tacuri house by gabriel rivera arquitectos lies amongst the trees in ecuador

Situated in tacuri, in the nayón area of quito, ecuador, the tacuri house by gabriel rivera arquitectos has been designed by drawing inspiration from nature to create a family home amongst the trees. The tacuri...

MVRDV breaks ground on ‘radio tower & hotel’ in new york

MVRDV has broken ground on its first project in the US, a colorful 22-story building conceived as a ‘vertical village’. located at 2420 amsterdam avenue in new york’s washington heights neighborhood, the project combines...

fentress architects helps students shape five ‘airports of the future’

like airplanes, airports have stayed pretty much the same over the years. since first breaking ground in the 1920s, designs have employed a hub of passenger facilities to act as both a barrier and an...

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...

architect turns an old storage in thailand into a home library

the new project of thailand-based architect skarn chaiyawat is a renovation of a rear part of a typical thai house built in the 50s, currently owned by a historian. originally, the space was used mainly as...

stefano boeri architetti to construct urban forest in treviso, northern italy

stefano boeri architetti signs its residential ‘urban forest’ entitled ‘cà delle alzaie’ to be constructed in the northeastern italian city of treviso. integrated into the facades of the three residences is an immense amount...

EASTERN design office to build the world’s biggest greenhouse

EASTERN design office aims to build ‘the biggest greenhouse in human history’,  expanding over 150,000 m2 on a valley of the hebei province, northern china. the large-scale proposal imagines a botanical garden as part...

omar lópez bautista designs casa guadalupe as an inhabitable monolith

casa guadalupe by omar lópez bautista is located in the outskirts of oaxaca, mexico. due to the surrounding area being in constant development, the brief required that the house be designed to appear ‘unfinished’ from the...

OMA inaugurates ‘norra tornen’ with completion of innovationen tower

OMA has completed the first of two towers that comprise ‘norra tornen’ — a residential complex in hagastaden, a new district in the north of stockholm. titled ‘innovationen tower’, the building’s design is the expression...

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...