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Student Participant Wins Chance of A Lifetime In New York

Student Participant Wins Chance of A Lifetime In New York

Architecture competitions are about so much more than the prize fund. And while participants will tell you that the money is nice, it’s the challenge and the experiences that can add so much to your career.

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Traditional Latvian Wooden Architecture

Traditional Latvian Wooden Architecture

Timber has been used in architecture and construction for thousands of years, yet very few ancient buildings that utilise the material still stand today. The prefabricated timber buildings were easy to construct and easy to deconstruct, making rebuilds and redesigns common.

Latvia’s traditional timber architecture may not still exist in the numbers it once did, but it still inspires many of the architectures styles utilised across the country.

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Inconspicuous Yet Effective Bird Observatories

Inconspicuous Yet Effective Bird Observatories

Bird observatories need not be grand or extravagant in their design. In fact the most inconspicuous an observatory the better. Subtle structures like these, that blend in with their natural surroundings, are often the best for nature lovers to get up close and personal with the wildlife.

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Modern Communal Living Spaces

Modern Communal Living Spaces

Co-working offices are commonplace these days, and now co-living spaces are the latest trend in millennial living. Creating spaces with shared facilities, architects can help to create communities as well as affordable housing in some of the world’s most expensive cities.

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Shipping Containers As Art

Shipping Containers As Art

The very practical nature of construction and shipping containers lends itself well to affordable architecture. The durable and versatile intermodal containers make great building blocks for structures, both permanent and temporary. However, the containers have also been widely used to create incredible pieces of artwork, providing a blank canvas of almost any size in any location.

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