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Impressive Mobile Offices designs Brutalist concrete architecture school in India

Floating staircases connect teaching spaces in the Brutalist-style monolithic concrete School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada by Mobile Offices in India. The architecture school is located on an eco-friendly campus in the city of Vijayawada, in the southeast Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Mobile Offices – a Mumbai-based studio headed by Manisha Agarwal and Shantanu Poredi – designed […]

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Amazing Heatherwick's Vessel at Hudson Yards claims ownership of visitor's photography

The Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel at New York’s Hudson Yards is planning to maintain rights to any photography taken of the public structure, a move that has prompted an outcry from critics on social media. The temporarily named Vessel opened to the public last weekend, inviting visitors with timed free tickets to climb its lattice of 154 staircases […]

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Wonderful Dock House in coastal Chile by SAA rests on triangular wooden stilts

Chilean firm SAA Arquitectura + Territorio has used angled stilts that gradually increase in height to raise this seaside holiday home above its sloped site and offer occupants views of Chile’s coast. The Dock House is located in the town of Pichicuy in Chile’s Valparaíso region – a mountainous and coastal area about 180 kilometres from Santiago. Built on […]

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Wonderful Mjøstårnet in Norway becomes world's tallest timber tower

Mjøstårnet by Voll Arkitekter in Brumunddal, Norway, has been verified as the world’s tallest timber building by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The 85.4-metre-high tower was built using cross-laminated timber (CLT), a pioneering material that allows architects to build tall buildings from sustainable wood. It has taken the title of world’s tallest […]

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Great 6a Architects completes geometric silver extension to MK Gallery in Milton Keynes

6a Architects has extended the MK Gallery in Milton Keynes with a rectangular steel box that pays homage to the English town’s “iconic” masterplan. Now open, the silver extension forms part 6a Architects’ overhaul of the art gallery, which was built in 1999. The renovation has doubled the size of the original building, with galleries laid out to form […]

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Beautiful Rafael Viñoly updates NEMA Chicago skyscraper design

New York firm Rafael Viñoly Architects has revealed an updated version of a residential skyscraper for Chicago in new images and a short movie, in which the studio’s founder describes his ideas for the project. Rafael Viñoly Architects released a short film, and exterior and interior renderings of NEMA Chicago, designed for developer Crescent Heights […]

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Amazing Estúdio 41 tops small white Brazilian house with roof garden

Architecture firm Estúdio 41 has designed this small, white house in Brazil to be highly sustainable, including photovoltaic panels, a green roof and a rainwater collection system. Hauer House is located in Curitiba in southern Brazil. The project is named after its location in the city’s Hauer district – a former industrial zone that has […]