O25?s “Future Logistics Building” Wins Second in Prologis 2030 Competition

OFFICETWENTYFIVEARCHITECTS (O25) has won second prize the Prologis’ 2030 Design competition, which challenged participating firms from seven European countries to redefine what logistics buildings may look like in the future.
O25′s proposal utilizes a site similar to characteristic distribution sites, under the… Sigue leyendo

Pxathens – Six Thresholds / Buerger Katsota Architects

Architects: Buerger Katsota Architects
Location: Athens, Greece
Design Team: Stephan Buerger, Demetra Katsota, Stephanos Conidaris, Flavian Lekkas, Francisco Serodio, Mladen Stamenic
Consultants: Panagiotis Panagotopoulos (structural engineers), TETRAS AE (m/e engineers), Greenways (landscape architects) L+DG (lighting architects)
Area: 840.0 sqm…
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Villa Bondö / Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

Architects: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
Location: Gravsjon, 435 39 Mölnlycke, Sweden
Design Team: Fredrik Kjellgren, Joakim Kaminsky, Sanna Johnels
Area: 250.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture

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Apartment Building in Deinokratous Street / Giorgos Aggelis

Architects: Giorgos Aggelis
Location: Kolonaki, Athens 106 75, Greece
Design Team: Anthi Verykiou Charis Laspas, Daphne Karaiskaki, Sofia Kondylia
Area: 2000.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: H. Louizidis

Constractor: Stepsis ate
Collaborator: Magda Habaloglou, Architect

From the architect.… The apartment building Sigue leyendo

Register now for the Field Constructs installation competition in Austin, TX

The international Field Constructs Design Competition is currently open to all emerging architects, designers, landscape architects, and artists for temporary installation proposals for the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in Austin, Texas. If you haven’t … Sigue leyendo

INTECS SPA Headquarters / Modostudio + Studio Cattinari

Architects: Modostudio, Studio Cattinari
Location: Rome, Italy
Area: 3500.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Julien Lanoo, Courtesy of Modostudio, Solange Ermelinda

Structural Engineer: Gilberto Sarti
Mechanical Engineer And Klimahaus Consultant: Michele De Beni
Fire Consultant: Fernando Orlandi
Site Manager: Gaia Grossi…
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AI sport / Leaf Architects Studio

Architects: Leaf Architects Studio
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece
Architect In Charge: Theodoros Gazotzis
Collaborators: Pavlos Tsemperlidis
Area: 106.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Leaf Architects Studio

From the architect.… The store is located on the ground floor of a 7 Sigue leyendo

Archinect’s Lexicon: “Magpie Architecture”

magpie [maɡˌpī], adjective: architecture that is, in the words of Copenhagenize’s Mikael Colville-Andersen, “attempting to attract people to big shiny things that dazzle but that have little functional value in … Sigue leyendo

Dissecting NYC’s transit shutdown after an underwhelming snowstorm

By shutting down New York City’s subways, commuter rail, and roads for this week’s storm-that-wasn’t, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) made the right call. […]

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Guardian Cities, "The Urbanist's Guide to the World" takes readers to cities across the globe. Penned by local bloggers in cities from Manila to Sao PauloTehran to New Orleans, the vignettes are supported by The Rockefeller Foundation and cover everything from "best" and "worst buildings" to cleanliness, soundscapes, and "the best place for a conversation." You can view the interactive guide here.

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The Urbanist’s Guide to the World

A compilation of all posts in the “Urbanist’s Guide to…” series from Guardian Cities, “The Urbanist’s Guide to the World” takes readers to cities across the globe. Penned by local bloggers in cities from Manila to Sao PauloTehran to New Orleans, the vignettes are supported by The Rockefeller Foundation and cover everything from “best” and “worst buildings” to cleanliness, soundscapes, and “the best place for a conversation.” You can view the interactive guide here.

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