AD Recommends: Best of the Week

Courtesy of Preston Scott Cohen

Here are five great projects you may have missed last week. Check them all after the break.

Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen
Located in the center of the city’s cultural complex, the program for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building posed an extraordinary architectural challenge: to resolve the tension between the tight, idiosyncratic triangular site and the museum’s need for a series of large, neutral rectangular galleries (read more…)

© Stéphane Chalmeau

School of Arts / Tetrarc Architects
Within the School of Arts is red conch music and dance theater on the first floor and exhibit space located on the second floor. The connection between these two horizontal planes is clearly the highlight of the interior. In an almost amoeba like form, the stairs transport you from the lobby to the exhibition space above (read more…)

©New York Times- Tony Cenicola

AD Classics: Orange County Government Center / Paul Rudolph
Famous on all ends of the architectural spectrum, the Orange County Government Center takes Paul Rudolph‘s fundamental ideas of the houses he designed decades before to a much larger scale. This fascinating architectural structure was built to be the office and government of Orange County in New York, containing everything from records to a Department of Motor Vehicles for the state (read more…)

© Pablo Vicens

Ponferrada Church / Vicens + Ramos
The fundamental premise of the project has been the faithful implementation of all the functional and symbolic requirements demanded by the new provisions adopted by the liturgical reform. The chapel is presented as the protagonist of the set. It is located at the point of maximum visibility and accessibility, facing the Rose Garden (read more…)

© Seunghoon Yum

Green Weaving Club House / Hyunjoon Yoo Architects
Golf is a sport that makes people who usually ride on cars and walk on sidewalks or asphalts return to nature and be united with it. In particular, a club house is space where people talk, eat, change clothes, or take a bath in a tub while viewing the nature. The club house provides people who live dry lives in modern times with Utopia-like space before Industrial Revolution (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Recommends: Best of the Week" 15 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=89345>

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