OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Qatar National Library contains Doha’s National Library, Public Library and University Library, and preserves the Heritage Collection, which consists of valuable texts and manuscripts related to the Arab-Islamic civilization. The library is part of the Education City, a new academic...
A former Royal Mail sorting office site, just off London’s Oxford Street has been transformed into a high-quality mixed use development with a new publicly accessible garden, by Make Architects.
Atelier Kaiser Shen
At first glance, the Micro Courtyardhouse seems out of place. Perched between four sets of stoplights, it stands upon a traffic island in Ludwigsburg, a city near Stuttgart. On a given day, thousands of vehicles pass by and pedestrians walk hurriedly across the intersection.
Skorba is a small village in the vicinity of Ptuj, Slovenia's oldest town. Once a typical village with a clustered settlement pattern, the passage of years and the proximity of the city caused it to grow out of turn, transforming it into a commuter suburb without a clear structure. The...
Compagnie O. Architects
One could expect that the image of the Topsportschool would be sublime, prominent, like a trophy, so everyone could see it. However, this is not the case. The Topsportschool is not an image, it creates image: an incubator, a machine à exceller.
Luigi Rosselli Architects
A Calligrapher handed three books to his wife, she placed them in a random stack on the table… “We want The Books House”… they said.
As one of the most popular websites providing tourism services in China, Mafengwo advocates freedom and exploration of the unknown. On the occasion of its upcoming 10th anniversary, a decision has been made to terminate the team's long-term scattered form of office works, thus improving its...
Three "forest rooms" — pavilions inspired by nature — were set up in the Saar forest as walk-in art and exhibition pavilions.
The Casa TEC 205 is located very close to the Chipinque ecological park in Monterrey. This house is the first prize in a raffle organized every year by the Technological University of Monterrey to raise funds for its students.
bureau SLA & OvertredersW
The People's Pavilion is a design statement of the new circular economy, a 100% circular building where no building materials are lost in construction.
As architects, ARCHETONIC are inspired to make the most of the pre-existing infrastructure of Mexico city. This led them to design U-125, which recycles a house located in Lomas de Chapultepec and was originally built in the 1950s.
Using color to negotiate from the urban scale to the human, the renovation of Future School endorses a campus life that facilitates continuous learning around every corner.
LICHT KUNST LICHT
The exceptional exhibition concept of Sichau & Walter Architects BDA frees itself from the building envelope of Erbach Palace and presents the collection in blacked-out rooms painted in anthracite.
Anne Carrier architecture
The concept for the siting and construction of the new visitor center for Seigneurie-des-Aulnaies, a registered Quebec cultural heritage site, is grounded in the characteristic elements of the surrounding landscape: the river, bridges, forest and stone buildings. The architects opted for a Land...
Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes
After five years of work, the inauguration of the new Webster Library at Concordia University took place on March 23rd.
Instead of grabbing attention to its own architectural form, an ideal visitor center should first highlight the contents of the destination to entice visitors into continuing their exploration of the site.
Chicago-based developer Convexity Properties, along with architect Goettsch Partners (GP) and hospitality design firm TAL Studio, pay homage to the history of Chicago with thoughtfully curated architecture, design, art and style for an exceptional experience with the new Viceroy Chicago.
The C&P headquarters, which is located at the most high traffic entrances to Graz, brings clarity and conciseness to this new emerging and vibrant city district. From an urban planning perspective it exudes individuality within the context, thus creating a new landmarked space.
OPUS 5 Architectes
The Paris office of OPUS 5 has delivered the third and final phase of the rehabilitation of the Abbey d'Ardenne in Normandy, France. To complete an investment of over 25 years, the former stables of this Gothic abbey are now home to an exhibition gallery.
Bourgeois / Lechasseur architectes
L’Accostée House is located in the Adstock area, on the shores of Lac St-François. The clients have lived on this beautiful site for a few years and enjoy aquatic activities on the lake.
Naf Architect & Design
A largest possible square floor plan was first drawn within the almost square lot of the house. Then a slightly smaller square plan was drawn inside the outer square, then it was rotated around the center of the square clock-wise by 32.4 degrees creating four right triangles inside the outer...
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group
The bow tie-shaped National Theatre of Albania designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and Theatre Projects is a 3-in-1 cultural venue tailored to Tirana’s thriving theatre and performance art scene.
Akira Sakamoto Architect & Associates
Akira Sakamoto Architect & Associates' House in Gein, Osaka, is a composition of concrete surfaces and protruding boxes, anchored by a raised patio reached from an elevated yard.
Located next to an expressway, the Technical Center of Blagnac was built in the middle of a neighborhood characterized by a highly industrialized program. Nevertheless, a classified forest and a cemetery are located just next to the site.
Located in an area of neighborhoods called Jardins, with single-family houses and green areas listed as heritage, this house has 550m2 of built area divided into two levels, the ground and upper floors. The original land had a four-meter slope height in relation to the level of the street.
The party wall office adapts an aging, dingy row house to create a narrow new work space full of light.
Snøhetta, Local Studio
The Arch for Arch stands as a tribute to the human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionally known as “Arch” by fellow South Africans, as well as a monument to peace and democracy.
Discovering Taiwan is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the History of the collections of the National Taiwan Museum, the History of the Natural and Aboriginal Treasures of Taiwan, and the History of Japanese Researchers who built this institution one century ago.
More Design Office (MDO)
The Jianliju theatre company, in an interesting examination of typology, offers a unique spectator experience where the audience plays an integral part of the performances and productions. As such the brief for their new premises in Shanghai demands a careful architectural approach to the...
Herault Arnod Architectes
The Oignies coal mine closed in 1990, leaving a whole population and its industrial mining heritage (pithead buildings, industrial buildings, head frames) in disarray. The project to reinstate this territory marked by decades of mining operations, began in 2005 with the competition mounted by the...
Christian Bauer & Associés
Stadthaus am Markt is the construction of a museum in the historic center of Frankfurt integrating archeological excavations, as well as an architectural re-interpretation of old town houses.
Louis de Cormontaigne’s new gymnasium is located on the tip of the island between the Moselle River on one side and the canal on the other, a bow-shaped structure across from the day school and the motorway, the location’s major acoustic challenge.
Marc Koehler Architects
Tapping into the open building movement, Superlofts offers its residents the freedom to design and/or self-build their homes from scratch incorporating any hybrid function, and co-create the shared spaces as a community.
Richard Meier & Partners Architects
2017 marked the 50th Anniversary of the completion of the iconic Smith House in Darien, Connecticut, and to commemorate this important occasion the Smith family and architectural photographer Mike Schwartz produced a new set of photographs of the home.
Moriyama & Teshima, Montgomery Sisam
Designed by Moriyama & Teshima Montgomery Sisam, Architects in Joint Venture, the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Phase 2 (HMC2) opened in January 2017 as the second building on Sheridan’s newest campus.
Darin Johnstone Architects
Known for its Hillside Campus with its landmark steel-and-glass bridge structure designed by Craig Ellwood Associates, the Art Center College of Design also maintains a South Campus in downtown Pasadena. Darin Johnstone Architects has carried out a number of projects on that campus, which we...