Five of the best houses in Colorado

This roundup of homes in Colorado is next up in our series celebrating residential architecture across the US, and includes a renovated chalet in Aspen and a cluster of rugged cabins built by graduate students. Outward Bound cabins by University of Colorado graduate students Architecture students from the University of Colorado Denver have built a series of dwellings…


claudio beltrame wins l’arca international’s luxury bleisure hotel competition

l’arca international has awarded architect claudio beltrame’s ‘bleisure’ entry as winner of the luxury hotel competition.the project – in collaboration with luca beltrame, gabriele pascutti and erika kosuta – proposes a contemporary high-rise structure situated within an urban context. the building consists of multiple layers which each cater towards a different function and service dedicated…


SkB architects combine cafe and showroom for la marzocco in seattle, washington

SkB architects have merged cafe and showroom for italian-based espresso machine manufacturer la marzocco. the store which is located in seattle, washington, draws upon the company’s florentine factory in florence, which the studio visited in search for visual references. vintage expresso machines and a series of drawings of traditional bars were found within their research which…

Aerial view photo shows tourists visiting on the glass-bottom bridge at Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon on August 20, 2016 in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province of China. (Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

World’s tallest and longest glass bridge opens in China

A 430-metre-long glass bridge has been constructed across a deep canyon in China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Designed by architect Haim Dotan, the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is believed to be the world’s longest and tallest glass pedestrian bridge. Glass panels are set into its walkway, giving visitors vertigo-inducing views and photo opportunities of the canyon below. Steel beams…