Forming a barrier between the northern and southern parts of Norway is Dovrefjell – a scenic mountain range that holds an indispensable place in Norwegian consciousness. It is here, at Hjerkinn, located within the outskirts of the Dovrefjell National Park; that Snøhetta was commissioned by the...

Where do people organising a protest meet? In a forlorn church basement? In a student's hall in the wee hours of the night? Around an aggravated member's kitchen island? From the days of Martin Luther Jr. until now, social justice conversations have always occurred in hushed tones. Addressing...

Herzog & de Meuron is one of the world's most respected architectural firms. The practice has over the years developed a reputation for conjuring up some of the planet's most original building solutions. In 2006, with Miami seeking to inspire life to the downtown waterfront of...

Not so far from Dallas City's concrete jungle, shimmering lights and labyrinthine expressways is the Trinity River Audubon Centre, located in the largest urban hardwood forest in the United States. Antoine Predock Zanher Designed by 2006 AIA Gold Medalist Antoine Predock and BRW Architects, the center is a...

The Sleuk Rith Institute, a new institute and genocide memorial in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, brings together a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library. As a vision of Youk Chhang, a human rights activist and investigator of the Khmer...

This has to be one of the best places for any architects, planners, ecologists and landscape architects to learn and teach their arts. Melbourne Design school in the University of Melbourne has long been lacking an ideal space to learn and teach architecture and planning...

One of the concepts I would have loved to see come to life in Africa was a finalist in an architectural competition back in 2009. The competition was the 2009 incarnation of Architecture for Humanity’s Open Architecture Challenge and saw architects team up with schools around...

Vietnam, historically an agricultural country is facing changes as it moves to a manufacturing based economy. This has taken a huge toll on the environment. Increased droughts, floods and salinization jeopardize food supplies, while numerous motorbikes cause daily congestion and air pollution in the cities....