Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands. Built in 1593 under the orders of William the I of Orange, its original purpose was to control the only road between Germany and the city of Groningen, controlled by the Spaniards during the time of the Eighty Years' War.
Located in Portland, Oregon, the Fennell residence, is one truly unique floating house. Designed by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz, this extraordinary house evokes the poetry of the ripples and contours of a river. (photos by Cameron Neilson)
In a nation devastated by war, the wealth of its cultural background and the spirit of its peoples are embodied here. Matteo Cainer Architects proposal for the construction of the Afghan museum celebrates the richness of Afghanistan’s cultural heritage and the
Using modern materials and solutions, Catalan architect David Closes restored the beautiful convent of Saint Francesc, located in the Catalan town of Santpedor. Originally built between 1721 and 1729 by Franciscan priests, the church was neglected for centuries,
Origami is the art of folding paper, but what would you call the art of folding and unfolding paper? German artist Simon Schubert transforms paper into architectural masterpieces by folding a simple piece of paper to shape the creases, then unfolding it to reveal
Has anyone told you lately you got your head in the clouds? How about living in one? Architecture studio McBride Charles Ryan took on the challenge and came up with this "heavenly" approach for a double-fronted Edwardian house in Fitzroy North.
The design of the new Swiss Embassy in Yaoundé pays tribute to its renewed presence in the Cameroon and a respect for the uniqueness of the site. The resulting proposal is an elegant ensemble that encapsulates the identity and self-image of the Swiss people and
Located in the city of Huainan, An Hui Province, this Piano House is an example of how music and architecture can merge into an exquisite piece of art, whose functionality is only surpassed by its beauty.
The competition entry presented by Matteo Cainer Architects for the Museum Santiago Ydáez in Spain arises as a conceptual jazz improvisation, expressing the relationship between the work of the artists, the site and the building program. The intersection of the