Katsufumi Kubota | Hiroshima

M-Clinic - Hiroshima, Japan - Katsufumi Kubota - Ultra thin slabs and clear glas give the M-Clinic by Japanese architect Katsufumi Kubota a very clean and abstract look.

The Optical Glass House a two-storey-high transparent façade of 6,000 specially made pure-glass blocks. The glass wall effectively deflects sound from the enclosed tree-filled courtyard to obtain privacy and tranquility within the bustling city . Borosilicate, the raw material for optical glass, was employed in the glass casting to produce glass of extremely high transparency. Natural light filters through the crafted crystalline bricks to create shimmering patterns across the interior…

a façade of pure-glass blocks: Optical Glass House by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP (Hiroshima, Japan)

Alejandro Aravena + ELEMENTAL centro angelini . santiago de chile

Image 10 of 16 from gallery of Nouvel, Gehry and Elemental Among 15 Shortlisted for “Design of the Year Innovation Center UC – Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena

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10 BOOK Furniture Design Pieces Every Bookworm Should Have

Luxury Villa Mahina in Kawau Island, New Zealand. The dream house “Mahina” (means moon) was designed by “Weber Consulting” and as its name suggests, has the form of a crescent.

Chicago Architecture and Design - Hardcover Book

Chicago Architecture and Design - Hardcover Book

By Jay Pridmore and George A. with principal photography by Hedrich Blessing This book chronicles Chicago's architectural tradition from the nineteenth through the early twenty-first century:

Platform of Arts and Creativity / Pitágoras Arquitectos

Platform of Arts and Creativity, Guimarães, 2012 by Pitágoras Arquitectos architecture Portugal


Stazione Mediopadana, Reggio Emilia, Italy by Santiago Calatrava. vertical, extending and receding to create a wave-like effect. the shadows one panel has upon the one beside it