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A stroll down the street of tomorrow

An upcoming installation in Sydney will give visitors firsthand experience of where our cities might be heading in the future.<p>What makes for a good …

Urbanism

Student Proposal for London's Bishopsgate Goodsyard Builds on the Legacy of Zaha Hadid

In their semester-long project at Zaha Hadid’s final studio course at the Yale School of Architecture, students Lisa Albaugh, Benjamin Bourgoin, …

Architect builds his own studio at the end of Toronto garden

The Brooklyn trend for backyard studios has extended all the way to Toronto, where the founder of architecture firm Six Four Five A has constructed a …

Architecture

KPF completes South Korea's tallest skyscraper

American firm Kohn Pedersen Fox has completed the 555-metre-high Lotte World Tower in Seoul, which is now the tallest building in South Korea and the …

South Korea

AP House Urbino / GGA gardini gibertini architects

‘AP House’ bears witness to the rebirth of an ancient rural hamlet situated on the top of one of the highest hills in Urbino, highly esteemed for its …

Design

Herzog & de Meuron’s Museu Blau in Barcelona Through the Lens of Denis Esakov

We look for materials which are as intelligent, versatile and complex as natural phenomena, in other words materials which don't just appeal to the …

Architecture

"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York

The innovative Cornell Tech campus has officially opened on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. Master planned by SOM and featuring buildings and …

Architecture

Calatrava's City of Arts and Sciences is "insane" and "amazing" says George Clooney

Actor George Clooney and film director Brad Bird have heaped praise on Santiago Calatrava's cultural complex in Valencia, which features as a key …

Spain

Eight career-defining projects by French architect Manuelle Gautrand

With the news that Manuelle Gautrand has become the first female laureate of the European Prize for Architecture, here's a look at eight key projects …

France

Tham & Videgård completes "tent-like" summer house on a Swedish island

Swedish studio Tham & Videgård Arkitekter designed this summer retreat with a dramatic scooped roofline for an island in the Stockholm …

Architecture

Plywood staircase extends up through centre of Philadelphia townhouse by ISA

American firm Interface Studio Architects has built an all-white townhouse in a gentrifying part of Philadelphia, with a plywood core running up its …

Architecture

Jaguar electrifies its classic E-type car

With more and more countries planning to eradicate petrol cars, Jaguar has unveiled a zero-emissions version of its iconic E-type model – which it …

Jaguar Land Rover

London's Hidden Tunnels Revealed In Amazing Cutaways

Piccadilly Circus tube station by Renzo Picasso, 1929. Pedants may note that the traffic flow has been reversed, as it would be in Italy. Copyright, …

London

Baynes and Mitchell creates museum complex within historic buildings of Chatham Dockyard

A pointy black entrance building has been added to the historic dockyards of Chatham, England, as part of a major expansion of the local nautical …

British Museum

Inequality caused by urban renewal is "the central crisis of capitalism" says Richard Florida

The revival of great urban centres including New York, Los Angeles and London has caused unprecedented inequality and has led to the populism of …

Equality

Richard Meier completes Bauhaus-inspired tower in Tel Aviv

American architect Richard Meier has finished work on his first project in Israel, a residential tower covered in a "veil" of white louvres that …

Tel Aviv

Bowral

Grimshaw unveils Sydney office tower designed to appeal to the "millennial worker"

Architecture firm Grimshaw has revealed plans for an office tower overlooking Sydney harbour, which will comprise three district sections and a …

Architecture

Scullion Architects adds charred-larch tower to terraced home in Dublin

Located near Dublin's docklands, this three-storey Georgian terraced house has been converted from three bed-sits into one light-filled "upside-down …

Architecture

Simple House / Moon Hoon

<i>From the architect.</i> The weather is strong, it dominates jeju life, it is very windy quite often, and weather changes instantaneously. The basalt …

Jeju

9 Important Photoshop Tips for Architects

<i>This article was originally published by RenderPlan as "9 Powerful Photoshop Tips for an Effective Workflow."</i><p>A powerful software like Photoshop can …

Adobe

Lego to launch new model kit of BIG-designed visitor centre ahead of opening

Lego has unveiled a model set of its new Lego House, designed by Bjarke Ingels' architecture firm BIG, to coincide with the opening next month.<p>LEGO …

Architecture

The Ogden Center by Daniel Libeskind | Office buildings

Durham, UK— Durham University has opened its new £11.5 million Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics designed by Studio Libeskind (New York). Durham …

Architecture

Grand Designs cliff-hanger creates prototype for steep sites

Steel cables and rock anchors secure this multi-level Wellington house to the cliff, so it appears to float above the bush.<p>Hidden away in the …

New Zealand News

Experience the Beauty of Norwegian Architecture with This Time-Lapse Video

As the second chapter in his series, <i>Iconic Norway</i>, Alejandro Villanueva has released a time-lapse of the Trollstigen Visitor Center, a project by …

Peter Pichler Architecture Wins Competition for Looping Towers in The Netherlands

Peter Pichler Architecture has been selected as the winners of a competition to design a new residential tower complex in the town of Maarssen just …

Design

Basket Apartments in Paris / OFIS Architects

<b>Urban plan conditions</b><p>The project is located on a long and very narrow site, on the edge of Parc La Vilette in Paris’s 19th district, within an urban …

How to Install Inconspicuous Thermal Solar Panels in Just a Few Hours

When it comes to increasing the energy efficiency of a project, solar panels provide many benefits, but architects often avoid using them for …

Clean Energy

JG House / MPGARQUITETURA

<i>From the architect.</i> The design of JG House started with the site itself. As you approach from above, our intention was to create a huge garden on …