In 1921 the Grain Silo Complex was constructed. For half a century, it was the tallest building in sub-Saharan Africa. Here, grain would be collected, graded, and then distributed. Ideally, it was designed to never go out of use, to never wear out, to always...

Designed by 2005 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Thom Mayne and his firm Morphosis Architects, Perot museum consists of a magnificent cube that sits on a landscaped plinth. Actually, it is a rock and glass collision formed from a peculiar concrete cube that rises out of a concrete garden....

Monumental architecture is a constantly evolving domain. Fresh designs take such incredibly unexpected directions, showcasing great strides in concept exploration. In Doha Corniche, the prominent National Museum of Qatar arises from the ground in a ceremonial fashion that sparks interest: interlocking discs of varying dimensions...

Located on Jerusalem's Mount of Remembrance (HaZikaron) is the distillation of Israel's Holocaust history. Yad Vashem was established in 1953 with the task of documenting the history of the Jewish people during the Holocaust and perpetuating the memory of Holocaust victims for future generations. 2005...

There are projects that come once in the lifetime of an architect, even great architects - twice or thrice if one’s really lucky. One such project is the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Safdie Architects was approached by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation to develop a competitive...

Kengo Kuma doesn't shy away from incorporating the contextual signature material of a locality into his contemporary designs. For the ArtA Cultural Centre, a competition that featured firms like BIG, SO-IL and NL Architects; he wrapped his proposal with a screen of red clay roof tiles....

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...