2018 Entries

Best Of The Best

Atelier Archmixing

Atelier Archmixing

The studio's Chinese name A Ke Mi Xing echoes the pronunciation of "Archmixing ", which means Mixing Architecture, a critical position as well as strategy we hold from the very beginning. Nowadays in China, cities and buildings are growing extremely stimulating and overpowering. By contrast, living and sensible spaces ...

Ben Ridley

Architecture for London

Established in 2010 by Ben Ridley, Architecture for London are a young, award winning, RIBA Chartered architecture and urban design practice dedicated to the creation of better buildings and places. The studio is collaborative, innovative and above all aspirational. We work at all scales, from bespoke private homes to commercial...

Bernardo Quinzaños Oria, Ignacio Urquiza Seoane

CCA | Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica

In 2008, is founded Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica by the architects Bernardo Quinzaños and Ignacio Urquiza. During these early years their principles and philosophy would be forged. His first big project was to design a beach house, in which they invested their fees to thoroughly investigate the Mexican Pacif...

Christie Anderson

Arno Matis Architecture

Arno Matis Architecture (AMA) believes that contemporary forces of globalization and fragmented specialization demand new responses to the shaping of human environments. AMA's 'responsive architecture' is a design paradigm that is focused on synthesizing external forces to generate more precise and 'responsive' design solutions ...

Guto Requena

Estudio Guto Requena

Estudio Guto Requena reflects on memory, culture and poetic narratives in different design scales: objects, spaces and cities. At the core of the studio's projects is an obsession to experiment with digital technologies in an emotional way. We shape memories through the experimental use of digital technologies. Bits to generate emoti...

Haptic Architects

Haptic Architects

Founded in 2009, Haptic Architects is an award-winning, design led practice, based in London and Oslo. We are an ambitious and international team of 20 people who are passionate about architecture and design.  Our name, Haptic, which refers to the sense of touch, is a guiding force for all our work; we strive to dete...

Joanna Simpson

Simpson Studio Architects

Simpson Studio Architects is a studio focused on creating beautiful, bespoke and considered space. Founded in 2013 our designs are underpinned by an intelligent, honest, and logical response to functionality; the result of rigorous research, a strong client relationship and interrogations of light, proportion, scale, and...

Kim Benatar

Three14 Architects

Three14 Architects, founded in 2008, is an award winning studio of creative architects based in Cape Town, South Africa. The focus on designing private homes for discerning clients - bringing fresh ideas, rigorous detailing and creativity to the residential arena - results in elegant and sophisticated homes that are easy to live in....

Matthew Baran

Baran Studio Architecture

Our work is extraction. We mine. We find value in the "ugly". We see opportunity where others do not. We look to what is left. We optimize. We operate in the wasteland, in the dross. We find potential. We embrace the imperfect. We adapt to what is given and transform. We use what is available to us. We respond. We integrate. We are re...

MESURA

MESURA

Our main aim is to create an utterly contemporary architecture that is committed to the responsible and sustainable use of natural resources.  Armed with dedication, service, complicity and enthusiasm, we seek to provide solutions that are tailored to the initial needs and aspirations of our customers. Our way of working is defi...

Misak Terzibasiyan

UArchitects

The founder and owner of UArchitects, Misak Terzibasiyan, is personally and professionally focusing on an international context as well as on the influence of cultural themes. This is mainly based on his ethnical background, whereas Misak Terzibasiyan was born 22-09-1964 in Helsinki (Finland), his mother Finnish, his father Arme...

Nimish Shah

Zeel Architects

Situated on a small plot of 16.0 x 30.20 mts., having an even smaller usable floor plate of about 13.20 x 21.60 mts., this small building stands out from the neighborhood, due to the geometric envelope holding jalis in it.  Located in the city of Nagpur, which has a tropical and dry climate with average temperatures ranging fr...

Paul Curuchet + Luciana de la Garza

Estudio Atemporal S.A.P.I. de C.V.

Atemporal es un estudio formado en la Ciudad de México en 2011, compuesto por arquitectos que trabajan estrechamente con diseñadores de interiores, gráficos e industriales, así como carpinteros, herreros, jardineros, ingenieros, maestros albañiles, pintores, etc. conformando as&...

Studio Mills Design Ltd.

Studio Mills

Studio Mills is an architecture and interior design practice founded by twin sisters Jayne and Kirsty Mills. Having both studied at Glasgow School of Art, the pair draw on their skills in architecture and interior design respectively to take a holistic approach to every project. Their close relationship and collaborative process, which span...

Synthesis Design + Architecture

Synthesis Design + Architecture

Synthesis Design + Architecture is a multi-award winning experimental design firm that understands and values questions as much as answers. We specialize in producing innovative design work that not only challenges convention through technological, material and computational innovation, but also work that purposefully enlivens the public im...

Yichen Lu

Studio Link-Arc, LLC

STUDIO LINK-ARC | OFFICE PROFILE Based in New York City, Studio Link-Arc, LLC is an international team of architects and designers. Our name, Link-Arc, refers to the practice's collaborative nature as well as the company's mission, which is to work across disciplines to create strategy and design in the fields of urba...

ZETAO CHEN

FCHA

The project is located in the Dashahe Innovation Zone in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, and in the North District of the Science and Technology Park. It is the North Green Corridor site in the planning of the 9th Neighborhood of the headquarters of Liuxiandong. Vanke would like to take this opportunity to create a creative park-design comm...

Future Street

Place Design Group

Place Design Group were engaged by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) to design the ‘Future Street’ as part of the AILA International Conference in October 2017. Future Street comprised of five (5) sections, four (4) physical sections – Street of Today, Green Street, Complete Street and Smart Stree...

Royal Colombian Hospital, Mental Healthcare Facility

Stantec Architecture Ltd.

In the design and development of Royal Colombian Hospital (RCH) Mental Healthcare Facility, Stantec employed real time visualization and virtual reality in the review of interior spaces for user meetings. Nursing, janitorial and doctoral teams were able to experience the space and interact with on the fly changes. In this use case, &quo...

The Dancing Pavilion

Estudio Guto Requena

The Dancing Pavilion is temporary Interactive Architecture created for the Olympic Park 2016. Scattered sensors inside of the dance floor capture the beat of the music and the movement of people dancing, which activates the motors of the mirrors on the façade of the building. The result is a kinetic architecture that hypnotizes peopl...

The Light Creature

Estudio Guto Requena

HACKED ARCHITECTURE: INTERACTIVE FACADE São Paulo, 2015. The new facade of the Hotel WZ Jardins by Estúdio Guto Requena is a research project that explores the "Hacked City" and how we can bring positive changes to cities, their public spaces and architecture by plugging in poetic and functional systems that enco...

The Sea View Healthy Community

Perkins+Will

Within the design service industry, custom virtual reality (VR) experiences have historically been reserved for private meetings on big budget projects that require specialized, expensive equipment. Owing to cost and perceived technical complications, they are seldom used at the campus- and community-scaled projects, or open freely ...

Xiaomi Flagship Store in Shenzhen

Eight Inc.

With an ambitious retail expansion program ahead, we revolutionized the Xiaomi retail experience. Operating in China, the world's most competitive smartphone market, Xiaomi aims to differentiate themselves through simplifying their current store design language, creating engaging customer journeys with a focus around product nar...

Specialist

10 Jay

ODA New York

A landmark site and warehouse conversion in downtown Brooklyn. A delicate balance of glass, steel, brick, and spandrels give the building gravitas without compromising its industrial tradition. Originally two buildings with a shared, piecemeal interior facade that held no landmark heritage, this violation became part of the nar...

anarchitekture KK tv studios

anarch

anarchitekture tv studios |…I believe that life is perfect, because of its imperfections... building should reflect life in its imperfections to present perfect architecture…| 'KK' TV studios building is one of the first examples of industrial building transformation in the country. By transfo...

Beijing COFCO Plaza

KOKAISTUDIOS

When Kokaistudios was first approached by COFCO, a Fortune 500 company and one of China's largest and most important companies, to renovate its headquarter building located minutes away from Tiananmen square in the heart of Beijing we were initially hesitant as the building, built in 1996, is a symbol both of the company itself ...

Cotton Lab Urban Lounge

Atelier Archmixing

This project is located in a science park in Changzhou city, Jiangsu Province. It used to be a standard factory space, 84.3 meters long and 54 meters wide, with a height of 12.5m. After renovation, it will be used as an off-line shop of fashion and restaurant for a local clothing company. It will provide space for different function...

Crosstown Concourse

Looney Ricks Kiss in association with DIALOG and Spatial Affairs Bureau

Officially reopened in 2017, Crosstown Concourse is the metamorphosis of urban blight into a vibrant community. Through a meticulous and collaborative design process, the redevelopment has rekindled the building as well as reinstated a sense of civic pride. It is the rebirth of not just a building, but an entire neighborhood.  A...

Five Manhattan West

REX

The repositioning of Five Manhattan West within its new urban context-it is neighbor to the High Line park, Manhattan West and Hudson Yards developments-includes both an aesthetic facelift and an improvement to its energy performance. In addition, the building's lobby, elevator cores, and building services needed significant upg...

Gouda Cheese Warehouse

Mei architects and planners

Gouda Cheese Warehouse - Loft apartments in a national monument The Cheese Warehouse in Gouda, Dutch Cheese Capital, experienced a spectacular transformation to residential lofts. In the heart of the building a spacious atrium is created, enclosed by 52 apartments. Because of the innovative reuse of elements from the old warehouse...

House N

YDS Architects

An old wooden house was designed for renovation into two-family house. Generating natural and artificial light applying existing elements would regenerate architectures. The design objects making the additional building in the garden, rather making use of the void, offers the terrace as an outdoor room. Lots of the light would pour into the...

Jiangshan Fishing Village Renovation Practice

Mix Architecture

This project is a human-oriented preservation and renovation practice of a small village, aiming to meet the basic needs of modern cultural life for the residents. The first phase of the Jiangshan Fishing Village Renewal Plan consists of two parts, namely the renovation of the vacant old homes and the construction of rural public facilities...

Key of Time: Sunac Center of Tianjin Tractor Factory

Lacime Architects

This historic tractor factory renovation project is developed in 2 phrase, combining both exhibition are and residential community are together. The factory was used to be a large scaled state-owned enterprise in which people worked an lived for many years. The challenge if the design is how to respond to history and save the peoples memory by ...

Media city Bergen

Mad arkitekter

A characteristic building structure from the early 1980's is transformed to meet the needs for a state-of-the-art media house. Mad Arkitekter's approach for adaptive reuse is to maintain the original form and character of the existing building and reduce the CO2-emissions. The building is flexible and various changes are easy to implement. ...

NJIT Central King Building

Marvel Architects

Since 2011, our team has worked with NJIT to renovate the original 1912 Newark, NJ Central High School, also called the Central King Building (CKB). Positioned at the eastern edge of the campus, NJIT acquired the building in 2008. Our phased renovation of the occupied building spanned from 2012-2017. The total project budget was $12...

NOI Techpark

Chapman Taylor LLP

The 25,000m² NOI (Nature of Innovation) Techpark in Bolzano, one of Italy’s most desirable areas to live and work, is designed to house a wide range of innovation companies, university research institutions and training centres as an engine for economic development throughout the South Tyrol region. The new technology par...

Silver Linings Boutique Hotel

One Take Architects

Silver Linings Boutique Country Hotel is a renovation project in Bamboo Sea Village, China, got a fresh update with low cost. Renovation should not be a procrustean alteration against a pre-determined, idealistic image of spaces. Rather, renovation requires one to explore and feature fine properties of the original construction,...

The Department Store

Squire and Partners

This project took an unoccupied and dilapidated former department store from 1906, and reimagined the building to create a series of inspiring work and social spaces for a multi-disciplinary architecture and design practice. The brief included a series of units for new and existing local businesses, including a community Post Office, co...

The Wadden Sea Centre

Dorte Mandrup

The Wadden Sea Centre is an extension to an existing, angled exhibition building from 1995. The extension has been designed to embrace the original building with a cohesive layout and natural flow between the two. The four-winged farm typology and thatched roof pay homage to the original Viking buildings of the region, creating a courtyard ...

Transformation Erasmus School of Law into 'Sanders building'

Jo Coenen Architects & Urbanists

The former L-building by architect Wim Quist has been transformed into Sanders Building. Named after Dean Prof. Piet Sanders (1912 -2012), who founded the Rotterdam law faculty in 1963. Piet Sanders was not only a lawyer, but also an art collector and adviser. He and his spouse Ada stimulated starting artists; they collected a special and v...

Troy Hall

Washington State University

About 300 miles east of Seattle in the small rural town of Pullman, Washington, sits a historically rich and architecturally revitalized gem: Troy Hall, a project that transformed a 1920s cheese factory into a 50,000 square-foot, four-story modern academic science facility for one of the state's largest universities. Orig...

Uber Advanced Technology R&D Center

Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects

Uber Advanced Technology Group is a self-driving technologies R&D team. Fittingly, within San Francisco's historic Pier 70 ship repair yard structures, Uber extends into the 21stC the legacy of transportation endeavors within industrial ship-buildings dating to the 19thC. The project's four structures of "20th-Street His...

West End Concourse

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

Since the destruction of the original Penn Station in the 1960s, travelers using the Western Hemisphere's busiest transit hub have suffered confusing passageways, dismal conditions, and uncomfortable overcrowding. The facility, designed for 200,000 visitors a day, now approaches 700,000 daily trips. A westward exp...

Yueyue Bookstore

Atelier Archmixing

Zhida Bookstore is a 94sqm bookstore that has been operating for more than a decade on Guoquan road, near Fudan University. With the trend of both online and offline development of Internet retailers, owners hope to transform the bookstore to interact with their well-performing online bookstores. But will the bookstore be transformed into a...

Îlot 19 La Défense, Nanterre, France

Farshid Moussavi Architecture

Sitting on the edge of Paris' Grande Axe, Îlot 19 La Défense takes a unique approach to mixed tenure residential housing. Defying the typical notion that affordable housing should look simple and inexpensive, it relies not on high budget but the assemblage of ordinary elements that challenge preconceptions about how modern ...

Habitat for Orphan Girls

ZAV Architects

A fourfold of strategic decisions drive the architecture of a shelter in City of Khansar for orphaned girls: 1. The “undue” is “undone” In response to the financial limitations of the project, an austere, and honest techtonic is adopted. All superfluous layers of finishing and ornamentation are considered as &ldquo...

PHONGHOUSE Awaken the abandoned house

vhlarchitecture Co.,Ltd

PHONG HOUSE house was designed renovated from the furniture factory of VHL Interior Architecture Company  When urban life is expensive, the dream of a home for "prosperity" is that many young couples settle in urban settings. The house was renovated on the current state of the structure of the factory, with masonry and pref...

