Architecture

December 24, 2022

Six-Lane Highway Will Soon Be Covered With an Environmentally Friendly Land Bridge

In 1955, a six-lane highway in Houston sliced the city's Memorial Park in half—effectively isolating each side of the ecosystem. Now, over 65 years later, that damage will begin to be reversed thanks to a new land bridge designed by Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects. Dozens of species will once again be able to migrate across the nearly 1,500-acre park, which will be the largest urban park in the United States.

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December 17, 2022

This YouTube Channel Takes You on Fascinating Tours of Tiny Homes Around the World

With skyrocketing real estate and rent prices in most large cities around the world, tiny homes offer affordability. But to live in a small space, you've got to be strategic about your decor. Luckily, there is no shortage of brilliant ideas such as hidden storage or ingenious mezzanines. The YouTube channel Never Too Small features fascinating tours of tiny houses from around the world and showcases the most stylish small residences.

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November 26, 2022

47 Creative Gifts for Architects and Architecture Lovers

Looking for the perfect gift for the architect in your life? Or maybe you just know an architecture enthusiast, whether it's someone who is passionate about Frank Lloyd Wright‘s designs or the aesthetic of Minimalist architecture. Either way, there are a wide variety of thoughtful gifts, whether you are purchasing for a professional architect or an aspiring designer.

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November 19, 2022

Dreamy 32-Story High Rise in Toronto Is Inspired by the Tranquility of Clouds

Canadian-architecture firm Partisans has proposed a new high-rise in Toronto based on the forms of clouds. Both natural clouds and revision clouds take center stage in the design, which is now being reviewed by the city. If approved, the 325-foot-tall residential tower will transform downtown Toronto. Known for its forward-thinking approach to design, Partisans seeks to incorporate the light, tranquil feeling of a cloud into the tower.

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