Retrofitting an old house into a Passive House is a challenging feat to say the least, but when done right, it can be amazing. When Bo and Itzy decided to turn their old Victorian home in Brooklyn into a passive home, they took on the ambitious project with help fromRead More →

iab restaurant Gabriel Kogan guilherme pianca Sao Paulo Brazil

  Architects Guilherme Pianca and Gabriel Kogan toured São Paulo’s quaint restaurants dating back to the 1950s to find references for a sandwich shop in the city’s institute for architects. Pianca’s firm and Kogan – the son of Brazilian architect and Studio MK27 founder, Marcio Kogan – designed the IABRead More →

Artists create relief sculptures of Google and Apple headquarters

The headquarters of Facebook, Apple and Google feature in this series of relief sculptures by artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell. Langards & Bell has created reliefs of several technology company’s headquarters including the Foster + Partners-designed Apple Park in Cupertino The artists, known collectively as Langlands & Bell, createdRead More →

HP6 House / AHL architects Save this picture! © HoangLe Photography + 47 Save this picture! © HoangLe Photography Text description provided by the architects. Urban housing often encounters a collision, especially a collision of vision, which affects the privacy of the owner. Inadequacies in open-close design will lead toRead More →

BFDO Architects renovated the 20th Street House, a 20-foot-wide wood frame townhouse that came with a tiny side yard and front and back extensions. They revamped the layout and modified room sizes by cutting into and expanding the volume in certain areas. In the front, a covered porch and mudroomRead More →

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled plans for a primary school in China’s mountainous Jiangxi province, which will feature a series of barrel-vaulted classrooms built in part by robots. Lushan Primary School will be situated 160 kilometres north-west of the province’s capital, Nanchuang, and perched on a small peninsula. It willRead More →

The Sekforde / Chris Dyson Architects Save this picture! © Peter Landers + 17 Architects Chris Dyson Architects Location Sekforde Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0HA, United Kingdom Architect in Charge Chris Dyson Architects LLP Other participants Magnificent Basements ltd, Ground Sun Ltd, System Air limited, The Lighting Asylum, Williams restoration,Read More →

Hangzhou Normal University / WSP ARCHITECTS Save this picture! Hangzhou Normal University Central Plaza. Image © RUIJING Photography + 26 Architects WSP ARCHITECTS Location Cangqiantang Rd, Yuhang Qu, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China Lead Architects Gang Wu, Ling Chen Design Team Keming Qu, Lubo Sui, Nan Song, Li Qin, FangRead More →

Te Horo Bach / Parsonson Architects Save this picture! © Paul McCredie + 28 Save this picture! © Paul McCredie Text description provided by the architects. Te Horo Bach: Is a small (87m2) holiday house for a family of four. A retreat, located an hours drive north of Wellington onRead More →

Fyra Interior Architects Have Redesigned The Cumulus Hotel In Finland | CONTEMPORIST Fyra, a Finnish interior design company, has recently redesigned the interiors of the Cumulus Resort Airport Hotel in Vaanta, Finland. As guests enter the hotel, a large ‘HELLO’ welcomes them, before reaching the reception desk that resembles aRead More →

  When Mum and Dad ask you to build them a house, as an architect you’ve got a bit of latitude; creative freedom if you will. You also have a budget that Mum and Dad will never let you forget. And you have a long-term relationship with them that willRead More →

Lycée Français de New York / Ennead Architects Save this picture! © Richard Barnes + 33 Architects Ennead Architects Location New York, United States Design Team Megan Beddoe, Alfonso Gorini ,Steven Caputo, Steven Chang AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Michael Chen, Lucy Ciletti, Andrew Comfort, Frank de Santis, Amanda Faye, ChrisRead More →

Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Parabolic-Vaulted School Campus in Rural China Save this picture! © VA Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its design for the Lushan Primary School, an educational campus that will serve around 120 students from 12 villages in a rural area of Jiangxi Province in China. The design features a series of barrelRead More →

Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled designs for Lushan Primary School that blends forward-thinking construction techniques with deference to ancient Chinese culture. Located in the remote and beautiful countryside 160 kilometers northwest of Jiangxi’s capital Nanchang, Lushan Primary School will serve 12 local villages and offer a curriculum that focuses on theRead More →

designed by zaha hadid architects, ‘lushan primary school’ will be an educational institute for 120 children located 160 kilometers north-west of nanchang, the capital of china’s jiangxi province. the facility will serve 12 local villages with a total population of about 1,800 people. surrounded by mountains, as well as theRead More →

On the occasion of Milan Design Week 2018, MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong has realized an immersive art installation for AUDI. “Fifth Ring” creates a new dimension inside the courtyard of Milan’s historic Seminario Arcivescovile – a seminary built in 1564 for St. Carlo Borromeo. The presence of theRead More →

The Carlton House / Tom Robertson Architects Save this picture! © Derek Swalwell + 19 Save this picture! © Derek Swalwell Text description provided by the architects. Tom Robertson Architects have reconfigured a small heritage workers cottage in the back streets of Melbourne to bring light and volume into the onceRead More →

at milan design week 2018, AUDI presents a spatial installation conceived by MAD architects. the project, titled ‘fifth ring’, has been developed around two automotive highlights: the AUDI aicon design vision and the AUDI A6 sedan — cars that will make their italian debut during the international design fair. theRead More →

Dutch firm Molenaar & Bol & van Dillen Architects breathed new life into a 19th-century church by turning the space into a vibrant library and community center. The renovation focused on retaining the original layout of the church, which dates back to 1884. The result is a beautiful, wide-open interiorRead More →

have you ever looked at frank lloyd wright’s falling water and thought: ‘not bad but he should have gone with tuscan style.’ well hopefully you haven’t, but in case you’re curious now, scroll through these images to find it and check out the other wacky renditions of famous architecture remastered inRead More →