Charred Cabin / Nicolas del Rio

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Architects: Nicolas del Rio
Location: , , Valparaíso Region,
Area: 15.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Felipe Camus

Gaudí’s Sagrada Família To Reach Another Milestone

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The Basilica of the Sagrada Família in Barcelona have laid out their planned milestones for the forthcoming year, visualising it in a short film that begins to piece together Antoni Gaudí’s incredible vision. The Sacristy and Raking Cornice will be constructed between this year and next, while new stained glass windows will be installed flooding the interior spaces with evermore coloured light.

HUBflat / CH+QS arquitectos

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Architects: CH+QS arquitectos
Location: , ,
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of CH+QS arquitectos, Elena Almagro

6 Identical Differences / Architectuuratelier Dertien12

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Architects: Architectuuratelier Dertien12
Location: Ploegstraat, 9120 Beveren, Belgium
Architect In Charge: Dieter Haemers and Matthias Laukens
Investors: Gewestelijke Maatschappij voor Huisvesting Beveren
Area: 1002.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Luc Roymans

Thao Dien House / MM++ architects

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Architects: MM++ architects
Location: , District 2, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Project Architects: My An PHAM THI, Michael CHARRUAULT
Construction Team: Cuong LAM QUOC, Triet LE HUU
Area: 280.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Hiroyuki OKI

House in Tajiri 2 / Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates

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Architects: Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates
Location: Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan
Area: 153.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates

Milan Expo 2015: Knafo Klimor-Design Pavilion to Represent Israel

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Knafo Klimor Architects have been chosen to represent at the 2015 Milan Expo with their “Fields of Tomorrow” pavilion. The elongated pavilion, stretching 70 meters across and rising 12 meters high, will act as a “living” billboard revealing Israel’s past and present successes in modern agriculture.

More images and video, after the break.

The Deli Counter / studio Y

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Architects: studio Y
Location: 211/213 Queen Street, VIC 3000, Australia
Design Team: Yaron Kanor, Dana Goldberg
Year: 2014
Photographs: Ashley Feldman

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Courtesy of Instagram User: highlinenyc

Paul Goldberger on the High Line

This past Sunday, New York celebrated the opening of the High Line’s final section. More playful and untamed than its counterparts, the elevated park’s northernmost segment seems to have pleased the critics. As Paul Goldberger explained, the High Line at the Rail Yards is “stunningly refreshing” and “gives you an altogether new, relaxed, low-key way of being on the High Line.” You can read Goldberger’s take on the new portion of the High Line here on Vanity Fair. 

Pernick Academic and Administration Building / Amir Mann- Ami Shinar Architects and Planners

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Architects: Amir Mann- Ami Shinar Architects and Planners
Location: Ramat Gan,
Architect In Charge: Amir Mann
Design Team: Sivan Ravid-Hecht, Associate Architect in charge, Slavik Chokler, Michal Shalom, Hedya Aharonov.
Client: Shenkar College of Engineering and Design: Prof. Yuli Tamir, President; Dror Kave, CEO.
Area: 4250.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Aviad Bar-nes, Gal Dern

Bernard Tschumi Presents Final Design for Grottammare Cultural Center

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In preparation for groundbreaking, Bernard Tschumi Architects have released the final design for the ANIMA (Arts, Nature, Ideas, Music, Action) cultural center in (Ascoli Piceno, ). The 30-meter “perfect square” will offer the Piceno region and the Adriatic coast a public centre for collecting and cultivating the broadest manifestations of artistic, creative and productive culture. 

An animation, the architect’s description and more images after the break.

Square Headquarters / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

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Architects: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Location: , CA, USA
Design Team: Gregory R. Mottola, AIA
Design Principal: Christopher Orsega, AIA
Area: 173450.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Matthew Millman

In Residence: Ricardo Bofill

You’ve seen it before, Ricardo Bofill’s captivating transformation of Spain’s oldest cement factory into his own stunning, Brutalist residence. Now, tour through the home’s most unique spaces with the Spanish architect himself as he shares his story about The Factory in the latest of NOWNESSIn Residence series.

Stockholm Public Library / Gunnar Asplund. Image © Sam Teigen
Stockholm Public Library / Gunnar Asplund. Image © Sam Teigen

Spotlight: Gunnar Asplund

As a professor of architecture at the Royal Institute of Technology and often cited for his contributions to Nordic Classicism, Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund (September 22 1885 – 20 October 1940) was a notable theorist on the most important architectural challenges of his time, first exemplified by his lecture entitled “Our architectonic concept of space.”

Kinoya Restaurant / Jean de Lessard

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Interior Designers: Jean de Lessard
Location: , QC, Canada
Area: 1500.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Adrien Williams

Xten Architecture’s Austin Kelly on Context, Flexibility and Open Source Design

Openhouse, a design by Xten Architecture in California

Xten architecture is a California and Switzerland based practice lead by couple Monika Häfelfinger and Austin Kelly. Recently joining the open source architecture platform Paperhouses with the Box House, Austin Kelly spoke with Paperhouses founder Joana Pacheco about architecture, sustainability, construction and working internationally.

Read on after the break for the interview.

Innovation Center UC – Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL

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Architects: Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL
Location: Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago Metropolitan Region,
Project Team: Alejandro Aravena, Juan Cerda
Collaborators: Samuel Gonçalves, Cristián Irarrázaval, Álvaro Ascoz, Natalie Ramirez, Christian Lavista, Suyin Chia, Pedro Hoffmann
Area: 8176.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Nico Saieh, ELEMENTAL | Nina Vidic

Master Plan Phase Nears Completion for LA Union Station

Open Space View in Forecourt. Image © / Gruen Associates, Courtesy of the County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

The New York office of Grimshaw and LA based Gruen Associates were officially awarded the Los Angeles Union Station master plan in July of 2012 after six initial proposals for the project. Now the Metro Board has begun to finalize plans and move towards implementation, with their Planning Committee scheduled to discuss the proposals in early November. Read on to learn more about how the plan has developed over the past two years and the next steps towards its implementation.