Eugene Tan

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A Radical New Approach to Prison Design

A recent topic that has been receiving attention among architects is the issue of designing prisons. The increased awareness of the problem has been …

Sociology

Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Metal

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we've rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were …

Architecture

House at Akatsuka / atelier HAKO architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is a narrow L shaped site that is located on Tokyo’s typical dwelling environment would be …

Architecture

In Tokyo, A Vertical Farm Inside and Out

As young people migrate to cities in ever growing numbers, so grows the concern for the future of agriculture. Prototypes for urban/vertical farms …

Urban Agriculture

How Much Will It Cost to Start My Own Architecture Firm?

<i>Starting your own firm is a daunting task, especially if you're not completely sure of what you're getting yourself into. Author Mark LePage, founder</i> …

WORLD PHOTO DAY: The 13 Architecture Photographers to Follow Now

In honor of World Photo Day, we've rounded up the 13 architectural photographers who have been impressing us most in 2013. From industry …

Architecture

The Tower House / Gluck+

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This small vacation house is designed as a stairway to the treetops. Keeping the footprint to a minimum …

Architecture

PALÄON / Holzer Kobler Architekturen

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Architecture<p>The PALÄON pushes itself out of the slightly hilly topography and cuts into the forested …

Architecture

Digital Workflows in Architecture: Design – Assembly – Industry / Scott Marble

The logics of digital processes in architecture have begun to structure the way that architects design, the way that builders build, and the way that …

Construction Industry

Woodskin: The Flexible Timber Skin

Have you ever wanted to create delicate, complex shapes from plywood, but can't because it's too stiff and unforgiving? Well all that might soon …

Technological Change

PARKROYAL on Pickering / WOHA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Singapore-based WOHA Architects have long been advocates of the ultimate ‘green city’ – one that would …

Built Environment

The 10 Most Inspirational TED Talks for Architects

Inspiration is a funny thing: when you need it is nowhere to be seen, and just when you're not expecting it, it can blindside you in the least …

Restaurant by Yuanxiang Lake / Atelier Z+

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Restaurant by the Lake is located on a sloped site, south east if the newly built Jiading Library. …

Panoramic Photography

Infographic: Saving the Earth with Sustainable Cities

With Stockhom, Hamburg and Copenhagen leading the way, urban metropolis’ worldwide are beginning to rethink their infrastructure and envision ways to …

Sustainability

Smartisan OS unveiled in China, takes a fresh approach to Android UI design

Following the likes of Meizu and Xiaomi, another star is born in the Chinese smartphone market. In fact, some may already know the man behind this new Android-based Smartisan OS: Luo Yonghao, a self-taught ex-English teacher (and later becoming the principal of his own English school until last …