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Four Houses in Baleia / Studio Arthur Casas

© FG+SG - Fernando Guerra

Architects: Studio Arthur Casas
Location: Baleia – Praia da Baleia, São Paulo,
Architect In Charge: Arthur Casas
Area: 2340.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra

Saint Roch-de-l’Achigan City Hall / Affleck de la Riva architects

© Marc Cramer

Architects: Affleck de la Riva architects
Location: 7 Rue Doctor Wilfrid Locat North, Saint-Roch-de-l’Achigan, , QC J0K 3H0,
Area: 1560.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Marc Cramer

Savyon House / Michal Sheffer

© Shai Epstein

Location: , Israel
Area: 473.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Shai Epstein

Grha Adhi Media Complex / Atelier TT

© Martin Westlake

Architects: Atelier TT
Location: Bintaro, Muntilan, Magelang, Central Java 56415,
Architect In Charge: Jan Steven Tjandra, Lisa Teo, Arddy Berylian, Dennis Liandy, Duhita Anindya Hanifati, Grace Vania
Site Area: 3500m2
Area: 2900.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Martin Westlake, Dennis Liandy

Falatow Jigiyaso Orphanage / F8 architecture + Gérard Violante

© Vanja Bjelobaba

Architects: F8 architecture,
Location: Bamako,
Area: 891.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Vanja Bjelobaba

Hyundai Card Travel Library / Wonderwall

© Nacása & Partners Inc.

Architects: Wonderwall
Location: , South Korea
Area: 372.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Nacása & Partners Inc.

FCN 2009 / Maria Giuseppina Grasso Cannizzo

© Hélène Binet

Location: 96017 Syracuse, Italy
Area: 115.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Hélène Binet

Hong Kong Velodrome / P&T Group

Courtesy of P&T Group

Architects: P&T Group
Location: Po Hong Road, Tseung Kwan O,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of P&T Group

Beefeater Gin Visitor Centre / Lee Boyd

© Paul Riddle

Architects: Lee Boyd
Location: SE11 5DE, UK
Year: 2014
Photographs: Paul Riddle

CR House / H+H Arquitectos

© Rodrigo Dávila

Architects: H+H Arquitectos
Location: , Bogota,
Project Architects: Eric Halliday, Martin Halliday
Project Area: 711.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photography: Rodrigo Dávila

Shanghai MOCA / Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

© Jeremy San

Architects: Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects
Location: People’s Park, 231 Nanjing West Road, People’s Square, Huangpu, China, 200000
Design Team: Liu Yuyang, Keith Yee, Tynnon Chow, Larry Tsoi
Area: 3900.0 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Jeremy San

Villa el Libertador Príncipe de Asturias Municipal Hospital / Santiago Viale + Ian Dutari + Alejandro Paz

© Gonzalo Viramonte

Architects: , Ian Dutari, Alejandro Paz
Location: Centro de salud municipal Villa el Libertador – Córdoba, Córdoba Province, ,
Design Team: Edgar Ermoli, Damian Durando, Clarita Delfino, Ceci Gaisán
Project Area: 6281.0 m2
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Gonzalo Viramonte

Health Sciences and Student Resources Building at North Seattle College / Schacht Aslani Architects

© Lara Swimmer

Architects: Schacht Aslani Architects
Location: 9600 College Way North, North College, , WA 98103, USA
Principal Architects: Walter Schacht, FAIA; Cima Malek-Aslani, AIA
Area: 46500.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Lara Swimmer

Au Pain Doré / NatureHumaine

© Adrien Williams

Architects: NatureHumaine
Location: Côte-des-Neiges Road, Montreal, QC,
Area: 1500.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Adrien Williams

Craigieburn Library / Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

© Trevor Mein

Architects: Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp
Location: 75-95 Central Park Avenue, VIC 3064, Australia
Area: 4640.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Trevor Mein

North Garden House / y+M

© Nacasa & Partners

Architects: y+M
Location: , Prefecture,
Photographs: Nacasa & Partners

Valdespartera Kindergarden / Magen Arquitectos

© Pedro Pegenaute

Architects: Magen Arquitectos
Location: Calle El Tambor de Hojalata, 50019, ,
Architects In Charge: Jaime Magen, Fco. Javier Magen, Astarte Nuñez (building site, Government of Aragon)
Area: 1808.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute, eNVuelo


Courtesy of El Croquis

EL CROQUIS, number 173, a monograph on MVRDV, is the third monograph produced by the publisher on this office established in Rotterdam. The current publication collects MVRDV‘s most significant works from 2003 to the present −presented in full with several construction plans, and a profusion of photographs and sketches. The monograph is prefaced by an interview with by the architects Charles Bessard and Nanne de Ru, and a critical essay on their work by Aaron Betsky.

Among the buildings and projects featured the most remarkable ones are the Gemini Residences, the Parkrand apartment building in Rotterdam, the rooftop house extension Didden Village in Rotterdam, the Balancing Barn holiday house in Thorington, the Book Mountain in Spijkenisse, the mixed-use centre Glass Farm in Schijndel and the shopping centre Chungha Building in Gangnam