Primary Stingy Blocks of Flats

Helin & Co Architects

"Primary-Stingy Block of Flats" project is included in Helsinki City's programme aiming to develop multistorey housing. The objective in the design of the Primary Stingy Blocks was to provide with high quality but affordable housing and minimise total energy consumption. These primary-stingy flats, consisting of both right-of-res...

Urbanest Darling Square Building 1

Allen Jack+Cottier

We envisaged a place for young people, a place that is fun and fosters learning, creativity and friendship.  The residents will be living away from their family homes - and even their home country - for the first time in their lives, having experiences which will shape and define their lives.  The site is on the boundary...

Chaoyang Future School

Crossboundaries / BIAD International Studio

Chaoyang Future School integrates architectural reuse with pedagogical innovation, adding to the ongoing lifespan of an existing campus and restoring its educational relevance and purpose. Strongly incorporating the use of color throughout the façade, landscape, and interior, the project provides identity and intuitive orient...

China Mobile Global Network Center

Leigh & Orange Ltd.

Dense forests of bamboo inspired the boldly patterned façade of this data network centre, located on an industrial estate in Hong Kong's New Territories. Created using vertical strips of bright green, yellow and grey aluminum panels, the abstract composition provides a distinctive and cohesive design to override the irregu...

Guizhou Fire Station

West-line Studio

The fire station is located at the very center of Guizhou Province, near its main city, Guiyang.  The building is designed following a trapezoidal shape, clearly visible in its sections, which carries on the shape of the mountain. It gradually grows between two steep trapezoid-shaped picks, creating an iconic red slope,...

Innovation Curve

Form4 Architecture

Innovation Curve, A 276,000 square-foot LEED Platinum campus on the edge of the Stanford Research Park, uses colored glass and metal to celebrate Silicon Valley's innovation process. A mid-level blue-metal horizontal ribbon shading element follows the shape of the classic R&D timeline; from creative spark, through trial and ...

Khyaung School

Weston Williamson + Partners

A new village school in rural Cambodia, designed and built pro-bono by Weston Williamson + Partners officially opened on International Children's Day, June 1 2017. WW+P worked with engineers Engenuiti, Integration and Building Trust International to produce an innovative design which pushes the boundaries of what can be built sustai...

The Tides Brentwood

Valerie Schweitzer Architects

Our goal in designing this 5-story LEED Gold rental apartment building on a formerly drab street off Wilshire Boulevard was to celebrate the iconoclastic spirit of Los Angeles. On a developer's budget we used color as the primary tool to animate the street. We pooled specific ecologies from the Los Anegles context and reflect t...

Vegetal Kingdom

Senosiain Arquitectos

The project is located in a suburban area of Mexico City. The idea was to salvage a wooded zone ensconced between two urban settlements. The space presented here includes the greenhouse zone with an organic garden designed as educational play areas, where both children and adults can establish a more spontaneous connection with nature, dis...

Foro Boca Concert Hall

Rojkind Arquitectos

Miguel Ángel Yunes Márquez, the then-mayor of Boca del Río, started the Boca del Río Philharmonic Orchestra in 2014, and that has since become the heart of the cultural life in the city. The then-mayor asked to design a home for the orchestra, the chosen site was located in a deteriorated area of Boca del...

House in Karpathos

OOAK Architects

The sparse, untamed and dramatic landscape was the starting point for OOAK architects' design. Every manmade alteration would be visible in this unique lot with its jagged, textured cliffs that descend into the grand Aegean Sea. The question became how to introduce a foreign object - a house - into this spectacular landscape, enhanc...

Modelia Days GOKOKUJI

Sasaki Architecture+ATELIER O, Modelia,Co.,LTD, Shukou Kensetsu, Co.,LTD.

In order to avoid direct lines of sight between the apartment building and the residents of the single-family homes lining the other side of the narrow road on which it sits, the windows are shifted slightly off-center. This arrangement of windows brings breezes and natural light into the building while also giving the heavy concrete a lighter ...

Rust-ic House

URBAN-AGENCY

"The best preventive remedy to aging is architecture". How to design and build a project that will take few decades to complete "on time" for its owner retirement plan? In this project, aging and weathering serve as a critical design tool for thinking about how architecture might intercept the changing state of weathering...

Shui Cultural Center

West-line Studio

Located in the Southern Guizhou Province, this Cultural Center is a gateway to the land of the Shui, one of the ethnic minority groups in China who still retain their own language and traditions.  The site, created by a bend in the river, is surrounded by water on three sides. On the other, a water square welcomes the visi...

Two St Peter's Square

SimpsonHaugh

This 12-storey Grade A commercial office development at the heart of Manchester's revitalised civic quarter connects the tenets of civic architecture with the needs of a state-of-the-art office. With a design response rooted in context, it delivers 251,000ft2 GIA of high quality speculative office space and demonstrates commitment to su...

Celine Ginza G6

Casper Mueller Kneer Architects

This Celine Tokyo Flagship Store is located in G-Six, in Ginza, Japan's most celebrated shopping district. It develops over 2 floors and is facing Chou-dori, a vivid streetscape that changes drastically between day and night.  The new façade spans 5 storyes and is based on the Japanease tradition of 'Noren'...

Isla Alborán

Morph Estudio

The project, Isla Alborán, owned by Morph Studio and built by Aldesa, is located in Madrid. The plot has a regular shape surrounded by streets on three sides. The building has a Class A Energy Rating and consists 10 floors above ground with 73 housing units. The building typology is that of an open block projecting a private ope...

Light Waterfall

Kris Lin International Design

This is a show and sales space. We take part in architectural, interior, FF&E as well as landscape design aiming at to integrate the interior, architectural and landscape design together to form a show and experience area like art museum.  Water is the theme in this case. The architectural design conveys the relation of wate...

Neiman Marcus at Roosevelt Field

Elkus Manfredi Architects

Elkus Manfredi Architects was the design architect for the first Neiman Marcus retail store to open on Long Island. Located in Garden City, New York, the 100,000-square-foot Neiman Marcus was the last phase of the renovations to the Roosevelt Field Mall orchestrated by mall owner Simon Property Group. Elkus Manfredi Architects designed ...

Shui Cultural Center

West-line Studio

Located in the Southern Guizhou Province, this Cultural Center is a gateway to the land of the Shui, one of the ethnic minority groups in China who still retain their own language and a unique system of pictographs. The facade is made out of perforated bronze plates which in their pattern evoke the character for 'rain.' The drum,...

SITE Santa Fe Facade

SHoP Architects in collaboration with UAP

Designed by SHoP Architects, the newly developed contemporary art museum offers new internal spaces and features an iconic ornamental cladding system that wraps the two museum entrances, framed by a soaring layered and perforated façade, create public gathering spaces and invite guests inside. Drawing inspiration from regional pa...

Terrazas del Lago

Morph Estudio

The project, Terrazas del Lago, owned by Morph Studio and built by Avintia, is located in Madrid. The plot has a regular shape surrounded by streets on three sides. The building is one of the first buildings in Madrid to achieve Class A Energy Rating. It consists 10 floors above ground with 83 housing units. The building typology is th...

Black House

AR Design Studio

The building's concept was formed after the design team and clients embarked on an architectural tour of Kent, in search of inspiration from the local context. The floating form and massing of Black House was inspired by Sissinghurst Castle Garden. The castle gardens are broken into a series of individual experiences hidden from each other ...

Box house

FCstudio

Box house, located in the city of São Paulo, was designed to a young architect, by himself .The size of the ground (20 x 10m) and its corner location led to the implantation where all the openings are located in only two of the four facades, since the other two are facing the neighbors. Zenith openings and th...

Grow with the Forest- Valley Villas at the foot of Changbai Mountain

ORIGIN ARCHITECT

Origin Erdaobai River Town is not only the gateway to the northern slope of Changbai Mountain, but also the frontier where urban development confronts nature.  Origin Architect seeks to explore the method to achieve symbiotic harmony between nature and human activities, and possibilities for border between nature and cities.  G...

Hillside House

WOOYO Co.,Ltd.

[Preface]  A successful entrepreneur bought a piece of land in a dry valley, asked if we could design a house for his retired life. An old Chinese saying came to our mind: "A gentlemen, implicit, not hidden." It describes the type of a sophisticated man, lives remotely, continuous to contribute to the society. It...

House in Karpathos

OOAK Architects

The sparse, untamed and dramatic landscape was the starting point for OOAK architects' design. Every manmade alteration would be visible in this unique lot with its jagged, textured cliffs that descend into the grand Aegean Sea. The question became how to introduce a foreign object - a house - into this spectacular landscape, enhanc...

House Jordaan

Hugo Hamity Architects

House Jordaan is situated in Thabazimbi, Limpopo province, South Africa. The site is a 300 hectare undisturbed African bush stretch of land, situated on the foothills of the Marakele Mountains nature reserve. It took, together with the client and contractor, a few site visits to determine the final site for the house. A vast elo...

House SK

MET Architects, Basel

The plot is located on the western slopes of Mount Lebanon. At an altitude of 900 meters above sea level, it comprises an area of 6 hectares densely covered with century-old pine trees. The client commissioned the architect to build a weekend house for a single person. The topographical features, its slope, its vegetation along with the...

Issa Megaron

PROARH

The Issa Megaron project is dealing with questions regarding the context of the site boundary, envisioned on the plot that is read as a ''void '', blank space- deception is that context is non -existent. The assignment was to design a house for a temporary family retreat on a site without infrastructure, at the same time...

MK5 House

ORTRAUM architects

MK5 is built for a family of five and placed on a south-west sloping site, located on the Jollas Peninsula east of the Helsinki city centre. The architecture features a central kink in plan, which (according to the Finnish tradition) avoids a direct view towards the neighbours, and leads the main spaces to face the ocean towards the wes...

One year project

Life style Koubou

"One year project" as the name indicates "move with the times" which means that it took entire one year to experience the whole process, cutting, sawing, processing, delivery, assembling and planting trees at the site. At the heart of it, a house building is expected to be succeeding each process through ...

Open House: Intimate Home

Endeavour Land Sdn. Bhd.

Ensuring privacy in a closely packed neighbourhood, and providing multiple family spaces within a small site, were key challenges. Design experiments mainly vis-à-vis reinterpreting the vernacular light filter in an equatorial clime led to the design of a flexible façade screen. This screen, which reintroduces local hardwo...

OVD 525

Three14 Architects

OVD525 is a private home located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The steep mountainside site boasts un-disturbed views over Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard and Robben Island to the north and north-east. The city is seen in the distance towards the east and the iconic Lion's Head Mountain towers over the house from the south. Western views take ...

Remuera House

Kamermans Architects

The design challenge was to create living areas with all day sun, an outlook down the valley and maximum privacy. The buildings appearance had to be compatible with the neighbourhoods predominant timber villas, yet the clients and architects wanted a contemporary design. The solution was a simple two storey box with open plan living,...

Sunrise House

MCK Architects & Interiors

Sitting within the dunes of the South Coast of NSW, Sunrise House embraces the horizon of the Pacific Ocean. A robust yet finely articulated home arranged as a collection of positive and negative spaces, opens up completely to its immediate landscape, or shuts down as the coastal weather turns. A simple planning arrangement provides a l...

Swisshouse XXXIV

Davide Macullo Architects

The construction is used as a primary dwelling. It is designed as a volume enclosed by a set of concrete sects. Beginning as a cube and a square plan, these concrete blades are shifted three dimensionally to open the space up to the Alpine landscape, while maintaining privacy. It protects the inhabitants from visual collisions with the neig...

The Burj Residence

VSHD Design

The project is located in one of Dubai's busiest residential neighborhoods and accordingly surrounded by many low-rise structures.  Our client requested for a design that ensures the highest level of privacy and allow for the construction of a 1400 sqm house on 1300 sqm plot. He has also requested for a certain level of grandeur with a ...

The House of the Tao Lei

Taoa

It is an intervention project of a detached house. This house is located in a residential area which is filled with the similar type houses. This house has three floors: underground, ground and first floor. Besides the rooms for living, two studios for architectural and artistic creations are also placed in it. The intention to recreate thi...

Tongling Recluse

RSAA/Büro Ziyu Zhuang

Tongling Recluse is originally a normal dwelling in the mixed style of Huizhou and Yanjiang, which sits in a remote village in southern Anhui Province. Surrounded by weeds and shrubs, the existing house is situated on the top of the highest mountain in the village with badly damaged roofs and walls. Hence, as for the plan layout,...

Touguinhó III House

Raulino Silva Arquitecto Unip. Lda

On the site, that was being used as a planting field, we found the typical granite walls, a stone pit, some fruit trees and bushes. Those walls were recovered and the trees, the bushes and the stone pit were kept in their original place, in order to preserve the identity of the site. The strong slope of the topography of ab...

Al Shaheed Park Phase 1

The Associated Engineering Partnership (Dar TAEP)

It was the scheme for Kuwait City to have a green belt that act as a separation between the business district and residential areas by creating green belt at the same time be outlet for citizens to enjoy green open space and a sing that gives the city a moist atmosphere and purification from the presence of such a green cover. During the growth ...

Al Shaheed Park Phase 2

The Associated Engineering Partnership (Dar TAEP)

Shaheed Park Phase II is the second plot to be developed in Kuwait's known area "Green-Belt" planned in the 1950s to separate the commercial and the residential area in the capital and to act as the breathing space of the city. This park contains, Miniature old Kuwait, the video mapping of miniature new Kuwait, the mosque...

Building A Greenway: Puyangjiang River Corridor

TURENSCAPE

A degraded 10 mile long river corridor, covering an area of 484 acres is ecologically recovered and transformed into a lush and high performing greenway that reconnects human beings with nature. This heals the physical and mental damage done to the local community, who have suffered the degraded environment for decades due to relentless dev...

Darling Harbour Public Realm

HASSELL

The transformation of Darling Harbour is Sydney's most significant urban renewal initiative in 20 years - a once in a generation opportunity to remake a central neighbourhood. The precinct is now home to the International Convention Centre Sydney, comprising three exceptional new venues, set within a 20-hectare public realm of reinvigor...

Dongguan Vanke Zhongtian City Garden Landscape Design

FCHA

The project is located in the middle of the urban garden community in Dongcheng District and is a public green space landscape. The original elevation of the middle public green space gradually decreases from north to south. It's lower than the elevations on both sides of the ground and is in a valley state. The landscape design focuses on how ...

