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House Zeist / Bedaux de Brouwer Architects

House Zeist / Bedaux de Brouwer Architects

The house is situated on the edge of a village in a natural setting where forest meets heathland. Distinctive features of the house are the raised patio and living area, the large overhanging roofs and the generous picture windows. The house is...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. However, many of us know little about its manufacturing process and all the operations that...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
C+S House / AE Superlab

C+S House / AE Superlab

Located at the edge of a heavily wooded 3-acre plot in East Hampton, New York, The C+S house is a complete redesign and renovation of an existing 1970?s era residence and serves as a retreat for the Manhattan based clients; a graphic designer, and...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39


Pine Park Pavilion / DnA

Pine Park Pavilion / DnA

The pavilion stands next to the village of Huangyu on a paved connecting path along the Songyin River as a tourism infrastructure that enables cyclists and hikers to experience the region.
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Pavilion of Humanity / CHYBIK+KRISTOF

Pavilion of Humanity / CHYBIK+KRISTOF

Moravské Nám?stí is a busy square in the centre of Brno. As it lies right on the Brno ring road (boulevard), thousands of people walk and drive through it every day. Few of them, however, realize the historical complexity of the spacious area, which...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Le Cabanon / Rick Joy Architects

Le Cabanon / Rick Joy Architects

Near the southwest coast of the Providenciales, an island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, Rick Joy Architects designed a family retreat whose privacy and quietness are cut through by the coastal breezes and long rays of tropical sun. On...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
These Are The Latin American Cities With The Best Quality of Life

These Are The Latin American Cities With The Best Quality of Life

Mercer, the multinational consultancy recently announced that Vienna, Austria has been ranked as the city with the best quality of life in the world, for the ninth year in a row. In a ranking that is dominated by European cities in the highest...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Car Park Katwolderplein / Dok architects

Car Park Katwolderplein / Dok architects

This eye-catching car park in Zwolle has its own distinctive look. Form and function are inspired by a voyage along the Silk Road through Central Asia, where travellers converge in a caravanserai, a place that provides caravans with shelter for the...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39


micasa vol.C / Studio MK27

micasa vol.C / Studio MK27

MiCasa Vol.C is a single open space that completes the existing furniture store complex in São Paulo. The complex consists of the original store, Vol.A, the annex designed by studio mk27 in 2007, Vol.B, and now the new space called Vol.C.
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
6 Upcoming Projects that Will Improve the Quality of Life in Colombia

6 Upcoming Projects that Will Improve the Quality of Life in Colombia

Colombia is a country whose architecture continues to surprise us with projects that seek to improve the quality of life of its residents, which in turn tends to attract individuals to learn and contribute to proposals that generate and create much...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
5 Winners Named in Russia's Competition to Develop Standard Housing Concepts

5 Winners Named in Russia's Competition to Develop Standard Housing Concepts

At the third meeting of the Living Environment Forum in Kaliningrad, Russia—this year centered on the theme "All About Housing"—the organizers presented the winning projects in the Open International...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Mexican Architects Tell us Their Experience Working With 2018 Pritzker Prize Winner, B.V. Doshi

Mexican Architects Tell us Their Experience Working With 2018 Pritzker Prize Winner, B.V. Doshi

Earlier this year, the jury of the Pritzker Prize chose the Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, also known as B.V. Doshi, or Doshi, as the winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize. In recent weeks a lot of information has come to light about the...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
C.F. Møller Architects Release Images of Proposed Urban Realm for Oslo Central Station

C.F. Møller Architects Release Images of Proposed Urban Realm for Oslo Central Station

C.F. Møller Architects have collaborated with Kristin Jarmund Architects and Rodeo Architects in the design of a new urban realm at Oslo Central Station in Norway, comprising a square, hotel, and high-rise building. The scheme seeks to create an...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39


House of Stories / Mathew and Ghosh Architects

House of Stories / Mathew and Ghosh Architects

The initial proposition had been intriguing, the client a fiction author and a former architect. The house would become a realisation of traversing pauses, private spaces and deeper private extensions. The home becomes a contemplative monolith of...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Hiroshi Sambuichi Wins 2018 Daylight Award for His "Timeless, Fluid" Treatment of Light

Hiroshi Sambuichi Wins 2018 Daylight Award for His "Timeless, Fluid" Treatment of Light

Hiroshi Sambuichi\'s approach to a site entails long-term study and reflection upon the qualities and forces of nature embedded within. His understanding is ?deeper and with a finer grain,? explains American architect and member of The Daylight...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Monetizing Your Architecture Practice Online: 4 Ways to Generate New Revenue Streams

Monetizing Your Architecture Practice Online: 4 Ways to Generate New Revenue Streams

Architecture\'s reliance on digital tools is rapidly advancing. Building Information Modeling (BIM) and augmented and virtual reality are quickly becoming the industry standard, along with more and more design businesses putting more effort and...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
Winy Maas at Living Environment: "There Are Four Important Points for the Development of Contemporary Housing"

Winy Maas at Living Environment: "There Are Four Important Points for the Development of Contem...

