RECENT POSTS IN ARCHITECTURE

Sweco’s Headquarters Stockholm by Sweco

Architecture | July 16, 2021

Sweco's head office in Stockholm is no typical workplace. Here, Sweco's architects, engineers and environmental experts work together to plan and design the societies and cities of the future. Together with the property owner, we have reshaped the Sweco Building in line with the company's philosophy and commitment to sustainability, energy conservation, creative encounters and continuous change. The building supports our way of working and enables us to show that we practice what we preach. Read more


ICD Brookfield Place by Foster…

Architecture | July 12, 2021

ICD Brookfield Place is an office and retail development located in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre district (DIFC). The mixed-use development includes a 53-storey tower featuring world-class workspaces, set within an urban setting that celebrates its location and makes a positive change to the area around it. Read more


Hardt Hyperloop by UNStudio

Architecture | June 23, 2021

the Hardt Hyperloop Hub: a vision for the future of European Hyperloop stations, and a study of how the Hyperloop can incorporate itself into cities and towns of different sizes and contexts, brought to you by our UNSFutures team. Read more


Renovation Mitsukoshi building by KKAA

Architecture | June 16, 2021

Department store (5,237.9 m2). Mitsukoshi is the first and oldest department store in Japan. Kengo Kuma and associates (Kkaa) renewed their main store in Nihonbashi to a "white and shiny forest". Read more


The new Art Gallery of…

Architecture | June 9, 2021

KPMB Architects with Omar Gandhi Architect, Jordan Bennett Studio, Elder Lorraine Whitman (NWAC), Public Work and Transsolar have been selected as the winning team of the international design competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Waterfront Arts District. The new Gallery and Arts District, located on the Salter Block of the Halifax Waterfront, will be a transformative arts destination for all to experience. Read more


TROUBLE IN PARADISE

Architecture | June 1, 2021

Although rural areas make up 93% of Poland’s territory, only 40% of the population lives there. This data is an accurate reflection of worldwide trends. Engulfed in spatial chaos, having so far remained on the sidelines of architectural interest, the countryside has become the subject of the exhibition in the Polish Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2021. Read more


American Framing – The United…

Architecture | May 21, 2021

The United States Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia presents an exhibition exploring the ubiquity and aesthetic power of wood-framed construction in American architecture. Read more


PLATFORM AUSTRIA

Architecture | May 20, 2021

The focus of PLATFORM AUSTRIA is platform urbanism. Platform urbanism marks a highly significant upheaval in the design of our environment and its architecture. It concerns the changes that the rise of digital platforms is bringing to all spheres of our lives – from living, working and learning to health, recreation and culture. Read more


ARCHITECTURE AS MEASURE – THE…

Architecture | May 19, 2021

Curated by Neyran Turan and coordinated by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), the Pavilion of Turkey presents Architecture as Measure at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, titled How Will We Live Together? and taking place from May 22 to November 21, 2021. Read more


AIR/AIRA/AIRE – CATALONIA IN VENICE

Architecture | May 16, 2021

The Institut Ramon Llull presents Catalonia in Venice - air/aria/aire, a Collateral Event of the Biennale Architettura 2021 and an exhibition curated by architect Olga Subirós. The project reflects upon the central theme of the Biennale, ‘How will we live together?’, with an investigation into air as a common asset upon which our survival depends. Read more


WHO IS WE?

Architecture | May 16, 2021

The central theme of this biennale is “How will we live together?” – a question that has become even more urgent due to the pandemic. The Dutch contribution answers this question with a counter-question: ”Who is we?” and makes the pavilion a powerful plea against monoculture in architecture and urban planning. Read more


To gather: The Architecture of…

Architecture | May 15, 2021

The Singapore Pavilion officially opens at its seventh showcase at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. Commissioned by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and DesignSingapore Council (Dsg) and curated by the National University of Singapore (NUS), the exhibition returns to the Sale d’Armi at the Arsenale in Venice, Italy, and will run from 22 May to 21 November 2021. Read more


HOMES FOR LUXEMBOURG

Architecture | May 14, 2021

The Luxembourg Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia opened its doors to the public on Saturday 22 May 2021 with a silent opening. Read more


OTHERNITY – RECONDITIONING OUR MODERN…

Architecture | May 13, 2021

“The Othernity for us is such a new, collaboration-based method, which helps us rethink our practice of heritage protection and, at the same time, it is such an architectural behaviour that can create a more responsible attitude towards profession and society.” Read more


