Post-COP25 news: forcing sustainable buildings via legislation – local, state, and federal laws will soon require all new and existing buildings to be sustainable. In California and other states, all new housing must be green in 2020., other building types to follow.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s apprentice, J C Caraway, it was built in the 1950’s. The building is listed on the Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places and National Historic Register under the original name – Rest Heaven Motel.
A rebuilding project in the heart of Rome, was to be MAD’s first realized project in Europe. The architecture competition queried how to transform an incongruous modern building into a deluxe residential complex.
Design: Rafael de La-Hoz, architects. The theoretical concept comes from the holiness of the Quran itself in which the book is never to touch the ground but to be lifted by one’s hands or placed on a base.
San Francisco residences + housing – the best new SF real estate – information and images of interesting contemporary Californian houses + property developments, USA: new luxury San Francisco houses
Rolf Ockert Design’s design process of Clovelly House took a complex journey due to several defining key issues inherent to the site, ended up going through some radically different sketch options before settling one.
Dalmunach Distillery Speyside, Scotland, design by Archial Norr Architects for French-owned Chivas Brothers Ltd, part of Pernod Ricard – plan inspired by shape of a sheaf of barley, crisp modern industrial building with a strong sense of place.
Three long cantilevers on top of a secluded hill give the house commanding views and a feeling of being suspended in the trees: luxury Suffolk County property by Rangr Studio architects in Southhampton, NY.
Tallest observation decks in the World, tallest structures across the Globe – skyscrapers info + photos – see the World’s highest observation decks, skyscraper designs + images.
Amwaj Villa Bahrain: luxury building development – design by Moriq – Amwaj Villa, Bahrain contemporary house, design, images, residential architecture.
$13.3 billion airport for Mexico City by Foster + Partners, FR-EE and NACO cancelled despite being under construction, after public vote in a nationwide referendum. won the international competition to design Mexico City’s new international airport. The 743,000 sqm continuous lightweight gridshell was to form one of the world’s largest airports.
24h architecture competition news: the oceans are a part of the surface of the planet occupied by sea water that surrounds the continents and currently covers about 71% of the Earth, 361 million km2.
Women in Construction networking event gathered over 1,000 industry professionals. New York Build 2018, the leading construction and design expo in New York City and NY State, an architectural event took place at the Javits Center.
Lord Foster has attended opening celebrations in Buenos Aires today for the new Buenos Aires Ciudad Casa de Gobierno, a sustainable New City Hall for the Mayor and 1,500 staff – and the practice’s first civic project in Argentina.