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Spotlight: Carlo Scarpa

One of the most enigmatic and underappreciated architects of the 20th century, Carlo Scarpa (June 2, 1906 – November 28, 1978) is best known for his …

15 Rarely Seen Details Of The Parthenon

The Parthenon, unquestionably the most iconic of the Ancient Greeks' Doric temples, was built between 447 and 432 BC. Located on the Acropolis in …

Hiroshi Sambuichi: Architecture Begins with "Water, Air and Sun"

In my work as an architect, my idea is to bring out the beauty of a specific place. The sun, the water and the air at that specific place. Thus my …

Spotlight: Rafael Moneo

As the first ever Spanish architect to receive the Pritzker Prize, Rafael Moneo (born 9 May 1937) is known for his highly contextual buildings which …

Interview With Thom Mayne: “I Am a Pragmatic Idealist”

<i>For many observers, Thom Mayne might easily be considered the most unpredictable personality in architecture. Once labeled the “bad boy of</i> …

MINI’s tiny innovative home for three purifies the air in Milan

How do we cope with the increasing shortage of attractive housing in today’s cities? Car manufacturer MINI teamed up with New York architects SO – IL …

V12K03 / pasel.kuenzel architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In an inner-city context the spatial qualities of private dwellings depend on the degree of privacy. On …

Eight Tenths Garden / Wutopia Lab

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Eight tenths Garden is an art museum dedicated to arts and crafts, which can also be used as a venue for …

World’s tallest building proposal hangs a megatall on an asteroid (seriously)

We're speechless<p>Architects and developers are constantly battling height restrictions and zoning laws to build new tall towers, but one firm has decided to take it to a whole new level—to space, to be precise.<p>In a mind boggling new conceptual proposal, architecture firm Clouds Architecture Office …

Splendid Architecture Painting by Charlotte Keates

The painter Charlotte Keates has always been inspired by the interior architecture of the 60’s. Through her paintings, she seeks to reinvent this …

Sensationally Sculptural: Daring Lounge with Glazed Roof and Edible Garden

A modern lounge that links two traditional, heritage structures that are part of a beautiful <i>Melbourne</i> home is hardly the place where one would expect …

Architecture

A Collision of Art, Architecture, and Fashion in Marfa - Dwell

Architecture student @christineevi captured a quiet moment in front of Prada Marfa, located 26 miles outside of Marfa, Texas. Built in 2005, the permanent sculpture was designed by Berlin-based artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, and was realized by architects Ronald Rael and Virginia San …

Architecture

store displays for Hermès SS17

<b>Hermès has invited london-based designer fotis evans as a guest artist to create a series of window installations on madison avenue that showcase the</b> …

Beverly Hills

White Clouds / POGGI & MORE architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A new social housing project in Saintes has totally reinvented what living together means. A seemingly …

Working-class

Toranoko Nursery / Takashige Yamashita Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site offers a spectacular view of Mt. Fuji. With some houses and farms spread out in its …

Japan

EAN University / Daniel Bonilla + Marcela Albornoz

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> EAN University, Classroom building is the result of a competition by invitation, where we propose to set …

Studio Bell / Allied Works Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Designed by Allied Works Architecture (AWA), Studio Bell, home the National Music Centre (NMC) is the …

Flute

How Architects Realized the Curving, Twisted, Slanted Walls in Toyo Ito's Mexican Museum

<i>This article is part of our 'Innovative Materials' series where we ask architects about the creative process behind choosing the materials they use</i> …

Engineering

The March Rabbit / L'EAU design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The March Hare in Alice in Wonderland is a multifaceted character who guides the tale, inviting Alice on …

SHoP Unveils Plans for Detroit’s Tallest Tower on Historic Downtown Site

For nearly 100 years, the JL Hudson's Department Store in downtown Detroit stood as a mecca of shopping – the 25-story structure at one point holding …

Moody Center for the Arts / Michael Maltzan Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Moody interior is intended to create a sense of openness and possibility. Sightlines transect …

Archhive: Architecture in Virtual Reality Competition Winners Announced

Bee Breeders has announced the winners of its <i>Archhive: Architecture in Virtual Reality</i> competition, which asked participants to design a virtual …

Women Architects We Love Photos

The architecture world has long had a problem with gender inequality. Numerous studies (and firsthand accounts) have shown blatant sexism in the field, and scholars have, when regarding the architectural canon, long posed the question, "Where are all the women?" When Amale Andraos was named dean of …

Get to Know the Projects of Grafton Architects, Directors of the 2018 Venice Biennale

Yesterday, the Board of La Biennale di Venezia appointed Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects as curators of the 2018 Venice …

Architecture

10 Shortlisted Designs for London Holocaust Memorial Revealed

The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the designs of 10 teams shortlisted to design a new Holocaust …

Architecture