The Double Duplex was created in response to the cities growing need for alternative housing models due to the rising cost of urban real estate and the need for urban densification within Toronto's established residential neighborhoods.
Architects of Invention
London-based practice Architects of Invention has submitted a design proposal for 500 residential units in Birmingham’s Digbeth area. The practice was approached by Chinese private equity fund PGC- Capital whose The Jewel Court, 77 one-two bed luxury apartments, is already on site in...
During the design phase we strived to preserve the scales of the village. We chose the archetypical form of rural houses. Small independent pavilions were the bases of our spatial system which envelopes all three functions: a nursery, health visitor centre and a surgery.
Civic, a young Dutch architecture firm that was recently founded by members of The Cloud Collective, developed a new concept for history museums. The concept was tested and applied in their proposal for the new national museum of Cyprus competition, which involves a 20.000 m2 archeology museum in...
While renovating the landmarked Landtag (state parliament) in Baden-Württemberg — the first construction of a parliament building in Europe after the Second World War — the plenary hall is to be naturally lit and opened up to the adjacent foyer.
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office has been awarded first prize for their New York Affordable Housing Challenge competition entry. Their project responds to Mayor de Blasio’s priority placed on creating more affordable housing in New York City, by using both new sites and redeveloping existing...
Snøhetta and Casson Mann
The new International Centre for Cave Art in Montignac, France, welcomes visitors to an immersive educational experience of the prehistoric Lascaux cave paintings. Architects Snøhetta and SRA, alongside scenographer Casson Mann, worked closely with a team of archaeologists to create a...
A showcase of knowledge with an international reputation now occupies the corner of Boulevard Jourdan and Rue de la Tombe-Issoire in the south of Paris. Designed by Thierry Van de Wyngaert and Véronique Fiegel, the Jourdan Campus for higher education and research brings unites the Ecole...
When it comes to housing, one of the main problems people are facing in most urban areas today – often places of constant growth and raising housing demands – is a need to choose an apartment typology over single-family houses not because of their desire, but out of necessity.
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Stirling Prize-winning architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has designed an emblematic headquarters for the Metropolitan Police Service in London. The £60m new headquarters is a radical re-modelling and extension of the Curtis Green Building, a 1930s prominent riverside site in...
Keukenhof finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large flows of, mainly international, visitors to the world famous gardens. A striking timber roof leans on two volumes, forming an impressive gateway to the park.
For its new headquarters, The Kapor Center commissioned a design competition to transform an existing 1920s-era office building in downtown Oakland into innovative workspace. The new headquarters had to be an architectural manifestation of the Kapor Center’s core values: connectivity,...
Can we change the world by bringing people together? Of course, we can. The Technology and Health building in Flemingsberg was built with that very ambition in mind. This is where scientists and students from several universities meet to exchange experiences and knowledge.
JUNG Architectures & Simon Buri
The municipality of Meursault is located in the heart of the Burgundy vineyards of Côte de Beaune, in the department of Côte-d'Or. Meursault, a flagship of Burgundy great wines, has an undisputable world-wide reputation, and its "Climats" have been classified as...
NOMOS - Groupement d'Architectes
The building is located on the higher grounds of Geneva’s Mervelet neighbourhood. At the heart of a rapidly changing residential area, the site has the remains of a garden-city with scattered century-old houses and trees.
Tsinghua Ocean Center, a laboratory and office building for the newly established ocean deep-ocean research base of Tsinghua University, is located at the eastern end of the Tsinghua graduate school campus in Shenzhen Xili University Town, and right next to the main campus entrance.
Produced by Kaufman & Broad and located at the level of the Bassins à Flots in Bordeaux, the project is part of an urban development plan drawn up by ANMA (Agence Nicolas Michelin). The program totals 145 rooms and combines a series of 9 duplex townhouses.
gus wüstemann architects
This is a reconstruction of a multi-family house with workshop rooms in the Seefeld area of Zurich. The project is a contextual dialogue with history. The massive stone walls of the 170-year-old house were the starting point for applying new contemporary forms of living.
OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Located in Dubai’s Al Qouz industrial area, Alserkal Avenue was founded in 2007 with the aim of promoting cultural initiatives in the region. Since then, it has become Dubai’s most important art hub with twenty-five galleries and art spaces. Concrete, a new venue, addresses the...
The family consists of a couple and their beautiful Alaskan malamute dogs. This time, our slogan 'Living in a tailored suit' got a special dynamic: the tailoring of our design to the requirements of an ultimate personal experience of living also concerned the arctic...
gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
The "Jiaming Maple Park" ensemble in Beijing has been completed to a design by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). The practice had been commissioned with the project by the client, Jiaming Investment. The new office ensemble, which has achieved LEED Platinum certification,...
AZL Atelier Zhanglei
The building consists of two volumes combined by a roof. Wood is the dominant building material for the facades and in the interior. The overall impression when seen from afar is of a large agricultural barn in the countryside.
Humanitarianism – i.e. activities of support and benevolence amongst individuals – has at its core the belief that mankind is somehow united; that there is something that men and women, independent of gender, religion, race, age or nationality, living across the globe have in common....
Hérault Arnod Architectes
The plot is located at the interface between two very different urban logics: on one side, a modern district made up of wide public spaces and large-sized buildings, on the other, the historical town-centre consisting of smaller slate-roof buildings.
MOCAPE is part of the master plan for the Futian Cultural District, the new urban center of Shenzhen. The project combines two independent yet structurally unified institutions: The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Planning Exhibition (PE) as a cultural meeting point and a venue for...
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