An exhibition of the top fifteen Architectural Design submissions for the Bamiyan Culture Centre was launched by the UNESCO Office in Afghanistan, early this May. Ed Chew's entry was one of 15 selected from among the 1070 submitted entries to grace the walls of the exhibition hall at the historic Garden of Babur.
Architecture adds dimensions to my life that would be impossible to acquire if I retired. The beautiful thing about architecture is that every project is brand new. I am forced to renew myself with every project. Isn't that wonderful?
~ Cesar Pelli, Argentinian-born American architect
Housing development in Denver is booming, especially in the newly revitalized River North (RiNo) neighborhood of Denver. Unlike the majority of apartment buildings in the area, Dynia Architects’ Freight Residences rejects the typical models of development. The building has a[…]
Since 1998, Google has been manipulating their iconic logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists, creating what they call Google Doodles. Since the very first doodle (used to indicate founders Larry Page and[…]
This special edition of a+u is a comprehensive issue of Sigurd Lewerentz – Drawing Collection, originally published as two issues in January and February 2016.Consisting of Lewerentz's hand drawings from the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design archive and photographs,[…]
Clad in sustainable Kebony and orange panels, Villa Circuitus exudes a warm ambience that belies its smart design. Its round shape minimizes the surfaces exposed to the outside air, which, combined with high-performance custom windows that retain twice as much[…]
Three-dimensional shapes are cut out from areas of this artist residence in Upstate New York by Steven Holl Architects, which claims the house can sleep five guests despite having "zero bedrooms". Read more