Category Archive: architecture

The White Temple in Thailand

Image credits: Vivian Wan The original Wat Rong Khun or the White Temple by the end of the 20th century, was in a bad state of repair. Funds were not available for renovation. Chalermchai… Continue reading

Surreal Houses by Matthias Jung

German graphic designer Matthias Jung creates montages of imaginative houses, a mix of architectural elements, photography and landscape imagery. He calls his creations ‘architectural short poems that aim to visualize another perspective on… Continue reading

Miniature city made out of bricks by Matteo Mezzadri

Italian photographer Matteo Mezzadri starting from the basic element of construction, the brick, built an entire model city in his studio and then photographed the buildings in primarily static, symmetrical compositions. The project… Continue reading

Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

‘Dr. Chau Chak wing building’ at University of Technology, Sydney, designed by Frank Gehry is contrived to look like it has been damaged, and yet still stands. Gehry is an architect whose crazy curves… Continue reading

Speicherstadt – the city of warehouses

Photo credit Speicherstadt (lit. city of warehouses) in Hamburg, Germany is the largest warehouse district in the world where the buildings stand on oak logs along canals near the Elbe.  The district was… Continue reading

Aurland Viewing Bridge

Aurland Viewing Bridge above Aurland, a small town in Sogn og Fjordane, one of the larger fjords on the West Coast of Norway, offers fantastic view of the fjord scenery . Designed by Todd Saunders… Continue reading

Weather-friendly Sharifi-Ha house with semi-mobile rooms

Based in Tehran, the Sharifi-ha House by architectural firm Nextoffice is a beautiful space-saving home that comes with a set of assembly instructions. In summertime, Sharifi-ha House offers an open /transparent /perforated volume… Continue reading

Animal Architecture Photography

The vogelkop gardener bowerbird builds an impressive home to attract mates In Animal Architecture, a new book from Abrams, nature photographer Ingo Arndt explores marvels of nature with spectacular imagery, showcasing the complex and elegant structures… Continue reading

Mirage House with Rooftop Pool

Athens studio Kois Associated Architects has come up with a stunning concept known as the Mirage House on Tinos Island, Greece. The residence is situated on a steep sloped rocky plot overlooking the… Continue reading