A tropical rainforest thrives on top of WOHA Architects’ Kampung Admiralty complex which combines community spaces, housing for the elderly, medical facilities, retail, restaurants, and cafes all shared within a single ventilated structure.
Foster & Partners, Zaha Hadid Architects, BIG and OMA are among the shortlisted studios competing at the World Architecture Festival Awards 2018.
The Crystal town-hall by Henning Larsen was inspired by the iron minerals of a historical mine which threats to swallow the city center of Kiruna. The building marks the first stage in the relocation of the Swedish city.
The AZULIK Art Center by Roth features sustainable biomorphic concrete volumes and floating bridges which seem to naturally grow from the Mexican wilderness.
If Trump won’t be able to build the US-Mexico border wall after the midterm elections, you can still build it in your own living room thanks to the new Lego-style kit by Keep and Bear.
The new Jameel Arts Centre by Serie Architects is a cultural hub featuring a white cluster of galleries, 7 desert gardens and an open-air sculpture park overlooking Dubai creek.
World Architecture Festival announces the 20 finalists for The Architectural Photography Awards 2018 including images of The Hive at Kew Gardens, Milan Duomo, Asif Khan’s pitch black pavilion for the PyeongChang winter Olympics and Foster + Partners’ Bloomberg headquarters in London.
Experience luxury in harmony with nature at the Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects’ Dômes Charlevoix eco-luxurious accommodations in Quebec.
On the centenary anniversary of the birth of Achille Castiglioni, La Triennale di Milano invites to venture into the design and architecture-charged synapsis of the Italian Maestro showcasing some of his most iconic designs, theories and values through a path of 20 clusters.
How can design learning make our future more humane? Titled A SCHOOL OF SCHOOLS, Istanbul Design Biennial 2018 explores the design process across 6 venues in Turkey’s cultural capital.
A golden entrance, a psychedelic club and ‘lifted’ facades with imprints of surrounding buildings are the key elements of THE IMPRINT, the new MVRDV-designed art-entertainment near Seoul’s Incheon Airport.
Uruguay’s cutting-edge design scene, a mind-powered airship and an exploration of how bigdata can help us to design better cities… 10 must-see design exhibitions at London Design Festival 2018.
The Greeks have a quite disobedient temperament! Studio INI’s kinetic installation at London Design Biennale 2018 morphs around the bodies of visitors passing through it and challenges the very static understanding of architecture. What if buildings could shape themselves around us? Disobey to prove it right!
Europe’s highest skyscraper twisting like a flame, a high-tech spaceship-looking stadium. a ‘prismatic’ airport inspired by snowflakes’ crystalline patterns, street art sanctuaries and a post-modern sleeping districts. Exploring the architecture of contemporary St Petersburg.
Majestic underground stations, constructivist buildings and the austere House of Soviets, but also the former KGB palace and the creepy Memorial to the Victims of Political Repression. Explore the impressive and ominous architecture of Leningrad, St Petersburg’s Soviet name.
Stunning cathedrals, glorious imperial palaces, romantic bridges and gorgeous palazzos but also Dostoevsky’s paths and the world famous Nevsky Prospekt. Discover the best of St Petersburg architecture: rooftop adventures, draw bridges’ light shows and the pleasant risk of falling victim to the Stendhal’s syndrome at every corner.
A former chocolate factory promoting photography, a glass industrial plant redeveloped for open air festivals, summer pool parties and concerts and a brewery turned into a design center. 7 must-visit creative epicenters at the helm of Moscow’s Post industrial Renaissance.
WOHA and Patricia Urquiola complete the Singapore’s Oasia Hotel, a sustainable and naturally ventilated tower featuring panoramic sky gardens and topped by an open-air intimate oasis.
Our latest Pinterest board features some of the best architecture and design pavilions, exhibitions and projects capturing the #Summer2018 vibe with style.
Sasha Shtanuk crowfunds for THE BLANKET, a 100 sqm ‘sea’ constantly changing it’s silhouette by the power of wind and “taking different surreal forms- waves, mountains or some giant fantastic sculptures”.
A MoMA’s specially commissioned photo essay by Valentin Jeck explores neglected buildings, monumental housing complexes and concrete skyscrapers built in the region of former Yugoslavia.
MVRDV is set to build Silhouette, a 78m-tall complex with a red ceramic facade in Moscow that aims to dialogue with two adjacent iconic buildings to create a gate into the city.
In Moscow, architecture lovers can explore the city’s different styles without walking up to the streets. The new Moscow Metro Architecture & Design Map guides visitors through some of the most stunning stations such as the baroque-esque Komsomolskaya the Avantgarde Krasnye Vorota and the futuristic Fonzinskaya.
PARADISO Ibiza Art Hotel features pastel-hued art rooms, a free ‘transparent’ suite for art residences and a street-art gallery.
193 bulletproof rainbow flags shielding from violence, New York’s LGBT Memorial, the Type With Pride friendly font and more… 7 inclusive and anti-discrimination projects supporting the LGBT community.
Summer 2018 – From Brazil to Japan, from Burning Man to Venice Biennale, but also Ibiza, the Maldives and Bruges… We selected 7 holiday destinations providing architectural unexpected discoveries.
Bjarke Ingels and Jacob Lange of studio BIG launched a crowdfunding campaign to build THE ORB, a huge reflective sphere raising in Black Rock City, the iconic temporary city rising from its ashes every year for the Burning Man festival.
A 9m high whale made from recycled plastic jumping out of the canals and a Nigerian buoyant school… International artists and architects created floating installations for Triennial Bruges 2018 tuning the the theme Liquid City and reflecting on a pressing question: how flexible, fluid and resilient a city can be at a time when nothing seems certain?
Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion 2018 harnesses a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry. The Mexican architect is the 18th and youngest architect to accept the invitation to design the long awaited temporary structure in the Serpentine Gallery lawn in Kensington Gardens, London.
The Cruising Pavilion at Venice Biennale brings sex and architecture together exploring controversial paths. From a strait-laced attitude to a not-necessarily straight bondage style… Until they all merged into date-apps.