Hong Kong architect James Law has an unusual solution for the city’s affordable housing shortage: Converted old water pipes.
The overhaul brought in a modular display wall, perforated metal staircase, and playful rear courtyard.
The whole structure was built in just three months.
This new cafe in Chengdu, China, has all of 2017’s design trends in one place.
The installation for Beijing Design Week blends personal and public space to encourage interaction between locals and visitors.
Vector Architects has created another enchanting property, this time by converting an old sugar mill in the mountainous region of Yangshuo County, China.
There are five distinct spaces within, all of which are decorated in vibrant hues, patterns, and shapes.
The high-design martial arts space is defined by Hadid’s architecture.
Developed by Beijing-based supplier and manufacturer CCRC, it uses a system of sensors to guide itself along road markings instead of on a track or attached to a cable.
Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV has unveiled a massive library with out-of-this world glowing, undulating interiors in the Binhai district in Tianjin, China.
The East Taiheng Glasswalk offers a safe thrill and a great view up until the end.
The Beijing home is a modern take on the traditional Chinese hutong.
Does these buildings look like a landscape painting? They were inspired by peaks, valleys, and river stones.
For this sleek apartment in Shanghai, bookshelves line much of the walls, making the entire home feel like a study.
The compact wooden-framed structures look like enormous birdhouses, or something Muji might cook up for temporary accommodations.
The incredible two-year virtual construction project was led by a 22-year old aspiring architect and covers a grid of 100 million blocks.
ART—developed by a rail company in the central Chinese city of Zhuzhou, CRRC—can reach speeds of up to 43 miles per hour and accommodates up to 500 riders.
Or the lost collaboration of Antoni Gaudí and M.C. Escher. Just what is going here?
For years, the land near Huainan, China, was mined for coal, generating electricity and air pollution. But today, the mining lands are home to a new energy-producing operation: The world’s largest floating solar farm.
These animations show how the country went from having just three metro systems to over 40 in the last 30 years.
The same air-obsessed Dutch designer who brought a giant smog-sucking tower to Beijing is now designing smaller, more personal smog-sucking devices: Bikes.
Concrete residential architecture soars to new heights in this renovation completed by Beijing-based Vector Architects.
The concrete program appears to have been carved from a hilly site and is arranged around mature trees found there.
The chapel comprises a wraparound entrance formed by dark gray brick walls arranged like a hedge maze, which leads visitors through the program until they reach the white cube.
Designed as a tranquil getaway for couples, the structure is raised high up into the treetops, appearing to float right in their midst.
In newly released photographs, French lensmith Julien Lanoo captures the beauty and versatility of bamboo as it was explored in the inaugural bamboo biennial in 2016.
A new study surveying over 9,000 people in nine countries finds out where the dream of homeownership is alive for millennials, and where it is deferred.
Though largely inspired by vernacular architecture, the building incorporates modern techniques like a prefab steel skeleton, allowing the interior to be open and column-free.
For environmental reasons. No, seriously.
Rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and protrude into the courtyard at varying angles that optimize light and space, both inside and outside.
The view from every room is different and the roof of one space easily becomes a balcony adjacent to another space.