Frankfurt, Germany-based photographer Maik Lipp (aka usrdck) has traveled the world, taking some truly stunning images of architecture from each visited city. From New York and Barcelona to Singapore and Hong Kong, Lipp has managed to capture the architectural essence of each city in black and white, from various…Continue
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Architects and designers have been attempting to bring more of nature into the urban setting due to the ever growing push for sustainable and green living. Designed by WOHA architects, the Park Royal in Singapore is currently located in a business district, and flanked by Hong Lim Park and various apartment complexes.
The 12-story-tall hotel will feature six sky…Continue
The Helix Bridge is the winning proposal for Singapore's international design competition which beat out 36 other selected designs. This pedestrian bridge stretches across the head of the Singapore river and connects the city's new Bayfront district and its Central Business District. A collaborative project between architecture firms Cox Architects and Architecture 61, the design was…
Above-ground swimming pools have been the latest hot trend, and this one by Guz Architects knocks it out of the park! It almost looks like a modern moat, perfectly designed to house small sharks. Not only would it be amazing to look at, it would add an extra layer of security.
Located in Singapore, the Tangga House is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house, with a stair and entry area forming the focal point of…
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Designed by architecture firm Grant Associates, Bay South is set to become Singapore’s largest garden project when it opens in 2011.
The project’s most striking feature is its super-tall tree structures, which function as towering vertical gardens that collect rainwater and solar energy to sustain the garden. The supertrees will range from 100-180 feet (30-55 meters) in height and will be…
Designed by London-based architecture firm Benoy, ION Orchard will be Singapore's most premium shopping strip when completed at the end of 2008. Media architecture will wrap around its entire facade to showcase the mall's retail brands, as well as serve as a fluid canvas for multimedia art and live telecasts of events held within the complex, such as runway shows and…
Designed by Singapore-based Design Act, this digital cloud skyscraper was a finalist in a competition to design Singapore's pavilion for the World Expo 2010. Entitled “My Dream, Our Vision”, the project is constructed from 3866 cubes of varying opacity that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Singapore as an efficient, dynamic, cosmopolitan, and forward-looking nation. Embodying "xin" (or "new"), visitors are encouraged by music to post their dreams… Continue
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