2018 Entries

Best Of The Best

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...

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&...

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...

Xiaomi Flagship Store in Shenzhen

Eight Inc.

Xiaomi wanted to revolutionize the retail experience with their first Flagship Store in Shenzhen. Founded in 2010, Xiaomi has become on of the leading smartphone and technology brands in China, with the main focus on providing affordable technology for the masses.  Xiaomi thrives on the relationship they build between great design a...

Specialist

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...

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...

Transformation Erasmus School of Law '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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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, ...

Adelaide Convention Centre East Building

Woods Bagot Pty Ltd

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Pole House, Great Ocean Road- Victoria Australia

F2 Architecture

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4

SAA Architects Pte Ltd

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...

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sector

Adelaide Convention Centre: East Building

Woods Bagot Pty Ltd

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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, ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

The 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...

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