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Kimmelman on MASS Design Group's Open-Air Clinics in Haiti

“Architecture and health are inseparable,” says Haitian doctor and founder of Gheskio in Michael Kimmelman’s latest New York Times piece In Haiti, …

The Mexican Moment: The Rise of Architecture's Latest Design Capital

On a recent trip abroad, architect and urban planner José Castillo was struck by a conversation with Mexico’s tourism attaché in Asia. Mexican …

Mexico

Khmeresque / Archium + Kim in-cheurl

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Building a temple of Won Buddhism that is based on Mahayana Buddhism on Cambodia, the Hinayana Buddhist …

Hinduism

2014 AR Emerging Architecture Awards Winners Announced

The Architectural Review has selected the winners of the 2014 AR Emerging Architecture Awards. Now in their 16th year, they are one of the most …

Studio Gang Behind Supertall Tower Planned for Chicago

The City of Chicago has officially linked Studio Gang Architects to the massive mixed-use “Wanda Vista” development planned to rise alongside the …

Skyscrapers

Youth to Youth / batlab

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The idea of the two-staired bedroom-loft, which is acting as the accented main element of the flat, was …

Architecture

CREO ARKITEKTER and WE architecture Shares First Prize for Danish Psychiatric Hospital

CREO ARKITEKTER A/S and WE Architecture has been selected as one of three winners in the first phase for a new psychiatric hospital in Ballerup. …

Psychiatry

Galeria Babilônia 1500 / Rua Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> When we visited the place, since the prospect of deploying the Gallery 1500 and his office in there. I …

Architecture

Rem Koolhaas and the New Frontline of Transformation

When you abandon the countryside in favour of the city, what do you leave behind? In a recent essay for Icon Magazine, OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas …

Architecture

Can You Imagine a City Without Air Conditioners?

Despite Finland’s relatively cool temperatures, climate changes have made heat waves more common in Northern Europe, and the demand for cooling …

Groundlab + WOWHAUS Chosen to Redesign Moscow’s Largest Park

<b>Groundlab</b>, <b>WOWHAUS</b> and <b>Urbanica</b> have been announced as winners of an international competition to redesign Sokolniki Park, Moscow’s largest park. Over …

Russia

San Damián Housing Estate / Chauriye Stäger Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is set in the easternmost part of Santiago, in a rapidly developing pre-Andean district …

Architecture

Barcelona Wins Bloomberg 2014 Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies has awarded its 2014 Mayors Challenge to Barcelona, selecting its plan to deal with the problems of an ageing population …

European Winners of 2014 Holcim Awards Announced

The Holcim Foundation has announced the European winners of its 2014 Holcim Awards for exemplary sustainable design and construction. In light of the …

Innovation Center UC - Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 2011, Angelini Group decided to donate the necessary funds to create a center where companies, …

San Joaquin Valley

Grasshopper to SketchUp

How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

<i>This article from Metropolis delves into China’s urban development of many African cities, and the effect this has had on the architectural quality</i> …

Urban Design

14 Architectural Trends That Will Define The Next Decade

<i>When you think about the future, how do you envision the built environment? According to this article, originally appearing on The Huffington Post as</i> …

San Lucas Pavilion / FRPO Rodriguez & Oriol ARCHITECTURE LANDSCAPE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The San Lucas Pavilion is, fundamentally, a reinforced concrete structure , barely 15 cm wide, which is …

Lightweight Concrete Structure Wins Competition for New Gramalote Market Plaza

In 2010, the town of Gramalote in Colombia was destroyed by a catastrophic mudslide, triggered by heavy rainfall and a series of small earthquakes. …

Bamboo: A Viable Alternative to Steel Reinforcement?

Developing countries have the highest demand for steel-reinforced concrete, but often do not have the means to produce the steel to meet that demand. …

Sustainable Design-Build Projects from Seven Universities Around the World

Interdisciplinary teams from the University of Sao Paulo, Delft University, and five other post-secondary institutions are currently exploring …

Dalarna Media Library / ADEPT

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Dalarna Media Library is organized as a ’spiral of knowledge’ identifying a new library culture that …

Six "Miracle" Materials That Will Change Their Industries

<i>The following six "miracle" materials could be headed straight into your home, office, car and more. Dina Spector at Business Insider recently</i> …

Environmental Recovery of the Llobregat River / Battle I Roig Arquitectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The purpose of the proposal was to identify the principal conditioning factors for the environmental …

The Works of the Late João Filgueiras Lima, Brazilian Icon

Last week one of the greatest icons of Brazilian architecture, João Filgueiras Lima, also known as Lelé, passed away. Photographer Joana França has …

Weddle Gilmore and !melk Redesign Phoenix's Hance Park

Within a decade, the city of Phoenix, Arizona will transform a 32-acre downtown urban park into a vibrant cultural hub. Spanning over one half mile …