Building Trust International has announced the winners of its 2014 Moved To Care competition.
Construction on Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower, which will be one whopping, expense kilometer tall, is set to commence next week, according to local reports.
A team of students and professors at Georgia's Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) recently unveiled a tiny house prototype cited as the future of urban living.
There are more people, buildings, and landmarks per square inch on Manhattan than any other chunk of geography in America.
Perhaps due to the fact that the challenge of designing viable tiny homes pushes architects to come up with creative space-saving solutions, the tiny house movement is bursting with great ideas.
French architectural firm Multipod Studio recently unveiled a new sustainable house prototype that's lightweight, recyclable, and promises to be an inexpensive purchase and extremely efficient to run.
In a city whose sewers attract tourists, it’s no surprise that a mayoral candidate is proposing to turn abandoned subway stations into art galleries, nightclubs, restaurants, and pools.
Clearpoint Residencies, based in Kotte just outside Colombo, will be the first sustainable high-rise apartment complex in the country, with solar panels for electricity generation, a waste water recycling system and planted facades.
One of the key limitations in the design of many tiny houses is the fact that they have to be built on trailer chassis.
In our recent tour of IKEA's store in Brooklyn, we kept thinking back to a 2011 lecture from Alan Penn of the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture.
The unusual ‘Tsunami House’ is located in Washington’s Camano Island Two floors are placed 2.7m above ground and supported by steel structure During a flood, glass panels break to let water flow through lower levels This disperses the force and re
Trap doors and secret passages are usually associated with moldy, ancient castles or creaky old money manor houses, but Spanish architecture firm Elii has managed to pack a tiny, 620 square-foot attic loft in Madrid with a bevy of space-saving contra
Students at Vermont's Green Mountain College Renewable Energy and Ecological Design class have produced an off-grid tiny house that's billed as a new take on the American Dream.
Boise, Idaho-area architect Macy Miller traded her 2,500-square-foot residence for a 196-square-foot home she built herself after dealing with a long and complex foreclosure settlement.
Following in the footsteps of the Tiny Tack House and Pocket Shelter, American web designer Alek Lisefski has recently finished building his very own tiny house on wheels.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is 174 meters tall and weighs 10 megatons.
London architect Asif Khan's 2,000 square-meter (21,500 sq ft) pavilion has been called the “Mount Rushmore of the digital age,” and its aim is to “make people the face of the Olympics.”
For (very) wealthy libertarians, seasteads – floating cities – might be the way forward, with their ambition of 'guaranteeing political freedom and enabling experimentation with alternative social systems'
Master architects share their vision for buildings that inflate, float, twist and glitter, while artfully addressing the challenges faced by their residents, their cities and the planet.
Shipping containers have been used to revolutionize housing, and have also given rise to wacky ideas like an extreme sports theme park.
Diébédo Francis Kéré knew exactly what he wanted to do when he got his degree in architecture… He wanted to go home to Gando in Burkina Faso, to help his neighbors reap the benefit of his education.
Similar to other micro-homes we have looked at, the Hivehaus comes flat-packed, is self-contained and appears relatively easy to build.
Paperhouses is a platform that allows people to download open source blueprints from architects, like this house from Tatiana Bilbao.
Dubai is already home to the world's tallest building (for now), an indoor ski resort and numberless other sights, but clearly the list wasn't good enough. A new café has opened in the extravagant desert city, one which touts itself as "a reason to g
Known for her futuristic, curvy and geometrically intricate architectural creations, Zaha Hadid seems like the perfect candidate to design the stadium hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
London's Heathrow is the fourth busiest airport on the planet, and it's not nearly big enough to handle the doubling in traffic the UK's Department for Transport predicts will hit by 2030.
When in architecture school, my heroes were Archigram, the English architects famous for among other things, Ron Herron's Walking City from 1964.
No need to worry about health insurance. What people really need are healthier buildings.
In just a few weeks, architects will find out if the tallest building in America really is 1,776 feet tall.
Or a bag of marshmallows? There are many apt analogies.