Building Anew: Abu Dhabi’s Modern Architectural Projects

Building Anew: Abu Dhabi’s Modern Architectural Projects © Luc Boegly & Sergio Grazia Abu Dhabi‘s history is tied to its development. As the capital and second most populated city of the United Arab Emirates, it has radically transformed in recent decades. Planned under the guidance of Sheikh Zayed by Japanese architect Katsuhiko Takahashi in 1967, […]

FGP Atelier Begins Construction of Guangzhou International Cultural Center in China

FGP Atelier Begins Construction of Guangzhou International Cultural Center in China © FGP Atelier + 26 The construction of a new 150,000m2, 320m tall tower is underway in Guangzhou, China under the leadership of Mexican architect Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido: FGP Atelier. The project, titled the Guangzhou International Cultural Center (GICC), takes a holistic approach to design, […]

Studio House El Sucucho / Sin.Tesis Arquitectos

Studio House El Sucucho / Sin.Tesis Arquitectos © Ramiro Sosa Calculation Engineer Sebastian Gomez Manufacturers Loading… © Ramiro Sosa © Ramiro Sosa ’Sucucho: pejorative colloquial name for a space. Small, dirty, precarious, poorly lit and poorly ventilated room. We call it Sucucho, and it is our home-studio. Sucucho is an ironic way of referring to what […]

Dark Beacon Pavilion / Kieran Donnellan + MEDS (Meetings of Design Studies)

Dark Beacon Pavilion / Kieran Donnellan + MEDS (Meetings of Design Studies) © Vlad Georgiev + 23 © Vlad Georgiev Text description provided by the architects. This pavilion aims to raise awareness of sea level rise. It was designed by Kieran Donnellan and implemented by a team of international participants during MEDS 2019 in Spetses, […]

House in Kawachinagano / arbol

House in Kawachinagano / arbol © Yasunori Shimomura + 22 © Yasunori Shimomura “one-story house where furniture shines feeling the river closely”. The design started within a conversation with the client who loves furniture and has a collection of it, saying “I want to live in a space where my furniture looks more beautiful, and […]

Earthquake Memorial Hall and Relics Park in Longtou mountain Town / HUAXIA Architects Studio

Earthquake Memorial Hall and Relics Park in Longtou mountain Town / HUAXIA Architects Studio Tree of life. Image © Xiu Huo + 28 Building perspective. Image © Xiu Huo BackgroundThe earthquake occurred in Longtoushan Town, Ludian County, Yunnan Province at 16:30 on August 3, 2014, which is 6.5-magnitude, resulting in 617 deaths, 112 missing and […]

Othello House / MASA Architects

Othello House / MASA Architects © Masao Nishikawa + 25 © Masao Nishikawa Text description provided by the architects. A house that shares pleasure with a town: Takatsuki City is located nearly at the center between Osaka and Kyoto, thriving as a bed town for these cities. This area in front of JR Takatsuki station […]

Shangyuan House / Robot3 Studio

Shangyuan House / Robot3 Studio West elevation. Image Courtesy of Robot 3 Studio + 25 Architects Robot3 Studio Location Shangyuan Art Museum Synopsis, Huairou District, Beijing, China Category Design Team Fei Pan, Dong Han, hi Wang, Mountain Ling Area 118.0 m2 Project Year 2019 Manufacturers Loading… Courtesy of Robot 3 Studio Text description provided by […]

Shoffice / Platform 5 Architects

Save this picture! © Alan Williams Photography + 10 Architects Platform 5 Architects Location St. John’s Wood, Saint John’s Wood, City of Westminster, London NW8, UK Category Offices Structural Engineer Morph Structures Contractor Millimetre Project Year 2012 Photographs Alan Williams Photography Save this picture! © Alan Williams Photography ‘Shoffice’ (shed + office) is a garden […]

York St. House / Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

York St. House / Jackson Clements Burrows Architects © Derek Swalwell + 15 © Derek Swalwell Text description provided by the architects. The project reflects a joyful take on the classic “box on the back” renovation. Its design embraces a nimble and sensitive response to a heritage context, while also meeting the specific needs of […]

