architecture | 3 months ago

ZHA designs new Jinghe New Cultural Centre echoes the meandering valleys carved by the Jinghe River

The Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre is located within the Jinghe Bay Academician Science & Technology Innovation district of the city.

architecture | 3 months ago

Laurent Troost revives an abandoned structure in Manaus by inserting a tropical garden inside

The Cassina Innovation House is the newest digital technology center in Brazil and the inaugural landmark of the Manaus Digital Pole.

architecture | 3 months ago

The new Shaw Auditorium by Henning Larsen at the HKUST is composed of three concentric white rings

The Shaw Auditorium has opened its gates for the public, located at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

news | 3 months ago

Striking timber roof with sweeping curves defines BIG proposal for Västerås Travel Centre in Sweden

International practice, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has revealed its design for the new Västerås Travel Centre in Sweden.  

architecture | 3 months ago

Foster + Partners’ proposal for health-centred multi-generational-living with Nature

The Forestias is a new residential development in the heart of Bangkok, which aims to pioneer a new model for multi-generational, health-centred living.

architecture | 4 months ago

Sinuous green rooftops is the BIG’s winning entry for the new Gastronomy Open Ecosystem (GOe) in Spain

The proposal for the new Gastronomy Open Ecosystem (GOe) bridges science, gastronomy, and Nature to promote culinary research, innovation, and enjoyment.

architecture | 4 months ago

Ksaraah is a weekend getaway in rural India, creating adaptable, multi-use spaces for the larger community

Nestled in lush coconut and areca tree plantation, Ksaraah commands views of the landscape and lies in the shadow of the mighty Savandurga Hill.

architecture | 4 months ago

Studio Mk27 assembles semi-open and enclosed spaces under a giant green roof in Planar House

Designed by São Paulo-based practice Studio MK27, the house features a monumental green roof that seems to merge with the landscape when seen from above.

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architecture | 4 months ago

This house in Singapore features a bio pool and a cascading garden, appearing as a green oasis

Chang Architects designed this multigenerational bungalow in Cornwall Gardens area, characterised by its leafy neighbourhood of landed bungalows.

architecture | 4 months ago

ZED Lab wraps hostel building with 'Brick Jali,' cuts down solar radiation by 70%

ZED Lab reinterprets Indian vernacular architecture in the boy's hostel building located in Gurugram, India.

architecture | 4 months ago

Vector Architects converts an old sugar mill into a hotel retreat of magnificent craftsmanship

The design restored the old factory structure to house all the public areas of the resort and the newly designed wings house 117 guest rooms and suites.

architecture | 4 months ago

BIG unveils updated plans for the “first prototype floating city” in Busan, South Korea

UN-Habitat and partners unveil OCEANIX Busan, the world’s first prototype floating city that adapts to sea level rise.

design | 4 months ago

Ten designers that are pushing the sustainability agenda at WantedDesign Manhattan’s Launch Pad 2022

We have rounded up the best of Launch Pad 2022 at this year's WantedDesign Manhattan, part of NYCxDESIGN’s 10th Anniversary Festival.

events | 4 months ago

Galerie Philia pays homage to Le Corbusier through their new exhibition Héritages at Cité Radieuse

Héritages runs from 7 May to 2 July 2022 and coincides with the 70th anniversary of the 1952 housing masterpiece Unité d’Habitation in Marseille.

events | 4 months ago

Stefano Boeri’s ‘Hanji House’ reinterprets Chun Kwang Young’s eco-friendly paper art into architecture

The Hanji House is a site-specific commissioned pavilion made in dialogue with the exhibition Chun Kwang Young: Times Reimagined.

architecture | 5 months ago

LUO Studio’s arched timber bridge aims to revitalise traditional rural culture and craftsmanship

LUO studio adopted natural wooden materials to construct an arched bridge for the Gulou Waterfront resort providing access for small fishing vessels.

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architecture | 5 months ago

Studio Jencquel restores 100-year-old heritage Balinese house that celebrates slow-living and Nature

‘The House of the Full Moon’ is a 100-year-old property which has been restored and refurbished by Studio Jencquel.

architecture | 5 months ago

Dolphin Sand Studio is a pocket-size sustainable retreat in Tasmania, designed by Matt Williams Architects

The Studio is originally conceived as a viewfinder focussing the occupants on the view across Great Oyster Bay, to the Freycinet Peninsula.

architecture | 5 months ago

RLDA finishes house in New Delhi with perforated brick walls and large courtyards

New Delhi-based practice, RLDA has finished a house, which aims to address harsh climate through passive design strategies.

architecture | 5 months ago

Sou Fujimoto unveils design for a community centre with a bowl-shaped green roof in Hida, Japan

Hida Furukawa Station Eastern Development is a local collaborative base designed to enrich the life, leisure and culture of the surrounding residents.

architecture | 5 months ago

WY-TO repurposes an industrial building to address the need for quality affordable housing in Singapore

Calling for Livability seeks to address quality and affordable housing concerns in the evolving business and science park district in Singapore.

architecture | 5 months ago

Steven Holl's new health and cultural centre creates a public park for the community in Shanghai

Promoting healthy living and cultural exchange, the buildings offer green public space to a large adjacent residential community.

architecture | 5 months ago

ODA’s first completed project in Washington DC features cascading terraces with extensive green roofs

ODA Architects has completed its first 10-storey residential building in Washington DC.

architecture | 5 months ago

New BEEAH Headquarters has opened its doors in Sharjah; one of the last projects by late Zaha Hadid

Operational at LEED Platinum standards, the new headquarters has been designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) to achieve net-zero emissions.

