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Three Levels

Works 22. July 2014
By: Studioata
Turin Piemonte, Italy - 2005
A private house on the Alassio hills, facing the picturesque Gulf of Alassio and located in a bright panoramic view, a nineteenth-century villa includes a ruined and abandoned 35 m2 wide dependence surrounded by a wide terraced park.
Visualization: E2A
Zurich's E2A Piet Eckert und Wim Eckert Architekten have won the international competition for the new "Taz" office building in Berlin.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

New School University Center

Works 21. July 2014
By: John Hill, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
New York New York, USA - 2014
Photo: James Ewing, courtesy of SOM
The University Center adds 375,000 square feet of academic and student space to The New School’s Greenwich Village campus in Manhattan.

Towards Biology

Film 21. July 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura has made its contribution to "Time Space Existence," a collateral event of the Venice Architecture Biennale, available online. The installation is a panoramic film that tackles the exhibition's three-word theme.

Herman Miller To Buy DWR

Headlines 21. July 2014
By: John Hill
Furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has announced it will acquire the modern furniture retailer Design Within Reach for an estimated $154 million in cash.

Conceptions of Space

Found 18. July 2014
By: John Hill
Daniel Grataloup (Swiss, born 1937). Urban Proposal with Multiple Thin-shell Capsules. Project, 1970—96. Aerial perspective, 1970. Pencil and ink on vellum, 11 5/8 x 16 1/2″. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the architect. © 2014 Daniel Gratalo
Today is Friday, which means we're heading to the Museum of Modern Art for their UNIQLO Free Friday Nights. One exhibition we're excited to see is Conceptions of Space: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Architecture, curated by Pedro Gadanho.
Fougeron Architecture

Transbay Block 8

Works 18. July 2014
By: Fougeron Architecture
San Francisco California, USA - 2014
Block 8 begins with an urban gesture to the neighborhood and a desire to open the site to the public. Introducing a mid-block passage between Folsom and Clementina activates the interior open space and creates a paseo for Block 8 residents alike.


Found 18. July 2014
By: John Hill
Drawing: Sean Godsell
Architect Sean Godsell is designing the inaugural MPavilion that will be installed in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens from October 7, 2014 until February 1, 2015.

Randall Stout (1958 - 2014)

Headlines 17. July 2014
By: John Hill
Photos courtesy of Randall Stout Architects
Los Angeles-based architect Randall Stout died on July 11 after a battle with cancer.

RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist

Headlines 17. July 2014
By: John Hill
London School of Economics Saw Swee Hock Student Centre. Photo: Dennis Gilbert
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the six projects shortlisted for the 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize.