An events forum, a cafeteria and an experiment space have been added to the the existing library building with its distinctive, net like and dissolved concrete facade. A designed landscaped plateau surrounds the circular structure and is set apart from the structure by a concentric light band.
With a completely re-conceptualized conversion and extension, the Wadden Sea Centre - gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site - has recently been opened to the public in Ribe on the west coast of Denmark. At the new Wadden Sea Centre, internationally renowned Danish architecture firm Dorte...
Stefano Boeri Architects
Nanjing Green Towers, promoted by Nanjing Yang Zi State-owned National Investment Group Co.ltd, will be the first Vertical Forest built in Asia. Located in Nanjing Pukou District (an area destined to lead the modernization of southern Jiangsu and the development of the Yangtze River economic...
Hugo Kohno Architect Associates + Interdesign Associates
The Midwest Commodity Exchange Center is a trade center for metal products located at the center of the Xi'an International Trade & Logistics Park. MCEC is composed of seven buildings Hugo Kohno Architect Associates set special design codes for these buildings.
BEHF Architects of Vienna has won an Honorable Mention in the first annual AAP American Architecture Prize, which recognizes the most outstanding architecture worldwide. The architects won in the category Architectural Design /Commercial Architecture for their project Shopping Nord.
The “Modelwijk” project includes the layout of a master plan and the renovation of a social housing community of about a thousand homes for the Foyer Laekenois and BGHM. The competition brief was to develop a vision for the phased revaluation of the Modelwijk district Heysel,...
The property is located on a very busy intersection. An intervention in the existing building use class made possible better light and sun exposure conditions. In order to defuse the “T”-point, a V-shaped courtyard has been cut into the building. The paths to the access balcony and...
The farm offers a new type of leisure activity for children and parents in Moscow, educating children about the natural world through direct contact with nature. The Urban Farm is set to be a major step in the development of VDNKh – including a completely new building (rather than a...
All the rehabilitation services for people with mental illness are grouped in this building composed by the repetition of a 6m wide spatial module. An economic and energy-sustainable constructions system, the domestic scale and the warmth of the interior spaces added to the closed relationship...
Even from far away, the new sculpture in the office complex “die welle” draws attention to itself, inviting further exploration. It is an attraction that promotes the urban integration of the office complex within the adjacent inner city district.
OMA, Barcode Architects, Clement Blanchet Architecture
Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville is a public library for the metropolitan region Caen la Mer in Normandy, France. The 12,000 m2 multimedia library is located at the tip of the peninsula that extends out from the city of Caen to the English Channel.
Stendardo Menningen Architectes
Situated on a slight slope, the building is located in the center of a public park surrounded by several communal buildings. The image of the east entrance of the site has been requalified by the new construction whereas to the west, bleachers connect the building to the new esplanade.
In the tall pine forest of Northern Sweden, where the tricolored tree trunks stretch up to the soaring crowns, a new addition to the renowned Treehotel has opened. Hovering ten meters above the ground within the tree canopy, the Snøhetta-designed 7th room provides its guests with a...
The Science Island X-building integrates the island with the city and the river. The X-building is a game changer, influencing and transforming Kaunas waterfront. The X-building is part of the wider urban environment and doesn’t create the syndrome of the "island within the island."
Manuelle Gautrand Architecture
Gaumont-Pathé commissioned Manuelle Gautrand to renovate the Alésia cinema. The recently completed project opens a whole new chapter of contemporary and innovative cinema architecture. The cinema resumes its position within the city.
Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects
Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects are delighted to have been recognized by the Leading European Architecture Forum (LEAF) for their development at Pembury Circus, which has been awarded the title "Best Mixed Use Development" at the
Steven Christensen Architecture
The design for Liepāja Thermal Bath and Hotel originates from a keen interest in the formal associations of the dome throughout architectural history, and more precisely, its role within the typology of the public bath.
Aaron Neubert Architects
Dubbed the “Light Box” for its simple geometry slotted in acknowledgement of the natural solar conditions, the 2,200 sf office for a boutique property management firm discretely slips into the streetscape of tightly packed auto body shops, neon sign fabricators, digital printers, and...
Building a single-occupancy home over a former water cistern was the starting point of the project. The site, subsequently altered over time, reached its final configuration circa 1955. It has two levels, facing south, and has remained unaltered since then.
Spatial practice completed a site-specific light installation in Tokushima, Japan, titled Indigo Waterfall. The permanent fiber optic lighting installation debuted at the Tokushima LED Art Festival 2016 flanking both sides of Kasuga Bridge, creating the perception of indigo ink spilling...
Hamonic+Masson & Associés
The Bassins à flots are a 162 ha niche site, a high-quality port and manufacturing district for which Bordeaux City Council has development plans. Nicolas Michelin’s instructions are to create a link between the site and the horizon and to build on the metaphor of the...
JSWD Architekten, Chaix & Morel et Associés
Built in the 1930s, the “George Eastman” building, originally a dental clinic, is located in Leopold Park, at the heart of the European Quarter of Brussels. By creating a House of European History at this location, the park and its history are brought together with the current...
2gv sensibilidad patrimonial
When confronted with this area of steep slopes, we saw the many possibilities that opened to work with in the face of a large program demanded by the property. The premises were clear: large and bright spaces, to which we incorporate comfortable and efficient.
PONE Architecture's Experience Pavilion at Guangzhou Design Week attempted to rediscover the alternating potential of organized construction. Urged by the question on how to integrate architecture to further interact and blend cities, environments, human beings and space, it created the...
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