Make Bank’s Print Project sees 20 designers create prints to fund arts education

Social enterprise Make Bank has released a collection of 24 prints by British creatives, including textile designer Donna Wilson and graphic designer Peter Chadwick, to help fund arts education for disadvantaged children. The 24 print designs were commissioned by Make Bank, a social enterprise instigated by Kirsty Thomas, a designer and co-founder of Tom Pigeon, […]

Edoardo Tresoldi creates ethereal wire mesh sculpture at Arte Sella

Artist Edoardo Tresoldi has partially filled the walls of Simbiosi – a ghostly wire-mesh sculpture on a hillside at the Arte Sella open-air museum in Italy – with rocks. Located in Trentino Valley, the museum and sculpture park was hit with an unprecedented storm in October 2018, resulting in the destruction of various artworks and […]

JRZ House / Arquitetare

© Marcelo Stammer + 19 Architects Arquitetare Location São Lourenço, Brazil Category Lead Architects Arq. Elaine Zanon & Desig. Claudia Machado / Arquitetare Project Team Elaine Zanon, Claudia Machado, Marcia Fujimoto, Vivian Hansen, Juliana Desessards, Andreia Gonzaga, Camila Picoli, Cristina Cardoso /.Arquitetare Engineering JULIANA HOFSTAETTER ZIMER Area 685.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Marcelo Stammer […]

Apple Store Fifth Avenue / Foster + Partners

Apple Store Fifth Avenue / Foster + Partners © Aaron Hargreaves / Foster + Partners + 9 © Aaron Hargreaves / Foster + Partners Text description provided by the architects. Through the careful peeling back of layers of history and the sensitive restoration of the cube, Apple Fifth Avenue seeks to revive the plaza by […]

Architect Stefano Boeri to speak at first ACT Forum’19

Dezeen promotion: brands Makita, SCG and TOSTEM will appear at the debut edition of ACT Forum’19 exposition in November, alongside architect Stefano Boeri. The four-day event located in Bangkok, Thailand, is a forum and exposition that focuses on the South East Asian region’s building and design industries. ACT Forum’19 (The International Architect Forum and Building Technology Exposition), […]

Flowering meadow tops Statue of Liberty Museum in New York by FXCollaborative

An expansive green roof, bird-friendly glass and copper accents are among the design elements that architecture firm FXCollaborative incorporated into an angular museum on Liberty Island in the New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty Museum sits just across from Lady Liberty, the famed neoclassical sculpture that France gave to the US in the 1880s. […]

Dutch typographer and graphic designer Wim Crouwel dies at 90

Wim Crouwel, the renowned Dutch graphic designer responsible for the identity of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum for more than two decades and founder of Total Design, has died aged 90. Dutch typographer and graphic designer Crouwel, nicknamed Mr Gridnik, died last week in his hometown of Amsterdam at the age of 90. Tributes from around the […]

Cerro la Cruz House / Turner Arquitectos

Save this picture! © Nicolás Saieh + 15 Architects Turner Arquitectos Location Lo Barnechea, Chile Category Houses Lead Architects Patrick Turner, Josefina Vergara Area 4284.04 ft2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Nicolás Saieh Manufacturers Loading… Builder Antumalal, Horacio Johnson. Calculation engineer Pedro Araneda Lighting Turner Arquitectos Landscaping Karin Oetjen Waterproofing TECPRO Soil mechanics R&V Ingenieros Weather […]

Chapel Music Studio / Goko MX

Chapel Music Studio / Goko MX © Fernando Marroquín + 26 Architects Location Anzures, 11590 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico Category Lead Architect Christopher Koehn Area 300.0 m2 Project Year 2019 Photographs Fernando Marroquín Manufacturers Loading… © Fernando Marroquín Text description provided by the architects. A space to inspire musicians. Music Studios have a tendency […]

Segerstedthuset Extension in Uppsala University / 3XN

Segerstedthuset Extension in Uppsala University / 3XN © Adam Mørk + 41 Architects Location Dag Hammarskjölds Väg 7, 752 37 Uppsala, Sweden Category University Area 22100.0 m2 Project Year 2017 Photographs Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk Text description provided by the architects. Uppsala University is the oldest university in the Nordic region with 45,000 students […]

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