For a few thousand years now, yurts have been an exceptional choice for shelter. The round structures were long valued for their stability, simple assembly and portability.
Architecture is still a male-dominated profession but women architects are challenging and changing the status quo.
New designs for dwelling and fixtures aim to inject efficiency and comfort into ultra-small living spaces for rising urban populations
Hungarian Cubes, by photographer Katharina Roters, documents the post-communist era homes in the Hungarian countryside.
Spectacular bridges are going up all over the world, with four planned in London alone
Behind the optimistic face of ‘natural architecture’ lie darker fears
A Yunnan Province-based designer embodies the new generation of young Chinese architects who were educated in the West and are returning home to make a difference.
Studio CTC is paving the way for the skyscraper of the future, plotting a concept building that is part towers, part rice farm.
Daniel Agdag works with a limited arsenal of tools: a surgical scalpel, some cardboard, every so often a circular cutter and lots of glue.
Inmates at S.F.'s County Jail No. 5 study concepts of restorative justice, an alternative to tradition
An inventor's workshop. A movie palace. A rock club. A car park. A skate park. The backdrop for Eminem videos...Now it's one of America's strangest parking garages
When the Bangkok vacation property needed renovating a couple years ago, the owners asked their architecture studio, Onion, for something playful.
Frank Gehry Disrupts Paris Architecture with the Foundation Louis Vuitton
From Islands to hotels and treehouses, ideal homes from waste materials
The hermit crab is neither a hermit or a crab, yet we’ve accepted this misnomer to represent a crustacean that doesn’t have a shell of its own, but “borrows” shells.
A new exhibition shines a light on Eric Gill’s little-known younger brother, one of the greatest map-makers of the 20th century who designed iconic maps for the Tube and the lettering on war graves
When Lego announced earlier this year that it would be releasing a series of Simpsons minifigures, most fans of the show (or of Legos) figured they’d just be putting Homer or Apu or Nelson Muntz in a generic brick-based environment..
As outlandish proposals to tame Leeds’ lethal wind-tunnel tower are unveiled, we look at how architects have dealt with other epic fails