At the end of 2013 the Mariners Harbor Library, a branch of the New York Public Library system, opened its doors to the public on Staten Island. A key feature of A*PT Architecture's design is a long glass skylight over the central circulation spine.
At the close of the Media Architecture Biennale 2014 in Aarhus, Denmark, five projects in as many categories were acknowledged as "the world’s most outstanding accomplishments in the intersection between architecture and technology."
Aiguablava is a small beach on the Catalonian Costa Brava, embraced by low mountains, where houses overlook the sea between the pine tree forests.
The recipients of the 26th Piranesi Awards were announced last week at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia.
The Harvard Art Museums – consisting of the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum – opened their new Renzo Piano-designed home on 16 November 2014. Take a look at the 4-year construction in a 4-minute time-lapse.
Situated on the outskirts of a village, an existing house was demolished to allow for a new build in order to maximize the relationship between the architecture and surrounding landscapes.
The Kolla School is a playful, inspiring and sustainable school environment centered around the students, with a building volume that is well suited to its purpose and context.
The vertical garden, covering front and side elevations, is a tool which allows to integrate the building with its green context.
World-Architects recently visited the Manhattan office of James Corner Field Operations to get a tour of their office space, speak with Mr. Corner about the firm's philosophy, and see where the landscape architecture and urban design firm is heading.
A charming, small house from last century stands on the old village road of Duiven. Recently passed on to the third generation of a family living there, the decision was made by them to thoroughly renovate the house and add a new volume on the rear.