Vector Architects creates public space with Changjiang Art Museum

The pale brick volume of the Changjiang Art Museum by Vector Architects includes a raised public square and footbridge for the city of Taiyuan. The museum is located in Changjian village at the northeast corner of the city  in Shanxi Province, in an area that was largely demolished in 2016 to make way for rapid […]

Colourful public spaces are part of Pazdigrad Primary School in Croatia

Pazdigrad Primary School in Split, Croatia has been designed by architects X3M to include public squares, one of which is painted bright yellow The school is located on a sloping site, so X3M built it as a series of stacked concrete platforms. Pazdigrad Primary School is on periphery of the city and surrounded by housing […]

Heatherwick Studio’s Pier 55 renamed Little Island

Thomas Heatherwick’s Pier 55 park within New York’s Hudson River has been renamed Little Island, as visuals and a video detailing the project’s construction are released. Updated details of the project were revealed today by the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, which is funding the project. Now called Little Island, the project is currently taking shape […]

Urban Restoration of Los Bajos Park / EMAC

Urban Restoration of Los Bajos Park / EMAC © Joan Roig + 17 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture projectEmac Arquitectura AreaArea of this architecture project Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2017 PhotographerCreated with Sketch. © Joan Roig Text description provided by the architects. The environment of “Los Bajos” is located in an […]

Bolshaya Morskaya Street / AB CHVOYA + AM TRI

Bolshaya Morskaya Street / AB CHVOYA + AM TRI © Grigoriy Sokolinsky + 24 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture projectAB CHVOYA, AM TRI AreaArea of this architecture project Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2019 PhotographerCreated with Sketch. Grigoriy Sokolinsky ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Adobe, AutoDesk, Trimble © Grigoriy […]

Bubbles protrude from concrete puzzle pavilion at Design Week Mexico

The walls of this Mexico City pavilion by local architect Gerardo Broissin are made from concrete panels pieced together like a jigsaw puzzle. Broissin has created the structure on the hilly, lush grounds of Mexico City‘s contemporary art museum Museo Tamayo within Chapultepec Forest for this year’s Design Week Mexico (DWM) festival. It is built […]

Karen Blixens Plads Public Square / COBE

Karen Blixens Plads Public Square / COBE © Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST + 26 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture projectCOBE AreaArea of this architecture project 21415.0 m2 Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2019 PhotographerCreated with Sketch. Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST © Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST Text description provided by the architects. At […]

Jojutla Central Gardens / MMX

Jojutla Central Gardens / MMX © Dane Alonso + 33 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture projectMMX AreaArea of this architecture project 9144.0 m2 Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2019 Photographs © Dane Alonso Text description provided by the architects. After the devastating 09/17 earthquakes in Mexico, Jojutla was one of the most […]

Anting New Town Central Square Renovation / Kokaistudios

Anting New Town Central Square Renovation / Kokaistudios canopy. Image © Marc Goodwin + 45 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture projectKokaistudios AreaArea of this architecture project 50000.0 m2 Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2019 canopy. Image © Marc Goodwin Text description provided by the architects. Kokaistudios’ recent urban renewal project in Anting […]

Viewing Platform with Canopy and Amphitheater / OOO “ADM”

Viewing Platform with Canopy and Amphitheater / OOO “ADM” © Alexey Myakota + 18 © Alexey Myakota Text description provided by the architects. The name of the Siberian town Divnogorsk located 35 km from Krasnoyarsk appeared from a word combination “divnye gory” meaning “amazing mountains”. And indeed the panoramic view from the riverfront captures the […]

Dorte Mandrup and Diller Scofidio + Renfro compete to masterplan LA’s La Brea Tar Pits

Architecture firms Dorte Mandrup, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Weiss Manfredi have revealed their competition proposals to redevelop the park and museum accompanying Los Angeles’ historic La Brea Tar Pits. The trio created the designs for the surroundings of live-dig area La Brea Tar Pits, which formed over thousands of year as tar leaked from the […]

