Moshe Safdie’s Yad Vashem Holocaust History Museum is an Indelible Concrete Prism Worthy of Commemorating Israel’s Past

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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…

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National Library in Singapore by Ken Yeang, an Effort Towards Sustainability in the Tropics

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Ken Yeang is one of the most renowned environmentally conscious architects today. The National Library Building in Singapore required a state-of-the-art sustainable design that would serve as a landmark for…

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432 Park Avenue: Rafael Viñoly’s Square-Shaped Residential Skyscraper in New York

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In 2009, the real estate market in North America was at the home stretch of crumbling from a financial crisis. A small private equity firm known as CIM and based…

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Bodegas Protos: Vaulted Wooden Roof Winery in Peñafiel, Spain by Richard Stirk Harbour + Patners

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Built for a wine cooperative in a small village in the Ribera del Duero area, Peñafiel, Spain, Bodegas Protos is a winery designed from the concept of the wine-making process.…

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KingKey (KK) 100, Farrells’ Landmark Skyscraper in Shenzhen, China

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KK 100 by Farrells architects Shenzhen China

The KingKey (KK) 100 skyscraper is a result of an initiative to transform the Caiwuwei Village from a low-rise dull residential community to a thriving high-density urban place. Located on…

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Nanjing Sifang Art Museum Transforms a Forested Landscape to an Urban Enclave by Steven Holl Architects

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Since the 13th Century, Western paintings had single vanishing points that would fixate the perspectives of works of art. Chinese artists on the other hand have long resisted the idea…

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Shipping Container Homes You Must See

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Grillagh Water House by Patrick Bradley Architects
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Shipping container homes and structures are increasingly becoming a thing in our generation thanks to the strength, durability, affordability and sustainability of the recyclable materials. They are almost readily available…

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