MASS Design Group and conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas have created ‘The Gun Violence Memorial Project’: four houses built of 700 glass bricks, each one representing the average number of lives lost due to gun violence each week in America.
Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…
Our ArchiNorci Pinterest board features some of the best contemporary architecture across Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark.
Giant mystical shards emerge from the desert sands in the ‘Fragments’ installation and temple for meditation and wisdom.
Scalable, sustainable and designed to fluidly welcome 72-to-100 millions of passengers per year. The new Beijing Daxing International Airport by Zaha Hadid Architects features the world’s largest single-building terminal.
Snøhetta designs ‘The Best Weapon’, a public seating commissioned by the Nobel Peace Center encouraging conversation and social intimacy in the UN Headquarters Plaza.
A mosque, a church, a synagogue and a secular visitor pavilion welcome visitors of all faiths at The Abrahamic Family House, an inter religious complex designed as a platform for understanding and coexistence between Muslims, Christians and Jews.
One day seeing trees might be a rare show, like going to the stadium of watching pandas in a zoo. From here, Klaus Littmann’s FOR FOREST project aims to raise awareness on our future by planting a forest in a football stadium pitch in a small city in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia. But far right parties on an electoral campaign attacked the successful art project.
Steampunk, steam-bent timber pavilion combines traditional techniques and mixed reality technologies to to rethink applications of craft in pursuit of their evolution.
On the Bauhaus 100th anniversary, the Bauhaus Museum Dessau opens its doors inviting visitors to explore the heritage of the iconic architecture and design movement.
A giant digitally-designed stool at Musée des Archives Nationales, Sou Fujimoto’s nature-driven architecture, emerging international talents in Vertbois rising creative neighborhood and more… 10 must-see exhibitions at Paris Design Week 2019.
Zaha Hadid Architects’ Niederhafen River Promenade transform Hamburg’s flood protection barrier into a riverwalk carved with white amphitheatres.
Pamela Tan’s PROJECTION: KITE colourful installation explodes the architecture of a kite to create a sense of festivity in Malaysia.
A timber shrine inspired by Japanese ‘torii’ gates and a path of stones floating above the earth but also gigantic mirrored shards emerging from the sand and a Finnish sauna heating up desert party-goers. Burning Man 2019 focuses on transformation and transience with ephemeral architectures.
Cosmological shrines and electronic rituals, psychedelic creatures and monster vehicles flashing trough the sands. Explore Black Rock City, Burning Man’s temporary town rising from its ashes like the phoenix.
Pavilion Le Corbusier in Zürich has reopened after an extensive renovation that brought to life the architect’s final masterpiece. Conceived as ‘a synthesis of the arts’, the building combines art, architecture and life – with colors, iconic furniture and modernist interiors harmoniously blending with the surrounding garden.
In Zürich there is more than it ‘pleases’ the eye! Discover masterpieces by Le Corbusier and Calatrava, a sufers’ bar overlooking the rail tracks but also a container-garden, an unexpected wine fountain and a mesmerizing stain glass by Chagall.
Inflatable plants, stones, and hills populate SKNYPL’s New Korean Garden combining traditional aesthetics with a playful, sustainable and flexible attitude.
From a distance, the Potemkin Theatre looks like a colorful abstract home… “But there is more than it meets the eye,” explain at Maich Swift Architects.
An alien spaceship and a ‘Sambadrome’ defying gravity laws, concrete Mayan pyramids, a giant white whale ready to jump into the sea and Copacabana iconic patterns. UNESCO has named Rio de Janeiro first World Capital of Architecture! Pack your luggage and explore the best contemporary architecture of the Brazilian metropolis!
California-based studio Rael San Fratello has re-imagined the the US-Mexico border wall installing pink seesaws that allowed children and adults from both sides to play together.
“Unexpectedly, from my experience, the strongest street art lovers are generally older people who find a new way to live their city evaluating its aesthetics and social potentials, while younger generations harness art from Social Media,” says to Archipanic Italian street artist Peeta.
From an inflatable permanent lunar settlement to a Sputnik replica making some noise at Burning Man festival. We rounded up some of the ultimate and most visionary moon-inspired designs and architectures.
Millennial’s friendly interior design for ASICS’ Amsterdam headquarters proactively ensures the wellbeing of employees and visitors, sustainably.
Minimalistic interiors made in stone and wood, and a gravity defying roof characterize Fran Silvestre’s CDN House in Spain.
A design festival on a stunning villa in Côte d’Azur, Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus tours and New York’s celebration of moon landing 50th anniversary but also Venice Biennale and São Paulo Design Weekend. Explore the best events, fairs and exhibitions marking Summer 2019!
Snøhetta has designed 10 architectural elements for the Path of Perspectives Panorama Trail that highlight the unique features of Innsbruck’s spectacular Nordkette mountain range.
World Architecture Festival – WAF 2019 shortlist shows how architects can build a more sustainable future… Starting from a subterranean museum, a treehouse and an eco-airport indoor bio-diversity garden with a 40-metre indoor waterfall.
The ’almost-floating’ Yiwu Grand Theater features large semi-transparent glass sails sheltering from cold winters while allowing ventilation during the summer.
BIG and FREAKS freearchitects have inaugurated MÉCA, a new art-filled public space and innovative urban room overlooking Bordeaux’ waterfront.