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NYC’s first net-zero school surrounds students with colorful sustainability

Architecture firm SOM recently completed New York City’s first net-zero energy school, a beautiful photovoltaic-clad building that’s also the …

The New Kununurra Courthouse / TAG Architects + iredale pedersen hook architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design of the new Kununurra Courthouse, on the site of the former courthouse, interprets local …

Framing

Container for Urban Living / Atelier Riri

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the land area of 150 sqm Atelier Riri was challenged by their colleagues to design a home by using …

Oita Prefectural Art Museum / Shigeru Ban Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Typical museums are usually a closed building type which prevents the public from knowing what …

Lycée International Nelson Mandela / François Leclercq et Associés

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The figure of the industrial hall,
the long and aerial morphology
of which explains its rational and …

Solstice Point / Nick Baker Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nick Baker Architects have recently completed a mixed use scheme at 86-88 Delancey Street containing 14 …

MuuM Designs Mountain-Inspired Cultural Center in Turkey

MuuM's Erciyes Congress and Cultural Center has been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival Awards in the Culture category for Future …

Corpus Intra Muros / Stefan Hitthaler

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Spaces and objects contain within them the presence of human beings. Human bodies imprint themselves on …

MY80 / Hayball

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> MY80 is an apartment tower with a confident presence in the central business district of Melbourne, …

The Technical Faculty SDU / C.F. Møller

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Technical Faculty is part of the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, and constitutes a …

Nitsche Arquitetos' Full Scale Mural Brings Life to São Paulo's "Blind Walls"

São Paulo 's famed elevated highway, the Minhocão is lauded for its dual use; during the day its serves as a highway, and at night, Sundays and …

São Paulo

Inner City Warehouse / Allen Jack+Cottier

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Allen Jack+Cottier’s bold, sculptural conversion of a 1060 sqm two level inner city Sydney warehouse …

25 Architects You Should Know

As an unavoidable art form, “architecture is one of humanity’s most visible and long-lasting forms of expression,” writes Complex Media. Within the …

Hazel Glen Child and Family Centre / Brand Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Hazel Glen Child and Family Centre uses a vibrant patchwork of glazed bricks, along with various timbers …

Mi3 / Cincopatasalgato

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A house for a a recently married couple. The husband, Gerardo,is the General Creative director and …

House in Wakayama / spray

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The House has been designed for the requirements of living together of two households in Wakayama, …

Laka Competition 2015: "Architecture that Reacts"

Laka Competitions invites designers from around the world to submit their ideas of ‘architecture that reacts’. That means architecture which is able …

Nursery School Pamplona / Pereda Pérez Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> On the kindergarten project in Pamplona the value of the site is a main constraint, without it this …

UNStudio’s Den Bosch Theatre Design Selected Through Public Voting

UNStudio’s design for a theatre in Den Bosch, the Netherlands has been selected through a competition in which the city’s residents voted on one of …

Meadow House / Office Mian Ye

<i>From the designer.</i> The Meadow House visually and physically blends open exterior spaces with intimate private spaces without compromising the …

Planchonella House / Jesse Bennett

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Planchonella House was designed with a simple idea in mind- to create a series of joyful spaces to …

Northern Rivers Beach House / refresh*design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a beachside setting, the architectural brief for this project was to design a contemporary, …

Sketching for Architecture & Interior Design

<i>The following is an excerpt from the introduction of Stephanie Travis' book Sketching for Architecture & Interior Design</i><i>. The book features over 45</i> …

Vincent Callebaut Proposes “Wooden Orchids” Green Shopping Center for China

Vincent Callebaut Architectures have received honorary mention for their “Wooden Orchids” proposal in the International Union of Architects’ (UIA) …

Tropical Box House / WHBC Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A concrete tropical box that embraces the lush jungle. The project was envisioned as an inward looking …