carlo ratti develops low-cost prefab housing system for india

carlo ratti associati has developed livingboard, a flexible prefab housing system to improve housing conditions in rural parts of india, made of low-cost materials that...

ahsa farmstay by creative crews uses vernacular building techniques in thailand

bangkok based practice, creative crews, has designed the ahsa farmstay in the maechan district of chiang rai, thailand. in chiang rai, vernacular building techniques are not...

foster + partners designs skyscraper for china merchants bank in shenzhen

foster + partners has revealed the designs for china merchants bank’s new global HQ in shenzhen, china. the 350-meter skyscraper is the first building...

studio PKA builds ‘5 element house’ to the contours of the land in india

studio PKA has designed the ‘5 element house‘ atop a hill in pavana, india. the concept behind the project is rooted in the idea of...

lumen museum of mountain photography sits on top of the dolomites

located at the summit of the region kronplatz in south tyrol, the newly-opened lumen museum offers 1,800 sqm dedicated to mountain photography. spanning four...

osaka metro plans large-scale redevelopment with futuristic skyscraper station in yumeshima

osaka metro has announced the redevelopment of its underground network and a new station for the man-made island of yumeshima in light of the...

solar-powered maldives island resort highlights sustainable tourism

although featuring hundreds upon thousands of beautiful beaches, the madlives also has the lowest average ground level of any nation. this makes their landscape...

silp architects converts a former warehouse into office building in bangkok

the est 64 by silp architects is a 1000 sqm office building project, converted from a 40-year-old warehouse on sukhumvit 64, punnawithi railway station...

sasaki masterplans chengdu panda reserve in central china

boston- and shanghai-based design firm sasaki has presented a masterplan for a panda reserve in chengdu, the capital of china’s sichuan province and one...

iksoi design studio creates monochromatic interior for liquor store in india

architecture studio, iksoi, has completed the design for a liquor store called ‘b&w’, located within the ‘courtyard by marriott’ hotel in ahmedabad, india. the project functions...