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Heatherwick Studio’s Residential Tower Overflows with Greenery

Heatherwick Studio's Residential Tower Overflows with Greenery   Back in the 1960s, then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew introduced his vision to turn Singapore into a "city in a garden." Over the decades this goal has led to projects like the Kampung Admiralty and Oasia...

Hoover Dam Marks 85th Anniversary of Final Concrete Pour

Hoover Dam Marks 85th Anniversary of Final Concrete Pour   On Friday, May 29, Hoover Dam celebrates a unique anniversary. It will have been 85 years since the last of the concrete was poured for the project. According to the Bureau of Reclamation, the dam alone...

Abandoned Chinese Village Transformed into Art Center

Abandoned Chinese Village Transformed into Art Center   One effect of China's massive construction boom is the emptying of its villages as people from rural areas rush to the cities to find new opportunities. A recently-completed project aims to address this by giving...

Luxury Malibu Beach House Renovated to Improve Light and Views

Luxury Malibu Beach House Renovated to Improve Light and Views   Originally completed in the 1970s by noted architect Jerry Lomax, the Taylor Beach House recently received a renovation by SPF:architects. The two-year project focused on maximizing light and views, and...

How Can Architecture Combat Flooding? 9 Practical Solutions

How Can Architecture Combat Flooding? 9 Practical Solutions   Flooding is a significant problem for buildings all around the world, including architectural treasures like the Farnsworth House that have been plagued by the issue time and time again. In particular,...

Designing a Flexible Material to Protect Buildings, Military Personnel

Designing a Flexible Material to Protect Buildings, Military Personnel   Even though they are miles from the epicenter of an earthquake, buildings can collapse due to how an earthquake's energy makes the ground shake and rattle. Now, a team of engineers led by...

Stylish, Asymmetric Floating  House will Be 3D-printed in 48 Hours

Stylish, Asymmetric Floating  House will Be 3D-printed in 48 Hours   The Czech Republic's first 3D-printed house will go up next month, to demonstrate the speed and effectiveness of a construction technique that is claimed to be seven times faster and half the cost of...