With the BENIDORM EMPTY HOTELS photo essay, Manuel Alvarez Diestro “provides a reflection on the devastating effects of the pandemic on the built environment”.
The pandemic has forced us to think hard and get creative to convert our homes from anti-pandemic prisons to friendlier, even productive living spaces. For the RELATED STORIES project, JPAG studio has created colorful billboards placed outside of Beirut apartments and short videos narrating the physical and emotional change each home has undergone.
An eye-catching whirlpool of panoramic stairs snakes through and tops the Fenix Museum of Migration, MAD Architects’ first cultural project in Europe, due to be completed in 2024.
From archi-bullying to flamboyant ego-towers. We look into US elections with a Trumpitecture architectural perspective.
Functionality and playfulness, sober minimalism and a distinct ‘pop’ attitude. Cini Boeri – one of the few female voices and minds defining Italy’s post war architecture and design – has passed away in her beloved city, Milan. In her carrier she pioneered engineering, industrial design and architecture putting people’s intimate joy at the center.
THE DISQUIETED MUSES exhibition showcases documents sourced from La Biennale’s archives cross-pollinating art, architecture, cinema, dance, theatre and music. The displays by Formafantasma combines unpainted frames and tables in plywood, colored textiles and black and white blown up pictures.
Brutalism in Trinity College, Temple Bar’s street art trails and a whiskey distillery in a medieval church. Welcome to Dublin! Explore Eileen Gray’s legacy, cross a Santiago Calatrava’s harp-inspired bridge and discover buildings by Daniel Libeskind, Grafton Architects and more…
The Mayson hotel: ODOS Architects redevelops two neglected buildings in Dublin by drawing on their existing, inherent characters.
McCullough Mulvin architects combined sensitive restoration and contemporary design for the Medieval Mile Museum celebrating the heritage of Kilkenny, Ireland’s ancient capital.
Chinese firm MAD Architects has completed the Gardenhouse residential building that looks like a hilltop village and features the US’ “largest living wall”. White-off pitched roofs and a verdant communal courtyard bring residents together in the heart of Beverly Hills.
THE WHALE museum and whale-watching facility by Dorte Mandrup Architects grows from the ground dissolving the lines between architecture and Norway’s Arctic wilderness while inviting to discover the fabled creatures through art, science and architecture.
A translucent roof and verdant terraces define the massive Xi’an International Football Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects conceived as a temple for sport lovers.
The transparent public toilets by the Pritzker Prize winner are part of a larger project inviting to literally see through and leave behind the usual cliches of parks loos.
The Lahofer Winery brings together the landscape and wine culture of the Moravian countryside in the Czech Republic with a vaulted visitor center, wine making production facilities and an open air venue for cultural events.
From Burning Man’s ‘Empyrean’ temple to Tokyo Olympics and Venice Biennale architectures. 5 unbuilt pavilions we will be able to visit after the pandemic.
A massive explosion in Beirut kills over 200 people razing to the ground hangars in the the Lebanese capital’s harbour as well historical building downtown.
Can a digital architectural platform allow residents to customize their own home while supporting local business in a sustainable way? The Roatán Próspera project by Zaha Hadid Architects features curved roofs and rounded balconies on the Bay Islands in the Caribbeans.
Yves Behar and his team at fuseproject unveiled the design of PROTEUS™, the world’s most advanced underwater scientific research station and habitat conceived as the submarine equivalent of the International Space Station.
Located on a slope overlooking the sea, House of The Sun concept-villa by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos was conceived as a threshold opening the door to infinite space.
The Courbes residential and commercial project welcomes to the city of Colombe, France, with a concert of ondulating balconies.
For the INVISIBLE CITIES lockdown project, Camille Benoit and Mariana Gella have created fictional paper architectures at home.
35.000 cypresses, as many as the victim of COVID-19 in Italy, stand in the ‘SANSIRO 2.0 – A A MONUMENT FOR LIFE’ memorial envisioned by Angelo Renna. The proposal repurposes Milan’s iconic stadium as a silent place for contemplation, saving it from demolition.
Despite controversial announcements, France President Emmanuel Macron said that the new Notre Dame de Paris spire will be built as a replica of the original one which collapsed in a fire last year.
3deluxe’s V-Plaza invites pedestrians, cyclists and skaters to enjoy organically curved levels, oases of tranquility and water features – all surrounded by buildings reinterpreting Lithuania’s architectural heritage.
Tucked in the heart of the Norwegian forest, The Plus factory by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group for urban furniture manufacturer Vestre was “envisioned as a village for a community dedicated to the cleanest, carbon neutral fabrication of urban and social furniture.”
Designed as an architectural reaction to changing weather conditions, architecture firm Snøhetta’s Tungestølen hiking cabin in the western part of Norway on a small plateau overlooks the Jostedalen glacier.
Present and future encounter in MAD Architects’ masterplan for Shenzhen Bay Culture Park. The 51K sqm site comprises cultural and entertainment venues and green spaces dotted by buildings resembling monumental stones.
Despite the pandemic, happy (Virtual) Pride! Companies, architects and designers suggest the business can do more in advocating for the LGBT+ community’s battles.
With social distancing still in place and tensions continuing to rise, London-based artist Marcus Lyall and not-for-profit arts organisation Illuminate Productions have transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office block in London Bridge into ‘Scream The House Down’, a light-responsive public artwork. “Please scream responsibly!”
Peter Pichler Architecture’s Mirror Houses completely disappear in the landscape while providing breakthrough views on the South Tyrolean Dolomites. The floating building’s reflective surfaces are laminated with an UV coating preventing birds collision.