MAR

Crumpled: Frank Gehry’s Paper Bag

Photo: Andrew Worssam

Photo: Andrew Worssam

This building has created its share of confusion in the Australian metropolis. On top of that, it has been the subject of mockery, as in one interpretation of the structure as a termite hill.

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FEB

Real gem: Design for a luxury hotel in China

Design for a luxury hotel in China

Rendering: NL Architects

Will this project ever be realized? It is entirely possible, for the larger-than-life amethyst is meant to give an unmistakable face to an entire hotel chain.

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FEB

Villa R: House with perspective

Villa R in Aarhus by C.F. Møller ArchitectsThis single-family dwelling, located on the edge of a forest in the Danish city of Aarhus, has a spectacular view.

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FEB

Heijmans ONE – A house in one day

Heijmans ONEThis project by the Dutch company Heijmans solves two problems at once: the housing shortage affecting singles in particular in larger cities, and the bleakness of urban wastelands.

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FEB

Icy pleasures – in Sweden’s Icehotel

Icehotel in Sweden

Photo: Icehotel

Every year – this year for the 25th time – a special hotel opens in the tiny village of Jukkasjärvi, located in the far north of Sweden. This hotel has attained cult status.

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