Video: Michael Graves furniture for Capital Health

We have talk a lot lately about Michael Graves, his Wounded Warrior Home Project and his thoughts on hospital room design, mentioning briefly about his initiative to create beautiful and functional furniture for hospitals. This video takes a closer look at the furniture Graves has designed for Capital Health, including discussions and reviews by healthcare […]

House W-DR / GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten

© Fay Pynaert Architects: GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten Location: Frans De Potterstraat 9 – 9000 Ghent, Belgium Completion: 2011 Site area: 162 sqm Built area: 234 sqm Photographs: Fay Pynaert, Philippe Brysse, GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten © Philippe Brysse The rear building of the house, dating from the early 20th century, is no longer adapted […]

Wafra Living Complex / AGi Architects

Courtesy of AGi Architects The design for the ‘Wafra Living’ complex by AGi Architects won the first prize in the future project/residential category in the WAF 2011 competition. The proposal consists of a high rise building set back from the street and an L-shaped building defining the street edge, conceived to maximize privacy within the […]

Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, disciple of Luis Barragan, dies at 80

Legorreta continued the tradition of architect Luis Barragan, who died in 1988. Like Barragan, Legorreta used bright colors, massive solid walls, courtyards and geometric cutout windows to interact with Mexico’s abundant sunlight.

Europan 11 Proposal: Havenkwartier / Maas Architecten

Courtesy of Maas Architecten Located at the southeast of the historical city center in Havenkwartier Deventer, the site for the project by Maas Architecten is marked by a remarkable building: the Hoge Silo. Accompanied by the Zwarte Silo, an elevator building and several other industrial buildings, the Hoge Silo and the present inhabitants of the […]

Architecture For Humanity / Comenzar el 2012 ayudando

Pinche aquí para ver el vídeo Los fines de año suelen ser bastante emocionales y analíticos, en especial viendo en retrospectiva las acciones que hemos desarrollado a cabo del año y estudiando si acaso éstas beneficiaron a nuestro prójimo. Teniendo encima de un Año Nuevo 2012, queremos mostrarte una manera interesante de ayudar al resto, […]

Casa Dúplex en Tokito / Hidehiro Fukuda Architects

Hidehiro Fukuda Architects Arquitectos: Hidehiro Fukuda Architects Ubicación: Hokkaido, Japón Ingeniería Estructural: Ryozo Umezawa-Umezawa Superficie: 152 m2 Fecha: 2006 – 2010 Fotografías: Hidehiro Fukuda Architects Esta casa se configura en base a dos volúmenes con un espacio central que funciona como un pasaje interior. Para este espacio se seleccionó un material transparente que permite sentir […]

Photography: Museum der Kulturen / Herzog & de Meuron by Duccio Malagamba

© Duccio Malagamba Duccio Malagamba shared with us his photographic work on Herzog and de Meuron’s Museum der Kulturen. His photos not just provide us with more images on this exciting design, but allow us to really appreciate the stunning details and architectural elements shown such as its historic walls and beautiful rooftop of irregular folds. […]

Fire Station In Weert / BDG Architecten Ingenieurs Zwolle

© Alex Mulder Architect: BDG Architecten Ingenieurs Zwolle Location: Weert, The Netherlands Client: BrandweerWeert Completion: 2011 Photographs: Alex Mulder      ground floor plan The new fire station of the district Weert has a role as District Office and it is the base of the fire-brigadeWeert. The new building is located on the same plot […]

How to Move a 340-Ton Rock through Los Angeles County

Earlier this month, we caught sight of one of Richard Serra’s massive sculptures in transit. The mammoth gallery piece appeared conspicuously out of context, parked on its side between the wheels of a truck and caving downward like a rusted iron valley, its two warped ends swooping to the sky. As our own Kelsey Campbell-Dolloghan […]