angelo renna proposes artificial mountain that absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere

preoccupied with the issue of air pollution, amsterdam-based designer angelo renna proposes to build an artificial mountain to make the environment cleaner. made of soil excavated from the construction site of the railway tunnel connecting...

nendo’s timber-grid tokyo building tops out with a sky forest terrace

located within the kojimachi neighborhood in central tokyo, japan, nendo has designed an office building that connects people to the outdoors, enhances the power of nature, and thus improves working conditions. to allow more...

AS+GG reveals plans for 700 meter skyscraper

adrian smith + gordon gill architecture (AS+GG) has unveiled plans for a skyscraper in shenzhen, which, if realized, would become the tallest building in china and one of the tallest in the world. named...

infinity nide designs event space in beijing exploring original nature of materiality

located in the former site of beijing offset printing factory, ‘e6·bentu one’ is an interior renovation project of a rectangular underground space. the collaboration project of bentu and urbanus, a cross-over brand focused on material...

OMA completes first phase of ‘park grove’ development in miami

OMA has finalized the first phase of ‘park grove’, a luxury residential scheme in miami overlooking biscayne bay. the first two of the development’s three towers are now complete, with work on the final...

interview with arthur mamou-mani ahead of milan design week

following collaborations with phillip k smith III, studio swine, and sou fujimoto, international fashion brand COS will team up with arthur mamou-mani at this year’s milan design week. as part of the event, the london-based french...

partisans-designed restaurant ‘quetzal’ references mexico’s market stalls

after designing the beautiful ‘bar raval,’ toronto’s critically acclaimed spanish pintxo boite, partisans reunited with chef grant van gameren and cocktail wizard owen walker for an ambitious sophomore collaboration. celebrating recipes and techniques passed...

klab architecture’s supermarket in athens features a set of gabled roofs

the main idea of klab architecture’s ‘thanopoulos supermarkets’ project is to change the notion today’s greek supermarkets  — average big boxes with long alleys of products. the design has been resolved as an interpretation...

anders berensson architects designs an oval office cut out of wood

anders berensson architects has designed part of their own studio space by using a CNC mill to create a puzzle of 16 plywood sheets which then were assembled into one big oval office surrounding...

casa ccff is an eco-friendly urban house by leopold banchini architects

designed by leopold banchini architects, casa ccff is an environmentally-friendly urban house overlooking geneva’s industrial train station. the design of the exterior mimics the surrounding industrial shed roof profiles, while the interior incorporates a...