The plants in the vertical gardens by Vertical Garden Design come from coastal regions, mountain ranges ,and jungles throughout the world.
ArchitectureThe shortest connection between two points is a straight line, as the mathematics teaches us, or rather us some teacher at school once taught us. The Plant architects demonstrate in an apartment block complex in Budapest that a straight line between two buildings is not only the most direct link but can also be a great sensory experience.
The detached home created by architect Weichlbauer Ortis in Frohnleiten, Austria, turns a house's customary use on its head.
The slat blinds arranged in three different color shades on the façade of a new library building can be opened and closed like the pages of a book.
The Finnish pavilion at this year's Expo in Shanghai shows how you can forge an overall concept from symbols of fish scales, stones, a view of the Nordic skies, dew, water and wood.
The façade of Uetikon's Kunstgalerie is resplendent with huge concrete suction caps that hug the building as if they were the tentacles of a giant octopus. Emulating the shape of the suction pads,...
ArchitectureNever before had so much copper been used for the outer surface of a building: 428 tons in 7,200 plates with 1,500,000 embossings and perforations.
ArchitectureTwo garden pavilions that could not be more different - and yet are designed by the same firm of architects.
The facade of the Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall consists of a variation of vertical, slightly bent coffers, which interact to create the appearance of large, split crystal.
Alongside Holmenkollen, Oslo Opera House on Oslo fjord is one of the landmarks of Norway's capital and is even considered a national symbol.