The need for sustainable and humane housing is more demanding than ever, since nearly one third of the world's population is living in informal communities throughout the globe. Dough Sharp of BSB Design, answering to this issue, conceived the tiny Adob Shelter-a sustainable, lightweight home for slum dwellers. They can build a home in just one day.
Though the host city for the 2020 Summer Olympics remained unknown, architects in Tokyo are already excited with the new designs for a potential stadium in the city. This week MenoMenoPiu Architects in partnership with FHF Architectes revealed design for The Twist, a giant spiral-shaped, ramp-like structure stadium that features a sustainable structure with solar arrays and a rainwater collection.
We never assumed we'd be jealous of our pets, however, the world's best designers makes us wish we could trade places with our pups to get our hands on that desirable real estate.
The Drew house is a vacation retreat for Australian photographic artist, Marian Drew, and her brother Derek. In their youths, homeowners spent camping trips to the same area near Seventeen Seventy, a town near Gladstone, on the east Australian coast at the start of the Great Barrier Reef.
Agora Garden, a twisting skyscraper with cultivated and inhabited jungle in the Xinyin District of Taipei, is currently under construction. The 455,000-square-feet Agora Tower, designed by Vincent Callebaut Architecture, will incorporate nanotechnologies and vertical gardening into the inhabitants' mundane life.
An entirely robotically built research pavilion looks fabulous.
Titanic II will set to sail across the Atlantic Ocean by 2016. An eccentric tycoon and Blue Star Line of cruise ships would fund for the reconstruction and design of an exact replica of the magnificent ship.
Google, in collaboration with Seattle-based NBBJ, has unveiled plans to extend their current headquarter in Mountain View, California.
The Véo Melawati luxury towers images have been revealed by 3DReid.
The Spitbank Fort Hotel, 138-year-old, receives new life.
Netherlands- Het Arresthuis is a 19th century-prison transformed Luxury hotel.
Trojan Horse, is not just an epic tale, it is also a giant wooden horse-structure in Durbuy, Belgium. The rooms of the La Balade des Gnomes Hotel appear as those in the fairy-tale.
Instead of a traditional rustic Tuscan resort adorned in the typical Peninsula, the Argentario Resort Golf & Spa offers an alternative vision in Peninsula surrounded by Mediterranean Sea. Designed by Andrea Fogli, the resort includes aesthetically and architecturally gorgeous golf course, pool and spa.
Tatsu Matsuda Architects have built a puzzle within a puzzle.
The JOHO Architecture had formed an energy efficient oasis from a rural house near Namhae, Korea.