Borden Park Natural Swimming Pool / gh3

Borden Park Natural Swimming Pool / gh3 Courtesy of gh3 + 20 Architects Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Category Swimming Pool Design Team Pat Hanson, Raymond Chow, Bernard Jin, Joel DiGiacomo March, Nicholas Callies March, John McKenna Barch, DaeHee Kim Area 5989.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Manufacturers Loading… Courtesy of gh3 Text description provided by the […]

Paracas II House / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos

Paracas II House / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos © Juan Solano Ojasi + 33 © Juan Solano Ojasi Text description provided by the architects. This house, located in front of the bay of Paracas, arises from the emptiness generated by the location of the program inside a lot; the venues welcome a series of experiences in […]

Studley Park House / March Studio

Studley Park House / March Studio © Peter Bennetts + 19 © Peter Bennetts Text description provided by the architects. Studley Park House attempts to balance large scale modern living with the optimism and ideals of the local modernist gems of the area. Structure, technology, and materials are pushed to their limits in an attempt […]

Frida Escobedo designs Ettore Sottsass exhibition at ICA Miami

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has designed pink plinths and screens to showcase the work of Memphis group founder Ettore Sottsass in this retrospective exhibition at Miami’s Institute of Contemporary Art. Escobedo‘s layout of Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory, which features five-decades of work created by the late Italian architect and designer, alludes to “Sottsass’ […]

Chengdu Chipscreen Medicine Industry Production Base Ⅰ / Yuanism Architects + CPIDI

Chengdu Chipscreen Medicine Industry Production Base Ⅰ / Yuanism Architects + CPIDI Public space and water yard. Image © Qingshan Wu + 25 Architects CPIDI, Yuanism Architects Location No. 298, Kangqiang 1st Road, High-tech Zone, Chengdu, Sichuan, China Category Lead Architects Ruiding Cai Design Team Ruiding Cai, Zhe Wei, Xiaolong Wu, Shanwei Li Area 39891.0 […]

Gumno House / Turato Architects

Gumno House / Turato Architects © Ivan Dorotić + 21 © Ivan Dorotić Text description provided by the architects. Gumno (threshing floor) is a circular flattened plateau surrounded by a low stone wall, used for threshing the grains in the past. Gumno was a place of labor, endeavor, and care, and a framework for consistent […]

Appareil Architecture uses minimal palette to update 1960s Montreal home

Dark slate tiles, white marble and wood are among the materials that Canadian studio Appareil Architecture has used in the renovation of a mid-century home in Montreal to “foster harmony” with existing details. Appareil Architecture designed the overhaul for a residence in the city’s Outremont neighbourhood, which was completed in the 1960s by Montreal architect […]

The Backyard House / AD9 Architects

The Backyard House / AD9 Architects © Quang Tran + 41 Architects AD9 Architects Location Category Renovation Design Team Nguyen Nho, Phan Trong Hiep, Dang Thanh Phat, Nguyen Duc Truyen Area 76.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Quang Tran Manufacturers Loading… © Quang Tran Text description provided by the architects. The Backyard is the name […]

Heatherwick Studio reveals designs for “gigantic planted pergola” in Tokyo

Construction has begun on the Toranomon-Azabudai district in central Tokyo, where Japan’s tallest skyscraper will sit alongside buildings and a landscaped pergola designed by Heatherwick Studio. Heatherwick Studio designed the public realm and numerous low-rise blocks for the development within the Minato ward of Tokyo based on the idea of creating a giant plant-filled pergola. “As […]

Multifamily Housing Equilibrium 1 / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

Multifamily Housing Equilibrium 1 / taller de arquitectura de bogotá © Alejandro Arango + 18 © Alejandro Arango Text description provided by the architects. The reflection or formulated question in this project was focused on how to design a tower in height that simultaneously allowed compact units and diversity. © Alejandro Arango © Alejandro Arango […]

Competition: win three hand-crafted cocktail tables by Tom Faulkner

In our latest competition, we’ve teamed up with Tom Faulkner to give a reader the chance to win three cocktail tables from the designer’s Lily collection. The collection is based on Japanese lily pads, with the table tops originally manufactured in bronze and brass. Tom Faulkner has updated the table’s design for 2019 to feature […]

Maia House / Raulino Silva Arquitecto

Maia House / Raulino Silva Arquitecto © João Morgado + 32 Architects Raulino Silva Location Maia, Portugal Category Design Team Raulino Silva, Daniela Amorim, Cátia Sampaio, Giulia Pecorari, Marco Camilletti, Carla Ribeiro, Hélder Jesus, Isopescu Laurentiu, Elena Marino e Giuliano Pavarese Site Area 3756.6 ft2 Area 315.0 ft2 Project Year 2019 Photographs João Morgado © […]

Huge salvaged trees form benches in San Francisco restaurant Radhaus by Envelope A+D

A screwdriver, drawer knobs and a pipe are among the objects that Berkeley studio Envelope A+D has used as beer taps in this industrial-style restaurant in San Francisco. Radhaus is a beer hall and Bavarian restaurant located in the Bay Area’s historic Fort Mason Centre for Arts and Culture, a region acknowledged for its former […]

Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen reflects on the influence of Danish design in a short film by Vola

Dezeen promotion: Norm Architects‘ founding partner Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen explores the heritage and influence of Danish design in a short film presented by tap manufacturer Vola. Titled Danish Design and the Future, the film is led by Bjerre-Poulsen, founding partner of Copenhagen-based studio Norm Architects. Best known for its minimal aesthetic and earthy tones, the designer […]

Moncayo Club House / Iconico Studio

Moncayo Club House / Iconico Studio © Onnis Luque + 25 Director Moritz Melchert Strategic Director Rubén Jiménez Project Coordinator René Cruz Creative Director Armando Román Architects Adair Linares, Guillermo López, André Torres, Andrea Trejo, Aníbal González, Edith López, María Carballo, Santiago Olguin Visual Artist Abraham Mena More Specs Less Specs © Onnis Luque Text […]

“The basic foolishness is compounded by a screamingly patronising name – Whey Aye”

As Europe’s largest Ferris wheel is set to be built in Newcastle, Owen Hatherley questions why the giant wheels are still being built in cities across the world. Another Ferris wheel has just won planning permission, this time for a site on the Newcastle quayside. It provides an occasion to think about why there has been […]

Graux & Baeyens builds studio for Belgian artist Stief Desmet

Belgian studio Graux & Baeyens Architecten has used “sober but brutal” materials to create a new atelier for painter and sculpture Stief Desmet. Desmet already had one studio on his rural property in East Flanders, but it was too small to accommodate larger sculptures. Graux & Baeyens designed his new space, Studio SDS, in the […]

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