- Using conceptual thinking and highly crafted multifunctional joinery, design practice Catseye Bay has reshaped a diminutive studio into a generous one-bedroom living space.
- Entries are open for the 2017 World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards.
- ArchitectureAU's selection of must-see architecture events, including a comedy show Robin Boyd would have loved and a salon des refusés of the 2016 NGV Architecture Commission entries.
- ArchitectureAU's selection of unmissable design events at the 2017 Melbourne Design Week, including an analogue 3D printing project and iconic Australian innovations.
- The Victorian government has unveiled the 10-day-long program of events for Melbourne Design Week 2017.
- The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today announced that the commission for the fourth annual MPavilion has been awarded to internationally renowned Netherlands-based OMA and will be designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten.
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- ‘Provocative and influential’ Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten have been announced as the architects of the 2017 MPavilion.
- Back in 2002, while studying his architecture degree, Lachlan Nielsen began working for Brisbane-based James Russell Architect. He stayed with the studio for three years and, during his time there, he was introduced to the technique of combining architecture and construction – something he found he had an unrivalled passion for and sought to pursue. […]
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- Respectfully embracing of history and functionally modern, Smart Design Studio's BMA House is part of an extraordinary ongoing relationship.
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- Are you really into sales or design & outdoor living space? We’re looking for an up-and-coming sales Account Manager to join our team and help drive sales and manage key accounts.The post Architectural Sales Account Manager appeared first on Australian Design Review.
- The word’s out and we’re all over it: The Australian Institute of Architects have released the theme, and the first four international speakers, for the hotly anticipated National Architecture Conference in 2017.The theme is ‘Praxis’ – the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted – and the conference will endeavour to explore the processes of thought, engagement and action in architecture and design; gently hinting at the poin
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Aedas has unveiled its plans for Nansha Kingboard Free Trade Zone Mixed-Use Project, a new building sited at the starting point of the ancient Maritime Silk Road in Guangzhou, China.Located on an irregularly shaped plot with views of the Jiaoman River and Phoenix Lake, the 80,762-square-meter building will be composed of a series of stacked geometric blocks in order to create varied silhouettes and capitalize on surrounding views.© Aedas © Aedas © AedasWhile the
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WXY architecture + urban design has unveiled its design for The Peninsula, a five-acre mixed use development for New York City that aims to “create [an] instant [community] with jobs, training, education, and hundreds of affordable apartments.”Created in conjunction with Body Lawson Associates (BLA) for the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Department of Housing and Preservation Development (HPD), the project will feature retail, ligh
- © Alan NicholsonArchitects: Alan Nicholson Design StudioLocation: Yorkville, CA 95494, United StatesArchitect In Charge: Alan NicholsonArea: 2750.0 ft2Project Year: 2014Photographs: Alan Nicholson Structural Engineer: Paul Endres, EndrestudioBuilder: Hawkes ConstructionRammed Earth Walls: John RichardsLandscaping: Ron Lutsko, Lutsko AssociatesEnergy Modeling: Gilleran Energy Management© Alan Nicholson
From the architect. Located in the northern California coastal hills and designed for
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Tadao Ando’s first residential building in New York City—152 Elizabeth—has topped out in Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood. A collaboration with architect and designer Michael Gabellini of Gabellini Sheppard Associates, as well as developer Sumaida + Khurana, the project will feature Ando’s hallmarks, poured-in-place concrete, burnished, metal, voluminous glass, and a living green wall.Conceived as an inner sanctuary w
