In June London architect Norman Foster opened an eponymous foundation in Madrid focused on interdisciplinary thinking and research. In addition to the historic main building it occupies, the Norman Foster Foundation consists of a pavilion with a transparent façade and some glossy...
The result of a multidisciplinary collaboration between architects and engineers, FunambOule is a self-supporting footbridge spanning a pedestrian portion of Saint-Catherine Street, in Montreal, Quebec. Designed by Architecturama and Latéral, the footbridge allows visitors a new vantage...
LEAF International has announced the winners of the 16th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which "celebrate the projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon our built environment, and the international design community, over the last 12 months and beyond."
The project is the winning proposal by Krupinski/Krupinska Arkitekter in the open international competition for a new pavilion in the King's Garden in central Copenhagen. The competition had a total of 64 entries and the project was opened to the public in the late summer of 2017.
Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Richard Meier & Partners has completed its first pedestrian and vehicular bridge. With a surface area of approximately 4,150 meters and a length of 185 meters, the new Cittadella Bridge is a precast-concrete and painted-steel modern structure designed to connect the city of Alessandria, Italy...
actual / office
It's very difficult to sustain an architectural concept from gestation to completion, in many cases due to the involvement of the client, that practical entity that isn't so concerned about concepts. In the case of the Sleeve House a couple hours north of New York City, it's clear the...
The second Chicago Architecture Biennial opened to the public for its four-month run on September 16th. Artistic directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, of Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee, asked participants to address the theme Make New History. How did they respond?
CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s
After nearly a decade of work, CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s are pleased to announce the completion of Phase 1 of the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM). Begun in 2009, the CHUM teaching institution is the largest healthcare construction...
A trio of French architecture firms under the name Nouvelle AOM has won the competition to "create a powerful, dynamic and bold new identity for the Tour Montparnasse," one of the most unloved buildings in Paris.
Tezuka Architects’ Fuji Kindergarten was announced as the winner of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize on Tuesday evening during an awards ceremony and gala at the historic Carlu in Toronto.
For the River Edge Ideas Lab, the brainchild of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, nine architecture and landscape architecture firms have developed concepts for three challenging riverfront sites.
Architect and urbanist Charles Waldheim, with the Harvard GSD Office for Urbanization and Siena Scarff Design, took the Chicago Architecture Biennial theme Make New History to heart and developed alternative scenarios for some iconic Chicago buildings.
Well, for a few days. For the first part of its We Like America tour, raumlaborBerlin, in collaboration with the Storefront for Art and Architecture and Ubermut Project, set up its inflatable SPACEBUSTER for a three-day stint at Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar in...
Lake Ranwu lies about halfway between Lhasa in Tibet and Chengdu in the Chinese province of Sichuan, on National Highway 318. The lake is roughly 20 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres wide, and is separated into lower, middle and upper sections. The surrounding landscape has a natural...
The Chicago Cultural Center, the main venue for the Chicago Architecture Biennial, is graced with a few awkward corridors from renovations being done over the long lifespan of the late-19th-century building. As part of CAB these linear spaces have been reimagined as exhibition spaces of note.
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