JUL

Big entrance – with the world’s largest swinging doors

Three-storey house in Antwerp with the world’s largest swinging doors

Photograph: Luc Roymans

This relatively small three-storey house in Antwerp offers us one superlative: the garden is brought inside via the world’s largest swinging doors.

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JUN

Acrophobes beware: Glass-bottomed bridge in China

Glass-bottomed bridge in China by Israeli architect Haim Dotan A fear of heights is really no advantage to anyone who wants to cross this spectacular bridge, which was to open in China’s Zhangjiajie National Park this June.

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JUN

Mororó House by Studio mk27

Mororó House by Studio mk27

Photograph: Fernando Guerra

This dwelling came about in a dense pine wood, about 180 km away from São Paulo.

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JUN

Models made easy: Arckit by Damien Murtagh

Arckit by Damien Murtagh

Lego inspired the development of this new aid for architects that will save cumbersome tinkering and gluing when constructing models.

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JUN

Whimsical: »The House for Essex« by FAT & Grayson Perry

The House for Essex by FAT & Grayson Perry

Photograph: Jack Hobhouse

Completion of »The House for Essex« gave rise to much anticipation. When the day finally dawned the building commissioned by philosopher and critic Alain de Botton as part of his Living Architecture Programme turned out to be a fairytale-like holiday home.

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