The mountainous neighborhood of El Jonuco outside Monterrey, Mexico, provides its affluent residents with 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks and valley below. Read more.  The mountainous neighborhood of El Jonuco outside Monterrey, Mexico, provides its affluent residents with 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks and valley below. Read more. 

The mountainous neighborhood of El Jonuco outside Monterrey, Mexico, provides its affluent residents with 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks and valley below. Read more

The Social Condenser by Blank Studio. Read more.  The Social Condenser by Blank Studio. Read more. 

The Social Condenser by Blank Studio. Read more

Åre Solbringen by Waldemarson Berglund, Åre, Sweden. Read more. 

Åre Solbringen by Waldemarson Berglund, Åre, Sweden. Read more

10 Facts About the Kingdom Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World. Read more. 

10 Facts About the Kingdom Tower, the Soon-To-Be Tallest Building in the World. Read more

This floating writer’s studio hangs from a canopy amidst the Swiss Alps. Read more.   

This floating writer’s studio hangs from a canopy amidst the Swiss Alps. Read more.   

Located in Coslada, a recently redeveloped industrial town close to Madrid, the project is born of the arrangement of different building uses at different heights: underground parking, street-level offices and commercial units, a raised public space, and residences above. Read more. 

Located in Coslada, a recently redeveloped industrial town close to Madrid, the project is born of the arrangement of different building uses at different heights: underground parking, street-level offices and commercial units, a raised public space, and residences above. Read more

Red planes fold like metal origami, revealing the entrance to the Nestle chocolate museum. The white, accentuated edges of each polygon create a graphic contrast to the brightness of the building. Read more. 

Red planes fold like metal origami, revealing the entrance to the Nestle chocolate museum. The white, accentuated edges of each polygon create a graphic contrast to the brightness of the building. Read more

Vintage ABC does a piece on Australian modernism and it could not be more perfect!

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Facets! There is little need for classic geometry — each piece can be designed and constructed individually, as can all primary, secondary and tertiary structures, and the connections between elements. Our favorite is Seattle’s Library. Read more.

Facets! There is little need for classic geometry — each piece can be designed and constructed individually, as can all primary, secondary and tertiary structures, and the connections between elements. Our favorite is Seattle’s Library. Read more.

Paul Rudolph helped to pioneer American modernism: delicate, wood beach homes in Florida. Read more. 

Paul Rudolph helped to pioneer American modernism: delicate, wood beach homes in Florida. Read more

Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on a lagoon in the heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach by addressing the community’s social and physical needs in view of the impact of climate change and a rapidly urbanizing African context.

Read more. Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on a lagoon in the heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach by addressing the community’s social and physical needs in view of the impact of climate change and a rapidly urbanizing African context.

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Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on a lagoon in the heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach by addressing the community’s social and physical needs in view of the impact of climate change and a rapidly urbanizing African context.

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From the slope of an ice-covered mountain overlooking the sleepy town, another structure cuts through the topography that appears decidedly more protected and sturdy: the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

From the slope of an ice-covered mountain overlooking the sleepy town, another structure cuts through the topography that appears decidedly more protected and sturdy: the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

Cut off by a railway and a highway on both sides, this skatepark’s terrain is inspired by restriction and release. Read more here. 

Cut off by a railway and a highway on both sides, this skatepark’s terrain is inspired by restriction and release. Read more here

Árborg by PK Arkitektar. Read more here. 

Árborg by PK Arkitektar. Read more here

Gasp! by Room 11 Architects. Read more.  Gasp! by Room 11 Architects. Read more. 

Gasp! by Room 11 Architects. Read more