Results: 52

'Design was crucial to our storytelling': how a ...

Brand story

Simon Keane-Cowell

16.05.2022

The design process revealed! Find out how a local architect and a creative hotelier, together with bathroom-fittings experts HEWI, fashioned a destination that's a shining example of how it's done.

'You shouldn't socially engineer outdoor space too ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

27.04.2022

Christina Seilern of Studio Seilern Architects discusses giving outdoor public spaces multiple characters: 'People will use it the way they want to.' Watch the video to learn more…

Making a splash: waterside properties with their own pool

James Wormald

25.04.2022

These waterside vacation properties bring the tranquillity of their natural surroundings right up to the back doorstep, for a relaxing, outdoor atmosphere that can be enjoyed from the comfort of home.

Nine projects with sunken living zones

James Wormald

21.04.2022

By surrounding users with the comforting permanence of the ground, these six projects from across the world create intimate sunken living spaces that hold us in a supportive embrace.

Seven projects that use 3D visualisation to give the full ...

James Wormald

14.04.2022

With natural lighting, surfaces and adaptable physics, 3D visualisation uses realism, real-time rendering and VR technology to help clients see plans for real in a virtual world.

Water in public-space architecture

Peter Smisek

23.03.2022

Water, whether river, lake or pool, not only adds playful potential to public-space architecture, it also offers numerous other aesthetic, practical and environmental benefits.

Square deal: new public space design

Alun Lennon

23.03.2022

Public squares remain a symbol of our human need to communally congregate but have also evolved into multifunctional hubs that are more than just places for people to gather.

Build a career with DAAily jobs

James Wormald

17.03.2022

As part of the world’s biggest online network for creatives, DAAily jobs helps talented professionals find their dream job, and world-famous firms find fresh minds.

​​‘Everybody has a right to see the stars’: Daan ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

07.03.2022

Daan Roosegaarde of Studio Roosegaarde discusses connecting with our environment by removing design: ‘I realised we have this amazing light performance in the sky – the stars – but we don’t see them anymore.’ Watch the video to learn

What is biophilic design, and can it save the planet?

James Wormald

01.03.2022

The practice of biophilic design – using plants and green space to improve health and wellbeing – is an important tool, but can it solve the environmental crisis too?

Six reasons to build a beautiful balcony

James Wormald

22.02.2022

Balconies provide residents with great views while literally and figuratively looking down on the neighbours, but they also offer numerous other advantages.

The rise and fall of consumerist architecture: ten modern ...

James Wormald

16.02.2022

As the online marketplace takes a stranglehold on bricks and mortar retail, these are the destination super retail structures tempting consumers back to market.

Nine micro-living examples of how to live with less space

James Wormald

01.02.2022

If innovative architecture and design can expand our quality of life, even in smaller living spaces, what else can it do for us? Here are nine examples that show what’s possible.

A light in the dark: six reasons to fill outdoor spaces with ...

James Wormald

27.01.2022

With our increasingly 24-hour lifestyles, exterior environments with the right type and level of light are a growing necessity in home, commercial and public spaces.

‘New architecture should be the extension of a certain ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

20.01.2022

Thomas Spranger of Max Dudler discusses how a project’s architectural language is inspired by its environment: ‘From the very start, we think in terms of materials.’

‘I’d be delighted if people copy us’: Mark Fenwick on ...

Simon Keane-Cowell

17.01.2022

Mark Fenwick of Fenwick Iribarren discusses the legacy of the firm’s moveable Stadium 974 in Doha for the World Cup 2022, ‘It’s this idea to basically get rid of white elephants.’ Watch the video to learn more…

Architonic's most-viewed projects of 2021: Hospitality ...

James Wormald

14.01.2022

This eclectic list of Architonic's most-clicked new hotels, restaurants, bars, and public spaces of 2021 prove design-lovers interest in travel hasn't waned over the past year.

