Pierre Cardin’s bubble house on the Cote d’Azur. The Bubble House in Cannes (France). In the early eighties, fashion designer Pierre Cardin bought this atypical summer house built by architect Antti Lovag. Photographed by Mai-Linh
Phoenix International Media Center in Beijing by BIAD UFo. For years China has imported big-name architects (Rem Koolhaas, Zaha Hadid, Steven Holl) to create out-of-this-world structures. But now China is producing its own generation of daring designers.