Architecture

Tiny Meditation Temples in the Lithuanian Forest

Tiny Meditation Temples in the Lithuanian Forest

Architect Hans-Petter Bjørnådal reimagines the archetypical Norwegian lean-to as tiny meditation temples for connecting with nature.

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5 days ago

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An Architect and Designer Couple Create Their 140-Square-Metre Dream Home

An Architect and Designer Couple Create Their 140-Square-Metre Dream Home

Vancouver architect Michael Green and his partner Sahra Samnani solve one of the biggest design challenges of our time: how to live large (and beautifully) with a whole lot less.

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6 days ago

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Designer Profile: Scott & Scott Architects

Designer Profile: Scott & Scott Architects

Meet the husband-and-wife team behind Scott & Scott Architects, a Vancouver-based firm whose exploration of raw material and the power of craft is earning high praise.

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12 days ago

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The Tricky Business of Designing a Holocaust Memorial in 2017

The Tricky Business of Designing a Holocaust Memorial in 2017

The reveal of shortlisted designs for the U.K.’s National Holocaust Memorial in London has sparked controversy and raised difficult questions about what it means to design such monuments in 2017.

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13 days ago

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Vacation Architecture: A Low-Tech Lakeside Retreat in Australia

Vacation Architecture: A Low-Tech Lakeside Retreat in Australia

Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects is a one-room sanctuary with an aesthetic that embodies the concept of slowing down.

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19 days ago

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With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

The X-shaped Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Normandy offers panoramic views from its airy, column-free interior, making it an ideal public gathering space.

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26 days ago

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8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

This year is destined to be a spectacular one for architecture. Dozens of impressive buildings are nearing completion, from Jean Nouvel’s Louvre in Abu Dhabi to the Amazon Biospheres in Seattle. Here are the ones we’ve got our eye on.

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29 days ago

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A Sun-Drenched ‘Kaleidoscope House’ in Toronto

A Sun-Drenched ‘Kaleidoscope House’ in Toronto

Paul Raff Studio plays with mirrors and well-placed windows in Kaleidoscope House, a Toronto residence bathed in natural light.

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January 20, 2017

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Snøhetta Treehouse Opens at Sweden’s Treehotel

Snøhetta Treehouse Opens at Sweden’s Treehotel

Snøhetta’s 7th Room is the newest treehouse at Sweden’s fantastic architourism hotspot, the Treehotel.

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January 19, 2017

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A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

The historic narrative of the Saskatchewan village of Batoche is a familiar one – appropriation of a thriving Métis settlement by the Canadian government. A new installation contemplates that past.

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January 17, 2017

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