In Zürich there is more than it ‘pleases’ the eye! Discover masterpieces by Le Corbusier and Calatrava, a sufers’ bar overlooking the rail tracks but also a container-garden, an unexpected wine fountain and a mesmerizing stain glass by Chagall.
Inflatable plants, stones, and hills populate SKNYPL’s New Korean Garden combining traditional aesthetics with a playful, sustainable and flexible attitude.
From a distance, the Potemkin Theatre looks like a colorful abstract home… “But there is more than it meets the eye,” explain at Maich Swift Architects.
An alien spaceship and a ‘Sambadrome’ defying gravity laws, concrete Mayan pyramids, a giant white whale ready to jump into the sea and Copacabana iconic patterns. UNESCO has named Rio de Janeiro first World Capital of Architecture! Pack your luggage and explore the best contemporary architecture of the Brazilian metropolis!
California-based studio Rael San Fratello has re-imagined the the US-Mexico border wall installing pink seesaws that allowed children and adults from both sides to play together.
“Unexpectedly, from my experience, the strongest street art lovers are generally older people who find a new way to live their city evaluating its aesthetics and social potentials, while younger generations harness art from Social Media,” says to Archipanic Italian street artist Peeta.
From an inflatable permanent lunar settlement to a Sputnik replica making some noise at Burning Man festival. We rounded up some of the ultimate and most visionary moon-inspired designs and architectures.
Millennial’s friendly interior design for ASICS’ Amsterdam headquarters proactively ensures the wellbeing of employees and visitors, sustainably.
Minimalistic interiors made in stone and wood, and a gravity defying roof characterize Fran Silvestre’s CDN House in Spain.
A design festival on a stunning villa in Côte d’Azur, Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus tours and New York’s celebration of moon landing 50th anniversary but also Venice Biennale and São Paulo Design Weekend. Explore the best events, fairs and exhibitions marking Summer 2019!
Snøhetta has designed 10 architectural elements for the Path of Perspectives Panorama Trail that highlight the unique features of Innsbruck’s spectacular Nordkette mountain range.
World Architecture Festival – WAF 2019 shortlist shows how architects can build a more sustainable future… Starting from a subterranean museum, a treehouse and an eco-airport indoor bio-diversity garden with a 40-metre indoor waterfall.
The ’almost-floating’ Yiwu Grand Theater features large semi-transparent glass sails sheltering from cold winters while allowing ventilation during the summer.
BIG and FREAKS freearchitects have inaugurated MÉCA, a new art-filled public space and innovative urban room overlooking Bordeaux’ waterfront.
Nature and architecture meet at the seashore in the semi-submerged sinuous architecture of UCCA Dune Art Museum by OPEN Studio.
Dedalum new ‘luminarium’ by Architects of Air is inspired by Greek mythology, Roman architecture and somewhere between a womb and a cathedral.
How can architecture support the LGBT – Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual and Bisexual – community with an inclusive attitude? The new Anita May Rosenstein Campus at the LA LGBT Center in Hollywood features social and housing programs, cultural venues and open spaces open and in dialogue with the surrounding neighborhood.
Estadio Diablos Rojos by FGP Atelier tops Mexican pyramids-inspired architectures with a roof aptly-shaped in the form of a devil’s tail – referring to the local ‘Red Devils’ baseball team – to bring people together.
Serpentine Pavilion 2019: a hill made of rocks informed by the natural world appears to emerge from the lawn of Kensington Gardens in London.
On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York that started the gay movement we looked into the LGBT urbanization process and how hate crime, far right populisms, real estate and dating apps threaten gay bars and rainbow districts that marked cities’ history from San Francisco to Berlin.
The new London Brutalist Edition by Skyline Chess transforms the Barbican Towers, the Alexandra Road Estate and One Kemble Street into architectural chess pieces.
MAD Architects’ snowflake-inspired Terminal 3 of Harbin Taiping International Airport in China dialogues with the gentle slopes of China’s vast Northern plains, and the region’s immense snow and ice.
Where to find a verdant and peaceful oasis in New York? In Time Square! Fernando Mastrangelo’s sensory immersive TINY HOUSE disconnects you from New York’s hustle and bustle.
From Paris to Hong Kong, Boston and Doha… Explore the stunning sharp and modernist architecture by the late Ieoh Ming Pei in our dedicated Pinterest gallery.
Pritzker Prize winner I M Pei, whose portfolio included the Louvre Pyramid and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th century.
From Ghana to Taiwan, Denmark, US and more. At Venice Art Biennale 2019 – the Olympics of Art – many national pavilions have a strong architectural imprint. Check the ones we liked the most.
Miysis has imagined to rebuild the recently destroyed roof and spire of Notre-Dame de Paris bringing together history and future.
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.
Check our ongoing report on the fate of the Notre-Dame cathedral. The Parisian iconic landmark risked to collapse under a fire which destroyed its roof and iconic spire on April 15.
Rapt Studio has created an interactive installations triggering reflection and conversation between visitors through theatrical pods and a lighting design setting.