Hefei Wantou & Vanke Paradise Art Wonderland Phase1

ASPECT Studios

The vibrant and developing district is popular with young families that have an appreciation for design and a desire for a contemporary living environment. Located in the core of Xin Zhan district's southwestern zone, Hefei. Far from downtown, the area is in need of a sense of individual identity.  One of the key challenges of t...

Masmo Solhaga Park

Land Arkitektur

In Masmo, in the outskirts of Huddinge, you will find one of Stockholm´s most spectacular subway entrances. The project is situated in an area that has struggle with rather low economic and social conditions. It consists of two parts: A subway entrance and a park situated between high raised residential buildings. The subway entrance ...

Passive Pavilion of Longfor Sundar

SUP Atelier / School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

The project is an exhibition pavilion supported by Longfor Real Estate and Orient Sundar Windows Company, within which the sustainable architecture strategies and the edge-cutting building techniques could be introduced to the public. The first impression on visiting the site is the sunshine casting shadows among the trees, and the starting...

Rathbone Square

Gustafson Porter + Bowman

Rathbone Square is a mixed-use development comprising office, retail and residential space previously occupied by Royal Mail's West End Delivery Office.  The design for the new 1800m2 publicly-accessible garden square offers respite from the frenetic activity of central London, improves connectivity to adjoining areas and contri...

Shanghai Landsea Group • Peak in Cloud

Belt Collins International (Hong Kong) Limited

Shanghai Landsea Group • Peak in Cloud is an integration point of modern architecture and artistic garden in Shanghai. Located in the heart of Peak in Cloud business district, the vision of landscape architecture design is to develop a visual representation and user-friendly garden for the district. Striving for potential project goals and...

Stadium Park & Chevron Parkland

HASSELL

Stadium Park on the Burswood Peninsula is home to the Perth's new Optus Stadium. The 41-hectare precinct, designed by HASSELL, provides a stunning parkland setting for the world-class sports and entertainment venue, as well as an impressive array of casual recreational facilities for the community, and visitors, to enjoy yea...

SUND Nature Park

SLA

SUND Nature Park by SLA is a ground-breaking example of a new type of modern campus park that supports and strengthens the good study and research life while providing a wide range of biological, functional and social values to the surrounding city. The park surrounds the iconic Mærsk Tower - University of Copenhagen's new health sci...

Sydney Park Water Re-use Project

Turf Design Studio

Located in inner-city Sydney, Australia, 4 kilometres from the CBD, the Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project has transformed a post-industrial wasteland into vital green infrastructure for a rapidly expanding major city. The project innovatively fuses design, art, science and ecology to create a dynamic city parkland, integra...

BERONIA RUEDA WINERY

IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture SAU

The new winery, as well as taking care of what is required for the production of high quality white wines by incorporating the latest developments and technology in the field of oenology, had to satisfy a wine tourism programme and generate an attractive image in keeping with the character of the wines produced within. One of the key aspec...

Healing Pavilion

Ball-Nogues Studio

'Healing Pavilion' demonstrates a new way to design and fabricate with steel. By interrogating CNC tube bending technology and using it as the springboard for developing a structural typology called the "Caged Shell," the project yields aesthetic effects and spatial qualities through decorative structural patterning, moire...

Innovation Curve

Form4 Architecture

Innovation Curve, A 265,895 square-foot LEED Platinum campus on the edge of the Stanford Research Park, uses colored metal to celebrate Silicon Valley's innovation process. A mid-level blue metal horizontal ribbon shading element follows the shape of the classic R&D timeline; from creative spark, through trial and tribulatio...

Parque Toreo

Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

This mixed-use project for offices and a hotel is located in the heart of the city of Guadalajara. It’s formal, emphatic and unified volumetric express its iconic nature.  The formal concept arises from the mixed-use character it will acquire, consisting of four stacked geometric volumes. Two of these are slightly offset, ...

Rebirth of the Offset Printing Factory

ORIGIN ARCHITECT

Origin After half century of trials and hardships, the Beijing Offset Printing Factory shut down, the buildings were also dilapidated. The reformation combining drama culture and functional replacement is in the hope of bringing a new vitality to the waste urban body. Activation/ Development/ 3-D Streets A unique space traveling system i...

SIIC Center - Qingdao International Beer City

UAP in collaboration with Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation and SWA

Situated on the coastline of China's Yellow Sea, SIIC Center - Qingdao Beer City is home to the world's second largest International Beer Festival. UAP team in Shanghai led by Art + Design Associate Andrew Fumanski collaborated with Shanghai Industrial Investment Corporation (SIIC) and Landscape Architects SWA on the design, fabrica...

Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity)

Idris Khan with UAP and bureau^proberts

This work exemplifies the power of fusion between art and architecture in a project that conveys purpose and emotion and creates a place of reflection, serenity, and significance for its nation. UAP collaborated with British artist, Idris Khan, to realise a monument as the centrepiece of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Memoria...

Adelaide Convention Centre: East Building

Woods Bagot

The Adelaide Convention Centre East Building is now the world's most adaptable and dynamic meeting space, featuring an unprecedented combination of internal moving parts in the 3,200 seat facility. With a complex array of operable walls, two 320 seat auditoria on turntables, plus six hinged segments of tiered seating that lift t...

Congress Center of Jonzac

TETRARC

First, the location was selected. A hole was excavated in the limestone, a cellar open to the sky, then a cave was created, a fissured limestone karst landscape, soft steps with worn treads, then the blinding light, and a return to the caves to marvel at the organ pipe stalactites... Combining business, cultural and...

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater began as an urban master plan for an entire city block in Salt Lake City. After the completion of the master plan, the 2,500-seat, state-of-the-art George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater was designed as an urban performing arts center, celebrating the architecture of Sal...

Queen Elisabeth Hall

SimpsonHaugh

With the brief to remodel a 1950s' concert hall embedded within a complex of historic buildings, we seized the opportunity not only to design an exemplary new symphonic concert hall but also to create a new public place for Antwerp. Our design response transforms the visitor experience, celebrating a sense of arrival and offering clear ...

Royal Academy of Music - Theatre and New Recital Hall

Ian Ritchie Architects Ltd

Hidden behind the listed façade of the Royal Academy of Music's Edwardian premises, surrounded by Grade I and Grade II listed buildings, two distinct outstanding performance spaces have been designed by Ian Ritchie Architects and seamlessly integrated within the historic site. Designed for both opera and musical theatre produc...

Turnéteatret i Trøndelag

PirⅡ AS

The new building housing the Trondelag regional theatre is situated in the city of Verdal in mid Norway. The theatre creates much needed life to a cityscape that for many decades has lost popularity to the shopping malls with big parking lots. From it's relationship to the urban context, through architecture, interior design and buildin...

Bex & Arts

Montalba Architects

As part of the annual Bex & Arts sculpture triennial, the visitors pavilion is a temporary structure designed as a working fabrication studio, exhibition space, and information center for the event. It hosts FabLab, a small-scale workshop open to the public for rapid prototyping, and exhibits models of the works realized by ...

Materiality and Perceptions: Paper Wool Plastic

Lawrence Kim / A+U Lab, Pusan National University

In contemporary architecture, architects are increasingly experimenting with non-conventional building materials seeking to explore new possibilities in design and construction. Often, most enticing aspect of such endeavor lies in material utilization of given material as spatial element and its perceptual quality. The process requires unde...

Mist Encounter

Serendipity Studio + KWA Architects

First prize-winner of the program X-site hosted by the Taipei Fine Art Museum in Taiwan, 'Mist Encounter' was designed and installed by Serendipity Studio and KWA Architects. X-site sought to expand the syntax and aesthetics of architecture by presenting an architecturally-themed installation in the museum's outdoor plaza. The pa...

MPavilion

Office for Metropolitan Architecture

MPavilion 2017 is commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of architectural firm OMA. MPavilion is as a civic space designed to encourage design, debate and cultural exchange. From October through February, MPavilion becomes a cultural laboratory, and home to a series of talks, wo...

Ningbo New World Experience Center

Benoy

Set to become the new landmark in one of China's oldest cities, Ningbo New World consists of an impressive line-up of mixed-use and open spaces located at the major intersection of the city's three rivers. As the Masterplanner and Architect on the wider mixed-use scheme which covers approximately 800,000m2, Benoy was also appoin...

Uncertain memory

One Take Architects

Created by architect Li Hao and artist Zhu Jianfei, Uncertain Memory is an ephemeral architecture that was put on display in B.I.G. Carnival (Banana IP Galaxy Carnival). It was set up on the former grounds of Expo 2010-the Shanghai Expo Park. Because the team only had seven days to get the structure ready, and because it was to be taken a...

Azzurra

Minarc

This apartment utilizes simplistic eco-conscious design, focused on functionality and a conscious effort in using materials in their most organic form. The design and use of color is inspired by the dramatic Icelandic landscape to create contrasting stimulating interiors. The yellow glass back splash contrasts the blue sky seen through the expa...

Conversion of a “Container Object” to a “Container Space”

ZAV Architects

A usually closed-down metal black box that is conventionally dedicated to handling cargo, is transformed into a welcoming inhabitable space, while its cargo-oriented esthetics is acknowledged, appreciated and embraced. By definition, a cargo container contains and protects what it contains. In conversion of the cargo container to ...

M+ Pavilion

VPANG Architects Limited

The M+ Pavilion is the first completed permanent building in the West Kowloon Cultural District. It is a two-storey art exhibition venue. VPANG architects ltd + JET Architecture Inc + Lisa Cheung has won the first prize in its international design competition.  The Pavilion is elevated on a berm with mirrored external walls, carefully d...

Midway House, Tsai Hsing Golf Club

J. J. Pan & Partners

The context of Tsai Hsing Golf Course boasts invaluable natural assets such as abundant sunshine, green hills, lush grass, mature trees, exotic boulders and pristine lake views. It is a golfing paradise of international standards but with aging facilities. Therefore, JJP was commissioned to reimagine the midway house as part of ...

Naylor Court Playhouse Addition

EL Studio

The first phase of renovation of this late 1800's former horse stable, completed in 2011, converted the alley building into a Shop House complete with design studio on the first floor and living quarters on the second floor. The PLAY HOUSE addition was completed in 2016 and is an expansion of the living quarters to accommodate the famil...

Pole House, Great Ocean Road, Victoria Australia

F2 Architecture

Perched high above the Southern Ocean on Australia’s Victorian coastline, home of the famous Great Ocean Road, the Pole House demonstrates the evocative power of landscape and architecture, made possible by the spectacular location combined with the unique experience that a small dwelling can capture in such a dramatic expanse of ...

Restroom in the Mountains

Lab D+H

China's Kunyu Mountain National Park is promoting a series of facility upgrades within its 50 km2 national natural preserve, and the management committee invited Lab D+H to design a pilot public toilet which would serve as the new model of public facility in the KM National Park. At the very beginning, client had not decided where the t...

Village Lounge in Shangcun

SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture,Tsinghua University

The village lounge in Shangcun is a renovation project from the ruined courtyard into a public space, providing leisure and multi-used space for both local residence and tourists. The project is marked by the government as an exercisable and regional approach as a starting point of the preservation and sustainable development of the traditional...

Új Hidegkúti Nándor Stadium

Bord Architectural Studio

Due to its unique architectural design the new 'Uj Hidegkuti Nandor Stadium', Budapest opened up new prospects in the world of football stadiums, providing the atmosphere of a real arena in spite of its smaller, 5000-seat capacity. The sport club MTK was founded in 1888. Since then its football division became Hungarian Champio...

Bamboo Sports Hall at Panyaden International School

Chiangmai Life Architects

Chiangmai Life Architect's Bamboo Sports Hall for Panyaden International School combines modern organic design, 21st century engineering and a natural material - bamboo.  The design was based on the lotus flower as Panyaden International School uses Buddhist teachings to infuse values into its academic curriculum. The brief was to bu...

Delbrook Community Recreation Centre

HDR

Designed to reflect the community's health, culture and values, the sport and recreation facility seamlessly emerging from the landscape, celebrating the connections between the interior and outdoors. More important was applying the project charter, consisting of 10 principles capturing the essence of the North Vancouver communi...

Fairfield Youth & Community Centre

Allen Jack+Cottier

The new Fairfield Youth and Community Centre sits within one of the lowest socioeconomic areas of Sydney and seeks to provide an alternative positive environment for youth to gather and participate in a wide variety of activities. It is also used by a wide range of community services, sporting groups and is available for hire. Externally,...

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

HOK

The design of the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium creates an iconic architectural landmark for the city of Atlanta. Inspired by the oculus in the ancient Roman Pantheon, the stadium's retractable roof is the centerpiece. Designed as the signature element rather than a utilitarian cover, the roof provides a radical departure from the kinetic r...

Vestre Fjord Park

ADEPT

Vestre Fjord Park is both building and natural landscape that with a simple architectural design contributes to the full experience of its unique site. The active public park and its buildings have a strong identity born from a hybrid approach - here one finds a rich natural habitat that with a varied offer of outdoor sports activities, publica...

Warrior Ice Arena at Boston Landing

Elkus Manfredi Architects

Elkus Manfredi Architects provided architectural design services for the Warrior Ice Arena, a 244,542-square-foot training facility for the Boston Bruins that's also available to the public. The facility is a recent addition to Boston Landing, a mixed-use development in Boston's Brighton neighborhood that is slated to become the...

Wintrust Arena

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

As the country's largest convention center, the new Wintrust Arena is part of a redevelopment plan to transform the surrounding neighborhood into a vibrant entertainment district. The building's design is contemporary, growing from a study of the adjacent neighborhoods. Located at the boundary of the pedestrian-scaled Prairie Distri...

Yangzhou Rowing Water Sports Center

FCHA

This project is located in the northern part of Yangzhou science and technology new town, and is an important node on the axis of Shuguang Road and Fenghuang road. The urban traffic condition is convenient, and it can arrive at Nanjing in 20 minutes and reach Shanghai in 1 hours through the forthcoming high-speed rail station, which is ...

Bambey University

IDOM

In Senegal, shade and water are everything. This project, a close relative of another in Gaston Berger, San Luis, which was commissioned by the Ministry of Education and the World Bank, aims to respond to this context as a perfect machine, beautiful in its efficiency and without an engine. We developed the project from its ...

Baylor University Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation

Overland Partners

Baylor University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business strives to develop global, socially responsible business leaders while being a nexus for innovation and future-thinking. Negotiating this balance provided the foundation for the design objectives. The project was guided by eight fundamental principles: community, collabor...

CIFI Sustainable Demonstration Building

SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

Located in Shunyi District of Beijing, the project aims to create a small-scale sharing space in a leisure park. Powered by the sharing economy in vogue, the space can be booked by residents through an intelligence system. The main building consists of 3 similar units that are scattered among trees as small-scaled landscape buildings: a fit...

