Design and Trends

ZHA conquers the world with innovative buildings

  Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) works non-stop. The studio of the architect of Iraqi origin is contemplating the construction of towers that depart from all schemes in different parts of the world. The most recent news is about a 35-floor

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Living in a bubble now is possible

  When the firm Nice Architects presented their prototype for the Ecocapsule eco-homes at the 2015 Lexus Design Award, everyone thought it was a good and creative idea, but nothing more. However, the Slovak company has recently announced that

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International Museum of the Baroque: Japanese design in the heart of Puebla

  Opened in 2016, the International Museum of the Baroque is a building designed by the Japanese firm Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects. The striking 19.52-meter-high piece elevates 2 meters above the original ground, which makes it

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Concrete with graphene: the holy grail of architecture

  One of the greatest desires of all architects -both in the old age and nowadays- is for their pieces to last over time. To achieve that goal, said pieces must be made of materials that are resistant to the influence of the seasons and, of

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Smart boulevards and self-sustaining cities

  Pavegen is a company based in London that hopes to turn kinetic energy into the source of energy in various cities. With that in mind, they have designed smart pedestrian walkways that generate reusable energy that is strong enough to feed

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Homes built just like LEGO? Yes, it is already possible

  We have all built complete cities with LEGO blocks at some point in our lives. Huge skyscrapers, homes full of color and endless possibilities were in our hands thanks to the famous Danish toy brand. Well, the French start-up Brikawood has

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Architecture with boxes

  Traditional constructions of continuous and clean lines are leading the way for new types of architecture. Always thinking about offering the best housing solutions, broaden perspectives and optimize spaces, here are the top 3 most

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4 Alternatives to the hegemony of AutoCAD

  There is no doubt that AutoCAD is the main software when it comes to drawing a blueprint in the computer, but new tools have already come to the forefront to make the work of architects, designers, and engineers much easier. Competing

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5 reasons for recessed lighting to become the secret ingredient

  The essential ingredient for any high-quality culinary work, with less risks and a better presentation, is good illumination that allows to prepare the dishes with the utmost precision. However, since not everything comes to

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The top 5 of the Olympus of architecture: The A+ Awards

The award that elevates the best architectural works of the year to the same category of Gods just opened the registration process for nominations. This program hopes to encourage the design and the creation of works of the highest quality with

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