Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:02

House 77 by José Cadilhe

A Portuguese house has a facade perforated with “siglas poveiras”, ancient symbols used by local fishermen to mark their possessions and bring good luck.

Published in News

A new campus-on-stilts by Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes is inspired by the utopian floating cities of the 1960s.

Published in News
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 15:49

Anti-sitting devices

Why do we allow developers to cover every possible seat in spikes, turning our urban spaces into beds of nails?

Published in Crimes Against Design
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:55

Interview: Norman Foster

Never has an architect been so associated with flight as Norman Foster. Here he talks about how he wants to return glamour to air travel, how the Boeing 747 is his favourite work of architecture and how he hopes to be one of Virgin Galactic’s first tourists in space

Published in Features
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 12:13

The Cube by 5468796 Architecture

5468796 Architecture’s award-winning silver Cube – a dynamic stage and canvas – has ruffled feathers in Winnipeg, Canada.

Published in News

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the Arctic was designed to withstand a nuclear bomb and, in the event of apocalypse, act as a Noah’s Ark for plants.

Published in Features
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