Foster + Partners reveals cascading tower complex for Mecca pilgrims

Foster + Partners has won a competition for a complex of stepped towers in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, providing accommodation for pilgrims en route to...

Weston Williamson proposes incremental building to combat Palestinian housing shortage

              British studio Weston Williamson has revealed a housing concept that aims to resolve the lack of affordable housing in Palestine by allowing residents to...

Huge circular hole pierces concrete house in Crete by Tense Architecture...

Athens-based Tense Architecture Network has completed a curvy concrete house on the Greek island of Crete, featuring a massive circular puncture that provides it occupants with a shaded roof terrace. Designed for a young couple and their two young children, the residence is located in the Mediterranean city of Heraklion. It sit on an elevated, corner site, exposed to the southern sun on the street-facing side.

Amsterdam Temporary Courthouse by Cepezed Architects

Recently the Amsterdam Temporary Courthouse, designed by cepezed architects, was completed and taken into use. Over the coming five years, the larger part of...

WAN:: M-City Tower by Core Architects Inc in Mississauga City

M-City spirals upwards CORE Architects have won the competition to design a landmark building with offset floor plates for a master-planned community in Canada Source: WAN::...

Studio B creates skinny backyard dwelling for landscape architect in Colorado

Long, narrow shotgun homes influenced the design of this backyard structure in Boulder by Studio B, which features a concrete base and an upper level wrapped in grey metal and glass.

Called Space Pod – a nickname conceived by the neighbours – the building is located in a walkable, transitional ...read more

Bill Gates plans smart city in Arizona desert

Tech billionaire Bill Gates has invested in a huge patch of land west of Phoenix, Arizona, with the intention of building a new smart city.

Mt Lemmon Holdings – an affiliate of Gates' firm Cascade Investment – has paid $80,000 for a stake in almost 25,000 acres of unpopulated ...read more

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Duplex penthouse with expansive roof terraces tops Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth...

Images of the penthouse at Japanese architect Tadao Ando's residential complex in New York City have been released, showing large rooftop terraces and an internal spiral staircase.

The 5,603-square-foot (1,707-square-metre) residence will include four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, as part of the seven-storey condo building in Manhattan's Nolita (north of ...read more

Which Countries Pay the Highest Salaries for Architects?

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There are a variety of organizations and magazines that publish salary surveys for architects. An <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="https://www.metalocus.es/en/news/average-architects-salary-world" ...read more

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