A Modern “Kibbutz” House / Henkin Shavit Architecture & Design

Architects: Henkin Shavit Architecture & Design
Location: Lohamei HaGeta’ot, Israel
Architect In Charge: Henkin Irit, Shavit Zohar
Area: 200.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Yoav Gurin

From the architect.… The project is planning a residential unit in a continuing generation neighborhood, Sigue leyendo

Centre Pompidou Considers Libourne Outpost

The south west French city of Libourne may soon get its own pop-up Pompidou. Reports indicate that the Libourne satellite outpost would be similar to the one currently underway in Malaga, Spain (soon to open in March 2015). If the deal is passed, the city would host the museum outpost in a former 40,000-square-meter military academy, though renovation costs are excepted run high - nearing €6 million. The city’s mayor Philippe Buisson is reaching out to regional and national authorities requesting financial assistance. 

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Read the Urban Land Institute’s full report on the micro unit housing trend

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently published a report titled “The Macro View of Micro Units”, which shares the latest findings in the revived trend of micro dwellings in the United States. The report arose from a ULI Foundation research grant that… Sigue leyendo

Preserving England’s history in concrete

This week, English Heritage … listed 14 late 20th century office developments as historic monuments. The buildings, all constructed between 1964 and 1984, will now be protected from summary demolition or insensitive remodeling, standing as examples o… Sigue leyendo

Vilnius SPA – Anykš?iai / SP Architektu Grupe

Architects: SP Architektu Grupe
Location: Anykščiai, Lithuania
Design Team: Saulius Pamerneckis, Vytautas Pliadis, Marius Bliujus, Vitalijus Rudokas, Gintė Pamerneckienė
Year: 2014
Photographs: Raimondas Urbakavičius, Genadij Ignatovič, Diana Garbačauskienė

Constructor: Vilmantas Aidžiulis
Client: UAB “Anšilas”
Site Area: 44,444 sqm…
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Get Lectured: Rensselaer, Spring ’15

Archinect’s Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015Archinect’s Get Lectured is back in session! Get Lectured is an ongoing series where we feature a school’s lecture series—and their snazzy posters—for the current term. Che… Sigue leyendo

A First Look at the Shortlisted Bristol Arena Proposals

Grimshaw, IDOM, Populous, Feilden Clegg Bradley, White Arkitekter and Wilkinson Eyre are among five international design teams who’ve been recently shortlisted in a RIBA-organized competition to design the £90 million Bristol Arena, a 12,000-seat indoor entertainment venue set to open by 2017. At this point, the proposals remain… Sigue leyendo

Ontario, California fighting for a stronger airport in Los Angeles’ mega-region

While American airlines carry more than 700 million passengers annually, nobody wants to fly out of his own backyard. Nobody that is, except the citizens of Ontario, California. […]

Ontario wants as many of those potential 30 million passengers as i… Sigue leyendo

Kickstart this! Archinect’s Kickstarter picks for January 2015

Our first Kickstarter list of 2015! Here you’ll find our latest selections of crowdfunding campaigns that piqued our interest for Archinect’s curated Kickstarter page.Parabola ChairAfter two years of development and 15 full-sized prototypes, designer C… Sigue leyendo

141 housings / MDR Architectes

Architects: MDR Architectes
Location: Perpignan, France
Architects In Charge: Sancie Matte, Arnaud Rousseau, Frédéric Devaux
Area: 9900.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Mathieu Ducros

From the architect.… The project is located within the Northeast limit of Perpignan, giving it the image Sigue leyendo