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Why ‘moving day’ was very special for this Lucy the elephant?

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Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped structure visualised and built by James V. Lafferty, Jr., a land speculator, who felt an unusual structure would attract visitors and ...
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LocHal library is the World Building of the Year

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A public library in Tilburg, The Netherlands, which was built in a converted industrial facility, has been named 2019’s World Building of the Year at the World Architecture ...
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What makes this heritage site distinct from others?

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The Arg-e Bam is located in Bam, a city in Kerman Province of Southeastern Iran and is listed by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage Site “Bam ...
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What makes this Vietnamese heritage town unique?

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Hoi An Ancient town is located in Viet Nam’s central Quang Nam Province, on the north bank near the mouth of the Thu Bon River. Hoi An Ancient ...
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RIBA Gold Medal-winning founder Ted Cullinan dies at 88

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Cullinan Studio has announced the death of its RIBA Gold Medal-winning founder Ted Cullinan. It said Cullinan had died in his sleep on Monday, at the age of 88. ...
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This church has some peculiarities which others don’t

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The Church of St. Mary on the Aventine is the monastery church of the Priory of the Knights of Malta on the Aventine Hill in Rome, and is ...
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MIT researchers develop system to cool without electricity

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Imagine a device that can sit outside under blazing sunlight on a clear day, and without using any power cool things down by more than 23 degrees Fahrenheit ...
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Coal ash aggregate can hasten curing of concrete

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Drexel researchers are recycling coal ash, a waste product from coal power plants, to make a porous, lightweight aggregate that can be used as a concrete additive to ...
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MIT’s new approach suggests path to emissions-free cement

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It’s well known that the production of cement — the world’s leading construction material — is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for about 8 percent ...
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What distinguishes this museum from rest of the lot?

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The Heydar Aliyev Center is named after Heydar Aliyev, the first secretary of Soviet Azerbaijan from 1969 to 1982, and president of Azerbaijan Republic from October 1993 to ...
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