If you think buildings are boring then prepare to be proven wrong. Read up on the latest architecture news here and be amazed. From man made islands to unique housing designs, Interesting Engineering has you covered for news on the most impressive and unique structures in the world.
We have been treated to some renders of the new Istanbul Airport in Turkey that is set to replace the Ataturk Airport. It will become one of the busiest airports around the world and feature the biggest terminal that is under a single roof of any airport. [Image Courtesy of Grimshaw Architects] The new airport has been designed by Grimshaw Architects, who have plenty of experience in designing airports. They are the architects that were behind the Fulton Centre transit hub located in New York. This is known for the spectacular kaleidoscope skylight dome, which is 53 feet in diameter and […]
We featured the Uvogel house (the name is a combination of UFO and Vogel – bird in German) in our recent article on the most unique and unusual small homes. Designed by Peter Jungmann, the 45 square meter house is found in the Austrian Alps and is available to rent all year round. But, looking from the outside you struggle to imagine that such a small house can offer much comfort and space. That’s until you take a look inside. Its multi-functional design means you have a dining area, a kitchen unit, a nice and cozy window seat, separate bedroom area for parents and kids, […]
In July of this year MAD Architects were appointed to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, aka the LMNA, and now we have been treated to the first design renders. They show the building blurring the line between the landscape that surrounds the building and the building itself. The architects designed it to explore the relationship between the urban environment and nature. [Image Courtesy of MAD Architects] The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is going to be located in Chicago in the USA and this is not the first museum that has been designed by MAD Architects. They also worked on […]
Today space is limited when it comes to building new homes, not to mention, expensive. Along with this some people don’t want to live in a conventional brick and mortar property of traditional size and shape, they want something unique. So here we have picked out our top 10 most unique and unusual small homes. 1. The Hemloft [Image Courtesy of Joel Allen] The Hemloft was designed by Joel Allen from Canada and he chose to build a tree house shaped like an egg. He situated the HemLoft in woods close to Whistler, British Columbia, however we cannot reveal the […]
If you don’t have a lot of space then you have to make the most of what you have. An apartment in Paris offers little by way of space, but thanks to innovative design and planning it actually does offer quite a lot. The room in the apartment manages to pack in all the facilities you would expect from a full sized apartment despite the fact that it is just 8 square meters. This space saving apartment gives a lot from a little. [Image Courtesy of Fabienne Delayfray] Kitoko Studio transformed what was once the room of a maid […]
Anyone who lives near areas that are prone to flooding live in fear when the rain starts to come down day after day and the river starts to rise. Baca Architects decided to do something about this and they have come up with a very innovative solution, the amphibious floating house. This is a house that has been designed to float on water and once the water has subsided, the house gently floats back down. [Image Courtesy of Baca Architects] The architects chose to call the house Formosa and they located it 10 metres from the River Thames in the […]