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30 April, 2018 - 23:05
Here are some photos of Summer House in Tisvildeleje, Denmark, by Gehrdt Bornebusch. (Photographs: Flemming Ibsen, who has more in photos of the architect's buildings in his Flickr set.)

summerhouse tisvildeleje, danmark
summerhouse tisvildeleje, danmark
summerhouse tisvildeleje, danmark
summerhouse tisvildeleje, danmark

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X Bridge / Atelier Groundwork Architecture

30 April, 2018 - 22:00
© Bing Zhang © Bing Zhang
  • Architects: Atelier Groundwork Architecture
  • Location: Guanghua Rd, Bai Xia Qu, Nanjingshi, Jiangsu Sheng, China
  • Lead Architects: Bing Zhang, Hang Dai
  • Design Team: Qian Wang, Liang Qiao, Junyu Pan, Cheng Xu, Xufen Cuig, Yuxiang Ni, Kaiqiang Su
  • Structure: 9 M(Span)
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Bing Zhang, Bowen Hou

David Chipperfield

30 April, 2018 - 21:24
David Chipperfield
SSENSE . MONTRÉAL David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © SSENSE Inauguration of SSENSE Montreal, the new five-story space designed by David Chipperfield Architects Milan, using the in-situ sandblasted black concrete and prefabricated concrete furniture, the basis of the concept developed in collaboration with SSENSE. The SSENSE Montreal space will officially open to the public 2 … Continue reading David Chipperfield

Ivy Studio uses simple furnishings to create a "barbershop unlike all others" in Montreal

30 April, 2018 - 21:00

Crisp by Ivy Studio

A dark green marble counter and a grid of tiny circular shelves are among the minimal details chosen by Ivy Studio for the Crisp barbershop in Montreal. Read more

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Toy's Factory / Schemata Architects

30 April, 2018 - 21:00
© Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa
  • Architects: Schemata Architects
  • Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Jo Nagasaka
  • Architecture Team: Shota Miyashita
  • Area: 558.89 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Kenta Hasegawa
  • Furniture Team : Ou Ueno, Seiju Udodaira
  • Construction: TANK
  • Project Management: KONICA MINOLTA JAPAN, INC. (PM)
© Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa

Text description provided by the architects. This is an office we designed for a music label, occupying an entire floor of a building located at a five-road junction in Shibuya where Miyamasuzaka, a sloping street traversing Shibuya station, and Route 246 intersect.

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Vázquez Consuegra

30 April, 2018 - 20:58
Vázquez Consuegra
MEP – Cornavin station transformation . Geneva Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra . Frei Rezakhanlou Architectes International Competition. First Prize. _ Architects: Guillermo Vázquez Consuegra / Frei Rezakhanlou Architectes Collaborators: Angelo Marletta y Cinzia Parrino (coordinadores), Christophe Belardin, Pietro Colonna, Elena López, Gianmarco Bina, Beatrice Messa, Maureen Soupe, Elisabetta Muttoni, Marta Ciabattini, Tiziano Torchia Estudio FRAR: Javier … Continue reading Vázquez Consuegra

Expressions of interest: FESTA 2018

30 April, 2018 - 20:00
Christchurch's FESTA explores the theme 'food and the city' in 2018 and is calling for expressions of interest.

Architects reveal ideas for £15 million refurbishment of Grenfell Tower estate

30 April, 2018 - 19:08

Architects including Adjaye Associates have presented ideas for the refurbishment of the Lancaster West Estate in London, site of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Read more

Belén presents textile-based alternatives to "harmful" sunscreens

30 April, 2018 - 19:02

Belén presents textile-based alternatives to "harmful" sunscreens

Dutch design studio Belén has created a line of all-natural, textile-based products that are designed to be used in place of sunscreen lotions and polyester sunshades.  Read more

Rest Areas for the Weary: 13 Thoughtful Travel Facilities Enhance the Journey

30 April, 2018 - 19:00
[ By SA Rogers in Architecture & Public & Institutional. ]

What happens to the world around us when designers and architects treat even the most humble structures with the same care they’d give to more prestigious buildings? Rest areas are certainly utilitarian, providing much-needed facilities in places like bus stations, highways and stunning scenic routes, but that doesn’t mean they have to be architectural afterthoughts. These 13 examples complement their individual settings, often creating a dialogue between visitors and the location while serving basic needs.

