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The influence of large internet companies on the urban space is becoming increasingly obvious. With its subsidiary Sidewalk Labs, Google's parent company, Alphabet, even acts as a city planner. In Toronto, Canada, it is said to develop an entire quarter – a good opportunity to take...
Marià Castelló arquitectes
Bosc d'en Pep Ferrer is the traditional toponym of a large plot located next to the beach of Migjorn, on the south coast of the island of Formentera. This territory has a place that unleashes the desire to inhabit an oneiric view, where the horizon is only cut by the beautiful silhouette of...
Architecture and art are aligned in this renovation and expansion of an old warehouse for Magazzino Italian Art in New York's Hudson Valley. Sparse materials and simple components house the art space's Arte Povera collection. Magazzino Italian Art, which won an honor award in the
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Harvard GSD's Material Processes and Systems (MaP+S) Group teamed up with ASCER Tile of Spain to create Ceramic Tectonics: Tile Grid Shell at the Cevisama International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings that took place in Valencia, Spain, earlier this month.
Kaufmann - Wanas
The new building is designed as a free-standing structure adjacent to its existing building. In relation to the existing building, the new elevated building gains a light, floating effect. The polychrome color scheme and light-flooded rooms contribute to the modern, humane design.
Martin Fenlon Architecture
The Brucato house is a rare example of new construction within a Historic Preservation Zone in the city of Los Angeles. Located in the Highland Park-Garvanza district, the project consists of a new house that replaced the client's small, aging bungalow.
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Fumihiko Maki, the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fifth video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Álvaro Siza Vieira
The church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, is the first church built in France’s Brittany region in the 21st century. Siza’s use of light and white concrete provide a unique ceremonial space that gently folds into the...
"Svart" is the first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – an absolute...
Wiel Arets Architects
WAA has begun construction on the Van der Valk Hotel in Amsterdam’s Zuidas District. The new 240 room hotel stands at a height of 55m; this location of this Dutch hotel chain, expands upon its twentieth-century motel-centric history, while updating its amenities for the twenty-first.
The White Oak Music Hall (WOMH) is a three-stage music complex that sits on seven acres just north of downtown Houston. In addition to the Main Hall and Small Room in the Main Venue, the complex includes The Lawn for outdoor performances and a bar in the repurposed Raven Tower. SCHAUM/SHIEH...
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In Berlin, Zalando and Google are only just beginning to actively influence the urban development. On the West Coast of the United States, on the other hand, the influence of large internet companies on urban space is obvious: Seattle is suffering from Amazon's growth, and now the online...
The Jan Michalski Foundation was originally imagined as a small community sheltered beneath a canopy and completely surrounded by nature, an inspirational setting at the foot of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland. Today it offers a unique communal venue that is turned outward to the world at...
For the first time since 2007, the Vilcek Foundation, which raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America, has awarded a prize in architecture. San Diego-based architectural designer Teddy Cru is the recipient.
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Hyde Park is a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side that is anchored by the University of Chicago. Although the school has been in the midst of a building boom this century, other parts of the neighborhood are also flourishing. Vue53, a mixed-used building designed by Valerio Dewalt Train...
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