Following her past success of her geometric treats, pastry chef Dinara Kasko continues to create stunning cakes rooted in mathematics and geometry. Using the skills she acquired while working as an architect, Kasko designs desserts that combine experimental sculpture with precise methods of construction.
Balancing on a rural hillside in the Spanish region of Matarraña, the Inverted Pyramid House seems to defy the laws of gravity. This inverted pyramid cutting into a hill in rural Spain is a mind-bending villa that offers epic views of the surrounding forest and the swimming pool below, in a shape that you wouldn’t expect. The residence was designed as a thought-provoking way to reinvent how homes interact with their environment.
You don’t have to be an athlete to appreciate the gorgeous new open-air sports pavilion at the Panyaden International School in Chiang Mai, Thailand. From the outside, the 782m2 building looks something like a shingled turtle shell—featuring a three-tiered, curved roof with undulating edges. But inside, bamboo steals the show.
A stunning luxury villa on Portugal’s Estoril Coast inspired by the timeless beauty of its setting, the Wall House residence seeks to embrace rather than compete with nature. Its bold design, sleek lines and elegantly simple interiors focus attention outwards on the natural elements of the surrounding landscape.
This Buddha statue is known as the symbol of Makomanai Takino Cemetery. The recently created Hill of the Buddha, with the Atama Daibutsu at the center for worship, was created by world-famous architect Tadao Ando. The request to Ando was to design something that would give the 14 meter high image of Buddha more visitors. He decided to cover it up.