The hallmark of modernism in the 20th century was the idea that “form follows function.” Now, architect Koichi Takada is challenging designers to create a new architectural movement focused on environmental responsibility. He believes that in this new style, “form follows nature.” His Sunflower House responds to this call as a single-family home designed to create its own energy.
Architect Reza Mohtashami has designed a conceptual Black Villa in Harriman State Park, New York.
The “house-shaped house” concept is a recent architectural trend that is always fun to see.
Do you love the city but hate feeling disconnected from nature? One conservationist in Seattle got the best of both worlds when she commissioned Olson Kundig to design her home. The resulting City Cabin is a single-family property that looks more like a home in a remote forest than in a metropolitan neighborhood.
If you are a fan of cabin architecture, you have probably seen a lot of A-frame structures.
Hormuz Island sits south of Iran in the Persian Gulf and is often called “rainbow island” in reference to the...
Faced with designing a multigenerational home in Tokyo, Japanese design studio Nendo came up with a clever solution. In order to unite the households, while still giving them space, they have run a faux staircase through the aptly named Stairway House. Climbing up all levels of the building and running into the front yard, this sculptural stairway is a dramatic tool to bring together all members of the family.
By taking advantage of unused space, Thai design firm WARchitect has carved out a unique oasis in the middle of...
Today, Frank Lloyd Wright is regarded as one of American architecture's most influential figures.
As much a sculpture as it is a residence, Kendrick Bangs Kellogg's High Desert House is an incredible achievement in organic architecture. Its concrete pillars rise from the sands of Joshua Tree, overlapping to form a canopy. Given complete carte-blanche by artist Bev Doolittle and her husband to create the structure, the home is a masterclass in organic forms and demonstrates why Kellogg is considered an architectural innovator.
Legendary architect Zaha Hadid has forever left a mark on the world.
Perusing Airbnb can be a risky prospect, if you’re prone to intense feelings of wanderlust.