The incredible thousand-year-old UNDERGROUND 18-storey city that could house 20,000 people and was discovered by chance when a man was doing DIY on his house in Turkey
Venture to the outskirts of China's biggest cities and you'll find soaring towers and a barren landscape.
Building space is increasingly at a premium in central Beijing and even cramped apartments can fetch a small fortune, but China's People's Architecture Office (PAO) recently completed a new home for a first-time buyer for just US$10,000.
Progress continues asApple campus 2 nears completion for opening in early 2017. Reflection by Broken Elegance
We regularly cover Vincent Callebaut's sustainable architecture concepts, but have wondered how well his eye-catching renders would translate into a real, completed building.
The European Space Agency has released satellite data that shows the 58-story Millennium Tower in San Francisco's is continuing to sink at a steady rate -- and perhaps faster than previously known.
Vancouver's Leckie Studio recently launched the Backcountry Hut Company, to offer modular cabins that come flat-packed and are put together like a piece of furniture from Ikea. Still in the design stage, the cabins will be able to run on or off-the-g
Last week, 461 Dean became the world's tallest modular building. Designed by New York architecture firm SHoP, the Brooklyn residential tower consists of 363 pre-fab apartments that stack like Tetris blocks into a 32-story building. It's an impres
UFO sightings could soon become a lot more common if Italian mini-yacht company Jet Capsule gets its way –
There are lots of people who like the idea of living on water, but for whom the idea of living on a boat doesn't, well, float their boat.
We've reported on plenty of container-based homes over the years but here's one that really stands out thanks to its unusual styling. The unnamed dwelling is conceived as a non-towable tiny house and comprises a relatively roomy interior that include
Suma designed the curious cottages out of concrete and timber, and even outfitted the 100-square-meter site with a wheelchair-accessible, spiral-shaped pool.
Oakland nonprofit the Seasteading Institute, a group devoted to the development of floating colonies adrift from the oppressive moorings of society, has announced its dreams are closer than ever to reality. As soon as 2017, the institute hopes to bre
A simple 800-square-foot cottage in Portland, Ore., has helped focus attention on the need for affordable housing that can be wedged into existing urban spaces.
Deep-ocean entrepreneur Phil Nuytten is neither the first nor the last person to tussle with James Cameron on a film set. Acclaimed for directing the two highest-grossing movies of all time (1997's romantic blockbuster Titanic and 2009's CG break
I have an obsession with tiny homes.
Though the Bjarke Ingels Group appears to be increasingly associated with, well, big projects like the impressive courtscraper, it's most recently-completed build is on a much smaller scale.
These tiny bubble-shaped structures are incredibly durable because they've been constructed using a technique similar to papier-mâché.
Boston, MA-based Schopfer Associates is planning to build a novel stingray-shaped floating residence somewhere off the coast of an island in the Aegean Sea.
As big as COP21 (2015 Paris Climate agreement), Habitat III intends to change city life forever, and yet hardly anyone knows it will occur next month in Quito, Ecuador. The scientifically ignorant will apply their "science of social engineering"
Prototype tiny house can be assembled in just 3 hours
This tiny home could be the perfect abode for someone who enjoys basic accommodation.
China has an impressive number of massive developments in the works, from a 1,640-foot-wide radio telescope to a 26-mile-long bridge. But all that new infrastructure and construction requires space, which means residents are sometimes forced to move
Concrete may generally be a good choice for sidewalks, but it is a brittle material – this means that it needs to be poured thick, in order to keep those sidewalks from cracking under pressure.
We want one.
Japan punches above its weight in the production of innovative and unusual homes, in part because of size constraints and in part due to a housing market in which it's expected that most homes will be knocked-down and replaced within 30 years.
One of the problems that can arise when providing housing for asylum seekers is that communities can see a burden involved, but not necessarily a benefit.
Despite their drawbacks, there's definitely something appealing about recycling a shipping container into a viable home.
Despite having no prior experience, engineers Tina and Luke Orlando decided to jump right in and design their own tiny house from scratch.
The UK isn't winning any awards this week for its collaboration skills, but the country deserves some credit for "Months," one of five installations in the British Pavilion's "Home Economics" exhibition at this year's Venice Architectur