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

Khmaladze Architects have created a filling station fit for Mars or the set of Back to the Future. Their Fuel Station + McDonalds in Batumi, Georgia is a white, faceted building that also contains recreational spaces and a reflective pool. 

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Khmaladze Architects have created a filling station fit for Mars or the set of Back to the Future. Their Fuel Station + McDonalds in Batumi, Georgia is a white, faceted building that also contains recreational spaces and a reflective pool. 

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L’angolino by GENETO is a self-built Italian restaurant. Read more. 

L’angolino by GENETO is a self-built Italian restaurant. Read more

The Eemhuis Cultural Center is composed of three stacked volumes that cantilever over the main complex. Like a gleaming crown, the cantilevered beams are clad in shimmering metallic panels.
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The Eemhuis Cultural Center is composed of three stacked volumes that cantilever over the main complex. Like a gleaming crown, the cantilevered beams are clad in shimmering metallic panels.

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Writer’s Shed by Weston Surman & Deane Architecture is conceived as a haven within the city. Read more. 

Writer’s Shed by Weston Surman & Deane Architecture is conceived as a haven within the city. Read more

This Architizer Award winner is enveloped within a glacier-formed river in Reykjavik. Read more. 

This Architizer Award winner is enveloped within a glacier-formed river in Reykjavik. Read more

“Our client wanted the approach to the house to be an experience, and it is,” Sang says. Read more.

“Our client wanted the approach to the house to be an experience, and it is,” Sang says. Read more.