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Beirut Terraces / Herzog & de Meuron

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Site<p>The city of Beirut lies in the heart of the developing Middle East. Having always been a …

The biggest real estate development in American history will have a 15-story maze of stairwells

New York City's Hudson Yards — the biggest private real estate project in American history— is getting a massive public centerpiece that looks like it was inspired by M.C. Escher.<p>The structure — part interconnected stairway, part tower, part art piece — will stand in the heart of the development's …

Malan Vorster's treehouse-like residence offers views of Cape Town forest

Four cylindrical towers are elevated on stilts to create this retreat in Cape Town, which was designed by local studio Malan Vorster to offer views …

Herzog & de Meuron’s LA Arts District Will Take Almost Two Decades to Complete

Last fall, Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron proposed a massive mixed-use development on a megablock in Los Angeles’ Arts District — a design that’s unlike anything else in the low-rise neighborhood. This week a new environmental analysis study was released detailing the extent at which it will take to …

SHoP + Rossetti to Complete $140 Million Renovation of Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland

Quicken Loans Arena, home of the current NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers, is set to receive a $140 million transformation. Designed by SHoP and …

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 …

Pabellón Rio Blanco

The project consists of a small summerhouse with spectacular views located near an equestrian club.<p>The client wanted the summerhouse to open to the …

Jupiter 3D Panels

We would like to share the work of Oleg Soroko and his series entitled: Jupiter 3D Panels. Oleg is an architect based in Moscow, Russian Federation. …

Zaha Hadid Architects' Competition-Winning Design for Forest Green Rovers Will Be World's First All-Wood Stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects has been announced as the winner of an international competition to design a new football stadium for the Forest Green Rovers …

Herzog & de Meuron's Elbphilharmonie Hamburg announces completion in lights

Herzog & de Meuron's long-delayed Hamburg concert hall has announced its completion to the city in huge illuminated letters.<p>On the evening of Monday …

Villa KDP / Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The villa is situated not far from the Belgian Coast near the French border, in an area plenty of dunes …

Community of Municipalities' Offices / Atelier du Pont

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> History and context<p>The Community of Municipalities of the Pays des Herbiers was created in 1995. It …

Estonia's wedge-shaped national museum opens on former Soviet airbase

A 350-metre-long glass block ramps up from the runway of a former soviet airfield near the city of Tartu to form the Estonian National Museum, which …

Architecture

Diller Scofidio + Renfro completes Vagelos Education Center for Columbia University

New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro has completed a new medical centre for Columbia University that features a vivid orange "study cascade" …

archatlas: New Facility in Columbia University Medical Center The Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is a new, state-of-the-art medical and graduate education facility for medical and graduate students at Columbia University. The building is a 100,000-square-foot, 14-story glass tower that incorporates technologically advanced classrooms, collaboration spaces, and a modern simulation center to reflect how medicine is taught, learned, and practiced in the 21st century. The design seeks to reshape the look and feel of the Medical Center, and to create spaces that facilitate the development of skills essential for modern medical practice. Images and text via (via archatlas)

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Architecture

Cutler Anderson builds wooden Newberg Residence over an Oregon pond

Visitors must traverse a bridge to enter this family dwelling by US studio Cutler Anderson Architects, which was built atop a pool in Oregon (+ …

Inside Las Pozas, Edward James' Surrealist Garden in the Mexican Jungle

Edward James, one of the most eccentric and interesting twentieth-century collectors of surrealist art, arrived in Xilitla, Mexico at the end of the …

Industrial Boundaries

Ever since I've been taking pictures more seriously than a regular "snap-snap" from time to time. I actually do appreciate more and more the …

Triangle Cliff House

Suited for those who favor life on the edge, the Triangle Cliff House is a fairly self-explanatory design by German architect Matthias Arndt. …

Architecture

Renzo Piano completes Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center on a huge artificial hill

Italian architect Renzo Piano has finished a major new park, library and theatre complex in Athens, following one of the largest donations for a …

SHoP architects to design national veterans resource complex

<b>SHoP architects to complete national veterans resource complex for syracuse university</b><p><b>syracuse university has selected SHoP architects to design the</b> …

7 (More) Websites to Help Us Be Better Architects

Last year we published a list of 22 websites meant to make an architect's job a little bit easier. From selecting the perfect color scheme to …

MVRDV creates transparent interior for Hong Kong office block

Transparent glass walls, floors and furniture all feature inside this office block, created by Dutch firm MVRDV in a stripped-out Hong Kong factory …

Olafur Eliasson installs giant waterfall at Palace of Versailles

A towering waterfall appears to fall from midair into the Grand Canal at the Palace of Versailles as part of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur …

Termeh Office Commercial Building / Farshad Mehdizadeh Architects + Ahmad Bathaei

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is located in Hamedan, one of Iranian historical cities. Hamedan has active urban space …

Architecture

Bjarke Ingels' Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is "mountainous outside and cavernous inside"

<b>Movie:</b> in this exclusive video interview, Bjarke Ingels explains how his firm BIG used stacks of fibreglass boxes to create a huge undulating …

Buro Koray Duman finds uses for neglected space under elevated New York highway

Food trucks and a sports facility are included in these conceptual schemes by Buro Koray Duman for a derelict space under the Brooklyn-Queens …

DGT architects: estonia national museum

apr 22, 2018<p>to learn more about the firm, designboom spoke with its founding partners who discussed their creative approach and some of the major …

REX Designs a Concave and Crystalline Office Building for Washington DC

REX has released designs for 2050 M Street, an office building in Washington DC’s Golden Triangle Business District. The 41,800 square meter (450,000 …