Future Headquarters of Antwerp Port Authority by Zaha Hadid Architects

The new complex coming up for the new headquarters of Antwerp Port Authority in Antwerp, Belgium can be stated to be a masterpiece. Being designed by London based architects Zaha Hadid Architects, the new extension is expected to be completed in 2013 and will house about 500 staff members, with the existing building will be […]

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Versadome Innovative Modular Building System

The flavor of the season today is to have products which are attractive, effective, and can be customized as per requirements and budgets allowed. In comes Versadome, an architectural wonder which can be termed to be a response to the above criterion. The best part of this building system is versatile modular that is building […]

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Comfortable Meeting Point with Transparent Walls by Emir Rifat

Waiting for someone is not going to be as painful and annoying as it used to be. The Meeting point is surely a unique innovation which provides an individual for as much comfort as desired. There are comfortable seats available outside the cubicle which is mainly used for resting for a short time. There are […]

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Sphere : House Design for Emergency Accommodation

This is a type of housing specially designed for emergency accommodation. These are made of fiber glass and plastic that increases the durability and helps them last for a long time. These spheres consist of nineteen tents with an open space in the middle. The inner walls are made up of fine, air-permeable materials. These […]

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Waterflux by R&Sie(n)

The new art museum scheduled to be finished in 2009 has been inspired by nature and the way nature and its processes function. Designed by Paris based design firm R&Sie (n) architecture, even though on the first look, seems like an ice cavity but in fact it is carved out of wood and other eco […]

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Library and Learning Center at The University of Economics and Business in Vienna, Austria by Zaha Hadid

The new Library and Learning Center at the University of Economics & Business in Vienna, Austria has been designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The Library once completed shall be the centerpiece of the new University campus and will be a nice add-on to the services that shall be rendered at the University. The building shall […]

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Schwimmhaus : Floating House by Confused Direction

The houseboat designed by German based architects “Confused-Direction” is one that can be floated around or kept on the shore. Confused Direction, a young co-op design firm founded by Flo Florian and Sascha Akkerman, comes out with refreshing concepts and designs which can be termed revolutionary if not bizarre! The houseboat called Schwimmhaus or floating […]

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Toggle Switch Plate Offers Cool Steampunk/Industrial Style Switch Cover

Decorate your house in Victorian spirit with this cool steampunk style Toggle Switch Plate. Yes, it’s a plate attachment, it means that this mechanical light switches can transform any ordinary switch to a vintage switch with a cool lever. Designed by Lance Nybye Jr., this plate is crafted from decorative plywood, joints that are finished with […]

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The Three Graces : Three Beautiful Towers in Dubai

Dubai seems to be gearing up for a new kind of unity which shall be bracing its skylines in the coming years. ‘The three graces’ as it is named, is the project designed by NOX Lars Spuybroek which is underway right now, is a family of three towers interconnected by footbridge. The design inspired by […]

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SeaO2 : Ecological Housing Project

Today with lot of environmental developments happening world over like global warming, energy crisis, lifestyle changes, it’s become even more difficult to design houses meeting all these requirements. More and more architectural designs are using digital technologies with respect to modeling, simulation, evaluation and fabrication resulting in complex shaped buildings which incorporates the above challenges. […]

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Future New Town of Gwanggyo With Plantations Around The Terraces

The new city center designed by Dutch architects MVRDV for Gwanggyo, a city coming up 35 kms from Seoul in South Korea seems to be something taken out of the sci fi movies. Expected to be completed by 2011, the city is sufficient enough to hold 77000 inhabitants and has a design envisioned with two […]

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Shanghai Tower by Gensler

Gensler or the new Shanghai tower coming up in China being developed in the Shanghai’s Luijiazui Finance and Trade Zone will be a marvelous structure once it is completed. Slated to open in 2014, this structure will be a par of the financial center in China. The sky craper in all consists of nine cylindrical […]

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Aerotel with Hanging Gardens Above Water by Alexander Asadov

The new concept “Aerotel” by Russian Architect Alexander Asadov, is something that can be realized anywhere in the world be it reservoirs or oceans. This 200m wide design also includes hanging gardens above water, and within the structure hotel and café, restaurants etc. The hotel can be accessed via bank side or the airstrips on […]

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Nakheel Harbour and Tower by Woods Bagot Architects

Have you ever seen a tower with a height of more than a kilometer? Check out this world’s tallest tower known as Nakheel Tower, designed by Woods Bagot. This tower & harbour is inspired by Islamic design and is going to be a home to more than 55,000 people and will attract millions of visitors […]

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Cocorico for Your Chickens by Maxime Evrard

Do you own a hen yard? Are you looking for a change? Check out this unique domestic chicken yard designed by a young designer named Maxime Evrard. This concept is an alternative to farming with advanced facilities for the chickens. The designer has designed it in a way to limit any kind of environmental impact […]

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Holcim Awards Winners Announced !

Check out these Holcim Award Winners for North America announced in Montreal. The competition was held in 5 regions of the world on the Foundation for Sustainable Construction. There were almost 5000 projects from 90 countries that participated to encourage building constructions by keeping in mind technological, environmental, socio-economic, and cultural issues. Some of the […]

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