Articles about architecture

Leonardo da Vinci’s Revolutionary Bridge Design Has Been Vindicated By Science
Leonardo da Vinci was an inventor that was probably ahead of his time, and as such, it wasn’t surprising that not all of his ideas and designs were made into reality. One of those designs was a bridge that was rejected by his clients. This was due to the design of the bridge that raised some concerns, but now thanks to the work of researchers at MIT, they have since […]

London To Get The World’s First 360-Degree Infinity Pool
The infinity pool design has been around for a while now, and just in case the concept isn’t familiar to you, basically these are pools that do not have an obvious edge to them. The idea is that by camouflaging the edge of the pool, it gives it an infinity look where it feels like it stretches on forever.

Notre Dame Cathedral Reimagined With A Stunning Glass Roof
Last month, a huge fire broke out at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral where some parts of the building was destroyed by the flames. It is now undergoing the process of being rebuilt, thanks to the use of 3D scans which has given the rebuilders some direction on what kind of work needs to be done.

3D Scans Could Help Rebuild The Notre Dame Cathedral
Earlier this week, the world was sent into shock when it was reported that the historic Notre Dame Cathedral had caught on fire. Given the historic significance of the building and the priceless artifacts, artworks, and knowledge stored in the building, many were understandably worried that we could lose it all.


Apple's New HQ Has Beautiful Glass Panels That Employees Won't Stop Walking Into
Apple has made some of the most beautiful gadgets to ever hit the market which is why it’s fitting for the company to have a very beautiful HQ which showcases its penchant for design and craftsmanship. Apple’s new HQ is a testament to that but there’s a problem, its employees won’t stop walking into the big glass panes.

Apple Reportedly Wanted To Turn Wartime Bunkers Into Retail Stores
Apple’s retail stores tend to be pretty well-designed and nicely decorated inside. It is also what helps to set the company apart from other retailers whose stores might not be quite as interesting to look at. This is why it doesn’t really surprise us to learn that Apple apparently wanted to convert a wartime bunker in Stuttgart into a retail store.

NYC Approves The World’s First Underground Park
When you think of parks, you probably think the bright, sunny outdoors where you can take a leisurely stroll and enjoy nature. Maybe enjoy a bike ride, a romantic date, a picnic, and so on. However over in New York City, it seems that the city has approved a new park, but this won’t be like Central Park, it will be the world’s first underground park.

Dutch Firm Creates Cardboard House Built To Last 100 Years
When you think of cardboard, maybe you’re thinking of cardboard boxes which for the most part, are pretty flimsy and soft, but they’re sturdy enough to hold your objects. However to think of a house built out of cardboard sounds like it might be a modern day take on the Three Little Pigs, or is it?

World’s First 3D Printed Office Opens In Dubai
A report from last year revealed that there were plans to create an office building in Dubai. Given that there are plenty of such buildings, this probably wouldn’t have been given much consideration until it was also revealed that these buildings and its furniture would be all 3D printed, and it looks like that project has been completed.

This Pop-Up House Can Be Put Together Like LEGO
You would think that building a house or an office space is a complicated process, and we suppose it is, especially when you have to consider things like the foundation, its structural integrity, wiring, plumbing, and etc. However what if houses were easy to build? What if putting together a house could be like building a LEGO structure?

Floating Hotel Concept Lets You Travel The World In Style
Have you always wanted to travel the world? There are many ways that one could go about doing that, such as flying to various cities, driving, taking a cruise, backpacking, and so on. However engineer and architect Gianluca Santosuosso has come up with an interesting and novel way that might appeal to some of you guys.

Japan Unveils The Design Of Their 2020 Olympic Stadium
Zaha Hadid is one talented architect which is why it wasn’t surprising that Japan had originally chosen her to design their 2020 Olympic stadium. While the design itself is pretty out there, the design was also met with a lot of controversy namely due to how much it would cost, the cost of which had ballooned to $2.02 billion.This was up from the original proposal which was set at $1.31 […]

This Bike Bridge In Copenhagen Is Enough To Make You Lose Your Lunch
If you were to ask which city in the world deserves to be known as the most bike-friendly city, there is a very good chance that Copenhagen will top that list, or at the very least be one of the top few choices. That being said, it looks like the city is building a new bike bridge and you’re probably wondering, so? What’s the big deal?The big deal is that […]

Switzerland’s Vertical Forest Will Run On Sustainable Energy
Malls and apartments due to their dense population take up a lot of energy. This is why over in Switzerland, they are looking to design what they are calling a “vertical forest”. This follows an architectural competition in which Italy’s Stefano Boeri is given the go ahead to design such a building which will rely on sustainable energy to keep it powered.Dubbed La Tour de Cedres, as you can see […]