Rammed Earth

studio KO monograph takes readers on a tour of the firm's work to date

<b>when pierre bergé, yves saint laurent’s partner in both life and business, was searching for an architect to build a new museum dedicated to the</b> …

Yves Saint-Laurent

American houses | Dezeen

Architecture firm Amalgam Studio has created a long, linear home for an elevated site in the Hudson River Valley, with pine-clad walls and a gabled …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Bhoomi | Tropic Responses

Bhoomi, an <i>Eco-Friendly Home</i> is the later addition to an existing residence, a load bearing structure with conventional building materials such as …

Wastewater

Mexico. A house retrieving the tradition of rammed earth

Quinta Gaby is a single-family house designed by Taller Tlaiye that retrieves the traditional building technique of rammed earth. Located in Atlixco, …

Swimming Pools

Organic and Sustainable, the Quinta Gaby Residence is Literally Built From the Land

There is nothing old-fashioned in the form, look and aesthetic of Quinta Gaby, the gorgeous Atlixco residence featuring a cluster of low-story …

Architecture

Can Architecture Cheat Death? 5 Crucial Facts About the Bioscleave House

The Bioscleave House in East Hampton, NY, is an art project designed to guarantee immortality. It's still looking for a mortal buyer with $2.5 million.<p>Homes in the Hamptons are known for their beach appeal, extravagant price tags, and intriguing backstories.<p>And then there’s the Bioscleave House in …

Living Rooms

Piano concerto: a view of a master of the confluence of engineering and architecture

Stuart Nathan<br>Features Editor<p><b>Few modern architects have engaged with engineering as much as Renzo Piano. A new exhibition at London’s Royal Academy</b> …

Engineering

Across China: Western Xia Imperial Tombs seek world heritage status - Xinhua

YINCHUAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- The royal mausoleums complex of the emperors in the Western Xia Dynasty (1038-1227) has been making every effort to …

News (China)

Kevin McCloud asks just how may toilets do we need in a house?

How many toilets are too many?

New Zealand

Eco-friendly AgriNesture buildings promote agriculture and job growth in Vietnam

Although the majority of Vietnam’s population relies on agriculture, rapid industrialization and a skyrocketing population in recent years has led to …

Green Design

Desert Dwelling in the Dancing Light House

In the heart of Paradise Valley, Kendle Design Collaborative crafts contemporary architecture that responds to the surrounding desert with geometric forms and mimetic colors<p>Sharp and striking, <b>Kendle Design Collective’s</b> modern desert home in Arizona’s <b>Paradise Valley</b> unfolds among arid landscapes in …

Lighthouses

Rammed Earth Walls Tie This Eco-Friendly Home to the Desert

Spanning a desert wash, a modern residence in Arizona embraces its natural surroundings with minimal impact.<p>When Keith and Becky began planning for their new family home on a lot in Paradise Valley, they worried that the desert wash bisecting the site would severely hamper their design vision.<p>But …

Tiny House Movement

Bushey Cemetery / Waugh Thistleton Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Bushey Cemetery is a 16-acre site of outstanding natural beauty situated within the meadows in London’s …

Architecture

Greenhouse Restaurant / Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Greenhouse Restaurant is built on Luxes’ Island – an urban retreat destination in Chengdu. The …

Architecture

5 Most Colorful Long Island Homes On The Market

Not everyone's a fan of neutrals.<p>While some prefer to live in a classic home, other prospective homeowners aren't fans of blending in.<p>For those who …

Real Estate

Dancing Light House by Kendle Design Collaborative features dramatic pointy roofs

Expansive angled roofs crown this desert house by Arizona firm Kendle Design Collaborative, protecting and shading spaces between walls of rammed …

Architecture

Quinta Gaby / Taller Tlaiye

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Quinta Gaby (QG) is a single-family residence built using rammed earth, a thousand-year old technique …

China’s lost ‘pyramid of eyes’

It’s a 4300-year-old walled metropolis. At its heart is a giant step pyramid — lavishly adorned with stone stylised eyes and faces.<p>Now called Shimao, …

Archaeology

Remains of 4,000-year-old lost city with 230-foot-tall pyramid and pits filled with human SKULLS from mass sacrifices discovered in China

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a lost city in China that thrived more than 4,000 years ago.<p>On a ridge above China’s Tuwei River, …

Archaeology

Contemporary off-grid bush retreat with coastal views

<b>Sue Fyfe’s love affair with the small timber town of Dwellingup started 23 years ago, when she and her partner decided to buy a peaceful weekender to</b> …

Off-grid

modern relics: a retrospective of ruin renovation and intervention

<b>ruins and dilapidated structures are often celebrated because, apart from nostalgic value, the natural dilapidation itself over time may offer a</b> …

Architecture

Massive Pyramid, Lost City and Ancient Human Sacrifices Unearthed in China

A 4,300-year-old city, which has a massive step pyramid that is at least 230 feet (70 meters) high and spans 59 acres (24 hectares) at its base, has …

Archaeology

Neolithic Step Pyramid Uncovered in China

SHAANXI, CHINA—<i>Live Science</i> reports that a step pyramid in the Neolithic site known as Shimao has been excavated in northern China by a team of …

Archaeology

AgriNesture / H&P Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> 75% of Vietnam's population now lives mainly on agricultural production in rural areas; however, rapid …

Architecture

Rammed earth walls tie this modern home to the Arizona desert landscape

Architect Brent Kendle of Kendle Design Collaborative married architecture with the desert landscape in Desert Wash, a site-specific home that sweeps …

Architecture

TOOLING UP

BY SARAH COWLESBay Area landscape studios team with local artisans to evolve CNC-fabricated site elements.FROM THE AUGUST 2018 ISSUE OF <i>LANDSCAPE</i> …

Landscape Architecture

The Block: Spence and Kerrie’s secret exposed

They left their family and friends behind in Melbourne to buy and run a Bed and Breakfast in the Barossa Valley, South Australia.<p>Now, New Idea has …

Celebrity (Australia)

H&P architects proposes a housing-type to revitalize agriculture in vietnam

<b>H&P architects designs a residential solution to a decline in the agricultural industry of vietnam.</b> as rapid industrialization and urbanization cause …

Architecture

Modest Hillside House Reminiscent Of Cozy Mid-Century Modern Homes

Designed for a family wishing to downsize and to simplify their lives, this cozy hillside house located in Paradise Valley. US is reminiscent of …

Mid-Century modern

Here's the dirt on a rammed-earth renovation in Australia

<b>Add heritage preservation, passive house design and a butterfly roof and it pushes a lot of buttons around here.</b><p>Victoria may be the smallest state in …

Sustainability