The World’s Largest Pedestrian Bridge

What’s the last best place for the world’s largest pedestrian bridge? If your answer is suspended 500 feet over a river gorge, you may have a new post-Covid bucket list destination. That is the predicament for the newly-opened 516 Arouca, which this week began accepting thrill-seekers...

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Mosman Park Residence by Humphrey Homes

This bold home has been conceived to be dramatic, mysterious and delicate all at once. Cubic in form, the floating box structure adds an air of mystery and intrigue as it sits suspended in the street. Sheathed in the ancient Japanese method of shou sugi ban, it allows...

This bold home has been concei...

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Social Inequality, As Seen From The Sky

Across the world, urban clusters have —to a greater or lesser extent— social and economic differences. Reflected in space, these imbalances of income and access to education, health, sanitation, and infrastructure generate ruptures more or less visible —although drastically felt. Although a daily reality for some,...

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Herzog & de Meuron completes M+ Museum

Housed in a monumental building on Hong Kong’s waterfront, the new museum of visual culture is due to open to the public later this year The building for Hong Kong’s new M+ Museum – dedicated to visual culture of all kinds, including art, architecture and moving...

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FAINA Follows the Sun in the New Collection.

Guided by the philosophy of live design, FAINA has stopped frequent production of items during 2020. Their collection will now be renewed twice a year — during the Winter and Summer solstice, days with powerful terrestrial and solar energy. “Living design, like all living things, depends...

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Agahnia House by Sebastian Mariscal Studio

A humble path seductively leads to a filtered stonewall with a mysterious presence. There are no windows and no reference to any grand entrance. Rather, a dense and naturally grown vegetated surroundings filtering the Agahnia house, to its almost disappearance. A door opens to discover...

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Bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

Lithuanian practice Balcytis Studija has completed a new bus station in Vilkaviškis, a small city in the south-west of the country. Situated across from the Vilkaviškis Cultural Centre, the new 11,300 sq m station project was designed to function both as an efficient piece of transport...

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Weave House by Wahana Architects

Starting from a question “How do you make a family, each of which already has a busy and fairly dense activity in the midst of the hustle bustle of the city of Jakarta, when they come home they can experience bonding each other in a...

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Biosphere, a Modern Luxury Green Work

The world is changing faster than any of us could expect, architects must transform or risk becoming obsolete along with their designs. This project continues the trend of trying to incorporate as many sustainable and eco-friendly principles as possible. The project is located in the south...

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Diaspora by L’eau Design

Diaspora is an inspiring single-story house located in South Korea, designed in 2018 by L’eau Design. ‘Diaspora’ has the meaning of national dispersion or separation in its etymology. It also refers to the residing place and community where the members of an ethnic group have scattered across different pats of...

Diaspora is an inspiring s...

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CAZA design of La Salle Church in Binan City

From the architects: In a bustling tech innovation campus in Binan City, Philippines, finding a way to connect with faith is essential to ensure personal wellbeing and growth. Part of a larger university master plan, also designed by CAZA, La Salle Church weaves together culture and...

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Camp Adventure by EFFEKT

Located in the preserved Danish forest, EFFEKT’s Camp Adventure project grants visitors the opportunity to experience nature in a new and interesting way. Copenhagen-based architecture practice planned the public pathway in such a way that disturbances and damage to the natural environment are minimized. The key focus of the project...

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ILOW by Carlo Ratti Associati

International design and innovation office CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati and Bouygues Immobilier have unveiled the design of ILOW, a new building in Paris that aims to act as a bridge between La Défense, the French capital’s financial powerhouse, and the nearby Tours Nuages (Cloud Towers), one of...

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Bustle House by FMD Architects

The very familiar task of renovating and extending an ageing, unavailing nineteenth-century Victorian terrace in inner-Melbourne quickly developed itself into a larger and more concerning conversation about how our constantly changing society lives and responds to the ageing and preservation of architecture of the past. Our response...

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Sculptural metal enclosure by Grimshaw

A decorative roof and curved weathered-steel wall will enclose the Amersham Vent Shaft that Grimshaw has designed for the High Speed Two railway. Built within a road junction in the town of Amersham, England, the cylindrical headhouse will become one of the only visible elements of...

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Urban Residence by Marcelo Sodré

Modern two-storey residence designed by Marcelo Sodré situated in São Paulo, Brazil. In this design, contemporary style, the architect Marcelo Sodré, created a townhome with integrated around a central landscaped courtyard environment, providing privacy and keeping the modernity of the work over the years. The topography initially...

Modern two-storey residence d...

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Low-carbon housing platform by ZHA

In collaboration with AKT II and Hilson Moran, Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled a new digital architectural platform for creating sustainable modular homes in Roatán Próspera, a semi-autonomous Economic Development Hub set to break ground on the north bay of Honduras’ island of Roatán. The platform...

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Sangini House

The architecture and design of Sangini House explore ways to respond to the context and spirit of the heritage in which it stands. This office building for the Sangini group characterizes new strategies for a flexible, column-free space that creates a new urban venture in...

