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The Unveiling of The BIG LEGO® House

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 6, 2013
Danish design firm BIG finally unveils its highly anticipated LEGO House. The dream come true of every kid and kidult who grew up with the popular building block (unless you count this as well), the 7,600-square-meter building stands 30 meters tall a...

Tom Ford’s New Mexico Ranch by Tadao Ando

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 3, 2013
The eminently stylish Tom Ford has built himself quite a fashion empire and it seems he has done quite the same with property as well. In addition to homes in London, Paris, and Los Angeles, Ford also owns this stunning ranch in New Mexico. Designed...

Inside the Homes of Star Designers

DesignComments ⋅ May 23, 2013
NOWNESS is busy working on a series that gives us a rare glimpse into the homes of different star designers and architects including Australian designer Marc Newson and German artist Rolf Sachs. In this particular installment of the video series, we...

Will Sky City in China Become the World’s Tallest Building?

DesignComments ⋅ May 21, 2013
Though originally reported as being possibly completed over a course of just 90 days, it seems as if Sky City will finally break ground next month. Plans for the world’s tallest building have been circulating for a while now, with developers at...

Red Bull Music Academy New York INABA

DesignComments ⋅ May 14, 2013
INABA, the design firm founded by Jeffrey Inaba, was contracted by the Red Bull Music Academy to take four floors of a vacant New York building in its Chelsea neighborhood and turn it into the ideal learning space. The firm used curved walls to divid...

home 09 by i29 interior architects

DesignComments ⋅ May 2, 2013
With sustainable homes becoming the trend in a society increasingly concerned with environmental conservation, Dutch firm i29 interior architects has executed a beautiful project that exists in the balance of form and function. Comfortably situated i...

Updated Plans Released for Apple Campus in Cupertino

DesignComments ⋅ May 2, 2013
Following recent news of a ballooning budget thanks to the late Steve Jobs’ “sky-high requirements for fit and finish,” the city of Cupertino has released updated plans for the much talked-about Apple campus of the future. Designed...

Nordahl Grieg High School by Link Arkitektur

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 28, 2013
Located in Hordaland County municipality in Norway is the Nordahl Grieg high school by Norwegian architectural firm Link Arkitektur. This unique high school boasts a clean and contemporary design that is dominated by glass, giving the structure an op...

St. Pancras Chambers Penthouse Apartment by TG-Studio

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2013
Interior architecture firm TG-Studio has outdone itself with a beautiful renovation of a penthouse within England’s famed St. Pancras Chambers. The building itself dates back to 1873 and as such retains a beautiful Neo-Renaissance-style façade...

Andy Warhol’s NYC Townhouse is Up for Sale

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2013
Originally purchased by the pop art icon for a mere $60,000 USD back in 1959, Andy Warhol’s former New York City townhouse is currently up for sale. Located on Lexington Avenue in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood of the Big Apple’s Upper Ea...

Cassell Street House by b.e. Architecture

DesignComments ⋅ Apr 3, 2013
The Cassell Street House has been described as “unapologetically contemporary,” and when we consider its clean, minimalist lines and use of material, this tag seems the most apt of any. Developed by Melbourne-based b.e. Architecture, the...

La Trobe University Institute for Molecular Science by Lyons Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 29, 2013
La Trobe University in Melbourne gets a makeover with the delivery of a new science building by Lyons Architects. The La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) was created by the Australia-based firm and is the latest innovative campus addition...

Thailand’s Bearbrick-Inspired Bear House

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2013
Inspired by the their Bearbricks’ massive display cabinet, a Thailand couple has conceived of an entire home to showcase their enormous collection of the toy bears. Aptly dubbed the “Bear House” and created by architecture firm Onio...

East London House by David Mikhail Architects

DesignComments ⋅ Mar 17, 2013
For its newest project, London-based David Mikhail Architects presents a renovation of a preserved Georgian-style home in East London. The project, called the East London House, extends, excavates and extensively remodels the private home, with a spe...

The Edgeland House by Bercy Chen Architecture

DesignComments ⋅ Feb 21, 2013
Designed by Bercy Chen Architecture and located in Austin, Texas is the Edgeland House. Referencing the native pit houses of North America’s earliest inhabitants, the Edgeland House features a semi-subterranean design that improves thermal effi...