• Andersson-Wise's Tower House provides cabin with extra lakefront accommodation
    US firm Andersson-Wise has created a tall silvery building containing bedrooms near a waterside holiday home in Austin, so that the owners can invite more guests to stay. Tower House perches atop a hill overlooking Lake Travis, one of Austin's man-made lakes created by the Marshall Ford Dam across Texas' Colorado... Read more »
  • Five of the best houses in Tennessee on Dezeen
    Next up in our series looking at houses from each American state, we're venturing south to Tennessee, where some of the best homes include a timber-framed farmhouse and a tall home squeezed onto a tight site in Memphis. Old Briar by Brian Ambroziak, Tricia Stuth, Ted Shelton and Katherine Ambroziak Nestled into a grove... Read more »
  • Living spaces open out to Lake Austin at residence by A Parallel
    Rooms with white and glass walls slots on top of the stone-clad ground floor of this house overlooking Lake Austin, by Texas firm A Parallel Architecture. The two-storey Lake Austin Residence has a wide footprint with floor-to-ceiling windows at nearly every vantage point. Structurally, the residence is comprised of an assortment of... Read more »
  • Temple for Burning Man 2017 highlighted the problem of America's dying forests
    The temple at this year's Burning Man festival was designed by artist Marisha Farnsworth, and built from 100 dead trees to emphasise "dramatic changes occurring in our forests". Farnsworth worked with project manager Steven Brummond and structural engineer Mark Sinclair to create the festival's 18th temple, which is used as a... Read more »
  • Caruso St John, Hélène Binet and Thomas Demand collaborate on architectural models, photographs and installation
    Caruso St John has teamed up with architectural photographer Hélène Binet and artist Thomas Demand for an exhibition made entirely from paper and cardboard at the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Photograph is by Tom Harris. Courtesy the Chicago Architecture Biennial A wooden trestle table supports five architectural models of Caruso St John projects as... Read more »

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