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‘Misery maisonettes’ no more: has Hull’s Bransholme estate turned a corner?

In the 1980s and 90s, Bransholme earned a reputation for damp, vandalism and crime – but as it turns 50, Hull’s largest estate is fighting the stereotypes

Amsterdam’s Architectures of Hospitality

A visual research project into the sudden transformations in the spatial consumption of tourists, refugees and a city's other guests

BIG Unveils Yin And Yang-Shaped Panda Habitat

The new Panda House is scheduled to open in 2018, just in time for the arrival of the two giant Pandas from Chengdu in China ...

Roskilde Festival Folk High School by MVRDV/COBE breaks ground

Roskilde Festival Folk High School and housing are at the next stage of development as the project begins its construction

Ivanhoe Grammar Senior Years & Science Centre / McBride Charles Ryan

The brief for this new school building included a variety of general learning areas, provision for the senior year teachers and a science centre

Las Pozas: Surreal sculptures hidden in the Mexican jungle

Walking among the concrete structures sprawled throughout the steamy La Huasteca rainforest, there is a sense that you've stepped into an Escher painting ...

Everything You Need to Know about Homeowner’s Association Rehabilitation Projects

The name might sound fancy and formal, but a homeowner’s association, or HOA for short, is simply an establishment that governs an area ...

A new green eco-friendly home in Malaysia

Times have changed. There's something important we should know and that's the need to make the world a better place

The new Vendsyssel Theatre, designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, opens to...

The 4,200 m2 theatre and culture building is designed as a dynamic and multifunctional complex that includes a Music hall, Black Box, Rehearsal hall ...

One Architect Is Revolutionizing How We Preserve Iconic Architecture

David Romero implements 3-D visualization techniques to revive destroyed Frank Lloyd Wright buildings

5 Surprising Ways Buildings Can Improve Our Health

The latest trends in green design go far beyond energy and water efficiency to improve our daily lives.

A Pavilion Between Trees / Branch Studio Architects

When presented with the opportunity to design this small addition to an existing residence, it was exciting to discover a number of established and significant ...

Constructed Views: 1000 Windows

Filmmaker Daniel Thissen’s captivating tour of the high rise residential buildings of Lima, Peru, with a soundtrack from Jesper Frederiksen

Why New York’s architecture creates wind tunnels

"The wind tunnel effect in New York City is basically a situation where air is being converged into a very small space and that leads to stronger winds"

A river of rubbish: the ugly secret threatening China’s most beautiful...

An ‘international tourism destination of peerless beauty’ say the slogans hanging in the streets of Guilin, but one of the scenic city’s rivers has recently ...

Vietnam’s architectural gems are disappearing

Once an architectural gem emblematic of Vietnam’s era as a French colony, the Tax Trade Center with its iconic Art Deco facade is now mostly rubble.

Marly House / Karawitz architects

On a tree-lined street in Marly-le-Roi a community very close to Paris where high fences traditionally isolate each house and its garden, there is a house

When we thought mental illness could be cured with architecture

When the Government Hospital for the Insane opened in Anacostia in 1855, the asylum’s supervising physician, Charles Nichols, predicted that 50 percent ...

Calling for an Architecture That Connects Us to Our Bodies

Common\Edge started an email correspondence with Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros a couple of months ago, that began with a complaint about the diminishing spatial abilities of young architects.

For architects, Trump’s wall reveals as much as it promises to...

Walls that divide one country, or one ideology, from another are like that. We think of them as being pinned along an edge by necessity