Architecture

The 17 most beautiful museums around the world

Add some architecture to your travels<p>On the heels of Curbed’s round up of the best museums and libraries in the United States, it’s time to cue the wanderlust and turn our eyes abroad.<p>Although our country boasts some of the finest art in the world—all housed in seriously amazing buildings—there are …

Herzog & de Meuron

Flying House / IROJE KHM Architects

<b>Landing of An Airship that Load Nature</b><p>The owner of this house is a young pilot and his family for his future home space, the house landed lightly on …

Modern Architecture

Modern Residence Wrapped In Wood, Inside And Out

Architecture is the link between us and our natural surroundings, the element that separates us from nature and, at the same time, brings us closer …

Modern Architecture

16 Boxy Modern Pools For This Summer

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.

Modern Architecture

Frank Gehry Will Teach You Everything He Knows About Architecture For $90

The famous architect is teaching an online class about architecture this spring.<p>The architect Frank Gehry, famous for his curvy buildings and cantankerous personality, has a new gig—he's teaching an online class about architecture and design. For $90, Gehry aficionados can learn directly from the …

Frank Gehry

Own this rustic one-bedroom timber loft in River West for $242K

The newly-updated corner unit features wood throughout<p>Situated at the southeast corner of the City Towne Lofts building at 525 N. Halsted, this high-ceilinged, renovated loft offers proximity to downtown Chicago and won’t necessarily break the bank. While not quite a “one-bedroom” in the strictest …

Houses

Stunning Photographs of Singapore Architecture

Photographer Yik Keat is based in Singapore. Through mesmerizing pictures, he offers us a beautiful overview on this South-Asian territory. Mostly …

Architectural Photography

The Art of Rendering: How to Create “Lugano Lake House” Using SketchUp, V-Ray and Photoshop

David Santos has set upon recreating Lake Lugano House, a beautifully designed house by JM Architecture, which he modeled using SketchUp 2015 and rendered with V-Ray as part of a personal study of HDRI-based dusk lighting. Follow David in this article as he takes us from start to finish on this …

Modern Architecture

Snag this renovated 1960s Palm Springs home with pool for under $1M

The William Krisel design is listed for $925,000<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Palm Springs, California<p><b>Price:</b> $925,000<p>Though not quite as …

Houses

Seven Buildings To Visit Right Now

From a pyramid in New York to a Death Star in Taipei – the new builds lighting up the horizon this year<p>Austerity, Brexit, political disruption, …

Herzog & de Meuron

Apple's new product launch: Introducing Apple Park

Apple has issued a press release in time for Steve Jobs’ birthday on the 24th of February, launching their new headquarters as if it was a new …

Sustainability

Frank Lloyd Wright System-Built House in Beverly returns once again

The Prairie style home has relisted with another price reduction<p>A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in the South Side neighborhood has returned to the market once again, and it comes back with another price reduction. Known as the H. Howard Hyde House, this four bedroom home on South Hoyne Avenue is …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Woodard Residence / Archimania

<i>From the architect.</i> The Woodard Residence is a personal residence for a developer on an unused piece of land left from his recently completed …

Modern Architecture

London's 'smallest house' uses flexible plywood furniture to maximize space

Danish design firm Studiomama is known for their talent of creating comfy living space out of virtually nothing. However, designers Nina Tolstrup and …

Furniture

Aging Chelsea building is transformed into millennial-friendly rental

Architect Andre Kikoski refreshed 200 rentals in a circa-1985 building with modern, luxe features<p>“What if the micro-unit grew up?” That’s the question that architect Andre Kikoski asked himself when presented with the opportunity to completely revamp 200 apartments within the Grove, a circa-1985 …

Design

Residential Design Inspiration: Modern Central Fireplaces - Studio MM Architect

Modern Fireplaces – A Central Focus for Design<p>For one of our current projects we are designing a modern central fireplace as the focus for the main …

Design

Extraordinary House on the Portugal Coast

The articulation of two overlapping forms causes visual relations between full and void, between light and darkness. This is where QL house project …

Portugal

74 Bank Street

74 Bank Street is a rare jewel, nestled elegantly on one of the most tranquil side streets of Manhattan's West Village. Located in the heart of a …

Houses

10 of the best micro houses of minuscule proportions

Feeling the urge to downsize? Take lessons from 10 of the best micro homes – including a cloud-shaped holiday home and a 3D-printed urban cabin.<p><b>3D</b> …

Houses

Diébédo Francis Kéré to design the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion

This year, the Serpentine Pavilion will be designed by African architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, principal at Kéré Architecture and currently based in Berlin. An established summertime destination for locals and visitors alike, the Serpentine Pavilion is Kéré’s first London project. Known for …

Herzog & de Meuron

Frank Gehry to Teach Online Course on Architecture & Design

Frank Gehry has been selected by online education platform MasterClass to lead an interactive architecture and design course on his creative process. …

Frank Gehry

A different kind of Home-Delivery!

The home isn’t a product as much as it’s a space. However, the Mobile Home is given a product style treatment. You don’t build the Mobile home. You …

Design

Studio Gang Completes a Second Stunning Boathouse Project on the Chicago River

2016 A+Awards Firm of the Year Studio Gang Architects has added another striking boathouse to the Chicago riverfront in an effort to renew the connection between the city’s residents and the underutilized waterway. Located at Park 571 in the South Side neighborhood of Bridgeport, the Eleanor …

Chicago

Minimalist Architecture in 10 Buildings

Minimalism has become the style du jour and the ultimate buzzword. Whether applied to architecture, interior design, furniture, product design, …

Lifestyle

7 Lush Living Walls From Around the World

The living walls shown here are examples of the work of Patrick Blanc, a world renowned French botanist and designer who has hundreds of …

Paris

Staples Center architect lists post and beam in woodsy setting for $2.495M

Not far from Malibu Creek State Park<p>Tucked into Calabasas’s Monte Nido neighborhood, this lovely, circa-1970s post and beam residence blends into the native oak trees that surround it. Designed by Malibu architect Douglas Rucker, it was recently renovated by Staples Center architect Dan Meis, who …

Houses

Clever 3-in-1 apartment offers offers flexible, affordable housing

Hungarian firm Batlab put three studios into one Budapest apartment<p>Hungarian architecture firm Batlab—known for striking loft designs—has come up with a clever way to accommodate three separate studio within a single apartment. Titled, appropriately, “3in1,” the project explores the idea of …

Affordable Housing

Houses don't come a lot smaller than this tiny London pad

Due to house prices in London being what they are, some shrewd firms are looking to turn even the smallest space into a viable home. With this in …

Houses

NOVO Philly to bring 10 extra-wide townhomes to Logan Square

The starting price will be $2.5 million<p>The Mormon Temple in Logan Square is about to get some new neighbors across the street: 10 extra-wide luxury townhomes dubbed NOVO Philly.<p>Atrium Design Group and A2Z Development unveiled the project renderings yesterday, revealing 5-story townhomes at 17th and …

Construction

Caldera House

Hidden among the native grasses and Emory oaks in the San Rafael Valley of Southern Arizona, the Caldera House offers a modern refuge in a primitive …

Houses