NMD Nomadas' concrete and glass house in Venezuela features skinny swimming pool

NMD Nomadas has arranged this concrete and glass house in Venezuela around a series of courtyards and a slender swimming pool. Responding to the tropical climate in the city of Valencia, the local firm used...

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 the world's largest mosque. Foster + Partner's design will be located...

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 expand as their finances grow. Like the housing project Chilean architect...

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

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.

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

Foro Boca / Rojkind Arquitectos

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  • Architects: Rojkind Arquitectos
  • Location: Boca del Río, Ver., Mexico
  • Architect In Charge: Michel Rojkind
  • Architectural Project: Agustín Pereyra (Project Manager) Arturo ...read more

Entrepinos Housing / Taller Hector Barroso

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Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter reveals visuals of tiered copper tower for Norway

Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter has revealed renderings for a copper ziggurat-like housing tower designed for the site of a former military camp in the Norwegian town of Ski Vest.

The Oslo-based architects designed the tower to be wrapped with linear terraces made from copper perforated with a lace-like ...read more

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

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