The architect Jean-Pierre Lott has just delivered the new media library of Vitrolles. Located in the heart of the district of Les Pins, it symbolizes the renewal of the town center.
In 1891 the city of Paris registered this 100-meter passageway, open two years prior on the property of sieur Delessert, between the Rue Pierre Dupont and the Quai de Valmy.
LWPAC - Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture
The project is a new community hub for the UBC Dairy Research Centre in Agassiz, British Columbia. The project offers quality faculty and student housing in addition to common social, research and infrastructure spaces, arranged around a common courtyard to create a vibrant community.
APOLLO / Satoshi Kurosaki
The client for this project has a large art collection, and wanted to start a new chapter in life with his family in a house with museum-like qualities that would take advantage of this collection. The neighborhood surrounding the site is quiet, so in order to keep noise to a minimum and not...
Synthesis Design + Architecture
Synthesis Design + Architecture and IBM Watson Analytics have collaborated to merge data analytics, parametric modelling, and digital fabrication to create Data Moiré, a large scale interior feature wall recently completed for the IBM Watson Experience Center in San Francisco, California.
Damian Rogers Architecture
The bold form of the extension linking the two existing buildings, has been abstracted from the existing roof forms and respectfully acknowledges the heritage dwelling and streetscape.
Today, the NYC Department of Transportation, Department of Design and Construction, Snøhetta, and the Times Square Alliance celebrate the completion of a reinvented Times Square, as the revamped “Crossroads of the World” embraces its role as a stage for public life and freedom...
Hérault Arnod Architectes
This Contemporary Music Centre (SMAC) is a musical complex consisting of two auditoriums of very different kinds and recording studios, linked by a public space called the deck, running from one side of the building to the other.
The striking residence, a monolith designed of insulating concrete is located on a quiet street with little traffic in the village of Pliezhausen, a good 30 km south of Stuttgart.
SPARK has completed the design of Gateway One, a 71,600-square-meter mixed-use development and transportation hub for China Merchants.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Studio Komma / The Men of Foam
The Dutch architectural firm Studio Komma, in close collaboration with concept-developer The Men of Foam, is the winner of the ‘’Kavel 2 ‘Urban Lab’ Challenge’’ in The Hague, The Netherlands.
Civic, a young Dutch architecture firm that was recently founded by members of The Cloud Collective, developed a new concept for history museums. The concept was tested and applied in their proposal for the new national museum of Cyprus competition, which involves a 20.000 m2 archeology museum in...
Located in the suburbs of Beirut along the coastal highway to Byblos, the Aïshti Foundation has become a focal point in the previously industrial neighborhood. A mix of commercial and cultural programs defines the building.
While renovating the landmarked Landtag (state parliament) in Baden-Württemberg — the first construction of a parliament building in Europe after the Second World War — the plenary hall is to be naturally lit and opened up to the adjacent foyer.
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office has been awarded first prize for their New York Affordable Housing Challenge competition entry. Their project responds to Mayor de Blasio’s priority placed on creating more affordable housing in New York City, by using both new sites and redeveloping existing...
APOLLO / Satoshi Kurosaki
The client of this project, working in an advertising agency as a graphic designer, acquired a piece of land on a hilltop with a good view—then requested the design of a residence with airiness and openness.
Snøhetta and Casson Mann
The new International Centre for Cave Art in Montignac, France, welcomes visitors to an immersive educational experience of the prehistoric Lascaux cave paintings. Architects Snøhetta and SRA, alongside scenographer Casson Mann, worked closely with a team of archaeologists to create a...
A showcase of knowledge with an international reputation now occupies the corner of Boulevard Jourdan and Rue de la Tombe-Issoire in the south of Paris. Designed by Thierry Van de Wyngaert and Véronique Fiegel, the Jourdan Campus for higher education and research brings unites the Ecole...
When it comes to housing, one of the main problems people are facing in most urban areas today – often places of constant growth and raising housing demands – is a need to choose an apartment typology over single-family houses not because of their desire, but out of necessity.
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Stirling Prize-winning architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has designed an emblematic headquarters for the Metropolitan Police Service in London. The £60m new headquarters is a radical re-modelling and extension of the Curtis Green Building, a 1930s prominent riverside site in...
This typical house of the Gard, wedged in between vegetation and hillside, stands on a lot that has been separated into three levels of terraces held in place by dry stone retaining walls.
Keukenhof finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large flows of, mainly international, visitors to the world famous gardens. A striking timber roof leans on two volumes, forming an impressive gateway to the park.
For its new headquarters, The Kapor Center commissioned a design competition to transform an existing 1920s-era office building in downtown Oakland into innovative workspace. The new headquarters had to be an architectural manifestation of the Kapor Center’s core values: connectivity,...
Can we change the world by bringing people together? Of course, we can. The Technology and Health building in Flemingsberg was built with that very ambition in mind. This is where scientists and students from several universities meet to exchange experiences and knowledge.
Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes
Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes has completed the new headquarters for Veolia in Aubervilliers, in Paris's northeastern suburbs.
Black Flying House hovers under the arch of the old railway bridge.
JUNG Architectures & Simon Buri
The municipality of Meursault is located in the heart of the Burgundy vineyards of Côte de Beaune, in the department of Côte-d'Or. Meursault, a flagship of Burgundy great wines, has an undisputable world-wide reputation, and its "Climats" have been classified as...
NOMOS - Groupement d'Architectes
The building is located on the higher grounds of Geneva’s Mervelet neighbourhood. At the heart of a rapidly changing residential area, the site has the remains of a garden-city with scattered century-old houses and trees.
'A Good Place to Die': NORD Architects has designed a new type of hospice located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Urban Hospice is designed to reflect and support the notion that architecture can have a positive effect on palliative patients.
Tsinghua Ocean Center, a laboratory and office building for the newly established ocean deep-ocean research base of Tsinghua University, is located at the eastern end of the Tsinghua graduate school campus in Shenzhen Xili University Town, and right next to the main campus entrance.
Produced by Kaufman & Broad and located at the level of the Bassins à Flots in Bordeaux, the project is part of an urban development plan drawn up by ANMA (Agence Nicolas Michelin). The program totals 145 rooms and combines a series of 9 duplex townhouses.
gus wüstemann architects
This is a reconstruction of a multi-family house with workshop rooms in the Seefeld area of Zurich. The project is a contextual dialogue with history. The massive stone walls of the 170-year-old house were the starting point for applying new contemporary forms of living.