Sunflower House by Cadaval & Solà-Morales

Cadaval & Solà-Morales, an architecture studio based in both Spain and Mexico, presents the Sunflower House. Located on a cliff-side overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the stunning two-storey residence boasts a contemporary exterior design, highlighting white cubes of space all-through the futuristic home. At the interior, dark furniture complement the expansive white walls and panoramic glass view of the … Read more

The Italian Alps Villa by Camillo Botticini Architect

Built in between trompia valley and sabbia valley in Northern Italy, Camillo Botticini Architect’s latest project – the ‘Alps Villa’ has been designed to capture different sides of the mountainous landscape. The exterior of the home has been made with a combination of oxidized copper and accoya wood, while at the interior, the home is kept minimal, with resin floors lining and a … Read more

Star Trek-Inspired NetDragon Headquarters in China

Lui Deijan, founder of Chinese game development company NetDragon, happens to be a huge fan of Star-Trek, and he has just commissioned the company’s recently completed headquarters, which was designed to look like the famed USS Enterprise of Star Trek. The 260-meter-length office structure took four years to complete, costing 600 million yuan (nearly $97 million USD), with TV network CBS sanctioning the rights for the Chinese company to model their office after the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E. Captured by drone, the architectural structure which pays homage to the popular sci-fi franchise is officially the only licensed star trek building in the world.

Source: designboom

Timber Guest Houses in Ukrainian Forest by YOD Design Lab

Located in the Poltava region of Ukraine, YOD Design Lab had recently completed these individual guest houses built amid a pine forest, in just two months. Each unit has been constructed using a light metal frame that weights only 2,200 kilograms together with the remainder of the structure. The rooms sit atop timber decks that allow the structures … Read more

Zgharta House by platau

Zgharta, Lebanon, welcomes this beautiful structure created by platau. The house spans 400 sq. m. and it sits atop a Mediterranean olive grove. Boasting unobstructed views of the simple agrarian setting, the mountains and plains, two L-shaped horizontal levels comprise the house, with the lower level housing bedrooms and bathrooms, while the upper level features the main living … Read more

Carla Ridge Residence by McClean Design

Located in the Trousdale neighborhood, the Carla Ridge Residence is a 24,424-square-foot contemporary home with a spectacular view of Beverley Hills. The luxurious two-storey residence has all the amenities anyone could ask for, which includes a 12-seat screening room, interior courtyard, billiard room, cigar lounge, gym, steam room, and a two-storey waterfall. The upper level features 12-ft … Read more

Dubai To Build ‘Aladdin City’

Inspired by tales of Aladdin and Sindbad, Dubai has announced a new building project called ‘Aladdin City,’ which will kick off next year. Aladdin City will cover an area of 4,000 hectares, and it will comprise of several residential and commercial buildings, as well as hotels, and it will be connected to the Metro Green line. The tallest of the … Read more

Montee Karp Residence by Patrick Tighe Architecture

Patrick Tighe Architecture faced challenges with renovating a post-and-beam home on a severe hillside, but the eventual result was the transformation of the Montee Karp Residence into a bright and airy house in Malibu, California, with amazing views of Santa Monica Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The 2200 sq. ft. residence was renovated and updated for modern times, with … Read more

World’s Largest Performing Arts Center Opens in Taiwan

Mecanoo-designed National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, has officially opened in Taiwan, setting the record for the world’s largest performing arts center with five state-of-the-art spaces under one roof spanning 141,000 square meters. The massive structure also known as Weiwuying, took 15 years to build and is Taiwan’s most significant cultural investment in a generation with … Read more