Over 6,700 migrant workers died in the construction sites of the stadiums and infrastructures built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Such a gigantic figure inspired 1week1project to propose the conceptual evolving “Qatar World Cup Memorial” tower.
Sportwashing describes the practice of individuals, groups, corporations, or governments using sports to improve reputations tarnished by wrongdoing.
Nomadic tents, desert dunes, shipping containers, and traditional Arab caps inspired the architecture of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar stadiums.
Curving geometries and kaleidoscopic interiors define MEV Cabine, the eclectic refuge in the woods that Studio Jean Verville has created for ‘two admirable eccentrics’.
Behind the lattice facade, the five-storey building located in the Bon Pastor neighbourhood in Barcelona houses 54 social light-filled and naturally ventilated apartments.
Archipanic explores the history of the Victorian haunted house, an iconic architecture celebrated in comics, movies, and tv series.
380 colourful tiles compose the canopy of The Solar Pavilion, a gathering space harvesting the sun’s power to offer a new perspective on solar energy.
Wine-making culture, landscape, and contemporary architecture are the inebriating ingredients of ten new Italian wineries on show in Merano.
Büro Ziyu Zhuang’s Chamber Church in China blends archetypical church architecture with contemporary design, divinity, and ritual.
Pitched roofs, wood, and corrugated steel facades, and great views of the surrounding vegetation. Life is sweet at the Murrillo 1665 housing project in Montevideo.
Architecture should merge with the natural landscape instead of standing out against it, believe at MAD Architects. Their Quzhou Stadium submerges itself into nature to welcome everyone to gather and share the sports spirit.
Kraftwerk meet Frank Gehry, Daft Punk perform in space age interiors while Le Corbusier and Xenakis composed a pavilion inspired by the very first electronic music track. We selected 10 projects merging sound and space.
SEE MONSTER by NEWSUBSTANCE studio in Weston-super-Mare, UK, opens to the public, triggering conversations about reuse, renewables, and the great British weather.
Inspired by Neolithic stone circles, the HENGE installation and gathering space “creates a space separate from the outside world.”
Tell me how you read me, and I’ll tell you who I am. This is the motto behind the Archifont graphic design series by Federico Babina.
At first glance, they recall cavernous tunnels, monolithic temples, cathedral-like halls, or empty distilleries. They are the unseen interiors of musical instruments, captured by Charles Brooks for his ongoing project Architecture in Music.
Shaped like a compass rose beacon, the Empyrean Temple rose and burnt in Black Rock City. The architecture featured a tessellation pattern latticework with a hanging lantern flame at its peak.
Burning Man 2022 explores the transformative power of dreams with mesmerizing architecture and design. Am ‘empyrean temple, a grove of geometric trees, space cats, an afro-futuristic shrine and more.
With the Qingdao Business Park, CLOU Architects sculpts an architectural landscape blending office, commercial and social spaces.
The CASAMIRADOR Savassi building might look unexpected within the urban scape of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. But the complex’ sustainable ‘skin’ recalls the nearby ores’ rusty hues, while its pyramidal architecture comes in the familiar shape of a house.
The Polish Pavilion at the 23rd Triennale Milano International Exhibition presents Greenhouse Silent Disco, a greenhouse of the future where sensors capture plants’ reactions to humans and the environment. Such reactions are then translated into a concert of lights and sounds.
Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has announced the design of THE LINE, a 170 km-long metropolis composed of only two parallel mirrored skyscrapers and connected by cutting-edge sustainable technology.
Josep Ferrando Architecture and Gallego Arquitectura rehabilitated the former Reus prison to turn it into the El Roser Social Centre in Tarragona, Spain, that brings together all the city’s social services.
Konstantin Ikonomidis’ Qaammat pavilion celebrates and promotes the Inuit intangible cultural heritage and traditional knowledge of the environment.
Some of the boldest, most beautiful, and most innovative projects from around the world were revealed on the World Architecture Festival – WAF 2022 shortlist. The event will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from November 30 to December 2.
London-based designer Yinka Ilori created a vibrant pavilion named Filter Rays that explores the relationship between light and colour.
Heatherwick Studio and the British National Trust unveiled a pyramidal kinetic glasshouse that literally unfolds to reveal an immense space full of sub-tropical vegetation paying tribute to the ancient trading Silk Route.
BIG transformed a former hospital in Denmark’s largest Refugee camp from World War II into the FLUGT Refugee Museum. Two original elongated buildings are connected by a curve-shaped volume that creates a welcoming structure, visible from afar.
Scenographer Francesca Montinaro designs the set of Eurovision 2022. Inspired by the Italian sun, the stage features a kinetic sun, pyrotechnics light shows, waterfalls and a lush garden plateau inspired by Italian gardens.
Ukrainian studio balbek bureau has developed ‘RE:Ukraine. Monuments,’ a modular, easy-to-install and fast-to-mount protection system for endangered monuments during the war.