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ArchDaily is continuing our partnership with The Architectural Review, bringing you short introductions to the themes of the magazine’s monthly editions. In this introduction to the February 2017 issue, Editor Christine Murray discusses craft. Seeking to find parallels between the processes of creating their own magazine and of designing a building, she argues that "there are easier ways to make a magazine, but along paths we choose not to take."Th
- © Cristiano Bauce Architects: Leonardo Ciotta ArquiteturaLocation: R. Vinte de Maio, 1058 - Alto da Bronze, Estrela - RS, 95880-000, BrazilTeam: Leonardo Ciotta, Stela RiegerArea: 230.0 m2Project Year: 2013Photographs: Cristiano BauceStructure: Celso Fernando PeccinElectrical: Edgar Campanher© Cristiano BauceFrom the architect. With an unusual design condition, this residence should house not only the usual functions of a townhouse, but also enough space to support an RV used by the fa
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HHF Architects, in collaboration with landscape architects from Westpol, have won a competition with their design for Jardin Métropole, a 30-meter-tall apartment tower and neighboring green space. Located in Biel, Switzerland, the project is expected to become the symbol of the city and contribute to the area’s general enhancement through its angled cube massing and public element.Based on the theme of a “city garden,” the building will constit
- © Hufton+CrowArchitects: Stanton WilliamsLocation: Kings Cross, London, UKProject Year: 2016Photographs: Hufton+Crow Developer: King’s Cross Central Limited PartnershipDevelopment Manager: Argent (King’s Cross) Ltd Structural Engineer: AKT IIM&E Engineer: GrontmijCost Consultant & Employer’s Agent: Davis LangdonLandscape Architect: Vladimir Djurovic Landscape ArchitectureAcoustics: Arup© Hufton+Crow
From the architect. Designed by Stanton Williams, the Victori
- © Claudia den BoerArchitects: Jan Couwenberg ArchitectuurLocation: Vlijmen, The NetherlandsArchitect In Charge: Jan CouwenbergArea: 192.0 m2Project Year: 2015Photographs: Claudia den Boer© Claudia den Boer
From the architect. In the village of Vlijmen this house was designed for an elderly couple, who wanted to keep on living in this house as long as possible. Therefore, most of the program is located on ground level, on the first floor only a spare bed- and bathroom are being made. Th
- © hyperSity officeArchitects: hyperSity officeLocation: Chaoyang district, Beijing, ChinaDesign Team: Yang Shi, Guoling ZhangArea: 150.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: hyperSity office© hyperSity office
The office of 751D·park is located in the northeast of Beijing, which is transformed from adeclined gas plant built in 1954. The factory is one of the 175 focal state-owned industrial projectsimplemented in the socialist First Five-Year Schema.There was over 1/3gas supply deliv
- © Quang TranArchitects: Sawadeesign StudioLocation: Tuy Phong District, Binh Thuan, VietnamArchitects In Charge: Đoàn Sĩ Nguyên, Huỳnh Huy Tiến, Lê Đình Mạnh, Nguyễn Ngọc Minh QuangArea: 96.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Quang Tran© Quang Tran
From the architect. The Vietnam South Central Coastal area has long been shaped by one-storey houses, which are simple but glamorous. We are not an exception.© Quang
- © Luigi FileticiArchitects: SycamoreLocation: Viale dei Parioli, Roma, ItalyArchitect In Charge: Raniero BottiArea: 295.0 m2Project Year: 2015Photographs: Luigi Filetici Collaborators: Letizia Licastro, Marco Dondolini, Pietro DI Grezia© Luigi Filetici
From the architect. The renovation of an apartment is always a fascinating challenge, then when we get our hands on a penthouse at the one of the most beautiful and representative streets of Rome, a penthouse from which there is even the
Tod Williams + Billie Tsien Win 2017 LongHouse Award, Discuss Design Ideas for Obama Presidential LibraryThe Barnes Foundation / Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. Image © The Barnes Foundation
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have been selected of the recipients of the 2017 LongHouse Award for their “for their outstanding body of work in architecture.”At Wednesday evening’s ceremony, the husband-wife team opened up about the conceptual ideas driving their yet-to-be-revealed design for the Obama Presidential Library. In a lively discussion with Vanity Fair architecture c
- © Jérôme Ricolleau Architects: Wild ArchitectureLocation: 38270 Beaurepaire, FranceLead Architects : ArchiconceptArea: 3300.0 m2Project Year: 2015Photographs: Jérôme Ricolleau © Jérôme RicolleauThe establishment of the project “ESAT Henri Robin” (an organization which provides car through employment) results from the following considerations:
-Lenghtwise establishment in a North/South way, identical to the nearby sites
