Category Archives: Architecture

Chinese skyscraper incorporates 108-metre high waterfall

New video footage reveals the latest incredible skyscraper being constructed in China, which incorporates a giant waterfall into its facade. New video footage reveals the latest incredible skyscraper being constructed in China, which incorporates a giant waterfall into its facade. Named … Continue reading

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Mecanoo completes residential masterplan on former industrial site – dezeen

Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo has transformed an old gasworks in the city of Hilversum into a residential neighbourhood featuring cylindrical apartment buildings intended to recall the dismantled gasholders.[…] Source: Mecanoo completes residential masterplan on former industrial site

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Vietnam’s Newly Opened Pedestrian Bridge Lifts Visitors with a Pair of Giant Weathered Hands

Two giant hands seem to suspend a golden pedestrian bridge which recently opened at the  Bà Nà Hills mountain resort just outside of the city of Da Nang, Vietnam. The 500-foot bridge rests in two outstretched palms which have been weathered … Continue reading

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A Brilliantly Designed Lunar Lander Tiny Home – Laughing Squid

Boat designer Kurt Hughes moved from sea to space with a brilliantly designed tiny home created in the spitting image of a NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander that sits on the banks of the Columbia River in Washington state. The project … Continue reading

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The hidden ways stairs shape your life

Stairs don’t just get you from point A to point B. Architect David Rockwell explains how they shape your movement — and your feelings.

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zaha hadid architects opens morpheus hotel in macau – designboom

morpheus, a new flagship hotel for macau’s city of dreams resort, has opened its doors to guests. designed by zaha hadid architects (ZHA), the project’s distinctive appearance is informed by the fluid forms found within china’s rich jade carving traditions. … Continue reading

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An Olafur Eliasson-Designed Building Only Accessible by Footbridge in a Danish Fjord

Fjordenhus is a recently completed structure built on the  Vejle Fjord in Denmark only accessible by footbridge. It is the first structure fully designed by the studio of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson (previously), and was inspired by the harbor’s architecture. The … Continue reading

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A Modern Solar-Powered Home Built Within the Ruins of an 18th-Century Farmhouse- Colossal

Architects Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks recently collaborated to build a sleek, modern home within the existing ruins of an 18th-century farmhouse. The home is built on a hill that overlooks more than 50 miles of Scotland’s pastoral fields and combines elements of … Continue reading

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New Eco-Inspired Gallery Presents Contemporary Art Within a Vine-Covered Exhibition Space

IK LAB is a new art gallery concept in Tulum, Mexico founded by Guggenheim descendent and Tulum resident Santiago Rumney Guggenheim and designed by Jorge Eduardo Neira Serkel. The open air exhibition space is located at Neira Sterkel’s upscale eco resort Azulik, and … Continue reading

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The Ornate Bird Palaces of Ottoman-Era Turkey

An important element of Ottoman architecture in Turkey was the addition of birdhouses affixed to the outer walls of significant city structures, a safe space for regular avian guests to nest outside of mosques, inns, bridges, libraries, schools, and fountains. The birdhouses were … Continue reading

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