Travel

Time to say ‘hello’ to Andrea Bocelli’s new beach resort

If you love relaxing on a beach in style and maybe catch sight of a celebrity while you’re there, you might want to look over...

A 25-foot statue of a half-naked Jeff Goldblum appeared in front of Tower Bridge in London

If you were in London this week and were bemused by the sight of a giant half-naked Jeff Goldblum statue, rest assured that it was all for a...

The Dolomites’ Sella Pass restricts car access to safeguard environment

The Sella Pass in the Dolomite mountains is no more than three hours away from Venice, and, just like the Adriatic city, it is taking several measures to...

Check this website before you book an apartment in Barcelona

In an effort to protect tourists from scams and encourage more ethical travel, Barcelona tourism authorities have launched a new website where you can ensure any apartment...

Stay on a New Zealand sheep farm without skipping the luxury

In New Zealand there are seven sheep to every human. Now you can stay among the country’s most famous animals at a new luxury lodge built on...

Best of Arhitecture

White volumes by HW-Studio form food market between stone buildings in Mexico

Architecture practice HW-Studio has ripped out an abandoned warehouse and replaced it with a series of all-white volumes to create this food market in a historic Mexican city. HW-Studio’s...

Pedro Geraldes creates concrete control centre overlooking Portuguese dam

A gabled concrete shell that references local vernacular buildings forms a protective surface enclosing this control building at a hydroelectric station in central Portugal. Architect Pedro Geraldes designed the...

MAD reveals designs for Yabuli Conference Centre in Chinese mountains

Construction has begun on a sinuous conference centre designed by MAD for the mountainous region of Yabuli in northeast China. Named the Yabuli Conference Centre, the 16,198 square metre...

Anacapa Architecture creates AutoCamp glamping resort in northern California

California studio Anacapa Architecture has designed a luxury campground in Sonoma County that features customised tents and Airstream trailers, along with an open-air clubhouse for guest check-in...

Red Rocks house by The Ranch Mine nestles into Arizona mountainside

American firm The Ranch Mine has overhauled and expanded a Phoenix residence, adding limestone cladding and generous terraces, and reorganising the home so it capitalises on views...

Wooden “forest” forms an inner sanctuary inside Imaculada Chapel in Braga

This raised wooden structure, designed by Cerejeira Fontes Architects, creates a secluded inner chapel inside an old church in Braga, Portugal. Braga-based Cerejeira Fontes was tasked with renovating...