Tag Results

Morphosis Schools Us in the Possibilities of Architecture

Morphosis Schools Us in the Possibilities of Architecture

Led by Thom Mayne, the California firm creates a school for students of show business on the Sunset Strip of Los Angeles that encloses telescopic classroom volumes in a shimmering steel frame.

By  | 

June 23, 2014

Section: Architecture

Tags: , ,

Even Manhole Covers Can Be Beautiful

Even Manhole Covers Can Be Beautiful

Matteo Ragni and Giulio Iacchetti’s Sfera collection of manhole covers and grates nabbed a Compasso d’Oro for injecting charm and whimsy into functional urban elements.

By  | 

June 13, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags: , ,

17 Reasons To Stay in The City This Summer

17 Reasons To Stay in The City This Summer

How do you beat the heat without leaving the urban jungle? By stepping inside New York’s Dover Street Market, Copenhagen’s Blue Planet aquarium, London’s new wildlife viewing stations on Regent’s Canal, and other cool city spots.

By  | 

May 30, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags: , , ,

Can Norman Foster’s SkyCycle Come True?

Can Norman Foster’s SkyCycle Come True?

The visionary concept for London would give cyclists their own expressway. Plus, three pieces of fun, fashionable and flat-packed bike gear.

By  | 

May 12, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags: , , ,

Capturing the High-Rise

Capturing the High-Rise

Katerina Cizek’s new interactive documentary sheds a skeptical light on the urban icon.

By  | 

April 16, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

A Schoolyard Grows in Brooklyn

A Schoolyard Grows in Brooklyn

At the Edible Schoolyard NYC by WORKac, kids harvest their own plants and learn about food prep.

By  | 

April 14, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags: ,

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.

By  | 

April 8, 2014

Section: Architecture

Tags: , ,

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.

By  | 

April 3, 2014

Section: Architecture

Tags: ,

How Should a Person Live?

How Should a Person Live?

Two concepts, a subterranean abode by Paul Coudamy and a fantastic folly by Didier Faustino, offer new answers.

By  | 

March 19, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags:

The High Line Effect

The High Line Effect

New York’s park in the sky has inspired similar schemes to bring public space back to the public, even if it means – as in the case of Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge concept for London – conjuring it out of thin air.

By  | 

February 27, 2014

Section: Curiosity

Tags: , ,