Concrete Building Designed with Flexibility in Mind

Concrete Building Designed with Flexibility in Mind

Brief  DF_DC has designed a five-story apartment building with an exoskeletal-style structure and consolidated service cores that allow for design changes without significant structural intervention. The bush-hammered concrete facade draws inspiration from Romanesque...
Unusual Breeze Catcher Tower in Silicon Valley

Unusual Breeze Catcher Tower in Silicon Valley

Brief  Defined by an unusual exterior made up of 500 rods that will be illuminated as they sway with the prevailing wind, the aptly named Breeze of Innovation is a new tower slated for Silicon Valley. It will rise to a maximum height of 200 ft in San José.  ...
Twisted Steel Tower , a Distinctive Style Over the Decades

Twisted Steel Tower , a Distinctive Style Over the Decades

Brief Influential architect Frank Gehry has developed a distinctive style over the decades, with his love of asymmetry and irregular forms giving rise to unusual projects like the brown paper bag. This continues with an almost-complete steel-clad tower that’s...
Building a Tiny House that Feels Like a Luxury Home

Building a Tiny House that Feels Like a Luxury Home

Brief  Canadian couple Heather and Kevin Fritz are turning heads with their very first tiny home build. The home was specifically built for the harsh Canadian climate, which can hit -40 ºC during the winter months.   Insight Canadian couple and newcomers to the...