• Residenze Citylife Milano by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher

    Residenze Citylife Milano by Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher

    15 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    L’ambito di intervento si trova nella zona più a sud del masterpian per l’area del Quartiere Storico della fiera di Milano, ed è rivolto a nord verso il nuovo quartiere ed il parco. L’andamento del profilo delle coperture degli edifici è caratterizzato da un andamento continuo e sinuoso e si configura come elemento di caratterizzazione dell’intero complesso, crescendo con continuità a partire dall’edificio C2 prospiciente sul piazza Giulio Cesare per salire verso il suo punto più alto costituito dall’edificio C6, unificando così idealmente lo skyline degli sette edifici.


  • La Leonera

    La Leonera

    14 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    As a result of a collaborative process over what must become of a mountain retreat, La Leonera, designed in Chile by DRAA / Del Rio Arquitectos Asociados, is an interesting correlation of balance between expectations and propositions.Revisiting decisions with the clients back and forth made bespoke architecture for its users a nourishing experience of participation. Rather unexpectedly, the result is an interesting correlation of balance between expectations and propositions.


  • The Pier

    The Pier

    12 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    Pier was part of the “lift 11” urban installations festival.The aim of the installation was to encourage temporary uses and bring out beauty of decaying place.


  • Regiocentrale Zuid

    Regiocentrale Zuid

    10 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    Wiel Arets completed in Limburg province (Netherlands) the headquarters for the water traffic control, designed as two sinuous glass volumes – the office’s upper story cantilevers beyond its plinth – above an intimate reflecting pool below.Situated in Maasbracht, near the Dutch-Belgian border, this sinuous 1.850 sqm office is a headquarters for the water traffic control of surrounding sluices, canals, and locks – all of which are adjacent to the river Meuse.


  • G-Star Raw HQ

    G-Star Raw HQ

    08 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    By Ulf Meyer:  In 1989, a small designer clothing company was founded in Amsterdam, which soon went on to become Europe's most iconic raw denim company. Originally named Gap Star, the firm is now known as G-Star Raw.


  • Modern Minimalist Home Doubles as a Concert Venue

    06 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    Nathan Frankel, a concert-level amateur violinist who also runs his own scrap-metal export business, envisioned a peaceful, quiet home that also offered a concert hall for live music—seemingly opposing requirements that are difficult to achieve in a Beverly Hills canyon.With the help of architect Noah Walker, principal of the Los Angeles–based Walker Workshop Design Build, they discovered a 3.5-acre hilltop plot with which to build a musician’s dream.     

  • House in Mar Chapálico

    04 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    In west Mexico Atelier Arsº built for a urban geographer a house that relate deeply with the natural and cultural environment but far away from the surrounding architecture, often conceived as a folklorist and stylistic reinterpretation of local tradition.The plot is in a place called La Floresta, a XX mid-century urbanization as a garden city aside Chapala Lake in west Mexico, which since a long time has been known as a retirement place for foreigners due to its great weather.     

  • How Fun Hair Salon / JC Architecture

    03 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    How Fun Hair Salon is located in the most chaotic/trendy district in Taipei City. Based on its condition that is one of old street houses in the crowded area, our goal was to bring the experience of having hairdressing in design as a metaphor of converting the old narrow space into a trendy spot.     

  • Interview with Ben Van Berkel

    02 Σεπτέμβριος, 2014

    Ben van Berkel studied architecture at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, and at the Architectural Association in London, receiving the AA Diploma with Honours in 1987. He has lectured and taught at many architectural schools around the world. He has led Diploma Units at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam (1992-1993) and the Architectural Association in London (1999).     

  • Carpenter Eiichiro Amakasu

    31 Αύγουστος, 2014

    Eiichiro Amakasu, 70, is a carpenter who designs and builds traditional Japanese homes and their surrounding gardens. He is an expert of sukiya, a residential architectural style that is typically associated with Japanese tea houses.     

  • Mecanoo’s Cultural Complex in Shenzhen to begin construction

    29 Αύγουστος, 2014

    Construction is finally set to start for Mecanoo's Cultural Complex in Shenzhen, the Dutch firm's first project to be built in China. Back in 2011, Mecanoo won the international competition to design the new 95,000 m2 development in Shenzhen's growing Longgang district.     

  • Τower house Kalamata, Greece

    27 Αύγουστος, 2014

    Tower house I interprets the type of dwelling widely found throughout the Outer Mani, Messenia Greece; a combination of defense tower and farmhouse, articulated into a monolithic, stone structure with few apertures, so as to protect residents from excessive heat as well as the threat of piracy. (by Chrysostomos Theodoropoulos & Eleni Livani)     

  • The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

    26 Αύγουστος, 2014

    There's good chance you'll never step foot in North Korea, which isn't the same as saying you can't. Interest in the socialist state is increasingly high, a fact reflected by a rise in tourists eager to discover the sites and spectacles of Pyongyang.     

  • The Ravelijn Bridge

    25 Αύγουστος, 2014

    RO&AD Architecten completed a pedestrian bridge to connect the fortress-island of Ravelijn “Op den Zoom” to the city of Bergen op Zoom, in The Netherlands, using the principles of the Cradle to Cradle philosophy. The assignment was to make a second pedestrian bridge for two reasons. First to connect the fortress to the city centre, second to make a second escape route from the fortress in case of emergencies.     

  • Cape Cod Modernism Gets a Boost with Restoration of Paul Weidlinger\'s House

    23 Αύγουστος, 2014

    Restoration of renowned structural engineer Paul Weidlinger’s Wellfleet, Massachusetts, vacation residence has been completed. According to the Cape Cod Modern House Trust (CCMHT), which led the preservation project, the house is unique among its counterparts.     

  • 9 Women Who Are Rocking Public Interest Design

    20 Αύγουστος, 2014

    Women are an inspiring presence in this sector of design and, in another trend that contrasts tradition, they are being recognized for it. There are many women (and men!) who put in the sweat and lack of sleep to establish the field, but here we will highlight nine of the next young guns.     


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