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Studio MK27 takes cues from Brazilian modernism for Osler House in Brasília

Brazilian studio Studio MK27 has rotated the top volume of this concrete house in Brasília so it extends out over a narrow swimming pool to rest on a …

Architecture

Spotlight: Pier Luigi Nervi

Known as both an architect and an engineer, Pier Luigi Nervi (June 21, 1891 – January 9, 1979) explored the limitations of reinforced concrete by …

Construction

Hyperloop One's Vision For Europe Comes Into Focus At Third Global Challenge Summit

“In the next ten years, we will see more changes in mobility than in the last 100 years.”<p>Now there's a statement we couldn't agree with more, and the …

Transportation

Heatherwick Studio

New Renderings of Penn Station's $1.6 Billion Renovation Released as Project Gets Greenlight

New York City’s fast-tracked Penn Station transformation project is moving forward, as Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the closing of the $1.6 …

Five BIG projects changing the face of New York City

Bjarke Ingels recently revealed that his qualifications are not recognised in the US, yet the Danish architect's firm still has projects springing up …

Architecture

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre / Renzo Piano Building Workshop

<i>From the architect.</i> The Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre is located in Kallithea, 4 km south of central Athens. An important cultural and educational …

The Textural, Geometric Surfaces of AL_A's MAAT in Lisbon

After a study of Madrid’s exuberantly geometric architecture, Digital Designer and Creative Director Joel Filipe continues his formal exploration in …

Architecture

Chongqing Central Park Life Experience Center / gad

<i>From the architect.</i> The core of the design stands in “Mountains and Waters, the poetic Chongqing” which highlights the spectacular landscape of …

Design

Press Releases

November 30, 2016<p>Gensler New York Moves Into Smart Office<p>NEW YORK – Gensler has relocated its 600+ employees to 1700 Broadway after more than 25 …

The Workplace

The Shed, A New Center For The Arts | Hudson Yards

The Shed will be a new center for artistic invention in New York. Scheduled to open in Spring 2019, The Shed will commission and present new work by …

Termeh Office by Ahmad Bathaei & Farshad Mehdizade Architects | Office buildings

This project is located in Hamedan, one of Iranian historical cities. Hamedan has an active urban space that is characterized by squares and an …

Architecture

How would engineers build the Golden Gate Bridge today?

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937, it’s been an iconic symbol on the American landscape.<p>By 1870, people had …

San Francisco

4 Important Things to Consider When Designing Streets For People, Not Just Cars

Go to any medieval European city and you will see what streets looked like before the advent of the car: lovely, small narrow lanes, intimate, and …

Contemplating Humanity's Effect On Planet Earth, From Above

<i>Earthrise</i>, a photograph taken on Christmas Eve of 1968 by astronauts of the Apollo 8 mission, was a defining moment for our collective understanding …

Habitat Andergassen Urthaler / Architekt Andreas Gruber

<i>From the architect.</i> Long-drawn natural stone walls shape the image of the western part of the Eisacktal in South Tyrol- Northern Italy. In the area …

Tour of Modern Shepherd Hut Built by Güte - A Great Tiny House Alternative

Does it Pay to Invest in Good Architecture? The Case of 'The Iceberg' in Aarhus, Denmark

It is often said that architecture only makes projects more expensive. That architects only add a series of arbitrary and capricious complexities …

Brickwork

<b>Brickwork</b> is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar. Typically, rows of bricks—called <i>courses</i>—[1][2] are laid on top of one another …

‘It’s time to set neoclassical architects loose on the Venice Architecture Biennale’

<b>The British Trads don’t get much attention from the modernist-dominated architectural establishment – it's time they were given a platform</b><p>There is a …

About Us | Glasshouse Gardens Stratford London

Lendlease<p>At Lendlease, our vision is ‘to create the best places’.Lendlease has an unparalleled track record in creating sustainable new …

HGA creates cedar-clad cottages for classical musicians in Vermont

US firm HGA Architects and Engineers took cues from Cape Cod-style homes while conceiving a series of cabins for world-renowned musicians spending …

THE NORMAN FOSTER FOUNDATION - MAKING THE DRONEPORT PROTOTYPE

Norman Foster Foundation’s Madrid Headquarters to Inaugurate with Global Forum in June

The Norman Foster Foundation has announced plans for its new Madrid-based headquarters to be opened in June this year, whose inauguration will be …

Jorge Bolio Arquitectura inserts restaurant into old Mexican textile factory

Building around a metal frame placed into ruins of a former engine room, Jorge Bolio Arquitectura has created a contemporary dining lounge in the …

SO-IL imagines a future of sustainable city living with smog-filtering MINI Living house

New York firm SO-IL has built a prototype house at the MINI Living space in Milan, featuring a white mesh exterior designed to filter polluted city …

How Architects Realized the Curving, Twisted, Slanted Walls in Toyo Ito's Mexican Museum

<i>This article is part of our 'Innovative Materials' series where we ask architects about the creative process behind choosing the materials they use</i> …

Construction

Zaha Hadid Architects reveals greenhouse-like technology hub to accompany world's first wooden football stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled a set of glasshouse-like technology buildings and a slatted-timber footbridge, which will join its wooden football …