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The Glass House Built Around a Tree

If one architect has his way, this futuristic hideout will combine the best of both.<p>We love a good tree house – and this proposal for a new home is one of our favorites.<p>Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov designed the "Tree In The House," a cylindrical glass home built around a fir tree, back in 2013, …

Two Houses at Nichada / Alkhemist Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site of two houses at Nichada Village is located in a suburban gated community in Bangkok, Thailand, …

Gorgeous Vertical Lakeside House by Lake Flato Architects Capitalizes on Stellar Views

Up, up, and away<p>San Antonio, Texas-based firm Lake|Flato Architects masterminded this knockout of a private weekend residence, called the Blue Lake Retreat, in Marble Falls, Texas (about 50 miles northwest of Austin). The house rises three stories on a steep slope and prominently features its …

KAAN Architecten svela il nuovo edificio della Tilburg University

27/04/22016 - KAAN Architecten e VORM costruiranno un grande nuovo edificio all’interno del campus dell’Università di Tilburg. Con l'Education and …

These Zaha Hadid Buildings Will Open Posthumously This Year

Long live Zaha.<p>Though Zaha Hadid unexpectedly passed away on March 31, the prolific architect is still introducing new work to the world. Her firm, which will still operate under the name Zaha Hadid Architects, has 36 projects on the boards in 21 different countries. (Moreover, Hadid herself …

Architecture

Attico di montagna a Cortina (Bl) – Outline Studio 74 | Arketipo

Situato a pochi passi dal centro di <b>Cortina</b>, in una struttura sviluppata su quattro livelli, il recente progetto di <b>Outline Studio 74</b> è un attico …

4 High Rise Condos with Balcony Pools

The idea of swimming hundreds of feet in the air might not appeal to everyone but in recent years and thanks to advances in engineering and …

Masow Architects disegna la casa intorno all'albero

14/04/2016 - Quante volte ci è capitato di raccattare materiale di risulta per realizzare la nostra casa sull'albero self-made? Chi non ne ha mai …

A Minimal Weekend House In Japan

Japanese architecture practice Process5 Design created the ‘T Weekend Residence’, a concrete retreat overlooking the sea near the city of …

Architecture

Stunning Russian Hill Condo, Designed by Jay Jeffers, Sold for $11 Million

The high life as seen through the eyes of one of the city's foremost designers<p>Speaking of Russian Hill, this stellar condo at 1750 Taylor nabbed a cool $11 million this week. In collaboration with Sutro Architects and Black Mountain Construction, noted San Francisco designer Jay Jeffers stripped …

New Dubai tower 'to surpass' world's tallest building Burj Khalifa

<b>Developers have announced plans to build a new tower in Dubai to surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building.</b><p>Emaar Properties has not announced the height of the proposed tower, saying only that it would be "a notch" taller than the Burj Khalifa's 828m (2,717ft).<p>The $1bn …

Burj Khalifa

Wuhan Greenland megatall eco-skyscraper is under construction in China

The megatall Wuhan Greenland Center, designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, is under construction in Wuhan, China. The 120-story, mixed …

This Huge Skyscraper Made of Wood May Rise in London

A proposed 80-story skyscraper aims to stand out in the London skyline by using an unconventional construction material—wood<p>A group of architects …

Skyscrapers

AIA announces top 10 housing projects for 2016 awards

The American Institute of Architects has announced its top 10 American housing projects of 2016, including a group of treehouse-like cabins in …

San Francisco

New York turns to micro apartments to solve city's big housing problem

In a city of big dreams and an ever-growing population trying to squeeze into a tight space, New York is hoping the solution to its housing problems …

Housing

Modern Ski Chalet In Quebec Serves As The Ideal Family Retreat

Ski chalets are often perceived as old, rustic cabins when in fact only some of them follow this pattern. Modern ones are usually a lot brighter and …

Massive Concrete Roof Shelters Norwegian Island Home

It helps with blending into the rocky seashore<p>There can never be enough gorgeous concrete summer homes, especially if they're anything like this one Oslo-based architect Lund Hagem created on the Norwegian island of Lyngholmen. Covered by a sweeping concrete canopy that bridges the surrounding …

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INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, VCU

Sited at the edge of the Virginia Commonwealth University campus in Richmond, Virginia, the new Institute for Contemporary Art will link the …

Secluded Seaside Retreat is a True Escape in Middle Earth

It sits along the eastern coast of New Zealand<p>If you have the means and truly want to "get away from it all," we suppose there's no better place than a house on a private beach hidden in the hills on a remote peninsula in New Zealand. Enter this gorgeous, rugged house, aptly named Seascape Retreat, …

Lego master Adam Reed Tucker’s Brick by Brick at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

Adam Reed Tucker is one of 14 Lego “certified professionals” in the world. His extraordinarily detailed Lego models contain up to 64,000 bricks and …

Lego

Beautiful Houses: Paravicini House

Today we will show you a beautiful house in Cachagua, Región de Valparaíso, Chile, a project by Cristian Hrdalo Architects. Open concept, lots of …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid designed an apartment building with robot valets and a private IMAX theater, and we went inside

A new futuristic apartment building by renowned architect Zaha Hadid will soon join the cluster of ultra-luxe apartments towering over the High Line, …

archatlas: Sunset Cabin Taylor Smyth Architects From the architect: The clients desired a private retreat from the main cottage further up the hill that would also enhance their enjoyment of the surrounding landscape in a location previously used to watch the sunset. The fully insulated glass cabin is encased on three sides by cedar slats. A green roof is planted with sedums and herbs to camouflage views of the cabin from the main cottage. The minimal furnishing includes a bed with built-in drawers, a wall of storage cabinets and a wood-burning stove. All interior surfaces, including floor and ceiling, are fabricated of birch veneer plywood. Images and text via Taylor Smyth Architects (via archatlas)

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Green Roofs

Shanghai Tower / Gensler

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Vertical Urbanism.Shanghai Tower is designed to embrace and stimulate the life of the city. Yet, instead …

Skyscrapers

ricardo bofill plans 3900 alton residences for miami beach

<b>ricardo bofill plans 3900 alton residences for miami beach</b><br>all images courtesy of 3900 alton<p><b>catalan architect ricardo bofill has added his name the</b> …

Kaplan Thompson's Earthship Farmstead

More specifics from <b>Kaplan Thompson Architects</b>:<p><b>Renewable Materials</b><p>Local, healthy and sustainable materials were specified throughout the project. As …

Renewable Energy

A new contemporary house in Wisconsin is covered in stone and shingles

Bruns Architecture have sent us photos of a new home they’ve designed in Madison, Wisconsin.<p>The home is located on a forested site, within the …

Architecture

60 White Street's opulently restored loft residences marry history, luxury and sustainability in Tribeca

"60 White Street is part of history," says Veronica Mainetti, president of development company Sorgente Group of America. "These buildings tell our …

Design