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Frei + Saarinen adds a zigzagging roof to a community centre extension in Switzerland

A zigzagging roof extends across this extension added to the original gable end of a community centre in the Swiss municipality of Oberglatt by …

Engaging DNA Bench By True Design Adding Appeal To Public Spaces

Inspired by the DNA molecule, Leonardo Rossano of True Design together with Debora Mansur developed an engaging furniture piece. The twisting DNA …

Archello.com

The Coolum Bays House by Aboda Design Group - Building Design + Interior Architecture <br>http://www.archello.com/en/project/coolum-bays-house

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>March 28, 2018<p>Transparent bathrooms and shower designs have been proven to be a simple yet effective way of giving your washroom a trendy and …

Vanhawks Valour Connected Bike

As increasingly more people give up their cars in favor of biking to work, it only makes sense that necessity would drive our bikes to get smarter — …

SEGUIN by Agence Bernard Bühler: http://www.archello.com/en/project/seguin

Archium's Urban Hive tower has a perforated facade modelled on honeycomb

Hundreds of circular apertures perforate the reinforced concrete walls of this office tower in Seoul by Korean studio Archium, designed to recreate …

Architizer

Montreal house by Naturehumaine features a glass floor with a skylight overhead

Canadian studio Naturehumaine inserted a glass floor and skylight to draw sunlight through the interior of this two-storey house in Montreal, and …

Ribbon-like design wins competition for Turkey broadcast tower and visitor centre

<b>News:</b> international architecture firms IND and Powerhouse Company have won a competition to design a 100-metre-tall broadcast and observation tower …

How To Climb The World’s Second-Tallest Tower

Warning: dizzying heights ahead. Fearless explorers Vitaliy Raskalov and Vadim Makhor–“Skywalkers” who regularly (and illicitly) scale the heights of some of the world’s tallest attractions–recently went to China to explore Gensler’s under-construction Shanghai Tower, the world’s second-tallest …

Proposal Repurposes Abandoned Subway Stations in Paris

Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Koziuscot-Morizet has proposed a transformative design plan for the city's abandoned Mtro stations that would turn the desolate underground locations into attractive venues. The intention is to reclaim the Parisian stations for use by its citizens and tourists. It …

Art Galleries

Brilliant Door Design Flips Over to Open and Close

Vienna-based Austrian designer Klemens Torggler has crafted a revolutionary piece of architecture that allows one to enter and exit a room by shifting a multi-panel door, known as <i>Evolution Door</i>, to an adjacent position without a floor track. Instead of having to install additional components for a …

Demonstration

Gravity-Defying Upside Down House in Russia

In Moscow, visitors to the All-Russia Exhibition Centre are welcome to explore inside this unique, inverted house, where the ceiling is on the floor and vice versa. Everything within the home, whose name is roughly translated as <i>Shifted House</i>, is completely ordinary… if you're standing upside down. …

Living Rooms

Curious Wanderings of Batman in the American Southwest

In this delightful series of black and white photographs by French artist Rmi Nol, Batman is imagined in a number of tongue-in-cheek scenarios. These photos are almost like a glimpse into the life of a retired Batman living out the rest of his days in the desert landscapes of the Southwest.<p>Whether …

Batman

The Uncanny Honeycomb Inspired Estar Móveis Store in Brazil

<b>Estar Móveis</b>, a furniture design company from Brazil opened a new store in São Paolo and we have to say…it’s bold and crazy! SuperLimão Studio, the …

Impressive Illustrations by Kuldar Leement

I really enjoy to see the work of imaginative artists that come up top notch pieces showing different worlds. That really makes you think about the …

Stroll Down One of the Fakest Streets in China

H&N? Hugo BGSS? And SFFCCCKS Coffee? Welcome to Wuxi city, which might be home of the phoniest shopping street in all of China.<p>The signs are located …

Time traveling photographer adds herself into her childhood pictures

Genius. Photographer Chino Otsuka has discovered the art of time travel. Instead of exploiting a whole in the Space-time continuum to time travel, …

Spectacular Geometry Displayed by Andrew Road House in Singapore

<b>A D Lab</b> have completed <b>Andrew Road House,</b> a modern residence located in the Caldecott region of central Singapore. The uneven terrain as well as its …

Dezeen's review of the year: October 2013

Our review of the year continues with October, during which the design of Zaha Hadid's stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was set to be scaled back …

Core77 2013 Year in Review: Materials, Part 3: The New Stuff

<i>More on BASF's premium penny-farthing below...</i><p><b>Core77 2013 Year in Review</b>: Top Ten Posts · Furniture, Pt. 1 · Furniture, Pt. 2<br>Digital Fabrication, Pt. …

Compact Home Designed for Breathtaking Views of the Alps

Overlooking some of the best mountain views in Austria, this 45-square-meter house designed by Peter Jungmann is a fully-furnished and functional home set on a hillside in the village of Nussdorf just outside of Vienna. Playfully taking its name from a combination of the words ‘UFO' and ‘Vogel,' …

Architecture

Old Water Tower Converted into a Beautiful Modern Home

Architect Mauro Brigham of Bham Design Studio has repurposed an old water tower in Belgium, simply known as <i>Chateau d'eau</i>, into a livable home. The 30-meter-high tower, which was first constructed sometime between 1938 and 1941, has been transformed into a high-tech, modern residence that offers all …

Water

Sophia Chang installs stretchy fabric tunnels through a gallery

People could immerse themselves in a huge fabric cocoon at this interactive installation by architect and artist Sophia Chang (+ slideshow).<p>Sophia …

Digital Museum / Claudiu Ionescu

“Inspired by Constantin Brancusi’s „miracle” sculpture, the building rises naturally from the ground through golden spirals (the fibonacci spirals) …

Architecture