Architecture

March 18, 2019

Giant Honeycomb ‘Vessel’ Opens to the Public at NYC’s Hudson Yards

Less than three years after revealing plans for the showstopping centerpiece of New York City’s Hudson Yards, Thomas Heatherwick‘s Vessel is officially open to the public. Rising up like a giant honeycomb, this Escher-like structure is an eye-catching piece of architecture that is sure to become one of Manhattan’s iconic monuments. Composed of 154 intricately interwoven staircases, Vessel rises up 150 feet and when populated by pedestrians it really does appear like a hive of activity.

Read Article


March 5, 2019

Damien Hirst Fills a Massive Las Vegas Suite with His Eccentric Works of Art

A post shared by Robb Report Russia (@robbreportrussia) on Mar 4, 2019 at 1:06am PST Two bull sharks suspended in formaldehyde is just one of the artworks awaiting guests who stay in a suite in Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort. The massive two-story Sky Villa, called Empathy Suite, is clad in over-the-top decor that was designed by British artist Damien Hirst and firm Bentel & Bentel.

Read Article


February 24, 2019

Drone Photos of Barcelona Highlight the Symmetry of the City’s Architecture

Hungarian photographer Márton Mogyorósy gives a bird’s-eye view of Barcelona through gorgeous aerial photographs. Eschewing well-worn monuments like the Sagrada Familia and La Rambla in favor of lesser-known gems, Mogyorósy gives an unexpected tour of the city by land and sea. Focusing in on the unique symmetry of the urban landscape, Mogyorósy picks out elements of geometry in each composition.

Read Article


February 4, 2019

Cozy Glass Cabins Allow You to Snuggle Up Near the Arctic Circle

Just a few miles from the Arctic Circle, tucked in the capital of Lapland, there’s a village of 24 quaint cabins ready to keep guests warm and toasty. Located in Rovaniemi, the Glass Resort is a new twist on the glass cabins that have become popular with travelers looking to immerse themselves in the landscape while staying dry and cozy. VOID Architecture worked together with Finnish house manufacturer Honkatalot to create the 430-square-foot (40-square-meter)

Read Article