Fact Check: Which of These Architecture Rumors are Actually True?

Fact-checking website Snopes (also known as the internet's first fact-checking website) has now been debunking Urban Legends and setting the record straight when it comes to "questionable" and/or fantastic stories for 23 years. In its two decades of ...read more

Gravitational Indifference / Ruptura Morlaca Arquitectura

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Wooden staircase twists through centre of concrete and brick house in...

An ash staircase lined with a bookcase twists around an atrium in this family home in Mexico City by Tapia McMahon, which has been made from concrete and reclaimed brick.

Called Cuernavaca House, the project was recently longlisted for the 2018 RIBA International Prize, which recognises ...read more

Will Bamboo Ever Achieve Widespread Use in the Construction Industry?

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After years of publishing projects and articles related to bamboo, we are strongly aware of its qualities as a construction material. But is it really an option that you would use into your next project? Despite ...read more

Villa in Herzliya Pituach / archiFETO

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  • Architects: archiFETO
  • Location: Hertsliya, Israel
  • Architects In Charge: Tomer Ben Dor, Federica Manca
  • Area: 320.0 m2
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Arquidromo stacks white cubes to form Mexican house on angled plot

A cluster of white volumes rise above the dark concrete entrance of this house in Monterrey, which was designed by local studio Arquidromo.

Cloud House is located on a rectangular plot that was formerly a public right of way in the Mexican city, and is oriented at at 45-degree angle ...read more

Neogenesis+Studi0261 incorporates planted terraces and courtyard into Jungalow house

Living spaces at this house in the Indian city of Surat are arranged around a verdant courtyard lined with glass walls that can be retracted to open the interior up to the outdoors.

Local architecture office Neogenesis+Studi0261 designed the house for an agriculturalist and his family, who wanted be ...read more

How the Portrayal of Houses in Cinema Shows Uncomfortable Truths About...

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Franklin / ARRIBA

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  • Architects: ARRIBA
  • Location: Graça, Portugal
  • Architects In Charge: José Rocha, Filipe Ferreira
  • Area: 70.0 m2
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Bulldozer demolishes Frank Lloyd Wright medical centre in Montana

Despite major efforts from preservation groups, Frank Lloyd Wright's Lockridge Medical Clinic in Whitefish, Montana, has become the architect's first in-tact building to be destroyed in over 40 years.

The Lockridge Medical Clinic was bulldozed overnight on 10 January 2018, after nearly a year of campaigning from the ...read more