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The Roof House | Looklen Architects

The Roof House This little home is called ‘The Roof House’ and it is located in Lat Phrao’s area. It is an extension of the old house that is located nearby. The land has a square shape at a size of 16x16 meters; surrounded by residential houses ...

Cultural Center in Nevers | Ateliers O-S architectes

Located in the middle of a restructured district in Nevers, the new Cultural Centre is a public facility open to the neighborhood, which will host local organizations. The building must develop the identity of the district. The location of the ...

A radiating timber roof structure is displayed in a Buddhist temple in Japan

Persimmon Hills Architects, the Japanese architecture firm has just finished the construction of a Timber Kannondo, or in a layman's term main hall to the Buddhist Houshouin temple for the town of Sugito located outside Tokyo. In a similar manner to ...

Arata Isozaki Receives the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize

The distinguished Japanese architect, city planner and theorist, Arata Isozaki, has been selected as the 2019 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the award that is known internationally as architecture’s highest honor.  2019 Laureate ...

David Cardelús photographs Antoni Gaudí’s El Capricho

David Cardelús is a Spanish architectural photographer who specialized in representing contemporary architecture for architectural firms and national and international publishing companies, has takes a series of photographs of El Capricho, that in ...

Hemp House | Steffen Welsch Architects

Designed by Steffen Welsch Architects, Hemp House is a dual occupancy home for three generations to explore co-housing. It was built in a combination of rammed earth, timber and Hempcrete walls. It created a very beautiful and healthy environment. ...

Launch of New Sustainable LEGO Toys Made of Sugarcane

Almost every '90s kid has played with LEGO toys in their childhood. This year, Lego has developed its popular toys to make them more environmentally friendly for the next generation. Owned by a Danish family, The LEGO Group is known for its ...

New Lacoste Collection Designed to Save 10 Threatened Species

Usually marketed as a tennis brand, Lacoste has released a new collection of animal-friendly polo shirt designs and it is already sold out. The French clothing company known for its iconic crocodile logo has designed a new collection where the ...

Aspen Art Museum | Shigeru Ban Architects

Aspen Art Museum Located on the corner of South Spring Street and East Hyman Avenue in Aspen’s downtown core, the new AAM is Shigeru Ban’s first permanent U.S. museum to be constructed. Ban’s vision for the new AAM is based on transparency and open ...

Architecture for the Blind: LightHouse Renovations Take a Leap Down the Path

The Lighthouse for the Blind has been a beacon for the visually-impaired and blind Americans for 114 years. The mission of the center over these years has always focused on promoting self-sufficiency and dynamic integration of the blind into the ...

Perkins + Will Introduces Digital Database of Hazardous Building Materials on Its Transparency Website

Perkins + Will have revealed a tool, that has been recently updated, on their Transparency website. The idea behind the tool is to highlight the dangerous building materials and motivate architects to choose better alternatives for their line of ...

Balancing Books on Strings with Smallgran Studio’s Xanxan Shelves

Balancing Books on Strings with Smallgran Studio’s Xanxan Shelves Just when you thought Shelves couldn’t get any slimmer, Spanish design studio Smallgran proves you wrong. That is by introducing their product “XANXAN”. The new shelf design carries ...

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