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MB Architects: The benefits of twisting towers go beyond aesthetics though. This type of design can make a building more aerodynamic and energy efficient. The twisting tower reduces wind-load by 24% (compared to a similarly sized rectangular building).
Project name
Twisting Tower
Architecture firm
MB Architects
Location
Chicago, USA
Height
350 meters
Amazon unveils a proposed design for the second phase of its Arlington, Virginia headquarters, designed by NBBJ. It seems to be inspired by Samarra Malwiya tower in Iraq or the Tower of Babel. 
Project name
The Helix
Architecture firm
NBBJ
Location
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Inspired by greenhouses and botanical gardens, James Tralie created the “Great Indoors: Dream Backyard” series to concept residential designs that integrate seamlessly with their surroundings.
Project name
Great Indoors - Dream Backyard Series
Architecture firm
James Tralie Visualizations
Location
Various Locations across the United States
Tools used
Blender 3D, Adobe Photoshop
Spectral Bridge House is a collaborative project between architecture firm EYRC Architects, and light and space artist, Johannes Girardoni, located in Venice, California.
Project name
Spectral Bridge House
Architecture firm
EYRC Architects
Location
Venice, California, United States
Photography
Matthew Millman
The Chicago-based architecture practice Kwong Von Glinow led by Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow completes Ardmore House, a single-family home located on a typical Chicago block at the intersection of a residential street and an alleyway. 
Project name
Ardmore House
Architecture firm
Kwong Von Glinow
Location
1326 W. Ardmore Ave, Chicago IL 60660
Photography
James Florio Photography
Re-examination of a desert courtyard house: Designed by Scottsdale-based architecture firm Chen + Suchart Studio, the 6130 Residence is planned to be built in Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA.  The architecture visualization is done by Tridi a 3D visualization studio based in Vic, near Barcelona led by designer Jordi Raurell.
Project name
6130 Residence
Architecture firm
Chen + Suchart Studio
Location
Paradise Valley, Arizona, USA
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, Corona renderer, Adobe Photoshop
Clayton Korte: Eberly, inspired by sources both humble and lofty, marries a former 1970s print shop building with a salvaged bar from the storied Cedar Tavern in New York’s Greenwich Village to create a sophisticated bar, cafe and restaurant in central Austin.
Project name
Eberly
Architecture firm
Clayton Korte
Location
Austin, Texas, USA
Photography
Merrick Ales and Chloe Gilstrap
Located in the town of Woodstock, New York, this inspiring cabin was designed by Antony Gibbon Designs.
Project name
Inhabit, NY
Architecture firm
Antony Gibbon Designs
Location
Woodstock, New York
Photography
Martin Dimitrov