The Future of Urban Living: Shimizu Mega City Pyramid

The Extreem Engineering series from Discovery Channel showing of the Japanese Corporation, Shimizu, dreaming about the future of urban living: The Mega City in Pyramid, what a sophisticated structure and technology. The pyramid is 3000-foot-tall (914 meters) and built from…

Glass House by Tonic Design

This unique glass house was designed by Tonic Design with modern architecture style: glass and steel. According to the project descriptions, this house is built upon the steel frame of the previous home and provides open perches as well as…

The Phare Tower by Morphosis

Back in November 2006, Morphosis was selected to design the Phare Tower in Paris, France. The tower now still in schematic design phase and the construction scheduled to be completed in 2012. The tower is believed to become the keystone…

National Grand Theater of China, Beijing

Designed by Paul Andreu Architect, the National Grand Theater of China was reported opens on Tuesday. The project located in Beijing with area of 149,500 m2. According to the project description, this theater is composed by an opera, a concert…

Shanghai World Financial Center is on Schedule

Expected to be completed in spring of 2008, the construction of Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC) was reported on schedule. Named as the next tallest building in China, the SWFC has 102-storey with 492m-tall total, 300 rooms, and 377300 meter…

Minature of Japanese Architecture

As mentioned by weblog.housing.com, the picture above was called as _gin and tonic bus stop_ that made by Lee Brackett, a designer based in Nevada City. He has 5 years experiences of working with a Kyoto temple carpenter. From the…