modern museum

Located in Wuhan, China, The Zhang Zhidong and Modern Industrial Museum, was designed to balance three narrative themes within an integrated building and landscape.  Zhang Zhidong was a 19th century leader in government who inspired the… Read More

Translational Research Institute

The 2013 Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) Infinite Value Awards winners have been announced, with the Translational Research Institute clinching the top prize of the night. The Institute is located on the Princess Alexandra… Read More

bioMASON, winner of Innovation Challenge 2013

The Cradle to Cradle Innovation Challenge, established in 2012 for innovators to reinvent how building products are designed, manufactured, and consumed, has chosen 4 winners out of 144 applicants.

The first place winner is bioMason biobrick,… Read More

Corporate Auditorium Interior

New images of Apple’s corporate headquarters and its surrounding facilities in Cupertino have been revealed, providing a look into the 2.8 million square foot building. Nicknamed the “Mothership,” the headquarters is a circular monolith that… Read More

Barneveld Noord Station

Traveling by train in the Netherlands no longer has to be ugly.  Transit platforms can be lonely nowhere-lands in the anxious midst of travel. But under the “Prettig Wachten” campaign in the Netherlands, they are… Read More

Damien Hirst Buildings

UK studio Designscape Architect has completed two buildings for artist Damien Hirst. One is an art production studio that appears to change color from blue to green and the other is a glazed brick building… Read More

G. Valbon School Complex

Design team Salwa and Selma Mikou have created another exciting building, this time in Bobigny, a northeastern suburb of Paris. This new French school is a visually remarkable amenity, visible by its façades and its… Read More


The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have selected sixty new buildings, commercial and institutional developments, and urban planning projects from twenty countries… Read More

Waternet Urinals in Amsterdam

In order to address water challenges, a campaign called Green Urine by Amsterdam’s water corporation, Waternet, has installed temporary urinals to collect urine. They will then extract the phosphates from the urine to create fertilizer… Read More

Pop-up cold-climate greenhouse

The Invisible Garden House, a pop-up re-interpretation of the typical glass and steel greenhouses, is designed for northern climates to extend the growing season through natural heating and cooling through strategically-placed openings at the top… Read More

Winner of Chinese Bridge Competition

A Dutch architecture studio has won a design competition for a pedestrian bridge in Changsha, China. The design, based on a Mobius strip, will span 150 meters over the Dragon King Harbor River and will… Read More

Winner of Breathe Competition

The Breathe competition was launched in September 2012 by the town of Christchurch after a massive earthquake in 2011 with the goal of fostering innovative urban design concepts in order make the reconstruction of the… Read More