- © Marcelo Donadussi Architects: Arquitetura NacionalLocation: Rua Fernando Abbott, 866 - Cristo Redentor, Porto Alegre - RS, 91040-360, BrazilArchitect In Charge: Arquitetura NacionalArea: 2115.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Marcelo DonadussiStructural Project: Carpeggiani Projetos EstruturaisMep Project: Asolon Engenharia Projeto Elétrico: Proinst Incorporation: CSR Incorporadora© Marcelo DonadussiFrom the architect. The building is located in the city of Port
Changing Climate, Changing Cities: The New York Times Launches Series on the Urban Effects of Climate ChangeMexico City is home to more than 20 million people. Image © Flickr user kc_aplosweb. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Contrary to some beliefs, climate change is not simply some unidentifiable threat perpetually on the horizon, but a phenomenon that has already had real impact on real world places. To illustrate the effects of our changing environment, the New York Times has launched a new multi-media series called “Changing Climate, Changing Cities,” written by architecture critic M
- © John LindenArchitects: Brooks + Scarpa ArchitectsLocation: 1348 Appleton Way, Venice, CA 90291, United StatesArea: 4700.0 ft2Project Year: 2011Photographs: John Linden General Contractor: Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA – Lead Designer, Principal-in-Charge Ching Luk, Senior Designer, Emily Hodgdon, Structural Engineer: Charles TanSolar Panels: M & M Solar© John Linden
The Yin-Yang House is a single-family home in a quiet Venice, CA neighborhood. The design objective was to crea
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The Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, is celebrating the opening of its new building at 22 Gordon Street with an exhibition of work by visionary architect Sir Peter Cook. Running from 23 February to 10 March 2017, the exhibition marks Sir Peter’s 80th year with a celebration of 80 of his inspired and pioneering projects.Plug-in City / Archigram. Image © Peter Cook
As a founder member of the group Archigram in the 1960s, Peter envisioned
- ©Rory GardinerArchitects: Larissa Johnston ArchitectsLocation: London Borough of Islington, United KingdomArchitect In Charge: Larissa JohnstonArea: 101.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs:Rory Gardiner Structural Engineer: Rodrigues Associates Party Wall Surveyor: Watkinson & Cosgrave Approved Inspector: BRCSContractor: TZ BuildingInterior Styling: Emma Lynne Archer©Rory Gardiner
Located in a conservation area in Islington, this Victorian maisonette has been reconfigured and extende
- Jenny Sabin Studio. Lumen. 2017 (rendering). Winner of the Young Architects Program 2017, MoMA PS1, New York. Image Courtesy of Jenny Sabin Studio
Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio has been named the winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program. Opening on June 27 in the MoMA PS1 courtyard, this year’s construction is an immersive design that evolves over the course of a day, providing a cooling respite from the midday sun and a responsive glo
- There are a couple of key reasons why we’ve seen such a strong push toward hospitality spaces in the workplace – so says Jessica Carr, Haworth’s Head of Place, Design and Experience (Southeast Asia and India). “With mobile technology freeing people to meet in spaces outside of the office, the coffee shop increasingly became a scene to have meetings with both external clients and internal colleagues. The informal nature of these spaces, compared to a typical office meeting
- Award-winning new media studio ENESS is reimagining walls. Their 20-year obsession for what could emerge from the mix of art and technology led to a two-year journey to launching LUMES.LUMES is a light emitting canvas designed to integrate into interior walls and other surfaces imaginable. Their aim is to create immersive experiences that seamlessly blend into any space. LUMES uses LEDs in an elegant way, artfully synchronizing visuals to tell stories through colour and movement.With LUMES, arch
- The Shaw Contract Design Awards program is an annual celebration of the incredible design stories behind global projects. Entries are open to all professional interior design firms, architecture firms, and end users, who have featured a Shaw Contract product in their project.Winners are selected by a panel of independent judges with both geographic and market segment diversity, for either a Market Award or a Global Award. Market Award winners represent the highest caliber of work within an indus
- Inspired by the masters of Japanese minimalist architecture, the Unique tile collection by Feri & Masi offers a contemporary concrete aesthetic and feel.
