The Billboard House has a trailer base that sits in between the sides of a trivision billboard. The facade is kinetic and illuminated with LED lights such that more than one brand can be advertised with
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BYTR Architects' Shou Sugi Ban addition was envisioned as a sculptural form that accents the traditional architecture of the main house. The volume and shape were determined by the interior functions, and
Even when you’re in a city surrounded by water, the movement of tides can become invisible. Artist Stacy Levy took the fluctuation of tides and amplified them with a series of giant Tide Flowers.
No one was silly enough to think that the death of Osama Bin Laden would mean the end of the Taliban, but it seems that recent strikes against their forces have hit their finances hard. Previously, the
Design Director Ross Wimer commented upon SOM's winning Greenland Group Suzhou Center tower, stating: “This design is the result of a serious interdisciplinary collaboration in our Chicago office. Like
Photo by Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images Tragedy struck off the Italian coast this weekend when the Costa Concordia cruise liner struck rocks and capsized. Currently, six people are confirmed dead with
Grimshaw Architects recently announced that construction is set to resume on Manhattan's dazzling daylit Fulton Street Transit Center after a lengthy delay due to budget cuts. The shining four-story
Thanks to the Army Corps of Engineers, the new Washington Headquarters Office Complex at the Mark Center has just earned LEED Gold certification. The $1.03 billion Pentagon headquarters, designed by HKS
Once you cross the threshold of Yoyogi Village, the hustle and bustle of Japanese city life quiets down. Just past the glass entry gate, the Code Kurkku restaurant, lounge, and bar is nestled in several
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
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.
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