The whimsical Art Nouveau, like many international styles, can be found across almost all creative mediums: art, furniture, architecture, and more. Unlike some of these international styles, however, Art Nouveau sought to break down the barriers between these mediums to create a total work in one language. An Art Nouveau interior would have to be carefully considered and the architecture would be designed in conjunction with all paintings, sculpture, furniture, windows, textiles, and ornamentation.
Now more than ever, architects and designers are being asked to consider the effect their work will have on the...
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From dated tiles to antique windows, many old houses have unusual features that tell their history. However, some of these characteristics remain hidden until the new residents decide to make some home improvements. Redditor Yamaha234 recently shared a now-viral photo of what his in-laws found after they ripped up old carpet in their home. They discovered a giant Monopoly board painted underneath. The room-sized Monopoly board is based on the classic U.S.
One common theme in science-fiction cities is an ultra-fast transit system that far surpasses the speeds we know today.
Postmodernism is one of those architectural styles that, at first, may seem hard to describe.
Architect Vincent Callebaut’s latest project isn’t something you can currently visit in the real world. Pollinator Park is a virtual reality experience that warns people about declining biodiversity, specifically among pollinators such as bees and hummingbirds. It imagines more ecological architecture to address changes that need to be made if the rate of pollinator extinction continues on its current trajectory.
Did you know that some tall structures visibly sway in the wind?
Located in the woods of Hokkaido, Japan, the House in the Forest provides beautiful views of the natural world by...
If this architectural style makes you think of The Great Gatsby or the roaring twenties, you have the right time period in mind. Art Deco was a popular but short-lived style that influenced graphic design, typeface design, art, fashion, furniture, and of course, architecture. Though it was not popular for long, Art Deco’s unique characteristics make these buildings easy to spot when compared to their contemporary neighbors.
Amongst many renowned firms and ambitious proposals, Ateliers Jean Nouvel has been selected as the winner of an opera house...
Milan’s Porta Nuova Gioia district will soon have an incredible green tower to add to its skyline.