Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool / KCAP Architects&Planners

Architects: KCAP Architects&Planners
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Area: 3200.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Ossip van Duivenbode

From the architect.… The ‘Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool’ is an elementary school in Rotterdam’s quarter Kralingen-Crooswijk with children from various ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. The Sigue leyendo

Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool / KCAP Architects&Planners

Architects: KCAP Architects&Planners
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Area: 3200.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Ossip van Duivenbode

From the architect.… The ‘Nieuwe Park Rozenburgschool’ is an elementary school in Rotterdam’s quarter Kralingen-Crooswijk with children from various ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. The Sigue leyendo

NLÉ Wins Competition to Design Financial Headquarters in Lagos

International design firm NLÉ has recently shared its competition-winning design for the financial headquarters of the microfinance bank Credit Direct Limited. Located in Lagos, Nigeria, in the Ikeja district, the bank’s design abandons the forbidding presence of most financial institutions for one that is open and welcoming. This decision not only invites clientele inside, but creates opportunities for adaptation to the tropical weather of Lagos. Read on to learn more. 

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Group8asia Selected to Realize “Verdant Urban Oasis” in Singapore

Group8asia… has recently taken first place in a competition meant to revive the concept of public housing in Singapore. The Punggol Waterway Terraces, so named for the river on which they’re set, will be a sustainable community that aims to Sigue leyendo

How to Fix America’s Infrastructure Problem

With structurally unsound bridges, unsafe dams, and derelict roads becoming increasingly common problems, infrastructure has been brought to the forefront of many political agendas. However, limited funding in this area brings to mind the question of economics: how will improvements to North America’s major trading channels be made without driving the nation further into debt? This is what Jordan Golson addresses in the article, It’s Time to Fix America’s Infrastructure. Here’s Where to Start. Although not all of these infrastructural problems can be resolved in the foreseeable future, according to Golson, however some smaller improvements in the next few years can be a manageable starting point. Read the full article, here.

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Wilcox and Trandafirescu Exhibit PROTOMOMENTS at McGill University

Assistant Professors Glenn Wilcox and Anca Trandafirescu, founders of Ann Arbor-based practice area. – along with their exhibition team of Secil Taskoparan and Ava Wilcox – have premiered PROTOMOMENTS at McGill University.The exhibition … Sigue leyendo

300 Ivy Street / David Baker Architects

Architects: David Baker Architects
Location: 300 Ivy Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Year: 2014
Photographs: Bruce Damonte

Developer: Ivy Grove Partners
Contractor: Cahill Construction
Landscape: Fletcher Studio
Structural Engineer: Murphy Burr Curry
Civil Engineer: Sandis
Lighting Designer: Horton Lees …
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Video: Tour Through Mons International Congress Xperience with Daniel Libeskind

In light of the recent opening of Mons International Congress Xperience (MICX), Daniel Libeskind hosted a private tour through the conference center, explaining his thinking behind the building’s expressive form. The experience was captured on this short film by Spirit of… Sigue leyendo

The Architecture of Product Design: Cross-Disciplinary Sketching Tools

A version of this article originally appeared on the Percolate Blog.…
In spring of 2009, I graduated from architecture school. At the time, the post-recession economy was rough and not much was happening for architects. With an interest in entrepreneurship and technology, Sigue leyendo

Amenagement Des Bureaux Ekimetrics / Estelle Vincent Architecture

Architects: Estelle Vincent Architecture
Location: 136 Avenue des Champs-Élysées, 75008 Paris, France
Photographs: Arnaud Schelstraete

From the architect.… Ekimetrics has implanted its new headquarters on the Champs Elysees. Located the same floor of a clas- sic Haussman building, the new Sigue leyendo