With a presentation by Dutch architect Winy Maas (MVRDV), the third edition of "Living Environment," organized by Russian Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector, DOM.RF and Strelka Institute for...
architecture - 2018-05-21 19:39:39
The House Between a Well and a Light Tower / Harsh Vardhan Jain Architects

The House Between a Well and a Light Tower / Harsh Vardhan Jain Architects

The project entailed altering a 1970\'s structure to accommodate the client\'s current functional / programmatic requirements. The building is a generational home belonging to a single family. This led to a mixed-use development for the site...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Zaha Hadid's Issam Fares Institute Stands Out in New Photography by Bahaa Ghoussainy

Zaha Hadid's Issam Fares Institute Stands Out in New Photography by Bahaa Ghoussainy

With its monumental form, swept diagonal lines and elevated concrete walkways, the Issam Fares Institute building at the American University of Beirut by Zaha Hadid Architects emphasizes movement, evoking the speed of contemporary life as it...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT): What It Is and How To Use It

Cross Laminated Timber (CLT): What It Is and How To Use It

A few weeks ago we published an article on a recent sustainability crisis that often goes unnoticed. The construction industry has been consuming an exorbitant amount of sand, and it\'s gradually depleting. When used for manufacturing...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Henning Larsen Brings a "Scandinavian Design Approach? to the City of Minneapolis

Henning Larsen Brings a "Scandinavian Design Approach? to the City of Minneapolis

Designed by Henning Larsen Architects and MSR Design, the New Public Service Building for the city of Minneapolis aims to consolidate several departments, currently found across multiple different sites, into one unified building. The scheme...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
M Greenhouse / Lapo Ruffi Architetti / LRA

M Greenhouse / Lapo Ruffi Architetti / LRA

The project was realised as a replacement of an old greenhouse to accommodate the growing collection of citrus trees during the colder months. Cultivators for passion, the client requested a new service building, a little architecture able to...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Sublime Swimming: 12 Examples of Custom Pools

Sublime Swimming: 12 Examples of Custom Pools

What\'s better than a house with a pool" A house with a pool that\'s part of the structure of the house. These 12 projects show different ways to incorporate pools and how to resolve issues of weight, moisture and leaks. See...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo / Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Eduardo Colonelli + Weliton Ricoy Torres

Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo / Paulo Mendes da Rocha + Eduardo Colonelli + Weliton Ricoy Torres

Built in the last decade of the nineteenth century to house the Lyceum of Arts and Crafts has never been fully completed. As early as November 1905, the first works of adaptation were executed, still under the plan and direction of the architect...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Australian Pavilion at 2018 Venice Biennale to Explore Architecture's Relation to Endangered Plants

Australian Pavilion at 2018 Venice Biennale to Explore Architecture's Relation to Endangered Plants

As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage we present the proposal for the Australian Pavilion. Below, the participants describe their contribution in their own words. 
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Educational Complex Kajzerica / Sangrad + AVP

Educational Complex Kajzerica / Sangrad + AVP

The concept of the Cultural ? Educational Complex in Kajzerica has been deducted from a contextual inspiration: by shifting the direction of the buildings from the street of the old Kajzerica Neighbourhood, we get a public area and an extension of...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
G?Day House / Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses

G?Day House / Mcleod Bovell Modern Houses

The G?Day House is a commission for an Australian ex-patriate family, who requested a home that would support a relaxed attitude toward daily life and would help them re-connect with a warm-weather lifestyle. Column-free sliding doors at the...
architecture - 2018-05-20 19:30:42
Vantage Point / Grid Architects

Vantage Point / Grid Architects

Vantage Point is the comprehensive refurbishment and recladding of a former office building to one of the UK\'s first purpose-designed residential rental buildings ( PRS, BtR, Multi-Family living). The regeneration of the Archway area has been...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
This Canadian A-Frame Home is like a Fairy Tale

This Canadian A-Frame Home is like a Fairy Tale

Architect Jean Verveille is behind the redesign of this fairy-tale like A-Frame Home in Canada?s Laurentian Mountains. The original structure dates back to the 1960s, but its owners, a family with children, wanted it recreated as an escape from city...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:54
The Aviary / - = + x -

The Aviary / - = + x -

The project is set in a semi-rural area, in the limit of Luque and Asuncion, which are part of a cluster of cities called Gran Asuncion. It is next to the Ñu Guazú park (a green area of 25 ha.) which is located next to Asunción.
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
A Table (II) / ESCOLANO + STEEGMANN

