Located in the slopes of Mexico's Los Picachos highlands is Casa Etérea, a serene off-grid home that combines aesthetics with sustainable design. The mirrored façade of the building allows it to disappear into the terrain, creating the impression that the structure was “birthed from the mountain itself.” Interestingly, the creator of this work is not a licensed architect and nor are his six collaborators.
British designer Es Devlin is behind the United Kingdom’s pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020.
Vilnius Railway Station in Lithuania is getting a dramatic redesign by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)
If you’re a fan of history, art, and architecture, Florence, Italy, is an absolute must-see! From the Cattedrale de Santa Maria del Fiore and the iconic dome of Florence to the art-packed Uffizi Gallery, this city will keep you inspired with tons of interesting finds. Plus, if you are having trouble making sense of all the best sights, the latest My Modern Met infographic will help you plan your itinerary.
Chinese studio MAD Architects is known for its ambitious cultural projects featuring sculptural forms inspired by nature.
The Russia Pavilion in the Mobility District at Dubai Expo 2020 is sure to catch your attention.
Stunning “Infinity Room” Building With Glass Elevators Lets Visitors Feel Like They’re Levitating in NYC
The recently opened SUMMIT One Vanderbilt provides New Yorkers and tourists with multiple levels of fantastical views and immersive digital installations—all elevated with 25,000 square feet of mirrored surfaces. Kenzo Digital’s Air is a permanent installation in the space that includes outdoor elevators that transport visitors to the highest elevation of the tower, a Snøhetta-designed lounge, and more. This seemingly vertigo-inducing experience is unlike any other in the city.
The Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam is a highly anticipated project by Netherlands-based architecture firm MVRDV.
A proposal by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) is reimagining the airport experience.
After the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, in-progress construction work was paused and building deadlines extended. Now as we close out 2021, we can appreciate the architecture that finally made it to opening day. It’s time to reflect on some of the most inspirational and thoughtful projects of the year. Some of the projects on this list are perfect representations of our hopes for the future.
In the historic city center of Prague, a famed cultural monument is undergoing a modern transformation.
Located on the waters of Hua Hin’s Khao Tao Reservoir in Thailand, there is a hotel made up of five...