Co-Habitation / Kilo Architectures

© Luc Boegly

Architects: Kilo Architectures
Location: , Morocco
Client: Private
Size: 2000 sqm
Program: 5 Houses and a Collective Farm
Completion: 2011
Office: Kilo Architectures
Photographs: Luc Boegly

Video: Peter Eisenman

YouTube Preview ImageVintage photos and a detailed narration by Peter Eisenman describes the life and work of the University graduate. The documentary was created in honor of Eisenman’s 50th Reunion back in 2006. Nine well-respected colleagues and friends, including Richard Meier and Kenneth Frampton, share their experiences and thoughts about Eisenman. Exclusive video of Eisenman teaching at Yale is also included.

Just in case you missed it, Cornell also produced a documentary featuring Richard Meier. Check it out here.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude “Over the River” Project – Approved to Stretch Across Arkansas River

Photo: Wolfgang Volz // © 1999 Christo

Controversial artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude – known for making large-scale architectural interventions in urban and rural environments – have finally gotten approval from the Bureau of Land Management to construct their most recent project “Over the River”, which will stretch along 5.9 miles along the Arkansas River in Southern .

Read on for details of the project and more images!

Galil Mountain Winery / Weinstein Vaadia Architects

© Amit Geron

Architect: Weinstein Vaadia Architects
Location: Kibbutz Yiron, Galilee,
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 3,700 sqm
Photographs: Amit Geron

Courtesy of LaN + SOLIDO

LaN + SOLIDO Creative Potential of Production Driven Design Workshop

Open to architects, designers, engineers and students from November 22-27, this workshop put on my LaN (Live Architecture Network), in collaboration with SOLIDO, is intended to suit a range of levels- those with no Rhinoceros modeling or CNC machining experience…

Benelong Crescent Apartments / Luigi Rosselli Architects

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Architects: Luigi Rosselli Architects
Location: Bellevue Hill, Sydney,
Year: 2011
Design Architect: Luigi Rosselli
Project Architects: Simon Stead, Edward Birch
Photography: Justin Alexander

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SEED Awards for Excellence in Public Interest Design Competition

The SEED Network recently launched the 2nd Annual SEED Awards for excellence in Public Interest Design to showcase and promote projects that help create socially, economically, and environmentally healthy communities. The projects will be judged using “SEED”: Social Economic Environmental…

hwROD / Trint + Kreuder d.n.a

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Architects: Trint + Kreuder d.n.a
Location: , Germany
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Courtesy of Trint + Kreuder d.n.a

In much of the city of Cologne the flood control level is presently being raised to between 11.30 m and 11.90 m. Parts of the left bank of the Rhine in Cologne’s catchment area are to be protected by up to 4-metre high mobile flood walls and gates, which will be stored at eight locations in close proximity to the Rhine.

View towards Dead Sea

A Vision Plan for the Dead Sea / Sasaki Associates

The detailed master plan for the Jordan Development Zones Company (JDZ) by Sasaki Associates… encompasses 40 square kilometers of land along the north and east coast of the historic Dead Sea. Over the past 15 years, the Kingdom of Jordan

New Marlowe Theatre / Keith Williams Architects

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Architects: Keith Williams Architects
Location: ,
Client: Canterbury City Council
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 4,850 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Keith Williams Architects

See ArchDaily's exclusive coverage of the 2012 Venice Biennale

David Chipperfield to Curate 2012 Venice Biennale

 British architect, David Chipperfield, will curate the 2012 Architecture Biennale. Chipperfield will have only eight months to decide on a theme and prepare to curate the world’s largest architecture exhibition. He will become the first British architect to curate the event.

The newly appointed dean of architecture at the RCA, Alex de Rijke stated, “Someone of his intellectual calibre will rise to the challenge,” he said. “He’s not going to use it as an opportunity to promote his own architecture. He is going to frame an issue, treat it as research and ask people to contribute.”

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House in Bom Jesus / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura

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Architect: Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
Location: ,
Project Team: Jean Pierre Porcher, Margarida Oliveira and Albino Freitas
Collaborators: Sofia Lima, Michael Ferreira, Joaquim Peixoto
Project Area: 700 m2
Project Year: Xavier Antunes

S170 Seilerhoefe / trint + kreuder d.n.a

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Architects: trint + kreuder d.n.a
Location: , Germany
Project Year: 2008
Project Area: 12,000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of trint + kreuder d.n.a

The extensive complex of halls to the west of the ‘Seilerei‘ (ropeyard) is the final component in the regeneration of the northern Schanzenstraße in the vicinity of the venue of the ‘Harald Schmidt Show‘ and ‘E-Werk‘. A mix of small offices, workshops, studios and storage spaces was created on a total area of 12,000 sqm.

KieranTimberlake: Inquiry

We recently received ’s newest book, Inquiry. Instead of listing one project after the next, as in most monographs, this book is organized around ten gerunds: bending, coupling, filtering, inserting, offsetting, outlining, overlapping, puncturing, reflecting, and tuning. This is a lovely and informative way to view their work. The reason behind the book’s organized is explained by Karl Wallick in the preface. Wallick writes, “Architecture is not exactly whole: we remember instances, elements, and details, but rarely are the experiences and sensations in architectural experience comprehensive. The context of what we do as architects is also fragmentary, even as it seeks to be resolved comprehensively. Rather than insisting on the totality of complete works, architecture might be better understood as an infinite matrix of detailed moments.”

BIG + OFF win the competition to design the Research Centre of the University of Jussieu

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BIG + -based architects OFF, engineers Buro Happold, consultants Michel Forgue and environmental engineer Franck Boutte is the winning team to design the new 15.000 m2 research centre for Sorbonne’s Scientific university University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris. More images and complete press release after the break.

Exhibit in Tokyo: Architectural Environments for Tomorrow: New Spatial Practices in Architecture and Art

Haruka Kojin, Contact Lens; Photo © DAICI ANO

The computerization and urbanization of the 21st century is creating new lifestyles and forms of public space. Architectural Environments for Tomorrow presents the spatial experiments of 23 architects and artists from around the world responding to the transformation of their surroundings. “The metaphors of the world-views suggested by the artists resonate with the practical proposals of the architects, presenting images of future humanity from a variety of different angles.” Architects featured include Toyo Ito, Frank O. Gehry, Sou Fujimoto and many more.

Continue reading for a complete list of the participants and more information on the exhibit.

Sushihana Restaurant / A2G arquitectura

© Ângela Frias & Gonçalo Dias Architects

Architect: A2G arquitectura
Project Architects: Angela Frias and Gonçalo Dias
Location: , Portugal
Year: 2011
Photographs: Ângela Frias and Gonçalo Dias Architects ( )

Video: Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream / Zago Architecture

Andrew Zago presents Zago Architecture’s transformation of Rialto, “defaulted” subdivisions, suggesting a new species of urbanism that grows from the existing American suburb. Zago Architecture is one of five interdisciplinary teams participating in “MoMA’s Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream.” Each team is challenged to re-imagine struggling American cities and suburbs, seeing the current economic crisis as an opportunity to evolve.

The video is provided by The Museum of Modern Art and was filmed by J6 Media Works.