Fitted like a jigsaw

A series of new townhouses has been designed to integrate with the surrounding landscape and to respect each home's privacy and access to sun and light Read more

Vision of things to come

Vertical living is not a new phenomenon, but the face of apartment dwelling is changing Read more

Singing the blues

Four shades of blue glass give this tower a pixelated appearance. The leaning, cantilevered facades overcome building limitations and provide differentiation from surrounding structures Read more

Design with a twist

To separate and animate the public and private workspaces in the Swissnex Shanghai office, the designer introduced twisted resin strips in corporate red and white Read more

Cultural landmark

Set on raised ground among agricultural plains, the Edcouch-Elsa Fine Arts Center represents a coming together of local Tex-Mexican tradition and bold modernism Read more

Capital venture

Not all offices are created equal, but by focusing on good design you can make an investment in your staff and clients, and in some cases, the environment as well Read more

River's edge

The new Flow apartment and housing project boasts the form and feeling appropriate to a development on the banks of the Brisbane River Read more

In my neighbourhood

Clever design techniques, including a bright colour scheme and a central roadway, promote a sense of community in this Housing New Zealand development Read more

Winds of change

With three large turbines and tapered buildings designed to funnel the wind, the new Bahrain World Trade Center is expected to meet up to 15% of its electricity needs Read more

Digital age

Artificial intelligence is hard-wired into this apartment building in Dubai Read more

Workers unite

A key design driver for this new distribution centre and company head office was the need to unify all departments under one roof one business, one focus, one staff Read more


Recognising the need for greater sustainable development, cities are planning creatively in order to manage continuing growth Read more





Latest books

Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C

Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star establ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/2

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the... Read more