Golf Club Mimics the Surrounding Dunes

US and Switzerland-based firm, Oppenheim Architecture has designed a stunning golf club that mirrors the surrounding desert dunes. The club is part of the first phrase of construction for the Ayla Oasis, a 17 square mile leisure development in Aqaba, Jordan. The building’s undulating form was made using sprayable concrete called shotcrete, which can be […]

Mango House

Surrounded by a canopy of trees, Studio PKA built their Mango House for a family of four in the small coastal town of Alibag, India. Expansive windows open the space to the outdoors, flood the interior with sunlight and achieve the designers’ goals to connect the residents with nature. Inside, a unique, winding staircase connects […]

Tara Donovan at the University of Chicago

Fieldwork, an exhibit which celebrates Tara Donovan’s distinctive art practice, is coming to the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago on June 13th. The exhibit features stunning works that transform everyday materials including straws, index cards, rubber bands, and Slinkys into elaborate, otherworldly structures. The show will be up through September 22, […]

The Creative Hoardings Program

The City of Sydney has responded to a community demand for street art with a unique approach called the Creative Hoardings Program. This program aims to improve the visual impact of construction sites, while also providing a showcase for artists. In high traffic areas, developers must either commission art from an Australian artist, choose from […]

Stone Ruin Transformed Into Zero-Energy Villa

Villa Slow, a vacation home in Spain by Laura Álvarez Architecture, is built in the place of an old stone ruin. It is designed to have minimal impact on its environment through use of high quality insulation, and an air-heat pump that produces five kilowatts of energy for every kilowatt that it takes from the […]

Blue House by BETA

The exterior of Blue House by Dutch architecture firm BETA, conforms to the surrounding development of its Amsterdam neighborhood, while also celebrating the clients’ colorful personalities. On the interior, the home is tailored to both entrepreneurial and family life, with the living areas of the home sitting atop an office space. The multi-level living space […]

Stepping Stone House

Architecture studio Hamish & Lyons has completed a house in Berkshire, England, that is raised on stilts above a lake. Stepping Stone House stands in the place of three previously underused and flood-prone buildings, and is now home to a family with five children. The design is closely tied to the surrounding landscape, with large […]

The Evans Tree House

In the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, the Evans Children’s Adventure Garden is home a new tree house by Modus Studios. The Evans Tree House is the first of three tree houses that will provide space for interactive, educational experiences for children visiting the garden. The form, material, and location of the tree house within the […]

Simple House by Moon Hoon

Seoul-based architect Moon Hoon has completed a three-story home on Sjeju Island in South Korea. The home is made up of three rectangular prisms that are stacked on top of each other and connected by angled support beams. The rotation of the prisms creates a bold, geometric structure and leaves a number of open verandas […]

Stgilat Aiguablava Villa

Stgilat Aiguablava villa in Catalonia’s Costa Brava coast, is capped with an undulating roofline that creates an organic blend between the structure and its geological surroundings. To further merge the structure with its surroundings, Barcelona based architecture firm Cloud 9 designed the home to accommodate for the site’s preexisting community of pine trees, integrated native […]