Rooms spiral up from a garden courtyard to a rooftop terrace at this family house in Japan’s Yamaguchi Prefecture by Tokyo studio Keiko Maita Architect Office.
Landscape architects EMF teamed up with architecture firm Ardí¨vol to remove over 400 buildings from a former holiday village in eastern Spain and transform the landscape into a series of meandering pathways and coastal viewpoints (+ movie). Pegmatite tranch
London firm Tony Fretton has sandwiched two rows of brick houses between a pair of canals in the town of Den Helder in the Netherlands (+ slideshow).
Forward-thinking â¨designers are using 3D printing to blow architecture wide open, as Dezeen’s editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs reports in this extract from Print Shift, our one-off publication dedicated to the developing technology.
News: Barcelona officials are outraged over plans to construct a 300-metre “space hotel” – complete with a zero-gravity spa and vertical wind tunnel – on an artificial island off the coast of the city.
Swedish studio Belatchew Arkitekter wants to transform a Stockholm skyscraper into a wind farm by covering it in thousands of electricity-generating bristles. Belatchew Arkitekter‘s Strawscraper concept for transforming Henning Larsen‘s Sí¶der Torn tower involves adding a 16-storey extension over the top of the building, then covering the entire facade in hairy-looking plastic straws designed to [...]
News: developers have unveiled images of Zaha Hadid Architects’ proposed 60-storey residential skyscraper in Miami, USA (+ slideshow).
Windows of various shapes and sizes give this weekend retreat on the south coast of Japan the appearance of a children’s shape-sorter toy.
This house by Spanish architect Daniel Isern looks like a cluster of concrete cubes, stacked up on a steep hillside on the outskirts of Barcelona.
Barcelona’s new design museum is an angular metal-clad structure designed by local studio MBM Arquitectes (+ slideshow).