Hans Ferdinand Degraeuwe

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Porsche Design’s Lavish Residential Tower in Miami Lifts Residents and Cars Sky High

With units starting at $6.3 million and four-story penthouses topping out at $32.5 million, the Porsche Design Tower in Miami offers decadent living complete with a patented car lift system and private garages on every floor.<p>For true car aficionados who suffer separation anxiety when they leave …

Real Estate

Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles

Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.<p>Before I moved to Los Angeles from London in 1991, I had not heard of architect Ray Kappe. At the time, design buffs overseas were interested in quirky, anti-establishment West …

Preston Hollow

Dallas, Texas<p>The Preston Hollow House is currently under construction in Dallas, TX. <br>Renderings: Frost Visualizations<p>A large, floating pavilion roof hovers over the interior and exterior rooms of our Preston Hollow house (expected completion in mid-2018). This design was driven by the client’s …

Architecture

Leyda House

Leyda, Región de Valparaíso, Chile<p>Leyda Valley is located on the west side of Chile’s central coastal mountain range. About 7 km. from the Pacific Ocean sea side. 95 km. to the west of Santiago. The Leyda Valley is renowned because of it's proximity to the coast, in the area there is an important …

San Antonio

Cabin in Longbranch

Longbranch, Washington<p>Jim Olson’s reverence for nature and admiration of the site’s beauty is expressed in the design of this project located on Puget Sound and nestled amidst the towering fir trees of an ancient forest. What began as a 14-foot-square bunk house built in 1959 has morphed through …

Puget Sound

Take it Outside With These 11 Spring-Friendly Deck Spaces

It's finally that time of the year to dust off the outdoor furniture, uncover the grill, and get ready for some basking in the sun with friends and family.<p>Here, we've gathered a number of deck spaces we've featured in the past that will help get you in the mood for the warmer days ahead.<p>1. Modular …

Frank Lloyd Wright

How to Set the Stage For Outdoor Living With Scenic Doors

With an impressive array of scenic doors that capture views and connect spaces both inside and outside the home, Marvin Windows and Doors empowers homeowners to rejuvenate and personalize a space.<p>Scenic doors are often some of the most impactful features in a home, and for good reason: not only do …

Home Improvement

A Modern Town Hall in Bangalore

Architecture Discipline designed a unique, movable gathering place for a firm in Karnataka, India.<p>Situated within a 125-acre development in Karnataka, India, the Bangalore Town Hall was conceptualized by the New Delhi–based firm Architecture Discipline as both a central gathering place and a …

Architecture

Emaar says won’t top Burj Khalifa

Emaar, one of the leading property companies in the region, was denying reports by a section of the media that the Dubai-based developer was mulling …

A Walking City for the 21st Century

In a world where people live more mobile lifestyles than they have for centuries, cities are facing a problem they rarely planned for: their citizens …

Caterpillars

SPURA Developers Divulge Details Of Housing, Retail Rollout

Now that the excitement from the rendering reveal bonanza that was the city's announcement of its plans for the long-vacant Seward Park Urban Renewal Area has died down, it's time to take a closer look at the details. The Lo-Down reports that evelopers just launched an official website for "<b>Essex</b> …

The Gherkin: How London's Famous Tower Leveraged Risk and Became an Icon

<i>How does design change the nature and distribution of risk? In this, the first of four installments examining the Gherkin, the London office tower</i> …

Skyscrapers

Huaxi Urban Center Tower

Huaxi Urban Center Tower in Guiyang by <b>Tom Wiscombe</b> a showcase of the recent renaissance of investigation, regarding structure of contemporary …

Architecture

Dalian Daily Skyscrapers Resemble Shards Of Glass / GraftLab

German based GraftLab designed three towers in the heart of newly prestigious <b>Chinese</b> city of <b>Dalian</b>. The development will rise in the center of …

"Fangda Business Headquarters" Winning Entry / Huasen Architects

Huasen Architects (HSA) have been announced winners of the Fangda Headquarters competition. The winning proposal, located in Shenzhen, China, …

Architecture

Renderings Revealed For Extell's New 57th Street Megatower

Extell Development's newest hulking tower of glass at <b>217 West 57th Street</b> was recently approved by the Landmarks Commission, possibly setting a dangerous precedent of allowing new buildings to cantilever over historic ones in the process. But what's done is done, and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> just …

Architecture Art and Design Magazine

Latest<p>May 24, 2018<p>A table lamp can be a great addition to your room, both look and functionality-wise! Whether you’re a scholar, a writer, a student …

US 'Miss Universe' billionaire plans Russian Trump Tower

<i>“I have plans for the establishment of business in Russia. Now, I am in talks with several Russian companies to establish this skyscraper,”</i> Trump …

Northwestern Unveils Potential Replacements for Prentice

Northwestern University has unveiled three final proposals that are in the running to replace Bertrand Goldberg’s Prentice Woman’s Hospital, which is …

TF Cornerstone's Colossal West 57th Street Building, Revealed!

606 West 57th Street<p>The last visual we had of TF Cornerstone's huge development coming to <b>606 West 57th Street</b> was a small little thing buried in a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article. But now New York YIMBY unearthed the project's Environmental Impact Statement, which has many more looks at the massive …

Architecture Art and Design Magazine

Latest<p>May 23, 2018<p>Good sleep is not just essential to a healthy body, but also crucial for a healthy mind! There are a lot of people who...<p>May 15, …

A Modern-Day Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

The Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering is a contemporary interpretation of Babylonian hanging gardens, via Southeast Asia.<p>Singapore prides itself on its green-minded policies. With a well-connected public transportation network, robust water collection and treatment infrastructure, and a promise to …

A Stunning Tribute to Hong Kong's Super-Packed Cemeteries

Mind-Bending Photographs of Daredevils Against City Skylines

The Gherkin: How London’s Famous Tower Leveraged Risk and Became an Icon (Part 2)

<i>This four part series (originally published on Aggregate’s website) examines The Gherkin, the London office tower designed by Foster + Partners,</i> …

Architecture

Go Inside The First Complete World Trade Center Tower

4WTC<p>The building uses materials that make the tower reflect nature and its surroundings, in particular the 9/11 Memorial, which sits across Greenwich Street from the tower.<p>The glass facade takes on the color of the sky, blending into the landscape. Maki wanted to make a building that would …