City of Dreams Hotel Tower by Zaha Hadid Architects

Modern hotel designed by Zaha Hadid architects will become an iconic building in Cotai, Macau. City of Dreams Hotel Tower project has been unveiled by Melco Crown Entertainment, a developer and owner of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities in Asia, this tower will become the 5th tower of this company’s flagship property. This unique […]

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Floating Artificial Coral Reef Station to Protect Indonesian Coastline from Tsunamis

Located in Indian ocean, Floating Artificial Coral Reef Station project will protect Indonesian coastline from Tsunamis as well as support the growth of natural coral. This conceptual electric coral reef station features moveable steel girders as its framework along with steel reef ball structures which are designed in a way to protect coral reef ecosystem. […]

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Arbre Blanc : White Tree Tower Inspired by Montpellier’s Tradition of Outdoor Living

Arbre Blanc a.k.a. White Tree tower is the winning design of “Folie Architecturale of the 21st century” for Montpellier, France. This architecture design is the brainchild of an encounter between Japan and the Mediterranean, a cross-cultural attempt that symbolizes modern Montpellier. At the same time, it also represents the interchange between 2 generations of architects: […]

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Weaving a Home : A Concept Tent for Refugees

Weaving a Home is a unique structural fabric that functions as tent shelters. This project is based on history where human has developed in alternating waves of migration and settlement. People move from one point to another, across the earth led by the discovery of new territories or by the creation of new communities to […]

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PhoneBox : A Modern Phone Booth by Hakan Gursu

Although we’re not sure if we still need phone booth, but we still admire Hakan Gursu‘s attempt to modernize our old phone booth. It’s called PhoneBox, the new architecture features transparent enclosure, making it stylish and elegant enough to blend with modern city lives. PhoneBox fits urban environment where space and inconvenience are highlighted, that’s […]

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Inspired by Hanok, Vernacular Versatility Won 9th annual Evolo Skyscraper Competition

Inspired by Hanok, Vernacular Versatility is the winning design of 9th annual Evolo Skyscraper Competition. Yong Ju Lee was inspired by Hanok, a traditional Korean house that is defined by its exposed wooden structural system along with tiled roof. Modern world has eliminated Hanok in every town, especially after modern apartments are rising. A bit […]

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Bubbles Project : A Sealed Canopy Offers Clean and Fresh Air

Bubbles project offers an installation of an area that sealed with canopy and filled with clean air. This is a great idea for Beijing with its toxic pollution problem, Orproject, a London based architect, would do a great favor for the city. It can be constructed of an enclosed park inside the city where there’s […]

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Always Be Prepared with Gerber 31-002521 GDC Blade Money Clip

Always be prepared at any moment, perhaps this was what inspired Gerber when they design Gerber 31-002521 GDC Blade Money Clip. Aside from securely hold your money or credit cards, this tool also hold a small fine edge knife blade. The titanium nitride coated steel body comes with G10 front plate, it weighs around 2.9 oz, pretty light. With sleek body, this money clip is able to […]

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Wa_Sauna : Floating Sauna by goCstudio

Wa_Sauna is a floating sauna project from goCstudio, a Seattle based architecture firm. You’ll get to enjoy a relaxing experience while having a sauna on the water, perhaps sometime in the summer of 2014. The architecture firm plans to install this unit in union bay, Seattle, Washington, where it is visualized to be developed with […]

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Tablet Hotels Heart of The District by ZA Architects

Heart of The District, I can see why it’s called heart. It’s a heart like structure hung in the middle of the city, it stands out and attracts anyone to admire this iconic form. This project has been designed for Tablet Hotels with intention of connecting local city life with the visitors, so instead of […]

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Bloom Aquatic Farm : Phytoplankton Farm to Help Absorbing CO2 Excesses and Producing O2

Bloom Aquatic Farm is a concept semi submersible sphere platform for the year of 2050 where sea level might rise more than 1 meter due to global warming. Water might re-define our future by that time, so why not taking advantage of this phenomenon. Bloom is the beginning of a phytoplankton farm which located on […]

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Sennkka Pier Lounge by Nuvist Architecture and Design

Sennkka Pier Lounge features sophisticated fluid design to create harmony with its surrounding. It is located at beachside, therefore, the structures need to represent calmness and peacefulness, it has to blend perfectly with tropical setting and its environment. Inspired by water and wind formations, the architect explored all possibilities to provide the best area to […]

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Rostov-on-Don Airport by Twelve Architects

Twelve Architects will build Rostove-on-Don Airport in Russia, it is expected to be completed in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This terminal will accommodate 5 million passengers each year and be delivered in 2 phases as part of a wider transport development program. The architect has ensured that this airport building makes reference […]

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Modern Public Toilet in Beijing by Michael Young

A public toilet next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing has been designed by Michael Young. This modern toilet design was developed to suit the existing environment which was de-commissioned due to ill repair some years earlier. Traditionally, all neighborhood would depend on these facilities since the local housing was built without toilets that gives context […]

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GOW Nippon Moon : Giant Observation Wheel by UNStudio

London Eye and Singapore Flyer, you guys will have another rival here, GOW Nippon Moon. It’s a giant observation wheel designed by UNStudio to bring a fascinating journey where you can learn about environment, culture, and your central part in it. This concept Ferris wheel will be developed somewhere in Japan (the location is disclosed) […]

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10-Square Meters Smart Student Unit Is A Smart, Green, and Affordable House for Student

This Smart Student Unit was built on only 10-square meters space by Tengbom Architects in order to offer student with an affordable, eco-friendly, and smart house. The project is the result of collaboration between wood manufacturer Martinson and real estate company AF Bostäder. The main goal is clearly stated here, it is to design a […]

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