Heartbeat @ Bedok

ONG&ONG Pte Ltd

Located in a matured housing estate, Heartbeat @ Bedok is a multi-user, multi-occupancy 7-storey community building housing several government agencies. Envisioned as a key civic and community space for the residents, particularly senior citizens, it offers a host of integrated services that will bring residents of different backgro...

Innovation Curve

Form4 Architecture

Innovation Curve, A 265,895 square-foot, LEED Platinum campus on the edge of Stanford Research Park, celebrates Silicon Valley's innovation process. The mid-level horizontal ribbon shading element gracefully follows the shape of the classic R&D timeline; from creative spark, though trial and tribulation, to welcome s...

John W. Olver Design Building

Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Bringing together the previously dispersed Departments of Architecture, Building Construction Technology, and Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning, the John W. Olver Design Building fosters multidisciplinary collaboration and expressively integrates building, landscape architecture, and building technology.  Th...

Passive Pavilion of Longfor Sundar

SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture,Tsinghua University

The project is an exhibition pavilion supported by Longfor Real Estate and Orient Sundar Windows Company, within which the sustainable architecture strategies and the edge-cutting building techniques could be introduced to the public. During the design process, holistically sustainable strategies are adopted in different levels of design. M...

Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild & Commons

WRNS Studio

Designed by WRNS Studio, Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild & Commons, integrates biophilic principles with innovative design and engineering solutions to meet the school's strict sustainability goals.  Sited at the base of Taylor Mountain with panoramic views of Sonoma Valley, sunlight, fresh air, and conne...

The Loop

Leigh & Orange Ltd.

"The Loop" transforms an underutilized space into a first point of reference for the meaning of the word "Sustainability", aiming to be a benchmark for Sustainability in Hong Kong and throughout the Asia Pacific. The project aims to ensure the facilities meets the vision (ie. providing new recycling amenities and reconfiguri...

Torre Astro

Estudio Lamela

The Astro Tower is a completely new look given to an existing building. Situated in Brussels (Belgium), it was built in 1974. The new demands of a society that has become more and more aware of energy consumption and sustainability had made it obsolete. Estudio Lamela based their major refurbishment on this initial thought. The building is a...

1 William Street

Woods Bagot

The tallest commercial building in Brisbane, 1 William Street provides a new integrated workplace for the Queensland public service and a significant and striking addition to the Brisbane skyline. A major catalyst project for the wider waterfront precinct, the project offered the opportunity to develop a landmark commercial office tower and...

252 East 57th Street

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

A shimmering addition to the New York City skyline, 252 East 57th Street, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), is a 65-story luxury mixed-use tower in Midtown Manhattan. The building's residential program is organized with rental units on the lower floors and condominiums on the 36th floor and above. The unit mi...

Chaoyang Park Plaza

MAD architects

“Chaoyang Park Plaza”, which includes the Armani apartment complex. Positioned on the southern edge of Beijing’s Chaoyang Park ─ the largest remaining park in Beijing’s central business district area ─ the 220,000 sqm complex includes 10 buildings which unfold as a classic Shanshui painting on an urban scale.&nbs...

Salesforce Tower

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Salesforce Tower is the tallest building in San Francisco, joining the Golden Gate Bridge and the Transamerica Building as one of the skyline's defining elements. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects won an international competition in 2007 to design the tower and the Salesforce Transit Center at its base. Together, the two buildings represent...

Banksia Apartments, NewQuay

McBride Charles Ryan

Banksia is Melbourne Docklands most recent building located on the northern waterfront. The location offered a unique opportunity to bring further diversity and urban legibility. Banksia is the centrepiece of a new public park. MCR developed Banksia in a new public parkland, which comprised primarily of local native planting.  The distinc...

Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay

Buchan + Conway Beg Architects

Located at Momi Bay, 45 minutes from Fiji's Nadi International Airport, this 250-room resort is centred on a 21 hectare lagoon. It features 92 free-standing beachside bures, 22 overwater bures and 136 standard rooms on the hotel's main island.  The development, which commenced in the late 1990s but halted for over a de...

Marasi Water Homes

U+A

Marasi Water Homes is a luxury waterfront development in the heart of Business Bay, Dubai. With incredible panoramic views of Dubai Canal, the water homes are the first of their kind in the Middle East. Luxury finishes and modern design of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom villas. Planned in phases, the first part of the master plan consists of ov...

Pierhouse and 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

Marvel Architects

Pierhouse comprises 106 condominium units; 300-car below grade parking garage, 17,000 sf Event Space, and 195-key hotel in a 620,000 square feet complex of connected buildings ranging from four to ten stories. Pierhouse performs as an extension of Brooklyn Bridge Park - a verdant backdrop recalling the high, sandy bank of pre-c...

Pole House, Great Ocean Road- Victoria Australia

F2 Architecture

Pole House - Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia Project Description Perched high above the Southern Ocean on Australia's Victorian coastline, home of the famous Great Ocean Road, the Pole House demonstrates the evocative power of landscape and architecture. The house sits atop a concrete platform supported by a 13m high ...

PUNTA MARQUÉS SEA CLUB

128 ARCHITECTURE & URBAN DESIGN + KONTRAST

Acapulco is one of the first's ports and in Mexico and shipyard during the colonial era, form where naval expeditions departed to new territories like the Phillipines, Baja California or Peru. With this historical background and its nearness to Mexico city, Acapulco became one of the tourist world meccas during the second half of th...

Waterfront Commercial Development at Sai Kung, Hong Kong

Handi Architects Limited

The waterfront commercial development at Tui Min Hoi village is located where undulating natural landscape meets the water, fleet of boats and yachts in rural Hong Kong. The secluded locale of the project is accessed from a quiet lush road exclusive to the waterfront fishing village community. The site also maintains a prominent stand as viewed...

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4

SAA Architects Pte Ltd, Consortium Lead and Executive Architect Benoy Ltd, Concept Design Architect, Interior Designer and Wayfinding

Singapore Changi Airport's new Terminal 4 (T4) delivers the future of airport terminal design. The world's best airport redefines the passenger experience at Changi with a profound focus on immersing each visitor in a stress-free, all-inclusive environment for a "fun, vibrant and positively surprising" experience. It is...

Sound Transit - North Link University Station, University of Washington

LMN Architects

The southeast corner of the University of Washington campus is a complex district in the midst of substantial transformation-including renovation of the football stadium, redesign of the Rainier Vista campus space, and a new entrance to the Medical Center. These signature campus buildings and spaces intersect with major roadways, campus...

Tom Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Architect: Fentress Architects, Associate Architects: HNTB Architecture, Inc., BASE Architecture

As the west coast gateway to America, Los Angeles Airport (LAX) needed to modernize their international facilities in order to remain competitive with other airports on the west coast. The design of the new terminal responds to the client's brief to: •Recharge the outdated facility with innovative architecture; •Radically enhanc...

Brock Commons Tallwood House

Acton Ostry Architects Inc.

Brock Commons Tallwood House is a 404-bed student residence located at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. The project aspires to be a model for a future that features extraordinarily ordinary mass wood buildings that are quick, clean and cost effective to construct and that maximize carbon sequestering and the reduction of...

Embodied Computation Lab

The Living

This is a facility for interdisciplinary research on robotics, sensors, and everywhere that computers meet the physical world and become "embodied computation." The building is both an experiment and a research instrument. Just as biologists use a microscope to study organisms, architects will use this structure to study build...

Macquarie University Incubator

Architectus

The Macquarie University Incubator aims to amplify and imbue deep thinking around innovation, bringing together entrepreneurial spirit, ingenuity and collaboration. The Incubator was conceived as a pair of pavilions, each with flexible layouts that lend themselves to future adaptations and functions with the facilitation of collaboratio...

Pedestrian bridge across the river Surna

PirⅡ AS

The bridge is part of a network of walking trails around the village of Rindal, famous in Norway for its long history of skiing. The trails are used for walking, running and cycling in summer, and skiing in winter. The free bridge span is 40 metres, and the 2 laminated wooden beams are leaning in towards each other to strengthen...

Stage of Forest

META-Project

Stage of Forest, issituated on a hillside between the forest and the slope. The site is surrounded by luscious greenery in summer and covered by an overwhelming white snow in winter.The location and triangle shape of the "stage" was only determined after precise examination of the site condition, to minimize the impact forthe exis...

Stovnertårnet

LINK Arkitektur Landskap

Stovnertårnet, is a 260-meter-long circular walkway, rising to 15 meters above the ground. The tower is located on historical grounds at Fossumberget, at Stovner, 30 minutes from Oslo's city center. Stovnertårnet is a collaboration between landscape architects, engineers and lighting designers and sets modern arc...

Swisshouse XXXII

Davide Macullo Architects

Swiss House Rossa represents the constant commitment to build with respect for the places we inhabit and to make every effort in helping our understanding of civilisation. This is an opera that lies on the cusp between art and architecture, a living sculpture. Rossa is a place of memory where civilisation comes from simplicity. Our task is to c...

Future Projects

Culture Village Dubai

Perkins+Will

The main objective of the design was inspired by defining a new identity and focal point for Dubai's vibrant culture. The building forms seem to emerge with drama, as if they're peeling from the land itself, and referencing back to the carving of the creek and the blending of cultures. As with all designs, the process began wit...

Garden Chapel Pavilion

archimania

One of the nation's largest faith-based hospital systems was adding a new tower amidst a variety of aged buildings in an urban, land-locked environment. The campus has virtually no outdoor respite amenities and only a small, windowless space for reflection and prayer for its almost 10,000 associates, caregivers, and ambulato...

Global Mobility Center

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

From the Universe down to the subatomic level, all things are in a dynamic equilibrium, constantly in motion, and infinitely connected. At the center of these systems lies the human being: people who connect, communicate, and create systems and technology. The Global Mobility Center was designed as a node within the larger netwo...

Islamic Center

Mutaz Alsidawi Architects

Islamic Center in Berlin The project is a social center for the Muslim community in Germany intended to provide a platform for cultural and literary exchange within the local communities. The project is located in berlin to the west of Tiergarten near the Ruet Ernst plaza at Marchstrasse. The program aims to serve as a space for public interactio...

Island 'Motutere'

LandLAB

'Island' (Moutere) is a floating social and ecological activation device. Conceived as a topographical intervention reminiscent of a Hauraki Gulf landscape - it represents a new type of public space for Auckland. A moveable, floating, social and ecological infrastructure that supports swimming, events, performance, occup...

Kaunas Concert Centre

CallisonRTKL

The people of Kaunas, Lithuania had a goal: to reinforce the city's position as a European capital of culture by 2022. In the face of a shift from an industrial to cultural economy, the city needs a forward-thinking, multi-use space that acknowledges local history and serves as a catalyst for growth and regeneration. The result is C...

Luhu Cultural Center

Studio Link-Arc, LLC

Luhu Cultural Center The Luhu Scientific and Technological Culture Area is conceived as a cluster of cultural buildings aimed at leveraging Longhua's role as a technological and innovation center to elevate the quality of public life in the region. A triad of public buildings (a theater, an art center, and a library) totaling 76,...

Memorial In The Path

Lawrence Kim / A+U Lab

The project, Yisabu Dokdo Memorial, initiated by the city of Samcheok, Korea, invited architects to submit designs for a new memorial to commemorate the voyage to Usanguk undertaken by Yisabu - the legendary general and politician of Silla Kingdom during the 6th century - conquering the island nation off Korea's east coast. The ...

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Concert Centre

MHN Design Union PTY LTD

The Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Concert Centre competition required both master planning as well as an architectural solution. From a master planning perspective, we conceived the concert centre as an integral part of the restoration of the river's edge as a piece of socially binding infrastructure - a space to forge new forms of com...

National Museum of Intelligence and Special Operations

Fentress Architects

The National Museum of Intelligence and Special Operations commemorates America's greatest untold story-the Office of Strategic Services. Seldom honored because of their classified World War II operations, the OSS was founded in 1942 as the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency and modern special operations. Through symbolic imager...

New Palace of Justice

Pace

The Amiri Diwan, under the auspices of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, engaged Pace to rebuild and expand the historic Palace of Justice, which has stood as a symbol of fairness and integrity for decades. The New Palace of Justice will be the largest judicial building in the Middle East. It will possess 150 courtrooms, 100,0...

Ponsonby Urban Park

LandLAB

Ponsonby is iconic, diverse and urban. Our vision is to sensitively and adaptively re-use existing structures and features to create a hybrid open space and destination that captures the urbanity, spirit and sense of place of Ponsonby Road. PARK+ weaves together the city ('urban') and park ('green') to reprogram the site thr...

Shanghai Future Park

Studio Link-Arc, LLC

Shanghai Future Park Located in Shanghai's Zhangjiang Innovation District, Future Park is conceived as the public centerpiece for the newest expansion of the area. The project's ambitious brief includes four public venues: a performing arts center, an art gallery, a public library, and an athletic center. Totaling 46,...

Sydhavn

NOMO STUDIO

The new church is located in Sydhavnen, Copenhagen, a new planned area for 20.000 people.  The vision is clear, to create a modern church that combines tradition and futurism. The church must reflect an open and modern society and should be working as a centre for faith and culture with an idea of serving as a multidimensional chu...

Sydhavn Church

NOMO STUDIO

The new church is located in Sydhavnen, Copenhagen, a new planned area for 20.000 people.  The vision is clear, to create a modern church that combines tradition and futurism. The church must reflect an open and modern society and should be working as a centre for faith and culture with an idea of serving as a multidimensional chu...

Wenzhou Humane Cultural Park Project

AECOM

The Cemetery in Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province has commissioned the designer to design two buildings. To facilitate the funeral business, an independent sales house is planned and given unique functions. Another building provides funeral services that has rooms for ceremonies, resting areas and receptions (or awakenings). In general pe...

World Meditation Village, Mungyeong, South Korea

Alan Power Architects Ltd

This project is for a Buddhist retreat for Bongam-sa Temple, located in the mountains near Mungyeong, South Korea, where lay people can stay, and study Buddhism and learn meditation techniques with Buddhist monks.  The spectacular site, located about 1km east of Bongam-sa Temple, comprises a south-facing escarpment a...

Binary Harmonics

Form 4 Architecture

The Lake Merritt BART high-rise project in Oakland, California is an iconic technology landmark inspired by the innovative and futuristic shapes of the distinctive Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) cars. As a transportation hub, this private development in the heart of Oakland's downtown area will connect several neighborhoods, includin...

Campus X

Form4 Architecture

An architectural orchestration of public and private spaces, Campus X delivers both the aspiration of timelessness and the fluidity of being 'of the times.'  The edges of the four mixed-use V-shaped buildings are sculpted to evoke the California cantilevers turned on their sides. The endpoints of each building are canted vertica...

