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.
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.
Inspired by terracotta temples found in the Indian state of West Bengal, the Gallery House community centre “is a humane gesture of giving back to the local community, without disrupting the privacy and security of inner functions.”
Under the Burj Khalifa, Zaha Hadid Architects’ Opus building explores “the balance between solid and void, opaque and transparent, interior and exterior”. The project is home to the new ME Dubai hotel, the first and last one in which the late architect created both the architecture and the interior design.
The ‘Can Sau – Emergency scenery’ project by unparelld’arquitectes in Catalonia transforms the ruins of a building into a new public space for various cultural activities and social interactions.
Luxury department store Galleria in Gwanggyo dialogues with the nature and architecture of the new South Korean city inviting visitors to engage with architecture and culture as they shop.
A golden entrance, a psychedelic club and ‘lifted’ facades with imprints of surrounding buildings are the key elements of THE IMPRINT, the new MVRDV-designed art-entertainment near Seoul’s Incheon Airport.