Remade into housing, pop-up shopping plazas and funhouses, shipping container architecture is so trendy nowadays that they are even making knock-offs in China.
It looks like a giant purple donut. But in fact the Ark Nova, or "New Ark," is the world's first inflatable music hall.
Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at claims by Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth about why they say the official story on the collapse of Building 7 is not only untrue, it is not possible. Also, a new poll shows that more and more Americans
The city of Milan, Italy, is the future home of the world's first two food forest skyscrapers
The first prototype of a tornado-proof house will be built in Utica, Kans., a very small town roughly 200 miles west of Wichita.
As EarthTechling has reported in the past, the construction industry is fast regaining its appreciation for wood as a building material.
Business owners in Eastcheap say the £200 million project has blistered paintwork, caused tiles to smash and singed fabric. A motorist has also said the intense heat melted part of his Jaguar.
The history of modern architecture has been tightly coupled with technological development, from the Bessemer steel that provided structure for Louis Sullivan’s skyscrapers to CAD simulations that transformed.........
Left up to Tomás Saraceno, the buildings of the future might look a lot like kites. Not just any kite, either.
Long before sustainability became a buzzword, architect Shigeru Ban had begun his experiments with ecologically-sound building materials such as cardboard tubes and paper. His remarkable structures are often intended as temporary housing....
Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it's coldframes, hoop houses or greenhouses.Greenhouses are usually glazed structures, but are typically expensive ......
Softkill Design is a team of designers and architects that collaborate together on various building projects. And, although Dutch architects from Universe Architecture have announced plans to build the first 3D printed house, the folks at Softkill ha
Bryan Cranston's new net-zero energy beach home features solar, recycled materials, and one awesome automated car lift.
Since the unveiling of Frank Gehry’s titanium-skinned Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in 1997, we’ve grown accustomed to eye-popping architectural statements, whether in the complex geometry of Herzog & de Meuron’s Beijing National Stadium .....
While some bachelor pads end up as filthy man-caves littered with game console controllers and dumpster-dive furniture, this Alan Chu-designed micro apartment is not one of them.
Last year, news broke about China's bid to construct the world's tallest building. Its name for the structure, Sky City, sounded a lot like something Lando Calrissian might invest in.
New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.
Ikea’s flat-pack furniture has been the source of many frustrated moments thanks to its deconstructed, DIY nature.
Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it's not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, high
The Minnesota Vikings American football team has announced the final design for a new stadium to built in the Minneapolis city center that will feature the world’s largest transparent roof.
The images in this article depict ECO Modern Flats, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes Multifamily Platinum project located in Fayetteville, Ark. —
If you love Legos, you might have imagined building a real house from them.
If there’s one thing that I’ve learned from covering the tiny house movement, it is this: From pre-teens to Etsy artisans to Rage Against the Machine tribute band drummers, micro-dwelling enthusiasts are a truly motley bunch.
Polish architectural and deep-sea engineering company Deep Ocean Technology has inked a deal with Ridgewood Hotels and Suites Pvt. Ltd. to build its futuristic part-underwater Water Discus Hotel just off the shore of Kuredhivaru Island in the Maldive
Silk Pavilion by MIT Media Lab poses some interesting questions about how what it calls "biological fabrication" might fit into the future of making things alongside 3D printing and similar computer-aided cleverness.
These days it seems the term architecture has broadened to encompass fantastical projects and shapes in the virtual domain.
The 220-story, 2,750-foot, 90-day Sky City construction project is a go.
Way out on the edge of the Painted Desert in Arizona, 70-year-old Californian artist James Turrell has spent the past three decades excavating a 389,000-year-old extinct volcano. Roden Crater, as it’s known, is Turrell’s magnum opus.
Architect Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses?
Construction on what may just be the world's next tallest building is (finally) due to begin, Lloyd Alter of Treehugger reports.