“Goat House” is located in the mid-Aegean region of Turkey, in a farming village, 5 km to the sea. The livelihood in this 20 household village depends on agriculture, greenhouse, and beekeeping. The owner of the house fondly remembers her childhood memories of the landscape and the cliffs where the goats wandered.
and have broken ground on the University of Denver's new Burwell Center for Career Achievement. Designed as a campus hub for the university, the project was ,made to be a gathering place for the extended DU community. Sited at a key nexus between the campus's traditional core and its growing urban edge, the new 23,000 square foot center combines student career development with alumni engagement and programming.
Terrazzo is made by combining a cement base (sand, water, and cement) with a mixture of ground minerals - like marble, granite, and quartz - and can be applied to almost any surface, vertical or horizontal. The technique, produced using a completely hand-crafted method, was used worldwide in the construction of modern buildings and is noted for its durability, resistance (to water and abrasion), and easy maintenance. This made it a go-to material in the creation of flooring for houses and the common areas of residential and office buildings.
The residence located in the in Goiânia, had a centennial Ipê Ama-relo as the main element for the definition of the architectural party. In the longilineal terrain, of 25m of the front by 100m of depth, the access to the house takes place by a catwalk that takes us to the main entrance.
When considering the best way to contribute to the reconstruction after the earthquake of April 2016, it was clear to us that we should not build only for the sake of building, and that the best way to support is to transfer knowledge. When Pacari proposed to collaborate, our position was affirmative, as long as processes of diagnostics and understanding are generated together with the inhabitants, instead of charity and assistance. The reconstruction of the house of Meche, a cocoa producer, was an opportunity to develop a Workshop of Good Local Construction Practices together with colleagues from the sector endorsed as an extension course of the FADA - PUCE. (The Faculty of Architecture, Design and Arts of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador).
The baroque granary is a significant technical monument from the 18th century, it was used for gathering common grain stocks. It is a four-storey building, the ground floor is vaulted by a low cross vault, second floor is supported by stone columns and third by carved wooden columns.
Luxelakes Water City Scenic Area, located in the southern section of Tianfu Avenue in , covers an area of 1.92 square kilometers. It was rated as a 4A-level tourist scenic spot by China National Tourism Administration on March 27, 2019, and became the “central porch” that connecting with the core area of Tianfu New Area.
The research direction of this space installation is “formation and digital construction of extremely small curved surfaces”. The design team members integrate the forms of two flowers into the design and create the “double-core” virtual form through the computer.
Elcano is a treeless street in the district of Arganzuela, next to city center, the Reina Sofia Museum and Atocha Station. Years ago, the area was occupied by low-rise buildings, warehouses, workshops and other secondary uses that, in recent decades, have been replaced with a series of industrial-like housing buildings lying amid more conventional ones.
has won the open competition to revitalize Bypark, a historic harborside park in western . The project will be made in collaboration with Berlin-based landscape architects Topotek1, artist Eva Kock, and engineers Ingeniør’ne. The design for the 30,000sqm revitalization aims to create a green cultural framework to reshape the city's urban identity.
Located in the metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte (Brazil), "O Ateliê de Cerâmica" is a design studio focused on the production of ceramic objects and the preservation of traditional craftsman’s methods. Founded in 2002, it went through refurbishment and expansion in 2014 and a later intervention in 2017.
Placed on the edge of the dam, a reservoir for the extensive surrounding farmland, in a city in the interior of São Paulo State, the need for this program arises from the demand of basic infrastructure for those who enjoy the small beach formed by the lake. Therefore, its facilities include a changing room, with toilet and shower, besides a warehouse for nautical leisure equipment.
Casa Quintas is located in a gated community in Tafi Viejo, a suburb minutes away from the capital city San Miguel de Tucum&aón. The parti finds its roots moving away from all the modern architectural preconceptions of a typical country clubhouse in Tucum&aón’s suburbs. The first sketches were inspired by some sort of "Revival" on what was once the typical patio house.
The project elaboration has started from the request of building two houses on the same site - each one for one brother. The lofts are almost the same, having only some small modifications in program and detail between them, and that’s where their nickname comes from Casas Gêmeas, which in Portuguese means "twin houses". Attending each dweller specificity, one of the houses has a wide living room located on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a suite upstairs. In the other house, part of the living room was transformed into an office/clinic, since the owner often works from home.
Fast-casual modern Chinese restaurant junzi has opened its fourth location on the ground floor of a historic building next to Bryant Park. Junzi’s in-house architecture design team, led by Xuhui Zhang, created the 1,930-square-foot restaurant with a theatrical, design-forward appearance inspired by the Broadway theater district. Junzi at Bryant Park is more than a fast-casual restaurant for midtown office workers. The restaurant stands out from typical commercial retail with its art-driven design combining modern tastes with elements site-specific to the building’s historic and urban context. At night, the restaurant can be transformed into a venue for fine dining.
The project consist of a conversion of a small 23 m2 warehouse into an office located at the ground floor of a 18th century building in historic center (Italy). Due to the failure to use, the space was in a state of degradation. In fact, it was not provided of fixtures, therefore it was exposed to the bad weather and intrusions.
Bjarke Ingels has featured in a new documentary about waste-to-energy plant in . , the hybrid plant produces district heating for 60,000 households annually from waste generated in , and electricity for 30,000 houses.
An active family with a love of boating wanted a home on Chesapeake Bay, surrounded by the maritime charm of harbor. They found a small but spectacular lot with a house on it from the 1970’s. The existing house did not meet the owners’ needs but its bulkheads and docks provided a unique opportunity: the chance to build a home just steps from the water in downtown Annapolis.
Finnish architect was a pioneer of modern architecture and design, especially in his use of organic, naturally derived materials. When he decided to embark on a career as an architect, he traveled to , the only place where he could find academic training in the profession. His journey did not end there, however, as his work can be seen around the world. Here, we have mapped out 20 of his most notable works that must be seen up close and in-person to truly be appreciated.
Squint/Opera, BIG, and have collaborated in the design of , a revolutionary data-driven design tool that allows architects across the world to collaborate in augmented reality. The tool allows designers to immerse themselves in a virtual 3D environment, where site images, maps, data, and 3D models can be uploaded, viewed and altered through collaboration.