Travel

The Best Places In the World for Cliff Jumping

Sometimes it’s worth living life on the edge. And when you’re in these awe-inspiring places, you may finally feel ready to take the leap. Playa...

A ghost town in California will be regenerated as a tourist attraction

Last month, Cerro Gordo in California made headlines when it went on the market for the very first time and the internet was rife about what wild...

An Aztec temple has been discovered hiding under a pyramid for 800 years

An Aztec temple hidden for more than eight centuries inside one of Mexico’s famous double pyramids has just been brought to light again. A view of...

A new feminist tour of Ljubljana showcases its women artists, urban architects and political leaders

If you’re heading to Slovenia, you might be interested in a new feminist tour that’s taking place in its capital city, Ljubljana. The daily two-hour tour showcases...

Expert advice on what to do if your luggage is lost

Lost luggage is one of the more frustrating and unfortunate pitfalls of travelling, with countless flyers being separated from their personal belongings each and every...

Best of Arhitecture

SAOTA turns Spanish-style house into Stradella villa in Bel Air

South African firm SAOTA has completed its first project in Los Angeles, which involved converting a 1970s Spanish-style residence into a more minimal dwelling. The Stradella house is situated on...

Delson or Sherman Architects upgrades Fire Island House to withstand hurricanes

This house on New York’s Fire Island escaped Hurricane Sandy unscathed, despite its exposed beachfront location, thanks to an overhaul from Delson or Sherman Architects. Updates to...

Terraced gardens echoing paddy fields fill centre of Singapore’s Marina One

Snaking wooden walkways traverse a terraced garden planted with 700 trees at the heart of this tower development in Singapore’s Marina Bay by Ingenhoven Architects and landscape...

Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus to build Sydney’s tallest tower

Düsseldorf-based Ingenhoven Architects and Australian practice Architectus have won a competition to design a 79-storey skyscraper for Sydney, set to become the city’s tallest building. The architects won the...

Plans for “pioneering” Portland wooden high-rise put on hold

Construction of a timber-framed high-rise building for Portland’s Pearl District, which would have become one of the USA’s tallest wooden structures, has been postponed indefinitely. Local firm Lever Architecture designed...

Pitched-roof structure revitalises public space at Veracruz port

An underused public space in Veracruz, Mexico, has been given new life by Rozana Montiel and Alvin V Wallach, who built a canopy over the plaza to protect...