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architecture | 5 months ago

BIG is designing the new European Commission Research Centre in Seville with a cloud of solar canopy

BIG’s ‘solar cupola’ wins the design competition for the new European commission research centre in Seville, Spain.

architecture | 5 months ago

Wutopia Lab converts an abandoned pump house into a floating pavilion as a ‘Shrine of Everyman’

Wutopia Lab converted the abandoned pump house at the Dongtanyuan’s Qian Shao Farm of Bright Food Group into Shrine of Everyman.

architecture | 5 months ago

Tonkin Liu draws inspiration from Nature for the façade design of the new energy centre in Manchester

The structural artwork of the Tower of Light and the Wall of Energy, together make a statement about the city’s zero-carbon ambition.

architecture | 5 months ago

Heatherwick Studio’s ‘1000 Trees’ in Shanghai aims to bring commerce, people and Nature together

1,000 Trees is a new mixed-use development designed to emerge like a pair of forest-capped mountains from the waterfront in Shanghai.

news | 6 months ago

OMA unveils its vision for modular hospital, utilising automation and prefabrication, in this video

OMA and Squint/Opera have released the prototype for a low-rise hospital that explores the potential of modularity, prefabrication, and automation

architecture | 6 months ago

Mei Architects injects new life to century old warehouse structure in Rotterdam through mixed-use development

Nine storeys of loft apartments placed upon a monumental warehouse, which is greatly transformed into a mixed-use cultural hotspot, forms a new landmark

architecture | 6 months ago

Wuyang Architecture takes cues from the site’s past while offering new identity through form-making

The design of the Zhujiajiao Tourist Center aims to respond to historical and cultural context of the old town and create an experience of placelessness

architecture | 6 months ago

Earth and Glass House by Studio Lotus is built with a desire to connect its user with outdoors

Interconnected volumes establish a dialogue between the indoors and the outdoors at this weekend retreat.

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publications | 6 months ago

Bill Bensley’s ‘More Escapism’ is the highly anticipated sequel, encapsulating his colourful world

Bill’s second monograph, contains 12 of the studio’s most recent projects across Southeast Asia.

publications | 6 months ago

‘Vo Trong Nghia: Building Nature’ is a career-spanning monograph on Vietnam’s green visionary

This career-spanning monograph in two volumes presents the work of Vo Trong Nghia, one of Asia’s most thoughtful and innovative architects.

architecture | 6 months ago

T3 Architects cloaks this social club, envelop in a ‘Natural curtain’ of greenery in Cambodia

T3 designed the main building on bioclimatic principles proposing different activities around hospitality, entertainment and wellness.

architecture | 6 months ago

ICON and Lake|Flato unveils new generation of a 3D-printed single-family home in Austin, Texas

House Zero is a demonstration project and field trial for ICON’s proprietary concrete wall printing system completed in Austin, Texas.

architecture | 6 months ago

CEBRA finishes the visitor centre with a sloping roof that disappears into the Danish Jutland

The new visitor centre at Skamlingsbanken in Kolding is an architectural portal to the glacial landscape and its history of democratic events.

events | 6 months ago

Event: Melbourne Design Week 2022

MDW celebrates design in an annual 11-day program of talks, tours, exhibitions, launches, installations and workshops across Australia’s design capital.

people | 6 months ago

Francis Kéré becomes the first person from Burkina Faso and the only African to win Pritzker Architecture Prize

Diébédo Francis Kéré, architect, educator and social activist, has been selected as the 2022 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize.

architecture | 6 months ago

Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota develop a house around a ten-metre-tall ficus tree in northern Italy

CRA unveils the Greenary, a private residence built around a ten-meter-tall ficus tree, located at the center of the living space.

architecture | 6 months ago

Plan Associates lifts this office building off the ground to bring daylight and natural ventilation inside

The new headquarter building combines several sustainable strategies responding to its tropical setting of Chiang Mai

architecture | 7 months ago

MVRDV proposes a pink public podium on the Het Nieuwe Instituut rooftop, accessed via a 143-step staircase

A new temporary event location at a height of 29 metres in Rotterdam — the Podium’s visibility will be increased by its striking pink colour.

architecture | 7 months ago

Boldface names are designing Canada’s first all-electric, zero-carbon masterplan in Toronto Quayside

Henning Larsen, Adjaye Associates and Alison Brooks are part of the winning team for the Toronto Quayside Project.

architecture | 7 months ago

CHYBIK + KRISTOF’s design for the tallest skyscraper in the Czech Republic is rooted in its context

Deeply rooted in the historical context of Ostrava town, the tower reconsiders the typology of a skyscraper to serve its multipurpose functions.

architecture | 7 months ago

FGMF injects office building with anti-corporate spirit through abundant greenery on multiple levels

Fleeing the conventional format of office towers, the Girassol Building proposes a gentle architecture in the heart of São Paulo.

architecture | 7 months ago

The Reef, designed by KCAP, aims to combine the Dutch design sensibilities with Singapore’s urban landscape

The Reef at King's Dock is a residential development in the HarbourFront district, proposing an urban village with 429 apartments in ten buildings.

events | 7 months ago

The UQAM Design Centre presents the exhibition Henning Wagenbreth – Graphic Design for All Ages

The exhibition runs from 24th February to 10th April 2022 showcasing .creations of Henning Wagenbreth produced using various printing techniques.

architecture | 7 months ago

Sinas Architects uses xerolithies walls to camouflage this house with the Serifos Island landscape

The design blends the house in its natural environment through steep dirt and gravel slopes, dressed with scattered wild thorny bushes in Greece.

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