Architecture

Zaha Hadid Tucks a Masterpiece into a Mountaintop

Zaha Hadid Tucks a Masterpiece into a Mountaintop

To the delight of mountain-climbers in South Tyrol, the Messner Mountain Museum is nestled into the top of Mount Kronplatz, its concrete viewfinders arrayed to capture a panorama of the Alps.

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5 hours ago

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A Solar-Powered Guest House in the Rockies

A Solar-Powered Guest House in the Rockies

Enveloped in green, a striking project by Gluck+ harnesses the power of nature with solar power and a grassy roof.

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13 days ago

A Rugged Stone Cottage in Slovenia

A Rugged Stone Cottage in Slovenia

Ljubljana studio Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti carries on local tradition with the design of this modest yet striking cottage in a small village on the Italian border.

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18 days ago

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A Boarder’s Paradise on the Chilean Coast

A Boarder’s Paradise on the Chilean Coast

A rustic modern retreat by WMR Arqui­tectos is drawing wind seekers of all stripes to the Maule region.

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22 days ago

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10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

10 Projects We’re Watching: Summer Edition

These works-in-progress, by firms such as Heatherwick Studio, Studio Gang and SANAA, are remarkable in form and program. Tomorrow’s showstopping structures range from large-scale landscapes to buildings with unusual angles and sweeping curves.

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26 days ago

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Live, Work, Grow – A Halifax Home Does Triple Duty

Live, Work, Grow – A Halifax Home Does Triple Duty

As more people opt to work from home, how can their houses fulfill changing roles? Susan and Brainard Fitzgerald, an architect and a contractor, found numerous ways to optimize their own multi-functional live-work space.

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26 days ago

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Everyone Loves Snøhetta

Everyone Loves Snøhetta

As Craig Dykers and Kjetil Traedal Thorsen inaugurate a new outpost in California, their in-demand studio has undoubtedly hit its stride with an impressive list of commissions, both newly built and underway. What makes it the firm of choice for projects of every scale?

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27 days ago

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A Stunning Office Building in Los Angeles

A Stunning Office Building in Los Angeles

Behind this airy facade, architect Hagy Belzberg and designer Joan Behnke have crafted a work environment for a private equity firm as dramatic as it is green.

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28 days ago

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Studio MK27’s Cozy Chalet in the Brazilian Mountains

Studio MK27’s Cozy Chalet in the Brazilian Mountains

Marcio Kogan, of Brazilian firm Studio mk27, has built an unexpectedly cozy jungle oasis with Mororó House, in the Mantiquiera Mountains outside São Paulo.

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July 2, 2015

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SelgasCano’s Luminous Serpentine Pavilion in London

SelgasCano’s Luminous Serpentine Pavilion in London

The 2015 Serpentine Pavilion, designed by young Spanish firm SelgasCano, brings a colourful folly, reminiscent of a stained-glass chrysalis, to London’s Kensington Gardens.

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June 26, 2015

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