It beat out a German art gallery designed by David Chipperfield and a vehicle-free bridge in Denmark.
A Japanese Designer’s Vision for Beautiful, Sustainable Textiles
“Our guiding principle is to make things that don’t get old and thrown away,” says Sudō Reiko.
Olafur Eliasson Partners with IKEA to Spark Affordable Solar Energy Products
A new partnership is slated to bring affordable energy and light to IKEA consumers around the world.
Building with Bricks Made from Industrial Waste
In August, a pair of architects will move into their new home in Rotterdam. Its rising walls are built of tan-colored bricks that, to the eye, seem like your typical building materials, but they are actually made entirely out of waste.
A Century of Wild and Utopian Experiments with Self-Sustaining Worlds
Can a house sustain itself by eating its own tail?
The Marvels of India’s Maze-like Stepwells
For the past four years, journalist Victoria Lautman has been photographing an overlooked feature of Indian architectural history: the stepwell.
Turning Power Plants into Public Art
What if artists could use their know-how to engage in a practice that actually brings about real change?