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Little is known to the world about Iraq’s Tigris-Euphrates marshlands – an area that, at one time, covered over 9,000 square miles – bigger than Venice’s lagoon and Florida’s Everglades combined. The marshland was inhabited continuously for over 5,000 years and at its peak, it was home to half-a-million ‘Marsh Arabs’ or ‘Ma’dan’. [More]

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Atelier 8000 proposed a cube volume rotated onto one of its corners for an international competition aimed to design a lodge located in the high Tatra Mountains of Slovakia. [More]

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Canoas, Brazil – OSPA Arquitetura e Urbanismo‘s design was chosen by Universidade Federal De Ciencias Da Saude De Porta Alegre, UFCSPA, for its Campus Igara. [More]

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Quezon City, Philippines – Yuusuke Karasawa Architects have completed the plans for Quezon Day Center to be built next year. [More]

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Blooming out of an artificial lake in Wujin, China, is The Lotus Building whose name references the floral shape that it takes on. [More]

Rice Terraces on Skyscraper

By on August 23, 2014

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Studio Cachoua Torres Camilletti or Studio CTC, a Mexican architectural firm, challenges the skyscraper norm with Hong Kong Rice Terraces. [More]

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Melco Crown Entertainment, a developer and owner of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in asia, has unveiled the project details and design of the fifth hotel tower at City of Dreams, the company’s flagship property in Cotai, Macau. [More]

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Michael Buck, an English Farmer, constructed a simple and cozy house in Oxfordshire for almost nothing. [More]

Piano House: A Musical Haven

By on September 28, 2013

Piano House: A Musical Haven

In Huainan City, Anhui Province, China there is the Piano House, a building in the shape of a grand piano with the entrance shaped like a giant violin. [More]

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The most anticipated building, a major new venue and landmark for the city of Baku has been completed. [More]

Kantana Film and Animation Institute

The students at Thailand’s Kantana Film and Animation Institute will have an experiential understanding of the massive effort and care of a creative act. [More]

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Istanbul Turkey, the city is now embarking on several projects which aim to modernize the metropolis making it a competitive economic and social force amongst the highest ranked cities in the world. [More]

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Due to explosion, the Comandante Ferraz Antartic Research Station has been destroyed. An international competition, calling architects to propose their design to rebuild the facility, was then launched. [More]

Solar-Powered Floating Schools in Bangladesh

This project initiated by Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha aims to keep children at school despite all the flooding in Bangladesh. [More]

The Beautiful Miami Chapel

By on November 2, 2012

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Mexico City and New York City-based practice FREE have won a competition to design and execute the ‘Miami Chapel‘ for the Catholic community in Miami, Florida. [More]

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Green School is an innovative and environmental campus that embraces sustainable practices in education and entrepreneurship. Imagine being educated in a serene and beautiful place. [More]

Xiying Rainbow Bridge in Taiwan

Typically the beauty of bridges is seen in their architectural form. However, the Xiying Rainbow Bridge exudes beauty and creativity in a unique way. [More]

Mobile Library

By on July 21, 2012

A47 Mobile Library

A47, commissioned by Alumnos47, is a mobile library that roams around Mexico City as a means of reaching broader community with programs and services on education. [More]

2011’s top architecture projects give us a peek into the future of style and design of buildings and other infrastructures. It can be observed that these projects by forward thinking visionaries such as Foster + Partners, BIG Architects, Zaha hadid, and MVDRV involved massive iconic structures that will create new spaces. [More]

Pixelated Residence

By on November 6, 2011

OH Residence

Dwelling in a residential neighborhood of Osaka, Japan is a two-storey structure characterized by a pixelated elevation from the street, OH residence, designed by Koseki Architect Office. [More]