Beyond Brutalism: Five Examples Of Wildly Innovative Concrete Architecture
In “Material Strategies,” author Blaine Brownell details how architects, from Zaha Hadid to Peter Zumthor, get creative with the most ubiquitous construction material on earth.
MAATworks designs Scandinavian-style red wooden townhouse in Amsterdam
Panels of cross-laminated pine form an angular staircase at the heart of this Amsterdam townhouse by MAATworks, which features a bright red facade
Discovery Centre Smith Vigeant Architects
Smith Vigeant Architects designed Discovery Center, a rustic wooden structure that offers envious views of Lake Monroe. Nestled within the hills of Québec, Canada, the building is a three-partite structure clad in various types of wood that boasts a of
Shaped By Algorithms, A Solar Powered Pavilion That Soaks Up Maximum Rays
The Endesa Pavilion’s pinecone-like exterior was designed by computer software to soak up the perfect amount of sunlight.
The Best New Restaurant - BANQ by Office dA
Banq is a restaurant located at the base of the old banking hall of Penny Savings Bank, in an early 20th century building abandoned for years in Boston. Th
Bone-White Geometric Facade Wraps Around Contemporary House in Israel
Zahavi Architects completed a distinctive and sculptural single family home in Ashdod, Israel with a water recycling system and solar panels.
Villa Vals - IGNANT
Architects CMA and SeARCH were focusing on the question if it would be possible to conceal a house in an Alpine slope while still exploiting the wonderful views and allowing light to enter the building when planing the Villa Vals. They decided to build a central patio into the steep incline to create a large […]
Green Screen House by Hideo Kumaki | HomeAdore
Contemporary single family property designed by Hideo Kumaki situated in Saitama, Japan.
Ground, Up! Curved Green Sky Gardens Wrap Tower Hotel
The best of both worlds: guests at this hotel get to enjoy skyscraper-high views and still experience layers of intensive greenery on virtually all levels.
Smart Glass: Flip a Switch to Make Opaque Turn Transparent
Smart glass can shade rooms on demand, making them transparent and reducing thermal gain with the flip of a switch or turn of a key.
Musical Urban Design: Rube Goldberg-Style Rain Drains
An interactive and artistic facade features the process of rain drainage prominently instead of hiding it, turning the flow of liquid into music for passers by.
Harads Tree Hotel By Tham And Videgard Architects
This tree hotel was designed by Tham & Videgard Architects and is located in the far north of Sweden, near the small village of Harads. The starting