Category Archives: Architecture

A System of Root-Like Benches Spreads Organically Through a South Korean Public Park

Root Bench is a multi-height bench system installed in Hangang Park in Seoul, South Korea. The design is a winning proposal by Yong Ju Lee, which creates a circular protrusion of roots that provides space for rest and relaxation. The nearly … Continue reading

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A Schoolhouse in Brazil Just Took Home One of the World’s Most Prestigious Architectural Awards

RIBA awards international prize for world’s best new building to a boarding school in Brazil. In architectural circles, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is no less important than the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to … Continue reading

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A 10-Ton Copper Staircase Designed by CEBRA Floats Above Copenhagen’s Redesigned Experimentarium Museum

A twisting set of floating copper staircases intertwine at the main entrance of Copenhagen’s new science and technology center, the Experimentarium. The museum, and its four-story Helix staircases, were designed by Danish architecture studio CEBRA who wanted to create a subtle … Continue reading

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The Enchanting History of Notre-Dame Cathedral’s Famous Gargoyles – My Modern Met

How much do you know about the gargoyles of Notre-Dame Cathedral? Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is celebrated as one of the most exquisite examples of Gothic architecture. Constructed in the Middle Ages, the church has welcomed worshippers and sightseers for … Continue reading

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Why the buildings of the future will be shaped by … you | Marc Kushner

“Architecture is not about math or zoning — it’s about visceral emotions,” says Marc Kushner. In a sweeping — often funny — talk, he zooms through the past thirty years of architecture to show how the public, once disconnected, have … Continue reading

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Exploring Worlds Deep Beneath the Earth

Great Big Story Published on 2 Oct 2017 In this reel, we’re venturing deep, deep underground. We begin in Stockholm at the world’s longest art gallery, explore the mysteries of shell grotto, and visit the hidden metropolis 150 feet beneath … Continue reading

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A Prickly Structure Made of 70,000 Reusable Hexapod Particles

Architects design structures to last for generations. They erect buildings that will become classic additions to the skyline and last for generations due to solid foundations unsusceptible to catastrophic disaster. Researchers at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) at the University … Continue reading

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World’s First 5-Star Underground Hotel, Carved From Forsaken Quarry, Opens Doors – DesignTAXI.com

The hotel design has been dubbed a “modern architectural wonder.” Come October, InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland will officially open its doors to the public. The hotel, which has been carved into the side of an 88-meter-deep abandoned quarry, has been dubbed a “modern architectural … Continue reading

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Lush Greenery Fills Pixelated Openings and a Vertical Landscape in Jean Nouvel’s Tower 25

Tower 25  is a 220-foot-tall structure by French architect Jean Nouvel  that features a range of perforated square openings packed with a variety of lush greenery. The building opened in Nicosia, Cyprus in 2015 and includes a vertical landscape on … Continue reading

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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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