Tulou Chinese Architecture

Mentioned as a good example of sustainable architecture, the Tulous Chinese architecture are constructed with rocks, bamboo, reeds, and wood. All material are local-made and natural. Tulou are traditional communal residences in the Fujian province of Southern China, often of…

Short Documentary: Surreal Islands of Dubai

This short-documentary of Surreal Islands of Dubai is recently produced at Current TV. It’s all about the incredible economic prosperity and amazing surreal architecture of Dubai. In this piece, they visit some of the movers and shakers in the real…

REN Building in Shanghai

Designed by Copenhagen based group of architects, BIG, the REN Building is expected to be a recognizable landmark for the 2010 World Expo in Shangai, China. As you can see in the image, the building is shaped by two buildings…

Lam Tara Towers in Dubai

The Lam Tara Towers will be located directly opposite the Burj Dubai. This twin tower stands at heights of 360 metres and 320 metres and will mix the use of office space and 405 luxury apartments. The towers will be…

iT House by Linda Taalman and Alan Koch

Located on the California high desert, the iT House is designed by a pair of Los Angeles-based architects, Linda Taalman and Alan Koch. It’s built on 1,100 square foot area and comes with open section concept so it can be…

Iris Bay by Atkins

Designed by WS Atkins & Partners and Developed by Sheth Estate International, the Iris Bay is a commercial tower located on the Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. The 32-storey tower will be 170m high with total floor area of 36,000 m2.…

The COR Building by Chad Oppenhein

The $40 million COR Building is expected to be completed in 2009. Located in Miami, this green building will host mixed-use residential (113 units), office space (20,100 square feet), and commercial space (5,400 square feet). A new high rise is…