The house, in the neighbourhood of in São Paulo, is composed of blocks distributed in three floors. In the main block is located the living room and dining room, double high ceiling, open to the library, on the second floor.
, a young practice based in , have won the commission to design Monio High School and Community Centre in , . The project explores an innovative use of log building and will be the largest school building in the world after its completion. Consisting of a high school, music institute, and community college, AOR’s proposal combines these different programs in a multi-functional learning and community environment.
In January, we covered an interview with where he spoke of the role that clients play in architecture. , Bjarlke Ingels mentioned that "In the world of architecture there are many more things beyond an architect's control than are under his command." tarted a debate among our readers as well as our editors at ArchDaily. Many readers bemoaned the demise of architecture at the hands of clients with big pockets. Some of us talked about how IT giants not only control our digital world, they are now also encroaching upon our urban environments. Several readers blamed big clients for creating starchitects who build grand buildings and, as they allege, cause an "infantalisation" of architecture in the process.
The Bridge House is located two hours north of the city of Toronto, on the shores of Mary Lake in Port Sydney, Ontario.
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The entrance to C57-4 building is through a lobby with restrained design highlighted with details in wood and forge welcoming the inhabitants and leading them towards the vertical circulations formed by lifts and service staircase. In the interior of each floor, all of the units structural level was reconditioned to generate wide corridors dominated by an inside patio —that works also as a meeting point and relaxing area— with a red brick carpet down the shade of a tree.
The (AIA) has announced the names of the 152 member-architects who have been elevated to its prestigious for 2018. Limited to members who have made “a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession,” approximately 3 percent of the ’s total membership of 90,000 are recognized as fellows.
Designed for an active couple in their seventies that will never retire, and their extended grown-up family, this house embraces living well while aging in place. It subscribes to timeless ideals about making good architecture. It is responsive to siting for placemaking while emphasizing light and views. It creates spatial richness within a modest program and budget. Structure is used as an organizer of shelter and space. The architecture combines materials that are climatically and culturally responsive.
In Tennessee, firms Looney Ricks Kiss and DIALOG joined forces to turn an old warehouse into a brand new mixed-use development.
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Just four months after , the ’s top honor for architecture, is now up for sale, as the charity that owned and operated the structure was declared insolvent for failing to reach self-funding status.
Located at a busy commercial intersection near Lake Michigan and adjacent to a commuter rail stop, City Hyde Park is designed to become a pedestrian-friendly hub that helps encourage the greater urban evolution of its neighborhood. When complete, the 500,000 sf mixed-use project will bring new options for living, shopping, and outdoor recreation and leisure to its full-block site, formerly an underused parking lot and strip mall. At street level, the building’s retail arcade, multiple lobbies, and wider, improved sidewalks create a dynamic, walkable community scene. Above, a residential tower with a transparent amenity level and outdoor gardens and fitness areas rises from the plinth. Its design emphasizes its structure, with a playful array of stacked concrete panels forming columns, bays, balconies, and sunshades–creating a visually-exciting exterior and multiple opportunities for residents to socialize outdoors and connect with the surrounding city.
Frank Gehry’s designs for the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum have been revealed, and as its name implies, the museum is about to take miniature trains to the maximum.
Visiting several times in recent months enabled me to get to know a number of leading architects there. In the process, I was in turn directed to other architects that were new to me, whom I then discovered were, in fact, the leading and most revered architects in the country according to the local architectural community. I am particularly referring to and , whose interviews were published in last year, and , whose name came up when I asked a number of architects to cite their favorite building from recent years in Mexico City. Along with the absolute favorite, , another structure stood out: , a 57-story office tower, the tallest building in the city. The following conversation with Romano, its architect, took place inside this unusually powerful and inventive structure.
The apartment estate market which seemed not to be withered is cooling now. As the imprudent house-poor, who borrows the money to buy a house even if the interest rate is low, disappears, the fever of becoming to farming for a moment with the longing for the life in a country house is passing like a wind. And as changing the interest to the investment of the profitable real estate, the interest about a leasing profitable building of neighbourhood living facilities with an integration of a habitation house is increasing.
The Client required a villa for large family gatherings, with a master villa, a villa for each of his two children’s own families, guest rooms for the extended family, service quarters and a swimming pool.
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Background: Putsegården is the only remaining farm from the agrarian history of the region at a site populated since antiquity with a 14th-century church as one of its closest neighbours. The intention of the municipality, when they started working on a new detailed development plan, was to preserve Putsegården. The means to carry the costs of the intended restoration was to create the possibility to build a new multi-family dwelling.
Three starting points: understanding the historic value of Lleialtat Santsenca (1928),an old working-class cooperative in the Sants neighborhood; knowing to the detail the building’s (physical) state to maintain as much as possible; and being sensitive to the whole collaborative process launched in 2009 by neighborhood organizations to recover the building. To this end, four basic objectives were set out: first, taking advantage of everything that could be used from the original; second, defining an intervention strategy marking out the essential actions, conservative or not, allowing to recover and increase the potential uses of all those spaces; third, to establish an intensive dialogue – and tense, if due – with context; and fourth, to develop a sustainable proposal, regarding the work on the existing as well as the new interventions.
The house, located in Calders (a small village in the centre of Catalonia), is the new home to a couple with two children. The site is at the end of the village with the natural park of “Sant Llorenç del Munt i l´Obac” just in front. They requested to include an office, common living space, three private rooms, two bathrooms and a garage.
2017 was a momentous year for . From taking the internet by storm with images of its terraced "sea of bookcases", to recognizing Zhang Ke of for his professional accomplishments. has retained a remarkable presence in the global architecture scene.
Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition focuses on enhancing and enlivening University College Dublin’s (UCD’s) extensive campus. This competition – the first stage of which closes at 14:00 BST on Monday 26 March 2018 – is seeking an outstanding integrated multidisciplinary team for two much-needed design initiatives.
First, the Entrance Precinct Masterplan will create a new urban design strategy for a 23.8 ha area that will guide UCD in defining the quality of the campus through placemaking, architecture and the public realm, as well as allowing for future planning. Essential to this will be a distinctive, confident and
Much has been said about , designed by , for Hyundai's Winter Olympic pavilion this year. What’s more surprising about this blackest-of-black pavilion is really how bright it is inside. The imposing facade of VBx2 encloses a series of radiant, playful rooms and the entire project is part of a joint effort by and Asif Khan to use architecture and design principles to bring delight to Olympic visitors in this year.