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Calypso by SOMA

A remarkable private house designed by SOMA, built in 2017 in Lebanon. On the North side of Jounieh Bay, where the mountains plunge into the sea, Calypso hovers over the water like a crystal emerging from the rocks. Nestled on a small strip of rugged...

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TAIZHOU CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM

Taizhou Contemporary Art Museum is situated inside the Shamen Grain Depot Cultural and Creative Park with unique historical context. Taking advantage of a large area of existing factories and warehouses in the former Soviet Union style within the park, the new project aims at reintegrating...

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All-white cubic home in Monterrey

A courtyard with a swimming pool lies at the heart of this inward-facing dwelling in northern Mexico by architecture studio Cadaval & Solà-Morales. Casa Ombra is 608-square-metre house located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, a town within the sprawling metropolis of Monterrey. The property is approximately...

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Europe’s largest green wall building

A new wall is making headlines - and it is not a border wall. The unveiling of the “largest living wall in Europe”, the Citicape House by Sheppard Robson, in London aims to combat global warming and growing greenhouse gases and improve local air cleanliness...

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OMA’s Galleria in Gwanggyo

Commanding a prominent corner site in the center of Gwanggyo, a new galleria designed by OMA / chris van duijn has opened its doors to the public. Marking the sixth outpost of Korea’s first and largest upscale department store franchise, the huge stone-like volume intends...

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Climates future apartments

Plants sprout from coolers and plastic pots. There is reflective silver mylar everywhere, and animal skins. On the kitchen shelf cookbooks offer instructions on foraging and recipes call for cockroaches. This is the Singaporean apartment of the future as imagined by the U.K. design studio...

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Pop-up school from shipping containers

Crossboundaries’ latest installation is imagined as a fun inducing manifesto of future schools, where you can experience and imagine little glimpses of its principles. The installation is a part of the group exhibition for 2019 Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennale. The group exhibition contains five installations in...

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Underground Station in Espoo

The underground railway service in Helsinki was opened in 1982 and consisted of a single line, which ran from the city centre to the eastern suburbs, where it then divided into separate branches. Plans already existed in the 1990s to extend the underground in a...

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Low Cost House by JYA-RCHITECTS

This was the second “Low Cost House Series” project by JYA-RCHITECTS, sponsored by Korea Child Fund to improve a living environment for low-income families. The house was situated in a small rural village of Jangheung town in southeastern province of Korean peninsula and was a...

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Future Center by DDON

The site can reach downtown Yangjiang via S365 Provincial Highway (approximately 25 minutes drive), Yangdong District via Shixing Road (approximately 15 minutes drive), Jiangcheng District via Yabai Line West (approximately 35 minutes by car), and seashore in the east. It has extremely convenient traffic conditions...

The site can reach downtown Ya...

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Amos Rex by JKMM

Designed by Finnish practice JKMM, Amos Rex – a major new art museum in Helsinki – is completed. Amos Rex continues the work of Amos Anderson Art Museum (1965-2017) that was established at the bequest of Amos Anderson (1878-1961), a highly regarded Finnish philanthropist, art...

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Undertaking Ideas to Fight Pollution in Delhi

Studio Symbiosis, a multidisciplinary architectural firm, has recently proposed a serie of solutions to clean up Delhi’s air, to fight against the already pervasive pollution: The inhabitants breathe 25 times more toxic air than the limit set by the World Health Organization. The first part...

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Adidas Halftime Headquarters

The Danish architecture firm COBE, headed by Dan Stubbergaard, has designed a new multi-purpose building for the world-famous sports brand adidas’ corporate headquarters in Germany. The building was officially opened last year, and now, the photos have been released for publication. In 2019, the iconic sports...

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Bricks in a Tropical Indonesian Home

Located in Cinere, just outside Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta, the two-story Flick House stands out with its contemporary brick facade and its focus on sustainability. Jakarta-based DELUTION designed the residence for a family of six who wanted their home to be "humble and warm"...

Located in Cinere, just outsid...

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Lendager Group to build 20 townhouses in Copenhagen

Recycled concrete, repurposed double-glazing and discarded flooring boards were all used in the construction of Upcycle Studios, a Copenhagen housing development designed by Lendager Group. Danish architecture studio Lendager Group built the series of 20 new townhouses in the Ørestad district of Denmark's capital city. All...

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Cultural bridge: Art museum in Jishou

Bridges in China have a long tradition not only as traffic links but also as social gathering places. This heritage is revived in the design by the architects at Atelier FCJZ for Jishou Art Museum in central China. The Jishou Art Museum in the county-level city...

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Discover The New Louis Vuitton Store in Séoul

On the hights of Cheongdam-dong avenue, in Séoul, South Korea, the new Louis Vuitton store is full of contemporary and traditional inspiration. Seen as a reference to the Korean culture, art and creativity are honored. The curved glass facade from Franck Gehry is similar to the...

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French Riviera – Beibei Food Center

SEATOPIA·Bright & Bay Food by Guchuang Design is a supporting property of Sino-Ocean Group. The 2,000 square meter building space accommodated an owner’s canteen and two themed restaurants. SEATOPIA is a Coastal holiday complex developed by the Sino-Ocean Group in Beidaihe New District. It covers an...

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