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SPARK

Gateway One

Works17. April 2017
By: SPARK
Shenzhen, China - 2017
Photo: SKPhoto
SPARK has completed the design of Gateway One, a 71,600-square-meter mixed-use development and transportation hub for China Merchants.
Batay-Csorba Architects

Double Duplex

Works17. April 2017
By: Batay-Csorba Architects
Toronto Ontario, Canada - 2016
Front Elevation (Photo: Doublespace Photography; all photographs courtesy of v2com)
The Double Duplex was created in response to the cities growing need for alternative housing models due to the rising cost of urban real estate and the need for urban densification within Toronto's established residential neighborhoods.
Paul Ferro, Robert J. Giannini, John Marx, and James Tefend of Form4 Architecture (Photo courtesy of the Chicago Athenaeum)
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced that San Francisco's Form4 Architecture is the recipient of the 2017 American Prize for Architecture.
Architects of Invention

Garden Hill

Works14. April 2017
By: Architects of Invention
Birmingham, Great Britain - 2017
All images courtesy of Architects of Invention
London-based practice Architects of Invention has submitted a design proposal for 500 residential units in Birmingham’s Digbeth area. The practice was approached by Chinese private equity fund PGC- Capital whose The Jewel Court, 77 one-two bed luxury apartments, is already on site in Birmingham.

SHoP's WAVE/CAVE

Film14. April 2017
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
As part of Interni Magazine’s recent Material Immaterial exhibition at Università degli Studi di Milano, SHoP Architects created WAVE/CAVE, a large terracotta enclosure developed with NBK Keramik and Metalsigma Tunesi.

Bamboo Biennale in Baoxi

Found13. April 2017
By: John Hill
Three Hostels, Anna Heringer (Photo: Julien Lanoo)
Although we missed the inaugural International Bamboo Architecture Biennale last September, when eighteen works of architecture made of bamboo went on display in the village of Baoxi in China's Zhejiang province, we are grateful to photographer Julien Lanoo for documenting some of the stunning projects.
Dominique Coulon & Associés

Third Place

Works13. April 2017
By: JUNG
Thionville, France - 2016
Photo: Eugeni Pons
The media library "Third Place" is located in the northern French city Thionville. The architecture firm Dominique Coulon & associés from Strasbourg has not only developed a building, but a public space.

AIA 2017 Housing Awards

Headlines13. April 2017
By: John Hill
The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa (Photo: Tara Wujick)
The American Institute of Architects has announced fourteen projects that are recipients of the 2017 Housing Awards, which range from single-family houses to multifamily housing.
Földes Architects

Nursery

Works12. April 2017
By: Földes Architects
Nagykovácsi, Hungary - 2015
Photo: Levente Sirokai
During the design phase we strived to preserve the scales of the village. We chose the archetypical form of rural houses. Small independent pavilions were the bases of our spatial system which envelopes all three functions: a nursery, health visitor centre and a surgery.

Visiting Eden

Headlines12. April 2017
By: John Hill
All images courtesy of Tate Harmer
Planning authorities have approved Tate Harmer's design for a new hotel at the famous Eden Project in Cornwall, England, designed by Nicholas Grimshaw.