Category: Arhitecture

Bamboo screen fronts minimal home on Mexico’s west coast by Zozaya Arquitectos

This holiday home in Mexican beach town Zihuatanejo was designed by Zozaya Arquitectos to step down a steep slope towards the Pacific Ocean. Casa Z sits high above the small town, which is a popular tourist destination on Mexico’s Pacific coast due to its warm climate and expansive beaches. “The main concept of the project was to […]

Curving terraces surround Villa Mosca Bianca by Design Haus Liberty

Design Haus Liberty has built a lake house in Italy with a series of living spaces connected to rounded terraces that extend out like petals from a flower. The studio, led by architect and Dezeen Awards judge for 2018 Dara Huang, designed Villa Mosca Bianca as a holiday home for a retired couple who wanted a place where they could host family […]

Zaha Hadid’s air-conditioned Al Wakrah Stadium in Qatar hosts its first match

The Al Wakrah Stadium, designed by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, has an openable roof and a seating-bowl cooling system to allow football to be played all-year round. One of eight venues that will host games during the FIFA World Cup 2022, the 40,000-seat stadium was designed by Hadid before she passed away. It has been built so […]

Mork-Ulnes designs Ridge House to endure wildfires in northern California’s wine country

Mork-Ulnes Architects has joined three concrete volumes to form this Sonoma County guesthouse overlooking forested hills recently devastated by fire. Designed for a family of five, the Ridge House is located on an 18-acre (7.2-hectare) property with a main residence. Mork-Ulnes Architects – which has offices in San Francisco and Oslo, Norway – was charged with creating a guest dwelling and swimming pool […]

Shortlist revealed for AHEAD Americas 2019 hospitality awards

The 2019 edition of the AHEAD Americas awards celebrates design-focused hotels completed in North and South America between November 2017 – December 2018. Submitted projects have been arranged into 13 categories, which acknowledge everything from the best resort hotel to the most striking guest rooms. The Eliza Jane hotel, which sits inside an old warehouse, is on […]

Jagged roof tops Jennifer Bonner’s Haus Gables in Atlanta

American architect Jennifer Bonner has topped this slender white house in Atlanta with an asymmetrical roofline to make the most of the space on its tight plot. Bonner, who runs architecture studio MALL, completed the three-storey Haus Gables in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighbourhood. It sits on a 24-­foot­ (7.3-metre) wide plot with a breadth of […]