In case you hadn’t noticed, today is the birthday of the most influential woman in architecture, Zaha Hadid. So you can’t miss this special Round Up with 9 great projects by the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize. The main image is MAXXI Museum in Rome, where Zaha Hadid intended ‘a new fluid kind of spatiality of multiple perspective points and fragmented geometry, designed to embody the chaotic fluidity of modern life’. Check out, Tondonia Winery Pavilion in La Rioja, Spain or the great London Aquatics Centre for 2012 Summer Olympics. Also in London, ROCA Gallery, a space where the main concept is water erosion. Don’t miss Chamber Music Hall, created for solo performances of Johann Sebastian Bach’s chamber music masterpieces or the amazing Guangzhou Opera House, in China. Like pavilions design? take a look at Chanel Mobile Art Pavilion and Burnham Pavilion in Chicago. Finally, revisit one of our AD Classics: Vitra Fire Station. Happy Birthday Zaha!
Five amazing AD Architecture Classics for today’s Round Up. The main image belongs, as you probably know, to Le Corbusier’s most unusual project of his career, Ronchamp. Check out one of Chicago’s icon, Marina Bay by Bertrand Goldberg or the great Milam Residence designed by Paul Rudolph. Don’t miss Walter Gropius masterpiece, the Bauhaus at Dessau. Finally, revisit an excellent example of postmodern architecture, St. Coletta School by Michael Graves.
Is time to remember five of ArchDaily Building of the Year 2009 winners. Like the public facilities category winner: the National Tourist Route Trollstigen by Reiulf Ramstad Architects or the Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi designed by Asymptote. Check out 3HLD’s Zamet Centre in Croatia, winner of the sport category. Don’t miss the cultural category winner, BTEK – Technology Interpretation Center by spanish practice ACXT. Finally, revisit the interior category winner, the amazing Bastard Store designed by studiometrico. Check all the 2009 winners, here.
For today’s AD Round Up we have five great institutional projects. The main image belongs to Audrius Ambrasas’s Swedbank office in Vilnus, Lithuania. Check out, Automotive Intelligence Center designed by ACXT or Sattler Winery located in Tadten, Austria. Revisit, Voest Alpine Office Center by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes. Finally, you can’t miss Media-TIC, an innovative building with a net-like steel structure designed by Enric Ruiz Geli.
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For today’s Round Up we have our 10th selection of previously featured Hotels. The main image belongs White arkitekter’s Stockholm Waterfront. Take a look at Nhow Hotel in Berlin designed by NPS Tchoban Voss. Check out the work of Mats Edlund & Henrietta Palmer in Hölick Sea Resort or Coeur Méditerranée located in Marseille by Jean Paul Viguier Architecture. Finally, revisit Goldenkey Ski Hotel by LEA Invent, designed as a modern interpretation of the classic alpine house and chalet typologies.
For today’s Round Up we have our 1st selection of architecture in the UK. The main image belongs to OSA’s Kunsthülle LPL, a temporary installation for a major new venue for contemporary art in Liverpool. Take a look at Soundhouse by Jefferson Sheard & Careyjones Architects, a building completely enveloped in black rubber. Check out the Hunsett Mill by ACME or Herringbone Houses designed by Alison Brooks Architects. Finally, don’t miss the interesting photographs of Brutalism in the Uk by Andy Spain.
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Time for our first selection of Architecture in China. We have five great projects that you probably missed! Like the amazing Ningbo Historic Museum by 2012 Pritzker Prize, Wang Shu. Revisit the Ordos Art Museum designed by DnA or the CR Land Guanganmen Green Technology Showroom by Vector Architects. Check out the 2,790sqm Barbie Shanghai Store by Slade Architecture. To end our selection, a great project by chinese practice MAD: Hong Luo Club House.
For today Ad Round Up, we have some great leisure projects previously featured in ArchDaily. Here’s five you can’t miss: The Cinema Center in Busan, Korea by Coop Himmelb(l)au, the home of the Busan International Film Festival. Also visit, The Conga Room by Belzberg Architects, a Latin Club in Los Angeles, California or De Borneohof designed by Peter Geusebroek. Don’t forget to revisit Bota Bota in Montreal by Sid Lee Architecture, a ferryboat that used to link Sorel and Berthier in the 1950s and that’s been renovated into a floating Scandinavian spa. Finally check out House of Air designed by Mark Horton.
