Architecture

Huge “horizontal skyscraper” rises in China
21:02 2018-03-09

China boasts more than its fair share of impressive engineering feats, including the world’s second-tallest skyscraper and the highest bridge. We can soon add highest skybridge to the list too, courtesy of Moshe Safdie’s Raffles City Chongqing project, which is currently under construction in southwest China. Developer CapitaLand’s reference to the skybridge as a horizontal …

These Memo Pads Reveal Architectural Sites As Each Sheet is Removed
19:45 2018-03-05

Architecture lovers and amateur archaeologists take note – or rather, get ready to take notes. The Omoshiro Block by Triad utilizes laser-cutting technology to create what seems to be a cube of paper note cards at first but is something much more. Only you’ll have to exhaust the entire deck of pages to fully reveal …

10 of the Most Ancient Temples in the World (and What They Look Like Now)
07:17 2018-02-26

TEMPLE OF HATSHEPSUT Location: Egypt. Built: Around 1,470 B.C. Also known as Djeser-Djeseru, this ancient funerary shrine in Egypt was designed by pharaoh Hatshepsut’s royal architect, Senenmut, and can be recognized by its lengthy colonnade and many terraces. Although many of the site’s original statues and ornaments have been stolen or destroyed over the years, …

Plans drawn up for world’s tallest wooden skyscraper
17:39 2018-02-21

A Japanese company is planning to build the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper, to mark its 350th anniversary in 2041. Sumitomo Forestry said 10% of the 70-storey W350 tower would be steel, combined with about 180,000 cubic metres of indigenous wood. There will be about 8,000 homes, with trees and foliage on balconies at every level, …

29 Pieces of Amazing Architecture
10:30 2018-02-11

Whether it is contemporary or hundreds of years old, architectural achievements have pushed civilizations forward. Check out these surprising urban wonders, that attract thousands of visitors, who are willing to admire human creations. 29. Vrelo Bune, Blagaj, Bosnia and Herzegovina 28. Old City of Shanghai, China 27. Bugis+, Bugis district, Singapore 26. Ghadames, Libya 25. …
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