In Unterengstringen near Zurich, architect Tilla Theus shows that architecture is ideally more than just a shelter: The facade of the town's new community center expresses a piece of the town's identity.
Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Jacob van Rijs of Rotterdam's MVRDV.
The gasworks site was originally situated outside the city perimeter, but gradually became enclosed by residential developments. With the relocation of the gasworks, the opportunity arose to redevelop the site and give it a new name: Villa Industria.
Alireza Taghaboni, founder of Tehran's nextoffice, has been named the inaugural winner of the Royal Academy Dorfman Award, "honoring an international talent that represents the future of architecture."
Today, the day before Independence Day, the new Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, celebrates its grand opening, eight years after the City+Arch+River international design competition.
Much of Lone Tree, Colorado, just south of Denver, is bisected by the wide, six-lane Lincoln Avenue, an east-west thorougfare that carries around 80,000 cars every day. To knit walking trails and developments on both sides of Lincoln, the City of Lone Tree built a pedestrian bridge designed by...
Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf brings the lush, naturalistic landscapes of the famed Dutch planting designer to the big screen. World-Architects editor John Hill caught a screening in New York last month when Oudolf and director Thomas Piper were in attendance.
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has released renderings of Spanish architect Carme Pinós's design for the fifth annual MPavilion, to be on display in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens from October 2018 to February 2019.
ACA Amore Campione Architettura
CRS is a new house in a hilly area near Catania. The living area, totally above ground, makes the most of the opening towards the landscape, while the pool is an architectural complement that creates visual continuity with the sea.
Emiliano López Monica Rivera Arquitectos
These two houses are built on a plot of land densely populated by tall, slender pines, young cork trees, and holm oaks in a part of the Costa Brava where cork was formerly produced.
Dream the Combine's Hide & Seek, the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program, opened today at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited at lunchtime today to take some photos and a video of the installation.
Two weeks after a fire – the second in four years – hit Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art, the Glasgow City Council has determined that portions of the building require urgent dismantling.
The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the four winners of the second biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA).
Utopia, the Library and Academy for Performing Arts, housed within a brand new building designed by KAAN Architecten, has opened its doors to the Flemish city of Aalst, following an open competition launched in 2015 by the City Council. The 8,000-square-meter brick structure incorporates a...
Architectural Design & Research Institute Of ZheJiang University
Yiwu Cultural Square is located on the bank of Yiwu River in Yiwu Economic and Technological Development Zone. With five floors above the ground and three floors underground, it is a large-scale cultural complex combining various functions of culture and entertainment, education and training,...
University College Dublin and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the designs from the six shortlisted teams in the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the 536-strong shortlist for the 2018 WAF Awards, which will be decided at the RAI Amsterdam over the course of three days in November. The shortlist is broken down into 34 award categories and includes projects from 81 countries.
Atelier Zündel Cristea
This new building catering to young businesses, the Binet business hotel, is part of a larger ambitious development project that includes the redesign of street grid and the improvement of urban flows with the municipality of Saint-Ouen as well as the enhancement of public spaces and the...
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
On 11 June 2018, architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) celebrated the completion of 3 World Trade Center in New York. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was the third at the World Trade Center site for an office tower, with four towers overlooking the 9/11 Memorial as part of Daniel...
Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Kees Christiaanse of Rotterdam's KCAP Architects&Planners.
A new lobby installation designed by James Carpenter Design Associates enlivens the lobby of a twelve-year-old office tower in Chicago's West Loop. The combination of stainless steel mesh and LED lighting rightfully earns it the name Suspended Light Veils.
A seminar at the American Institute of Architects' Conference on Architecture last week addressed the controversy surrounding the decision of the jury to not award a 2018 Twenty-five Year Award, the AIA's highest honor for an individual project.
Last night, the three-day AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 opened in New York City, culminating in a keynote at Radio City Music Hall headlined by architect David Adjaye. But it was Whitney M. Young Jr. award winner Tamara Eagle Bull who stole the show.
The series of buildings and pavilions are part of a new 113 hectare large public green space along the Seine river, in Carrière-Sous-Poissy, at the end station of the RER métro line A and close to Le Corbusier’s renowned Villa Savoye.
noa* network of architecture
The Hotel Seehof is located on a high plateau near the village of Natz- Schabs near Brixen by a small natural lake. In 2017 this family-run hotel underwent major renovation and extensions, with an entire restyling that places nature and recreational value as the points of focus.
Paul Bernier Architecte
On a wooded lot on the shore of Charlebois Lake, the clients wanted to build a contemporary house, luminous and open to the nature. They wanted most of the spaces of the house to be level with the land.
The conversion and renovation of a church along the Freud Promenade is aimed at reevaluating the existing structure and making it more attractive. The east facade of the building was broken through to provide the church interior with more daylight, while the previously unused attic floor was...
Today the Serpentine Galleries opened Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels and The Mastaba 1958–2018, a major exhibition accompanied by The London Mastaba, a floating sculpture in Hyde Park's Serpentine Lake.
Mark Wallinger, Studio Octopi
Writ in Water, a major architectural artwork by Mark Wallinger, in collaboration with Studio Octopi, opened over the weekend. It provides a new immersive space for contemplation and reflection at Runnymede, Surrey.
Edward Ogosta Architecture
Earlier this month the American Institute of Architects awarded eleven winners of its 2018 Small Project Awards. One of them is the Rear Window House by Edward Ogosta Architecture, a small...
A fire over the weekend destroyed much of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art, just as the school was wrapping up restorations following a 2014 fire that destroyed the landmark building's library.
Jacques Ferrier Architecture
Like an origami sculpture, our proposal for the aquatic park resembles an unfolding landscape, culminating at around 35m: it is a built landscape, rising into the sky. The structure is clearly visible from the surrounding area - it becomes a point of reference and a symbol of Villages Nature.
To wrap up our coverage (in English, at least) of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, we take a look at ten of the best national participations in the Giardini, Arsenale, and elsewhere.
monovolume architecture + design
The T house is a single-family house located in Merano, consisting of a ground floor and a basement with a garage.
Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" launches today. The project, which exhibited at CANactions International Architecture Festival 2018, features interviews with eleven architecture firms based in Italy and the...