Shortlist Announced For 2015 RIBA South West Awards

A total of sixteen projects have been shortlisted for RIBA South West 2015 Awards, featuring buildings by Glenn Howells Architects, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, AHR, and Stonewood Design. All shortlisted buildings will now be assessed by a regional jury. Regional winners will then be considered for… Sigue leyendo

R & R Studios Lecture & Call to Order Exhibit at the University of Miami School of Architecture

The Tecnoglass Lecture Series, “Call to Order”, continued this Wednesday with a presentation by local Miami architecture firm R & R Studio.  The studio is helmed by husband and wife team Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt, and ope… Sigue leyendo

Sex Is The One Big Problem No Microhousing Architect Discusses In Microtopia

Although I enjoy a good discussion of sex, I will likely still want to see this documentary of microhousing.MicrotopiaImportant to recognize that many cultures traditionally sleep in communal family sleeping rooms yet still manage to procreate. And man… Sigue leyendo

Cornered: London Building Innovatively Addresses Homelessness

To promote its Nightstop program, in which volunteers offer homeless people ages 16 to 25 spare beds, homelessness charity Depaul UK launched a poster campaign Thursday that uses the architecture of buildings to help win the hearts and minds of passers… Sigue leyendo

Open Court Sports Complex by Bahad?r Kul Architects

Location: Kayseri/ TÜRKİYEProject Year: 2010Construction Period:  2012-2013Site Area: 36.782m2Total Floor Area: 1.952 m2Client: Greater Municipality of  Kayseri Photographs : Ket Kolektif / BKA-Bahadır Kul ArchitectsBegin … Sigue leyendo

The Materialists: strasserthun

Materials mood boards in three-dimensional space: punkt6 offers visitors an immersive environment that shifts the paradigm when it comes to materials libraries

Stick a pin in the middle map of Switzerland and the chances are you’ve landed near Thun, a small town that’s home to a big player in terms of materials know-how. Long-established, high-end carpenters and fitters strasserthun invite architects, planners, designers and end-clients to visit them on their home turf at their game-changing new punkt6 […]
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Low-income housing in Los Angeles: A look at the past, present and future

The phrases “public housing” or “low-income housing” do not generally conjure thoughts of architectural innovation. […]

But it doesn’t have to be that way, as several recent housing developments in Los Angeles prove. Instead, they pose the question:… Sigue leyendo