Category Archives: Architecture

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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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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