Two recent Swiss buildings ― an apartment building in Winterthur and villas at Bürgenstock Resort in Obbürgen ― use Air-Lux sliding wall systems to open up their interiors to the elements and to views of their surroundings.
Number of hotel rooms Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven Arab Emirates along the Persian Gulf, wants to build to welcome three million guests per year by...
In 2017 Mix Architecture was commissioned by Chun Qin Yuan Ecological Farm, north of Yizheng City, for the renovation of a sun shed. The farmer hopes to adjust its function with less input and use the banquet hall as its main function to maximize its benefits.
José Esparza Chong Cuy has been named the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture, taking charge of the New York City institution on the first of November.
The twenty finalists of the Architectural Photography Awards 2018, supported by the World Architecture Festival (WAF) and PICSEL and sponsored by Sto and Dornbracht, have been announced.
Recently MVRDV completed The Imprint, a night club and indoor theme park near Seoul’s Incheon Airport where two windowless buildings are covered in "shadows" of the surrounding buildings. The Imprint prompted us to consider how the Dutch architecture firm uses images in their...
The new building boasts a massive wooden roof, whose clean lines echo the curve of the driving range. The clubhouse delivers an exceptional experience for golfers who appreciate refinement and high-tech facilities.
Under the impact of modern urbanization, the decline of rural areas has become an unavoidable reality. Mix Architecture was commissioned by Jiangshan Fishing Village in Gaochun of Nanjing to meet the basic needs of indigenous peoples for modern functions and cultural life, and formulated a rural...
Zaha Hadid Architects has won the international design competition for the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city.
Ateliers O-S Architectes
The new Theater of Cachan aims to transform the neighborhood with an urban, cultural and social point of view. The entrance of the theater, as an outstretched hand that prompts and guides visitors, is marked by a fold that paces the length of the facade.
For its latest robotically built installation, the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) at University of Stuttgart asked: What if architecture was to emulate the behavior of large masses of granular substances, such as sand or gravel, and allow for its own continuous...
MVRDV has completed construction on The Imprint, a new two-building art/entertainment complex in close proximity to Seoul’s Incheon Airport. Featuring a nightclub in one building and indoor theme park in the other, the windowless structures feature three key design elements: imprints of the...
A good deal of the work of Phoenix's debartolo architects is ecclesiastical, some of it repeat work. Such is the case with the Prayer Space they designed for Redemption Church in Gilbert, Arizona, the renovation of a space the firm designed one decade earlier. The architects answered a few...
Lifespan of one of the 106 avant-garde houses built by Brad Pitt’s non-profit Make It Right organization in New Orleans that was recently demolished due to shoddy construction: 7 years
New Yorker Spencer Finch is the latest artist to intervene at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. He has placed fifteen rocks in the pavilion's pool, echoing the rock garden at Ryoan-ji in Kyoto, Japan.
The newly expanded Glenstone Museum opens to the public on Thursday, October 4th. The private museum’s latest addition is the Pavilions, designed by New York architect Thomas Phifer and sure to be his masterpiece. Editor in Chief John Hill got a peek at the Pavilions before their public...
Columbia University opened The Forum, the third building designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop on its new Manhattanville campus, on Wednesday, September 26th.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Sir Nicholas Grimshaw is the 2019 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, which is given in recognition of a lifetime’s work and is RIBA's highest honor.
Copenhagen's 3XN has won the competition to design the Climatorium, a new international climate center in Lemvig, Denmark.
The Netherlands' Mecanoo and Luxembourg's Metaform have won an international competition to design a new Velodrome and Sports Complex in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg.
PLANE—SITE spoke with Clementina Ruggieri and Michele Busiri-Vici of New York's Space4Architecture (S4A) about their small, intimate installation in Palazzo Mora, part of the Time Space Existence exhibition in Venice.
Blaze Makoid Architecture
Temple Brown is a four bedroom, 7,100 square foot home in Southampton, New York. The clients are an energetic couple, who were attracted to the pristine surroundings and envisioned the project as a secret enclave in the trees for themselves and their friends. One of the men travels frequently and...
In 2011, Muttenz municipality approached Oppenheim Architecture to realize a vision for an interactive community experience in a highly sensitive setting – a new landmark for the town of Muttenz and the Basel area.
The name Glass Cabin may seem like a misnomer when taking a first glance at the family cabin designed and built by Steven Risting of Indianapolis, Indiana. But glassy it is, with expansive views from inside when the sliding wood wall panels are open. Steven Risting answered a few questions about...
Scripts for a new world, a new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, presents the images, storyboards, scripts and audio that Superstudio member Alessandro Poli used in the early 1970s to visualize radical ways of living through film.
Share of Singapore's population living in Housing and Development Board (HBD) public housing flats sold with 99-year leases, most built in the 1960s and...
Three months after it was determined that Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art would have to be dismantled following a major fire, the...
BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Situated between two lakes and within the community of Christiania, the new Noma is built on the site of a protected ex-military warehouse once used to store mines for the Royal Danish Navy.
Mecanoo’s idea was to design a station that makes it clear to visitors that they have arrived in Delft. The station, in combination with the new city hall, sits atop a new train tunnel built in place of the old concrete viaduct that divided the city in two since 1965.
Robert Venturi, the influential architect and theorist, died on Tuesday, September 18th at the age of 93 after a brief illness.
The province of Anhui lies on the border between temperate and subtropical climates in east China. The township of Sun is located in the heart of the scenic Dabie Mountains, in Huashan County in the southwest of the province.
He builds mainly in Russia and Germany. He draws, exhibits, and publishes. Now he will be given this year's European Prize for Architecture by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
At the foot of the Montagne de l’Aigle, Architect Jean-Baptiste Pietri’s studio has created a new program of 145 apartments, a stone’s throw from the coves of the Massif des Calanques that gave the project its name: La Crique.
James Turrell's Skyspace Lech opened to the public on 17 September 2018 near the village of Lech am Arlberg in the high mountains of Austria's Vorarlberg province. The largely underground, oval space is open to the sky and illuminated on the inside with Zumtobel fixtures and...
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture has completed the first Certified Passive House project in South Asia, proving that ultra-high-performance efficiency standards are achievable for buildings in any climate.
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 Kaan, co-founder of Rotterdam's KAAN Architecten.