Category Archives: Architecture

How 7 trees support treehouse pioneer’s own 1,800 sq-ft home

Michael Garnier has helped pioneer the craft of modern treehouse construction. His Garnier limb -invented in collaboration with other enthusiasts as an open-source project- holds up to 8,000 pounds and allows treehouse builders to create stronger, more durable dwellings in … Continue reading

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This Unassuming House Is Concealed in the Side of an Island Cove | My Modern Met

By Samantha Pires on February 27, 2021 Blink and you might miss this cleverly concealed home. When dealing with a complicated site—like a rocky cove on a beautiful Greek island—one of the biggest design decisions is how the building will … Continue reading

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Cycle Among the Treetop On This Raised Bike Path in a Belgian Forest | My Modern Met

By Samantha Pires on February 24, 2021 Say hello the squirrels while you’re up there. A new public infrastructure project called Cycling Through the Trees is an incredible elevated path that gives riders a new perspective while pedaling through the … Continue reading

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Daniel Libeskind On the Poetics of Memory and Time in Architecture | ArchDaily

In PLANE-SITE’s latest video from their Time-Space-Existence series, Daniel Libeskind describes his work in relation to Shakespeare’s quote that “time is out of joint.” Weaving in his philosophy regarding time, memory and architecture, Libeskind discusses his seminal works such as … Continue reading

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Floating Research Station That Cleans Ocean Wins 2020 Grand Prix

By Samantha Pires on February 10, 2021 This brilliant research facility is designed to clean the ocean it’s floating on top of. Climate change and the resulting rise in sea levels is directly impacting the future of architecture. It’s an … Continue reading

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Whale-Shaped Marine Observatory Will Offer Visitors a Fascinating Look Under the Sea

Venture under the sea through the head of a whale. London Architecture firm Baca Architects has designed a whale-shaped building as the Australian Underwater Discovery Centre. This playful marine observatory will be partially submerged in the sea in Western Australia … Continue reading

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An Elaborate Kamidana Shrine Designed by Naohiko Shimoda Wraps an Inner Corner

Architect Naohiko Shimoda’s interpretation of a kamidana—a small altar or “god shelf” that’s part of a tradition to bring Shinto shrines into private spaces—strays from the simple ledges most often found in Japanese homes. Designed with an intricate foundation and … Continue reading

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A Little Piece of Earth

‘There’s something to show for a lifetime of work.’ An architect reflects on a life built off the grid, among redwoods. Directed by Ryan Malloy (subjectivelytrue.media/). More on this video: psyche.co/films/from-modernist-architect-to-a-life-off-grid-a-creative-life-well-lived Watch more on Psyche: psyche.co/films

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What is: Brutalism?

ne might consider Brutalism as the ‘marmite’ of architectural history: it is a style that is systematically loathed and revered. HRH Prince Charles once compared one of the icons of Brutalism, Britain’s National Theatre, to a nuclear power station. A … Continue reading

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Architects Worldwide Declare a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

Architects Declare is a global initiative started in the UK that asks architects to demand a change for justice.   In May 2019, 17 renowned architecture firms launched a declaration of a climate, justice, and biodiversity emergency now known as … Continue reading

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