With six tons of wood installed to realise the vision of the architect, this truly is a masterpiece. Take a closer look.
The City of Cape Town confirmed on Wednesday that it’s putting the brakes on the pricey Foreshore Freeway Precinct project.
A local architect firm has won the highest award in the land for building an incredible “treehouse” mansion, and it’s very spicy indeed.
Japan is a very popular tourist destination, but one thing you might not have heard about are their unique toilets. This guy travels the country taking pictures of them.
At the centre of the Indian city of Jaipur stands the opulent City Palace complex, painted a dusty pink. If you’re a Wes Anderson fan, it’s tough not to approve.
Luthuli Plaza isn’t exactly the shining star of the Cape Town CBD, but the organisers of the Design Indaba are hoping it could become the greenest.
It should come as no surprise that sustainable architecture is on the increase, and Japan’s plans for a new high-rise look mighty fine.
Since 1977, the Foreshore Freeway Bridge has sat unfinished, turning into an iconic spot for music videos and movies alike. That might all be coming to an end.
Set adrift on the Lule River, Arctic Bath is a rather innovative hotel from the same guys who created the TreeHotel. Those Swedes, right?
We’ve all had chuckle at those highways that just end in mid-air, but earlier this year the City announced six proposals to redevelop the area. Here’s the latest.
Of the 20 photographs nominated for an international architecture photography award, two are from South Africa. Jozi and Ceres, take a bow.
Sometimes, a bathroom needs a revamp, and this simple trend could take your powder room to the next level. Hey, if it’s good enough for Architecture Digest.
If you know someone who gets jelly legs when finding themselves high above the earth’s surface, please show them these pictures.
Travelling out to the East Rand is for the brave, but what if we said there was some really interesting architecture to be found. For real.
Tourists who like to throw money away should be stoked that the Trevi Fountain is back – and it’s more glorious than ever.
Apple’s Spaceship is looking mighty exciting – and this drone footage shows you just how massive 2.8 million square feet is.
The most important aspect of your office space? Being able to relay to clients without mention what your company is all about. If you need some game, check these for inspiration…
A new and extravagant swimming pool design has caused mixed reactions online. You best take a look to make your own mind up.
If you could have your place of work look like absolutely anything, what would you choose? Sit inside a pirate ship? A private island? A coffee roastery? To each their own…
No one is knocking that view you have out of your window straight onto Table Mountain (or in Jozi, the smog), but Google’s new offices are certainly worth a look.
They’re all pretty big names, I think we can agree, but what exactly is the common thread which runs through all of these successful companies?
Inspired by European Gothic Architecture, this school looks almost exactly like Hogwarts, the school from Harry Potter…
Trust the Chinese to do something quicker, faster and more efficiently. Worker bees that they are. So what the industrious Orientals have managed to do this time, is literally build ten one-storey houses in a DAY by using 3D printing technology. The 3D printers in question are massive, being10 meters (33 feet) wide and 6.6 […]
Dutch architects from the company Dus, are busy building canal house in Amsterdam using a giant 3D-printer. No – they haven’t had one too many space cakes. Using a massive 3D-printer made from a converted shipping container, they are trying to change the way we construct homes in the future.
You see? This is what happens when you give your money to forward-thinking companies. Instead of cutting cost and building a massive grey block of an office building – Apple is constructing the one of the worlds most advanced office spaces, one that has will have a neautral carbon footprint after construction.
Welcome to the leafy Durban district of Kloof. Kloof happens to be perched on the edge of Kloof Gorge, which translates to “Gorge Gorge”. That’s because Durban is populated by English people who don’t really understand the Afrikaans names for things, leading to these kinds of cock-ups. What they have nailed, however, is stunning architecture.
Korea is going to be the home to the world’s first invisible skyscraper! GDS Architects are going to build what they are calling ‘the anti-skyscraper’ — a 450 meter tower that will create an optical illusion to make it look like it’s disappearing into thin air.
Are you looking for a new work environment to stimulate your senses? Maybe you should work for one of these companies, they have awesome offices. Apparently slides are a pre-requisite in most of these places.
Social media giant, Facebook announced their plans earlier this year to move their offices to the Big Apple. Their headquarters relocation will be refreshing change for staff from their current location in Bank Of America Tower, especially as Frank Gehry will be designing the space.
These are some of the shortlisted buildings at the 2013 World Architecture Festival. It’s the world’s largest architecture festival with 29 categories and the coveted title of ‘World Building of the Year’.