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Australian firm Koichi Takada Architects has unveiled a slatted timber tower for Los Angeles, featuring a splayed bottom that draws on Marilyn Monroe's "flying skirt" moment. Read more
burj jumeira, developed by dubai holding, rises 550 meters and is takes its form from the harmonious ripples of the desert sand dunes and flowing oases. The post ruler of dubai’s fingerprint will form the base of the UAE’s second tallest tower appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Many cities are filled with awkward little plots that aren't suitable for building a standard house on, but ISA (Interface Studio Architects) has designed an interesting compact home that could make good use of them. Named Tiny Tower, the 1,250 sq ft (116 sq m) dwelling fits into a 12 x 29 ft (3.6 x 8.8 m) inner-city space. .. Continue Reading Tiny Tower brings small living to the big c
when it comes to making homes, we have a sense of what is possible through repetition — small, rational boxes, stacked in clever ways, can give enough variety. but intuitively more is possible. The post frontofficetokyo fuses mies, gehry and nishizawa in a tower made of 9 best houses of modernity appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Pennsylvania architecture studio ISA has designed a slender five-storey house in a developing Philadelphia neighbourhood, as a housing prototype for tiny vacant lots. Read more
lina ghotmeh architecture introduces a marriage of the 'tower' typology with the handcrafted vernacular housing of the region. The post ‘stone garden’ tower expresses the archaeological language of beirut appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
New York City developer Harry Macklowe and global architecture firm Gensler have proposed a 96-storey office tower in Midtown Manhattan, which could become the city's tallest skyscraper by roof height. Read more
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro the London Centre for Music at the Barbican will be "a concert hall for the 21st century", within a twisted pyramid-shaped tower. Read more
Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world, with an overall density of an estimated 6,300 people per square kilometer. More than 7 million people live on about 1,108 square kilometers (427 square miles) of land, and 29.1% of the Hong Kong population lives in public rental housing estates.To start off a 3.5-week trip and before heading to Southeast Asia, my friend Michael Sh
the shape illustrates fluidity, synonymous with the tower’s task of storing water, and creates a landmark for the area. The post white arkitekter forms water tower in the shape of an elongated wave in varberg 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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