Two houses, two schools and one tennis club. All of the with amazing eco-friendly green roofs. Check them all after the break.
Mill Valley Hillside / McGlashan Architecture
The Mill Valley Hillside project is a residence for three generations, in two separate dwellings, under one green roof. It brings the grandparents closer to their children and grandchildren, yet carves out spaces tailored to each generation. Upstairs is formal, quiet and dramatic (read more…) (more…)
Since December 14 we’ve featured some great interviews in ArchDaily! So we decided we to put them all together in our fifth interviews Round Up. Check them all after the break.
AD Interviews: Hani Rashid, Asymptote Architecture
We visited Asymptote’s new offices in Brooklyn to interview Hani Rashid. Hani co-founded the firm back in 1989 with Lise Anne Couture, becoming pioneers of the digital revolution. One of their first projects, the NYSE Advanced Trading Floor (2001), explored the relation between virtual and physical worlds starting the debate on the new digital tools in architecture (read more…) (more…)
Our first Flickr Round Up of the year! Remember we will be featuring our selection from our Flickr Pool once a week now. As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.
For the first Round Up of the year, we have five great industrial projects previously featured in ArchDaily. Enjoy them all after the break.
Argos, Building for an Electrical Generator at a Cement Factory / Felipe Gonzalez-Pacheco
In July 2006, the project is the winner of an architectural contest, for the resolution of a “skin” for a technical building containing an self generation electrical plant for cement factory. The Factory wanted to generate also a corporative image with the building. Their purpose became a mutual opportunity to generate an experimentation laboratory of technical possibilities with the material they produce, with very low density concretes (read more…) (more…)
Last day and Round Up of 2010. So to honour this new year, we’d like to show you our second selection of those buildings that will always be a Classic, no matter what year we are. Happy New Year everyone!
AD Classics: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum / Frank Lloyd Wright
Swelling out towards the city of Manhattan, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum was the last major project designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright between 1943 until it opened to the public in 1959, six months after his death, making it one of his longest works in creation along with one of his most popular projects. Completely contrasting the strict Manhattan city grid, the organic curves of the museum are a familiar landmark for both art lovers, visitors, and pedestrians alike (read more…) (more…)
Five amazing photos for our last Flickr Round Up of the year! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.
Five great kindergardens in Europe for our fifth selection of previously featured projects. Check them all after the break.
Rosales del Canal Kindergarden / Magén Arquitectos
The Kindergarden in Rosales del Canal is located in an area of residential growth in the south-west of Zaragoza. This is the first phase of an educational facility that will be completed with the primary education building. In agreement with the criteria on accessibility and preferably south-facing orientation of teaching spaces, the three buildings – Kindergarten, dining hall/gymnasium and primary – are arranged in a U-shape on the perimeter of the plot (read more…) (more…)
Millions around the world will celebrate Christmas today. So we decided to feature our fifth selection of religious architecture, with five amazing churches from Croatia, New Zealand, Chile, and Germany. Check them all after the break.
Pope John Paul II Hall / Randić & Turato
The Church of Our Lady of Trsat is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Croatia. According to the legend, angels transferred the Nazareth Tabernacle of the Holy Family to Trsat on 10 May 1291 where it remained until 1294 when angels transferred it to Loreto, Italy (read more…) (more…)
Finally, we got to 35,000 photos from our Flickr Pool. And in case you didn’t notice, now we are going to feature our Flickr Round Up every week! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.
Yesterday, we featured our most commented articles for 2010. Today, following with our end of year Round Ups, we bring you our most tweeted articles of 2010. Being one of the most important social media in today’s society, Twitter allows you to share whatever you want your friends to see. So after the break, check the articles that you shared the most! (more…)
The year is coming to an end, and after thousands of articles, projects, interviews, news, videos and every architecture-related information we could possibly get it’s time to our last Round Ups of 2010. Today, we’ll feature the most commented articles of this year. Remember that doesn’t mean the best articles, or the best projects, this is just the five articles that you, our readers, decided to discuss. Check them all after the break. (more…)
Five amazing housing project back from 2009 for you to remember, and enjoy. Check them all after the break.
Quinta Monroy / Elemental
The Chilean Government asked us to resolve the following equation: To settle the 100 families of the Quinta Monroy, in the same 5,000 sqm site that they have illegally occupied for the last 30 years which is located in the very center of Iquique, a city in the Chilean desert (read more…) (more…)
With almost 35,000 photos from our Flickr Pool, we decided to feature this section on a weekly basis. So starting today, your Best from Flickr Round Up comes every Thursday! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.
For our 6th selection of previously featured libraries, we have four amazing modern project and one Classic. Check them all after the break.
Surry Hills Library and Community Centre / FJMT
This project is prominently located in the heart of Surry Hills, an inner-city suburb of Sydney whose community is characterised by a diversity of age, income and cultural backgrounds. The architectural context is also diverse: residential apartments, terrace housing, shops and commercial/industrial premises vary in scale though their architectural style is predominantly Victorian (read more…) (more…)
Even in our 6th selection, we still have many amazing office projects from 2009 to share with you. Check them all after the break.
SGAE Central Office in Santiago de Compostela / Ensamble Studio
Spanish architects Ensamble Studio shared with us their building for the SGAE Offices in Spain (the equivalent to the RIAA in the USA). Once again, Ensamble Studio shows us an impressive use of mass, using stacked stone slabs to create an intermediate space with filtered light. It also has a wall built with used CDs on the inside (read more…) (more…)
Five amazing photos from our readers to celebrate our 25th selection of the Best from Flickr. As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.
We have now over 200 Round Up! And with amazing project featured months and even years ago, there’s still a lot to come. Check our sixth selection of previously featured restaurants after the break.
Paladares da Quinta Restaurant / [N2X] Arquitectos
The restaurant and bakery is located in a farm composed of different arborean species of a certain age. Its main purpose was for the visitors to enjoy nature’s changeable and irreverent environment during their stay. For this reason, the area’s history and the existing species’ location was respected and a building was drawn so that it coexists and dialogs with its surroundings, allowing for the present and human experience’s concept and language evolution to be revealed (read more…) (more…)
House in Huentelauquen / Izquierdo Lehmann
This beach house is located on a rural setting in Huentelauquen, Chile, facing the sea from the border of a plain plateau exposed to the strong winds, 40m over the beach. The house was located along this border, sunken to disappear into the landscape, in which only 5 chimneys arise as sea lookouts (read more…) (more…)