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Fernanda Castro

Chilean architect from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Projects Managing Editor for ArchDaily.

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Urban Hospice / NORD Architects

03:00 - 22 March, 2017
Urban Hospice / NORD Architects, © Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

© Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk +28

House of 33 Years / ASSISTANT

20:00 - 21 March, 2017
House of 33 Years / ASSISTANT, © Shinkenchiku-sha
© Shinkenchiku-sha

© Shinkenchiku-sha © Shinkenchiku-sha © Shinkenchiku-sha © Tadasu Yamamoto +25

YKK80 / Nikken Sekkei

19:00 - 16 March, 2017
© Ken'ichi Suzuki
© Ken'ichi Suzuki

© Ken'ichi Suzuki © Ken'ichi Suzuki © Ken'ichi Suzuki © Ken'ichi Suzuki +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Japan, 〒101-0024 Tōkyō-to, Chiyoda-ku, Kanda Izumichō, YKK80ビル
  • Design Team

    Tadao Kamei, Koko Nakamura, Tetsuo Tsuchiya
  • Area

    1875.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Ogden Centre / Studio Libeskind

13:00 - 14 March, 2017
Ogden Centre / Studio Libeskind, © Hufton+Crow
© Hufton+Crow

© Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    South Rd, Durham DH1, United Kingdom
  • Architect in Charge

    Daniel Libeskind
  • Engineers

    Arup
  • Area

    2478.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Olympia Place / Holst Architecture + DiMella Shaffer

09:00 - 14 March, 2017
Olympia Place / Holst Architecture + DiMella Shaffer, © Christian Phillips
© Christian Phillips

© Christian Phillips © Christian Phillips © Christian Phillips Courtesy of Holst Architecture + DiMella Shaffer +30

Casa Kwantes / MVRDV

09:30 - 13 March, 2017
Casa Kwantes / MVRDV, © Ossip van Duivenbode
© Ossip van Duivenbode

© Ossip van Duivenbode © Ossip van Duivenbode © Ossip van Duivenbode © Ossip van Duivenbode +31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries, Frans de Witte, Herman Gaarman, Arjen Ketting and Brygida Zawadzka
  • Area

    480.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

7 Moon Hoon Sketches that Have Actually Been Built

06:00 - 8 March, 2017
7 Moon Hoon Sketches that Have Actually Been Built, Courtesy of MoonHoon
Courtesy of MoonHoon

Seoul-based architect Moon Hoon describes his style and attitude towards design as “putting architecture to the edge of art” and having as much fun as possible in the process.

Hoon’s drawing history began 40 years ago, and is a habit he still maintains in the form of diaries or, as he likes to call them, "magic books." All of his interests come together in these books from which ideas emerge and transform into architecture—futuristic fantasies in diary format, with drawings which eventually get constructed in real life.

Keep reading to see some of these drawings and their real-life, built counterparts!

Apartment in Binh Thanh / Sanuki Daisuke architects

22:30 - 6 March, 2017
Apartment in Binh Thanh / Sanuki Daisuke architects  , © Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki

© Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki +40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bình Thạnh, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Architect in Charge

    Sanuki Daisuke, Nguyen Thi Gia Khuong
  • Area

    431.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Tossols Basil Athletics Stadium / RCR Arquitectes

10:55 - 1 March, 2017
Tossols Basil Athletics Stadium / RCR Arquitectes, © Simon Garcia
© Simon Garcia

© Simon Garcia © Simon Garcia © Hisao Suzuki © Simon Garcia +51

Moody Center for the Arts / Michael Maltzan Architecture

12:00 - 24 February, 2017
Moody Center for the Arts / Michael Maltzan Architecture, © Nash Baker
© Nash Baker

© Nash Baker © Thomas Struth © Nash Baker © Thomas Struth +17

Flying House / IROJE KHM Architects

09:00 - 23 February, 2017
Flying House / IROJE KHM Architects, © Sergio Pirrone
© Sergio Pirrone

© Sergio Pirrone © Sergio Pirrone © Sergio Pirrone © Sergio Pirrone +34

  • Architects

  • Location

    Gyeongseo-dong, Seo-gu, Incheon, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    HyoMan Kim
  • Design Team

    Jiyeon Kim, Mihwa Oh
  • Area

    195.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Teachers Village / Richard Meier & Partners

15:00 - 22 February, 2017
Teachers Village / Richard Meier & Partners, © Scott Frances
© Scott Frances

© Paul Rivera © Paul Rivera © Paul Rivera © Scott Frances +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    230 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ, United States
  • Managing Partner

    Richard Meier
  • Associate Partners

    Vivian Lee and Dukho Yeon
  • Project ArchitectsTeachers Village Building 1

    Ananth Sampathkumar and Chris Townsend 
  • Area

    104000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

MA House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales

15:00 - 8 February, 2017
MA House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales, © Sandra Pereznieto
© Sandra Pereznieto

© Sandra Pereznieto © Sandra Pereznieto © Sandra Pereznieto © Sandra Pereznieto +54

Experimentarium / CEBRA

11:45 - 25 January, 2017
Experimentarium / CEBRA, © Adam Mørk
© Adam Mørk

© Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk © Adam Mørk +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tuborg Havnevej, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
  • Area

    2017.0 m2
  • Project Year

    25000
  • Photographs

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville / OMA + Barcode Architects

11:12 - 18 January, 2017
Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville / OMA + Barcode Architects, © Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti
© Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti

© Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti © Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti © Philippe Ruault © Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti +35

Identity Works / Elding Oscarson

02:00 - 18 January, 2017
Identity Works / Elding Oscarson, © Åke E:son Lindman
© Åke E:son Lindman

© Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman © Åke E:son Lindman +9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Kungsgatan 34, 111 35 Stockholm, Sweden
  • Design Team

    Johan Oscarson, Jonas Elding (partners in charge) and Gustaf Karlsson (project architect)
  • Area

    730.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

The Best Architecture Drawings of 2016

09:30 - 9 January, 2017
The Best Architecture Drawings of 2016, Courtesy of RIGI Design
Courtesy of RIGI Design

Courtesy of Pezo von Ellrichshausen Courtesy of Studio Fuksas © OMA Courtesy of Wülser Bechtel Architekten +90

Designing and building a project is a challenge in itself. However, once the project is complete there are also challenges in expressing the project so that it can be understood by a new audience. This is especially true in digital media, where online readers don't necessarily spend the same time reading an article as in print media. Drawings and all new forms of visual representation – such as animated Gifs – play an important role in the project's understanding. 

At ArchDaily we push ourselves as editors to look for the best drawings from the architects that work with us. We are constantly looking to get the best out of the projects we receive to share with the world and deliver knowledge and inspiration to millions of people. The drawings we have chosen are not only visually entertaining but they serve as a way of educating and learning fundamental architectural representations.

Regardless if they are digital or hand-drawn, all the architectural drawings we have selected this year have a sensitive expression, whether it be artistic, technical or conceptual, and they all aim to express and explain the project using simplicity, detail, textures, 3D and color as main tools. 

This year we want to highlight a selection of 90 drawings arranged under eight categories: Architectural Drawings, Axonometrics, Context, Diagrams, Sketches, Animated Gifs, Details and Other Techniques. 

Suvela Chapel / OOPEAA

09:00 - 6 January, 2017
Suvela Chapel / OOPEAA, © Mika Huisman
© Mika Huisman

© Marc Goodwin © Marc Goodwin © Marc Goodwin © Marc Goodwin +26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Espoo, Finland
  • Architect in Charge

    Anssi Lassila
  • Project Architect

    Iida Hedberg
  • Area

    2150.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs