RECENT POSTS IN ARCHITECTURE

The Sliding Shelter by Christophe…

Architecture | February 6, 2020

"The Sliding Shelter" is an isolated refuge amidst vast snowy slopes. Its inclined geometry hugs the topography as much as it contrasts by its abstraction. After the precarious balance ofTip-Box, The Sliding Shelter suggests a motionless slip towards freezing depths below. Both structures may question the place of man in his environment and the future of this cohabitation. Read more


Unicorn Island masterplan by Zaha…

Architecture | February 4, 2020

With China's economy evolving from traditional industries to internet and technology-based organisations, the country is now home to a third of the world's technology start-ups valued at over a billion US dollars - termed 'unicorn companies'. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, has developed into a centre of excellence providing computer chips for half the world's laptops and is a leading producer of mobile computing hardware. Read more


Ethar – Honoring Generosity

Architecture | February 1, 2020

OMA and Inside Outside have collaborated on a design for "Ethar - Honoring Generosity", a field of columns engraved with stories from Arabic scholars, scientists and thinkers, unified in a monumental landscape embodying generosity and knowledge. The installation celebrates the unique culture of charitable giving in the United Arab Emirates with a physical installation that is part of the urban landscape of Dubai. Read more


The Century Project for the…

Architecture | January 24, 2020

Led by Design Principal Alan Maskin, the Century Project is a renovation of the Space Needle focused on enhancing the visitor experience for the next 50 years. Providing a new sense of transparency, the redesign hearkens back to the Space Needle's original guiding principle: providing unparalleled views. Read more


House on maple-tree hills

Architecture | January 18, 2020

A house in a residential area on the outskirts of Tokyo. Compared to the narrow front-side width, its depth goes further down. Two-thirds of its site is located approximately 3 meters above the street level. Read more


Countryside, The Future, an AMO…

Architecture | January 6, 2020

From February 20 through summer 2020 the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present Countryside, The Future, an exhibition addressing urgent environmental, political, and socioeconomic issues through the lens of architect and urbanist Rem Koolhaas and AMO, the think tank of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). Read more


Studio Libeskind – “Gare Thiers-Est”

Architecture | January 3, 2020

Studio Libeskind in collaboration with Fevrier Carre Architectes and landscape architect Jean Mus was selected to design the "Gare Thiers-Est" (East Thiers Station), as a result of an international competition sponsored by the City of Nice. The project involves the design of 20,000 square meters of high-end commercial space that will feature two levels of shops, a 120 room hotel and office spaces, a sculptural entry pavilion, a 200 seat auditorium below grade, and a restaurant offering an open roof terrace with views towards the sea on the top floor. Read more


French Dream Towers by XTU

Architecture | December 31, 2019

Located in a new developing area of Hangzhou, the French Dream Towers are designed to display and showcase French expertise. Read more


Solar Carve

Architecture | December 25, 2019

Sculpted by the angles of the sun, Solar Carve (40 Tenth Ave) explores how shaping architecture in response to solar access and other site-specific criteria can expand its potential to have a positive impact on its environment. Located at the edge of Manhattan between the High Line park and the Hudson River, the building takes its unique form from the geometric relationships between the allowable envelope and the sun's path. In addition to producing a faceted, gem-like facade, this integrated response allows the building to benefit the important public green space of the High Line-privileging light, fresh air, and river views to the public park-while also becoming a new iconic silhouette on the New York skyline. Read more


MARKTHAL

Architecture | December 6, 2019

The Markthal is a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living, and parking, a building in which all functions are fully integrated to celebrate and enhance their synergetic possibilities. A secure, covered square is nestled beneath a large arch, conceived as an entirely new take on a typical market square and its surrounding buildings. Read more


Isenberg School of Management by…

Architecture | November 19, 2019

The copper clad Business Innovation Hub at the heart of the University of Massachusetts Amherst adds 70,000SF of hyper-collaborative study and social space to one of the top-30 public business schools in the United States. Read more


