AMO’s First China Exhibition Design Revealed in Beijing

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True Me. Image © Bien Jie, Courtesy of OMA True Me. Image © Bien Jie, Courtesy of OMA

OMA's research and design practice AMO has opened True Me, the studio's first exhibition design in China. Built in the 798 Art Factory in Beijing, True Me explores modern selfie-culture and modes of self-representation through art and media. Organized by App developer Meitu and the Beijing Contemporary Arts Foundation, the exhibition features artworks by Hou Ying, Lu Yang, Maleonn, Xie Haiwei, Ye Funa, Chen Tianzhuo, teamLab, and Theodore Bradley. Celebrating the launch of Meitu’s new logo, the exhibition extends AMO’s interest in studying visual culture.

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An Inflatable Antepavilion Theater is Setting Sail Through London's Canals

4 days 16 hours ago

The 2018 Antepavilion has opened in London, the second in an annual series. Designed and built by Thomas Randall-Page and Benedetta Rogers, the 2018 edition titled “AirDraft” sees an inflatable theater sitting atop a 19th-century barge, creating a floating venue for music and performance in trendy East London.

The scheme was chosen from 132 entries to the competition run by Shiva Ltd and the Architecture Foundation, which asked participants to engage with “the heritage of the Regent’s Canal in innovative ways.”

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murmuro

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2semesters 150entradas 150posts 2semestres · Colégio dos Plátanos . Sintra murmuro . photos: © Pedro Nuno Pacheco . + architizer Colégio dos Plátanos is a school in Sintra which educates children from the age of 3 to 14; the project consists of the expansion and reorganization of the school. Having acquired a set of low … Continue reading murmuro
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Olivos House / TATÚ Arquitectura

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© Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi
  • Architects: TATÚ Arquitectura
  • Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Architects In Charge: Leandro Alegre, Horacio Goday, Martin Olivera
  • Area: 2798.62 ft2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Marcos Guiponi
© Marcos Guiponi © Marcos Guiponi

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The client is a young couple with two small children, the order: their first house built, own, made to measure and for life. They wanted a house of "unique space" integrated and flexible on the ground floor. A large kitchen, a living room with double height, a wild space that at times could operate as a desk, be daily or projection of the living room to expand your area in special events. An interior patio and an isolated battery of services. Upstairs the private rooms highlighting the main room above the rest, with en suite bathroom, dressing room and own terrace.

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RIBA Elects New President following Controversial Campaign

4 days 18 hours ago
RIBA Headquarters at Portland Place, London. Image © wikmedia commons user Cmglee RIBA Headquarters at Portland Place, London. Image © wikmedia commons user Cmglee

Members of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have elected Alan Jones to be their next president, following a turbulent campaign marked by allegations of institutional racism, financial disparity, and fraud. Jones saw off competition from fellow candidates Elsie Owusu and Philip David Allsopp.

Jones, who is a Past President of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects, and the first RIBA president from Northern Ireland, will take over from current RIBA president Ben Derbyshire for a two-year term beginning on September 1st, 2019.

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Pier 17 / SHoP Architects

4 days 19 hours ago
© Ty Cole © Ty Cole
  • Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
  • Mep Engineer: Schnackel Engineers
  • Lighting Consultant: L’observatoire International
  • Landscape Architect: Field Operations
  • Acoustic Consultant: Arup
  • Code Consultant: CCI Code Consultnats
  • Construction Manager: Hunter Roberts
  • Facade Consultant: RA Heingtes & Associates. Enclos
  • Civil Engineer: Langan Engineers
  • Ancillary Pier Engineer: McLaren Engineering Group

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The Floating Island / OBBA & Dertien12

4 days 20 hours ago
© Kyungsub Shin © Kyungsub Shin
  • Architects: Dertien12, OBBA
  • Location: Bruges, Belgium
  • Lead Architects: Sojung Lee& Sangjoon Kwak(OBBA), Tom Gantois(Dertien12)
  • Project Team: Hwangjong Yeo(OBBA), Jason Slabbynck(Dertien12)
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Kyungsub Shin
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Esporles House / Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes

4 days 21 hours ago
© José Hevia © José Hevia
  • Architects: Sio2 Arch y Toni Montes
  • Location: Illes Balears, Spain
  • Authors: Santi Ibarra, Toni Montes, Lluís Ortega, Xavier Osarte, Esther Segura
  • Design Team: Juan Gándara, Oriol Vives, Jordi Ribó
  • Area: 2475.7 ft2
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: José Hevia
  • Quantity Surveyor: TRAM
© José Hevia © José Hevia

Esporles House belongs to a set of Sio2Arch projects that explore the convergence of landscape and domestic space. The project is built in Esporles, Majorca, on a site with a strong slope. The volume has a U shape forming a new exterior landscape that becomes part of the section of the house. The ground qualifies the interior, making it permeable, and the architecture organizes the exterior, making it inhabitable.

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