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.

Posted by Lara Lopes

Epic Mystical Bridges Around the World

Who knew bridges could be so admirable and inspiring? Most of these architectural structures are just basic paths we go through every day without giving much attention to, but there are absolutely stunning bridges to be found around the globe. In the images below you will see ancient and beautiful bridges that seem like a perfect movie scenario. With different shapes, surroundings and designs, these bridges show meticulously created constructions that go way beyond basic functional engineering. These, in general, stand out for an almost organic intervention, fitting in so well with their environment. Besides nobly fulfilling their role of allowing people from one […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Total opposites: Tallest Skyscraper to unique groundscraper

Typically designers and architects design new constructions to be the tallest, such as the tallest skyscraper in the world, which is what architects and designers in Azerbaijan are planning. However over in China, architects and designers have chosen a totally different approach for a new hotel and theme park, as they are building a groundscraper that goes down underground. These two projects are as total opposites as you can get when designing, planning and constructing. [Image Courtesy of Avesta] Construction of the Azerbaijan Tower is set to begin in 2015 and the architects have designed it to stand one kilometer […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

The fairy-tale house that took 26 years to build

There are dream homes and then there are fairy-tale homes that look as though they have come straight from a child’s story book. While many people have an idea of what they want their dream home to look like, not that many actually go ahead and make it themselves. Usually they hire an architect and builders, however, a man from Indiana in the US didn’t just build his dream home, he built a fairy-tale dream home over 26 years. [Image Courtesy of Inhabitat] Chris Martin started work on his dream home in the late 80s and he used only equipment […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Living in the S-House is like living inside a goldfish bowl

Tokyo is well-known for its many quirky, unique and unusual designs for homes, however, there is one from the Japanese architect Yuusuke Karasawa that stands out above the rest, the S-House. This is thanks to the fact that the whole façade of the home has been made from glass. It would almost be like living inside a square goldfish bowl where anyone and everyone walking past can peer inside. [Image Courtesy of Yuusuke Karasawa Architects] The home was completed this year and is situated close to the Omiya train station in Tokyo. The house rises up in a plot of […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Zaha Hadid to create first large scale project in wood, the Sleuk Rith Institute

When you think of projects undertaken by Zaha Hadid you immediately think about flowing structures that have been designed in materials such as concrete. However, the Iraqi-British architect has recently revealed a new project and it is to be the first large scale project in wood. The office of Hadid released renders of the Sleuk Rith Institute in Cambodia and if the building lives up to the renders it is looking like it could be among the best work from the architect yet. [Image Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects] The Sleuk Rith Institute will be home to the Cambodian non-governmental […]

Posted by Allison Blackburn

Riverside 66 has a stunning 350m curved glass façade

Architects Kohn Pedersen Fox have huge plans for the redevelopment of Tianjin river banks in China with the Riverside 66 mega-structure which features a curved glass façade of 350 meters. [Image Courtesy of Kohn Pederson Fox] The Riverside 66 will be among the longest single structures in the region and there is no doubt that it will be very impressive. The building is 350 meters from end to end, with the curved glass façade spanning along one side of the length of the building. Designers used twenty two concrete ribs of seven storeys high and more than 10,000 glass panels […]