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Wang Shu Awarded Pritzker Prize

Five Scattered Houses, Ningbo, China. From architect Wang Shu winner of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize. Photo by Lang Shuilong.

Wenzheng University's Library from Architect Wang Shu

Wang Shu, l'alliance du moderne et de la tradition

Amateur Architecture Studio is the practice of husband and wife team, Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu. Wang was recently awarded the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Glass mosaic

Nakamura’s Optical Glass House is composed of roughly 6000 glass blocks strung together by stainless steel. Soundproof the façade cancel out external noise while allowing light and air to pass through and revealing only a mosaic of the lush garden inside.

Ornamental Houses

Pritzker-Winning Architect Bucks China’s Megacity Trend

Amateur Architecture Studio, Lu Wenyu · Five Scattered Houses

杭州市中山路的南宋御街。 建筑设计:业余建筑工作室 王澍

Kenneth Frampton On The Work of Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu,Amateur Architecture Studio Zhongshan Road Renovation, Hangzhou, Image © Iwan Baan. Image Courtesy of Louisiana

A vacation house is turned on its side and its parts stacked up to access the view. The main living space is cantilevered above in the forest canopy—up in the trees.

"Tower House": Ulster County, US. Project by GLUCK + Architects. A small vacation house designed as "a stairway to the treetops".

Modern Mirage House by Kois Architecture

Mirage house by Kois Architects to feature rooftop infinity pool. (via Mirage house by Kois Architects to feature rooftop infinity pool)

Hirschkron/Camacho in East Village, New York by Manifold

Article source: Manifold Architecture Studio The Hirschkron/Camacho apartment is uniquely located in the East Village within a converted synagogue, the former Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Anshe Ungarn. The clients, although enamored with the apartments .

curved roof modern stilt home

A cool unique small house in Casey Key Guest House , designed by the American architectural studio TOTeMS Architecture in Florida-USA by REJIG Design.


The Storrs Road Residence, sustainable modern home in Queensland, Australia uses metal, glass and wood harvested from the land. By Tim Stewart Architects

Stone House, Portugal  This amazing building Stone House was built in Fafe mountains in Portugal. Two stones connected together have made a strange but beautiful-looking house.

Top 10 Strangest Buildings in the World - Stone House, Portugal. Located in the Fafe mountains of northern Portugal, A Casa do Penedo, or "the House of Stone," was built between four large boulders found on the site.

Shield House by Studio H:T in Denver, Colorado.

Irregularly Shaped Modern Residence in Denver, Colorado: Shield House - House Designer Ideas