Dohat Al Neel

AREX Consultants

The site is in a very prominent and exciting location. Its aspects and views support an excellent development for touristic and local facilities. It has the advantage of North, North-East and South orientations. This is a very positive element that has been taken into consideration in our design proposal. The proposal also attempts to reduce th...

Encompassment and Openness - Beijing Yinghe Center

SUNLAY

The Yinghe Center which is situated in Beijing, the capital of China, has combined the philosophy of Confucian etiquette with the Taoist concept of nature, and through a "communion of symbiosis has conveyed both the inheritance of traditional culture and innovation of modern office space. The base is positioned at the junction o...

Energy Tower

Gerber Architekten GmbH

The Energy Tower transfers the traditional techniques of natural ventilation as used in the historic wind towers of the Middle East into cutting-edge building technology. The building is highly energy efficient and 100% energy self-sufficient. It produces itself 100% of its own energy demand through renewable resources (wind, sun, earth / s...

Hangzhou Wangchao Center

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

The city of Hangzhou, in eastern China, is undergoing incredible growth. As the host of the Asian Games in 2022, it is poised to become a new global destination-a city that will be appreciated as much for its rich historical character as for its bustling new urban centers of commerce. The Hangzhou Wangchao Center will contribute to this...

Jola International Center of Skincare Research

CHU CHIH KANG SPACE DESIGN CO.; CHANG HO INTERIOR DESIGN CO. LTD

1. As Gallery As Factory In a space with a height of 8 meters on each floor, the production process, Research and Development center (R&D Center), and achievement display area of the beauty brand - JOLA will be presented in front of the visitors like an artwork. 2.The double-storey garden on the top floor for cooling It consists o...

Mazaya Downtown

Pace

The new Mazaya Downtown development in the heart of Kuwait City presents a new concept that challenges the boundaries of mixed-use schemes by combining hospitality, F&B and clinic facilities into one integrated yet deconstructed 'village' scheme that distinguishes the development from any other place in the city. The development wil...

Mui Dinh Ecopark

Chapman Taylor LLP

Mui Dinh Ecopark will be an ambitious and thoughtfully designed hospitality-led resort which will bring new social and economic opportunities to a stunning part of eastern Vietnam. The eco-development will transform a previously overlooked area, showcasing the stunning natural environment to its fullest. Set on a beautiful site on the east c...

Nanjing MCC World

Benoy

Reinventing the city's historic industrial quarter Benoy has been appointed to redevelop a new mixed-use destination on the banks of the Yangtze River in Nanjing, China. Working with developer MCC Real Estate Group, Benoy will regenerate a historic ice storage warehouse as part of a wider masterplan for the Yangtze River Bridge area....

OCT XI'AN INTERNATIONAL CENTER

EID Architecture

Located alongside a major thoroughfare within the center of Xi'an and within walking distance of the historical ancient city walls, the project comprises a 320 meter tall tower, consisting of office areas and a boutique hotel, a 220 meter tall service apartment tower, and a twelve floor podium containing extensive retail and ent...

Riviera Hotel

Bercy Chen Studio

The hotel's tectonic stability is an intentional counterpoint to the overwhelming technological frenzy and the placeless-ness of finding yourself in the same hotel room in every city. Native wildflowers on the roof connect to what is immediately appreciated in the local landscape; but the hotel below extends the experience below the surface,...

Sabah Al Salem Stadium

Pace

Al Arabi Sports Club was founded in 1960 and is the first official sports club to be established in Kuwait.  In 2017 with growing activity, profile and scope at the club, The Public Authority for Youth and Sports commissioned the redesign of the club's centrepiece stadium, The Sabah Al Salem Stadium, as part of an ambiti...

SHIMAO FUZHOU TOWER

EID Architecture

Located at a prominent riverfront site in Fuzhou, Shimao Fuzhou Tower will become a centerpiece of an emerging new business district. The design of Shimao Fuzhou Tower is intended as an exploration of sensible approaches to supertall building design today. In contrast to many form driven twisting towers, Shimao Fuzhou Tower aims to balance ...

Sub-Urban Canyon

Form4 Architecture

Silicon Valley is finally beginning to emerge as a place, and in so doing is struggling with the notion of urbanity and public access. Sub-Urban Canyon attempts to address these issues by creating an expanded landscaped street activated by communal points of interest throughout, inviting exploration and activity by an enticing transformatio...

the DEJ | hotel and resort

HAS- ARCHITECTURE

In the Summer 2017. We got the commission for the develop conceptual designs of the new area in Nghia Lo, Yen Bai. About 200 km far from Hanoi. The Projects description is not so hard : 5 stars Osen Bath Resort Where very well-know for the hot natural water.  The Culture of Hmong and Thai People, who live in the area hundred years a...

THE HOTEL

Valdez Arquitectos

THE HOTEL, Puebla. The city of Puebla has outstood from the rest thanks to its historical, architectural and cultural background. In addition, the mix of traditions, art and culinary variety have positioned Puebla as one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the country. Responding to the need to satisfy the tourist demand...

WUYI YUANSU HOT SPRING RESORT

CLOU architects

Yuansu Hot Spring Resort is situated in Wuyi in the central part of Zhejiang Province. Accessible by train within two hours from both Hangzhou and Shanghai, Wuyi has been a popular destination as 'The Hot Spring City of Eastern China.' The Yuansu Resort is being built in response to the growing numbers of urban dwellers seeking a weeken...

Carey Baptist Grammar School

Architectus

In response to the Client's vision for a project of long-lasting significance and impact, the building's design strives for timeless visual and spatial qualities that allow it to sit comfortably in an ever-adapting campus of eclectic architectural styles and forms. The scheme is premised on three key design elements: the formal deter...

Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Jestico + Whiles

The Cavendish Laboratory, set to complete in 2021, will provide a new home for the Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge with a timeless building that incorporates open architecture and state-of-the-art technology.  The 40,000m2 building, sited on the university's West Cambridge campus, includes teachi...

Center for Public and Business Administration Education, National Chengchi University

J. J. Pan & Partners

Founded over 50 years, the Center for Public and Business Administration Education (CPBAE) is dedicated to providing executive education for high ranking civil servants and industry leaders. CPBAE is undergoing a transformative reconstruction for hosting advanced educational programs and major international conferences. An additional building w...

FREE PLAY KINDERGARTEN

CLOU architects

CLOU seeks to create a building of learning and discovery which eliminates the separations often found in traditional learning environments.  The central space on each level offers themed activity zones such as an indoor running track, a children's library and an auditorium area. These spaces support social connectivity among the 12...

Mount Si High School

NAC Architecture

The Mount Si High School replacement project was born out of an engaged school community that wanted a first-class, 21st Century educational experience for their students. The campus nests in the shadow of its namesake mountain, as well as within the Snoqualmie River floodway. To respond to those aspirations and natural conditions, the ...

SCHOOL IN THE FOREST LONGHUA INTELLECTUAL SCHOOL

FCHA

The project is located in the Dashahe Innovation Zone in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, and in the North District of the Science and Technology Park. It is the North Green Corridor site in the planning of the 9th Neighborhood of the headquarters of Liuxiandong. Vanke would like to take this opportunity to create a creative park-design comm...

Student Union | Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

ikon.5 architects

Inspired by the gracefulness of birds in flight, the student union building at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University is an expression of its mission to teach the science, practice and business of aviation and aerospace. Located at the front door to the campus, the building's gently soaring form expressing flight creates an iconic ide...

The Hub, University of Cambridge

Jestico + Whiles

As part of the long-term growth of the University of Cambridge, its West Cambridge masterplan will accommodate numerous research institutions including physics, chemistry and engineering facilities relocated from the centre of Cambridge. Jestico + Whiles is designing a dynamic new hub building at the heart of the site as part of the univ...

40-Baagh

Shift Process Practice

40-Baagh is a residential development project in the northern part of city of Tehran, one of the greenest districts of the city, having visual access to the few remaining inner-city gardens. The architectural design of the project was commissioned as a total makeover of an already existing 16-story structure.  In reviewing the ex...

CO-LIVING

CLOU architects

"A new generation of urbanites decides on how they want to live." The proposed scheme re-thinks individual needs and the way those shape the individual living units. How is the apartment affected if the kitchen is collective? How does the micro-apartment adjust to a scenario where dining is not necessarily a daily activity at home?&nbs...

CO-RESIDENCE

It's not easy to try to balance a life where three generations are living under the same roof. CLOU proposes a housing typology of Co-Residences which allow extended families to decide on how they want to live together. The China Population Censuses from 1982, 1990 and 2000 revealed the nuclear family has been the dominant family structu...

DISCUS

Belatchew Arkitekter

Discus is a new landmark building for the growing city of Nacka. With its characteristic irregular silhouette, it is a symbol of the metropolitan area and in itself a condensed city as it combines the essence of what makes a city liveable, attractive and sustainable. Discus is also the gateway to the new centre of Nacka as it hosts the new ...

Fawkner House

Rob Mills Architecture & Interiors

Fawkner House is a boutique collection of large-scale luxury apartments designed by Rob Mills Architecture & Interiors for Beulah International. Due for completion in 2019, these apartments range from 360 to 600 m2 and exemplify the qualities of the site's position in Melbourne's exclusive Domain Precinct.  The brief for Faw...

Place re Place

Arch11 Inc.

The client, an architect by training and a video game designer by profession, came to us with the vision of exposing the geology of the site through inhabiting an abstraction of an 'erratic'. Erratics are boulders often quite large that are transported and deposited by glaciation. Additionally, he and his partner desired a house...

Self-excavation hurricane house

Margot Krasojevic Architecture

The hurricane house is located near the Louisiana coastline which has a history of hurricanes and their destructive effects.  It is recorded that hurricanes twist around the eye of the storm, always in the same direction which is anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the South. To determine the design criteria the natu...

The Resource Rows

Lendager Group

Urbanization is a current mega trend. People move from rural areas to larger cities, which continuously grow. Many housing areas are developed around the large cities, but what happens with the buildings in the rural areas?  When the empty buildings are not resold, they are often left standing as they are. That is a problem for ...

Una Residences

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Una Residences is a new 47-story condominium tower, designed for OKO Group, in Miami's South Brickell neighborhood. Once completed, Una will have spectacular views of Florida's southern coastline including Biscayne Bay, Fisher Island, and the Biscayne Islands. AS+GG designed this high-quality residential tower as a model...

Everbright Life Center

HDR Architecture inc.

A secluded world of beauty and serenity, Everbright Life Center is a lifestyle health and wellness destination providing highly-personalized, comprehensive services for prevention, treatment and management of the mind, body and spirit. It’s located in the seaside village of Hainan Island, which lies off the southern coast ...

SPORT RESORT

111ARQ & Israel Lara

SPORT RESORT is proposed as a recreational sports and holistic health center. Where amateurs and professionals will be motivated to practice cycling in a space designed especially for them. The project encompasses several types of biking which are mountain biking, cross, route, race, water and bmx, also have a museum, bike w...

International Airport In Philippines

GMW MIMARLIK

The project is located in Philippines where the main aim is to create a major gateway and accommodate the growing traffic. GMWM was invited to enter to the D&B tender together with an international construction and project management team. The first phase of the development project comprises design of the New Terminal Building & Ancillar...

Jincheng Plaza Transport Hub

AREP

The transport hub is discreet and restrained and integrates smoothly with the surroundings, "turning its back" on the giant New Century Global Center. It opens up onto the landscape and the lake to the east, thus capturing the morning light, a decision that played a key role in the selection of the project by the city of Cheng...

LaGuardia Airport New Terminal B

HOK/WSP

LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B will provide a state-of-the-art passenger terminal and modern New York travel experience.  The 35-gate terminal will replace the existing 1964 Central Terminal Building and optimize use of the airport's limited airside and landside real estate. Designed to transform LaGuardia Airport into a single...

Revolving Sail Boat Bridge

Margot Krasojević

The design proposal is for a pedestrian bridge to cross the Wulanmulun River, located in Ordos city, Mongolia. The bridge consists of a main floating section which gives buoyant support to three expanding walkways, and a carbon fiber triple sail which is raised and lowered by the buoyancy rotator, the bridge relocates by sailing to...

Tiruchirappalli International Airport, New Terminal

Pascall+Watson

The design and vision for the new integrated passenger terminal at Tiruchirappalli International Airport in India, reflects the position of Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) as a key strategic point in the state of Tamil Nadu. The concept combines references from local heritage and culture with a contemporary architectural language, creating a se...

Chengdu Innovation Riverside City

AECOM

The Chengdu Innovation Riverside City project is a comprehensive master plan for a 74-square-km (18,285 acres) area in North West Chengdu, China. This project was commissioned with a vision to create a world class innovation hub bringing together high tech-industry (both manufacturing and R&D), the region's top academic institut...

Huli Creative Industrial Park Urban Design

FCHA

We integrate the integrated functions of regional innovation, innovation and technology services, high-end business, commercial leisure, information and information, so as to realize the dual upgrading of urban and industrial development. Therefore, under the overall development goal of the regional construction of "inn...

Jumping Fish Energy Park

Leers Weinzapfel Associates / Ground / Ecoscope / Small Design

On the southwest coast of Taiwan, the new Hsinta Ecological Regional Power Plant will be created in a watery seaside wetlands landscape devoted to fish farming and relentlessly flat. Because elements of this plant- generators, turbines, and stacks- are too big to hide, they will be big, bold, and beautiful. In this wetlands ...

Los Robles Masterplan

luis vidal + architects

luis vidal + architects was engaged by URBANIZACIÓN LOS ROBLES, S.R.L. to design the Masterplan and land development and landscaping projects that will set the base for the development of approximately 100 hectares of land, located on the outskirts of the city of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), to the northwest of the Distrit...

Malvern Avenue Gateway Corridor and District Plan

University of Arkansas Community Design Center

Complete Streets & Complete Streams Known as the "valley of vapors" where 143-degree spring water vents through urban fountains, streets and streams have always formed a magical combination in Hot Springs. The City is combining Complete Street planning with a larger watershed development approach in its downtown Thermal Basin D...

New Baishizhou Shenzhen

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Shenzhen is one of the most dynamic cities on earth and is a global leader in urban innovation and smart city technologies. Baishizhou, an area in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen, has a rich heritage that is well-documented throughout the planning process. The urban form of Baishizhou is distinct in terms of its urban density, tightly-...

Point of the Mountain | Draper Prison Site

HOK

Once the site of the Utah State Prison, the 600-acre project area sits near the intersection of two of Utah's largest counties and is adjacent to many burgeoning tech companies and startups, and known locally as 'Silicon Slopes'. Located within a growing 'professional, science and technology' jobs corridor, the a...

