Ballet Memphis had outgrown its current space and wished to move from a suburban location to a performing-arts district undergoing revitalization in Memphis. With large windows and public courtyards, the building contributes to the already thriving urban district.
Docomomo US has announced the recipients of the 2018 Modernism in America Awards, thirteen projects that "showcase the highest level of expertise and commitment to careful preservation methods while serving as strong testaments to the efficacy of grassroots efforts, and public and private...
The International Living Building Institute’s Living Building Challenge is billed as "the world's most rigorous proven performance standard for buildings." Since its inception in 2006, fewer than twenty buildings have earned the stringent LBC Certification. The seventeenth and...
In the midst of typical narrow-walled facades in Berlin, Richter Musikowski has built an exhibition and event building that breaks with this monotony, creates urban spaces through its massing, and stands out from its neighbors through a carefully detailed glass skin.
The National Museum of Qatar, set to open in December 2018, has released new images of its readymade icon designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Iwan Baan's photos capture, from near and afar, the blade-like petals inspired by the desert rose and the new building's relationship to Sheikh...
Steven Holl Architects
The Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University is a new, non-collecting contemporary art institution that opened to the public on 21 April 2018. As Richmond’s first arts institution dedicated to contemporary art, the ICA serves as a significant new cultural resource...
Spring Architecten & MoederscheimMoonen Architects
Recently a colorful new school building has been delivered in Doorn, The Netherlands. The total scheme of landscape and buildings was designed by Spring Architecten in collaboration with MoederscheimMoonen Architects. The team of architects worked intensively on this comprehensive task which...
The Equal Justice Initiative's National Memorial for Peace and Justice is opening to the public on Thursday, April 26, in Montgomery, Alabama, accompanied by several days of educational panels and presentations, performances, and concerts.
Located at the heart of the historic Zuiderpark, the €50m sports campus is an innovative collaboration of alliances between education, sport, sport science and the community, for both the municipality of The Hague and its private partners: the Haagse Hogeschool and ROC Mondriaan.
Frank Schoepgens Fotografie
The nave of the neo-Gothic Christuskirche Köln (1894) was demolished in 2014 to make way for a new worship hall flanked by five-story wings containing apartments and commercial space designed by Hollenbeck Architektur and Maier Architekten.
BeneBaby International Daycare is an early childhood educational daycare center provides American daycare service for modern parents, committed to the cultivation of behavior, habits, independent personality and social ability of 2-4 year old children.
Located in Selva of Val Gardena with exceptional views of the Dolomites (one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites), the Grand Hotel Alpenroyal is a five stars hotel with a true feeling of relaxed luxurious comfort and cosy elegance.
To celebrate Panasonic's 100th anniversary and signal its "new creative philosophy" of addressing "wellbeing, feelings and experiences," the Japanese company created Air Inventions, a mist-filled pavilion that nabbed the Best Technology - Milano Design Award 2018 at...
The world of design is focused on Milan this week. As part of the Salone del Mobile, COS's Open Sky installation doesn't reflect a person's new clothes. Instead it mixes the beauty of the Milanese sky with the historic architecture of the Palazzo Isimbardi.
University College Dublin and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the six shortlisted teams (one more than the planned five) in the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, have selected architect, historian, critic and educator Kenneth Frampton to receive the Venice Biennale's Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2018 Skyscraper Competition, with 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions selected from the 526 submitted projects. Here we highlight the winners and a few of the honorable mentions.
In this first-of-a-kind case, the Shenzhen government has leased 35 handshake towers in an urban village from the former farmers, with the aim of converting them into affordable housing. During the planning phase, six owners of residential towers withdrew, making the situation more...
Village Vertical, the proposal by architects Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisné and Dimitri Roussel in collaboration with landscape and urban design firm Atelier Georges, was selected in the Métropole du Grand Paris competition for the Rosny-sous-Bois site.
Developers Golub & Co. and CIM Group have unveiled plans for the transformation of Chicago's historic Tribune Tower into condominiums, plus a new condo and hotel tower on an adjacent lot that would be the city's second-tallest skyscraper.
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...
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.
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