The super-black building that absorbs light: Asif Khan's Vantablack Winter Olympics Pavillion
High-profile Dutch firm MVRDV has unveiled its design for an eye-catching new office building in Germany. Named Milestone, the building will sport a large hole in it that will serve as a public space, and will feature both photovoltaic cells and QR c
Three-dimensional printing is one of the most talked-about technologies of this decade.
for when you want a bedroom, kitchen or bathroom...This tiny house has furniture folded inside its walls, mimicking the functionality of a Swiss Army Knife. The ninety-six-square-foot building, which cost just £35,000 to build, starts out consistin
Stuffed with foliage rather than gadgetry, the company's newest office space is unlike anything that it-or anyone else-has ever built.
Why bother adding a layer of insulation to a brick wall, if you can just build that wall using hollow bricks that are stuffed with insulation? That's the thinking behind self-insulating bricks which incorporate materials such as perlite, mineral wool
"The automobile bridge across the Kerch Strait is almost finished."
Here's one of the more unusual housing ideas we've come across in a while. The OPod Tube House, by James Law Cybertecture, is a micro house made from concrete water piping that measures just 2.5 m (8.2 ft) in diameter. Its snug interior features an a
Qilu Transportation Development Group, a state-owned transport firm operating in Shandong, is completing a 2000 meter solar highway in China.
Inside the inventor's world-changing plans to inhabit outer space, revolutionize high-speed transportation, reinvent cars – and hopefully find love along the way
Undersea restaurants, tree towers and hanging skyscrapers: The top architecture concepts of 2017
We first reported on Zaha Hadid's sand dune-shaped Bee'ah headquarters back in late 2014. The project is now well underway, with significant sections already finished, and some further details have been revealed regarding its sustainability. It's exp
Christian Benimana wants to build a network of architects who can help Africa's booming cities flourish in sustainable, equitable ways -- balancing growth with values that are uniquely African.
Billions of dollars are spent constructing stadiums for spectacles like the FIFA World Cup, but as we saw in Brazil, these facilities can struggle to find much use thereafter.
Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site.
It is an idea at once audacious and simplistic, a seeming impossibility that is now technologically within reach: cities floating in international waters -- independent, self-sustaining nation states at sea.
Here's an application for 3D printing that will probably be more useful to most people than trinkets, homemade guns, and prototype parts: Floors.
Concrete has been around for millennia, but that doesn't mean we can't cook up new ways to build with the world's favorite construction material. It's been electrified to melt snow and used as an "ink" in 3D printers to quickly print entire buildings
The lovely, state-of-the-art energy efficient home was built by a team of students from Missouri.
MIT researchers have discovered the beginnings of a new approach to producing concrete that is inspired by the hierarchical arrangements of simple building blocks in natural materials.
Growing the size of a space habitat over time.
Beginning as a ceremonial bonfire to mark the summer solstice in 1986, Burning Man has grown into a giant annual community and arts event. The festival has transcended its counterculture roots to become an extraordinary celebration of elaborate, and
The concept of a floating island has been with us throughout history, but sprang back into the limelight just four years ago when Wally Yachts came up with an island-themed megayacht named the Wally Island.
This innovative and aesthetic structure is entirely self-sustainable, and while working to produce oxygen.
"Architecture is not about math or zoning -- it's about visceral emotions," says Marc Kushner. In a sweeping -- often funny -- talk, he zooms through the past thirty years of architecture to show how the public, once disconnected, have become an es
While shows like the Australian 4x4 Expo and Overland Expo highlight tough, no-nonsense trailers and motorhomes ready to get dirty right now, the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon dedicates some space to futuristic campers and technologies.
It's bigger than you'd think.
Burning Man takes place every August in the middle of the Black Rock Desert in northwest Nevada. It's not a pleasant place, with triple-digit temperatures, 30-mile-an-hour winds and blinding sand storms. Yet that doesn't stop some 70,000 burners pour