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The Evolution of Shell Lace Structure

Found 22. September 2014
By: John Hill
All photographs courtesy of Tonkin Liu
Architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu have spent six years researching and developing Shell Lace Structure, a tailored surface structural technique they are exhibiting at RIBA.
H. Miller Bros.

Constellations Bar

Works 22. September 2014
By: H. Miller Bros.
Liverpool North West England, Great Britain - 2014
All photographs courtesy of Hugh Miller Furniture
Constellations Bar is an outdoor venue which includes a bar, food truck, art space and community garden.

Equitone at Clerkenwell Design Week

Products 22. September 2014
By: John Hill
Photo courtesy of Equitone
For London's Clerkenwell Design Week in May of this year, Studio Weave created the Smith pavilion, which showcased the innovative use of tools in making things – books, clocks, even coffee – but also fiber cement panels from Equitone.

Holcim Awards 2014 – North America

Headlines 19. September 2014
By: John Hill
Gold Medal: Poreform (All photos courtesy of Holcim Foundation)
At a recent ceremony in Toronto, the Holcim Foundation announced the winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 for North America, which "illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve."
Competition site. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo
The Guggenheim Foundation has announced it received 1,715 entries from 78 countries in an open competition to design a future Guggenheim Museum in the Finnish capital.
Turett Collaborative Architects

Leroy Street Townhouse

Works 19. September 2014
By: Turett Collaborative Architects
New York New York, USA - 2013
We love it when clients aren’t afraid to share their grand dreams for their home, even if it seems to defy what’s possible for the location.

Pèlerinage sur la Modernité

Found 18. September 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Xavier Delory
The first building in Belgian artist Xavier Delory's Pèlerinage sur la Modernité ("Pilgrimage on Modernity"), which imagines modern architectural masterpieces in states of abandon, is Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye outside Paris.

Rebel Architecture - Working on Water

Film 18. September 2014
By: John Hill
Floating School designed by Kunlé Adeyemi. Photo: Iwan Baan
The fifth installment of six episodes in Al Jazeera's Rebel series travels to Nigeria to look at architect Kunlé Adeyemi's attempt to build a floating theater serving residents of Port Hartcourt.

Keeping It Modern

Headlines 18. September 2014
By: John Hill
Photos: Courtesy The Getty Foundation
The Getty Foundation has announced the first ten recipients of architectural conservation grants in its "Keeping It Modern" initiative focused on the conservation of modern architecture.
Kazuyo Sejima & Associates

Nishinoyama House

Works 17. September 2014
By: Fred Bernstein
Kyoto Kyoto, Japan - 2014
Photo: Iwan Baan
To understand Nishinoyama House, a small apartment complex on the outskirts of Kyoto, it helps to understand its roof.