Illuminated River – Huge Art Project to Light London’s Bridges

A massive design competition to spectacularly light up a slew of London’s bridges has narrowed its entrants down to a final six eye-catching concepts.

The Illuminated River art project tasked designers with creating concepts for a £20 million light installation, spanning 17 bridges between London’s Albert Bridge and Tower Bridge.

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Modern Japanese Architects You Should Know About

There’s something very special about Japanese art. We find that almost every type of art coming from the Land of the Rising Sun has a different vibe – intriguing and unique. From manga drawings to interior design and architecture, Japanese artists never fail to impress us. Every year, Japanese architects are the ones scooping the majority of awards in architecture, so we thought we’d present you with some of the top names you should definitely know if you love architecture.

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Inspirational architecture

Inspirational Architecture: How to Grow Your Own House

These days, we’re all looking for more eco-friendly ways of doing things so that we can make better use of the Earth’s resources and save energy. It’s true that every little helps, so recycling those milk cartons and remembering to switch off that phone charger are steps in the right direction. But with the bigger picture in mind, one forward-thinking designer has developed some inspirational architecture that could change the future of housing forever.

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Ten Buildings You Won’t Believe Are Real

10 Buildings You Won’t Believe Are Real

Everything is possible in architecture… well, almost everything. The fusion of architecture and design can turn something ordinary into something extraordinary. Buildings are the manifestation of an architect’s imagination; from gravity-defying structures, chaotic exteriors, minimalist interiors and extravagant layouts.

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Top 5 Architectural Gems to Look Forward to in 2016

Building highlights of 2016

Here is our roundup of buildings getting their finishing touches this year. Previously, we looked at the future trends of architecture and how social media has impacted the way we think about and build structures. In this post we look to the more immediate future, to the buildings we can expect to see completed in 2016, including a sloped pyramid in New York and an art museum set in the caves of an artificial island in China.

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The Future of Architecture: 2016 and Beyond

“What is now proved was once only imagined” – William Blake

Building can be a thrilling experience and, with the new year recently upon us, it is time to look to the future of architecture and imagine what the buildings of tomorrow will look like. The average person spends up to 90% of their day indoors, which means interior architecture has a significant impact on how we experience the world. In this blog, we will look at some of the factors influencing changes in architecture, as well as trends we can expect to see in the future.

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