Ureddplassen Rest Stop by Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter

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Drifter Way / Stark Architecture

30 April, 2018 - 19:00
© Krista Jahnke © Krista Jahnke © Krista Jahnke © Krista Jahnke

Text description provided by the architects. What a project, and what a set of clients! Mitch and Foz are two infectiously happy and chilled people with two young kids. They had purchased this 1970's Whistler cabin which had a huge lot, but the building itself needed a lot of TLC. Rather than knock down the building which is so common in Whistler, we set about planning to renovate the existing building and tie it into a new two storey modern warehouse / industrial extension. The zoning of the site allowed for an additional auxiliary building to the east of the site.

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LRARCHITECTES

30 April, 2018 - 18:28
LRARCHITECTES
Housing BO . Walhain LRARCHITECTES . photos: © Maxime Vermeulen A field, a volume, two houses. This project has the particularity of housing two families who bought a field together in a small Belgian village. _ This project is inspired by the historic rural constructions in its implantation, in its volume and its materiality. A … Continue reading LRARCHITECTES

Genieve Figgis

30 April, 2018 - 18:02
Genieve Figgis
Hercules and omphale (after Boucher) . 2018 + Almine Rech Gallery In Figgis’ work the procedure is similar to a complex alchemy that often makes the pictorial material feel as if it has dribbled then melted like candle wax. Shapes dissolve into each other, blurring body contours or backdrops as surely as they would be … Continue reading Genieve Figgis

MIT Press to Make Landmark Architecture Books Freely Accessible Online

30 April, 2018 - 18:00
A selection of out-of-print books are soon to be made available by MIT Press. Image © Niall Patrick Walsh A selection of out-of-print books are soon to be made available by MIT Press. Image © Niall Patrick Walsh

The MIT Press, in collaboration with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is set to digitize landmark out-of-print architecture and urban studies books published by the MIT Press, making them freely accessible online for discovery and research. Aided by a $157,000 grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, MIT Press are enabled to digitize a collection of “image-rich and intellectually prized architecture and urban studies titles” complete with the commissioning of new forewords for the works. Following the project’s completion, MIT Press intends to distribute a minimum of 25 titles for free on several platforms, including its own ebook service.

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Concéntrico 04 | Plastique Fantastique

30 April, 2018 - 17:53
Concéntrico 04 | Plastique Fantastique
and more . Logroño + Concéntrico 04 Concéntrico is the Logroño International Festival of Architecture and Design, a reflection on the urban environment and the city. This year’s edition, Concéntrico 04, takes place from 27 April to 1 May 2018. The Festival invites you to explore the city through installations, exhibitions, discussions, activities and performances, … Continue reading Concéntrico 04 | Plastique Fantastique

Horizon Media Expansion / A+I

30 April, 2018 - 17:00
© Magda Biernat © Magda Biernat
  • Architects: A+I
  • Location: Hudson Square, New York, NY, United States
  • Area: 120000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Magda Biernat
  • Founding Principals: Brad Zizmor & Dag Folger
  • Senior Associate: Phil Ward
  • Associate: Tony Moon, Cheryl Baxter
  • Designers: Brita Everitt, Filip Szafranski , Kyle Digby, Bren Galvez-Moretti, Ryan Erb, Dylan Hames, Margarida Baptista
  • Interior Designer: Helle Maach
  • Lighting Designer: Lighting Workshop
  • Mep Engineer: AMA Consulting Engineers
  • Structural Engineer: Severud Associates
  • Telecom Consultant: TM Technology Partners, Inc.
  • Gc: Reidy Contracting Group
  • Cost Consultants: VVA Project Managers & Consultants
  • Code Consultant: Milrose Consultants
  • Audio/Visual: Presentation Products, Inc.

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Burning Man founder Larry Harvey dies aged 70

30 April, 2018 - 16:59

Larry Harvey

Larry Harvey, the man who founded Burning Man festival, has passed away after suffering a stroke. Read more