Paolo Soleri exhibition at SMoCA celebrates the architect's visionary ideas and...

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting a retrospective of work by the late, local architect Paolo Soleri, from craft objects to plans for vast eco-cities. Curator Claire Carter has picked out her highlights for Dezeen.

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Herzog de Meuron's Jenga-like 56 Leonard skyscraper photographed by Hufton +...

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The stacked-blocked form of Herzog & de Meuron's residential tower in Tribeca, New York, is shown in these images by photographers Hufton + Crow.

The Swiss architecture firm's 60-storey skyscraper at 56 Leonard Street towers over the comparatively low-rise neighbourhood.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

Hufton + Crow's photos present the building as complete from the outside, after Instagram users showed it with external elevator scaffolding in June 2016.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The tower comprises a series of cuboid volumes that become increasingly offset from one another towards the top, drawing comparisons with the wooden blocks used in a game of Jenga.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

Floor-to-ceiling glass walls are sandwiched between concrete floor slabs, which in some places extend out to form balconies.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The building houses 145 residences, as well as amenities including an indoor/outdoor theatre, a 75-foot (23-metre) swimming pool, a fitness suite and a conference centre.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The tower is topped with 10 penthouses, each with a different layout and featuring up to 200 feet (61 metres) of continuous glazing. At ground level, one corner more

Calatrava reveals £1 billion scheme for London's Greenwich Peninsula

Santiago Calatrava has unveiled a £1 billion development on the edge of London's River Thames, which will host a new tube station, performance venue...

How Drones Can Be Used in Architecture (And How To Use...

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Researchers and firms are already experimenting with building with drones. In 2012, Swiss architecture firm Gramazio Kohler Architects and more

How To Tell if You've Earned a Raise

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One of the rising conversations in the architecture world in recent years has been the issue of architects' salaries. But how much are you worth? When is it time to ask for that much-needed raise? Two key elements more

Which Countries Pay the Highest Salaries for Architects?

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MVRDV and BIG to create new neighbourhood in Abu Dhabi's Makers...

Dutch firm MVRDV has revealed plans to build a cluster of mixed-use towers in Abu Dhabi, featuring pixellated corners that will frame a public square designed by Danish studio BIG.

The 76,000-square-metre scheme planned by MVRDV comprises seven mid-rise towers, containing 480 apartments in the upper levels, more

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::...

B.E Architecture combines different textures of granite at monolithic Melbourne house

Granite is used throughout the exterior and interior of this house in Melbourne, where local studio B.E Architecture even had a bespoke bath and basin for the master ensuite carved out of the grey stone.

B.E Architecture designed the three-storey Armadale Residence for a couple who wanted more

Butterfly roofs top rural house in Carmel by Feldman Architecture

V-shaped roofs cover each of the three pavilions that make up this Californian residence by US studio Feldman Architecture, which was constructed in an environmentally sensitive private community.

The Butterfly House is located in the Santa Lucia Preserve, a private development near the seaside town of Carmel. Only 10 more