Houses in Kuwait interlock around sunken stone courtyard

Houses in Kuwait interlock around sunken stone courtyard

A courtyard lined in pale Omani stone and with a fountain and trees sits at the centre of a pair of houses in Kuwait City by Studio Toggle. Designed for two brothers and their separate families, House in Mishref was conceived as two interlocking houses stacked atop...
Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari wins the Jane Drew Prize 2020

Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari wins the Jane Drew Prize 2020

Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan’s first female architect, has been awarded the Jane Drew Prize 2020 for raising the profile of women in architecture. Aged 79, Lari has continued to dedicate her life to architecture since closing her practice in 2000, advising UNESCO and...
Mountain house in Poland has glazed cut between gables

Mountain house in Poland has glazed cut between gables

A glazed cut through a barn-style gabled house set into a hill in rural Poland by Kropka Studio has views of its mountain surroundings. Set into a gently sloping site in the Beskid Ślaski mountain range, the project is called House in the Mountains. The long, thin...
2019 was record-breaking year for supertall skyscrapers

2019 was record-breaking year for supertall skyscrapers

A record 26 towers over 300 metres were completed in 2019 according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, while there was a drop in the number of 200-metre-tall buildings completed. Of the 26 new supertall towers the 530-metre-high Tianjin CTF Finance...