Architecture firm Kengo Kuma and Associates designed this house in Hokkaidō, Japan to experiment with optimal cold weather insulation.
The small Finnish town of Jukkasjärvi has its own claim to fame: a temporary hotel and art exhibit is constructed there each winter entirely out of snow and ice.
With just three days to go until the Mayan Apocalypse, where the heck are you going to go to ride this one out? With other bunker options already sold out, your best bet is a newly opened facility in Indiana that's just perfect for surviving the end of the world.
The Chinese architecture firm MAD has completed the Absolute Towers after six long years of planning and construction. Located in the city of Mississauga in Ontario, the two towers stand at about 492 and 557 feet, respectively. Apartments are located on each oval-shaped floor and the levels are rotated gradually to give the towers that unique curvy outline.
The architectural designs of Zaha Hadid are renowned for their futuristic curves that evoke images of alien spaceships. But what would her mind come up with if challenged to place a new structure in the already futuristic confines of Tokyo? The answer is the new centerpiece for Japan's Olympics 2020 bid.
Many of us live in places with extreme seasonal temperature changes. How well your house stands up to the weather plays a role in your comfort level throughout the year. What if there was a house that could change shape to accommodate different weather conditions, time changes, sunrise, sunset, and everything else?
The Belgian capital of Brussels is taking a non-traditional approach to its Christmas tree this year. An 82-foot-tall architectural sculpture has replaced the traditional fir in Brussels' central square.
There are a lot of new building projects in China right now, but this one might get extra attention since it resembles a portal.
Chinese architecture firm MAD, which we've seen some truly crazy designs from, has announced plans for a series of buildings nestled in the Huangshan Mountains of eastern China. MAD used the surrounding natural beauty as inspiration for their building design, so they have a very organic appeal that fits in nicely with the terrain.
Mauro Turin's architecture studio has designed a museum to celebrate the Swiss wine region of Lavaux — it's cantilevered on the side of a mountain.