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Architecture

Austrian building looks like its namesake – a loaf of bread

It's not every day that an architectural firm gets to design a building that closely represents a company's end product. But that's exactly what Austrian firm Coop Himmleb(l)au did with the design of a new building appropriately titled "House of Bread" (or "Haus des Brotes" in German) for international baking brand Backaldrin.Read More

London's growing up

The rise of London's skyline shows no sign of abating, with a total of 436 tall buildings now planned or under construction according to a new report. The number of buildings over 20 stories high in the pipeline has increased from 263 last year and 230 the year before, with housing a major driving force.Read More

Stunning Ancient Party Barn blends old with new

Situated near Folkestone, Kent, within one of England's designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ancient Party Barn is a barn conversion that stands out from the many others which dot the British countryside. Liddicoat & Goldhill mixed old and new, playful and practical, industrial machinery and residential comfort, to produce a stunning luxury home that remains sympathetic to its history and the surrounding landscape.Read More

New tower for Bangkok comes tied in a ribbon

A new skyscraper in Bangkok, Thailand, is wrapped in a spiralling pixelated ribbon that gives the sense of the building being unfinished, a little like the frayed top of the Shard in London. The MahaNakhon is the Thai capital's tallest tower at 314 m (1,030 ft), boasting luxury residences and a sky bar.Read More

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