Z. House in Mantova / Vittorio Longheu

Architects: Vittorio Longheu
Location: Via Giovanni Dè Cani, 46100 Mantova MN, Italy
Photographs: Federica Bottoli

Collaborators: Marcello Bruno, Roberto Bona, Barbara Vivian, Ugo Rossi, Mattia Ferrari, Davide Mantovani, Alessia Verrua
Lighting: Viabizzuno srl
Stone Floors And Cladding: Pibamarmi srl…
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Dream Hotel / Studio Puisto Architects

Architects: Studio Puisto Architects
Location: 33870 Tampere, Finland
Year: 2014
Photographs: Marc Goodwin, Patrik Rastenberger

Interior Design: Studio Puisto Architects
Construction: Cajamäki Oy

From the architect.… Dream hotel is designed as an upscale extension to the popular Dream Hostel. The Sigue leyendo

Get a drone’s eye view of Foster + Partners’ Masdar City in Abu Dhabi

UK/Dubai-based media company Electric Lime Productions recently released a film for the Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi called “The Arcology”, defined as “a vision of architectural design principles for very densely populated habitats (hyperstructures)”T… Sigue leyendo

Los Angeles’ historic places, made accessible and searchable for all

It’s not uncommon to live in Los Angeles and still feel like a tourist. The author and seminal California-commentator Carey McWilliams remarked that it took seven years of living in Los Angeles before he no longer felt in exile, and the city has … Sigue leyendo

Radiant / Z Architecture

Architects: Z Architecture
Location: Caluire-et-Cuire, France
Area: 2185.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Jonathan Letoublon

From the architect.… After more than 20 years of use, the Radiant Bellevue had to be rehabilitated to adapt to current standards and practices (change bleachers, Sigue leyendo

Kickstart this! Archinect’s Kickstarter picks for February 2015

It’s already time for the next round-up of Kickstarter and crowdfunding projects for Archinect’s curated Kickstarter page. Check out this month’s list right below.BOOKNITURE- Furniture Hidden in a BookDesigned by Hong Kong-based MIKE/PLATEAUS, BOOKNITU… Sigue leyendo

Michael Maltzan Looks to the Future

Los Angeles is a place that is “conducive to making ideas and forms at the same time,” asserted Michael Maltzan during a talk yesterday at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum in Los Angeles. Part of the museum’s ongoing lecture ser… Sigue leyendo

Riga 2014 Pavilion / U-R-A | United Riga Architects

Architects: U-R-A | United Riga Architects
Location: Esplanāde, Centra rajons, Rīga, Latvia
Architect In Charge: Austris Mailitis
Design Team: Jānis Ielejs, Simone Riccomi, AndraOdumāne / Mailitis A.I.I.M.
Area: 458.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Austris Mailitis

Contractor: Ramirent Baltic …
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Curtin University Masterplan First to Receive 5 Green Star-Communities Rating in Australia

The Curtin University Master Plan has become the first project to receive a 5 Star Green Star-Communities Rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). The plan sets forth a strategy for the renewal of the University’s main campus in… Sigue leyendo

Príncipe Real Apartment / fala atelier

Architects: fala atelier
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Design Team: Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares
Area: 60.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

From the architect.… The client bought an old apartment in Lisbon’s downtown. Although charming at the first Sigue leyendo