Back in 2009 we published some great housing projects you can’t miss. Main image belongs to SAKO’s Bumps, a 103,218 square meter housing project in Beijing. Check out the great Mainz Markthäuser 11-13 by Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas or High Line 23 designed by Neil M.Denari Architects. Revisit, St Edward’s University New Residence and Dining Hall by Alejandro Aravena. Finally, don’t forget to visit Ftown Building by japanese practice Atelier Hitoshi Abe.
14 years ago, the world’s most popular search engine, Google, began in California. Today, Google has offices around the world, but in each one the design concept is the same: to create a space that promotes creativity. So, for today’s Round Up we’ve gathered the Google Offices previously featured on ArchDaily. The main image belongs to PENSON’s Google New Super HQ in London, a 160,000sq.ft HQ covers an amazing variation of floors including the Main Reception, a Lala Library, Gymnasium, Cafés & Restaurants, a Town Hall and many other trinkets. Also in London is Google Campus designed by Jump Studios. You must check out Google’s EMEA Engineering Hub in Zurich, Switzerland by Camezind Evolution or the Google Office in Milan designed by Albera Monti & Associati. Finally, revisit our editorial post “The Motherships Are Landing: What Google’s New Headquarters Reveal About Apple 2″.
For today’s AD Round Up we have five great refurbishment projects. The main image belongs to TANK’s La Minoterie, a rehabilitation of an old flour-mill and an industrial building in lofts along the canal of Roubaix. Check out, Loft L designed by adawittfeldarchitektur or Paco De Pombeiro Manor House by Ezzo,a rural hotel located in Felguerias, Portugal. Revisit Church of living by dutch practice Zecc Architecten. Finally, you can’t miss Adaptation of Former Granary designed by medusagroup.
For today’s AD Round Up we’ve compiled previously featured kindergartens projects. You must see, the Leimond Nursery School by Archivision Hironati Studio. Don’t miss, Elisa Valero’s Kindergarten in El Serrallo or the Early Childhood Learning Centre in Wakathuni designed by a group of masters students from the University of Melbourne. Take a closer look to Day Center by spanish practice, FLEXO Arquitectura. Finally in today’s Round Up, revisit La Cabanya Nursery by Lluís Jordà Sala + Sau Taller d’Arquitectura.
For today’s Round Up we have some great pavilions previously featured in ArchDaily. Here’s five you can’t miss: Hypar Pavilion at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with FXFowle or Brittlebush designed by Simon De Aguero. Check out the Plastique Fantastique Installations, these giant plastic bubble installations which take on different shapes in different cities, immediately snatch people’s attention and create a temporary focal point in the city centers. Don’t miss Matthieu Gelin & David Lafon’s, “A Canopy and a Pavilion” at Porte des Lilas. Finally, revisit one of our AD Classics: Barcelona Pavilion by the great Mies van der Rohe.
For today’s AD Round Up we have five great interior projects you can’t miss. The main image belongs to Hania Stambuk’s Pullpo Advertising Agency a refurbishment on the abandoned facilities of a salt factory in Santiago, Chile. Check out, Graduate Aerospace Laboratories designed by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects or McCarthy Residence by Stanley Saitowitz and Natoma Architects. Revisit, BanQ an interesting restaurant design by Office dA. Finally, you must see the amazing Water Pumping Plant Renovation by german architects Wenk und Wiese.
It doesn’t matter if it’s made from steel, wood or concrete, it’s always interesting to watch a work in progress. That’s why for today’s Round Up we’ve selected posts of five great projects when they were under construction. The main image belongs to Jurgen Mayer’s Metropol Parasol, a gigantic wooden structure in Sevilla, Spain. Also check out the construction of the Nanjing Museum of Art & Architecture by Steven Holl or the Porta Fira towers in Plaza Europa by Japanese architect Toyo Ito. If you like steel constructions, don’t miss the Wyly Theatre, designed by REX and OMA. Finally, revisit the construction of “Mountain Dwellings” by BIG.
Five great educational projects previously featured in ArchDaily for our 10th selection. Like The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art designed by Morphosis. The School Bridge by Xiaodong Li main concept is to enliven an old community and to sustain a traditional culture through a contemporary language. You can’t miss Cite du Design by LIN Architects; a facility for research, communication and education in design or BTEK–Technology Interpretation Center by spanish firm ACXT. To finish this Round Up, we have the amazing Ecological Children Activity and Education Center by 24H > architecture.