Architecture

Amos Rex Adds Otherworldly Skylights to a Public Plaza in Helsinki

Amos Rex Adds Otherworldly Skylights to a Public Plaza in Helsinki

Finnish architecture practise JKMM adds sinuous domed light wells to a bold new plaza to draw daylight into Amos Rex, a below-grade art museum.

By  | 

December 17, 2018

Tags:

3 Prefab House Concepts that Promote Efficient Living

3 Prefab House Concepts that Promote Efficient Living

Prefab is a flexible, small-footprint solution for delivering housing to remote areas, über-dense urban environments or even the cottage. Here are three concepts – by Leckie Studio, Drop Structures and Yves Behar – to keep an eye on.

By  | 

December 10, 2018

Tags: ,

A word from our sponsors

A word from our sponsors

2001 Completes a Striking Home in Luxembourg

2001 Completes a Striking Home in Luxembourg

With its reflective curtainwalls, this concrete gem of a single-family home by Luxembourg architecture firm 2001 shows how unfinished materials create amazing effects.

By  | 

December 7, 2018

Tags:

The 2018 International Velux Awards Winners Shine in Smart New Ways

The 2018 International Velux Awards Winners Shine in Smart New Ways

Top honours at the International VELUX Awards, designed to celebrate daylight in architecture, go to students from China and Russia.

By  | 

December 4, 2018

Tags:

MAPA’s Mirrored Sacromonte Hotel Amplifies the Landscape

MAPA’s Mirrored Sacromonte Hotel Amplifies the Landscape

Over the past few years, Montevideo firm MAPA has been planting a dynamic series of retreats – complete with a chapel and other “landscape amplifiers” – across 100 hectares of Uruguayan countryside.

By  | 

December 3, 2018

Tags: ,

How Can Architecture Respond to Climate Change?

How Can Architecture Respond to Climate Change?

In the first article in a series on how the architecture profession should respond to climate change, Janna Levitt and Drew Adams of Toronto firm LGA Architectural Partners outline the best practices of creating sustainable buildings.

By  | 

November 28, 2018

Tags:

A word from our sponsors

A word from our sponsors

Taller Héctor Barroso’s Serene Multi-Family Residence in Mexico City

Taller Héctor Barroso’s Serene Multi-Family Residence in Mexico City

Coloured concrete lends a warm patina to Taller Héctor Barroso’s multi-family residence in the Mexican capital.

By  | 

November 26, 2018

Tags:

5 Innovative Pavilions Activating Public Spaces

5 Innovative Pavilions Activating Public Spaces

Summer might be the season for temporary architecture. But these recently unveiled structures around the world, both permanent and temporary, show how inventive micro-architecture is pushing boundaries.

By  | 

November 23, 2018

Tags:

In L.A., FreelandBuck Puts a Subtle Spin On Vertical Living With Stack House

In L.A., FreelandBuck Puts a Subtle Spin On Vertical Living With Stack House

With subtly rotated levels, Stack House in L.A. by FreelandBuck offers seamless indoor-outdoor spaces at every turn.

By  | 

November 22, 2018

Tags:

Beyond Green Building: Where Architecture Meets Landscape

Beyond Green Building: Where Architecture Meets Landscape

Across the globe, the number of major projects melding built forms with natural elements is growing every year. And the trend’s most exciting aspect is the degree to which architects and landscape architects must co-operate.

By  | 

November 19, 2018

Tags: