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Ivanhoe House / KUD

Located in the Inner suburb of Ivanhoe, sits a seemingly calm, unassuming modern suburban home in its moat of Australian granetic sand The post ...

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Vietnam’s architectural gems are disappearing

Once an architectural gem emblematic of Vietnam’s era as a French colony, the Tax Trade Center with its iconic Art Deco facade is now mostly rubble. ...

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Marly House / Karawitz architects

On a tree-lined street in Marly-le-Roi a community very close to Paris where high fences traditionally isolate each house and its garden, there is a ...

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When we thought mental illness could be cured with architecture

When the Government Hospital for the Insane opened in Anacostia in 1855, the asylum’s supervising physician, Charles Nichols, predicted that 50 ...

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Calling for an Architecture That Connects Us to Our Bodies

Common\Edge started an email correspondence with Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros a couple of months ago, that began with a complaint about the diminishing ...

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For architects, Trump’s wall reveals as much as it promises to close ...

Walls that divide one country, or one ideology, from another are like that. We think of them as being pinned along an edge by necessity The post For ...

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3 Must-Have Additions To A Summer Holiday Home

More and more people are choosing to invest in foreign real estate and buy themselves a holiday home for their summer trips The post 3 Must-Have ...

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Basic Tips For Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Home

As a homeowner, you will want to do everything in your power to make your home as valuable and as comfortable as humanely possible The post Basic ...

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Wang Shu – Architecture is a Job for God

"Architecture is not just an object that you place in the environment," Wang Shu explains in this interview with Louisiana Channel The post Wang Shu ...

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A Secret, Little Glass Home in the Heart of New York

On a quiet block in the East 50s in Manhattan, set between a music school and a prewar apartment building, sits a discreet, Modernist marvel... The ...

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Finally, Boston architecture gets its act together

Boston may finally be getting a dose of good architecture. It’s coming from an unlikely source: a luxury residential developer The post Finally, ...

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5 Home Improvement Projects That Require Scaffolding to Complete

There are many jobs at home that can be completed using a ladder but there are many other projects you will not want to undertake because a ladder ...

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Conversion of the Former Hospital of Meursault / JUNG Architectures & ...

This former Hospital is a showpiece of Meursault’s rich architectural heritage The post Conversion of the Former Hospital of Meursault / JUNG ...

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Welcome to Yiwu: China’s testing ground for a multicultural city

Unlike Guangzhou’s African community – who have faced prejudice and hostility – Yiwu’s foreign residents enjoy an ‘unusual freedom of worship’ The ...

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Brutalism’s Rise And Fall, As Told Through The Architecture Of Paris

A new map of Paris’s iconic Brutalist buildings charts the city’s uneasy relationship with the style. The post Brutalism’s Rise And Fall, As Told ...

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Toronto – Waterfront of dreams

Newcomer Will Fleissig wants to build a “21st-century city” and redefine how the GTA approaches Lake Ontario. It’s a big dream. Will it float? The ...

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Classical architecture makes us happy. So why not build more of it?

The key to a happy life, it’s been discovered, is living near to Georgian architecture and a Waitrose ... The post Classical architecture makes us ...

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Centrexpo Cogeco Drummondville / CCM2 architects Bilodeau Baril ...

The Centrexpo Cogeco Drummondville expresses the avant-gardist side of Drummondville by showcasing an actual and contemporary image The post ...

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Vikings Stadium: Reflector of Light, Murderer of Birds

The Minnesota Vikings' new football stadium is a beautiful example of contemporary architecture ... unless you are a bird The post Vikings Stadium: ...

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Nowness presents – In Residence: Yves Béhar

A visit with Yves Behar, the Swiss-born designer and entrepreneur at his impeccable home in San Francisco The post Nowness presents – In Residence: ...