Niederhafen River Promenade / Zaha Hadid Architects

Niederhafen River Promenade / Zaha Hadid Architects © Piet Niemann + 21 © Piet Niemann Text description provided by the architects. Located at Niederhafen on the Elbe River between St. Pauli Landungsbrücken and Baumwall in Hamburg, the upgraded 625 metre river promenade is integral to the modernisation and reinforcement of the city’s flood protection system. […]

Renovation of Piazza San Michele / VPS Architetti

Renovation of Piazza San Michele / VPS Architetti © Dietrich Steinmetz + 20 © Stefano Ferrando Text description provided by the architects. The design for Piazza San Michele, the main public space in the one of Cagliari’s “central peripheries”, was based on the site’s main geometric and spatial elements: The original Via Abruzzi, which crossed […]

Garage Screen Cinema / SYNDICATE Architects

Garage Screen Cinema / SYNDICATE Architects © Aleksey Narodizkiy + 28 © Daniil Annenkov Text description provided by the architects. Garage Screen is a summer cinema located in Gorky Park in Moscow opposite the Museum of Modern Art Garage, designed by Rem Koolhaas and opened in 2015. The design reinterprets the process of watching a […]

OMOKEN Park / Yabashi architects & associates

OMOKEN Park / Yabashi architects & associates © yashiro photo office + 22 © yashiro photo office Text description provided by the architects. A project to regenerate the ruins of buildings damaged by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake. Citizens who have experienced earthquakes have become aware of symbiosis more than ever by helping each other.What I […]

Azatlyk – Central Square of Naberezhnye Chelny / DROM

Azatlyk – Central Square of Naberezhnye Chelny / DROM © Evgeny Evgrafov + 21 Architects Design Team Asaf Barnea, Aga Batkiewicz, Valentina Ciccotosto, Elif G ö zde – ö ztoprak, Timur Karimullin, Sofia Koutsenko, Roos Pulskens, Timur Shabaev, Pratyusha Suryakant Lead Architects Sofia Koutsenko, Timur Karimullin, Timur Shabaev Area 7800.0 m2 Project Year 2019 Photographs […]

SHoP and Ken Smith convert Manhattan’s Pier 35 into an eco park

US firms SHoP Architects and Ken Smith Workshop have turned a sliver of land along the East River into an ecological park featuring gardens, a faceted metal screen and a rocky beach that serves as habitat for mussels. Just south of the Lower East Side neighbourhood in Manhattan, Pier 35 sits along the East River and […]

B.I.G Haizhu Bay Creative Zone / Atelier cn°S

B.I.G Haizhu Bay Creative Zone / Atelier cn°S © Siming Wu + 32 Architects Atelier cn°S Location Intersection of Ruibao Road and Lijiao Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China Category Renovation Design Director Guanqiu Zhong, Gang Song, Zhiyuan Zhu Design Team Haibo Zhao, Ke Yang, Liu Tan, Zhe Duan, Jianbo Wu, Zhibin Wang Proprietor BRAVO GROUP […]

Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms State Park coloured with rainbow flag for Pride Month 2019

The staircase leading up to the Louis Kahn-designed Four Freedoms State Park in New York City has been covered with a huge rainbow to celebrate Pride Month this year. Large decals, or stickers, temporarily adorn the 24 granite steps that lead to the island’s Four Freedoms monument on Roosevelt Island, which was designed by late American […]

Manitoboggan Slide / Public City Architecture

Manitoboggan Slide / Public City Architecture © Stationpoint Photographic + 13 Architects Public City Architecture Location St. Vital Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Category Public Architecture Lead Landsape Architect Liz Wreford, OALA, MALA, AALA, SALA, CSLA Team Peter Sampson, MAA, OAA, FRAIC Taylor LaRocque, MALA, CSLA Area 1000.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Stationpoint Photographic © […]

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