Queenstown Masterplan

LandLAB

This masterplan provides the opportunity for Queenstown to re-consider and re-imagine itself as 'New Zealand's coolest little city'. This exciting people focussed, design-led proposition includes retention of its key landscape character, dense and human scaled historic centre, vibrant mixed-use character and the addition of ...

Riverkeeper 2018 Vision Plans: Newtown Creek and Flushing Waterways

Riverkeeper, Perkins+Will

The Riverkeeper Vision Plans reflect a new wave of moral authority that represent the collective consciousness of the community and have established a directed momentum that will catalyze revitalization of two of New York City's dirtiest and forgotten waterways-Newtown Creek and Flushing Waterways. And while community based planning has been a ...

Songjianghe - Mt. Changbai Forest Town

AECOM

With over 58% of the population now living in urban areas, China has entered a new phase of urbanization with a new set of challenges. Here in Songjianghe the issues are representative of China as a whole: former industrial towns and cities undergoing economic , social and environmental transition. Songjianghe was created for the purpose of...

The Lanes

Buchan

With over 17,000sqm of brand new retail space located in the geographical heart of the Gold Coast, Australia, 'The Lanes' will feature an eclectic mix of urban art, lively retail spaces, café culture, leading food and beverage, health, beauty and well-being services and entertainment experiences. '...

WAP: Washington Alley Project

EL Studio

The Washington Alley Project (WAP) examines DC's informal alley network as a viable site for new modes of urban living.  Research Washington's Alley network hosts an urbanism unanticipated by L'Enfant's modulated grid, scaled to accommodate the monumental has historically necessitated a subdivision in order to be fully ut...

West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Campus Master Plan

HOK

In operation since 1888, the West Los Angeles VA campus reflects the stories, service, and sacrifices of four generations of veterans of the United States Armed Forces. Once beyond the city limits of Los Angeles, the site's 388-acres are now located in the densely urbanized Brentwood neighborhood. The campus retains a strong sen...

Whitmore Community Food Hub Complex Plan: Building Community Around Food

University of Arkansas Community Design Center + University of Arkansas Resiliency Center

Eliminated with the rise of corporate agriculture in the early 20th century, community-based food hubs aggregate, process, and distribute product from local growers to wholesale consumers. Not a typical farmer's market, food hubs create community resilience through incubation of value-added food supply chains and a skilled workf...

Sector

A Tasarim Mimarlik

Yasamkent Mosque

With their powerful and dominant iconography, based upon tradition, mosque architecture is one of the most conservative building typologies in Turkish context. On the other hand referring traditional and local values creating a sense of sustainability had always been a major challenge in modern understanding of mosque architecture. Yaşamke...

Annexe to the Central Bank of Malta

Bezzina & Cole - Architects & Engineers

This annexe to the Central Bank of Malta is nested within fortifications of the baroque city of Valletta. It is draped in fortifications on three sides, with only one façade exposed to the elements.  The served spaces of this annexe surround the sunken foyer and consist mainly of a resource library, a training centre with con...

August Horch Museum

ATELIER BRÜCKNER

Automobile meets architecture: the extension of the August Horch Museum in Zwickau, Germany presents itself as elegant as a Horch car. The new restaurant building closes the gap between the already existing museum and a newly restored former production hall offering now expanded exhibition space. Interposed in the historic ensemble, the new...

Brincante

Bernardes Arquitetura

Brincante Institute, created in 1992, is a space dedicated to the exploration of Brazilian culture in its most diverse modalities. As well as the regional meaning of the term "brincante" - a type of popular multi-artist of the Brazilian Northeast who sings, dances and plays instruments - the institute proposes to expand the tr...

Chetian Cultural Center

West-line Studio

The cultural center is located in the rural Chetian Village, in Guizhou province, South-West China. The village has more than 400 years of history and is famous for its 'stone houses'. 41 families, out of the 207 living in the village, belong to the Miao ethnic minority, one of the oldest minority groups in China.  ...

CRLand Archive Library

Studio Link-Arc, LLC

Located on the campus of Xiaojingwan University, the CRLand Archive Library has a dual program. The building's primary function is to serve as an archive for the client, holding all of its physical and digital records in a subterranean vault built into the hillside that serves as the project site. Atop the archive, the project funct...

Embassy In Eygpt

PROMONTORIO

An embassy building is as much a harbour and a safe-haven for its citizens, as it is the state's foreign representation at the highest level, combining the idea of sheltering and safety, with the symbolic values of the country's culture. Thus, this building is essentially a monolith composed by three thick slabs combined wit...

Embassy of Egypt

PROMONTORIO

An embassy building is as much a harbour and a safe-haven for its citizens, as it is the state's foreign representation at the highest level, combining the idea of sheltering and safety, with the symbolic values of the country's culture. Thus, this building is essentially a monolith composed by three thick slabs combined wit...

MOTUO METEOROLOGICAL CENTER

EID Architecture

The Motuo Meteorological Center (MMC) is located at the lowest point of Motuo County, a remote town in Tibet. Next to the Ysrlung Tsangpo River, under the Namcha Barwa, the building is surrounded by dense vegetation and rolling hills. The project faces many difficulties and challenges. The first one is the building's remote locat...

Msheireb Museums

John McAslan + Partners

This group of historic Heritage Houses within Msheireb Properties' flagship redevelopment of the historical downtown area of Doha comprises Company House, Bin Jelmood House, Mohammed Bin Jassim House and Radwani House. They have been remodelled and extended to accommodate state-of-the-art museum environments showcasing key elements of Q...

Mulan Weichang Vistor Centre

Zhang Hai'ao(HDD)

Mulan weichang is located in the north east of Hebei province, connected to inner Mongolia grassland, which is one of the most beautiful landscape on the earth. Our main goal is to blend the building into this vast nature seamlessly. The first is to be inspired by local architecture. The second is to use local material including old stone&#...

Mulan Weichang Vistor Centre

Zhang Hai'ao(HDD)

Mulan weichang is located in the north east of Hebei province, connected to inner Mongolia grassland, which is one of the most beautiful landscape on the earth. Our main goal is to blend the building into this vast nature seamlessly. The first is to be inspired by local architecture. The second is to use local material including old stone&#...

New Shanghai Theatre

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Occupying the site of a former theater dating from the 1930s, the existing building had undergone a series of renovations over the decades, and had become a pastiche of various styles and programmatic uses. As such, Neri&Hu’s primary design challenge was to recall the clarity and unity of the historic building in all its grand...

Norval Foundation

dhk

Norval Foundation art and cultural centre opened to the public on 28 April 2018, a multi-sensory celebration of art, architecture and landscape.  Norval Foundation was envisioned as a modern pavilion for art, set against a dramatic mountain and vineyard landscape. It is a pure expression of form; a bold rectangular mass, del...

Suzhou Chapel

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

The client’s brief called for a non-denominational, yet spiritually-charged multi-purpose hall to serve as a feature building of the Sangha development, located along the waterfront of scenic Yangcheng Lake. Design work began in 2011, and construction work occurred between 2014 to 2017. The design of the Suzhou Chapel takes its...

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare Theater is a next-generation performance venue that reflects Chicago Shakespeare's multi-faceted artistic vision. The project features a new flexible theater and glazed two-story lobby and reception space, with magnificent views of Lake Michigan, that connects to the existing theater at Navy Pier. Consist...

TREC | Training Recreation Education Center

ikon.5 architects

Motivated to provide education, recreation and training services to the underserved citizenry of Newark, New Jersey, the Newark Housing Authority aspired to design a facility that would be a social collector; a place where neighbors could gather, exercise, and receive training to improve their chances for gainful employment in a...

Wahat Al Karama (Oasis of Dignity)

Idris Khan with bureau^proberts and UAP

UAP collaborated with British artist, Idris Khan, to realise a monument as the centrepiece of the new AECOM designed United Arab Emirates (UAE) Memorial Park, 'Wahat Al Karama', in Abu Dhabi. Commissioned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UA...

Warrumbungle National Park Visitors Centre

Tanner Kibble Denton Architects

The new Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre is a dramatic response to its unique landscape setting and rich cultural heritage. It is remotely located, 490km North West of Sydney, Australia.  Shaped by an ancient volcano 13 - 17 million years old, the Warrumbungle National Park is known for its distinctive scenic beauty,...

Yasamkent Mosque

A Tasarim Mimarlik

With their powerful and dominant iconography, based upon tradition, mosque architecture is one of the most conservative building typologies in Turkish context. On the other hand referring traditional and local values creating a sense of sustainability had always been a major challenge in modern understanding of mosque architecture. Yaşamke...

2050 M Street

REX

Washington, DC's building stock is largely composed of two typologies: heavy masonry or concrete buildings with high-relief facades and punched windows-in the Beaux Arts, Neoclassical, Art Deco, and Brutalist style or modern structures with taut glass envelopes, many with applied external decorative treatments. Because build...

550 Allerton Street

Form4 Architecture

The pride typically bestowed to traditional construction and lost to the anonymity of urban blight is dormant in the proverbial "man on the street", but can be reawakened in the spirit of listening to human needs and shaping their form through fine-grained sensibility. We hold this to be city-making architecture. The blend of the m...

777 Bay Renovation

WZMH Architects

777 Bay is a unique mixed-use complex in the heart of the City of Toronto that dates back to the mid-1970's. The renovation programme requirements of this 30,000 square feet plus of office lobby and retail areas required design solutions to a number of complex issues; existing operational building for public and private uses, refresh of...

Astra Biz Centre - Phase 1

Airmas Asri

Astra Biz Centre is a showroom complex and mixed use development located on the unconventional site typology in Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD). Envisioned as a cutting-edge urban gallery, it offers a distinct experience on the junction with innovative operational solutions that integrate with sustainable design principles.  The showrooms as t...

BCG NY

R&A Architecture + Design

Hovering 45 floors above Hudson Yards, with views straight down into Heatherwick's Vessel is a new type of office recently constructed by LA-Based R&A Architecture and Design http://www.r-a-a-d.com/. This innovative incubator studio for BCG Digital Ventures lies stealthily inside Boston Consulting Group's new NY headquarters. There ...

China Merchants Bank Headquarters

Atkins

Our vision for the China Merchants Bank’s (CMB) headquarters building in Fuzhou, China, captures their spirit. Through the stable and solid architecture proposed, CMB will not only be a landmark besides the Min river but also a symbol of trust for the citizens, its customers and its corporate image internationally.  Em...

Design Communiy B2+A4 Vanke Cloud City

FCHA

The project is located in the Dashahe Innovation Zone in Nanshan District, Shenzhen, and in the North District of the Science and Technology Park. It is the North Green Corridor site in the planning of the 9th Neighborhood of the headquarters of Liuxiandong. Vanke would like to take this opportunity to create a creative park-design communit...

DH ROFGO

SHH Architecture & Interior Design

A private client with a passion for cars commissioned SHH to design an exclusive gallery space and executive office to house a unique collection of historic race cars. The new buildings have been designed to showcase a collection of over 30 cars discovered and acquired with the assistance of broker Duncan Hamilton. The brief required one space for ...

Dorotheen Quartier

Behnisch Architekten, Stuttgart

The re-planning of the Dorotheen Quartier not only creates new areas for public use, it also offers a unique opportunity to reassess the relationship with the Karlsplatz arcade. This thoroughfare has, until now, always been perceived as the less important "back" of the site. With this project, which includes three mixed-us...

Eagle Hills Palace Hotel al Khan SHJ

Perkins+Will

With a unique position along Sharjah's pristine coastline the Palace Hotel Al Khan seeks to reconcile a rich cultural heritage with a forward thinking modern design that challenges the approach to hospitality in the Emirate. Situated within an existing heritage village and adjacent to a future World Heritage Site the 5* luxury resort draws insp...

Hotel Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen

Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

The Hotel is located on a sloping, irregular lot with 140 meters of beachfront and considerable vegetation. Careful study of the natural surrounding and precise distributional analysis resulted in a design consisting of three blocks. The first is the connection between the avenue and the hotel, by means of an interior pedestrian and vehicu...

Innovation Curve

Form 4 Architecture

Innovation Curve, is a 265,895 square-foot, technology campus on the edge of the Stanford Research Park. This building pioneered the design of overtly symbolic architectural forms in Silicon Valley. Previously, buildings serving the IT and "bits" industries were generally pragmatic and unexpressive. The wavering horizontal...

KOKULO BEACH CLUB

IF (Integrated Field)

KOKULO BEACH CLUB is a beachfront Restaurant and Bar surrounded with pines, reefs and canal with its local community, in Khaolak, Phangnga, Thailand. With the panoramic view of the beachfront as a starting point, this project was aimed to create a place that both visitors who come to dine, drink, think or chill at this p...

Komplex Tower

Valdez Arquitectos

Located in the most vigorous district of the city of Puebla, Komplex Tower rises as a landmark and plays a key role in the urban strategy southwest of the city. Komplex is a development that takes advantage of its mixed uses program in order to bring dynamism to its immediate urban situation. The project breaks up with the establishments of rig...

KUGAYAMA SOUTH GATE BUILDING

Ryuichi Sasaki/Sasaki Architecture

The building is in front of Kugayama station, in the west part of central Tokyo. The site faces a gateway to an attractive shopping lane. The area is rimmed with greenery and waterways. Analysis uncovered generations of water-green-people relationship under the modern cityscape. Finding out how a modern commercial building could communicate w...

Lumen at Beacon Park

Touloukian Touloukian Inc

Lumen Restaurant at Beacon Park, situated along Grand River Avenue, welcomes visitors into the center of downtown Detroit. This urban revitalization project and new public space was created to anchor the emerging neighborhood, spur economic development and provide a quality place for the community in the surging and vibrant downtown dis...

MacArthur Annex

Baran Studio Architecture

This Mirco Office and Retail Park consists of 33 used shipping containers that are configured to respond to programmatic and contextual parameters. The resultant open framework allows for individual expression and simultaneous communal interaction. Flexibility is further integrated through the potential for containers to be reconfigured, or rem...

Mainland China, Colombo

KWA Architects

Located in a prominent intersection in Colombo, Sri Lanka, this purpose built restaurant building makes an attempt at maintaining a dialog with the street while providing a secluded interior for its patrons. Design brief required an open plan restaurant within two floors along with private dining rooms, kitchens and washrooms. An ear...

Nordea Bank Headquarters in Denmark

Henning Larsen Architects A/S

Built on a base of slate with scintillating facades, the new Nordea Headquarters sets new standards for working in the financial sector.  The building opens up to the city by providing passersby on the street the opportunity to glance directly into conference rooms and offices, and the two large atria are interconnected by a publicl...

