From floor to ceiling, Google’s Bay View campus breaks new ground for sustainability while defying the typical office aesthetic Source: Google’s New Bjarke Ingels– and Thomas Heatherwick–Designed HQ Shows the Future of Office Spaces | Architectural Digest
The Google Bay View Campus has opened. Architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Heatherwick Studio have worked with Google’s own design and engineering teams for the new Silicon Valley campus, the first major campus the company has developed itself.Spanning a vast 42 acres and located next to Nasa’s Ames Research Center, the campus encompasses 1.1 million […]
Momentum of Light “Simply a stunning publication, from the exquisite photographs and rich collaboration between the authors (a photographer and architect) to the inspired use of design and impressive production values. It’s an uplifting and immersive experience to make your way through this book, which explores the interplay between natural sunlight, vernacular architecture and everyday […]
Nicknamed the Jenga Tower by New Yorkers for its irregular protruding shape, five years into its own experimenti in vertical living, 56 Leonard Street seems like a comparatively successful combination of far-out urban fantasy and pragmatic machine-a-habiter.
With the help of the TV star, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund unveils a spectacular campus by MASS Design Group dedicated to education and conservation Source: Inside Ellen DeGeneres’s Mission to Aid Gorilla Conservation | Architectural Digest
The Spanish architects José Selgas and Lucía Cano are known for using curved surfaces, bright colors, and high-tech materials to create attention-getting buildings. But they also know that the less you build, the less carbon will be emitted into the atmosphere, reducing buildings’ contribution to global warming. And that means that renovating, as opposed to […]
Because most of Kéré’s completed buildings are far from the well-trodden pathways of mass tourism, few people have seen them apart from their users, local residents, or architecture aficionados who’ve traveled great distances expressly to visit them. Happily, among the latter is Iwan Baan, the Dutch architectural photographer who is renowned for his uncanny ability […]
The Pritzker Prize-winning architect Francis Kéré uses local materials and an eye for traditional practices to push the global boundaries of sustainability. Source: Pritzker Winner Francis Kéré Pushes Architecture’s Green Future – Bloomberg