Architecture

5 Great Ideas for Fortifying New York and New Jersey

5 Great Ideas for Fortifying New York and New Jersey

Barrier reefs that restore fish habitats, terraced waterfronts sporting bike paths – these flood-mitigating ideas, which teams led by BIG, OMA, West 8 and more have dreamed up for the Rebuild by Design competition, also give a lot back to the people.

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3 days ago

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Miami’s Pérez Art Museum Brings The Outdoors In

Miami’s Pérez Art Museum Brings The Outdoors In

Like an open veranda, Herzog & de Meuron’s exuberantly landscaped building embraces the city’s true nature.

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9 days ago

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Destination: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Destination: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Located on the slopes of volcanic Mount Hengill near Thingvellir National Park, this hotel by Santa Monica firm Minarc responds to a growing appetite for stunning accommodations in rugged places.

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14 days ago

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Red Bull’s Cultural Centre in São Paulo

Red Bull’s Cultural Centre in São Paulo

The French-Brazilian architecture studio Triptyque plays up a historic building’s raw character while adding playful elements – including a modern rooftop canopy – to create an artistic hub indoors and out.

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15 days ago

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A Hybrid Building For Art and Culture in Bologna

A Hybrid Building For Art and Culture in Bologna

MAST, designed by Rome firm Labics, integrates a leading industrial company’s work environment with public galleries and a theatre.

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16 days ago

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Shenzhen’s Show-stopping Airport Terminal

Shenzhen’s Show-stopping Airport Terminal

Inside Bao’an International Airport, where Terminal 3 by Studio Fuksas is the latest testament to China’s love for the wow factor.

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21 days ago

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Zaha Hadid’s Controversial Culture Hub in Seoul

Zaha Hadid’s Controversial Culture Hub in Seoul

In the vibrant heart of the South Korean capital, the London architect has created an awe-inspiring yet inward-gazing monument housing galleries and retail spaces – and once again her critics are out in full force.

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22 days ago

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How Landscape Architects Are Designing For Super-Storms

How Landscape Architects Are Designing For Super-Storms

The $500-billion hurricane hasn’t arrived yet, but weather experts agree that it’s on its way. We look at firms around the world, including Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Turenscape and Weiss/Manfredi, making cities ready for climate change.

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22 days ago

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A Toronto Home With Surprising Views

A Toronto Home With Surprising Views

Designer Johnson Chou revamps a century-old house into a stunner filled with framed perspectives.

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24 days ago

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An Open-Air Music Venue in Brazil

An Open-Air Music Venue in Brazil

Massive yet gentle, the Mozarteum Brasileiro Theatre by Luxembourg’s Valentiny HVP Architects provides a permanent home for a major Brazilian music festival.

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28 days ago

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