The art of building

From his home in a converted 450-tonne car ferry, innovative architect Bjarke Ingels talks about the forces that underpin his work. Read more

San Francisco row house remodel opens up a loft-style living area

Minimalist rooftop living in San Francisco; remodel with open-plan living area, large deck, sleek contemporary kitchen for serious cooks Read more

Best office in the world

State-of-the art workplace B:Hive by BVN and Jasmax takes out top architecture award Read more

Secret code

To reduce its visual bulk, the plan for the Binary Wood House is based on coding building blocks of 0's and 1's – but you don't need to be a computer nerd to appreciate the result Read more

Changing points of view

Triangular shapes give this canoe base and hangar a dynamic form which changes in appearance depending on where it's viewed from Read more

Ready to fly

Conveniently located next to the international and domestic terminals, the brand new 200-room Novotel Christchurch Airport is now open to guests Read more

Technicolor Drip

Artist Jen Stark creates a visually striking mural on a parking building. Watch video of the process Read more

Going with the flow

Passengers at the Zaha Hadid-designed Beijing Daxing International Airport are guided intuitively towards the light-filled courtyard at the centre of its radiating form Read more

Concrete composition

Three large angled masses of exposed concrete close off the house from the street – but it's a different story on the other side. Take a tour of this sculptured home Read more

What's in ... and what's out?

The No Footprint House is exactly that – a home with no fixed line between inside and outside. Watch how the house is transformed Read more

Telling stories

With formality no longer flavour of the day, Bates Smart approaches the design of hospitality venues as an art in subtle curation and engagement  Read more

How long does a bathroom renovation take?

Just 1.48 minutes in this time-lapse video of a complete transformation – from ripping out existing walls to completion of a beautiful brand new master ensuite. Watch what's involved Read more