Kevin Howard’s Sabino Springs House: A Chemistry of Boxes and Context

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Rooted in the foothills of Tucson City, Arizona, is an interplay of boxes seating deep in the desert; and majestically so. Architect Kevin Howard’s creation is an expression of what…

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Emerging from the Landscape is the Undulating Harbin Opera House by MAD Architects

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Back in the 19th Century, Polish immigrants arrived in plenty in Harbin, China, to build the Chinese Eastern Railway that would connect the country to the Trans-Siberian Railway. With that,…

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Link Arkitektur’s Algard Church in Norway Paints Hilly Landscape with Dynamic Form

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The Algard church just outside Stavenger, Norway, was designed for a vibrant community whose requirements for the project were not just for church purposes but also to include classrooms, an…

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center by Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Greece’s Sign of Hope?

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Renzo Piano’s work stretches several countries around the world. From London’s tallest building, The Shard, to the Kimbell Art Museum Extension in Texas and The Auditorium of the Park in…

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The Cloud: Two Fused Luxury Residential Towers by MVRDV to Grace Seoul’s Yongstan District

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The Cloud is a set of two residential towers by MVRDV that will soon grace Seoul’s Yongstan District’s skyline. The project is part of the new Yongstan Dreamhub Project whose master…

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Umubano Primary School; A Project After its Own Context in Kigali by MASS Design Group

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Mass Design Group teamed up with a charity organisation from the UK, A Partner In Education (APIE), to design Umubano primary school in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, in a neighbourhood called…

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The Hanking Center Tower: Striking Folds of Steel in Shenzhen China by Morphosis Architects

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Folding of steel structures is the future of sky scraper architecture, as seen from the Hanking Center Tower in Shenzhen, China, by Morphosis Architects. The 73-storey tower utilizes folded angles…

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Crematorium Baumschulenweg: A Poetic Place for the Departed by Shultes Frank Architeckten

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No one knows where the final road will lead any of us, but Shultes Frank Architeckten want that road to be as glorified; as silent; as peaceful and as still…

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Peruri 88: MVRDV Explores Vertical Urbanism for Jakarta

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Architects have for a long time interrogated the possibility of “a city in the sky.” With the continual densification of cities, it won’t be long before architects, urban planners and…

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Lotte World Tower: An Emblem of Korean Artistry by Kohn Pedersen Fox

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This year will see a new addition in the top 10 list of the world’s tallest buildings. The 555 meter tall Lotte World Tower that is currently under construction in Seoul,…

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Man’s Conquest of the Skies, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Tallest of the Tallest, Still!

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It is a battle of heights in the United Arab Emirates. The Burj Khalifa is such a widely known and extensively spoken of tower that its stories cannot all be…

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Qujing Culture Centre: A Befitting Anti-gravity Concrete Mass to House Special Artefacts in China’s Qujing City.

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Two of China’s oldest artefacts more than modestly referred to as ‘miracles’ needed a place to call home. A man-made lake situated in Qujing City, China, was the location upon…

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25 Green by Luciano Pia, the Building that Breathes and Grows

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Inspired by the concept of a space that creates transition between the exterior and interior, architect Luciano Pia sort the brilliance of nature. The design had a goal of achieving…

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Martin’s by Studio Ardete Rejuvenates an Industrial Site in India

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This project, Martin’s, brings into mind the Petersen Automotive Museum. Both projects intended to rejuvenate the landscape and give a different face to buildings that have existed for years. However,…

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