Category: ARCHITECTURE

Sunrise Pavilion / Feldman Architecture

Sunrise Pavilion / Feldman Architecture

Text description provided by the architects. Conceived as a garden pavilion complimenting an existing contemporary guest house, Sunrise was designed to respond to its rugged, remote, and beautiful surroundings. The clients, a newly retired couple, have used the property and guest house as a weekend retreat for years. Admirers of our work, they were

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RMJM’s Grand Mosque and KSA Pavilion Projects Shortlisted for d3 RIBA Gulf Architecture Festival 2020

RMJM’s Grand Mosque and KSA Pavilion Projects Shortlisted for d3 RIBA Gulf Architecture Festival 2020

RMJM Dubai’s Grand Mosque and KSA Pavilion to Feature at d3 RIBA Gulf Architecture Festival 2020 Two of RMJM Dubai ’s projects, the Grand Mosque of Gate Avenue and the KSA Pavilion, were selected to be part of the final shortlist for the upcoming d3 RIBA Gulf Architecture Festival 2020, which will take place in Dubai on 11-13 November 2020. The event is

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Himmelstropfen Pavilion / Christoph Hesse Architects

Text description provided by the architects. These three small pavilions were built on the occasion of the International Day of Biodiversity. This year’s slogan by the United Nations “our solutions are in nature” emphasized “hope, solidarity and the importance of working together at all levels to build a future of life in harmony with nature”. (Quote: United

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New Architecture Trends for 2020 and 2021

New Architecture Trends for 2020 and 2021

The architectural trends for 2020 and 2021 have one thing in common: the commitment to sustainable development and sustainable architecture. Society in general is evolving towards environmental commitment and architectural trends, as a social manifestation, too. The use of recyclable materials, buildings that are self-sufficient and installations of all

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Qishe Courtyard House in Beijing by ARCHSTUDIO.

Qishe Courtyard House in Beijing by ARCHSTUDIO.

This renovation project is located in a hutong within a core old quarter of Beijing . The small Siheyuan (a typology of traditional Chinese residence) with three courtyards measures 15 meters in length and 42 meters in width. Before the renovation, the Siheyuan was old and dilapidated. The basic timber beams and some arched door openings were relatively well

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julien lanoo captures jean nouvel's national museum of qatar as series of rich compositions

julien lanoo captures jean nouvel’s national museum of qatar as series of rich compositions

known for his documentation of architecture across the world, photographer julien lanoo pays homage to jean nouvel in his photo series of the national museum of qatar . the photographer captures the building’s monumental form which expresses inspiration by the naturally-occurring ‘desert rose.’ the museum, which opened its doors to the public on march 28,

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The world’s largest underwater restaurant in Norway was just named one of the ‘world’s greatest places.’ Take a look inside, where diners can watch marine life swim by through a 36-foot window.

The 110-foot-long structure is partially submerged in the sea. Ivar Kvaal The world's largest underwater restaurant in Norway was just included on Time Magazine's "World's Greatest Places 2019" list. Fittingly called "Under," the restaurant — the first of its kind in Europe — has three-foot-thick walls and is designed to withstand harsh weather and rough

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10 projects to watch for in 2020

10 projects to watch for in 2020

1000 Trees - Image Credit: Quingyan Zhu 1000 Trees is conceived not only as a building but as a piece of topography and takes the form of two tree-covered mountains, populated by hundreds of columns. Rather than hiding the columns which provide structural support, the columns emerge at the top of the building as large planters, each holding a handful of

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A New Idea in Architecture? No New Buildings

A New Idea in Architecture? No New Buildings

In the mid-aughts, after acquiring an abandoned tech campus in Mountain View, California, Google tapped Clive Wilkinson Architects to fashion a new corporate campus—Googleplex 1.0—out of it. Courtesy Benny Chan/Fotoworks At its Googleplex headquarters in Mountain View, California, Google has what is arguably one of the most sustainable corporate campuses in

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The Best-Designed New Hotels of 2020

The Best-Designed New Hotels of 2020

A bungalow at Kisawa, which will open on an island off the coast of Mozambique. Image: Courtesy of Kisawa The preeminent design hotel of 2020 is difficult to describe in just one word or phrase. Our newest annual list is curated with something for everyone. Architect Lord Norman Foster (who designed the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center that

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TOP 10 towers and skyscrapers of 2019

TOP 10 towers and skyscrapers of 2019

extending life from the urban streets into the sky, towers and skyscrapers are the most prominent structures of modern cities. in 2019, several towers were proposed and completed by award-winning architects that reveal innovative and creative approaches to verticality. a skyscraper by zaha hadid architects boasted the world’s tallest atrium, while a

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