L’Arbre Blanc Residential Tower in France

L’Arbre Blanc tower, which Sou Fujimoto Architects has completed in Montpellier, certainly reflects its title. The building which is modelled after a tree, contains 113 apartments with balconies that branch out from the central structure. The designers not only hoped to create a striking work of architecture, but they hope that this structure will facilitate […]

House in Hokusetsu by Tato Architects

In Osaka, Tato Architects has designed a unique family home with floor plan that enables residents to live more freely. Yo Shimada, the head of Tato Architects, is known for his creative design approaches and designed this particular home as a series of 12 squares that intersect 8 rhombuses. The result is many unique rooms, some […]

Transforming a Traditional Brick Exterior

In a coastal city in southern Vietnam, OldMeetsNew house by Block Architects is enclosed by a seemingly-delicate brick shell. The floor-plan of the house is informed by traditional three-part country houses that are common in the area. The outer shell of the home gives it a contemporary twist as a checkerboard pattern of bricks leave […]

Murals by Oli-B

Brussels-based artist Oli-B paints vibrant murals that add a unique twist to urban cityscapes. Oli-B’s murals are made up of a patchwork of shapes that overlap as they work their way across the wall, often covering an entire building facade. Oli-B, who has been painting since his youth, started out primarily working with spray paint but […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paintings by Cinta Vidal

We love these captivating, architectural paintings by Spanish artist Cinta Vidal Agulló. Through her patchwork of scenes, Vidal aims to represent the ways in which we as individuals navigate our world. She hopes to show narratives of individuals finding a unique place and viewpoint, despite the confusion of their surrounding and their inability to understand others. Take […]

School la Rouche

School la Rouche, a kindergarten by Tracks Architectes, is located in the heart of historic Perthes-en-Gâtinais, France. The school is beautifully crafted from wood framing and cladding, while the design of the structure is inspired by the typical architecture of the town center. The linear layout of the school encourages the ongoing pedestrian traffic which is […]