The project is located outside the West Gate of Shenzhen University, facing Nanhai Road and Guimiao Village, where most of teachers and students live. This district is a popular area for coffee shops; the client set the coffee shop as creative business hub, where people may periodically share...
Iwan Baan visited Beijing in early August, when the summer heat and humid climate left a heaviness in the air – one that could be seen and felt. Over the course of the days he was scheduled to shoot “Chaoyang Park Plaza”, he was dealt less than ideal photographic conditions....
This vault was designed by architects Fernando Vegas and Camilla Mileto and executed by Salvador Gomis under the supervision of Salvador Tomás. It was created as a tribute both to the region’s rich ceramic-making tradition and to the characteristic tile vault technique, historically...
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced a 62-strong longlist for its second biennial RIBA International Prize.
Hariri Pontarini Architects
Hariri Pontarini Architects worked in close collaboration with St. Thomas Commercial Developments Inc. to design 7 St. Thomas, a building that harmonizes retail and commercial design through an inventive interplay of form and light, blending Victorian and contemporary materials to create a...
SIRI is a renovation project of commercial building. It is used as a house and a third sister’s jewelry office. In order to serve the big family with 4 members, brothers and sisters, and the future family members, a large utility space is necessary.
Marpillero Pollak Architects
More than a dozen years in the making, the Elmhurst Branch Library in New York City's borough of Queens is an important civic space that caters to the highly diverse community. Open since the last month of 2016, the library is a bustling space that uses color to orient patrons, landscape to...
Natalie Dionne Architecture
BLACK BOX II is the latest in a series of tiny additions impacting existing architecture in a big way. Conceived as a jewelry box, large openings blur the interior/exterior boundary, revealing its treasure of fine cabinetmaking work within through the playful use of complementary surface...
The American Institute of Architects has announced that Minneapolis, Minnesota's Snow Kreilich Architects is the recipient of the 2018 AIA Architecture Firm Award, which "recognizes a practice that consistently has produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years."
Stefano Boeri Architetti, architect of the award-winning Bosco Verticale in Milan, has created a short film that draws attention to the role of trees in mitigating climate change, released to coincide with the announcement of next year's inaugural World Forum on Urban Forests.
New York architect James Stewart Polshek has been named by the American Institute of Architects as the recipient of the AIA Gold Medal, which is given to "an individual or pair of architects whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of...
The Urban Nation Museum is the first German museum for urban art, built in the Berlin quarter of Schöneberg. GRAFT developed the architectural concept for the conversion of a former residential building. By a modular changeable façade, the building itself became a piece of art.
The building’s introverted structure is a response to its heterogeneous surroundings: the complex has clearly defined edges on the north, east and west sides, and opens up to the south, where it faces wide open spaces. Two courtyard blocks build an urban space sequence, creating a...
McCullough Mulvin Architects
The project, a Maritime Energy Research and National Ocean Testing Facility located beside the Lower Harbour in Cork, Ireland, involves a tall element housing research spaces and a lower tank hall containing testing facilities.
Architecture Building Culture
Central City Concern’s Letty Owings Center treats mothers for drug addiction and alcoholism, while also teaching them essential parenting skills. Laura's Place serves women who have "graduated" from Letty Owings, giving them a place to translate those skills to everyday...
A vibrant new recreational and cultural public space has been unveiled to the public in Melbourne’s Docklands. The project is the latest from MALA Studio, which designed and developed the CLEC Site Masterplan for Development Victoria and the City of Melbourne.
Smith Vigeant Architectes
The Îles-de-Boucherville National Park, which offers great outdoor experiences just minutes away from downtown-Montreal, is now equipped with a new discovery and services center designed by Smith Vigeant Architectes.
Architecture of Autonomy is a permanent installation in public space commissioned by the Gwangju Biennale. It was created in collaboration with the Korean architect Moon Hoon. With its large-format appeal "CHANGE," the theme of the work is the city as a...
This complex is located in an old German town in the Kaliningrad region, which was severely damaged during World War II. The modern brandy distillery was built on an empty lot next to a railroad.
Brooks + Scarpa Architects
The Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) is part of the $39.1 mil, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts campus that includes visual and performing arts, live theatre, and arts education on the Southern Utah University campus in Cedar City, UT. The 5.5-acre master planned complex links...
WORK Architecture Company
Nine years from commission to completion is not unheralded for a work of architecture, but it is an exceptionally long timeframe for a 3,000-square-foot expansion of a small branch library in Queens, New York. Design and construction of the Kew Gardens Hills Library were so far apart that WORK...
At a recent ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Asia Pacific, projects that "deal with buildings for education – involving the community and sustainably improving neighborhoods."
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