News: Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has unveiled plans for a tower block shaped like a pine cone with balconies sprouting outwards in all directions, as part of a series of “modern follies” underway in Montpellier, France (+ slideshow).
Portuguese architect 탁lvaro Siza will present plans to build a new entrance and visitor centre for historic Granada palace the Alhambra at an exhibition opening later this month in Berlin.
Daylight filters sparingly across the concrete walls of this indoor swimming pool, which protrudes from the cork-clad facade of a family house in Leiria, Portugal, by local studio Contaminar Arquitectos (+ slideshow).
Perched on a clifftop along the Chilean shoreline, this idyllic residence by architecture studio L2C forms part of a self-sustaining community that produces its own energy and water, and deals with its own waste (+ slideshow).
A triangular section of frame at the top of this mirror by German design duo Kaschkasch Cologne allows it to rest neatly in the corner of a room.