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Several years ago, people apply the usual building construction as their living place. Time goes by and creativity is increase quickly. Now, people are fall in love with some unique and extraordinary one. This black box house design is the real sample of an out of the box point of view from a human being. The construction of this unique black box house building is completely unusual and we can see directly started from the blue print until the real construction of the building. The designer use

The blue print of Japanese sushi restaurant will give us more than just Japanese atmosphere but also the comfortable place to enjoy the Japanese dish. Here, there are so many various kind of sushi and we are free to choose which one the suitable one for us. This Japanese sushi restaurant event serve the Japanese food but, the style of the restaurant is totally modern. Started from the outside space of this restaurant and continued with the inside space of this place we can feel the modern and c

Architects, students and designers worldwide are being summoned to propose innovative design solutions centered around bamboo that explores the material’s future potential. The competition, organized by World Bamboo and Damyang-Gun, hopes to “discover fresh ideas related to domestic and foreign industrialization of bamboo.” Architecture is one of three divisions in the competition. Winners will receive up to $10,000 in awards. Submissions are due November 30, 2014. You can learn more abo

Architects: 10 Design Location: Zhuhai, Guangdong, China Chief Design Architect: Gordon Affleck Area: 640000.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Kerun Ip Project Director: Miriam Auyeung Senior Associate: Vincent Fung Architectural Designers: Colin Ashton, Jason Easter Curtain Wall Consultant: ALT Landscape Designer: Burega Farnell Auditorium/Opera House Consultant: CJAI Hong Kong Local Design Institute: Guangzhou Design Institute Structural Engineer: Guangzhou RBS Sustainability Consultant: IB

This 65 square meter apartment in Barcelona (699 square feet) was renovated by Miel Arquitectos as a flexible home for co-existence. Two independent units are on either side of the elongated space with a central communal area in the middle. In each of the separate units, they tackled the four basic requirements – sleep, work, relaxation, and hygiene. The common space houses the kitchen and dining room, along with the social functions. The goal with the design was to balance pri

The IV annual Moscow Urban Forum is quickly approaching. To be held from December 11-14, the forum is an international conference on city planning, urban development and related subjects. With the overarching theme of “Drivers of City Development,” this year’s forum will feature talks by Uma Adusumilli, Pablo Allard, Dan Hill, Sergei Kapkov, Maksim Liksutov, Antanas Mockus and Hui Wang, among many others. The Forum will look at infrastructure, economy, social development and culture as the mai

Architects: group8asia Location: Hanoi, Hoàn Kiếm District, Hanoi, Vietnam Area: 10000.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Régis Golay From the architect. The Coalimex building is an office building with an area of about 10’000m2 divided by 10 shop and office storeys. Located at 33 Trang Thi Street, in the centre of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, this building stands amidst many commercial centres and historical places. The particular congested context coupled with the will to produce an eco-friendly bu

Jestico + Whiles designed a private villa in the heart of a village that sits close to Prague in the Czech Republic. Designed with five bedrooms for a family, the project also includes eco-friendly decisions and cutting-edge, smart technology. The home was designed to merge indoor and outdoor life, with boundaries that disappear creating an open and extended floor plan to the outside. The south facade is covered in windows and sliding glass doors letting natural light flood the inter

Architects: PANORAMA Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China Area: 850.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Ng Siu Fung Design Team: Horace Pan, Nick Wong, Kenny Hung Writer: Horace Pan (Founder, PANORAMA) From the architect. This is a newly opened boutique hotel in Chengdu China. The project aimed at developing a new mode of business hotel that cross-over hospitality and art-related business to cater the expanding local market of art exhibition and auction. Inspired by the hotel name ‘Skytel’, an

“What is the role of the architect as a visionary; can the architect (or should the architect) assume the position of social or urban orchestrator? Can architecture’s presence in a technocracy promote a vision outside of its intentions?” – Professor Paul Robinson The thirty-second Piran Days of Architecture international conference will take place on November 22, organized around the central theme of Vision. The conference will explore a contemporary methodology for interpret

Link is an infill home designed by The Ranch Mine in Phoenix, Arizona. Aptly named “Link”, the redesign of the 2000 square foot home had to pass the The City of Phoenix Historic Preservation Committee before it was accepted to the historic Pierson Place neighborhood. The designers reinterpreted the existing houses by abstracting the scale, form, and massing of existing homes into a more contemporary fashion. Therefore, Link became a home that connects to both the storied

Porsche Design has narrowed down a list of 20 participating teams to six shortlisted firms for an invited competition to design a new luxury residential tower in Frankfurt, Germany. The project, which will be Porsche Design’s debut in European real estate, will include up to 200 apartments, ranging from “Porsche Design suites” to two-story townhouses and luxury penthouses. The teams moving on to the competition’s second round, include: 3XN (Copenhagen), Stefano Boeri Architetti (Italy), MAD (C

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