Beyond Storage: Shelving Systems as Design Elements

Beyond Storage: Shelving Systems as Design Elements S-House Renovation / ALTS DESIGN OFFICE. Image © Kenta Kawamura Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989363/beyond-storage-shelving-systems-as-design-elements Shelves have a clear function: to organize, store and display. This simple, yet vital role has made them a must in every household, keeping the place neat and tidy … Read more

Materials and Construction Techniques of Brazilian Indigenous Peoples as a Future for Architecture

Materials and Construction Techniques of Brazilian Indigenous Peoples as a Future for Architecture Courtesy of Escola da Cidade and Povo Kamayurá Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988783/materials-and-construction-techniques-of-brazilian-indigenous-peoples-as-a-future-for-architecture “We should admit nature as an immense multitude of forms, including each part of us, who are part of everything,” says Ailton Krenak, renowned indigenous … Read more

Repurposing Existing Buildings into Residential Projects by Innovating with Materials

Repurposing Existing Buildings into Residential Projects by Innovating with Materials © Rory Gardiner Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988744/re-purposing-existing-buildings-into-residential-projects-by-innovating-with-materials Considering the time, energy, and environmental impact of a construction process, architecture must explore different methodologies that work with the existing built environment. For example: how to give life to a forgotten building? … Read more

Modernist Hydraulic Tiles: One of Barcelona’s Great Treasures

Modernist Hydraulic Tiles: One of Barcelona’s Great Treasures Ca na Vanessa / Atzur Arquitectura . Image © Luis Díaz Díaz Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988587/modernist-hydraulic-tiles-one-of-barcelonas-great-treasures Reflecting on what the materials of the future will be like, we will talk about a material that is booming in Barcelona and which perhaps leads … Read more

The Incredible Architecture of Bees

The Incredible Architecture of Bees © Dr. Tim Heard, Sugarbag Bees (www.sugarbag.net) Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/946778/the-incredible-architecture-of-bees Bees are perhaps the insects that most arouse our fascination and curiosity. With the exception of Antarctica, they are found on all continents, in all habitats that contain insect-pollinated flowering plants. Representations of humans … Read more

Maximum Flexibility: The Possibilities of Vertically Folding Operable Walls

Maximum Flexibility: The Possibilities of Vertically Folding Operable Walls Skyfold Classic. Image Courtesy of Skyfold Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988491/maximum-flexibility-the-possibilities-of-vertically-folding-operable-walls As a response to this rapidly changing world, flexibility has become a top priority in contemporary interior design. That explains, for example, the growing demand for spacious and multifunctional spaces over … Read more

Blending Wellness with Architectural Design

Blending Wellness with Architectural Design Courtesy of Jacuzzi® Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988480/blending-wellness-with-architectural-design These days, wellness is a commonly-used word in design and other areas, but what does it truly mean? According to the National Wellness Institute, the concept is defined as “an active process through which people become aware of, … Read more

The Shower Versus Bath Debate

The Shower Versus Bath Debate Courtesy of Rexa Design Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987863/the-shower-versus-bath-debate Achieving the perfect bathroom design and layout for each user comes with a lot of very detailed decision-making. One example is the shower versus bath debate, which includes valid arguments in favor of each option, and no … Read more

The Future of Architecture: Imagining a World Where Buildings are Constructed from Living Materials

The Future of Architecture: Imagining a World Where Buildings are Constructed from Living Materials To Grow a Building / Jerusalem Design Week 2022. Image © Dor Kedmi Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987459/the-future-of-architecture-imagining-a-world-where-buildings-are-constructed-from-living-materials Can you imagine a world in which the built environment around us is 3D printed from living materials? That … Read more

From Bio Materials to Load-Bearing Structures: Fungi, Algae and Tree Forks

From Bio Materials to Load-Bearing Structures: Fungi, Algae and Tree Forks Courtesy of Blast Studio Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987455/from-bio-materials-to-load-bearing-structures-fungi-algae-and-tree-forks As researcher, designer and MIT professor Caitlin Mueller once said, “The greatest value you can give to a material is to give it a load-bearing role in a structure.” Load-bearing components … Read more