The new Netanya City Hall is modeled after a weather vane and designed to be dynamic, efficient, vibrant. In addition to functioning as a municipal building, it will serve as a gathering space for city
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The town of Merzouga, located on the southern edge of Morocco, is home to some of the tallest and most impressive sand dunes in the Sahara Desert. Not long after the establishment of the first hotel in
The Toda House consists of one continuous wraparound volume that is cloaked in a panel of well-insulated glass. This affords the home not only the view, which is enviable enough, but also plenty of
Developed as Matz’ senior diploma project at architecture school, the Blocket Mini house sits on the edge of a lush property behind a main house. Set beneath the thick canopy of a tree, the structure
The couple took an integral role in the renovation and extension of the residence, working with Fitzsimmons Architects to adjoin six properties around the Coyne property to eventually create a
The coast of Nigeria near the city of Lagos has just experienced its worst oil spill in more than a decade, thanks to Shell Oil. Around 40,000 barrels of crude were spilled into the Delta at Bonga Field.
The war-torn city of Beirut is burdened by dark smog due to severely congested roadways filled with old cars that emit high levels of CO2 emissions. The city of concrete high-rises was not designed with
New rain patterns are the cause of the disastrous flash floods of recent years and previous infrastructure is unable to contain the waters. While many neighborhoods have experienced problems, the area
Geotectura together with Axelrod-Grobman Architects and Chen Architects just broke ground on a futuristic new building for the Porter School of Environmental Studies that will be Israel's first LEED
China's boom in industry and population has put a strain on its natural resources - not to mention the health of the environment - over the past few decades. In order to alleviate the stress of growing
Situated in Singapore’s Arts District, Space Asia Hub cost a cool $50 million, and it promises to offer an unforgettable retail experience. The center seeks to engage visitors with both architecture and
The incredibly rich archaeology site of Ptuj has still an abundance of findings yet to be discovered, but the site needs protection and an upgraded infrastructure in order to continue. The museum site is
In a unique redevelopment of a mill compound, Venkataramanan Associates executed a high-tech environment for Nirlon IT Park in Mumbai, India. The architects took care to incorporate several Danish best
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality is actively working on a centre with adequate technology and facilities prepped against disaster (specifically earthquakes) and helps develop public consciousness
Set in an idyllic winter wonderland, the Mountain Hill Cabin is a skier’s fantasy. Designed by Fantastic Norway architects, the private cabin’s gabled roof is set at such an angle that the clients can
In recent months, there has been concern that due to the world's global financial problems, certain countries have taken their eyes off the environmental ball. Chief amongst them is the United Kingdom.
The structure, floated on the Nong Prajut swamp, is shaped like a giant lotus flower with a prominent bud and petals at its base. It is roughly 12 meters around and 7 meters tall and features all kinds of
We remember a time when furnishings made from salvaged materials were considered too avant-garde for mainstream businesses, but international ad agency Digitas proves that era is all in the past with
MATERIALS - A clear glass jar, vase, bowl, glass, or whatever interesting glass container you have on hand - Rocks, pebbles or recycled glass chunks - Activated charcoal (sometimes called activated
The perforated brick façade may enhance the geometric home’s façade, but they also boast an advantage over regular bricks. Behind the perforated façade sits an air chamber that increases natural
In an attempt to transform the urban slums of São Paulo, the National Renova SP Competition asked for proposals to redevelop the 22 different neighborhood of the city. AUM Arquiteto’s proposal for the
The main clubhouse is designed as a series of jutting white angular facades, with trapezoidal forms intersecting each other. Made from white metal panels, the facades allow daylight to flood the interior
This circle-pocked landscape might look like a scene from an M. Night Shyamalan movie, but it's actually a green-roofed waste treatment facility! Instead of digging a completely new landfill, Batlle i
Bricks salvaged from a demolition project were used as the main building material for this project. Adding to its sustainability, the designers chose Cumaru hardwoods to give the house a natural,
The rural town of Ome is lined with a beautiful forest to the north and east, and views of serene mountains can be seen to the south. With such dynamic landscape also comes certain weather effects.
Located in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the new hall is the first addition to the College of Architecture in over 100 years. With respect to the historic campus, OMA wanted to create a light structure
The campsite is located at the edge of Lake Biscarosse, which has a strip of native trees separating the site, granting the campgrounds privacy while preserving the serenity of the landscape. Both the
Upon entering the school grounds, students and parents are instantly immersed in the school's uplifting environment. A rammed earth wall lines the entry way, and students find their school streets
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