The Flatiron Building, originally the Fuller Building, is a triangular steel-framed landmarked building located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper.
Abandoned Battleship Island, Japan housed what it should have with obscenely crowded apartments like this. Now, entire island is abandoned & restricted to the public. These derelict sky-scraping ghettos fall without an ear to hear them.
House NA, Sou Fukimoto Architects, Tokyo. An exploration of proportions and space which challenges the traditional concepts of rooms. This house tends to define rooms by change in floor or ceiling height rather than walls and doors.
Leading architects are "turning the focus back on bamboo." Bamboo architects: a new movement led by architects Kengo Kuma, Shigeru Ban and Vo Trong Nghia is putting bamboo construction back in the spotlight.