“Vernacular of terror” a view on defensive architecture

Anti-homeless spikes: ‘Sleeping rough opened my eyes to the city’s barbed cruelty’ Story by Alex Andreou was born in Greece and has a background in law and economics. He runs the Sturdy Beggars Theatre Company and blogs at Sturdyblog. Twitter: @sturdyalex More than 100 homeless people are “living” in the terminals of Heathrow airport this winter, according to official figures – a new and shameful record. Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have warned that homelessness in Read more […]

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Do architects develop a new rolling home concept

Do architects develop a new rolling home concept Lithuanian practice do architects is currently developing a home concept called the ‘rolling home’. Situated in an ideal environment on a green plain next to the ocean in svencelė, lithuania, the housing prototype departs from the traditional orthogonal-walled constructs and introduces a new form of living within the infinitely cyclical circle. the wood-clad sectional pipes are oriented in the same direction with the transverse facades featuring Read more […]

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Prince Philip Residence

Prince Philip Residence by Thellend Fortin Architectes This project involved the expansion of a spacious single-story Outremont residence built in the 1960s. Situated on a site with a steep incline and majestic view, the two-floor expansion was designed to offer a generous window on the horizon. The architectural concept involved the addition of living spaces in the form of a long ribbon situated laterally to and in line with the contours of the existing structure. This ribbon folds and Read more […]

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OMA’s park grove condos on Miami waterfront

OMA’s park grove condos on Miami waterfront New images have been released presenting views of the three towers in their context among the coconut grove district of miami as well as of the open luxury living units. the buildings are surrounded by an expansive park, while also featuring large balconies and full height glass curtain walls to take advantage of ocean panoramas. the project is being led by OMA, with primary oversight by new york-based principal shohei shigematsu, while william sofield Read more […]

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Treehouse by Peter Bahouth

Treehouse by Peter Bahouth   Architect Peter Bahouth built a series of houses in the trees connected by wooden bridges in Atlanta. Inspired by his love for nature and his childhood memories of boyhood treehouses environmentalist Peter Bahouth created this grown-up fort in his Atlanta backyard. The three rooms of this treehouse have been named ‘Mind,’ ‘Body’ and ‘Spirit’ by its owner. A suspension bridge connects the living room to the bedroom that includes a platform bed which slides Read more […]

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