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Zoka Zola Architecture and Urban Design

Affordable Housing at the Edge of the City

Works31. October 2014
By: Zoka Zola
Rijeka, Croatia - 2014
Photo courtesy of Zoka Zola
The project focuses on articulating the edge of the city – where human habitat meets the forest. The buildings are placed perpendicular to this edge, so that urban environment and forest have an opportunity to merge into a new kind of environment.

Bach in Bruder Klaus

Film30. October 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Cellist Isang Enders visits the Peter Zumthor-designed Bruder-Klaus Chapel in Mechernich, Germany, to perform the Prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1.

3WTC Moves Forward

Headlines30. October 2014
By: John Hill
Image: RSHP, Team Macarie, courtesy of Silverstein Properties
Developer Larry Silverstein is moving ahead with the long-stagnant 3 World Trade Center, designed by British architect Richard Rogers, after selling tax-exempt bonds to finance the construction.
Image © Fentress Architects in association with Arquitectonica
The newest design for the renovation of the convention center – originally intended to be a major redevelopment designed by OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture – has been unveiled by Fentress Architects and Arquitectonica.
Cruz y Ortiz Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Philips Wing

Works29. October 2014
By: Cruz y Ortiz Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands - 2014
Photo: Ronald Tilleman
Cruz y Ortiz Amsterdam has finished its intervention in the Refurbishment of the Philips Wing, the last remains of the Rijksmuseum’s renovation.
MAXWAN architects + urbanists

Park Groot Schijn

Works29. October 2014
By: MAXWAN architects + urbanists
Antwerp, Belgium - 2013
Photo: © Filip Dujardin
Park Groot Schijn, Zone Boterlaar Silsburg is the first detailed design of the Ruggeveld masterplan. The planning area covers 6.5 hectares and is located south of the E313 highway.

Situation NY

Found29. October 2014
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
Yesterday evening World-Architects stopped by the Storefront for Art and Architecture to check out the Situation NY installation by Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY, on display until 21 November 2014.


Headlines28. October 2014
By: John Hill
Constitution Gardens (Image: ROGERSPARTNERS/PWP Landscape Architecture)
The New York firm's design of Washington, DC's Constitution Gardens, with PWP Landscape Architecture, is approved, and their design of Minneapolis's Water Works park, with SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, is revealed.

Mulini Beach

Works28. October 2014
By: 3LHD
Rovinj, Croatia - 2014
Photo: Joao Morgado
Mulini Beach is located in an attractive area of Rovinj on the exit from the central city and in the continuation of the promenade, in front of hotels Monte Mulini, Lone and Eden, wrapped in a rich green public park and green forest protective areas.

AIA Chicago Award Winners

Headlines27. October 2014
By: John Hill
Jinao Tower – Nanjing, China – Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. (Photo: Tim Griffith)
The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2014 Design Excellence Awards given in four categories: Distinguished Building, Interior Architecture, Divine Detail, and Unbuilt Design.