2014 ~ A Year in Architecture, A Year in Archinect: March

2014 was a great year for architecture, and a great year for Archinect. Our job board saw record growth, reflecting a healthy recovery in the industry following the devastating recession. Issues of human rights, preservation, a… Sigue leyendo

2014 ~ A Year in Architecture, A Year in Archinect: February

2014 was a great year for architecture, and a great year for Archinect. Our job board saw record growth, reflecting a healthy recovery in the industry following the devastating recession. Issues of human rights, preservation, a… Sigue leyendo

Central Park First Stage / Migdal Arquitectos

Architects: Migdal Arquitectos
Location: Via Magna, Huixquilucan, MEX, Mexico
Project Architects: Jaime Varon, Abraham Metta, Alex Metta (Migdal Arquitectos)
Project Area: 55842.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Ian Lizaranzu, Luis Gordoa

Structural Project: CTC Ingenieros Civiles
Foundations: Fuerza Tectonica SA …
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Eight Proposals Offer Scaled Down Solutions for Redeveloping St. Petersburg’s Pier

After public outcry rejected Michael Maltzan Architecture’s winning entry “The Lens,” which sought to replace St. Petersburg Pier with an ambitious sail-like concrete canopy and aquatic habitat, the fate of the structurally inapt inverted pyramid remained in limbo. Now, two years after… Sigue leyendo

Frank Gehry Presents Design for Venezuelan Music Center

With Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in attendance, Frank Gehry presented the model for the future National Center for Social Action Through Music building in Lara state. The project is Gehry’s second in Latin America, following the recently inaugurated Biomuseo in Panamá.… Sigue leyendo

Infinita House / Natura Futura Arquitectura

Architects: Natura Futura Arquitectura
Location: Babahoyo, Ecuador
Project Architect: José Fernando Gómez M
Collaborators: Fausto Quiroz, Luis Roby F
Project Area: 160.0 m2
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: José Gómez

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The 14 Best Articles of 2014

At ArchDaily, we take great pride in bringing our readers the best selection of architectural projects and news stories around, but another big part of our editorial mission also involves giving architects access to the knowledge that will help them… Sigue leyendo

MD House / Alric Galindez Arquitectos

Architects: Alric Galindez Arquitectos
Location: San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro Province, Argentina
Project Architects: Arq. Santiago Alric, Arq. Carlos Galindez, Arq. Federico Lloveras
Project Area: 476.0 m2
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Alric Galindez Arquitectos, Albano García…

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How Simple Earth Blocks Could Revolutionize Construction for the African Island of Pemba

Pemba, a small Tanzanian island off of Africa‘s Eastern coast, is undergoing something of a construction boom. With half of the population aged under 30 and a culture in which a man must build a house before he can get married, a wave… Sigue leyendo

Bingler and Pederson’s Critique of Architecture for the New York Times Sparks Controversy

Earlier this month the New York Times published an editorial written by Steven Bingler and Martin Pederson in which the two discuss how and why architects need to reevaluate the profession. The article centers on how today’s architecture can adequately… Sigue leyendo