June 22, 2021

Architects Design “99 Islands in the Sky” Floating in Mid-Air Over Qianhai Bay

This tower proposal by Sou Fujimoto Architects imagines 99 incredible floating islands that soar about 880 feet above the water. The design was completed as part of Qianhai’s New City Center Landmark competition, an invitation-based competition for a new monument on Shenzhen’s Qianhai Bay. This new project would celebrate Shenzhen and the Qianhai district’s recent rapid urban development.

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June 12, 2021

Lush Vertical Garden Tower Will Bring City Dwellers Closer to Nature

The word biophilia describes humans' innate desire to be immersed in the natural world. Planned for Singapore’s Orchard Boulevard, the new Park Nova residential tower does just that by reimagining traditional city living to help people enjoy the benefits of urbanity and wildlife. Creators PLP Architecture has enhanced the tower by using biophilic design qualities and incorporating lush greenery to connect residents to nature.

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June 8, 2021

100 Architecture Terms That Will Help You Describe Buildings Better

Are you an architecture fan? Whether you are an architectural designer yourself or just an architecture lover, you may have noticed that there are a lot of specific and technical terms that come with talking about buildings. That is why My Modern Met has put together a helpful list of 100 architecture terms to help you describe buildings better. Some of these terms describe popular styles of architecture.

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June 5, 2021

Daring Architectural Concept Perches a House on the Side of a Rocky Cliff

Architectural designer Milad Eshtiyaghi has visualized a dramatic project that's not for the faint of heart. Imagined for Vancouver, British Columbia, the Mountain House is a stunning contemporary home for cliffside living that literally hangs off the edges of one. Eshtiyaghi challenged himself to create a residence on the beautiful mountainside that would not damage the existing trees on the chosen site.

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