Vertical City

Architecture | November 17, 2019

Architecture firm Luca Curci Architects presents Vertical City, a project proposal for a vertical city-building of 25,000 people settled in the water. A number of renewable energy resources, such as wind, water turbines and solar panels are also incorporated. Energy storage solutions. Water desalination. Food production and farming integrated and follow a zero-waste policy. Healthier life-style. No suburbs. Less poverty oriented. Read more


Cyrela by Pininfarina

Architecture | October 26, 2019

Launched the first residential tower design by Pininfarina. São Paulo is the first city to host a residential tower designed by Pininfarina. The project has been realized by Cyrela, one of the leading developer in Brazil. Read more


Kloof 145 by SAOTA

Architecture | October 19, 2019

Accessed from Kloof Road, which winds along the western slopes of Lion's Head, this site is positioned in the wind-protected suburb of Clifton. Years before any development was introduced, this slope was conceivably covered by indigenous forest and fynbos. Read more


Sibipiruna’s House by Otto Felix

Architecture | October 8, 2019

Casa das Sibipirunas instigates a more reflective and disconnected dwelling, where the proposal for a simpler life was established as a reference. Read more


Sejong M-Bridge by Morphosis

Architecture | October 6, 2019

In 2003, the government of South Korea announced ambitious plans to move the capital out of Seoul, in an effort to encourage more balanced development and political influence across the country. Seoul was eventually retained as the national capital but many governmental departments and ministries were moved to Sejong City, a new planned metropolitan center designated as a special administrative zone. Read more


Raffles City by UNStudio

Architecture | September 29, 2019

Designed by Ben van Berkel / UNStudio, CapitaLand's new Raffles City is a sustainable urban hub for living, working and leisure located in Hangzhou, one of China's most picturesque cities. It forms the eighth Raffles City development in China. Read more


Floating House by Talleresque

Architecture | September 19, 2019

A house inside a vertical spiral hides in the depths of its surroundings. Integration between outside and inside: the main ingredient, before material or form. Read more


The Geometrication by RENESA ARCHITECTURE

Architecture | September 3, 2019

Renesa Architecture Design Interiors Studio took cues from the original deconstructive architecture to create a spatial experience filled with volumetric galleries and partitioned masses. Located at the newly renovated 32nd avenue, the space plays host to a restaurant and an escape room unlocking a variable experience that includes the visitor from the very start. Read more


Shanghai Planetarium

Architecture | September 1, 2019

The international competition-winning design celebrates the continuum of time and space: it is modern and forward-looking while at the same time presents a link Read more


Cooled Conservatories, Gardens by the…

Architecture | August 28, 2019

In 2006, WilkinsonEyre was part of a British-led team that won the design competition the masterplan for Singapore's Gardens by the Bay. Read more


Haramain High Speed Rail

Architecture | August 26, 2019

The Haramain High Speed Rail is a major infrastructure project for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, connecting the cities of Makkah, Madinah, Jeddah and the developing King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). Read more


Karle Town Centre by UNStudio

Architecture | August 15, 2019

UNStudio designs Bangalore's Karle Town Centre, a new tech campus for India. According to economists, Bangalore finds itself at the epicenter of this rapid growth. Read more


High Lines – New York

Architecture | August 7, 2019

The main idea of HIGH LINES is not to create just another elevated pedestrian walkway but rather to reinvent a completely new vision for this part of New York. Read more


Jetavana Temple by Studio Gaon

Architecture | August 2, 2019

The Middle Way is not the kind of enlightenment that comes at the end of suffering, but something that is 'pleasant from the beginning, the middle and the end.' Read more


Sixty6 Tower by Pininfarina

Architecture | July 30, 2019

Pininfarina makes its debut in Cyprus, contributing to the evolution of its skyline through a residential tower designed for the local developer Nikhi Group. Read more


Courtyard No. 1, Heze by…

Architecture | July 29, 2019

This project is situated at the intersection of Guangzhou Road and Minjiang Road in the Economic Development Zone of Heze City in Shandong. Read more


Terminal 3 of Harbin Taiping

Architecture | July 24, 2019

MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, releases its design for Terminal 3 of Harbin Taiping International Airport. Read more