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the greenland center by nikken sekkei forms shanghai’s largest urban park

November 16, 2018 macnadusa 0

located above a two-line subway station, the shanghai greenland center by architecture office nikken sekkei forms the city’s largest urban park at approximately 20,000 m2. merging nature with human activity, the complex encloses various commercial facilities through a roof of cascading terraces and slopes topped with trees and other types of greenery. all images courtesy […]

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Bayes Centre / Bennetts Associates

November 16, 2018 Daniel Tapia 0

The Bayes Centre is a pivotal piece of the University of Edinburgh’s estate set to transform Edinburgh city center into one of UK’s most dynamic places for tech, attracting the highest caliber of international experts in data science and artificial intelligence. The 9,500sq m building is part of the University’s investment into world-class facilities on its Potterrow campus, following the much-lauded Informatics Forum and Dugald Stewart Buildings designed and delivered by the practice’s Edinburgh studio in 2008.

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Bayes Centre / Bennetts Associates

November 16, 2018 Daniel Tapia 0

The Bayes Centre is a pivotal piece of the University of Edinburgh’s estate set to transform Edinburgh city center into one of UK’s most dynamic places for tech, attracting the highest caliber of international experts in data science and artificial intelligence. The 9,500sq m building is part of the University’s investment into world-class facilities on its Potterrow campus, following the much-lauded Informatics Forum and Dugald Stewart Buildings designed and delivered by the practice’s Edinburgh studio in 2008.

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Bayes Centre / Bennetts Associates

November 16, 2018 Daniel Tapia 0

The Bayes Centre is a pivotal piece of the University of Edinburgh’s estate set to transform Edinburgh city center into one of UK’s most dynamic places for tech, attracting the highest caliber of international experts in data science and artificial intelligence. The 9,500sq m building is part of the University’s investment into world-class facilities on its Potterrow campus, following the much-lauded Informatics Forum and Dugald Stewart Buildings designed and delivered by the practice’s Edinburgh studio in 2008.

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West Kowloon HSR Station Photographed Through the Lens of Kris Provoost

November 16, 2018 Eric Baldwin 0

Architect and photographer Kris Provoost recently captured new photos of Aedas and Andrew Bromberg’s West Kowloon HSR Station in Hong Kong. Provoost lives and works in Shanghai, and his new series of photographs show how visitors are brought into the heart of Hong Kong as the majestic structure overlooks Victoria Harbor. Integrating abundant green space and different viewing platforms, the project creates an urban park in the midst of Hong Kong’s city center.

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West Kowloon HSR Station Photographed Through the Lens of Kris Provoost

November 16, 2018 Eric Baldwin 0

Architect and photographer Kris Provoost recently captured new photos of Aedas and Andrew Bromberg’s West Kowloon HSR Station in Hong Kong. Provoost lives and works in Shanghai, and his new series of photographs show how visitors are brought into the heart of Hong Kong as the majestic structure overlooks Victoria Harbor. Integrating abundant green space and different viewing platforms, the project creates an urban park in the midst of Hong Kong’s city center.

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West Kowloon HSR Station Photographed Through the Lens of Kris Provoost

November 16, 2018 Eric Baldwin 0

Architect and photographer Kris Provoost recently captured new photos of Aedas and Andrew Bromberg’s West Kowloon HSR Station in Hong Kong. Provoost lives and works in Shanghai, and his new series of photographs show how visitors are brought into the heart of Hong Kong as the majestic structure overlooks Victoria Harbor. Integrating abundant green space and different viewing platforms, the project creates an urban park in the midst of Hong Kong’s city center.

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Kamyaran House / Rashed Azizi, Mohammad Kazerani + Gozar Architectural Design Studio

November 16, 2018 Rayen Sagredo 0

The fundamental challenge of the peoples of small towns with agricultural careers is the dichotomy between urban and rural life.
The Majority of these people have some kind of service job in the city and practice their ancestors’ occupations at the same time. They tend to use the possibilities the progress associated with urban life, and at the same time, dream for the nostalgia of living in the countryside. In the “Kamyaran House” project, the bipolarity of life [and, in fact, the wishes of the employer] has been the foundation of the design process.

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MVRDV breaks ground on ‘radio tower & hotel’ in new york

November 15, 2018 macnadusa 0

MVRDV has broken ground on its first project in the US, a colorful 22-story building conceived as a ‘vertical village’. located at 2420 amsterdam avenue in new york’s washington heights neighborhood, the project combines hotel, retail, and office programming within a series of vibrantly stacked blocks. the colors have been chosen to reflect the character […]

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IIM-B New Classroom Complex / Mindspace Architects

November 15, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

IIM-B New Classroom Complex

The classroom block is proposed above an existing building along the main movement axis of the campus. The primary design intent of the classroom block was to strike a chord with the existing campus. The existing columns were strengthened and some new columns were added along the periphery of the proposed building without obstructing the existing building.

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The Design Of The Tacuri House Was Inspired By The Surrounding Landscape

November 15, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Bicubik   Gabriel Rivera Arquitectos have completed the Tacuri House, a single-family home in Quito, Ecuador, whose design was inspired by the natural environment and the surrounding Algarrobo trees, giving place to the architectural concept: “living amongst the trees”.   Photography by Bicubik Stepping inside the front door, and it quickly becomes apparent that the […]

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The Design Of The Tacuri House Was Inspired By The Surrounding Landscape

November 15, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Bicubik   Gabriel Rivera Arquitectos have completed the Tacuri House, a single-family home in Quito, Ecuador, whose design was inspired by the natural environment and the surrounding Algarrobo trees, giving place to the architectural concept: “living amongst the trees”.   Photography by Bicubik Stepping inside the front door, and it quickly becomes apparent that the […]

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A Garden Runs Between The Two Wings Of This House In France

November 15, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Philippe Biolatto   PietriArchitectes have designed a new single floor house that’s located in the village of Puy-Sainte-Réparade in France.   Photography by Philippe Biolatto The house has been divided into three buildings, with two of them connected. The first building is the garage, which can be seen from the carport that overhangs the driveway. Photography […]

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A Garden Runs Between The Two Wings Of This House In France

November 15, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Philippe Biolatto   PietriArchitectes have designed a new single floor house that’s located in the village of Puy-Sainte-Réparade in France.   Photography by Philippe Biolatto The house has been divided into three buildings, with two of them connected. The first building is the garage, which can be seen from the carport that overhangs the driveway. Photography […]

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MVRDV’s Radio Tower & Hotel for New York constitutes colourful Lego-like blocks

November 15, 2018 Eleanor Gibson 0

Dutch firm MVRDV has broken ground on its first project in the US: a mixed-use “vertical village” made up of yellow, blue, red and green brickwork volumes. Construction work has started on the 21,800-square-metre tower at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, in the Washington Heights neighbourhood towards the northern tip of Manhattan. Designed for local developer YoungWoo

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P 1113-4 / AEA_Atelier Espace Architects

November 15, 2018 Rayen Sagredo 0

The site is located between a 25 m wide road to the north and a 12 m road to the south. In addition, the site is located in the newly built new city.The 25-meter wide road centered on the vehicle is a psychological boundary between the new city and the residential neighborhood of the northern suburbs.

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Roger Scruton calls for “necessary change of culture” in UK architecture

November 15, 2018 India Block 0

Roger Scruton, chair of the UK government’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission, has called on architects to reject modernism in order to save cities. In his speech for the inaugural Colin Amery memorial lecture, Scruton said that a “necessary change of culture in the architectural and building professions” could not happen without a re-evaluation of

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