ITSLIQUID ARCHIVE - ARCHITECTURE

HOUSE OF INFINITE

Architecture | June 12, 2022

On a marvelous place like a piece of earthly paradise, at Cádiz, we have built an infinite plane facing the infinite sea, the most radical house we have ever made. At the very edge of the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where the sea unites the new and the old continent, emerges a stone platform. At the place where all the ships from the Mediterranean used to pass and still pass by as they head off into the Atlantic. Read more


HOUSE OF WISDOM

Architecture | June 9, 2022

The House of Wisdom - an iconic library and cultural centre in Sharjah - has opened to the public. The central focus of the 2019 UNESCO World Book Capital celebrations, the project seeks to be the catalyst for a new cultural quarter in the city. Read more


FARFETCH HQ / FUSE VALLEY…

Architecture | June 5, 2022

Farfetch, the leading global technology platform for luxury fashion, seeks to further connect creators, curators, and consumers in a purpose-built urban fashion village on the slopes of Leça River in Porto. The 178,000 m2 art-filled HQ features 12 interconnected buildings that each represent the various elements of the company's organization, with the design of each space tailored accordingly. Read more


SNØHETTA REVIVES TRADITIONAL HARBOR BATH…

Architecture | June 4, 2022

Architectural drawings from the 1930s are dusted off in Snøhetta’s recent proposal for the reconstruction of the venerable harbor bath Knubben in Arendal. Read more


NANCY AND RICH KINDER MUSEUM…

Architecture | May 27, 2022

The new Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum Building is characterized by porosity, opening the ground floor at all elevations. Seven gardens slice the perimeter, marking points of entry and punctuating the elevations. The largest garden court, at the corner of Bissonnet and Main Street, marks a central entry point on the new Museum of Fine Arts, Houston campus. Read more


THE BOTANIC GARDEN

Architecture | May 24, 2022

The Botanic Garden is one of the four major pavilions in the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exposition. During the event, it was the most favorable place which has received millions of visitors. Read more


KAOHSIUNG STATION BY MECANOO

Architecture | May 22, 2022

The new Kaohsiung Station is the crowning achievement of the massive Kaohsiung Metropolitan Area Underground Railway Project, which includes seven subterranean stations along a 9.75 km railway tunnel. It will be a true transportation hub integrating train, metro, local and intercity bus services, taxi and bicycle. Read more


Chengdu’s Museum of Natural History

Architecture | May 20, 2022

A celebration of Chengdu's modern ethos and historical legacy, the Museum of Natural History will transform the city's skyline and symbolize its innovative spirit. Read more


GRAND WORLD PHU QUOC WELCOME…

Architecture | May 17, 2022

Vinpearl Project is the welcome center of the Grand World Phu Quoc master-plan, which is the center of the massive Phu Quoc United Center. Read more


SONORA ART VILLAGE

Architecture | May 14, 2022

Probably you all remember our sonora house project. For the new followers, we made a house concept in Mexico, It was frozen, but we gladly finished it and showed you. Read more


The Belgrade Philharmonic Concert Hall

Architecture | May 5, 2022

Following a year-long international competition led by the UNDP, London architecture studio AL_A has been selected to design the new Belgrade Philharmonic Concert Hall. Read more


SUMSEI TERRARIUM

Architecture | May 5, 2022

“SUMSEI TERRARIUM”, a journey to find myself. We focused on a special story of our brand in order to spread the strengths of Sumsei in the room. Sumsei has products that mostly encounter bare bodies or bare feet, such as ‘body dryer’ which is the leading product that is used to easily dry the body after shower. Read more


APPLE AL MARYAH ISLAND

Architecture | May 4, 2022

Located in Abu Dhabi’s prestigious financial district, Apple Al Maryah Island occupies the pride of place on the island’s waterfront – a large, shaded plaza beneath the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange building and adjacent to The Galleria Al Maryah Island Mall Read more


THE WHALE BY DORTE MANDRUP

Architecture | April 27, 2022

Dorte Mandrup once again proves her ability to create architecture in extraordinary, irreplaceable landscapes. The Danish architecture studio has won the international competition to design the new attraction, The Whale, 300 km north of the Arctic Circle in northern Norway. Read more


DESERT ROCK BY OPPENHEIM

Architecture | April 15, 2022

Created by the world-class architectural design firm, Oppenheim Architecture, Desert Rock is designed to protect and preserve the environment and will allow guests to connect with the nature and local culture of the region. “We wanted to create a destination that allows guests to experience Saudi Arabia’s untouched beauty. Desert Rock will provide guests with uninterrupted spectacular views while preserving the natural landscape for future generations to enjoy,” said John Pagano, CEO at TRSDC. Read more


