Architecture

African urbanization

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It is widely predicted that the future of many African nations will be urbanization with the population moving to cities from the rural communities that they currently reside in. Statistically 15% of Africans were living in cities in 1960 but that is now 40% with the pace of change exceeding European transition and the proportion exceeding that of Southern Asia. Read More…

Centro Botin by Renzo Piano

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The Fundación Marcelino Botín was created in 1964 by Marcelino Botín Sanz de Sautuola and his wife, Carmen Yllera, to promote social development in Cantabria. Read More…

Tao Nature design

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AoE are an architecture firm based in Beijing, China. They were commissioned to design a sales pavilion for SUNAC in Chongqing to promote their luxury apartment development. Read More…

Roof market - food from the skies

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This simple concept by the Penda collaborative brings the inside-outside connection physically together by creating a roof "market." Read More…

Where the magic happens...

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We each have our preferred and particular approach to being creative, a place where we can focus and work the best and for writers, an environment where it just happens... Read More…

Underground wine

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The Sangiovese grape... Read More…

Future house

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Zaha Hadid's only private residence was built for Vladislav Doronin in the Bravika Forest, Moscow. Read More…

Future cities will adapt to our needs with data

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Adaptive Architecture of "Sensory digital infrastructure" as UNSense describes it, will use data to adapt and adjust our living environment to our changing needs. A "technology that adapts to its users."
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The light from Jerusalem

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Mount Herzl Memorial Hall, finished in September 2017, was excavated in the Jerusalem mountain to form an intimate space for a personal and collective experience of commemoration. Read More…

From old to new


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Different is good... Read More…

Rising out our urban heritage

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The cultural rich cities of the world are ones that still retain their history while showcasing the contemporary. Berlin, London and Paris, to name but a few, are urban places where you can experience development over the centuries. Read More…

Performance Nature

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Sitting on the edge of Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang province in China, this Cultural Centre is an organic masterpiece by MAD Architects. Read More…

The law of light

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This new courthouse by Mecanoo hides its size and mass with a delicate, sculptural articulation of the building's form that reflects light and creates depth with shadow. Internally the light play continues providing a cool elegance and calm to the civic functions it provides. Read More…

Architectural strata

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The Natural History Museum by Ennead Architects, is located on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail Read More…

Stairway to heaven

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Serenity carved out of waxed concrete... Read More…

Take a seat

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A furniture showroom made from...furniture...

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Historical reflection

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The Milestone is a 12 storey, mixed use space creating an anchor on a public square in Neue Weststadt, Esslingen, Germany. Read More…

A taste of design in a single malt

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At the heart of the Macallan estate in Speyside, Scotland, is a new design for a distillery that has been crafting whisky for almost 200 years. Read More…

A sustainable city from new

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The new Indian state capital of Amaravati will be “one of the most sustainable in the world.” Read More…

Teaching with Bamboo

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This amazing sustainable structure is a Lecture Hall in Yangshan, Wuxi, China. Read More…

Frank Lloyd Wright in the clouds

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Have you every wanted to experience some of the greatest architecture in the world?

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The Terminator Hotel

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As if taken from the movie Terminator, this is the world's first "free-form exoskeleton" tower.
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The Trailer Home reinvented

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Invisible Studi have developed an affordable "house" using locally sourced timber and construction waste. The structure is relocatable using a trailer. Read More…

Holding a golden bridge with two hands!

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Constructed in the Bà Nà Hills resort, Da Nang, Vietnam, the Golden Bridge is a 150m long pedestrian bridge supported by two giant stone hands. Read More…

A contemporary Gaudi?

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Located on the Vejle Fjord, Havneøen is a Gaudi styled building. Read More…

Architecture that sings - a choir school

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Palassis Architects have crafted this exquisite sculptural architecture for the St.Georges Cathedral choir at the Cadogan Song School in Perth, Australia.

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An Architect's school by Tadao Ando

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In 2013, Tadao Ando, the celebrated Japanese Architect, created a new art, design and architecture school for the University of Monterrey in Mexico. Read More…

Visit Florence in Italy - a Renaissance City

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We recently visited Florence in Italy - the birthplace of the Renaissance Movement. A beautiful City, rich in culture and history.

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James Wines Architect - interview

I have long been fascinated with the work of SITE as innovators in urban design and environmental thinking. I enjoy the challenge that their work brings to the "norm" and the pre-conceived notion that the vast majority hold, of what architecture is or should be. Read More…

Virtual reality architecture

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We know it's coming... Read More…

London's new pavilion

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The folding structure sails over simple glazing to create an elegant sculpture in the heart of London's business centre.

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