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With winter in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere, 'tis the season for frozen architecture projects, such as the Icehotel and SnowVillage. Similarly, a team of Dutch and Chinese students and professors have built a 31 m (101 ft)-tall ice tower in China that features walls with an average thickness of just 25 cm (9.84-in)...Continue Reading Thin-walled Flamenco Ice Tower rises high in China
British designer Thomas Heatherwick suffers criticism for his latest project, a pair of New Towers with bulging windows, in this week's comments update. Read more
in developing the supertall structure, the architects took inspiration from the city's small-scale courtyards by recasting them within a spiraling form.The post shanghai tower by gensler is the world’s second tallest building appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The remarkable success of Stefano Boeri's Boscoe Verticale in Milan has resulted in the architect replicating the greenery-covered tower elsewhere, including Lausanne, Switzerland and Paris, France. The latest iteration on the design is slated for Eindhoven, the Netherlands, and promises to provide attractive and affordable inner-city social housing...Continue Reading Tree-covered tower to ta
An electrical fire has caused smoke to billow from the roof of Donald Trump's skyscraper on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue and has injured three people. Read more
as part of the plans, residents of 565 broome soho will be offered access to on-site BMW and MINI vehicles 24 hours a day via a dedicated app. The post residents of renzo piano’s new york tower will have access to BMW car sharing appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
listed as finalists within the mosul postwar camp competition, kurtuluş göktaş, mohamed abdellatif, demet karabacak and mahmut dursun present their project of the new babel tower. 'then they said: 'come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to the heavens' (genesis 11).The post turkish students’ new babel tower for the mosul postwar camp competition appeared first on des
Foster + Partners is transforming a former government headquarters tower in Hong Kong into a luxury hotel, retaining the building's original modernist facade and providing panoramic views of the surrounding skyline. Read more
A sinking and tilting skyscraper in San Francisco is now at risk of a major cladding fire, according to a report. Read more
the housing project will offer innovative apartments sheltered in a green new neighborhood. The post reiulf ramstad arkitekter designs a copper tower in norway appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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