Architecture

Sublime Farmhouse Transformation in Portugal

Sublime Farmhouse Transformation in Portugal

Lisbon architect Manuel Aires Mateus turns a neglected farmhouse surrounded by wheat fields and cork oak trees into a timeless paradise of minimalist serenity.

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A Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Lands in Melbourne

A Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Lands in Melbourne

Australian company Archiblox has launched a world’s first: a prefab home that generates more energy than it consumes.

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Frank Gehry Wows Again with Fondation Louis Vuitton

Frank Gehry Wows Again with Fondation Louis Vuitton

In Paris, the maestro of curves and weightless forms still surprises, this time with an art museum for Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury brand

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Modern Family: A Child-Friendly Home in Los Angeles

Modern Family: A Child-Friendly Home in Los Angeles

When it comes to raising a family, childproofing usually trumps aesthetics. Los Angeles architect Hagy Belzberg builds a house in Hollywood that elegantly mixes work and play

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Jersey Shore Dream House

Jersey Shore Dream House

With one continuous glass wall that spans over 24 metres, New York architect David Hu makes the most of a stunning oceanside property

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A Glass House Under the Big Blue Sky

A Glass House Under the Big Blue Sky

The client asked for a New York loft transposed onto a California landscape. Deegan Day Design delivered a home that blurs the line between dwelling and landscape.

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10 Buildings That Redefined Their Cities

10 Buildings That Redefined Their Cities

In the 30 years since the first issue of Azure, we’ve seen a boom in paradigm-shifting architecture. Here are 10 of the best buildings – à la Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao – that prove how cities can be dramatically transformed by architecture.

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A Smart Home that Lets the Outdoors In

A Smart Home that Lets the Outdoors In

Ben van Berkel and UNStudio design a flower-shaped, generously glazed home in North-Holland that’s fully connected to the Internet of Things.

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A Closer Look: High-Tech Wood Facade by Shigeru Ban

A Closer Look: High-Tech Wood Facade by Shigeru Ban

The Japanese architect’s Aspen Art Museum seems deceptively simple, yet its facade – made of paper-resin composite and African okoume hardwood – showcases wood’s potential as a cutting-edge material.

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On Now: The BIG Show at the National Building Museum

On Now: The BIG Show at the National Building Museum

In “Hot to Cold,” Denmark’s Bjarke Ingels Group showcases 60 of their past and future architecture and urban planning projects around the world – including 20 visions on view for the first time.

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16 days ago

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