Italian Architect Alberto Apostoli signs the renovation of a building in which colors and details of the facade redefine the volume through a geometrical but refined language. The project starts from a building renovation from the 60’s that was partially wrecked by the terrible earthquake that seriously damaged the old town of L’Aquila (the heart […]
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CONTEXT AND CONCEPT Built to replace a 1950s youth center in Joué-le-Tours, France, Le Temps Machine (the Time Machine) is a radical revision and, conversely, homage to the original facility. (An initiative of the country’s first Minister of Cultural Affairs, Gaullist and intellectual André Malraux, such youth centers were an important institution in France.) […]
BIG with additional team members Tess, Transsolar, Base, Transitec and Michel Forgue is chosen to design an 80 Hectare cultural and commercial destination, EuropaCity in France. The new urban center EuropaCity is located between Paris and Roissy in France’s most populated region Île-de-France. EuropaCity will offer a mixture of retail, culture and leisure on an […]
Jensen Liu shared with us his work of Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory. Siivet aurora, the Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory is an architectural project situated in argument between the historic mystic of the northern lights and the urban landmark of Rovaniemi. The stories of the aurora phenomenon may now have a scientific explanation, this has not […]
The head office of this agency is articulated through modular elements, glass partitions and integrated furniture. The facilities include offices, classrooms, workshops and a multipurpose hall. This foundation is located on the central business district of Beijing. The center, hosting administrative and cultural activities, has a simple character combining form with colorful elements. From […]
Japanese architectural firm Coo Planning has designed a private house for a single family in Konan. The house is located in the quiet residential area of Kobe-city, Hyogo prefecture. It is small, but the basic required functional spaces has been efficiently planned and distributed in 3 floors and 1 mezzanine floor. We believe ‘Power of […]
The Concourse Chatswood, located in the heart of Sydney’s North Shore, offers a dynamic range of live arts and entertainment. The project revitalises the heart of the third largest retail precinct in Australia and has become the new iconic, civic and cultural heart of the North Shore. It features a major public open space, a […]
ARCHMOV shared with us their recent completed video 227 Flat. The house was designed by OODA and located in Porto, Portugal. The intention was to make use of void space and play with the light that strongly flows into the apartment… Read more in our earlier story here.
In 2012 Space Group completed the refurbishment of the former industrial building designed by architects Ove Ekman and Einar Smith and erected from 1896 to 1899. This area along the Akers River was historically referred to as Ny York (New York) due to its explosive development in 1858. Today the area reflects a transformation towards a […]
Designed by Jean-Baptiste Pietri, a renowned architect, the H99 skyscraper is the flagship construction worksite of the new Euroméditerranée district which is the showcase for the regeneration of Marseille in France. With its 99,9 meters in height, as suggested by its name, it will be the first residential skyscraper built in France since the 1970s. […]