marc thorpe designs transcendentalist upstate cabin, the edifice

marc thorpe design (MTD) presents the edifice, a modest cedar-built cabin nestled among the lush woods of new york’s catskill mountains. covering only 500 square feet, the residential project is an exercise in reduction,...

shipping container stacks transform traffic island to house homeless in LA

the construction of a supportive housing complex for the homeless in los angeles is underway. named isla intersections, the neighborhood will be made up of shipping containers made from recycled steel and welded together...

think architecture arranges house in a park as series of indepentant volumes in zurich

swiss firm think architecture has built house in a park in zurich as a series of single-story, freely arranged spaces, held together by a continuous roof. shaped according to the natural contours of the...

sheng han lin architects builds le petit prince house in taiwan

located in taiwan’s southwestern yunlin county, sheng han lin architects has designed a modern townhouse called ‘le petit prince house’. bringing together three generations of one family under one roof, the new four-story residence...

alexis dornier builds the butterfly house on stilts amid the lush nature of bali

realized as part of the penjiwaan community in bali, alexis dornier has designed the butterfly house as a place that blurs the line between indoor and outdoor environments. situated just 10 minutes from ubud,...

views permeate simone subissati’s fragmented ‘border crossing house’

lush grass fields surround the ‘border crossing house,’ a private residence built by simone subissati architects in the hills of polverigi near ancona, italy. situated between the city and the countryside, the project explores...

organic lines and undulating hills form CROX’s liyang museum in china

on the banks of yan lake park in china‘s liyang city lies a sinuously-shaped architectural intervention realized by CROX. inspired by a chinese instrument called jiaoweiqin, the organic lines of the recently completed museum are designed to...

glenn murcutt’s MPavilion 2019 opens in melbourne

MPavilion 2019, the sixth installment of an ongoing series of architect-designed summer pavilions, has opened in melbourne, australia. previewed on designboom here, the temporary structure has been designed by glenn murcutt — the 2002...

brazilian architect’s final project takes shape

construction on the ‘niemeyer sphere’ — one of the last projects designed by brazilian architect oscar niemeyer — is well underway in leipzig, germany. located on the grounds of techne sphere leipzig, the factory...

paco lago references a speakeasy to design the pastrami club in malaga

in the spanish city of malaga, design studio paco lago has realized ‘the pastrami club’ in the heart of the city’s lively nightlife area. inspired by speakeasies that were prevalent in 1920s new york...