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...
The 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, the 18th and youngest architect to be selected for the annual pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens, opens to the public on Friday.
A year after the official launch of KAAN Architecten’s second outpost in São Paulo, Brazil, the Dutch firm has completed two new buildings that will house the new campuses of the Universidade Anhembi Morumbi in São José dos Campos and Piracicaba, in the inland of...
The 2018 Gold Medal, the highest honor of the Australian Institute of Architects -- given to "architects who have designed or executed buildings of high merit, produced work of great distinction resulting in the advancement of architecture or endowed the profession of architecture in a...
in situ studio
Site and privacy considerations drove the design of this single-family house in Cary, the North Carolina town located about ten miles west of the state capital, Raleigh. The architects at in situ studio split the house into two pavilions — living and sleeping — linking them by an...
The Asplund Pavilion, designed by architects Francesco Magnani and Traudy Pelzel of Italy's MAP studio, is the cornerstone of the first Pavilion of the Holy See at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Covered in ALPI wood surfaces inside and out, the small pavilion was inspired by...
Sleeping Beauty, an exhibition on the occasion of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia draws attention to Frei Otto's Multihalle, a pavilion built in Mannheim for the 1975 Bundesgartenschau (National Garden Show) that nows sits unused.
Zaha Hadid Architects
The Il Makiage pavilion designed by Zaha Hadid Architects has opened in New York's SoHo neighborhood.
MGA | Michael Green Architecture
The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club’s new Dock Building is an example of industrial architectural elegance crafted from a modest budget.
RCR Arquitectes — the 2017 Pritzker Prize-winning trio of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta — are the subject of the Catalan pavilion, a collateral event at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, in what is billed as "not an architecture exhibition."
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the eleven winners in three categories for its 2018 Small Project Awards, which "recognize small project practitioners for the high quality of their work and to promote excellence in small project design."
Al Seef, a new destination offering retail, dining, and hospitality experiences, recently opened. 10 DESIGN is the design architect for the Contemporary District of Al Seef, leading the project from concept design all the way through to construction supervision.
Studio Olafur Eliasson
Fjordenhus (Fjord House), the first building designed entirely by artist Olafur Eliasson and the architectural team at Studio Olafur Eliasson, will open on 9 June in Vejle, Denmark. Commissioned by KIRK KAPITAL, the company’s new headquarters offer a contemporary interpretation of the idea...
The Taichung Green Corridor in Taiwan, will redevelop 1.7km from the former railway line crossing downtown Taichung by connecting the different parts of the city in a sustainable way, creating a green corridor for biodiversity and including bike/pedestrian lanes to better cater for the...
The Czech and Slovak Pavilions at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice is the setting for UNES-CO (United Nations Real Life Organization), a fictitious company founded by artist Kateřina Šeda that draws attention to the impact the UNESCO World Heritage List has on cities.
Six shortlisted schemes for the second Dulwich Pavilion, a temporary outdoor visitor welcome space within the historic grounds of Dulwich Picture Gallery to be opened in summer 2019, have been unveiled and are on display at the Gallery where visitors can vote on the winner.
A new film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel probes filmmaker Ila Bêka about the documentaries of Bêka & Lemoine, which have carved a notable niche in the realm of architecture films by focusing on the people who use buildings rather than on...
Arts South Australia and Malcolm Reading Consultants have announced that the team led by New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Adelaide's Woods Bagot has won the competition for the new Adelaide Contemporary.
Architectural Design & Research Institute Of ZheJiang University
This project is located in the hometown of traditional calligraphy, Shuyang, Jiangsu province, and is positioned as the calligraphy art gallery to display and inherit Shuyang calligraphic style.
Fieldwork Design & Architecture
A former vitamin factory in Dundee, Oregon, has a new lease on life as a communal winemaking facility. Architecture and landscape work together to give the winery a strong sense of place, oriented about a new courtyard between the parking lot and the building. Fieldwork Design & Architecture...
The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) has unveiled the design for the Southern California museum’s new building by Morphosis Architects, the firm of Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne.
One of the highlights of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale is the first Holy See Pavilion. Curated by Francesco Dal Co, Vatican Chapels consists of ten chapels and an exhibition pavilion location on a wooded corner of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
Chicago's Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named the Oasia Downtown Hotel designed by Singapore's WOHA as the "2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide."
The project is located at a private garden in suburban Shanghai, which has a splendid view of trees with shade in late spring. By living and working here away from the hustle and bustle of city, the owner tries to seek a balance between modern life and his inner world.
The Japan Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale displays 42 drawing projects under the theme Architectural Ethnography, with the intention "to develop and deepen the discussion about life and architecture, the role of architecture [and] our society in the future."
Spasm Design Architects
This is a private home in Ahmedabad, is an expression in Dhrangadhra stone. The stone used in many of the architectural antiquities of Ahmedabad. The stone has a mottled texture and bone coloration, available in blocks; slabs and dust from quarries nearby it became an obvious choice.