"Svart" is the first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – an absolute...
Wiel Arets Architects
WAA has begun construction on the Van der Valk Hotel in Amsterdam’s Zuidas District. The new 240 room hotel stands at a height of 55m; this location of this Dutch hotel chain, expands upon its twentieth-century motel-centric history, while updating its amenities for the twenty-first.
The White Oak Music Hall (WOMH) is a three-stage music complex that sits on seven acres just north of downtown Houston. In addition to the Main Hall and Small Room in the Main Venue, the complex includes The Lawn for outdoor performances and a bar in the repurposed Raven Tower. SCHAUM/SHIEH...
In Berlin, Zalando and Google are only just beginning to actively influence the urban development. On the West Coast of the United States, on the other hand, the influence of large internet companies on urban space is obvious: Seattle is suffering from Amazon's growth, and now the online...
The Jan Michalski Foundation was originally imagined as a small community sheltered beneath a canopy and completely surrounded by nature, an inspirational setting at the foot of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland. Today it offers a unique communal venue that is turned outward to the world at...
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Hyde Park is a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side that is anchored by the University of Chicago. Although the school has been in the midst of a building boom this century, other parts of the neighborhood are also flourishing. Vue53, a mixed-used building designed by Valerio Dewalt Train...
Your votes determined that the John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, is the U.S. Building of the Year 2017.
Plano Humano Arquitectos
The construction of this building came from the desire to have a chapel at the National Scout´s Activities Camp (CNAE), in the municipality of Idanha a Nova, central region of Portugal, for the XXIII National Jamboree of Portuguese Catholic Scouts, which involved about 22,000 participants,...
The Pritzker Architecture Prize has announced that Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima – co-founder of SANAA and the 2010 Pritzker Laureate alongside SANAA partner Ryue Nishizawa – is joining the jury for what is considered "architecture’s highest honor."
"Indeed, bamboo is like a man of virtue. From deep and resolute roots, straight and honorable stems extend toward the sky. When a gentleman contemplates the nature of bamboo, only a feeling of integrity can come to mind." - Excerpt from Planting Bamboo by Bai Juyi
This project is part of the Municipality of Rome’s initiative to redevelop a number of transport depots within the city in conjunction with local public transport authority ATAC. It involves the regeneration of a neighborhood with a weak identity but with good growth potential due to its...
This cabin, perched on a granite outcropping in New Hampshire's White Mountains, is shaped by the landscape. A faceted form bends to the terrain and distant views, and conceals a simple rectangular plan that later accommodates the client's family of four on their weekend outings. I-Kanda...
The National Museum of African American History and Culture – designed by Adjaye Associates in partnership with The Freelon Group, Davis Brody Bond and SmithGroupJJR – has been named the Overall Winner in the Beazley Designs of the Year 2017.
Never Built New York, on display at the Queens Museum until February 18, is a 200-year tour through the New York City that might have been. Born from the 2016 book of the same name, co-authors and co-curators Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell have crafted one of the most...
Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Designed by Chad Oppenheim and Arthur Casas, the Emiliano Hotel sits on the famed Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. The project fronts one of the most beautiful views in the world while being surrounded on three sides by dilapidated apartment buildings from the 1950s.
Civic Architects & Bright Urban Futures
With the start of 2018, a new iconic structure was opened to the public in Tilburg, Netherlands. The structure forms a public pavilion on the central pier in the old city harbour and serves as a landmark for recreational boats and yachts, visiting the city. The firms Civic Architects & Bright...
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