Read “Dig it!” a Book on Architecture Embedded in Earth

Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for an architecture lover or just for a new architecture book for yourself, one publication makes for great reading. Titled Dig It! Building Bound to the Ground, the book explores the inventive designs of architecture embedded in the earth. The work, published by Taschen, includes 1,390 pages of […]

Q+A: ‘Dig It!’ Co-Author Bjarne Mastenbroek on Why Architects Should Build With the Earth | Architect Magazine

The nearly 1,400-page survey, by Mastenbroek and photographer Iwan Baan, focuses on projects “connected to the rest of the ecosystem we have.” A decade ago, Bjarne Mastenbroek, founder and director of the Amsterdam-based firm SeARCH, and Dutch architectural photographer Iwan Baan began work on a study of architecture built in relationship with the Earth’s crust. […]

2022 Works of Wonder: Ca’n Terra | Architectural Digest

Ca’n Terra by Ensamble Studio in Menorca, Spain Husband-and-wife architects Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa, of Madrid- and Boston-based Ensamble Studio, have taken adaptive reuse to new heights—and depths. Their Ca’n Terra (“House Belonging to the Earth” in Catalan) carves a residence out of and into an abandoned 19th-century sandstone mine on the Mediterranean island […]

Luma Arles is a towering achievement for Frank Gehry | Financial Times

The new arts centre in the south of France unites Roman ruins, Van Gogh’s art and 21st-century technology You can’t see Frank Gehry’s new building from the Old Town area of Arles, a dense, walled network of Roman streets and medieval alleys. It seems odd, then, that this glinting, twisting tower, which caused controversy from […]