Architecture

Jaw-dropping scale of Apple’s spaceship campus revealed in new drone footage

Jaw-dropping scale of Apple’s spaceship campus revealed in new drone footage

The latest progress on the new $5 billion Apple Campus 2 was unveiled earlier this week in an unofficial drone flyby video shot by Silicon Valley-based videographer Duncan Sinfield. Filmed with a DJI

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Crazy Flintstone House is on sale for $4.2 million in the San Francisco Bay Area

Crazy Flintstone House is on sale for $4.2 million in the San Francisco Bay Area

Yabba dabba doo! The famous Flintstone House in Hillsborough, CA has hit the market for $4.2 million. The eye-catching amorphous home is well known by generations of San Francisco Bay Area residents who

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Dutch architect envisions self-sufficient desert cities constructed from salt

Dutch architect envisions self-sufficient desert cities constructed from salt

A recent architecture graduate of TU Delft has designed a brilliant new building material that could solve several pressing environmental challenges at once. Taking what he calls the 'biomimetic'

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Curvaceous Water Pavilion will glide over a restored river in Poland

Curvaceous Water Pavilion will glide over a restored river in Poland

Poland-based architectural firm, Modelina has designed an incredibly curveacous water pavillion over the Warta River in Poznań, Poland. The beautiful form of the bridge is complemented by the structure's

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CRG Architects’ unique bamboo skyscraper spirals up into the clouds

CRG Architects’ unique bamboo skyscraper spirals up into the clouds

A unique bamboo skyscraper, a semifinalist at the World Architecture Festival, puts a new twist on the use of bamboo as a building material. Instead of a single tower jutting into the sky, GRG Architects'

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Tiny workplace on wheels can make each day at the office different!

Tiny workplace on wheels can make each day at the office different!

This transportable space can function as an office for artists, authors, professors, researchers, and those looking for a quiet and mobile workspace. it caters to individual needs and can be easily

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Tiny wedge-shaped writer’s cottage is the ultimate creative retreat in Norway

Tiny wedge-shaped writer’s cottage is the ultimate creative retreat in Norway

Want to recharge your creative spirits? You’ll love this tiny Writer’s Cottage designed by Jarmund / Vigsnæs AS Architects (JVA) in Oslo, Norway. Tucked in a private garden, the 15-square-meter

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Three-legged teahouse in the Netherlands boasts a cantilevering green roof

Three-legged teahouse in the Netherlands boasts a cantilevering green roof

At the request of the local community, Dutch architecture studio GAAGA has designed a welcoming teahouse and gathering place for the neighborhood of Leiden, the Netherlands. Called the Teahouse Leiden

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Old Testament nomadic tents recreated in Tel Aviv with high-tech materials

Old Testament nomadic tents recreated in Tel Aviv with high-tech materials

The structures installed on a rooftop in Tel Aviv, within SCAF’s Zen garden, were inspired by Israel’s use of scientifically calibrated fabric greenhouses which make possible the growing of fruit and

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Secluded home outside of São Paulo epitomizes living in harmony with the environment

Secluded home outside of São Paulo epitomizes living in harmony with the environment

Related: + OAS1S Via Jetson Green OAS1S treescrapers, tree houses, architecture, green building, small homes, repurposed wood

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’Death Ray’ Walkie Talkie is crowned Britain’s worst building

’Death Ray’ Walkie Talkie is crowned Britain’s worst building

Not many buildings can melt cars and blow people over, but London’s ‘Death Ray’ Walkie Talkie certainly can. The ‘deadly’ 160-meter office tower, officially known as 20 Fenchurch Street, just

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Harvard students build a tiny 100% off-grid home powered by the sun

Harvard students build a tiny 100% off-grid home powered by the sun

Getaway, the Harvard student startup that lets you test-drive tiny living, recently unveiled Lorraine, the newest solar-powered cabin in their line of rentable tiny homes. Available for $99 a night, the

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Off-grid Fig Tree Residence is a modern solar-powered home in Australia

Off-grid Fig Tree Residence is a modern solar-powered home in Australia

Jamison Architects completed a modern and totally energy self-sufficient home in Queensland, Australia. The solar-powered abode, known as the Bach House or as the Fig Tree Residence, is built around a

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Restoration of Alvar Aalto’s Viipuri library in Russia awarded 2014 Modernism Prize

Restoration of Alvar Aalto’s Viipuri library in Russia awarded 2014 Modernism Prize

The restoration of the library, executed in collaboration between Finnish and Russian institutions, was officially completed in 2013. The main emphasis of the project was on preserving the original

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Perch Sit-to-Stand Desk is a revolutionary all-in-one standing desk

Perch Sit-to-Stand Desk is a revolutionary all-in-one standing desk

By now, we all know that sitting is terrible for our health. But if you are strapped to a computer for work, what option do you have but to sit all day long? Standing desks are a nice solution, but they

