The planet's next biggest skyscraper breaks ground in June. It may be finished by December.
Articles tagged "architecture"
It's going to save America!
Mexico City is the latest to show off a building that sucks up pollution.
2013 Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito began his career with luminous and transparent houses in his native Japan. But a sports stadium put him on the map.
A floating school was just built in Nigeria. First the school, next, an entire buoyant city.
Developers want to turn the dilapidated Domino Sugar Factory into a futuristic riverside development that looks like something out of a Philip K. Dick novel.
For the Hirshhorn, Diller Scofidio + Renfro created what may be their most unusual project to date—a 154 ft tall inflatable structure that balloons over the Hirshhorn’s open courtyard,
Inside Asher Kohn's "Shura City" and the architecture of confusion.
This one time, Alaskan entrepreneurs built a giant igloo in the middle of nowhere. Now look at it.
Behold the vertical forest.
Christopher Nolan doesn't care about Gotham City, or any city.
Skyscrapers and mixed use towers aren’t anything new, though we’re constructing them bigger and higher all the time. But Peruri 88 is something else: a multi-level tower atop several other, distinct structures and units kitty-cornered below.
Picture our city getting drowned in a massive pile of 1-ton carbon pollution orbs.
Move over, McMansions. In the not-so-distant future, your studio apartment will also be your gym, your massive dining room, your home office, a yoga studio, house a guest room and function as pretty much any other kind of space you could imagine.
Nobody has yet built a house entirely of garbage — or even recycled materials — that anyone would really want to live in. So Brighton-based architect Duncan Baker-Brown is about to do it. He’s going to build a modern, nicely-designed home completely…
There’s no more fitting metaphor for North Korea’s Ryugyong Hotel than the fact that it’s shaped like the Simpsons’ Enron ride.
All of those sounds of my neighbors fucking, that Mexican salsa that drives by every morning at 7am, the horns from the trucks on the BQE behind my house, police helicopters, new construction, weekend sidewalk barbecues. Life was, I heard, sound.
On its opening day in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge bore no protective barrier beyond railings. "This bridge needs neither praise, eulogy nor encomium," boomed engineer J. Strauss, who designed the bridge. "It speaks for itself. We who have labored lo…
Public parks don't tend to be cash cows, not unless they get "advertising":http://reason.com/blog/2012/05/11/has-gov-rick-scott-ruined-floridas-parks or become, well, private. But the park that sits on top of the old Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Is…