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Office Exterior Design 2017: Current Trends & Ideas

The latest trends in modern office design reflect the society we live in, with office designers and architects looking to incorporate new design technologies to give the office exterior a fresh and contemporary look with added functionality. In this post, …

Japanese Architects rally against Zaha Hadid

Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki and a group of others including Toyo Ito, Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma and Riken Yamamoto have joined together to officially oppose the design of Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Olympic Stadium.

Ultra Flex Wooden Rugs

German designer Elisa Strozyk has created a series of wooden rugs that can bend, drape and crumble to imitate real fabric.

Horse-shoe shaped hotel in China

Beijing-based architecture firm, MAD, have released images of its Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort at Taihu Lake in China.

Not-so-subtle retail advertising

In contrast to the trend of simplified, cryptic, Helvetica-fronted shop facades of recent times, this bicycle shop in Germany has decided to be a bit more blunt and literal.

The race to the top continues!

The Abu Dhabi Group today announced it will be building the world’s newest tallest tower (a Burj-Beater, the Burj Khalifa is currently the world’s tallest tower at 828m) in Karachi, Pakistan. The tower is part of a $45 billion investment …

85,000 new hotel rooms planned for Qatar by 2022

For all you football fans worried about securing accommodation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, do not fear! Qatar Tourism, the official government body, has outlined a $65 billion (USD) investment programme dedicated to the country’s tourism infrastructure …

Lunar Building designed by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners have unveiled designs for a lunar building to be constructed out of materials already present on the moon. The building is also to be constructed using 3D printers operated by robots.

World’s Coolest Nationalities

CNN Travel has listed its Top 14 Coolest Nations. Turkey, Botswana, and Mongolia have all made the list, but have you?