by Jerry Elengical Oct 04, 2021
On the occasion of World Architecture Day, STIR presents a selection of projects that reflect the concerns of public space, housing, and climate change highlighted this year.
by STIRworld Oct 02, 2021
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) reveals their design of Fuse Valley, an art-filled “smart valley” for the creative community, imagined along Porto’s Leça River.
by STIRworld Sep 28, 2021
The 145m pedestrian bridge is to be constructed in the 2017 earthquake-hit Jojutla de Juárez town in Mexico, connecting urban centres around the Apatlaco river.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 25, 2021
Rahul Mehrotra and Sourav Biswas bring a layered discourse on the state of urbanism to the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021
by Jerry Elengical Jul 23, 2021
Projects by BIG, Foster + Partners, Studio Gang, Zaha Hadid Architects, SOM, Heatherwick Studio and Studio Lotus are among 200 shortlists for WAF Awards 2021.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 10, 2021
Proposals by BIG, Foster + Partners and Sou Fujimoto Architects, which respond to the pandemic, climate change and social equity, are among the winners for the WAFX 2021 Prize.
by STIRworld Jul 08, 2021
Hovering above a 10.5 acre urban park, slender residential towers connected by elevated bridges compose this mixed-use urban development proposal by architect Moshe Safdie.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 23, 2021
'Small is Beautiful' presents solutions against climate change put forth by leading Indian designers across the domains of cleanAir, cleanEarth, cleanEnergy, cleanWater, and Forest.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 07, 2021
Nine seating designs at the 2021 edition of London Festival of Architecture look at how street furniture can bring people together, tell stories and address sustainability.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 04, 2021
To commemorate the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration on World Environment Day, STIR picks up a few projects exemplifying our push for a collective sustainable future.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 02, 2021
Celebrating the power of community-based movements at the 2021 London Design Biennale, the India Pavilion features innovative, eco-friendly solutions for 21st century India.
by Anmol Ahuja May 31, 2021
A drive-in cinema, food truck hub, and a digital advertising backdrop are few of the multimodal activities Woods Bagot envisaged in its intervention for Pump to Plug, Los Angeles.
by STIRworld May 28, 2021
Kengo Kuma & Associates, Bjarke Ingels Group, and Studio Gang propose projects for the Westbank Campus redevelopment in San Jose, taking on Silicon Valley’s built environment.
by Jerry Elengical May 17, 2021
The fourth edition of the event, stewarded by Artistic Director David Brown and with an initial list of 29 contributors, hopes to transform vacant lots in urban areas into communal spaces.
by Bhawna Jaimini Apr 13, 2021
Bhawna Jaimini wonders if gated communities are destroying public life and whether we can afford to shut millions outside our gates to scavenge as we exploit their labour.
by Shreeparna Chatterjee Feb 11, 2021
As part of the 4.6-sq-km masterplan in Chengdu, Sichuan, OMA will design an international educational park, while GMP will develop a Transit Oriented Development (TOD).
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 08, 2021
Presented as a short film and book, Planet City is a radical, provocative idea that visually examines extreme urban densification as a potential reversal to a climate catastrophe.
by Pallavi Mehra Feb 06, 2021
The Stockholm-based creator tells STIR how designers can make products that challenge the status quo, and why there is nothing more important than being crazy.
by Pallavi Mehra Nov 30, 2020
Cycling Through The Trees, a raised cycling track in the province of Limburg, showcases sustainable architecture and helps visitors be one with nature.
by Pallavi Mehra Nov 19, 2020
Portugal-based artist and designer Beau McClellan discusses with STIR his relationship with light and how designers need passion to make their dreams a reality.
by Pallavi Mehra Oct 23, 2020
Rotterdam-based architect Cosimo Scotucci discusses with STIR his dynamic social distancing installation and how designers can have an impact on the world.
by STIRworld Oct 13, 2020
Located in Colorado Springs, Diller Scofidio + Renfro's new anticipated bridge equipped with bicycle lanes will link America the Beautiful Park with the downtown city.
by Francois Bredenkamp Sep 25, 2020
Francois Bredenkamp of Boogertman + Partners writes about the state of 'Guerrilla Urbanism' that exists in Africa and the opportunities this pandemic has brought in terms of innovation.
by STIRworld Aug 14, 2020
Inspired by the historical growth of Karlsruhe in Germany, MVRDV has designed a masterplan for the Ettlinger Tor area that celebrates the city's central castle.
by Jincy Iype Jun 22, 2020
White built forms blend with the flowing landscape of Nanchang Waves, a community centre comprising commercial areas, a front square and a spiraling observation tower.
by Meghna Mehta Jun 18, 2020
NBBJ is designing a car-free district in Shenzhen, roughly the size of Midtown Manhattan, which will host houses, offices, shops and schools, with sightlines to nature and water.
by Freddie Ribeiro Jun 01, 2020
Freddie Ribeiro recalls his learnings from Pradeep Sachdeva, the man whose greatest asset was understanding people, and who created architectural landmarks in the city of Delhi.
by Devanshi Shah May 29, 2020
With the coronavirus disrupting education and taking learning to virtual classrooms, STIR explores how effective and challenging this shift has been in the creative discipline of design.
by STIRworld May 12, 2020
The project comprising two main towers, a skybridge and a hovering cube is designed as a transit-oriented development within Shenzhen’s Qianhai district.
by Shristi Nangalia May 08, 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austrian architecture firm’s social-distancing park reimagines future green spaces in the form of a fingerprint-inspired safe garden.
by Jincy Iype May 04, 2020
The American-Canadian writer-activist Jane Jacobs is known for her substantial penmanship devoted to cities, people, and community-driven urban design.
by Shristi Nangalia Apr 27, 2020
Addressing the coronavirus pandemic, the Rotterdam-based architecture firm showcases a 4X4 grid model of a hyperlocal micro-market design that puts social distancing first.
by Narayan Moorthy Apr 24, 2020
No walkable city. No sustainable development. Without its essential controls, Transit-Oriented Development is a chaos of ugly skyscrapers, writes architect Narayan Moorthy.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 25, 2020
Archimatika uses ‘block development’ principle for the Comfort Town, a residential complex with green spaces that transforms the drab Kiev district into a technicolour wonderland.
by Jincy Iype Jan 28, 2020
ZHA’s project, in Chengdu, reveals undulating clusters set amid greens, that upon completion will create living and working space for Chinese and international start-ups.
by Jincy Iype Jan 16, 2020
The renovation of New York's 550 Madison and the new garden redefine the landmark as a state-of-the-art office tower, displaying a sustainable model for adaptive reuse.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 04, 2020
The artist's works, such as Little Britain and The Late Great Planet Earth, explore climate change and political unrest to urge viewers to reflect upon their surroundings.
by Jincy Iype Jan 02, 2020
‘The Weaves’ is a winning design proposal by MVRDV which aims to revitalise the Tancheon riverfront through a delightful overlay of pedestrian paths, nature and public amenities.
by Jincy Iype Dec 20, 2019
Located at Copenhagen's waterfront, a unit of the sustainable student housing hosts 12 apartments across two levels, created by stacking nine shipping containers in a circle.
by Jincy Iype Dec 11, 2019
Smoke Scream! STIR selects design projects, people and practices that aim to kill the smoke with smart innovation.
by Jincy Iype Sep 30, 2019
World Design Organisation (WDO) has named Valencia (Spain), and Lille Metropole (France), as the World Design Capitals for their effectual design usage that drives urban development.