Stunning Sustainable Pavilion Is Made of Massive “Energy Trees”

Stunning Sustainable Pavilion Is Made of Massive “Energy Trees” Photo: Dubai Expo 2020 The Dubai Expo 2020 brought us many incredible pavilions that represent the future of architecture and design. One of the most ambitious designs at the event is Terra—a sustainability pavilion designed by UK architecture firm Grimshaw. The pavilion is the main permanent… Continue reading Stunning Sustainable Pavilion Is Made of Massive “Energy Trees”

Resort Concept Imagines Treehouses Inspired by the Shape of Bamboo Rice Baskets

Resort Concept Imagines Treehouses Inspired by the Shape of Bamboo Rice Baskets Searching for a unique nature retreat? Well, look no further than this wellness resort designed by DeD Studio. The proposal has considered a larger-scale masterplan for the forest area outside of Huizhou City in Guangdong province, China, as well as a design style… Continue reading Resort Concept Imagines Treehouses Inspired by the Shape of Bamboo Rice Baskets

Abstract Flock of Migrating Birds Frozen in Time Around a Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020

Abstract Flock of Migrating Birds Frozen in Time Around a Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020 Warsaw-based firm WXCA and Bellprat Partner have designed the Polish Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020. The structure is defined by delicate kinetic sculptures emerging from the modular timber building. Located in the Mobility District, the pavilion speaks to the mobility… Continue reading Abstract Flock of Migrating Birds Frozen in Time Around a Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020

Futuristic Pavilion Inspired by the Wings of a Falcon Designed for the Dubai Expo 2020

Futuristic Pavilion Inspired by the Wings of a Falcon Designed for the Dubai Expo 2020 Like many of the other awe-inspiring works of Santiago Calatrava, the UAE Pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020 is inspired by flight. The futuristic pavilion mimics the action and form of the wing of a falcon—the national bird of the… Continue reading Futuristic Pavilion Inspired by the Wings of a Falcon Designed for the Dubai Expo 2020

Architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta on Transdisciplinary Design and Climate Abuse [Podcast]

Architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta on Transdisciplinary Design and Climate Abuse [Podcast] “Under” by Snøhetta Architect Craig Dykers is the co-founder of Snøhetta, an international design collective whose transdisciplinary approach and emphasis on diversity have led to a deep portfolio of visually stunning and environmentally thoughtful work. From their redesign of the Knubben harbor bath… Continue reading Architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta on Transdisciplinary Design and Climate Abuse [Podcast]

Individually Designed Cabins Offer an Immersive Stay in a Historic Chinese City

Individually Designed Cabins Offer an Immersive Stay in a Historic Chinese City Visitors to the Guilin Lebei Homestay Hotel in Guilin, China, will enjoy an immersive stay in the historic city. Inspired by the structures of ancient travel, the hotel is composed of 13 uniquely designed units in a vernacular style where each of the… Continue reading Individually Designed Cabins Offer an Immersive Stay in a Historic Chinese City

Circular Glass-Walled Cabin Easily Transforms From a Luxury Room Into an Open Patio

Circular Glass-Walled Cabin Easily Transforms From a Luxury Room Into an Open Patio Itching to get away for a weekend and spend some time in the great outdoors? This unique circular cabin would be the perfect nature retreat. LUMIPOD Cabin by LUMICENE features a modular design with a massive curving glass façade that reaches from… Continue reading Circular Glass-Walled Cabin Easily Transforms From a Luxury Room Into an Open Patio

Luxurious Hotel Built on Top of Boulders Will Transport You Back to the 20th Century

Luxurious Hotel Built on Top of Boulders Will Transport You Back to the 20th Century Photo: tibodhermy for Zannier Hotels In the heart of the Namibian desert lies the Zannier Sonop Hotel, a place that promises to transport you back to the 20th century while maintaining the luxuries enjoyed today. The accommodation is a high-end… Continue reading Luxurious Hotel Built on Top of Boulders Will Transport You Back to the 20th Century