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Canadian lake house by Paul Bernier features dark wood and rusted metal cladding

Montreal architect Paul Bernier has completed a home clad in blackened timber and weathering steel on the shores of a lake in rural Quebec.<p>The …

Architecture

Cary Tamarkin constructs Island Creek home in the Hamptons with local materials

New York City architect-developer Cary Tamarkin has built a modernist home in the Hamptons using locally sourced wood and stone, to match the area's …

Architecture

Studio Libeskind to build twisted garden tower in Toulouse

American architect Daniel Libeskind's firm has been selected to create a 150-metre-high tower covered in trees and plants in the heart of Toulouse's …

Architecture

Black House / AR Design Studio

<i>From the architect.</i> Black House is a private new build house in Kent, completed in the summer of 2017 by Winchester- based architects AR Design …

Design

Branch Studio uses rammed earth to build Melbourne house extension

This moody Melbourne house extension by local studio Branch Studio Architects features dark rammed-charcoal walls, window nooks and an outdoor …

Architecture

Perimeter House encloses private courtyard and plunge pool in Melbourne

Australian studio Make Architecture has added a brick extension to a Victorian cottage in Melbourne that bounds the street on one side and curves …

Architecture

The World's Most Expensive Cities in 2017 (And Why They Are So Expensive)

As anyone who has recently attempted apartment-hunting in a major urban area will know, reasonably-priced housing can be difficult to come by for …

Real Estate

Zaha Hadid Architects Unveil Photographs of "World's Tallest Atrium" Under Construction in Beijing

Zaha Hadid Architects have released new photos showcasing the ongoing construction progress of Leeza SOHO, a mixed-use office tower in Beijing's Lize …

China

Rural Idaho home by Olson Kundig has gadgets and gizmos aplenty

An entire glass wall swings upward to open this spacious retreat to the landscape of the American West – one of several inventive features …

Architecture

Rocksplit House / Cometa Architects

<i>From the architect.</i> The steep ground and the plot’s narrow dimensions determine the pronounced and gradient form of the building which rises from the …

Architecture

Aperture-Style Retractable Roof at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium Closes for the First Time

Atlanta’s Mercedes Benz Stadium has released a new video showing the structure’s unique aperture-style retractable roof closing for the very first …

Trucks

LAMAS builds contemporary Canadian farmhouse with reclaimed timber walls

The old agricultural buildings of Quebec informed this modern farmhouse near Montreal, which features walls of reclaimed wood, steeply pitched roofs …

Architecture

Newberg Residence / Cutler Anderson Architect

<i>From the architect.</i> This single-family 1,650 square foot residence and 550 sf guest house was designed to broaden the owners’ already strong …

Architecture

The Iron Bridge

This article is about the bridge in Shropshire. For the Shropshire village, see Ironbridge. For other uses, see Iron Bridge (disambiguation).<p>The <b>Iron</b> …

Falkirk Wheel, Central Scotland

Glasgow

Falkirk Wheel

The <b>Falkirk Wheel</b> is a rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. The lift is named after the nearby …

Kate's House / Bower Architecture

“A house for living in!” exclaimed the client in the early stages. “Textured and warm with a touch of whimsy – but no stunts that will date..”<p>With …

Architecture

Whale-like leisure complex survives big squeeze

Acme’s Watermark WestQuay Southampton – a joint venture between Hammerson and the council – has been value engineered to within an inch of its life. …

VR Architecture: Why the Next Design Frontier Will Be in Virtual Spaces

The new digital state of mind has affected almost every industry as we know it, from music to health. Meanwhile, architecture remains unaltered, …

Virtual Reality

InQuik Bridging Systems

Spotlight: Arata Isozaki

Japanese architect, teacher, and theorist Arata Isozaki (born 23 July, 1931) helped bring Japanese influence to some of the most prestigious …

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Settle Station

Settle Railway Station<p>Settle railway station serves the town of Settle in North Yorkshire, England. It is operated by Northern Rail who provide all …

Railway Stations

Dulwich College Laboratory by Grimshaw Architects | Universities

The Laboratory at Dulwich College is a state-of-the-art science building located in the heart of the school’s historic campus in south London. The …

Education

Renting for life? Housing shift requires rethink of renters' rights

Australia is the world capital for property speculation. Australians play property like Monopoly: buying, selling, demolishing, rebuilding, …

Loop NYC driverless-car proposal offers Manhattanites more time and green space

New York studio Edg has proposed converting some of Manhattan's major roads into public-transit highways for driverless vehicles, in order to reduce …

Transportation

The Guide to Home Geothermal Energy

Efficient and economical, geothermal heats, cools and cuts fossil fuel use at home. Whether you're in sunny Florida, or snowy New Hampshire, a ground-fed climate system can free a consumer from fluctuating energy prices and save money on power bills immediately. Here's how it works.<p><i>Drill and Fill:</i> …

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre | Architecture And Design

One of the great success stories in the development of the city of Melbourne is the creation of the flourishing Parkville medical precinct in the …

Renzo Piano designs top-heavy arts centre for Columbia University

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has cantilevered the gallery and performance spaces at the top of this off-white arts school, which was designed for …

Columbia University