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Care And Retirement Home By Dominique Coulon & Associés

Dominique Coulon & associés architectes designed a large healthcare facility for dependent elderly people in the heart of the Normandy bocage near …


Material Focus: Expansion Inspired by Portuguese Tiles by João Tiago Aguiar

<i>This article is part of our new series "Material in Focus", where we ask architects to share with us their creative process through the choice of</i> …


The Commons / Department of Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For Bangkok, or any other modern-day cosmopolitan cities, living conditions and spatial form continue to …

SHL Architects wins competition with reverse-cascaded monolithic block for Shanghai Library

<b>Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has won an international competition to design the new Shanghai Library, China, proposing a reverse-cascaded</b> …

6 buildings nicknamed Death Stars

That's no moon...it's a space station<p>In the new Star Wars film <i>Rogue One</i>, a group of Rebels attempt to steal the plans for the Death Star so they can formulate a strategy to destroy it. That’s exactly what some people wish they could’ve done to some of the U.S.’s most hated buildings—dubbed “Death …

San Francisco's most iconic buildings, mapped - Curbed SF

<i>This post was originally published in February 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information and additions.</i><p>The San Francisco cityscape you see now is but a fleeting image. The city's explosive building boom has our skyline morphing as fast as the Apple product roster. But in this age …

Curvy new skyscraper reflects river and rising design ambition

Chicago is a big dot on the architectural map because of its pre-eminent role in the invention of the office skyscraper, a development that transformed the skylines of cities worldwide. But thanks to the Great Recession, it's been seven years since a major downtown office building opened here. Now …

Frank Lloyd Wright’s forgotten prefabs

The American System-Built Homes were the architect’s attempt to bring better housing to the masses<p>A famous pack rat, Frank Lloyd Wright left an almost incomparable archive as far as American architects go, with countless records and sketches available to modern researchers. Within that trove of …

Mclaren MP4-12C by Sathya Melvani

automotivated: LM + BC by Alex Penfold Via Flickr: +Rain

automotivated: <b>LM + BC by Alex Penfold</b><i><br>Via Flickr:</i><br>+Rain

This is the fire station of the future — and it costs $32 million

From the 1960 plane crash in Park Slope to the 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center, Rescue Company 2's firemen have always responded to New York City's most dangerous emergencies.<p>For the last 31 years, they have worked and trained at their station in Brownsville, Brooklyn. But by …

New York City






Casa | ER

The house ER is situated 70km northwest of Brasília. It dates from 2008, at the time we were contacted to make a beautiful property in the country. The challenge we accepted in a heartbeat. After eight years, we received unexpected news. We were informed that finally the house will be built. …







Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Modern Prairie Style House With Lots Of Natural Wood In Decor

This modern home in Canada was built by Open Form Architecture in collaboration with interior design firm FX Studio<p>The Du Tour Residence in Montréal, …

A Visual Tour of Rio de Janeiro's Jaw-dropping Architecture

Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow)<p>It looks like the wing of an insect or the barbed petal of a meat-eating plant, or maybe the extended arm of a …

Rio De Janeiro