Category Archives: Architecture

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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First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

The first images of Populous’ MSG Sphere venue, which is planned for near the Olympic Park in east London, have been released. Source: First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

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Ancient Ruins Reconstructed with Architectural GIFs

Today, views of the world’s ancient architectural wonders are firmly based in their current state of ruin, leaving to visitors’ imaginations the original glory of structures like the Parthenon, Pyramid of the Sun, and Temple of Luxor. NeoMam, in a project … Continue reading

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Stage Forest META-Project Read – thetreemag | ello

Stage of Forest BY META-Project Read more on: The tree mag @ello @elloblog @ellodesign @elloarchitecture @ellohome @ellominimal @minimalist @ellophotography @ellomakers #ellominimal5000 #minimal #minimalist #minimalism #design #architecture #contemporary #Contemporary architecture Source: Stage Forest META-Project Read – thetreemag | ello

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The Rise of the Wooden Skyscraper – Anthropocene

New, mass-timber engineering could transform the twenty-first-century city from a carbon source into a carbon sink Source: The Rise of the Wooden Skyscraper

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Optical Glass House by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Located in downtown Hiroshima, this house by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP has an optical facade consisting of 6,000 pure-glass blocks. As the house is located on a street with many passing cars and trams, the blocks effectively shuts out the noise enabling … Continue reading

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Seashore Library by Vector Architects

The Seashore Library by Beijing-based Vector Architects is located along the seashore of Bohai Bay, roughly three hours from Beijing. The design is unconventional in that the library has no paved path to the entrance and is accessible from the beach or … Continue reading

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