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SoCo is the brainchild of UNStudio, who aims to revitalise the Sochi Waterfront through their proposal

The winning proposal by UNStudio rebrands the Sochi Coast as SoCo, a revitalising leisure resort with inclusive mixed-use programmes.

news | 3 days ago

UNStudio and DA Group declared winner of Chungnam Art Museum in South Korea

UNStudio, in partnership with DA Group, is declared winner of the international competition to design the new Chungnam Art Museum in South Korea.

architecture | 7 days ago

Sunson Design creates a miniature ‘botanic garden’ inside this community centre in Yinchuan

Shenzhen Based Sunson Design has created biophilic inspired interiors mimicking a miniature rainforest of unexpected proportions.

architecture | 9 days ago

Kéré Architecture completes college campus in Kenya, inspired by the termite mounds found in the region

Startup Lion Campus, located in Turkana, Kenya by Kéré Architecture is a stark reminder of the power of community-driven architecture.

architecture | 10 days ago

Twelve courtyards bring light, Nature and ventilation into this Malaysian house by Formwerkz Architects

Cloister house designed by Formworkz Architects features twelve courtyards of varying sizes, bringing ventilation and light inside the house.

architecture | 15 days ago

Four friends complete a communal home in the heart of Barcelona with adaptable wooden blinds

Built on a narrow property, the apartments are stacked  on top of each other, with ground plane and roof used as common community spaces by the residents.

architecture | 15 days ago

Archi-Tectonics refurbishes an old townhouse with a new climate skin in SOHO, New York

Archi-Tectonics has completed the refurbishment of an old townhouse in SOHO area in New York, turning it into an 8-storey family home.

artworks | 18 days ago

Featured Artist: Tyler Lim from Singapore

Discover the work of Singapore based architect Tyler Lim featured on Design City.

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news | 21 days ago

Kaira Looro Competition 2021 announces winners for A Women's House In Africa

Kaira Looro Competition 2021, has announced winners for this year’s competition, where contestants were asked to design A Women's House In Africa.

architecture | 23 days ago

Ksaraah is a weekend getaway in rural India, creating adaptable, multi-use spaces for the larger community

Nestled in lush coconut and areca tree plantation, Ksaraah commands views of the landscape and lies in the shadow of the mighty Savandurga Hill.

architecture | 24 days ago

Ingenhoven Architects-designed Kö-Bogen II, features 30,000 plants and Europe’s biggest green façade

Kö-Bogen II is a radical upgradation from its well-known neighbours, forming the biggest green façade in Europe.

architecture | 25 days ago

Foster + Partners reveals design for 200-metre-high Marina Tower, the tallest building in Greece

Situated at the heart of Ellinikon masterplan, Marina Tower, designed by Foster + Partners, is the first green high-rise building in Greece.

architecture | a month ago

Cheshire Architects inserts mid-century-inspired glass house into the landscape of New Zealand

Located along the coast of Te Arai, Fielding house completed by New Zealand-based practice, Cheshire Architects sits in an idyllic setting.

architecture | a month ago

MAMM Design integrates series of stepped terrace garden in this Tokyo house

MAMM Design has completed a family house in Tokyo that features a series of stepped terrace gardens, covering the whole house with Nature.

architecture | a month ago

Tropical Space designed Cuckoo House duals as a coffee shop and a family home, wrapped in tapestry of bricks

Designed by Vietnam-based practice, Tropical Space, this family home is unique not just in its architectural form but also in its conception.

architecture | a month ago

Cantilever House by ZED Lab is a passively-cooled climate-responsive biophilic house

Designed by Delhi-based ZED Lab, Cantilever House is a modern residence that reimagines regional vernacular architecture.

