Renderings for a new office building in the neighborhood of designed by have been revealed in . Called New Beatrice West, the eight-story development consists of a series of terraced glass boxes, capped with abundant vegetation aimed at contributing passive energy-efficiency to the complex. The new building will integrate an existing adjacent office building that currently houses the offices of Gehry Partners.
This development of six houses occupies a former derelict yard in the heart of the Ravenscourt and Starch Green Conservation Area, next to Ravenscourt Park. The scheme had to resolve a tight site, overlooked by neighboring properties and next to a locally listed terrace. The solution is a contemporary response to the local vernacular, with five three-storey houses forming a terrace that steps forward incrementally along its length. A sixth, two-storey, house is built within the walls of Latymer House, which once stood on the site.
This house is structured on four pillars of direct foundation on the bedrock at one and a half meters deep. A pair of beams, inverted on the ceiling, structures the roofing slab and anchored the floor slab, without beams.
A design by for a Maasai village in northern Tanzania, is a morphological response to the imposed need to settle, using sustainable, local and accessible materials to redefine its construction culture.
Have you ever visited a worksite and thought, "Wow, this contractor knows a lot more about construction than I do"? Have you had to change your original design because it was too difficult to construct or because it exceeded the budget? Do you think you're good at creating well-designed, efficient spaces but you're not so good when it comes to resolving the project's details?
This interview with the , , was published last year in of , a Spanish-language magazine published by the Association of Architecture Offices of . The interview was conducted by the editorial committee of Revista AOA—represented by Yves Besançon, Francisca Pulido and Tom&aós Swett—and is accompanied by photographs by &Aólvaro Gonz&aólez. Aravena's openness and warmth allowed them to deliver a profound questionnaire about his thoughts and architectural projections, especially in light of which took place last year.
Situated in sight of the beach, in a typical urban mesh of the Belgian coast, this seaside residence offers unexpected spaces overlooking the surrounding houses with both seaside views and views over the green hinterland.
Since Art Historian Ragnar Josephson started to gather an archive documenting the artistic process, about 80 years ago, Skissernas Musuem, Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art, has gradually grown to a large cluster of buildings that, apart from housing the world’s largest collection of sketches, is an important carrier of the identity of the Museum. This is the first extension in the museum’s history that solely addresses its interface, with foyer, restaurant, shop and a multi-purpose hall.
The , which opened to the public in 2011, is one of the more striking cultural landmarks on the skyline of . Designed by , the space accommodates and displays a private art collection of nearly 70,000 works spanning the 15th to the mid-20th Centuries, including the world’s largest private collection of Auguste Rodin sculptures. In this photo-essay, photographer has turned his lens to this – a rotated rhomboid clad in a skin of 16,000 hexagonal mirrored-steel panels.
MAIO’s spatial concept for Arper is defined by a set of geometric elements that can be freely assembled and recombined. A set of simple geometric frames allows an infinity of possibilities and spatial reconfigurations as well as using different finishings, textures and colors. The system, consisting of 5 basic elements, allows to create reusable, self-supporting and simple-to-build structures.
The tide of “Reentering to Little Town” – a story about a project taking place in a corner of Qiannan Autonomous Prefecture in Province – has brought opportunities of venture to the young people. Several entrepreneurs who were congenial to each other have found a Movable-type Printing plant which was built in the 1950s in County. After the communication and negotiation with local governors, they decided to keep these plant buildings in the original street blocks.
This office building for the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) has a built-up area of 1,972 square meters including a basement, parking level and office blocks comprising one research wing and one administrative wing.
At the site of the Markenhage college, the new Campus Markenhage is realized with the existing Markenhage college that got renovated and extended with an extra wing for technical education and two new schools; the new Orion Lyceum and the Michael college, a Waldorf school. Together the three schools form the new Campus Markenhage.
Wallan Veterinary Hospital in regional Victoria is an efficient and elegant building that successfully refreshes the traditional vet hospital typology. The 24-hour facility, open seven days a week, needed an immediately identifiable, strong street presence, yet still had to be respectful of its residential context.
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the shortlist of six projects will competing for the 2017 , the UK’s most prestigious award for architecture, given to the building “that has made the biggest contribution to the evolution of architecture in a given year.” Selected from , the finalist buildings range from an elegantly detailed photographer’s studio in west London, to an immense new campus for the City of Glasgow College.
This offshore Villa is located in a prime locality along the East Coast Road in . Apart from the requirement of having private and semi-private spaces, we wanted the user to experience the coastal breeze along with the water, within his zone of proximity without having to access the beachfront. The concept behind this design relies on the spatial segmentation of semi-public areas which maximizes the virtual connectivity within the house through light which we call the exponent.