Caledonian Somosaguas / Studio MK27 - Marcio Kogan + Suzana Glogowski

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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, ...read more

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 ...read more

The Cutting-Edge Materials Science Making Hurricane-Proof Construction Possible

Perez Art Museum Miami, built with ultra-high-performance concrete, sustained no damage in Hurricane Irma. Image © Iwan Baan

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It's a question people will be asking as climate change contributes to hurricanes' increasing ...read more

Vector Architects converts sugar mill into Alila Yangshuo hotel

Vector Architects has transformed a disused sugar mill in China's mountainous Yangshuo County into a resort hotel featuring a group of gabled masonry structures designed to complement the existing industrial architecture.

Alila Yangshuo hotel is situated in a col between two of the karst mountains that makes this area ...read more

RIBA announces student winners of President's Medals 2017

A novel response to London's housing crisis and a study of the stark living quarters of Welsh quarrymen in the 1800s were just two of the student projects recognised by this year's RIBA President's Medals.

The seven student winners received their awards at a ceremony hosted by the <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" ...read more

Here's What You Can Learn About Architecture from Tracking People's Eye...

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Indeed, after running four pilot-studies looking at buildings in both city and suburb (New York City, Boston, Somerville and Devens, MA) since 2015, we think these technologies stand to revolutionize our understanding of ...read more

Triangular concert hall by Productora and Isaac Broid takes cues from...

Mexican architect Isaac Broid and firm Productora has created a stone-clad performing arts venue in central Mexico that borders an archaeological site.

The Teopanzolco Cultural Center is situated in Cuernavaca, the capital of the state of Morelos, and adjoins an archaeological site with Aztec ruins. The team incorporated ...read more

London's Design Museum destroyed former Commonwealth Institute, says heritage body

The transformation of London's former Commonwealth Institute into a new home for the Design Museum has resulted in the loss of a "magnificent post-war masterpiece", according to the Twentieth Century Society.

The UK heritage body has added the 1960s building – which was overhauled by OMA and ...read more

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