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- ADR talks to Paul Kelly of Paul Kelly Design – a practice that specialises in hospitality interiors and has designed a number of recognisable establishments across the country, including Darlinghurst's Supper Club, the Betty's Burgers restaurant chain and the Lakes Bar and Bistro in NSW.
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- The low-cost housing model coined Usonia was one of the manifestos of the self-professed ‘greatest architect of all time’ Frank Lloyd Wright.
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- Image above, GT2P Image courtesy of GT2P. Melbourne is again proving itself to be the centre of all things design with the impending extravaganza that will be Melbourne Design Week. This 10-day long program features exhibitions, talks, tours, workshops, parties and other happenings and has been developed by the Departments of Contemporary Design and Architecture and […]
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- Designed according to the philosophy that “less is more,” this layered family home by People Oriented Design offers an engaging contribution to the conversation about twenty-first-century Queensland architecture.
- A proposal for a $22 million luxury tourist resort on South Australia's Kangaroo Island has received planning approval from the state government.
- The third iteration of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation’s MPavilion, designed by Studio Mumbai, aimed to “capture the spirit of the place,” providing spaces for repose and contemplation on the edge of the Queen Victoria Gardens in Melbourne.
- A recent installation by artist Lara Tumak, Imaginary Architecture, asked, “is it possible to create architecture out of nothing more than dreams?” As, Naomi Stead discovers, the installation offered profound observations about urbanity and architecture’s place in popular imagination.
- Houses magazine will host an Our Houses talk in Hobart in March – the first in Tasmania – with speakers from Taylor and Hinds Architects and Make Architecture.
- Since opening their doors onto London’s Regent Street in 2007, the COS fashion label has stayed true to their founding principals of re-inventing classics with modern, timeless, functional and tactile designs. In the ten years since, they have created a global presence and appeal; forged strong connections with the art and design world; and remained at the forefront of social initiatives and industry innovation.“We are proud of how the brand has grown over the last ten years. We are
- A design collaboration between Craig Tan Architects, Bergman and Co and Samantha Eades Design, Hawker Hall is a contemporary Malaysian style restaurant and beer hall for the Lucas Group, located in an inspiring old masonry warehouse on Chapel Street in Windsor.
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- Across Australia, architects are finding that a response to place and the environment forms the foundation of ideas that will remain rock solid. Peter Salhani discovers for Mezzanine.
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- Zobeida. Image © Karina Puente Frantzen
Lima-based architect Karina Puente has a personal project: to illustrate each and every "invisible" city from Italo Calvino's 1972 novel. Her initial collection, which ArchDaily published in 2016, traced Cities and Memories. This latest series of mixed media collages, drawn mainly using ink on paper, brings together another sequence of imagined places – each referencing a city imagined in the book.Invisible Cities, which
- © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Architects: DIONISO LABLocation: Beiriz, 4495, PortugalAuthor: José CadilheTeam: José Cadilhe, Emanuel FontouraArea: 256.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SGEngineering: Abílio RodriguesContractor: Joaquim da Costa Sá© Fernando Guerra | FG+SGFrom the architect. This family house is located in a suburban area of Póvoa de Varzim. It is inserted in a new masterplan characterized by a regular grid that sugge
- Courtesy of K2S ArchitectsArchitects: K2S ArchitectsLocation: Metsäpurontie 4, 00630 Helsinki, FinlandArchitect In Charge: Kimmo Lintula, Niko Sirola, Mikko SummanenArea: 3100.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Courtesy of K2S Architects Interior Design: K2S ArchitectsStructural Design: Pontek Engineering / Kari SaarivirtaHvac: Äyräväinen Engineering / Jukka IssakainenElectrical: Stacon Engineering / Kalevi HämäläinenLandscaping: Näkymä Landscape Arch
- © Ilya KruchininArchitects: A61architects, YYdesignLocation: Tyumen Oblast, RussiaArea: 544.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Ilya Kruchinin© Ilya Kruchinin
From the architect. Due to the fact that the residential building was intended as dialogue between architecture and a landscape, the last one has been chosen as a designing starting point.© Ilya Kruchinin
A main facade hides the whole capacity and scope of the object as its main part is subterranean. When getting near the ent
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