Getting high: Gaggenau x 130 William by Sir David Adjaye

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.04.2021

When it comes to built-in kitchen appliances, German firm Gaggenau has always set the highest of standards – and in the case of Sir David Adjaye’s 130 William tower in Manhattan, quite literally, too.

Box clever: Heinze ArchitekTOUR

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.03.2021

With topics ranging from community building through cultural perception to architects as business developers, the Heinze ArchitekTOUR’s ‘Out of the Box’ series identifies new approaches and new role models for how we will live tomorrow.

Digital dialogue: Heinze ArchitekTOUR

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.03.2021

To advance visionary concepts, the right people need to be in the room, so Heinze has invited emerging talents as well as established industry experts to join the ArchitekTOUR supporting programme.

On ArchitekTOUR: Heinze

Brand story

Julia Hauch

30.03.2021

From 19 April to 14 May, the industry will come together virtually for the Heinze ArchitekTOUR – a digital space for exploring ideas about how we will live and work in the future.

Gimme shelter: BURRI

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

22.03.2021

With its advanced disabled access, modular format and digital functionality, Swiss firm BURRI’s smart HSI® ONE bus shelter is just what architects and urban planners have been waiting for.

Parklife: new green recreational spaces

Peter Smisek

17.03.2021

Parks have always provided urban dwellers with a respite from city stress, but now, as we begin to emerge from extended periods of lockdown, the puristic pleasure they offer becomes more inviting than ever.

Time Machine: Enscape

Brand story

James Wormald

11.03.2021

Enscape has created a plug-in that allows adjustments to architectural designs to be immediately visible – game-changing, time-saving, real-time rendering.

The all-clear: Orama Minimal Frames

Brand story

Emma Moore

23.02.2021

In order to meet the ambitious design goals and exacting standards of its prestige project in Dubai, architectural firm KPF turned to ORAMA MINIMAL FRAMES, with its extraordinary, innovative aluminium-frame solutions.

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS

Simon Keane-Cowell

12.02.2021

'I'm in favour of privatising public space,' says Patrik Schumacher of Zaha Hadid Architects. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Public service: BURRI

Brand story

Gerrit Terstiege

12.02.2021

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: David Chipperfield’s landmark new Kunsthaus extension in Zurich has an equally imposing new public artwork, created by Swiss contemporary artist Pipilotti Rist. Find out how BURRI public elements, together with numerous

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: OMA

Simon Keane-Cowell

11.02.2021

'People are the best insurance against anything bad you might associate with a public space,' explains Jason Long of OMA. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: MVRDV

Simon Keane-Cowell

10.02.2021

'Public elements need to be incorporated into the concept and the budget from the start,' argues Gideon Maasland, director at MVRDV. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: GRIMSHAW ARCHITECTS

Simon Keane-Cowell

09.02.2021

'The spaces between buildings are more important to a city than the buildings themselves,' argues Neill McClements, partner at Grimshaw Architects. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

11 Rules for Creating Vibrant Public Spaces

ArchDaily

09.02.2021

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: Real-world case studies you need to know for the spaces that glue us together.

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS

Simon Keane-Cowell

08.02.2021

Watch Grimshaw Architects, MVRDV, OMA and Zaha Hadid Architects!

15-minute city

ArchDaily

08.02.2021

PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN WEEK: Creating a pedestrian-friendly utopia through the design of 15-minute cities.

The paths to enlightenment: lighting design for landscape ...

Peter Smisek

23.09.2020

Lighting design not only shapes interior spaces, it can also be deployed to lend form and narrative to external, architectural landscapes.

Lady of the lamp: in conversation with Ulrike Brandi

Alun Lennon

23.09.2020

Ulrike Brandi, founder of the eponymous lighting-design consultancy, discusses the relation between light and architecture – and where she sees it heading.

There’s something in the bushes: Enea

Brand story

Julia Hauch

27.08.2020

Landscape artists ENEA have been celebrating the beauty of nature for over 25 years, bringing their holistic approach to bear on green spaces not only in their native Switzerland, but all around the world.

