OPEN Architecture’s Chapel of Sound Reimagines the Concert Hall Architecture

OPEN Architecture’s Chapel of Sound Reimagines the Concert Hall

Nestled in a valley north of Beijing, a building will soon be completed that may appear to have always been there,…

Spotlight: William McDonough Architecture

Spotlight: William McDonough

Sometimes referred to as “the leading environmental architect of our time,” in his roles as architect, designer, author, educator and…

Atelier Janda Vanderghote turns historic Ghent house into modern B&B Architecture

Atelier Janda Vanderghote turns historic Ghent house into modern B&B

Young Belgian studio Atelier Janda Vanderghote has transformed the interior of one of Ghent’s historic houses with a new concrete frame and brilliant blue furniture.…

Muzeum Susch in the Swiss Alps has galleries excavated from mountainside Architecture

Muzeum Susch in the Swiss Alps has galleries excavated from mountainside

Chasper Schmidlin and Lukas Voellmy have excavated into a mountain, and restored a 12th-century monastery in the Swiss Alpine town of Susch,…

The state of Phase Change Materials in Australian building design Architecture

The state of Phase Change Materials in Australian building design

What keeps you comfortable? But is not air conditioning. Nor insulation, as you know it. Phase Change Materials. They sound…

Research groups hold cybersecurity fears for smart buildings Architecture

Research groups hold cybersecurity fears for smart buildings

According to Frost & Sullivan, a smart building is one that uses both technology and processes to create an environment…

The green roof revolution spreads to Australia Architecture

The green roof revolution spreads to Australia

Green roofs are an accepted part of modern building in Europe, where their use has become mandated by some city…

Colour by design with a view to lightness Architecture

Colour by design with a view to lightness

Welcome to the magic show that is healthcare design. And the ticket cost is eye watering. The recently-completed Royal Adelaide…

New innovations in glass could be a gamechanger for renewable energy Architecture

New innovations in glass could be a gamechanger for renewable energy

The conversation about renewable energy is never far behind the conversation about sustainable populations. One is directly linked to the…