A Table (II) / ESCOLANO + STEEGMANN

The table is a blank page. A no-conditions surface that contains, static, as many scenarios as elements are disposed on it. A blueprint for the architecture of objects and a playing field for hands. The center of the house. We are commissioned...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Stradella  / SAOTA

Stradella / SAOTA

SAOTA?s first completed project in Los Angeles, Stradella, is a remodel of an existing 1970?s house on a beautiful promontory in Bel Air. The original layout of site and dwelling were well planned to ensure privacy from the street and to address...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
MVRDV to Transform Communist-Era Pyramid into Center for Art and Technology in Albania

MVRDV to Transform Communist-Era Pyramid into Center for Art and Technology in Albania

MVRDV has unveiled its vision for transforming the Communist-era ?Tirana Pyramid? in Albania into a center for technology, art, and culture. Under the plans, the abandoned structure will be revitalized as a multifunctional technology education...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Compartment House / Studio SA_e

Compartment House / Studio SA_e

Along with rapid urban development in Indonesia, urban population growth is progressively increased. It has an impact on the needs of facilities supporting the urban activities for its citizens, one of which is residence. The consequences of meeting...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
What Are the Tallest Buildings Ever Demolished"

What Are the Tallest Buildings Ever Demolished"

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has recently released a new research study titled "Tallest Demolished Buildings" that examines 100 of the tallest buildings ever to have been dismantled by their owners. The report...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Baptcare The Orchards Community / CHT Architects

Baptcare The Orchards Community / CHT Architects

Conceptual FrameworkThe proposal consisted of a 90 bed Aged care development with the potential to provide an additional 30 bed expansion in the future. The building needed to be able to provide services such as:  high care and dementia care. This...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Winning Concepts for Zoo of the 21st Century Competition Announced

Winning Concepts for Zoo of the 21st Century Competition Announced

Archstorming have announced the winning projects of "Coexist: Rethinking Zoos," their recent competition to design a concept for the zoo of the 21st century. The call for entries asked participants to redefine the traditional zoo and...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Rockefeller Arts Center at the Statue University of New York at Fredonia / Deborah Berke Partners

Rockefeller Arts Center at the Statue University of New York at Fredonia / Deborah Berke Partners

The New York?s State University Construction Fund hired Deborah Berke Partners to design a significant addition to and a dramatic reconception of a 1968 I.M. Pei arts complex on the State University of New York?s Fredonia campus. The architects...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Koc University Medical Sciences Campus  / Kreatif Architects + Cannon Design

Koc University Medical Sciences Campus / Kreatif Architects + Cannon Design

Concept design and medical planning for Koc University?s Medical Sciences Campus, located in Istanbul?s Topkapi district, was prepared in collaboration with Cannon Design. From the early stages of the project, design workshops were organized with...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Benoy will Transform a Power Plant Into a Green, Art Center in China's Gongshu District

Benoy will Transform a Power Plant Into a Green, Art Center in China's Gongshu District

The global architects at Benoy have announced their design for The Hangzhou Canal Art Center ? a new, green hub for local cultural events and art exhibitions. Located in the revitalizing, Gongshu district in Hangzhou, China, the art center will...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Dongsan  Church / Oh Jongsang

Dongsan Church / Oh Jongsang

Site planIn many cases, site conditions determine the direction of the building.The same was true of the Dongsan churches, which had long-triangled shaped land.We put the chaple on the right side of the land where we can get the largest volume.The...
architecture - 2018-05-19 19:36:49
Galleon / Studio Adjective

Galleon / Studio Adjective

Hong Kong architecture and interior design studio STUDIO ADJECTIVE joined hands with the local furniture group CRMG for the first time to design its first lifestyle concept store ?GALLEON?. Located in 9 Kingston Street, Causeway Bay, the two-storey...
architecture - 2018-05-18 19:41:12
House VG Renovation / ES-arch

House VG Renovation / ES-arch

It is a project on a rural building of the ?20s-?30s flanked by a building dating back to the \'70s, not at all consistent with the context.
architecture - 2018-05-18 19:41:12
"See-Through:" Video Explores the Spatial Dynamics Fostered by Lina Bo Bardi's Glass Easels

"See-Through:" Video Explores the Spatial Dynamics Fostered by Lina Bo Bardi's Glass Easel...

Architectural photographer and filmmaker Romullo Fontenelle of Studio Flagrante shared his latest video featuring Lina Bo Bardi\'s concrete and glass easels and the spatial dynamics they create in the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP)....
architecture - 2018-05-18 19:41:12
V&A Appoints DS+R as Lead Designers for V&A East Olympic Park Center

V&A Appoints DS+R as Lead Designers for V&A East Olympic Park Center

Diller Scofidio + Renfro has won an international competition for the design of a new V&A collection and research center to be located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London.
architecture - 2018-05-18 19:41:12
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