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...

leafing through the pages of this surf + architecture book feels like swimming in...

belgian architecture journalist veerle helsen dropped everything to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. she took a sabbatical to travel in a camper named ‘connor’ along the coasts of spain and portugal. sounds...

takeshi hosaka architects extrudes the balconies of this tokyo house towards the interior

takeshi hosaka architects has built a house for a couple and their child in downtown tokyo where windows’ balconies are reversed and extruded towards its interior. the large and small platforms create a feeling of...

luciano kruk applies trademark concrete finish in buenos aires residence

located in la esperanza, a gated community of buenos aires, the rodríguez house by luciano kruk arquitectos is built for a young couple, with a pure external image, an uncomplicated inner distribution, and a close...

ICD aggregate pavilion comprises 120,000 star-like ‘particles’

the institute for computational design and construction has built an enclosed pavilion, which comprises nothing more than star-like ‘particles’. the ‘ICD aggregate pavilion 2018’ is the result of a decade of research by the...

BIG completes low income housing development in copenhagen

bjarke ingels group has completed a residential building in copenhagen that provides accommodation for low-income citizens. named after its address in the northwestern part of the danish city, ‘dortheavej’ winds through an area characterized...

knitknot completes el jicarito school in a tiny nicaraguan village

in april 2016, knitknot — an international collective of architects, urban planners, artists, and thinkers — unveiled plans for a low-cost school via designboom’s reader submissions. the design team were crowdfunding the project, and...

noodle soup by office ca is an interactive, architectural playscape

‘noodle soup,’ winning entry to the 2018 ragdale ring competition, is an architectural scale interface. office ca conceived as an interactive playscape pavilion, flexible enough for a range of outdoor performances, and picturesque enough...

studio happ designs house with internal garden to combat tropical climate in vietnam

studio happ were commissioned to design a family house on a site just 100 meters from the coastline in the province of bình thuận, vietnam. the project responds to the site and tropical weather of the region and...

BIG to design first phase of luxembourg’s airport city

bjarke ingels group has revealed plans for a business center to be built directly beside the terminal of luxembourg airport. with construction set to start in 2019, the project will be the first visible...