Apple iWatch is coming: iOS, curved screen and many apps. And among today's news, say goodbye to Google Reader and 12 Yahoo! programs, but also the breathtaking view from the tallest skyscraper in the world
A plywood box designed by ARUP architects will house bees, dragonflies, kites and moths. Prototypes in London parks.
A hundred kilometers from the ISS, it will host billionaire tourists, scientists and astronauts from private companies.
With an environmental impact of zero it will exploit the energy produced by the exploitation of sun and wind for its needs. Visit it in preview!
A swimming pool suspended on three skyscrapers. Shops with a waterway ... The new Singapore casino beats every record.
The Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer died
In this period of the year we have more opportunities to closely observe places that often preserve precious architectures and unexpected views ... Even someone talks about cemetery tourism.
The most fascinating ghost cities in the world
Swimming pools, bunjee jumping and art works. The roofs of the craziest skyscrapers in the world.
Lunar metropolises, rotating greenhouses, hotel-sunflowers, vertical playgrounds and platforms that pump clean water. The new frontiers of eco-sustainable architecture.
Gae Aulenti, who would have turned 86 today, is one of the most famous and prestigious Italian architects. Today Google celebrates it with a doodle.
The new 3D film "The cathedrals of culture" by Wim Wenders introduces the third dimension in the documentary genre. Six directors, six courts, six extraordinary buildings from all over the world.
8 years of studies and a 3D reconstruction to understand com ' & egrave; the pyramid of Keope was built: a mystery of architecture and archeology that has survived for 4,500 years.
Sar & agrave; trivial, but ... country you go, home you find! Shapes, colors and materials tell the culture and habits of the peoples who live there, who sometimes are just bizarre: here are the most beautiful houses; strange of the world.
The week dedicated to art, furnishings and industrial design in the Lombard capital is underway. The best open-air installations to see.
It was inaugurated on 10 January 1863 and is still one of the most efficient and fascinating means of transport in the world. History, anecdotes, numbers and curiosities about this underground reality.
The animated list and in alphabetical order of the main world architects told with their masterpieces.
From the prison suspended to the "street cleaner" skyscraper, from the fresh water factory to the do-it-yourself building, the most imaginative ideas about the homes that will come.
Homes in the shape of toilets, baskets, pianos: all the strangest buildings in the world are here
A hotel in the shape of a ping pong racket and 4 stadiums in the shape of balloons: it is the curious project of a new Olympic park that is rising in China.
The most beautiful photos from the community chosen by the editors with the comments of the authors. Find out if it is also yours and if it was published in Focus 255.
Here's how the future imagined Eero Saarinen, one of the most visionary American post-war architects.
The projects of the Solar Decathlon Europe 2012.
An animation based on sources from the archive, French drawings and maps revives the first stages of building the symbol of Paris.
Cars left at speed records, 6-lane roads and all the stress of a modern megalopolis: a surprising sculpture in motion.
Luo Baogen and his wife refused permission to demolish their home to build a street in & nbsp; Wenling, Zhejiang Province, China, claiming that the reimbursement and the new house offered by the government were not enough. Strangely, the Chinese province government built the same road, dismantling nearby houses and leaving this island in the middle of a river of asphalt.
It is the most mega of megayachts and is destined for VIPs among VIPs. Big enough to run around in the car, he is looking for a billionaire to finance the construction
The breathtaking images of Kingdom Tower, a kilometer-high skyscraper under construction in Jeddah. Only for those who do not suffer from vertigo
To swim in this pool, you need lungs of steel, Olympic resistance and, above all, a few hours at your disposal. It ' impossible, in fact, & nbsp; to make a tank without some ...
The construction of the railway tunnel pi & ugrave; long of the world & egrave; an example of democracy, technological innovation and environmental protection.
Who will save us from rising water and global warming? Here is Ark, the zero-impact project by Alexander Remizov
Sails that exploit high winds, "clean" nuclear power plants, plants to exploit underground heat: 9 ideas for the future.
A team of architects designs NOAH. a floating city, ecological self-sufficient and equipped with every comfort, which can shelter 40000 people in the event of a cataclysm
At Wakrah Stadium it has the shape of a vagina according to many. It is still under construction.
A photographic reportage of the tiny apartments "in series" in which most of the inhabitants of Hong Kong, one of the most overpopulated cities in the world, is forced to live.
A 155-meter yacht that houses a glimpse of the Principality of Monaco, casino and Formula 1 circuit included.
Perched on a rock in the middle of the river or perched in the branches of the trees, transportable on the shoulders or rotating like a sunflower: the strangest houses in the world.
A team of American architects and designers revisits the concept of Noah's Ark and designs a floating city, ecological self-sufficient and equipped with every comfort, for over 40,000 people
Living room, dining room, TV room, two bedrooms, study, kitchen and bathroom: thanks to sliding walls and concealed furniture they can coexist in 37 square meters.