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architecture | a month ago

MVRDV creates new green block of seven sustainable residential buildings on Amsterdam’s Oostenburg Island

The scheme developed by MVRDV seeks to create an inclusive green neighbourhood, creating a striking entrance to the island.

architecture | a month ago

This house in Singapore features a bio pool and a cascading garden, appearing as a green oasis

Chang Architects designed this multigenerational bungalow in Cornwall Gardens area, characterised by its leafy neighbourhood of landed bungalows.

news | a month ago

Foster + Partners completes new global home for PGA TOUR, immersed in Nature and natural light

The new headquarters for the PGA TOUR has been completed by Foster + Partners, set within the wetlands of TPC Sawgrass, in Ponte Verde Beach, Florida.

news | a month ago

RMJM Milano reveals their winning design for biophilic office tower for Sanko Headquarters in Istanbul

International practice, RMJM has been selected to design the new headquarters for Sanko in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Snohetta and Saferock develop geopolymer concrete reducing carbon emissions by more than 70%

Norwegian startup, Saferock, in partnership with Snohetta, is developing net zero concrete, to cut down carbon emissions in the construction industry.

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LEGO reveals first legendary LEGO® bricks made of PET recycled plastic, currently in pilot production phase

LEGO has revealed a prototype LEGO® brick, manufactured from recycled PET plastic that meets the company’s strict quality and safety requirement.

news | 2 months ago

The Italian Pavilion reflects on resilient communities through radical rethinking in the face of climate change

The Italian Pavilion explores the themes around ‘Resilient Communities’ in response to the threat of climate change and current pandemic crisis.

architecture | 2 months ago

AM house in Vietnam is immersed in Nature, surrounded by garden and floating above water

AM house is conceived of as 5 separate blocks, which are arranged under a big thatched-roof, sitting next to the water body.

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news | 2 months ago

The Spanish Pavilion surrounds visitors in cloud of portfolios by suspending thousands of papers in air

The Spanish Pavilion takes an introspective approach, to generate necessary thinking process that responds to the realities of changing or unknown Nature.

news | 2 months ago

The Thai Pavilion explores our relationship with Nature and other species through a non-human-centric design

The Thai Pavilion in Venice is a reflection of a previously built pavilion in a town in North-Eastern Thailand, Surin, where this idea originated.

architecture | 2 months ago

RDHA merges new public library within the landscape and community of Brampton

RDHA designs new library and park in the town of Brampton, which maximises Nature and community inclusiveness.

news | 2 months ago

‘The hospital of the future is a place you will never go’ says Reinier de Graaf

OMA showcased a new short movie 'Hospital of the Future', produced by OMA/Reinier de Graaf, as part of their exhibition at Venice Biennale 2021.

news | 2 months ago

Studio Gang designs biophilic timber building with green terraces reducing the project’s carbon footprint by 35%

Studio Gang has revealed its design for a new office building ‘Arbor’ for Westbank in San Jose.

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Foster + Partners breaks ground for two terraced residential development in San Francisco

Foster + Partners breaks ground for two residential-led mixed-use buildings at the heart of Dogpatch neighbourhood in San Francisco.

artworks | 2 months ago

Featured Artist: Austin Edwards from United States

Discover the work of New York based architect Austin Edward featured on Design City.

architecture | 2 months ago

Le Studio Architects interweaves steel and glass with existing trees for new pavilion for church in Hanoi

Le Studio Architects has finished a new information and pastoral centre for St Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi.

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news | 2 months ago

Mangrove-inspired roof by Grimshaw tops the winning proposal for the new Shenzhen Airport Transport Hub

Grimshaw and Mott MacDonald has been selected as the winner to build the new Shenzhen Airport East Integrated Transport Hub.

news | 2 months ago

The Danish Pavilion uses water in a giant closed-loop system to immerse visitors in their surroundings

The Danish Pavilion wants to focus on people’s connection, through its installation called ‘Con-nect-ed-ness.’

architecture | 2 months ago

Studio Jencquel restores 100-year-old heritage Balinese house that celebrates slow-living and Nature

‘The House of the Full Moon’ is a 100-year-old property which has been restored and refurbished by Studio Jencquel.

news | 2 months ago

BIT.BIO.BOT installation creates architectural system to cultivate micro-algae in the urban realm

ecoLogicStudio, in partnership with Synthetic Landscape Lab at Innsbruck University and Urban Morphogenesis Lab at the Bartlett UCL, presents BIT.BIO.BOT.

news | 2 months ago