Murray Legge Architecture
A small gem, this pool pavilion is worthy of attention for the way it fits itself amongst the trees on its Texas site. Pillars are placed for function and views, while the roof that provides plenty of shade is notched and cut in deference to accommodate the gnarly trees that make the landscape so...
Anne Carrier architecture
This building is characterized by its interplay between opacity and transparency and between interior and exterior. It is very carefully integrated into its setting, following the site’s topography so closely that the building appears to be sculpted from the landscape itself. The mix of...
The aptly named Brock Commons Tallwood House – currently the world's tallest mass timber tower – opened on the University of British Columbia's Point Grey campus in July 2017. The building, designed by Acton Ostry Architects, delivers on the promise of mass timber and aspires...
Aaron Neubert Architects
Situated at the confluence of two well traveled local streets, having a close adjacency to the constant drone of the 405 Freeway, and with captivating views of the Getty Center and the surrounding mountains, the design for this home places an emphasis on presenting the site’s distinct...
In 2017 the Building of the Week feature on American-Architects presented nearly fifty buildings located in the United States. To bring this year's feature to a close, we are holding a Building of the Year poll – with just a few mouse clicks you can vote for your favorite building.
Renzo Piano speaks with Louisiana Channel's Marc-Christoph Wagner about what influenced him to become an architect, what he learns when traveling, the importance of drawing, how he and his team work at the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, and what remains for the great architect.
Besonías Almeida Arquitectos
It is a corner lot in a closed neighborhood founded in 1968, with an important afforestation, to which the years have added an incalculable value. Different species of trees and shrubs combined give landscape value to the place throughout the year. The lot to intervene is crossed by a row of...
Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto has been hired by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, to transform the lobby inside its Gordon Bunshaft-designed building -- the first cohesive redesign in the museum's 42-year history.
Steven Holl Architects
The building is envisioned as a “vessel within a vessel within a vessel.” The structure is a branching concrete frame, the inner layer is bamboo and the outer layer is matte white glass with colored glass fragments recalling “neume notation” of Medieval music of the 13th...
Brooks + Scarpa Architects
With ample space for people to live, work, and play, the new Angle Lake Transit Station and Plaza is an Envision certified sustainable mixed-use facility consisting of a 1-acre connecting plaza and community event spaces, a drop-off area for light rail users, retail space with dedicated bike...
One of the best recent buildings in Chicago isn't located in the Loop or one of the city's neighborhoods – it's in Hoffman Estates, a northwest suburb near O'Hare International Airport. The area is known for big box stores, large malls, and unexceptional office parks. Barkow...
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