Land O'Lakes Headquarters

Some structures simply don’t age well, while others seem to just get better with age. The Land O’Lakes corporate headquarters in Arden Hills, Minnesota fits the latter description – it is an elegant building that has… Read More

Antinori Winery

The New York Times has an interesting article highlighting Florence firm Archea Associati’s beautiful Cantina Antinori winery, the new home of the prestigious winemaker.

The article discusses the tension between the need for new development in the… Read More

Casa Anaya

Peter Zellner, a Los Angeles-based architect, has taken his talents south of the U.S. border, where designed a hilltop home with some amazing interior spaces. The home, which is named Casa Anaya, is the architect’s… Read More

Amsterdam Retail Project by Ma Yansong

From Spiegel Online, a nice article on Chinese architect Ma Yansong, whose daring project proposals have gotten him much notice in the West.

Ma Yansong and his firm MAD architects have won a succession of… Read More

Cardborigami Shelter

Designed by Tina Hovsepian in her fourth year at the USC School of Architecture, the “Cardborigami,” a shelter that is innovative functional, has grown into a non-profit organization to aid the homeless by providing temporary… Read More

Limerick Medical School

The University of Limerick’s new medical school campus represents a fresh new approach, rethinking the traditional medical school design.

The project, by Dublin-based Grafton Architects, has been shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling prize. The idea was… Read More

 

Here’s a great video of Frank Gehry speaking about why many of the most amazing architectural designs and concepts are never actually built. Gehry has certainly created some of the most distinctive buildings in… Read More

HENN's Design for Software Factory

HENN (previously known as Henn Arkitekten), best known for their design of Wolfsburg’s Porsche Pavilion, has been announced as the winner in a competition to design the headquarters of Glazed Software Factory, an IT firm in… Read More

LACMA Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano’s 2008 master plan for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art expansion included three components, the Broad Contemporary Art Museum (BCAM), the Resnick Pavilion and the BP Piazza along with a new underground… Read More

Berlin Central Station

With the news that New York plans to eventually kick out Madison Square Garden in order to rebuild Penn Station as a massive, new intermodal transportation hub, we thought we would examine a similar project in… Read More

Herzog + de Meuron Melbourne Station

A team of architects made up of Australia’s Hassel and Switzerland’s Herzog & de Meuron have beat out some stiff competition with their winning proposal to redesign Melbourne’s historic Flinders Street Station.

Hassel and Herzog & de Meuron… Read More

Avis Magica Tower Proposal

Studio Armarada, a Romanian architectural firm, has proposed a pretty cool conceptual new design for an aquarium tower as part of a competition held by DawnTown. The competition called for an iconic design for a… Read More

Watermark WestQuay

Proposed to be constructed in the British city of Southampton, the Watermark WestQuay will be bounded by Harbour Parade, medieval town walls, and the existing WestQuay Shopping Centre. The project would be a… Read More

China Central Television’s new headquarters

The shortlist has been announced by the Institution of Structural Engineers for their annual The Structure Awards. These awards recognize achievement and innovation among often overlooked structural engineers.

This year’s shortlist includes such projects as… Read More

Freedom Tower

During the years since 9/11, New York City has grown taller, more attractive, and more expensive. Michael Bloomberg, the mayor for the last twelve years, played a large role in the construction boom in the… Read More