Inside this lab, your mobile phone doesn’t work. You don’t feel any outside noise or vibrations, even if a freight train passes just a few feet away.
Dear CPT Rawles, This letter is provided as a reply to your reader who wrote in about “Building Cabins on a Shoestring Budget”.
This week, a little-noticed vote by the San Jose City Council paved the (run)way for one of the sweetest perks in the history of the tech industry. Call it Terminal G.
Algae — that squishy, filmy substance you'd rather not have seeping through your boots — just might be running your home in the near future.
Frank Gehry’s buildings tend to become tourist attractions and landmarks the instant they open.
China's population of 1.3 billion people ranks as the largest on the planet, continuing to grow steadily, well ahead of India and the U.S.
Each week, Wired Design brings you a photo of one of our favorite buildings, showcasing boundary-pushing architecture and design involved in the unique structures that make the world's cityscapes interesting.
Architects design buildings for rebuilding after the apocalypse, terraforming Mars, and more.
The Museum Hotel, in Cappadocia a historic region in Turkey, was created out of thousand-year-old cave dwellings.
Thanks to its tropical climate, Far North Queensland (FNQ), Australia, is a place where residents regularly have to deal with threats from the environment in the form of cyclones, while being mindful of their impact on the environment.
Few of us will have the chance to visit an office designed by a world-class architect; an even smaller group will enjoy the luxury of living in a home designed by one.
Last week, Google released an illustration of its next corporate campus, a complex of nine rectangular buildings, mostly adorned with green roofs, and all connected by a series of elevated walkways.
Engineering advances have architects striving for the mile-high skyscraper.
What do beer cans, car tires and water bottles have in common? Not much unless you're renegade architect Michael Reynolds, in which case they are tools of choice for producing thermal mass and energy-independent housing
Oscar Niemeyer liked curves.
This building is the latest super-quick tower brought to you by prefabrication.
The design is based on the Haberdasher's Puzzle, discovered by English mathematician Henry Dudeney, which allows an equilateral triangle cut into four parts to be folded into a square while all pieces remain in contact with at least one other.
The world's tallest building, the 2,700ft-high Burj Khalifa, appears through a carpet of fog as the lights from Dubai's shops and apartments illuminate the low cloud from below
London based Sanitov Studio launched its stylish and sustainable floating home during the London Design Festival, which opened earlier this month.
This is the Dubai Mall — an absolutely massive shopping center in Dubai, UAE that's part of the $20 billion Burj Khalifa complex.
The structural framework of a Timberline Dome consists of 2" x 6" wooden struts and our unique heavy duty SteelStar Connector system. The color-coded struts are bolted to color-coded connectors using two wrenches.
You might not expect family-friendly Holiday Inn to have such a daredevil design feature in one of its hotels, but this cantilevered pool is truly striking.
Archaeologists have unearthed the foundation of what appears to have been a massive, ancient structure, possibly a bridge leading to an artificial island, in what is now southeast Wales.
Google on Saturday unveiled a cultural map of Brazil’ Surui indigenous people, a digital tool that will help the Amazonian tribe share their vast knowledge of the forest and fight illegal logging. The map, the result of a five-year partnership bet
Witness the evolution of NYC's billion-square-foot roofscape in the face of climate change.
Here at Flavorpill, we’re pretty big book nerds. We’re such big book nerds that what we’d really like, more than anything, is to live in a house made of books.
Research libraries are facing an unexpected challenge: too many books.
What do you do when you want to build a worry-free home on land that also happens to be a 100-year flood plain?
The latest twist on designer parking garages: a Jetsonesque elevator that whisks residents to their condos while they are still in the driver’s seat.
Russia is planning to further it's reach in the Arctic circle, according to a statement from Vladimir Putin's website. The country has already made a bold appeal to the UN to annex some 380,000 square miles of Arctic seabed due to oil and gas in the