Le Dome Winery by Foster…

Architecture | April 13, 2022

Nestled in the rolling hills of Bordeaux, the new Le Dôme winery in Saint-Émilion has welcomed its first visitors. Designed and engineered by the practice, the low-lying building blends seamlessly with the UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Landscape of the region with a state-of-the-art facility for the internationally renowned wine, Le Dôme. Read more


CAN RAS

Architecture | April 9, 2022

Made to disappear. This is how the concept for this house on the island of Mallorca is presented, a few meters from the shore of the Mediterranean sea. Read more


WINTER PARK LIBRARY AND EVENTS…

Architecture | April 4, 2022

Sited on the Northwest corner of Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, this new civic and cultural hub embodies the values of the park's namesake and is envisioned as a space for community empowerment and edification. Read more


MARITIME CENTER ROTTERDAM

Architecture | March 24, 2022

Mecanoo's Maritime Center provides new scenic route for Rotterdam. The iconic Maritime Center Rotterdam will be located in the middle of the water on the Rijnhaven. Read more


THE EYES OF SANXINGDUI

Architecture | March 22, 2022

MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has unveiled the design of their latest project; “The Eyes of Sanxingdui” for the Sanxingdui Ancient Shu Cultural Heritage Museum. The project sees MAD place a cluster of scattered wooden structures above the dense greens and clear waters of the ancient landscape. Read more


1.000 TREES

Architecture | March 21, 2022

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled its latest project, 1,000 Trees, in Shanghai, China. The site is a new mixed-use development designed to emerge as two forest-capped mountains from the waterfront in Shanghai. Read more


NORFOLK BURLEIGH HEADS BY KOICHI…

Architecture | March 15, 2022

Drawing inspiration from local Norfolk pines, the latest mixed-use residential project by Koichi Takada Architects is a sculptural and sympathetic addition to its coastal location in Burleigh Heads (Queensland, Australia). Read more


KLIMATORIUM

Architecture | March 8, 2022

The Klimatorium, Denmark’s international climate centre in Lemvig, has now been completed. The new climate centre combines rustic and pragmatic architecture by 3XN with local nature design and integrated flood protection by SLA. Read more


SHENZHEN ZHONGSHUGE

Architecture | March 3, 2022

Although the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone is only 40 years old, a tiny period of time in terms of macroscopic scale, it has made great achievements that have attracted worldwide attention. Read more


TREE HOUSES

Architecture | February 23, 2022

Milan based studio Peter Pichler Architecture has developed a concept for sustainable tree houses in West Virginia, United States. The project Tree Houses is located in West Virginia, United States. Read more


THE SAUDI ARABIA PAVILION AT…

Architecture | February 22, 2022

Boris Micka Associates, designed the building and contents of the SAUDI ARABIA PAVILION for EXPO2020 in Dubai. They have participated on the fascinating development of this project, from first sketches to public opening. Read more


MACBA EXTENSION BY CHRIST &…

Architecture | February 21, 2022

Presently housed in a building opened in 1995, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) requires a significant increase of its exhibition space. Addressing this need, the design for the new MACBA was developed in partnership between Christ & Gantenbein and Barcelona-based H Arquitectes as a new volume opposite the current venue. Read more


MU XIN ART MUSEUM

Architecture | February 20, 2022

Modern concrete cubes float idyllically over the Yuanbao lake of a 1000 year ancient historic water town in China, Wuzhen in China's Zhejiang Province has become home to the cultural addition which is the Mu Xin Museum designed by New York based OLI Architecture. Read more


AMOREPACIFIC HEADQUARTERS

Architecture | February 16, 2022

The new headquarters for Amorepacific, Korea's largest beauty company, is located in the centre of Seoul at a site which has been occupied by the company since 1956. It is situated next to a former US military zone that is being transformed into the spacious public Yongsan Park and a business district, which was part of a masterplan representing the largest high-rise development in Korea that substantially altered the urban fabric of the Yongsan district. Read more


KAOHSIUNG POP MUSIC CENTER

Architecture | February 7, 2022

Next to the mouth of the Love River, the project is located in the port city of Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan. In this particular enclave where water is the central axis of Taiwanese life both economically with the largest port in Taiwan, and at the urban level with the Love River drawing a dividing line between the two parts of the city, and at the environmental level where the relative humidity ranges between 60% and 80% - the Pop Music Center proposes a landscape of geometries rescued from the seabed. Foams, corals, seaweed, waves and aquatic animals are arranged on the surface and specialize in specific uses, so each piece manifests its own personality and a formal challenge and, at the same time, is integrated into a common ecosystem. Read more