Designed as an architectural reaction to changing weather conditions, architecture firm Snøhetta’s Tungestølen hiking cabin in the western part of Norway on a small plateau overlooks the Jostedalen glacier.
Present and future encounter in MAD Architects’ masterplan for Shenzhen Bay Culture Park. The 51K sqm site comprises cultural and entertainment venues and green spaces dotted by buildings resembling monumental stones.
Despite the pandemic, happy (Virtual) Pride! Companies, architects and designers suggest the business can do more in advocating for the LGBT+ community’s battles.
With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”
Peter Pichler Architecture’s Mirror Houses completely disappear in the landscape while providing breakthrough views on the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The floating building’s reflective surfaces are laminated with an UV coating preventing birds collision.
Artificial flowers empowering urban bees, quirky warrior panda bear sculptures and birds-friendly mirrored houses are among the selected projects on show at the ‘Can creativity save animals’ lives? ’ exhibition Archipanic has curated for Monkey 47.
Graphic designer Nvard Yerkanian portrays undervalued and endangered Armenian Soviet buildings to build up architectural awareness in the country. “There is a raising interest on Socialist and Brutalist architecture, and we have quite a few of them in Armenia.” Let’s not forget what what we’ve been through, says the architect and illustrator to Archipanic.
Today Instagram went pitch-black. Over a million people posted a black square in solidarity with protesters for racial equality following the death of George Floyd in police custody.
Located just metres off shore in exclusive Sidney Palm Beach, Lilypad floating villa brings resort style comforts to one of the most tranquil of settings.
The accessible and affordable LivingHomes take inspiration by the sustainable imprint of Scandinavian design and invite to fully immerse in nature.
Venice Architecture and Art Biennales delayed by one year as a majority of architects participating in the show had asked for a postponement.
Master of light, transparency and immateriality, Nanda Vigo was one of the most visionary postwar Italian architects and artists. Her creative journey began as a child fascinated by Giuseppe Terragni’s architecture and Flash Gordon comics. During her carrier she collaborated with some of the most influential avant-garde movements and creative minds such as the Zero Group, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Gio Ponti.
Under the Burj Khalifa, Zaha Hadid Architects’ Opus building explores “the balance between solid and void, opaque and transparent, interior and exterior”. The project is home to the new ME Dubai hotel, the first and last one in which the late architect created both the architecture and the interior design.
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The ‘Can Sau – Emergency scenery’ project by unparelld’arquitectes in Catalonia transforms the ruins of a building into a new public space for various cultural activities and social interactions.
The Quzhou Sports Campus and public park by MAD Architects in China features a stadium, a pool and other buildings, all hidden in gentle green slopes.
CHYBIK + KRISTOF’s Mendel Greenhouse resurrects the historic gardens the notorious scientist conducted his pioneering experiments in the city of Brno, Czech Republic.
Life after COVID-19: from the rise of the ‘disinfection zone’ and the ‘smart working space’, to the boom of hype-free home gardening. Sergey Makhno predicts how our homes will change after the world’s quarantine.
From Salvador Dali to Foster + Partners, Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban and more… We selected 10 great egg-shaped buildings from Beijing to London, Mumbai and more.
Freebooter residential building by GG-loop was conceived as a modern “ship on land” as well as a biophilic architecture bringing together Nature-made and human-made.
The inclusive microlibrary Warak Kayu by architecture studio SHAU is made from locally sourced wood and takes advantage of the tropica climate to minimise energy consumption.
Architecture and design studios, platforms and institutions launched COVID-19 competitions and open source projects to develop solutions to save lives and tackle the pandemic.
Luxury department store Galleria in Gwanggyo dialogues with the nature and architecture of the new South Korean city inviting visitors to engage with architecture and culture as they shop.
Japanese PM and International Olympic Committee announced that Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been postponed “no later than summer 2021” due to coronavirus.
Mashad CEO Headquarters consists into a concrete cube smoothly carved by a giant arch sheltering volumetric communal spaces.
2020 Pritzker Prize. For the first time the Nobel equivalent for architecture goes to a team of two women: Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, co-founders of Grafton Architects.
2020 Venice Biennale will run from 29 August to 29 November. The world’s most influential architecture event has now been shortened to just three months instead of the usual six due to the “complexity of the organisational machine.”
For the Stockholm Metro photo essay, young German photographer David Altrath roamed for several nights the empty stations of the “world‘s longest art gallery” in the belly of the Swedish capital.
The One Thousand Museum skyscraper by Zaha Hadid Architects features a hurricane-proof structural concrete exoskeleton with a fluid design. The 62-storey residential tower opposite Museum Park in Miami offers views across Biscayne Bay which includes the city’s new art and science museums.
KWY.Studio’s Desert X Al Ula Visitor Centre welcomes visitors to the inaugural lanscape art exhibition in the Saudi Desert with a neat juxtaposition of geometries.