Architecture

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

Step aside Mount Everest, this mountain country is home to cool cafes, crazy drinks and ancient Buddhist tradition
'Ocean Spiral' proposed as giant underwater city

'Ocean Spiral' proposed as giant underwater city

This is what you get if you cross Atlantis with screenplay for Kevin Costner's 1995 hit movie "Waterworld"
Beijing set to take aim at 'weird buildings'

Beijing set to take aim at 'weird buildings'

Chinese official says authorities will take a greater role in influencing the aesthetics of new structures
London approves $275 million Garden Bridge across Thames

London approves $275 million Garden Bridge across Thames

Ambitious landmark will feature a series of balconies that its designer says are inspired by "Titanic" movie
World's most impressive metro stations

World's most impressive metro stations

These quirky and beautiful subway stops make standing cheek-to-cheek with 45 strangers almost seem fun
'No weird buildings': The end for Chinese architectural ambitions?

'No weird buildings': The end for Chinese architectural ambitions?

President's call for fewer ostentatious structures could quash China's recent enthusiasm for incredible-looking buildings
'Sci-fi food hall' opens in Netherlands

'Sci-fi food hall' opens in Netherlands

It may look like a gateway across time and space crafted with alien technology, but in reality it's a fruit and vegetable market
And the best building in the world is...

And the best building in the world is...

Stunning structures win accolades at the 2014 World Architecture Festival in Singapore
6 ugliest buildings in Britain nominated

6 ugliest buildings in Britain nominated

Shortlist announced for annual award for (dis)services to architecture -- have you seen worse?
 Frank Gehry-designed BioMuseo opens in Panama

Frank Gehry-designed BioMuseo opens in Panama

Vividly colored biodiversity museum at gateway to Panama Canal celebrates region’s rich natural diversity
11 most spectacular train stations

11 most spectacular train stations

For some, these beautiful train stations are part of the everyday commute. For others, they're must-see travel destinations
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Destination Berlin

The tiny town of Goerlitz has become a star in movies like Wes Anderson's latest production, while Potsdam and Leipzig ooze charm and history