Architect Dorte Mandrup designs stunning structures that integrate seamlessly into their environment. Her self-described “irreplaceable places” are just that: completely unique buildings that have found their way into some of the most beautiful places in nature. From her naturalistic whale observatory, located 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Norway (aptly titled The Whale)
Paris' La Madeleine is not a tasty pastry, but rather a Neo-Classical masterpiece of French architecture.
Architecture firms UNStudio and DA Group have emerged as the winners of a design contest for the new Chungnam Art...
Standing in marshland at Denmark's Wadden Sea National Park is the striking Marsk Tower. Designed by the renowned architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the observation deck is inspired by the double helix structure of DNA. The 85-foot (25 meters) tower comprises spiral steps around a central core and acts as both a functional lookout as well as a sculptural landmark for the park.
The historic Knubben harbor bath in Arendal, Norway, will soon undergo a dramatic redesign that's a bit different than a...
On April 5, 2019, the world watched as the famous Notre Dame Cathedral burned in a devastating fire.
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R), the Park Union Bridge in Colorado Springs is a futuristic pedestrian and cycling bridge that perfectly pairs with the sites that it connects. The dynamic walkway joins the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum—also created by DS+R—with America the Beautiful Park.
The Swedish city of Västerås will soon be more connected than ever thanks to Bjarke Ingels Group’s latest infrastructure project.
It is no secret that the Ancient Greeks left a lasting impact on the world.
A proposal for a hotel resort in Dakar, Senegal, is taking inspiration from the local culture to elegantly integrate with the surrounding landscape of massive baobab trees. Called La Reserve, the design was created by architecture firm SAOTA and has just been named a finalist in the World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2021. The hotel is designed to seamlessly blend into the surrounding landscape instead of trying to compete with the natural beauty of the area.
With a design inspired by a “floating cloud by the sea,” the aptly titled Aranya Cloud Center is a multi-use...
This ambitious design proposal might just become the second tallest tower in Africa.