Beautiful, isn’t it? You’re looking at the future Yongqing International Clothing City, a self sustaining micro-city sized fashion industry within the Hebei Province in China.
Situated within the city of Langfang, and at a convenient distance from Beijing and Tianjin, this city is designed to be a fast, efficient, and internationally acclaimed fashion hub. Its schematic takes inspiration from the
Sculptural, geometric woodworking covers the interior walls of ‘micro-architecture’ structures by design firm Fabbricabois, taking inspiration from ships to create detached extensions for living and working. The Parisian atelier specializes in small-scale buildings with unusual silhouettes, working in close collaboration with their clients to produce custom layouts that fit their budgets.
Mezzacabane, an ‘architectural mezzanine,’ is a wooden loft built
Affordable, stylish housing is hard enough to find, but housing that you can actually display everywhere you go is unheard of. Architects and designers Michael Ong and Sarah Crowley have created some truly lovely jewelry that lets you wear enviable housing everywhere you go.
Their set of apartment jewelry consists of 3D brooches that look like cross-sections of tiny apartments.
by Andrew Stone | Tuesday, April 2, 2013
San Francisco-based organization Architecture for Humanity has long been known for redefining the design industry’s role in disaster response and community revitalization, calling on 50,000-plus design and construction professionals to volunteer services in the weeks, months, and years following
by Lauren DeBellis | Monday, February 18, 2013
Preparations for the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale, held in Portugal every three years since 2007, recently began with the non-profit organization initiating its call for entries for “Close, Closer,” a three-part exhibition slated to open in September.
by Jesse Dorris | Friday, November 23, 2012
In the beginning was the word, and it was good. In the 21st Century, there’s environmental graphic design, and it’s often pretty good, too. The development of this discipline—roughly speaking, the intersection of architecture, landscape, and graphic design—is the
by Laura B. Weiss | Thursday, November 15, 2012
A 35-year-old New York institution, the Drawing Center ended its eight-year quest for a new building at the very spot where its search began—in its longtime home in the city’s SoHo neighborhood.
The compact museum, which previously occupied
Dubai is famous for its modern architecture and futuristic buildings. Various unusual building could no find in one of the cities in the Middle East. Here are some of them:
1. Burj Dubai: World’s tallest building
If you had the pleasure of playing with doll houses as a youngster, you may remember the unimpressive plastic architecture and totally unremarkable design. NYC toy makers Brinca Dada are bringing a bit of modern flair to the business of pretend play.
Their modern dollhouses are inspired by famous designers and some of those designers’ better-known real-world creations. They are
by Andrew Stone | Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | 1 Comment
Architect Joe Valerio has built his impeccable reputation as an innovator in the realms of design, technology, and management. He and firm co-founders Mark DeWalt and Jack Train have created a firm of top-tier innovators that boasts many discriminating clients and