GKA’s counterparts in the banking sector: Shwebank has started

GK Archi is honored to co-design the Shwe Bank banking system, which is actively preparing to dominate the Myanmar market and compete with KBZ Bank. Shwebank’s plan is to expand to 400 branches nationwide over the next five years. With strong financial strength and management platform from STL Group, GK Archi trusts and co-develops Sky […]

5 Very Different Ways to Finance the Construction of Tiny Houses

The tiny house movement is taking the housing market by storm, with small homes appearing all over rural and urban areas across the world. They are an affordable and eco-conscious solution to the narrowing housing supply and can offer mobility to an increasing population of young professionals. Tiny houses come in many forms and sizes—from […]

Commencement of Nairobi Wilson Terminal DAC in Nairobi, Kenya

In 2016, the DAC Wilson Nairobi Terminal Aiport project designed and implemented by GK Archi was started. The project is a new terminal designed to reduce the load on Nairobi Airport in Kenya (Africa). The project land is an old hangar located in the Nairobi Airport Complex and is constructed of steel and glass. Architect […]

Top architects – Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando is a  self-taught architect whose approach to architecture and landscape was categorized by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co as “critical regionalism”. He was raised in Japan and this country really shaped his style as an architect and designer through religion and other culture aspects. Ando’s architectural style is said to create a “haiku” effect, emphasizing […]

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Frank Gehry

Architect Frank Gehry has designed some of the most iconic buildings of the past two decades, from the Guggenheim Bilbao to Facebook’s new mothership in Silicon Valley. Yet in recent years, he has become something of architecture’s bete noire, lambasted for his extravagant, sculptural style in an era of razor-sharp efficiency, sued for alleged design errors, and mocked […]

EFFEKT unveils spiralling tower and treetop walkway for southern Denmark

Architecture studio EFFEKT has released plans for a 600-metre-long treetop walkway connected to a spiralling observation tower with 360-degree views over the forest canopy of southern Denmark. The local studio designed the continuous timber ramp as a commission for Camp Adventure, a tree-top adventure park located in the forests of Glisselfeld Kloster, Haslev – one hour south of Copenhagen. Shaped like an hourglass, […]

The Architecture of the Floating Kayak Club in Denmark

The Floating Kayak Club is located on the water pulled away from the shore, which highlights the building as a sculptural object and focuses on kayaking as an outdoor water sport. As the building floats, the relationship between the building and the water is so close that the user gets the full experience of practicing […]

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat. Luckily, nearly every major city in the United States features a botanical garden: a place […]

Airport architecture: The 12 most beautiful airports in the world

At its worst, airport design is a confusing blend of bad carpeting and claustrophobic paneling that can leave you searching for hours for a bathroom. But a new class of airports are leaving the dark terminals of the past behind, opting instead for light-filled spaces that provide both function and inspiration. High-design airports are now […]

Enjoy the architecture of the diamond ship in Belgium

Port House architecture not only serves the area of Antwerp pier but also became the focus of European architecture by architectural style. The Port House is located on a building in the Antwerp harbor, designed by the Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA). The Port House is shaped like a giant diamond in the air, highlighting a […]

An architectural exhibition dedicated to bamboo works, both natural and original

Recently in a small village called Baoxi in China held the first International Bamboo Architecture Exhibition. At this exhibition, 12 talented Architects have shown the great combination of bamboo in modern design and architecture. The International Bamboo Architecture Exhibition is hosted by Ge Qiantao and architect George Kunihiro and is attended by 12 other talented […]

4 landscape design projects inspire modern urban planning

4 landscape architecture projects below have made certain contributions to urban planning in each locality. With design ideas that promote natural ecosystems and encourage human interaction against global issues such as climate change, water shortages and famine. Therefore, the highlight of these designs is the landscape architecture that makes our living environment safer, healthier and […]

Make Singapore a city of enormous green park architecture

The masters of architecture are gradually building Singapore into a park, where trees grow from tall buildings and surrounding lands. Bring forest to the city When the British arrived in Singapore in 1819, the island was a vast and unspoilt swamp. After independence in 1965, the government of Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew turned the […]