The Hip-Hop Architecture Movement

The Ultimate Frank Lloyd Wright Nerdfest

It’s all about the drawing. I am talking about a specific drawing, the one that Frank Lloyd Wright did in 1888 when he was trying to get a job from the man he later came to call his “lieber meister,” or dear master, Louis Sullivan. Based on a house that McKim, Mead & White designed

OMA Reveals Design for Melbourne’s MPavilion 2017

This past February, Rem Koolhaas, Hon. FAIA, co-founder of Netherlands-based architecture firm OMA, and David Gianotten, the managing partner–architect of the firm were selected as this year’s designers of the MPavilion in Melbourne, Australia. Each year since 2014, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, a local nonprofit that supports public architecture and design projects, has commissioned an international architecture firm to design a temporary pavilion for the city’s historic Queen Victoria Gardens. The last three pavilions were designed by Australian firm Sean Godsell Architects in 2014, Amanda Levete of London-based architecture studio AL_A in 2015, and Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai last year.

Walled Gardens of Nicosia

The evolution of the museum typology is manifested in a process through which the traditional archival and scientific character of the museum is slightly mutated into a hybrid programmatic complex that attempts to reshape the public realm. This new complex defies the functional-single building approach and emerges as an “urban artifact.” Following the paradigm of

Boetger Residence

The Boetger Residence is designed for a young couple, their son, and the family dog. Moving from a downtown Knoxville loft apartment, the design for the new home needed to reflect those aspects of the loft they had grown to love – open interior spaces and ample views. Located on an overgrown and under-utilized lot

Rooms with a View

With its simple lines and monochromatic colors, Knoll House is a study in architectural understatement. That’s because every element was chosen specifically for its ability to marry the home’s sylvan surroundings with the design itself. Even before the owners had the home built for their family of four, they spent several years camping on the

Camp Adventure – The Treetop Experience

The Treetop Experience designed by Effekt, is a new and unique experience destination. A 600 meter treetop walk connected to a 45 meter tall observation tower creates a unique opportunity to take a walk above the treetops and experience the stunning nature of the preserved forest from another perspective. The tower and treetop walk is

Vitra Design Museum Houses an Exhibition on Social Housing

The Vitra Design Museum is housing Together! The New Architecture of the Collective, an exhibition focusing on social housing that is mostly triggered by social unrest, high real state values, and housing shortage. Launched this past week, the exhibition shows social housing’s history and development through time, presenting various projects from Europe, Asia, and the United States. The exhibition shows how new concepts of collective housing are creating a new form of living, and it pushes the message that conventional housing development might not be the answer to our 21st-century housing challenges.

Designing for the Blind Teaches Valuable Techniques for Any Project

Contour Table, Bodo Sperlein This Art Nouveau–inspired table uses the Japanese shou sugi ban charring method to create a durable finish that is fire- and rot-resistant. The 74.8”-long-by-35.4”-wide piece that is CNC-milled and then hand carved in a British workshop, takes seven days to make. Offered in black walnut, fumed oak, and Douglas fir options;

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