CNN Site Map for Section Architecture (Galleries) for May - 2017
- 2017-05-25Most tulou buildings are circular or square shaped, but "there are other special shapes, such as oblongs -- it just depends on the landscape," according to architecture student Lin Weicheng, who has worked on tulou restoration.
- 2017-05-16For sale: one of North America's most luxurious and intriguing homes. A curving, mathematically modeled mansion built atop a ravine in Toronto by the eccentric millionaire author of high school calculus textbooks. Half-concert hall, half-glass-sided
- 2017-05-16Visit Suffolk, in East Anglia, and book at stay at the Balancing Barn, by Dutch architecture firm MVRDV. An incredible 50% of the holiday home is unsupported, but it's so solidly balanced that a swing has been installed at the end of it.
- 2017-05-11This concept by RSAA/Buro Ziyu Zhuang is intended to embrace the past and the future. The rounded interior, for example, is a modern interpretation of a traditional basilica.
- 2017-05-05London's new, $1-billion American embassy was designed by Philadelphia architects KieranTimberlake, and is expected to open later this year. Its façades are composed of blast-resistant glass with a polymer skin.
- 2017-05-02New Khmer Architecture (1956-1972) was pioneered by Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann, who built some 100 structures in the post-independence, pre-war period in the country. He was behind Phnom Penh's Independence Monument, unveiled in 1958. Photo by