Medieval bridges were marvels of engineering, given the technology available at the time — and nowhere more so than in the case of London Bridge, where deep, tidal flows made construction incredibly challenging.
Under most circumstances, designing a house with a gaping hole in the ceiling is an objectively bad idea. Yet, that's exactly what Murayama + Kato Architecture did with this house in Kodaira, Japan, and somehow it looks like a feature, not a flaw.
Celebrities are turning to Zoom and Instagram Live to hang out with one another, make content and keep people entertained. Without makeup, hair and proper crews, it's a whole new inside look into the lives of the rich and famous.
It's a cumbersome experience, trying to view what's happening in a stadium and not be obstructed by the view of a pole. Here are the architectural tricks employed that helped modern stadiums get rid of these structures.
Take a drive around Los Angeles and you'll see a lot of buildings with sharp angles and kitschy neon lights. Douglas Haskell named it "Googie architecture" and the name stuck. How did the style take off?