THE GARDEN OF PRIVATISED DELIGHTS

Architecture | May 13, 2021

The British Council is delighted to open its commission for this year’s British Pavilion exhibition at the Biennale Architettura, The Garden of Privatised Delights, running 22 May - 21 November 2021. Read more


COMPOSITE PRESENCE

Architecture | May 12, 2021

This summer, Venice will host the Biennale Architettura 2021, the world’s most important exhibition in the field of contemporary architecture. On the initiative of the Flemish Community and commissioned by the Flanders Architecture Institute (VAi), Bovenbouw Architectuur will present the exhibition Composite Presence in the Belgian pavilion. Read more


WHAT WE SHARE. A MODEL…

Architecture | May 10, 2021

At the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the Nordic Pavilion is transformed into a full-scale section of a solid wood cohousing project designed by Helen & Hard architects in close collaboration with a group of residents. Read more


Entanglement – The Irish Pavilion

Architecture | May 10, 2021

Our everyday lives are becoming increasingly entangled with data technologies. The Irish Pavilion addresses the utopian fantasy of the Cloud, as a romantic metaphor: The cloud is material. Read more


LIGHTWALK – GANGNAM INTERNATIONAL TRANSIT…

Architecture | May 9, 2021

The Lightwalk is not only an architectural component, it also is a part of the territory and the ground of the city. Defined as a Land Art intervention, it belongs to the city scale, in dialogue with the Han River and Tancheon Stream and the mountains in the background. It is a minimalistic, yet incredibly powerful gesture, which marks the presence of a new major integrated public transportation station for the city of Seoul. Read more


CERN SCIENCE GATEWAY BUILDING

Architecture | May 3, 2021

As part of its missions to educate and engage the public in science, and to share knowledge and technology with society, CERN is launching the Science Gateway, a new facility for scientific education and outreach. Read more


WATER MUSEUM BY ABIBOO STUDIO

Architecture | April 29, 2021

The project for the Museum of Water evokes water through its print, strategies, and materials (including water), which are used to depict its grandiosity. The building incorporates local elements to showcase the need for sensitivity toward water and water use. The building is 50,000 Sq. Ft. (5,000 sq.m.), and is organized around eight volumes marked as if by water erosion. Read more


Primitive Migration from/to Taiwan

Architecture | April 26, 2021

Hosted by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA), an affiliated institution of Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture, Divooe Zein Architects and Double-Grass International Co., are curating the Taiwan Collateral Event for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia (Biennale Architettura 2021). Read more


RIVER STREET WATERFRONT MASTERPLAN BY…

Architecture | April 24, 2021

The Brooklyn waterfront is continually evolving. What was once a soft shoreline of wetlands, marshes, shallows, beaches, and tidal flats, is now a series of elevated piers, bulkheads and physical barriers, compromising the relationship between water and city. Read more


RIMAC CAMPUS BY 3LHD ARCHITECTS

Architecture | April 24, 2021

The campus is located 16 km from the centre of Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. It sits in a unique position as it is surrounded by a natural landscape yet still well connected to the highway and airport. Read more


Biennale Architettura 2021: The Danish…

Architecture | April 22, 2021

Con-nect-ed-ness: The Danish Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia focuses on people’s connection with each other and with nature, in a total installation consisting of a giant cyclic system of water collected locally in Venice. Read more


Biennale Architettura 2021

Architecture | April 20, 2021

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition titled How will we live together?, curated by Hashim Sarkis and organized by La Biennale di Venezia, will be open to the public from Saturday 22 May to Sunday 21 November 2021 at the Giardini and Arsenale venues. Read more


THE RUSSIAN CITY OF THE…

Architecture | April 8, 2021

With the proposal ‘’Weaving Saratov’’, team Karres en Brands, Mandaworks, Kosmos have won the international masterplan competition to transform the decommissioned Saratov-Tsentralny airfield into an ambitious new city centre district. Read more


The Darling Exchange

Architecture | March 31, 2021

The project is a multi-use civic building comprised of a public library, childcare, and commercial uses; including a fresh food market and restaurants. It was planned as a part of the large urban development in the active area of Darling Harbor, Sydney. Partner in charge: Yuki Ikeguchi. Read more