snøhetta and dialog’s new central library in calgary incorporates a rail line

calgary‘s new central library by snøhetta and canada-based dialog aims to welcome over twice as many annual visitors in what counts as one of the largest library systems in north america, where more than half of the city’s...

organic design builds a colorful extension to a family house in japan

Designed as an extension of an existing family house in japan, the spaces for kids by organic design are placed in the rear garage divided into two rooms. The parents want their children to have their...

‘AZULIK uh may’ arts center opens in the jungles of mexico

in the mexican jungle, at the heart of the yucatan peninsula, a new arts complex has opened as part of an eco-friendly luxury resort. inspired by the abundant natural environment and the rich heritage...

travertine building in mahallat, iran, is decorated by brick patterns, by caat studio

caat studio’s project is located on a residential periphery of mahallat, iran, 262 kilometers southwest of tehran with the hot and dry climate. the area surrounding the city is rich with travertine which is...

foster + partners unveils plans for ‘the tulip’ tower in london

plans have been unveiled for ‘the tulip’, a 305-meter-tall (1,000 ft) visitor attraction, which, if realized, would tower above the city of london. designed by foster + partners, the project has been conceived as a...

studioMDA completes two galleries beneath new york’s high line

studioMDA, led by architect markus dochantschi, has completed two brand-new galleries adjacent to one another in new york’s chelsea neighborhood — the high line nine and the new kasmin gallery. the two projects, which were...

anonym studio combines wood, concrete and metal in a family residence in bangkok

the new house for an extended family designed by bangkok-based studio anonym is located on the same property as the owner’s old home. the two residences stand in a parallel orientation and are separated...

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...

OPEN architecture conceives ‘MARS case’ prototype for the red planet

founded and curated by kenya hara, ‘house vision’ is a multidisciplinary innovation platform in which architects and companies work together to use the ‘house’ as a medium for reflecting on the future direction of...

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...