Architecture

September 4, 2019

Architects Design Undulating Buildings You Can Walk on in Tokyo

For its first venture in Japan, Heatherwick Studio is continuing to push the boundaries when it comes to architecture that merges function and form. As part of the redevelopment of Tokyo’s Toranomon-Azabudai district, the British architecture firm has designed a set of mixed-use buildings that founder Thomas Heatherwick likens to “garden pergolas.” The pergolas flow with soft, undulating curves and are covered in plants to inject greenery into the urban landscape.

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August 7, 2019

Africa Is Getting Its Very First Vertical Forest Filled with 14,000 Plants

Italian architect Stefano Boeri is bringing his vertical forest concept to Africa with three cube-shaped apartments in Egypt. The three, seven-story buildings will be located just east of Cairo in the country’s New Administrative Capital. The beautifully designed architectural trio will bring a green touch to the area, while primarily housing government departments and foreign embassies.

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July 29, 2019

15 Tiny Houses That Are Dream Homes You Can Buy on Amazon

We all know you can find almost anything on Amazon, but did you know that includes a house? A dive into the online shopping giant shows that they actually have a fairly wide range of kits and prefabricated tiny homes for sale. What could be better than getting the tiny house of your dreams with free shipping?

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