Sony World Photography Awards showcases beauty of the natural world

The overall winners of the 2024 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed. This year’s selection of images showcases a sublime mixture of unspoiled landscapes, amazing animals, and extraordinary people going about their lives.Continue ReadingCat… Continue reading Sony World Photography Awards showcases beauty of the natural world

USA’s tallest building approved for Oklahoma City

Officials have given the thumbs up for a new tallest skyscraper in the United States – and it’s not headed for New York City or Chicago as you might expect, but to a tornado-prone area with a population of only around 700,000 people: Oklahoma City.Cont… Continue reading USA’s tallest building approved for Oklahoma City

Carbon-capturing concrete walls conceal a quirky Japanese house

The production of the cement used in concrete is a major contributor to worldwide CO2 emissions and since we’re reliant on the stuff for our infrastructure, this is a serious problem. However, Nendo showcases an example of a greener way to build with i… Continue reading Carbon-capturing concrete walls conceal a quirky Japanese house

Boeing 737 transformed into incredible cliff-hanging luxury residence

This extraordinary residence is crafted from the fuselage of a Boeing 737 aircraft and perched on the edge of a cliffside in Bali. Named the Private Jet Villa, its functional cabin has been replaced with an all-new luxurious interior, including a bedro… Continue reading Boeing 737 transformed into incredible cliff-hanging luxury residence

Video: Mi Casita tiny house rewrites the book on space-saving design

Despite its modest length of just 26 ft (almost 8 m), the Mi Casita tiny house has a space-saving interior boasting the kind of features usually found in a much larger model, including a bathroom with a tub and a downstairs bedroom.Continue ReadingCate… Continue reading Video: Mi Casita tiny house rewrites the book on space-saving design

Climate-resilient tower rises out of an artificial dune

Envisioned as a huge boulder rising out of an artificial sand dune, ZJA’s Silt is now complete. The extraordinary building draws inspiration from the Belgian coastal landscape, and is designed to withstand a severe beating from nature, even in the face… Continue reading Climate-resilient tower rises out of an artificial dune

Sherpa tiny house takes a modern approach to space-saving design

Inspired to downsize after seeing Baluchon’s Scandinavian-inspired Sauvage model from 2022, a couple commissioned the French firm to create something similar. The result is the Sherpa, which also features a modern exterior design, while incorporating a… Continue reading Sherpa tiny house takes a modern approach to space-saving design

Is Saudi’s vision of a 170-km-long mirrored skyscraper a desert mirage?

Given the mind-boggling size of Saudi Arabia’s planned 170-km (105 mile)-long skyscraper the Line, perhaps it was inevitable that there would be some kind of reality check. Now a new report suggests that the initial phase of the project will be much mo… Continue reading Is Saudi’s vision of a 170-km-long mirrored skyscraper a desert mirage?

Man-made mountain invites museum-goers to scale its peaks

Designer of Vertical Forests Stefano Boeri Architetti has been commissioned to create a new technology museum in Xi’an, China. The upcoming building will form a kind of tree-covered man-made mountain, inviting visitors to explore on top of it and enjoy… Continue reading Man-made mountain invites museum-goers to scale its peaks

High fashion high-rise: Dolce & Gabbana’s supertall Miami skyscraper

Skyscraper design is already in vogue with luxury car makers like Bentley and Aston Martin, and now an upmarket fashion house is looking to get in on the action too. Italy’s Dolce & Gabbana has revealed plans for a new supertall that will be the joint-… Continue reading High fashion high-rise: Dolce & Gabbana’s supertall Miami skyscraper