We have found for you the most daring architectures around the world. Have a look at the photos of the funniest buildings around ...
One kilometer high, Kingdom Tower will be l ' building pi & ugrave; high in the world. Secrets and curiosities of this modern Tower of Babel.
Airbus presented the aircraft with which we will fly in 2050: transparent, multimedia and extraordinarily comfortable
Focus 179 proposes a splendid review of images of buildings symbolic of grandeur, the choice of materials, the architectural solutions, the attention to the environment.
The palaces of the Big Apple offer a privileged view to observe what is happening in the city. The photographer Navid Baraty climbed us to photograph his metropolis from 039;
Buildings Made Of Sky is the photographic series by Peter Wegner that immortalizes the space between the most famous buildings in New York: it is also in the shape of a skyscraper.
Introducing ants, grasshoppers, butterflies and crickets in the feeding would seriously contribute to reducing the greenhouse gases deriving from the breeding of cattle.
An original bio-architecture project was recently launched at the Milan Polytechnic: a plant building that is not built but ... grows. It will be ready in eighty years.
Gae Aulenti is celebrated by Google with a doodle lit by the Pipistrello lamp.
Do you think that city is synonymous with gray, smog and melancholy? Feast your eyes on the photos of the most lively and cheerful places on the planet.
Suspended, cable-stayed or spiral, of wood, stone or concrete. Discover in this photogallery the largest, original or technological or heart attack bridges in the world.
Among the more than 1900 photos that participated in the "My city" competition, we selected the most beautiful, curious and fun.
Wei Gensheng, a crane operator, immortalized Shanghai and its skyscrapers from the top of the Shanghai Tower, a record-breaking tower.
Aerial views with breathtaking views of the most beautiful cities and tourist destinations in the world: the AirPano project and its 3D tours.
A video-collage of the night photos of the most iconic works of art d ' Europe: the project of the French photographer Luke Shepard.
One million passengers scattered throughout its 105 stations, covering a distance of 149 kilometers: & egrave; the Stockholm metro (& quot; tunnelbana & quot;), in Sweden
Synonymous with modernity & agrave; and wealth, the skyscraper & egrave; born in the United States. Today the dispute is & egrave; enlarged also to Asia, where more and more buildings rise; high, modern symbols of the prestige of new economic powers, such as China.
Telephone exchanges, vases, concrete blocks come to life and become cities; in miniature thanks to a German artist who paints them & ldquo; building & rdquo; a city in the city & agrave ;. All photos: & copy; Evol
Launched in New Orleans on the occasion of Mardi Gras, Airpnp is an app that allows individuals to rent a bathroom at home. For the benefit of tourists.
The Olympic Games in Sochi and beyond, according to NASA: Vancouver, Turin, Salt Lake City and other guest cities observed from above.
Symmetrical shots, straight lines, curves, squares or perfectly rectangular, vanishing points, are the & quot; perspectives & quot; of our readers.
The strangest and funny photos on the roofs: from the artistic ones to the strange ones
One of the largest banks in Brazil uses Watson to handle customer information requests and to cancel the call center call expectations.
According to a research, the exchange of emails between the inhabitants of different countries depends not only on their commercial and political relations, but also on cultural similarities.
How Noisli.com works, the site that combines the benefits of natural background noise with chromotherapy. A chat with its creator, the Italian designer Stefano Merlo.
From Friendster to MySpace, to Digg: what drives us to abandon a social network, decreeing its decline? The response of a group of Swiss researchers
The news of Google glasses stimulated the imagination of many. Including those of a gamer, he thought to see what a hypothetical shooter with augmented reality would look like.
If you wish, according to the European Court of Justice it can be said; ask Google to delete our past "companies". & Egrave; really a victory for privacy?
An employee caught checking Facebook, or other social networks, in the United States could be charged with violating the 1986 Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).
Even the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), after the US one, is about to approve the use of the devices in all phases of the flight. New rules by the end of November.
Here's how life works in a home entirely run by Google apps
They can be under the surface of the sea or hanging from trees, in an Indian tent or in snow, inside transparent bubbles or in an airplane cabin: these are the strangest hotels in the world.
Windows 95 is 20 years old. For the occasion we have rediscovered from YouTube the most famous startup sounds of the various versions of the Windows operating system.
Last quarter to scream for Facebook. Collections at 1.5 billion, stable monthly active users over one billion and for the first time mobile users (680 Mil.) Exceed those PC (618 Mil.).
Everyone expected a smartphone and instead a search engine arrives. Facebook displaces everyone and in yesterday's press event at Menlo Park presents Graph Search, a social search engine.
Do you find yourself more and more often asking yourself why someone has suddenly eliminated you from his list of friends? Motivation is simpler than what you think ...
They transform architecture into art: they are the archistars, the most famous architects in the world.