World's longest glass-bottomed suspension bridge has an intentional wobble
Photo: Getty Images/Visual China Group
A deliberate sway is designed to unnerve visitors to this 488-metre-long bridge in China's Hebei province, which has an entirely glazed walkway so they can also admire the 218-metre drop.
engineers build the world’s tallest ice tower in china
Photo: yi guan
an international team of dutch and chinese students and professors have realized the world’s tallest ice tower after two years of preparation. the flamenco ice tower is a record-breaking, 100-foot high tower made of ice
The Renovation of Louis Kahn's Yale University Art Center: A Significant Moment for Architectural Preservation
Photo: Elizabeth Felicella
It was Kahn’s first major commission and he was determined to make an idealistic statement. Indeed one could argue that that was the essence of modernism—to create singular works of art...
Bradesco Foundation Osasco High School by Shieh Arquitetos Associates
Photo: Nigel Young
When Brazilian bank Bradesco vacated a charmless 1970s office block in the Greater São Paulo city of Osasco, few imagined the building would go on to enjoy a second life as an innovative new high school. Nonetheless, this was...
Baja California. An ongoing residential project in the CuatroCuatros vineyards
Photo: Adlai Pulido
Rocha + Carrillo are curating a residential project where clients get to choose a plot, a budget and a renowned architect to design their cabin, on the beautiful landscape of Ensenada, Mexico.
Physical by Panorama: 2017 Best of Year Winner for Fitness
Photo: NG Siu Fung
Olivia Newton-John’s pop anthem “Physical” from 1981 filled founder Horace Pan’s head as he brainstormed the rebranding of a gym of the same name, and the result, the first mainland Chinese...
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