Architecture

January 17, 2020

IKEA’s New Vienna Store Includes a Green Roof and No Car Parking

IKEA is breaking new ground with its newest store in Austria. Located at Vienna’s Westbahnhof station, this seven-story building will be unlike any IKEA you’ve ever seen. Not only does it have a green facade and roof terrace, but there will be no car parking spots. This innovative concept is aimed at the urban shopper and is a nod to Vienna’s top-notch transport system.

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January 4, 2020

Intricate Architecture Drawings Capture the Beauty of Gothic Buildings Across Europe

From stained-glass windows to intricate stone carvings, Gothic architecture is incredibly impressive—especially considering many features were crafted by hand. It’s no surprise then that these ornate structures are the inspiration behind Bournemouth, England-based artist Phoebe Atkey’s highly-detailed architecture drawings. From the arched doorway of Strasbourg Cathedral to Notre-Dame’s famous rose windows, Atkey captures the beauty of some of Europe’s most iconic buildings.

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December 30, 2019

Restaurant Cloaked in 250,000 LED Lights Offers an Out-of-This-World Dining Experience

The Interstellar restaurant in Mexico City invites you to dine under the stars while still being indoors. Inspired by the vast unknowns of the universe and the Christopher Nolan film of the same name, the locale boasts an awe-inspiring decor with 250,000 LED lights scattered atop the undulating ceiling and along the walls. The delicate illumination is set against a black backdrop that spans from the ceiling to the floor.

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November 20, 2019

30 Creative Gifts for Architects and Architecture Lovers

Looking for the perfect gift for the architect in your life? Or maybe you just know a fan of architecture, whether it’s someone who is passionate about Frank Lloyd Wright‘s designs or the aesthetic of Minimalist architecture. There are so many ways to creatively show off your love of architecture, from home decor to architectural jewelry and fashion. Or maybe you want to get creative and build your own architectural models.

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