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Barberio Colella ARC

Unboxed

Works24. October 2014
By: Micaela Colella, Maurizio Barberio
Polignano a Mare, Italy - 2014
Visualization © Micaela Colella, Maurizio Barberio, 2014
"Unboxed," designed by Micaela Colella and Maurizio Barberio, is the wooden transposition of the typical characters of the Mediterranean house, as a valid alternative to masonry or frame structure buildings.

MCHAP Awards Announced

Headlines24. October 2014
By: John Hill
Jacques Herzog, Wiel Arets and Alvaro Siza at MCHAP Ceremony
The winners of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize were announced at a benefit dinner at the S.R. Crown Hall of the Illinois Institute of Technology on 22 October 2014.

Sydney Modern Project Shortlist

Headlines23. October 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Jason Starr/Flickr, via Creative Commons license
The Art Gallery of New South Wales has invited twelve Australian and international architectural firms to submit concept designs for the Sydney Modern Project, a major expansion of the museum.
KCAP and Felixx

Jaanila Country

Works23. October 2014
By: KCAP and Felixx
St. Petersburg Leningrad Oblast, Russia - 2014
Yaanila Square. All images courtesy of KCAP and Felixx
Jaanila Country, a masterplan by KCAP Architects&Planners has been awarded with the Habitat award for the best residential public space design in the Leningrad region. The public space has been elaborated in cooperation with Felixx.
Image courtesy of Eisenhower Memorial Committee
Last week the Commission of Fine Arts approved Frank Gehry's latest redesign for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, DC. It is the second of two government approvals needed for the project to proceed.

FLV Countdown

Found22. October 2014
By: John Hill
Day 16: "Night-time at the Fondation: A light like a beacon in the night." (All photos and quotes courtesy of FLV)
The Fondation Louis Vuitton (FLV) in Paris, designed by Frank O. Gehry, opens to the public on October 27. Building up to the much-anticipated opening, FLV is counting down with 50 days of "stories" and "emotions." We highlight some of our favorites.
Davis Brody Bond

Embassy of South Africa, Modernization and Expansion

Works22. October 2014
By: Davis Brody Bond
Washington, DC, USA - 2014
Photo: Eric Taylor
The modernization of the embassy complex involves the adaptive reuse of an existing residential building to provide for additional chancery functions, the replacement of existing building systems, and the improvement of life safety measures.
Partial map showing global response to stage one of the design competition (Image: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation)
Today the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation launched an online gallery of submissions – all 1,715 of them – in the first stage of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition to design a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital.
Coenen Sättele Architecten

Villa and Horse Stable for a Dutch Family

Works22. October 2014
By: Coenen Sättele Architecten
Hilvarenbeek Noord-Brabant, Netherlands - 2014
Villa H Garden Facade
The architectural language of Coenen Sättele Architecten is in perpetual evolution. It is formed around the context, design brief and a client-tailored uniform architectural solution for both the exterior and interior.

Starck Unveils Prefab House

Headlines21. October 2014
By: John Hill
All photographs courtesy of Starck with Riko
French designer Philippe Starck has teamed up with Slovenian construction company Riko to produce P.A.T.H. – Prefabricated Accessible Technological Homes.