NVIDIA Headquarters

Gensler

When NVIDIA decided to replace their aging campus of small buildings with a unified new headquarters, their goal was not just to update their facilities, but to reinvent their way of working. In the crucible of a startup, collaboration is constant, and the ongoing interplay of unlike ideas leads to new thought and innovation. But as...

PLACE 1

THE_SYSTEM LAB

KEB HANA LANDMARK TOWER_PLACE-1 With the tides of the current financial market turning towards increased use of internet banking, the number of customers that visit bank branches / financial centers is gradually decreasing every year. On the contrary, it can be said that the number of bank branches operating in Seoul is unnecessarily ove...

Playa Jefferson Building E

Gensler

Building_E at Playa Jefferson creates a strong sense of place through its urban response, campus planning, and esthetics, marking a new development in the evolution of the work environment.  Urban Response: Building_E is the final piece of the development of an office campus that is situated near the ocean on the north side of J...

Qianhai SZ-HK Fund Town

Leigh & Orange Ltd.

The project is at the Qianhai district in Shenzhen China, known as "Qianhai SZ-HK Fund Town", consisted of a variety of low-rise building typologies designed to suit different office and commercial uses. These include midrise row-offices, corporate villas, stand-alone retail pavilions and a basement retail street. All thes...

Raquel Allegra

Montalba Architects

Much like the clothing itself, the first Raquel Allegra boutique on 3rd street near Fairfax is a mix of luxury and comfort, familiarity and exclusivity, detailing and experience. This juxtaposition of seemingly contrasting ideas created the framework for the design approach, materiality and configuration. By preserving elements of t...

Salesforce Tower

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Salesforce Tower is the tallest building in San Francisco, joining the Golden Gate Bridge and the Transamerica Building as one of the skyline's defining elements. Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects won an international competition in 2007 to design the tower and the Salesforce Transit Center at its base. Together, the two buildings represent...

Sao Paulo Corporate Towers

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

São Paulo Corporate Towers, on a prominent site in the Villa Olimpia Neighborhood of Sao Paulo, Brazil, is a LEED v3.0 Platinum-certified development.  The project consists of two 30-story commercial towers. In addition, the project incorporates an extensive landscape, restaurants, and conferencing center abov...

Shanghai Baoye Center

Situated on an "L" shaped site cut out of a trapezoidal plot, the project is shaped by lofting the maximum footprint of the site into a 5-story envelope, and then pushing and carving the form from the exterior, creating a singular form that operates as three separate buildings connected by floating walkways on several levels. ...

Stibbe Headquarters

Jo Coenen Architects & Urbanists

Urban context inspired design Stibbe headquarter's urban context is characterized by the variety of spheres and different scale levels: to the east, the location is a continuation of Amsterdam's South Axis, whereas the north side is mainly characterized by the A10. On the west side the Beethoven Street is the main route to the ...

Tanjong Pagar Centre

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

Positioned as a premier quality business and lifestyle hub, the 160,000-square-meter Tanjong Pagar Centre provides a mix of uses, including office, residential, retail, and hospitality in Singapore's historic Tanjong Pagar central business district. The development is a significant contribution to the evolving skyline of...

Thames Tower

dn-a architecture

The re-engineering of Thames Tower has created a new landmark for Reading. What used to be a stumpy and outdated 1970s office block, has been reinvigorated into contemporary, elegant modern office space. Taking Louis Sullivan’s Guaranty Building in Buffalo, New York as inspiration, the scheme saw the original building strip...

The Avenues Phase IV

Pace

The Avenues Mall is one of the largest shopping and leisure centres in the GCC, established as one of Kuwait's most prominent landmarks and premier tourist destination, it stands as a national symbol of growth and advancement towards the future. Its successful model is being replicated throughout the region. World architecture was th...

The Walled - Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Situated in close proximity to Yangzhou's scenic Slender West Lake, the design brief for a 20-room boutique hotel called for the adaptive reuse of several of the old buildings by giving them new functions, while adding new buildings to accommodate the hotel's capacity needs. Neri&Hu's strategy to unify these scattered elemen...

The Walled- Tsingpu yangzhou Retreat

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Situated in close proximity to Yangzhou’s scenic Slender West Lake, the design brief for a 20-room boutique hotel called for the adaptive reuse of several of the old buildings by giving them new functions, while adding new buildings to accommodate the hotel’s capacity needs. Neri&Hu’s strategy to unify these scattered ...

The West Hotel

fitzpatrick+partners architects

The West Hotel carefully balances its scale and proportions to create a comfortable addition to its streetscape. It borrows ideas from the surrounding buildings, then abstracts these elements to create its own expression.  From the beginning, it was the people using the building and how this was represented in the architecture that ...

Torre Américas 1500

Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

This mixed-use project for offices and a hotel is located in the heart of the city of Guadalajara. It’s formal, emphatic and unified volumetric express its iconic nature.  The formal concept arises from the mixed-use character it will acquire, consisting of four stacked geometric volumes. Two of these are slightly offset, ...

United Places Botanic Gardens Hotel

Carr

United Places boutique hotel demonstrates an architectural response of intense refinement and precision having created 3 levels of hotel accommodation and two floors of restaurant working to a set of rigorous site constraints. The tracery of the Botanic Gardens plane trees, and the desire to primarily focus the occupants' connection to v...

Waving Ribbon

Kris Lin International Design

We were contracted the architectural, interior and landscape design work for this case. The project is design of sales and show space, including 5 mock-up rooms and a 150m2 construction technology exhibition zone. Since the surrounding condition of the site is not so good(surrounding old streets), we design the mock-up room and show sp...

Xiaomi Flagship Store in Shenzhen

Eight Inc.

With an ambitious retail expansion program ahead, we revolutionized the Xiaomi retail experience. Operating in China, the world’s most competitive smartphone market, Xiaomi aims to differentiate themselves through simplifying their current store design language, creating engaging customer journeys with a focus around product n...

Zhong Zhou Shang Sha 2-4 Massif Residence Project Sales Center

CCD/Cheng Chung Design Hong Kong and Shenzhen AsianTime International Construction

We deliberately reserves space for tree plantations in the districts from negative-one to negative-two layers. It is also an incarnation of an old banyan tree in the Shangsha area of Shenzhen. It is a memory totem for the coastal fishing village and city in the past. In the future, the new green plants will be inserted into the connecting corri...

ZHUZONG VANKE PLAZA

CLOU architects

Zhuzong Vanke Plaza is located in Beijing's southeast suburbs. CLOU integrates three programs of shopping podium, indoor-outdoor leisure zone and office towers into a single sculpted volume.  The retail podium occupies the first three floors and features a conical atrium narrowing towards the leisure zone on the fourth and fifth lev...

Arizona State University, Tooker House

Solomon Cordwell Buenz

Arizona State University's Tooker House is a seven-story, 458,000-square-foot living/learning community for engineering students. The building features 1,582 beds; five staff apartments; a 525-seat dining hall; student lounges; maker lab and flexible classroom; and fitness center. Using the vernacular of desert architecture as it...

ATM Nursery

HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

This nursery is built in a new town development area, in Osaka. There are many housing estates, where people had built a close relationship with each other for a long time in the past. But according to the change of times, those communities have been disappeared. To tell the history of their own neighborhood to children, the design ...

Ballet Memphis

archimania

Ballet Memphis, a nationally acclaimed professional ballet company, wished to move to a growing performing-arts district in Memphis, Tennessee. The Company sought to uplift the community beyond dance and exercise with an inspiring community space filled with creativity and vibrancy-for Memphians to find new ways to share in each other&#...

Baylor University Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation

Overland Partners

Baylor University's nationally ranked Hankamer School of Business strives to develop global, socially responsible business leaders while being a nexus for innovation and future-thinking. Negotiating this balance provided the foundation for the design objectives. The project was guided by eight fundamental principles: community, collabor...

Center for Business Education | Cornell University

ikon.5 architects

Located in Collegetown section of Ithaca, New York, one block off campus from Cornell University, the Center for Business Education is a seven-story, 76,000-square-foot, twenty-first century teaching and learning environment. Interactive classrooms are supported by breakout rooms, faculty and student offices, as well...

College of Business | University of South Florida

ikon.5 architects

Conceived as an 'athenaeum for business scholars', the three story, 68,000 square foot College of Business takes inspiration from its Tampa Bay setting and the indigenous coral stone that lines its shore. Like the stone, the building is a porous container with openings carved out of its volume that house various program elem...

Dushan School Complex

West-line Studio

Dushan Town is located at the so called 'South Gate of Guizhou' at the border between the provinces of Guizhou and Guangxi, in South-West China. The main residents in this area belong to Buyi, Miao and Shui ethnic minorities.  The complex of buildings grows on the top of a long foundation stripe. The north area is pretty mount...

Early Learning Village

Bogle Architects

The first sketch was scribbled in January 2014 in response to the fundamental design challenge - how to create a playful scheme that would make a very large building feel small and intimate for its users, namely pre-school children?  The design was developed in our London studio, with weekly video conferences with the local team and...

Embodied Computation Lab

The Living

This is a facility for interdisciplinary research on robotics, sensors, and everywhere that computers meet the physical world and become "embodied computation." The building is both an experiment and a research instrument. Just as biologists use a microscope to study organisms, architects will use this structure to study build...

Faculty of Architecture and Environmental Design Kigali – Rwanda

Patrick Schweitzer et Associés

The architecture Practice Patrick Schweitzer & Associés responded to the international call launched by the Government of Rwanda in March 2012 for the construction of the new Faculty of architecture in Kigali. This school covers an area of 5 600 square meters and has the capacity to accommodate 600 students. It is located in the Universi...

Faculty of Laws, UCL

Levitt Bernstein

Since 1965, UCL's Faculty of Laws has been housed at Bentham house - a Grade II-listed former Union Headquarters - and the adjacent mid-20th century Gideon Schreier Wing. These two buildings were no longer large enough and never intended for educational use, nor to function together. Our design unifies these previously disparate buildin...

FlowFactory

ZENI arkitekter a/s

FlowFactory is the name of a unique, new HF-education (a two-year upper secondary/ high school course, which provides access to higher education) for curious young people, who dares to challenge the everyday solutions and shape the digital society of the future. The education is project based, with an emphasis on innovation, ...

Haixia Youth Center

MZA Architecture

Haixia Youth Center: The first of its kind to provide a platform for idea exchange in an attempt to break down the barrier between China and Taiwan that has existed for generations, the Haixia Youth Center is a major commitment in promoting peace, unity, and understanding. In order to promote cross-strait youth exchanges between C...

Hong Kong International School - Lower Primary School

Nelson Chen Architects Ltd.

A new building for the Hong Kong International School Lower Primary School division comprises 31,250 square metres to accommodate 770 students and 150 teaching staff, including an 8-storey, state-of-the-art Early Childhood Education building with podium roof for both covered and outdoor playgrounds, as well as 7-storeys of staff res...

Hubert Perrodo Building, St Peter's College, University of Oxford

Design Engine Architects

The Perrodo Project was a new scheme to make St Peter's College, University of Oxford a better place to study, teach and live by improving its public spaces. Design Engine's competition-winning scheme included the new 4-storey Hubert Perrodo Building within the remodeled Hannington and Chavasse Quads and comprises six new study bedr...

Indoor Playground of Yueyang County No.3 Middle School

SUP Atelier/ School of Architecture,Tsinghua University

Located in a rural middle school of Yueyang County, Hunan province, the project has been sponsored by alumnus with the aim of offering better sports space and adding vigor to the regularly planned campus.  The newly built indoor playground, stretching over a 4-meter altitude difference, has been designed integrally with its su...

Karl Miller Center, Portland State University

Behnisch Architekten, Boston with SRG Partnership, Inc.

Located in downtown Portland, the new Karl Miller Center is uniquely integrated with the city's rich network of public open spaces and diverse urban uses. Questioning the full-block archetype that dominates the typical 200' x 200' city block of Portland, the building design appears as two distinct structures sharing a city block...

KM Kindergarten and Nursery

HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

We were requested for a complete revamp of a dilapidated kindergarten situated in south Osaka. Since a long time ago, this area flourished in the field of textiles. Recently, due to the easy availability of cheap labor abroad, industries moved, leading to a huge decline in the local business.  The two aspects that were prima...

Lazaridis Hall

Diamond Schmitt Architects in Association with David Thompson Architect Ltd.

Wilfrid Laurier University sought a landmark building for its schools of business, economics and mathematics to reframe an inward-looking campus with a new urbanity and profile. Located in the heart of Canada's tech centre of Waterloo, Ontario, this facility conveys a sense of openness and accessibility to campus and community. T...

Learning Resource Center | Suffolk County Community College

ikon.5 architects

The 70,000 square foot Learning Resource Center at Suffolk County Community College is a lantern of learning. The building is a prism for illuminating the interior spaces during the day and a beacon for illuminating the campus during the night. The central lantern houses an information commons, the collaborative learning room of the college...

Macquarie University Incubator

Architectus

The Macquarie University Incubator is purposefully designed and realised to function in the critical zone where education and industry coincide. It is a dramatic demonstration that Macquarie University is facilitating societal advancement through industry partnerships, through research and education, through invention and creation. Collabo...

MBS Study and Conference Center

schneider+schumacher

In Europe's second largest baroque castle schneider+schumacher have created a modern study and conference center for Mannheim Business School. A decommissioned boiler room and its associated coal cellar dating from the 1950s have been transformed into landscape art at Mannheim's palace.  On an area totalling 1700m2, a modern and...

MONO Nursery

HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

This is a renovation project of a private nursery company owns. It's a wedding company that owns and manages this nursery. Common nursery couldn't satisfy their needs because employees work not only weekdays but also in holidays. So, this company made a nursery open all around year. It's the management identity in this nursery that ...

Mulan Weichang Vistor Centre library

Zhang Hai'ao(HDD)

Mulan weichang is located in the north east of Hebei province, connected to inner Mongolia grassland, which is one of the most beautiful landscape on the earth. 3 different ways are create in order to achieve the goal. The first is to be inspired by local architecuture. The second is to use local material including old stone, used woode...

MURONOKIDS SATELLITE

HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro / Interior Design Farm

  These are a classroom for preschool children and an after-school childcare center in a kindergarten in Yokohama. This is a renovation project of two sections of dilapidated dwelling with shop, which is 40 years old and a two-storied building, to change them into 4 classrooms. The key concept is "SATELLITE", concomita...