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SOM unveils impressive LEED-targeting medical campus for Egypt’s National Cancer Institute (NCI)

SOM unveils impressive LEED-targeting medical campus for Egypt’s National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Egypt’s National Cancer Institute (NCI) has unveiled plans for their new medical campus outside Cairo, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). The nine-million-square-foot campus design is a

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World’s largest green roof unveiled in the heart of Silicon Valley

World’s largest green roof unveiled in the heart of Silicon Valley

Architect Rafael Viñoly and Olin Landscape Architects have unveiled designs for the world’s largest green roof—a 30-acre community park in the sky sandwiched between Apple’s Infinite Loop

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Stunning snowflake-shaped home in the UAE is 100% powered by the desert sun

Stunning snowflake-shaped home in the UAE is 100% powered by the desert sun

https://vimeo.com/137865687 The home has everything you’d expect from a vacation home - a full kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms. The spacious kitchen features an indoor herb

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India’s 20 million LED streetlight retrofit will save $890 million each year

India’s 20 million LED streetlight retrofit will save $890 million each year

India’s government announced a major commitment to energy efficiency earlier this year when the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) was launched, which calls for 20 million lightbulbs in

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Register now for San Francisco’s 2015 Architecture and the City festival

Register now for San Francisco’s 2015 Architecture and the City festival

AIA SF's Architecture and the City Festival is bringing a great program of design events to San Francisco this September - sign up now before spots fill up!

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Adventure awaits at the charming Tye Haus A-frame Cabin in the woods

Adventure awaits at the charming Tye Haus A-frame Cabin in the woods

Need an escape from the city? Adventure and nature awaits you at the beautiful Tye Haus A-frame Cabin in the woods. Surrounded by some of the best hikes in the Pacific Northwest, the rentable AirBnB cabin

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California’s first farm-to-table community makes eating local easy

California’s first farm-to-table community makes eating local easy

For urbanites who like a little taste of the countryside at home, California's new farm-to-table community might be the ideal living space. The Cannery, soon to open in Davis, CA on the former site of the

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Kinetic “Cloud Seeding” pavilion creates shade with 30,000 tiny balls made of recycled plastic bottles

Kinetic “Cloud Seeding” pavilion creates shade with 30,000 tiny balls made of recycled plastic bottles

This lightweight pavilion may look like a simple canopy structure, but it's actually a fantastic kinetic environment that creates shade thanks to thousands of constantly rearranging tiny plastic balls

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NowLab’s daylit Haus JJ has its own emergency escape fireman’s pole

NowLab’s daylit Haus JJ has its own emergency escape fireman’s pole

The heart of the design is the spiral staircase directly illuminated by natural light thanks to a skylight above. Built on the 4th and 5th floors of an apartment building in Kreuzberg, Berlin, the

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Tiny ‘hut on wheels’ is the perfect vacation home to escape the concrete jungle

Tiny ‘hut on wheels’ is the perfect vacation home to escape the concrete jungle

Hristova describes her inspiration for this portable marvel, “Our limited budget as a young family kept the idea of buying a plot and building on it distant and impossible. And by doing so we were just

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Giant LEGO bricks snap together into life-size modular furniture

Giant LEGO bricks snap together into life-size modular furniture

Move over tiny, tedious LEGO—the giant building blocks of your childhood dreams have finally arrived. Arnon Rosan founded EverBlock, a modular system of large-scale LEGO-like bricks with raised lugs

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MAD Architects unveil futuristic Cloud Corridor skyscrapers for Los Angeles

MAD Architects unveil futuristic Cloud Corridor skyscrapers for Los Angeles

MAD Architects unveiled Cloud Corridor, a futuristic vertical village that brings nature back into the heart of Los Angeles. Created as part of the ongoing “Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los

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Greenbuild 2015 kicks off in Washington D.C. November 18th!

Greenbuild 2015 kicks off in Washington D.C. November 18th!

The excitement is already building, and this year’s Greenbuild taking place in Washington, D.C., November 18-20, is gearing up to be a Monumental Green event. Greenbuild offers a truly unique

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Macro Sea revamps 100-year-old factory as shabby chic student housing in Berlin’s hippest neighborhood

Macro Sea revamps 100-year-old factory as shabby chic student housing in Berlin’s hippest neighborhood

This lively student housing block that mixes traditional Bavarian design elements, Danish furniture and laidback atmosphere is nestled in a 100-year-old factory in Berlin. New York-based real estate and

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Solar-powered Josey Pavilion beats wicked hot Texas summers without air-conditioning

Solar-powered Josey Pavilion beats wicked hot Texas summers without air-conditioning

One of Texas’ most eco-friendly structures is nestled in an unassuming native prairie landscape near Decatur. Named the Betty and Clint Josey Pavilion, the self-sufficient building promotes sustainable

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