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Margot Krasojevic Architects

Photovoltaic Ice Skating Rink

Works 9. March 2017
By: Margot Krasojevic Architects
Kamchatka Krai, Russia - 2017
Image: Margot Krasojevic (All images courtesy of v2com)
The ice skating rink is located on a natural lake in the Kamchatka peninsula, Russia. Kamchatka is positioned high in the mountains surrounded by volcanic terrain, nearby nature reserves, hot springs and scenic routes through the peninsula make the area popular with tourists and locals.

Streaming Design

Film 9. March 2017
By: John Hill
Image: Netflix
Netflix is celebrating the creative industries in an eight-part documentary series, Abstract: The Art of Design, which portrays one designer per episode, each in a different field. Architecture is represented by none other than Bjarke Ingels.
Tetsushi Tominaga Architect & Associates

CELL PARTITION-House

Works 9. March 2017
By: Tetsushi Tominaga Architect & Associates
Tokyo, Japan - 2017
Photo: Kenichi Suzuki
Tetsushi Tominaga Architect & Associates has completed PARTITION CELL, a two-story house with basement, in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward.
MoederscheimMoonen Architects

P+R Parking

Works 8. March 2017
By: MoederscheimMoonen Architects
Zutphen, Netherlands - 2017
Photo: Bart van Hoek
Zutphen (The Netherlands) recently gained a new, one-of-a-kind park + ride car park. The building is located adjacent to the town’s train station in the Noorderhaven district. The design is made by MoederscheimMoonen Architects.

AIANY 2017 Design Awards

Headlines 8. March 2017
By: John Hill
Image: AIANY
Last night the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) announced the winners of the 2017 Design Awards in four categories: Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design.
WOHA

Oasia Hotel Downtown

Works 8. March 2017
By: WOHA
Singapore, Singapore - 2016
Photo: Patrick Bingham-Hall
A verdant tower of green in the heart of Singapore’s dense Central Business District, Oasia Hotel Downtown is a prototype of land use intensification for the urban tropics. Unlike the sealed skyscrapers that evolved out of the temperate west, this tropical “living tower” offers an alternative image to the sleek technology of the genre.

An Introduction to RCR Arquitectes

Insight 7. March 2017
By: Jaume Prat
Athletics track Tossols-Basil, Olot, 1991-2001 (Photo: Pep Sau)
On March 1st, the world of architecture celebrated RCR Arquitectes when it was announced the studio's founders, Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, are the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureates. For many people, though, RCR is a mystery. Jaume Prat, who has collaborated with the Catalan architects, provided us with an introduction to the studio's work.
nabil gholam architects

Bank Headquarters

Works 7. March 2017
By: nabil gholam architects
Beirut, Lebanon - 2016
Image: nabil gholam architects
An essay in integration and flexible functionality, this project for a local bank in the process of regional expansion wraps a multi-layered internal scheme that caters to the bank and the local community in a deceptively simple and timeless exterior.
Photo courtesy of Chicago Architecture Biennial
The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the more than 100 architects and artists who will be participating in its second edition, under the theme "Make New History" developed by directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of LA's Johnston Marklee.
Wang Shu - Amateur Architecture Studio

Inside 'The Architect's Studio'

Insight 6. March 2017
By: Christian Schittich
Installation shot of "The Architect's Studio: Wang Shu - Amateur Architecture Studio" (Photo: Poul Buchard)
The Architect's Studio: Wang Shu - Amateur Architecture Studio is on display at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark until 30 April 2017. The exhibition is the first in the museum's new series of monographic exhibitions devoted to architects. Critic Christian Schittich visited and filed this review.