Urban Design

The Mirror Houses by Peter Pichler Architecture

The Mirror Houses are a pair of holiday homes, set in the marvellous surroundings of the South Tyrolean Dolomites, amidst a beautiful scenery of appletrees, just outside the city of Bolzano. They were designed by Peter Pichler Architecture. The Mirror houses offer a...

Nahahum Canyon House by Balance Associates

Balance Associates have designed a two story home in Nahahum Canyon, Washington. “This two story dwelling is set into the hillside with concrete retaining walls that guide the form of the cabin. Its east west longitudinal axis and generous overhangs are designe...

Villa in Agalarov Estate by SL* Project

Architecture firm SL* Project have designed a luxurious single family residence near Moscow, Russia. Villa boasts a rather modern and contemporary appeal. With stunning white finishes and a brilliant amount of space both indoors and out, its all one could ever desi...

Wooden Curved Grotto Sauna by PARTISANS

PARTISANS have designed Grotto, a sauna located on San Souci Island, in the Georgian Bay area of Ontario, Canada. Grottos, historically, have been known as natural or artifi cial caves that are embedded deep behind the curvature of streams, and thus discovered by tho...

The Hopen Place House by Whipple Russell Architects

Whipple Russell Architects designed the Hopen Place house in the Hollywood Hills of California. “The client wanted a contemporary remodel and update of a mid-century modern on the renowned Bird Streets in the Hollywood Hills. His interests were in a residence t...

Frank Gehry’s Sydney Business School

The 85-year-old architect Frank Gehry, who is based in Los Angeles, has completed his first building in Australia – the Dr Chau Chak Wing building at Sydney’s University of Technology, set to open in early 2015. He designed the building to provide teachi...

Glow-in-the-dark Bike Path Inspired by Van Gogh

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde‘s cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night, officially opened in Nuenen, Netherlands yesterday. The swirling patterns used on the kilometer-long Van Gogh cycle route throu...

The Brick House by iSTUDIO Architecture

iSTUDIO Architecture have designed the Brick House, a farmhouse located in the rural settlements near Mumbai, India. “The Brick House, situated amidst rural settlements in Wada, near Mumbai,India, is a 2500 sq.ft. farmhouse set within hills and farms. The impac...

LoftCube Installed On Hotel Daniel’s Rooftop

Studio Aisslinger have announced the opening of their LoftCube rooftop installation, located on top of Hotel Daniel in Graz, Austria. “Based on the new urban concept to establish rooftop living on high-rised buildings around the world, has now been installed on...

Football Stadium Arena Borisov by OFIS

OFIS have designed a football stadium in Borisov, Belarus. “The concept takes into account the natural advantages of the location and the existing interventions within the terrain, while maintaining as many of the existing trees on site as possible. Besides 13...

CIPEA House #4 by AZL Architects

AZL Architects created ‘House #4′ for CIPEA, an exhibition of architecture in China. The task was, to design a house with at least five bedrooms, public spaces, and hospitality accommodations on 500 square meters. The architects stacked four cubic floor...

Floating Sauna Houseboat Saunalautta

Saunalautta is a floating sauna houseboat that is now available for rent in Finland. Built out of recycled wood, the raft features a bedroom with four bunks, and a hot steamy sauna on the lower level, on the top level you’ll find a rooftop observation deck, a ...

The Moebius House by Tony Owen Partners

Tony Owen Partners designed the Moebius House in Sydney, Australia. “This family house faces onto views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. The house explores the maximisation of light, space, ventilation and views on a tight sight. We are exploring a...

White Pod Eco Luxury Hotel in Swiss Alps

A high-tech eco camp situated over 1700 meter high in the Swiss Alps in the village of Les Cerniers, White Pod Resort creates little igloo village and can house only 30 guests but it offers the ultimate in-luxury and adventure. The architectural fascinating high-tech...

Villa Moerkensheide by Dieter De Vos Architecten

Villa Moerkensheide was designed and built by Dieter De Vos Architecten in De Pinte, Belgium. It’s a very spacious residence with a total living space of 306 square meters but the most interesting thing about it is the way it was organized. The house was built ...

Kežmarské Hut in Slovakian Mountains

For an international competition aimed at the design of a lodge located in the High Tatra mountains of Slovakia, Atelier 8000 has proposed a cube volume rotated onto one of its corners. Known as “Kežmarské Hut”, the structure is intended to be a sustain...

Bivacco Luca Vuerich by Giovanni Pesamosca

Italian architect Giovanni Pesamosca has created unusually-sited cabin at the crest of Foronon Buinz in the Julian Alps. The prefab modular wood structure, named in memory of the deceased climber Luka Vuerich, contains nine beds and is situated 2531 meters above sea ...

ZAC du Coteau by ECDM Architects

ECDM have completed the ZAC du Coteau housing complex in the suburbs of Paris, France. The two buildings feature undulating balconies that provide abundant outdoor space for the residents. Take a loot at this elegant and unusual design. ...

Le Nichoir by Matali Crasset

Le Nichoir (The Bird nest) could be called an experimental project realized through an experimental method. Industrial designer Matali Crasset has created feral-type shelters in collaboration with inhabitants and volunteers of Le Vent des Forêts in Fresnes-au-Mont ,...

Star Wars House in Korea

Designed by the team at Korean architecture firm Moon Hoon, this Star Wars inspired dwelling is the beginning of a trend in Korea. This trend sees residents moving away from small apartments in the city, and into larger, detached homes in less densely populated area...

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