Architecture

Bergersen Arkitekter’s Viewpoint Granasjøen is an angular lakeside cabin with a turfed roof

This compact timber-and-concrete cabin in the Norwegian village of Nerskogen incorporates large windows that angle upwards to make the most of views towards the nearby lake and ...

Alma-nac to build tiny upside-down house in UK play park

A multi-coloured house is turned upside down and used as a climbing frame in this competition-winning design by architecture office Alma-nac. Set to be built this summer, The ...

Dog nook and fireman’s pole feature in laneway house by Studio North

Canadian firm Studio North has built a two-storey residence in Calgary with design features including a built-in dog bed, a lofted niche and a pole for scaling. Withrow ...

Prefabricated and mobile components combine to form The People’s Station cultural centre

People’s Architecture Office has completed a modular cultural centre in the Chinese city of Yantai, featuring a prefabricated metal structure and portable rooms that can be ...

America’s Favourite Cities for Architecture

In 1947, writer John Gunther named Knoxville, Tennessee, the “ugliest city” he visited during his 13-month-long transcontinental survey of the United States. Spurred by the ...

6 Modern Houses Totally at Home in their Rustic Surroundings

There’s a time and a place for gathering inspiration and sketching out ideas, but at the start of a new project, those at MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects prefer to get ...

SOM Explains the Design for Thailand’s Largest Private-Sector Development Ever

Known for its web of street-level bustle, Bangkok is now poised to become a lot more vertical. A new 40-acre development, planned by architecture firm SOM, will soon introduce a ...

How Future Airports must be Designed

As just about every building type has been pushed toward greater energy efficiency, airports have been something of a stubborn holdout, relics of a more consumptive era. In Oslo, ...

6 Most Beautiful Horse Racing Venues in the World

Horse racing, like boxing and wrestling, is among the oldest sports in the world. The relationship between animal and jockey is a bond not found in any other athletic event. ...

Zaha Hadid Unveils Luxury Apartment in Mexico that Honours its History

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), one of the most venerable names in the world of architecture, has spent decades separating itself from other firms by designing swooping silhouettes ...