Architecture

January 21, 2018

Concrete Water Pipes Reimagined as Micro-Apartments for Innovative Housing Solution

Housing shortages are a reality in many parts of the world, but nowhere more so than Hong Kong, where the average one-bedroom apartment downtown rents for $2,100 and many people are forced into cheap black market apartments called coffin cubicles. But James Law Cybertecture, a Hong Kong-based studio, is looking to change that through the development of affordable micro-housing.

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December 22, 2017

Glorious Interior Architecture of Copenhagen’s Vast Expressionist Church

French Photographer Ludwig Favre’s stunning photographs capture the beauty of Copenhagen’s Grundtvig’s Church—one of the most well-known churches in Denmark, and a rare example of expressionist church architecture. Built between 1927 and 1940, the church was designed by architect Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint, who found inspiration in many different architectural movements, building techniques, and materials.

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December 20, 2017

Finalists of the Art of Building Photography Contest Highlight the Beauty of the Built Environment

Now in its eighth year, Art of Building is an annual photography contest that allows photographers to show off their best images of the built environment. Organized by the Chartered Institute of Building, amateur and professional photographers from around the world submitted thousands of entries, and now voting is open to the public to decide the winner.

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