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Individual House / N+B Architectes

© Paul Kozlowski

Architects: N+B Architectes
Location: Montferrier-sur-Lez,
Architect In Charge: Elodie Nourrigat & Jacques Brion
Area: 170.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Paul Kozlowski

North City Campus / JWDA

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Architects: JWDA
Location: 8355 Aero Drive, , CA 92123, USA
Design Team: Joseph Wong, FAIA, Matthew Geaman, AIA, LEED AP
Area: 42942.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Brady Architectural Photography , Balfour Beatty Construction

A+U 520: Architecture in Spain and Portugal

From the publisher. In the past three year, the January issue of A+U has focused on 100 works of architecture built in a certain country since 2000 From those selected works , we have witnessed the country’s as well as the era’s distinctive traits. Following Switzerland the Netherlands and Germany, this year we are featuring and .

Cisura House / Manuel Cucurell + Sebastián Virasoro

© Gustavo Frittegotto

Architects: Manuel Cucurell,
Location: , Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Project Team: Guillermina Borgognone, Ciro Rádice, Florencia Rinaldi, Germán Rodriguez.
Construction: Gustavo Farias
Exterior Furniture: Silvestre Borgatello-Estudio Loess
Project Area: 139.0 m2
Project Year: 2013
Photography: Gustavo Frittegotto, Manuel Cucurell

Convertible Courtyards House / Christopher Megowan Design

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Architects: Christopher Megowan Design
Location: VIC, Australia
Area: 70 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Nils Koenning

The Most Popular Projects of 2013

From Zaha Hadid to Sou Foujimouto, from houses to pavilions, from South America to Europe; here are the 20 most popular projects of 2013.

Watch them all after the break.

House in Tousuien / Suppose Design Office

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Architects: Suppose Design Office
Location: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano, Takumi Ota

Pinterest Headquarters / All of the Above + First Office + Schwartz and Architecture

© Naho Kubota

Architects: All of the Above, First OfficeSchwartz and Architecture
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Project Designers: / First Office–Janette Kim, Anna Neimark and Andrew Atwood, with Charlie Able, Benjamin Farnsworth, Rachel Hillery, Mark Acciari, Austin Kaa, Steven Moody, Ewan Feng, Kate Hajash, Brian Lee, Darle Shinsato, Jane Zhu, Fiona Booth, Katie Okamoto, Margaret Zyro
Executive Architect: –Neal Schwartz, Lourdes Garcia, Neil O’Shea, Wyatt Arnold, Erik Bloom, Joshua Yoches
Area: 45000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Naho Kubota, Eddy Joaquim

Besiktas Fish Market Refurbishment / GAD

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Architects: GAD
Location: /Istanbul Province, Turkey
Architects In Charge: Gokhan Avcİoglu & GAD
Area: 320.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of GAD

JA91: Models are Real

From the Publisher. JA91 is a special issue devoted to the architectural model. Today, with the advance of simulation technology, architects possess wide -ranging tools for verifying and communicating their ideas, tools that are, moreover, easy to use. Still, many architects continue even now to construct in various phases of the process from concept design to realization.

35 housings units in Blagnac / Nicolas Laisné + Christophe Rousselle

© Philippe Ruault

Architects: Nicolas Laisné + Christophe Rousselle
Location: ,
Architects In Charge: Nicolas Laisné, Christophe Rousselle
Area: 2,276 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Philippe Ruault

9X9 Experimental House / Studio Archiholic

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Architects: Studio Archiholic
Location: , South Korea
Architect In Charge: Younghan Chung
Design Team: Boram Kim
Area: 93 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Kim Jaekyeong

San Francisco Fire Department Headquarters Proposal / The Open Workshop

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A fire station typically is organized into two distinct zones – one that reaches outwards to the city and acts as a monumental symbol of protection, and one that contains the hidden inner workings of the station. In a large headquarters, with a diverse set of programs each with their own unique spatial requirements, such a strategy of containment is untenable. 

A+U 518: Norwegian Architecture Toward Sustainability

The latest issue of one of our favorite magazines, A+U, has just arrived to the ArchDaily office from . This issue’s main theme is “Norwegian Architecture Toward Sustainability,” in which you can find projects previously featured by AD, like the amazing Trollstigen National Tourist Route by Reiulf Ramstad Architects, Rintala Eggertsson’s Seljord Watchtower and Høse BridgeJektvik Ferry Quay by Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk, Helen & Hard’s Vennesla Library and Culture House, the Statoil Regional and International Offices by a-lab and many more. Full info + content after the break.

Heydar Aliyev Center / Zaha Hadid Architects

© Iwan Baan

Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
Location: , Azerbaijan
Design: Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher
Project Designer And Architect: Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu
Client: The Republic of Azerbaijan
Area: 101801.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Iwan Baan, Hufton + Crow, Hélène Binet


2014 by archimappublishers and ArchDaily provides an overview of the most fascinating modern developments in contemporary architecture. Each project exemplifies the efforts of architects and designers to make life better and more sustainable.

Meier: Richard Meier & Partners, Complete Works 1963-2013

From the Publisher. From his early days as one of the “New York Five,” has been a central figure in contemporary architecture; this updated 2013 trade edition of the XL version is published in the occasion of the firm’s 50th anniversary. With the Getty Center and more recent buildings such as the Jubilee Church in Rome, Meier has established a reputation for expanded the horizons of contemporary American architecture while maintaining his rigorously rational approach to design and detailing. Known for carefully conceived grid plans and frequent use of white, Meier is a master of light, space, and volume, able to adapt his style to very different circumstances and locations.

Mark Magazine #46

We recently received the latest issue of Mark Magazine.  This issue’s main theme is “Into the Wild, Breaking new ground in Pioneertown”. In this edition you can find in depth previously featured projects by AD, like Torus by Norisada Maeda,  The Umeå Art Museum or the work of Australian practice, Lyons. Full info after the break.