Here's a mindbending design for a building: the design for Kazakhstan's new National Library is shaped like a Mobius strip, folding around and in on itself.
Denver already enjoys the presence of a beautiful international airport. Adding a rail station to that is one tall order, then, as you can't just attach any ol' block of a structure to it and call it a day. Architect Santiago Calatrava, coming up with something that really fits.
Love or hate the products, there's no denying that Apple's got something crazy going on with its stores. Fashioned after Apple's "Cube" in Manhattan, the company's new Shanghai location has a big glass cylinder above ground and the rest of the store under. It's so striking, we're tossing in a few more images down below. Shanghaiist, via Gizmodo
The "Sands Skypark" in Singapore is a pool, greenway and casino with an usual location. The whole thing sits atop not one, but three skyscrapers that make up the Marina Bay Sands hotel. The infinity pool itself is nearly 500 feet in length and features no discernible edge. So what would happen if you swam over?
Want to live in the tallest residential tower in the world? Bring your checkbook, Richie Rich, because the cheapest apartment in World One, a 1,470 foot monster now under construction in Mumbai will cost you $1.5 million, with the fanciest one going for $12 million. Just look at that high altitude sundeck!
We've heard of people living out of their cars, but this car-shaped house takes that idea to the next level. It's going nowhere fast — its wheels are just for show — but it's packed with sustainable and energy-saving technology.
Netherlands-based Paul de Ruiter Architects has designed a building that isn't supposed to stand the test of time. In fact, this parking structure is only supposed to last 10 years at least, and 20 at most.
This is the Inntel Hotel, currently completing construction in Zaandam, the Netherlands. And yes, it looks like a big stack of houses. This awesome design is by WAM Architecten, and it's designed to look like just that: a stack of...
Lots of houses have pools out back, especially in warmer climates. But how many of them have a 256-foot water slide with two loops that goes from the top floor into the pool? Not many! This luxury vacation villa in...
Architecture firm IwamotoScott, which secured a special place in our hearts for this future vision of San Fransisco, is now turning its sights on New York City with the Edgar Street Towers. More than just an office spire, the Edgar...