Social Inequality, As Seen From The Sky

ArchDaily

19.08.2020

With his dramatic aerial images, photographer Johnny Miller brings into sharp focus the invisible lines which divide some urban communities – lines that are sometimes harder to recognise at ground level. Text by Romullo Baratto | Translated by

Linea Light Group – Industrial & Urban Lighting

Linea Light Group

16.06.2020

Linea Light Group presents an entire dedicated line, contained in a single brand: i-LèD Industrial

Whatever floats your boat: BoConcept x URBAN RIGGER®

Brand story

Dominic Lutyens

05.05.2020

URBAN RIGGER®'s floating residential buildings were designed in cooperation with the Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to alleviate the housing shortage in the city and provide accommodation for over 70 students.

Things are looking up: roof gardens

Peter Smisek

01.04.2020

In an increasingly urbanised world, the issue of how to create green spaces in any meaningful way is a pressing one for planners and architects. The renaissance of the roof garden might be one answer.

I'm coming out: 5 top terraces

Jaime Heather Schwartz

07.08.2019

Where architecture meets nature, the terrace is the perfect creative ground for some outdoor action. Bring your drink.

Free for all: new public spaces

Peter Smisek

05.02.2019

Whether it’s extra elbow room or a place to rub shoulders you’re looking for, new architect-designed public spaces give city dwellers a chance to choose their own adventure.

Thirst quenchers: 5 refreshing waterfront projects

Jaime Heather Schwartz

05.02.2019

A round-up of recent waterfront projects offering locals and visitors sites for leisure and lively social interaction prove water really is one of the elixirs of life.

The new naturists: cities go greener

Peter Smisek

18.06.2018

Urban greening projects are breathing new life into global cities by opening up public access to previously underused civic spaces.

São Paulo: Entwerfen in einer Stadt der Gegensätze (Teil ...

MODULØR

24.05.2017

(Article available in German only) Die Architektur in São Paulo befindet sich in einem komplexen Spannungsfeld, welches durch das exponentielle Wachstum und das enorme Tempo seiner ständigen Verwandlung geprägt ist. Das daraus resultierende

Brasília: Eine Stadt in Bewegung (Teil II)

MODULØR

16.05.2017

(Article available in German only) Das öffentliche Leben in Brasília ist trotz des urbanen Reissbrettcharakters bunt. Es gibt erstmalig eine Brasília-Generation. Menschen die in der neuen, auf Piloten gebauten Stadt geboren wurden, sich mit ihr

Designing Detroit: How Motown rediscovered its Mojo

Shonquis Moreno

17.05.2016

Long the poster boy for industrial collapse and urban decay, Detroit is back on its feet, using design as one of the main drivers of its new self-imagining.

Creating an Urban Splash

Dominic Lutyens

29.07.2014

Architects of urban projects are increasingly in thrall to water, believing it benefits them in a number of ways — from the aesthetic to the psychological. In one sense, when reflected in water, buildings look larger and more imposing. Yet

Field of Dreams: greening the urban landscape

Dominic Lutyens

16.08.2013

Increased urban congestion. Climate change and sustainability. Urban regeneration. The reasons for the burgeoning movement in highly considered, integrated green spaces in towns and cities around the globe are as manifold as the forms they take.

Points in Space: (Contemporary) exercises in inscribing the ...

Valentina Ciuffi

04.06.2013

Small works of architecture – from Canada, US and Mexico, to Norway, Chile and Sicily – are appearing across the planet on the basis of new design practices and attitudes. Journalist Valentina Ciuffi explores.

Park life: the evolving approach to designing urban public ...

Alyn Griffiths

10.05.2012

It could be argued that the pinnacle of urban landscape architecture was reached in seventeenth century France and the French formal gardens or in Britain's philantrophic Victorian public parks in the ninenteenth century. Contemporary urban

A Railroad Runs Through It

David Sokol

28.05.2010

When Manhattan's High Line – a disused section of freight railtrack turned magical stretch of urban park – opened in 2009, New Yorkers took to the sky. But the innovative conversion of the former train corridor by James Corner Field Operations