Diego Hernandez

JA97: Curving Line & Surface

From the publisher. 97 is focused on the curving lines and surfaces in architecture. The issue explores the topic through works, an interview, and essays by 10 architects including SANAA, Jun Aoki, TNA, and Junya Ishigami.

The issue, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, also introduces works of architecture with curving lines and surfaces from the past such as Kenzo Tange’s National Gymnasiums for Tokyo Olympics from 1964 and Toyo Ito’s House in Kamiwada from 1977.

Fan Zeng Art Gallery / Original Design Studio

© Yao li-Su Shengliang

Architects: Original Design Studio
Location: , Jiangsu, China
Architect In Charge: Zhang Ming, Zhang Zi, Li Xuefeng, Sun Jialong, Zhang Zhiguang, Su Ting
Design Company: The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tongji University,
Investor: Nantong University
Area: 7028.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Yao li-Su Shengliang

Stone Clubhouse / GRAS Arquitectos

© José Hevia

Architects: GRAS Arquitectos
Location: , Illes Balears, España
Area: 540.0 m2
Year: 2014
Photographs: José Hevia

Corning Museum of Glass / Thomas Phifer and Partners

Courtesy of Museum of Glass

Architects: Thomas Phifer and Partners
Location: The Corning Museum of Glass, 1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830, USA
Area: 100000.0 ft2
Year: 2015
Photographs: Courtesy of Corning Museum of Glass

25 Green / Luciano Pia

© Beppe Giardino

Architects: Luciano Pia
Location: Via Gabriele Chiabrera, 25, 10126 Torino,
Area: 7500.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Beppe Giardino

a+u 534: Caruso St John Architects

From the publisher. a+u March 2015 is a special issue on London and Zurich based Caruso St John Architects, led by Adam Caruso and Peter St John.

The issue features 19 works with a focus on their recent renovation works including the Tate Britain, Millbank Project in London, Chancel at St Gallen Cathedral in , and Liverpool Philharmonic Hall with its first stage recently completed.
The latter half of the issue features their on-going projects in Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and France including Bremer Landesbank and Lycée Hotelier de Lille.

Opening essay, by former editor-in-chief of AMC magazine Dominique Boudet, surveys Caruso St John’s early to recent works. The essay by Jay Merrick, the architecture critic of The Independent, gives us the details of the Tate Britain’s renovation work. Third essay by Adam Caruso talks about his and Peter St John’s method of working with references.

Genre de Vie: A Film About Cycling’s Impact On Urban Livability

Courtesy of Jorrit Spoelstra

Today we are facing environmental issues more than ever. While architects, urban designers, policymakers and thinkers discuss the future of our , more and more people become aware of their own impact and use of space. Genre de Vie is a documentary film about bicycles, cities and personal awareness. Using the bicycle, Genre de Vie delves into how cycling contributes to the future livability of cities.

Watch the full documentary after the break.

Villa Criss-Cross Envelope / OFIS Architects

© Tomaz Gregoric

Architects: OFIS Architects
Location: ,
Area: 340.0 sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Tomaz Gregoric

Courtyard House / ​Aileen Sage Architects

© Tom Ferguson

Architects: Aileen Sage Architects
Location: Paddington NSW,
Builder: Lochbuild
Landscape Architect: Sue Barnsley Design
Area: 200.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Tom Ferguson

a+u 532: Latin America, 25 Projects

a+u 532 issue introduces 25 recent works built in Latin America.

Featured architects include: Rafael Iglesia, Antón García-Abril and Ensamble Studio, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Brasil Arquitetura, Rojkind arquitectos, Una ArquitetosAlejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL.

V-Lodge / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

© Søren Harder Nielsen

Architects: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Location: Ål, Norway
Area: 120.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Søren Harder Nielsen, RRA

House in La Rufina / Santiago Carlos Viale + Daniella Beviglia

© Gonzalo Viramonte

Architects: Santiago Carlos Viale, Daniella Beviglia
Location: Córdoba, Cordoba,
Area: 316.0 m2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Gonzalo Viramonte

Middle Park Studio / Jean-Paul Rollo Architects

© Peter Bennetts

Architects: Jean-Paul Rollo Architects
Location: VIC 3206,
Builder: Mark Projects, Marcus Hamilton
Engineer: Co-Struct, Mark Postill
Area: 51.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Peter Bennetts

Group DCA Office / DCA Architects

© Kapil Kamra

Architects: DCA Architects
Location: Sultanpur, , Delhi, India
Architect In Charge: Amit Aurora, Rahul Bansal
Contractor: DCA Workshop
Area: 413.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Kapil Kamra

Viljandi Festival Arena / ​Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid

© Paco Ulman

Architects: Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid
Location: Talli 2, Viljandi, 71011 Viljandimaa, Estonia
Structural Design : IB Printsiip OÜ, Tonu Peipman, Viljar Sepp
Client: Viljandi City
Area: 2000.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Paco Ulman, E. Riig

House G / Bechter Zaffignani Architekten

© Rasmus Norlander

Architects: Bechter Zaffignani Architekten
Location: Vorarlberg,
Year: 2014
Photographs: Rasmus Norlander

Conversion Hammergut / EM2N

© Roger Frei

Architects: EM2N
Location: 6330 Cham,
Partners : Mathias Müller, Daniel Niggli
Project Leaders: Noémi Necker, Gerry Schwyter (associate), Michael Zürcher
Area: 7000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Simon Menges, Roger Frei

Villa SR / Reitsema and Partners Architects

© Luuk Kramer

Architects: Reitsema and Partners Architects
Location: , Netherlands
Area: 160.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Luuk Kramer, Ronald Tilleman