Santa Monica College Center for Media and Design

Clive Wilkinson Architects

Santa Monica College's (SMC) Center for Media and Design (CMD) is a renovation and expansion of the school's old Academy of Entertainment Technology. The 3.5-acre project includes the renovation of an existing 50,000-square-foot teaching facility and construction of a 30,000-square-foot instructional wing; a new, stand-alone,...

Shenzhen Campus of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Gravity Partnership Limited / Rocco Design Architects Limited / Wang Weijen Architecture

The design intends to create a sustainable learning environment for 7000 students. By zoning the campus as 'Academic Clusters', 'Campus Green' and 'Natural Terrain', communities are formed to promote interactions between research, learning, working and living while the existing ridgelines and the natural envi...

Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Expansion (Phase 2)

Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc.

Designed by Moriyama & Teshima │ Montgomery Sisam, Architects in Joint Venture., the Sheridan College Hazel McCallion Campus Phase 2 (HMC2) is a premier post-secondary learning environment located in the heart of Mississauga’s Civic Centre District dedicated to the study of architecture, interior design and visual merchandiz...

South Melbourne Primary School and Integrated Community Facilities

Hayball

South Melbourne Primary School is the first government vertical school in the state of Victoria, Australia. Opened to coincide with the start of the school year in January 2018, it is an exemplar of contemporary twenty-first century education design, developed within a context of inner-urban regeneration. Located within the Fisherman...

The DeBruce Center

The University of Kansas

This addition to the famed Allen Fieldhouse, one of the most significant buildings in the history of college basketball in the United States, houses the original typed rules of basketball authored by James Naismith in 1891. The design endeavors to create an experience far greater than these two sheets of paper. The story of the rules and th...

The Metropolitan Sheptytsky Center, Ukrainian Catholic University Lviv

Behnisch Architekten, Stuttgart with AVR Development, Lviv

The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), located in Lviv, is the first Catholic university to be opened in the former Soviet Union, with a mission to provide an open, progressive and democratic learning environment for its students and the surrounding community. The UCU has various goals. It wants to make the university accessible t...

University of Iowa, Voxman Music Building

LMN Architects

The Voxman Music Building celebrates musical performance at every turn, embracing a collaborative and exploratory student-driven model of education that treats every space as performance space. The building shares this sense of musical discovery with the community through a transparent expression. Conceptually, the pattern of streets and op...

University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building

CO Architects in association with Helix Architecture + Design

The Health Education Building (HEB) at the University of Kansas Medical Center is an interdisciplinary, multipurpose academic facility serving the schools of medicine, nursing, and health professions. The design delivers innovative solutions for a contemporary facility that supports evolving health sciences curricula while also planning...

UTS Blackfriars Children's Centre

DJRD | Lacoste + Stevenson | Architects in Association

The new UTS Blackfriars Children's Centre celebrates the beautifully naive depictions of housing by children. The Centre provides long day care for infants, toddlers and pre-school aged children. Each playroom is in the form of a house as might be drawn by a child; a box with a pitched roof, mimicking home in both scale and materiality....

Wakagi Kindergarten

JAKUETSU Co.,LTD

This project was to rebuild a kindergarten in Iwaki, Fukushima.  After the earthquake in 2011, many people moved in and out of the city and people's disconnection from the local community has been a problem. Client's wish to make the kindergarten a place where the children and local residence could interact, parent's e...

Bendigo Hospital

Silver Thomas Hanley in collaboration with Bates Smart

The new Bendigo Hospital is the largest regional hospital development in Victoria. The $AUD 630 million Victorian Government project delivers world-class healthcare facilities and provides a welcoming, holistic and positive environment that promotes wellbeing. Importantly the hospital reduces the need for patients to travel to Melbourne and cre...

Brooklyn Health Center

Francis Cauffman

Initially, the client was looking to develop a new Health Center on a proposed site in Downtown Brooklyn. When Francis Cauffman's design team reviewed the site, we saw the potential for so much more. Upon reviewing the site, we immediately understood that we could dramatically expand the square footage by using a Private...

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary

NBBJ

Referred to as the ‘Garden Hospital’ for its pastoral setting and 17 courtyards and gardens, the new district general hospital in Dumfries, provides an uplifting, therapeutic and person-centred environment for patients, staff and visitors. This project has provided a world class 65,000 sqm replacement hospital for...

HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY

Contextos de Arquitectura y Urbanismo. Óscar Miguel Ares Álvarez.

The housing for the elderly in Adeamayor de San Martin (Valladolid) cannot be understood without its context. Located on the border of a saline hidden wetland, the aridity of the terrain and the infinite horizontality of the Spanish agricultural esplanade - dotted with small masses of pine trees - dominates the landscape, conditioning the i...

Kalasatama Health and Well-being centre

Helin & Co Architects

The objective was to have humane architecture expressing care in the middle of a new neighbourhood - a public building that is approachable and open. Means for this were warm colours, small-scale and good proportions. The focus is on the client's experience. The entrance, spacious and light, emanates the presence of care, which ...

New Youth and Childrens Hospital (BUS) at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, BUS 1

The BUSP Team of Architects / KHR, PKA, RAMBØLL

The first stage of the new Youth and Children's Hospital (BUS) at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway is the result of a public design competition won by the BUSP Team of Architects in 2006. The Team consists of the three offices: KHR architecture, PKA and Rambøll Architects (Former Studio 4), with sub consultant...

NGS Macmillan Unit, Chesterfield Royal Hospital

The Manser Practice

Chesterfield Royal Hospital Foundation Trust required a new building that could combine existing, dated and fragmented cancer services into a purpose-built centre. The design brief was to create a calm, non-clinical environment that would be more than a typical hospital department, maintaining a high quality environment internally and e...

Scheldehof Residential care centre

atelier PRO

Scheldehof is a residential care centre located in and next to the former monumental Heavy Sheet Metal factory of Vlissingen. Atelier PRO architects designed the transformation of this industrial site into a contemporary residential care centre. In the former shipyard area a lively social and spatial landmark has arisen. Scheldehof Residential Care...

Shanghai Orient Hospital

Lemanarc SA

The penetration of garden elements in all parts ofbuilding is the basic requirement for gardenized space. In this project, the traditional garden concept is divided into a number of garden systems covering the whole hospital. These systems achieve in greening, sound insulation, shading and other functions, at the same time, they...

Shelter for victims of domestic violence

Amos Goldreich Architecture and Jacobs Janiv Architects

This shelter is one of only a handful in the world which has been designed and built in consultation with the staff who will occupy and run it. The brief called for a totally secure and sheltered building - a peaceful haven that would give its inhabitants a sense of a home from home, a place where people of disparate backgrounds can come to ...

Studio Dental II

Montalba Architects

Situated within a rapidly developing neighborhood in San Francisco's financial district, the dentists' brick and mortar location is defined by a modern aesthetic, while honoring the historic elements of the base building. This creates a transcendent environment that feels gallery-like and serene. The design centers on a conceptual &...

35 Spring Street

Bates Smart

35 Spring Street is a residential tower that occupies an extraordinary position on the eastern boundary of the Hoddle Grid, opposite the Treasury Gardens. The tower's sculptural quality and patterned façade distinguishes it as a unique tower within the Melbourne skyline.  On a 1,320 square metre site, the 44 level tow...

A3 - Advanced Architecture Apartments

STARH

A3 - Advanced Architecture Apartments are harmoniously incorporated into the context of their environment. Two starting points—the mountain and the city, set the overall architectural concept. The plot reserved for A3 is in the border area, where the city and the mountain overflow into one. Lines and clear borders are blurred in smoot...

Banksia Apartments, NewQuay

McBride Charles Ryan

Banksia is Melbourne Docklands most recent building located on the northern waterfront. The location offered a unique opportunity to bring further diversity and urban legibility. Banksia is the centrepiece of a new public park. MCR developed Banksia in a new public parkland, which comprised primarily of local native planting.  The distinc...

Castlecrag House

Porebski Architects

The house is not intended to challenge the Walter Burley-Griffin conservation area but rather integrate and be part of the conservation area. We aimed to address a typical residential program in an unexpected way to the rest of the houses along the street. The forms and shapes of this building are very different to neighbouring houses. As with a...

City Walk

LW Design

The City Walk Residential Blocks Project is focused upon creating a unique memorable place where pedestrians are a priority, unique residential buildings overlook public spaces & parks, retail uses are vibrant and streets are active & shaded.  Residential buildings enclose public space and their active ground floors enliven...

Culture Matters- Vanke Big Family housing Community Center

Lacime Architects

Context and location The project is located in Suzhou, a paradise city with deep historical and cultural foundation. The city of Suzhou was built more than 2,500 years ago, the Pingjiang map was painted in the Southern Song Dynasty as the earliest discovered city planning map. The integration and interaction of "architecture, ...

Elfort Road House

Amos Goldreich Architecture

This project, a Victorian terraced house in Islington, comprises of a side and roof extension, as well as extensive internal refurbishment. Featuring open-plan kitchen, dining and living areas on the ground and lower-ground floors, Elfort Road House has been transformed from dark and cluttered into light and spacious.

Our c...

Field House

Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

Perched between ocean and pond, Field House appears to allow the landscape to run through it. Acting as both an extension of its surroundings and as a shelter from it, the house is conceived with flooding and wind in mind. Field House is constructed on piles and is comprised of a steel frame clad in durable mahogany, with an anodized al...

Floated House

KWA Architects

Surrounded by a hilly countryside off Kandy, Sri Lanka's second largest city; Floated House is an experiment in minimalism in its true sense of the word. It is minimal not just in architectural language, but also in budget (GBP35,000), built-up area, and construction.  The brief called for a small family dwelling for...

Gasholders London

WilkinsonEyre

King's Cross is the largest urban redevelopment scheme in Europe. Its rich industrial heritage is integral to its renaissance. Among the most distinctive and beautiful features to be retained is the triplet of Grade II-Listed, cast iron gasholder guide frames which were originally constructed in 1867.  WilkinsonEyre won a design compe...

Gravity Tower

Plus Architecture

Located on a prominent intersection in South Melbourne, this 29 level apartment building is the first completed project of the significant urban renewal precinct of Fishermans Bend. The site is bound by post-industrial landmarks, large scale infrastructure and the city centre to the north and fine grain 19th century residential fabric to th...

Grow with the Forest- Valley Villas at the foot of Changbai Mountain

ORIGIN ARCHITECT

Origin Erdaobai River Town is not only the gateway to the northern slope of Changbai Mountain, but also the frontier where urban development confronts nature.  Origin Architect seeks to explore the method to achieve symbiotic harmony between nature and human activities, and possibilities for border between nature and cities.  ...

Ice Shore House

Indesign Conrath Architect

Ice Shore House takes its name from the historic context. Here, stone and brick townhouses facing the river shore were built just prior to 1900. Spring ice cutting was a seasonal activity. This initial countryside setting became modified by the intrusion of rail lines, industry and lastly the major raised expressway and bridge to Montreal&#...

Lantern

Plus Architecture

Challenging the mundane, Lantern’s veiled volume reaches elegantly upward from the corner of Wellington and Napoleon Streets in central Melbourne. In the spirit of Wellington Street’s tradition of celebrating every corner, Lantern’s façade forms a bold bridge between street and sky, sheltering the apartments wit...

Living on the Altmühl riverside

Behnisch Architekten, München

Located idyllically at the bank of the river Altmühl in Eichstätt, the multistory building complex with its terraced balconies sets new standards of urban building. The complex is structured in two building sections that blend in well in the scale of the "Spitalstadt" development site. Their central location close to the sta...

Lofts at Mayo Park

Snow Kreilich Architects

The Lofts at Mayo Park is a 29-unit residential building located in Rochester, Minnesota overlooking the Zumbro River, Mayo Park and the downtown core. The project has a mixture of 1 and 2-bedroom units on three above-grade stories and a partial fourth story penthouse. Parking is provided in a below-grade garage.  Projecting balconi...

Manthena Farm House

Aamir and Hameeda Interior Designers

A year ago we were approached by a client who had a requirement of a farm house on a 9 acre plot facing a lake.The day we made the site visit, we were fascinated about the beautiful landscape it had and how fantastic the terrain was. The architecture was done on an elevated platform so that the entire view could be captured. We used inte...

Maybanke

Allen Jack+Cottier

Maybanke is one half of a pair of heritage listed Victorian Gothic Revival style townhouses built in 1871, overlooking Snails Bay, on the lower side of a Wharf Road which followed the escarpment of a typical Sydney Harbour sandstone rock outcrop. Alterations to Maybanke in 1938 to create a residential flat building had been so comprehensive...

Meadow View Specialist Residential Care Centre

Glancy Nicholls Architects

Meadow View is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Derbyshire with stunning vistas over the Darley Dales. Located a short distance from the historical towns of Matlock and Matlock Bath, Meadow View is a Residential Care facility commissioned by Derbyshire County Council for the elderly with serious age-related illnesses, suc...

One Tower Bridge

Squire and Partners

The designs for One Tower Bridge were conceived as a lasting new piece of the city which articulates the transition between More London's contemporary architecture and the warehouse vernacular of Shad Thames, and respects its prominent riverside location on Potters Fields Park adjacent to the Grade I listed Tower Bridge.  Designs id...

Península House

Bernardes Arquitetura

Peninsula House, a weekend home in a coastal city close to São Paulo, is composed of three stacked abstract volumes which have been delicately positioned on a steep slope overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for minimum topographic impact. The house is divided in three parts: the rectangular base and the triangular superior volume, whi...

Phong House/ Awaken the abandoned house

VHL Architecture Co., Ltd

PHONG HOUSE "Awaken the abandoned house" PHONG HOUSE house was designed renovated from the furniture factory of VHL Interior Architecture Company  When urban life is expensive, the dream of a home for "prosperity" is that many young couples settle in urban settings. The house was renovated on the current state of the...

Residential Buildings Christian-Morgenstern-Straße

Christ.Christ. associated architects GmbH

Detached single-family homes are still considered the most attractive form of living in Germany and across most parts of the world. And yet, the related urban sprawl is leading to severe traffic congestion combined with major infrastructure and mobility problems, and to increased destruction of the natural landscape.  For this reason&...

Roscommon House

Neil Cownie Architect

From the street, this house asserts a bold statement – that it belongs Perth’s suburb of Floreat which was founded as a ‘Garden Suburb’ in the 1960s, and features an impressive collection of Modernist homes. The owners’ brief for a mostly single-storey home drove the architect to integrate building and lands...

The Eminence

Plus Architecture

Located at 139 Queensberry Street, Carlton, The Eminence is nestled geographically and architecturally between the macro scale of Melbourne's CBD and the fine grain streetscapes of suburban Carlton. The Eminence interprets and is inspired by both, finding a language that mediates between them. The overall architectural expression...

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