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Future skylines: 2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition - CNN Style

Written by Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>Rain-making buildings and a bee hive-like tower covered in buzzing drones -- these are the structures that could shape the skylines of the future.<p>Both concepts were submitted to the annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition, which invites young architects and designers from …

Low cost straw-bale cabin in Andalucia, Costa de la Luz, Spain

Low cost straw-bale cabin in <b>Andalucia, Costa de la Luz, Spain.</b><p>Contributed by Anonymous.

Private art gallery by Stonewood Design cantilevers into a 17th-century Cotswolds barn

This glazed house-shaped gallery sits within an old barn in a English village without appearing to touch the floor, the thick stone walls or the …

Listed Building

Exbury Egg: Amazing Self-Sustaining Floating Office Launches in the UK

1/7<p>Two years ago, a group of architects, artists and engineers announced plans to create a floating egg-shaped room to be occupied by artist Stephen …

Amazing

5 Proposals Reimagine Toronto Ferry Terminal and Waterfront Park

Waterfront Toronto has unveiled five proposals for the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park design competition. The finalists were …

Toronto

This Tree-Covered Apartment Building Cleans A Polluted City Block

Walking down a certain city block in Turin, Italy, you won’t see any trees lining the sidewalk. Instead, they’re suspended in the air: A new five-story apartment building called 25 Verde is covered with 150 trees, each surrounded by custom-shaped terraces. It’s the apartment building version of a …

10 of the most innovative buildings on the planet

Can architecture be a path into the clouds? Can you sunbathe underground? Is pretty a public amenity? These are just a few of the questions posed by HWKN architect and Architizer.com co-founder Marc Kushner in his new book, The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (Simon & Schuster; $17). An …

Tree house building in the forest - Amazing Tree Houses by Takashi Kobayashi

The cabins are very popular with young and old. Many people would like <b>to build</b> a <b>house on a tree</b> and make it a place of retreat and relaxation of the …

Treehouses

A New Architectural Style for the Age of the Individual

As modernist architects broke free from vernacular architecture and developed a homogenized international style, many created sterile spaces and …

Architecture

Japanese Artist Hand-Crafts Intricate Three Dimensional Paperscapes

Japanese artist Katsumi Hayakawa's "Paperworks" exhibition explores the impression of architectural density through delicate three-dimensional …

BIG's Givskud Zoo makeover to offer "freest possible environment" for animals

<b>News:</b> Danish firm BIG has unveiled a vision for the future of Denmark's Givskud Zoo where animals and humans "co-exist", and all the architecture is …

Cadmapper - CAD files of any area in the world

Instant CAD models<br>of any location on Earth.<p>Architects and urban planners use Cadmapper to save hours of routine drawing. It transforms data from …

South America

Big U storm defences "will secretly protect Manhattan from flooding" says Bjarke Ingels

<b>Movie:</b> Bjarke Ingels explains how the $335 million allocated to BIG's scheme to upgrade Manhattan's storm defences will be used to create a flood …

Penda's modular bamboo hotel could be expanded horizontally and vertically

Design collective Penda has developed a concept for a flexible, portable hotel made from rods of bamboo, designed to bring guests closer to nature (+ …

Tadao Ando reveals concrete and glass apartment block for Lower Manhattan

<b>News:</b> Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled designs for his first building in New York City – a seven-storey concrete apartment block in …

"Inhabiting the Desert" Since 1914: Morocco at the 2014 Venice Biennale

Morocco was heavily influenced by European modernism due to its strategic position in Northern Africa. It was governed as a European protectorate for …

"Forms of Freedom: African Independence and Nordic Models" - The Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2014

<i>From the Curators.</i> The exhibition at the Nordic Pavilion has been titled FORMS OF FREEDOM: African Independence and Nordic Models. The exhibition …

Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sancaklar Mosque located in Buyukçekmece, a suburban neighborhood in the outskirts of Istanbul, aims to …

Extremism

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Mirrored cabin installed in Scottish glen by Angus Ritchie and Daniel Tyler

Architecture students Angus Ritchie and Daniel Tyler have designed and built a mirrored lookout point in a Scottish national park that both frames …

Alianza Francesa Jean Mermoz School / Guillermo Hevia García + Nicolás Urzúa Soler

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project consists in the remodeling of an existing school and the construction of new programs, with …

Home Improvement

Tokyo cafe interior by CUT Architectures is modelled on a laboratory

A white-lacquered steel ceiling grid, plants under strips of lighting and white tiled surfaces feature in this Tokyo cafe, designed by CUT …

San Lucas Pavilion / FRPO Rodriguez & Oriol ARCHITECTURE LANDSCAPE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The San Lucas Pavilion is, fundamentally, a reinforced concrete structure , barely 15 cm wide, which is …

Lightweight Concrete Structure Wins Competition for New Gramalote Market Plaza

In 2010, the town of Gramalote in Colombia was destroyed by a catastrophic mudslide, triggered by heavy rainfall and a series of small earthquakes. …

Terminal da Lapa / Núcleo de Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project arose out of dialogue with the host context, its immediate physical surroundings, its …

Casa na Mata / NITSCHE ARQUITETOS

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This shelter design at the open Atlantic coast rainforest in the State of Sao Paulo is an opportunity to …

Relative

Origin Architect transforms Beijing factory into a theatre complex

A huge folding wall lifts up to reveal the contents of a weathered steel auditorium at this abandoned printing factory in Beijing, which Chinese …

Architecture Art and Design Magazine

Latest<p>May 15, 2018<p>The term “Artificial Intelligence (AI)” is thrown so much around these days, that’s it’s started to become a white noise in the …

Snøhetta architect says 9/11 attacks led to "a reawakening of architecture in New York"

<b>News:</b> rebuilding the World Trade Center site has revitalised the architectural scene in New York according to architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta, who …