Vissershok Container Classroom / Tsai Design Studio

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Located in rolling hills of Durbanville wine valley on the outskirts of Cape Town, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school dedicated to the children of farm workers and underprivileged communities living in Du Noon – a poverty-stricken township several kilometers away. Sponsored by three South African companies – Woolworths, Safmarine and AfriSam – the Vissershok Container Classroom is a 12 meter recycled container that was converted into an independent classroom for 25 Grade R (age 5-6) students. Continue reading for more.

Mill Valley Cabins / Feldman Architecture

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Architects: Feldman Architecture
Location: , California,
Completion Date: October 2010
Size: 500 sqm upper studio, 380 sqm lower studio
Contractor: JP Builders
Green Roof and Landscape Architecture: Jori Hook
Engineer: Yu Strandberg Engineering
Photographs: Joe Fletcher

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New Church in Norway Proposal / Studio BANG

Studio BANG… shared with us their design proposal for the competition for Ny Våler Kirke, a new church in Norway. Through creating a perceivable tribute to the old wooden church, their concept results in an upward focus that transports light

Fire Station In Sulzberg-Thal / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

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Architects: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten
Location: ,
Year: 2008-2011
Area: 1850 sqm
Photographs: Bruno Klomfar


Wakefield Market Hall / Adjaye Associates

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Architects: Adjaye Associates
Location: ,
Year: 2008
Area: 6,390 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Adjaye Associates

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‘Riley Sunrise’ Installation for Riley Hospital for Children / PROJECTiONE

With the Simon Family Tower addition still under construction at the Riley Hospital for Children, the installation for hospital is complete, after over a year in the making. Designed by PROJECTiONE…, ‘Riley Sunrise’ was designed with the hope that

Evergreen Valley College / Steinberg Architects

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Architects: Steinberg Architects
Location: San Jose, California,
Team: Ernie Yamane, AIA – Principal in Charge, Dennis Cook, AIA – Project Manager, Brigitte Williams, AIA– Designer, Lisa Welty-O’Hare- Interior Design, Ron Saiki, AIA, Christopher Lewis, Paul Bae, In-HyrungSeo, DedeImpink, AIA – Specifications
Photographs: Tim Griffith

Photography: Wang Shu Projects, by Clement Guillaume

Campus Hangzhou / © Clement Guillaume

Taken by Clement Guillaume, the photographs in this post include projects by the 2012 Pritzker Prize winner, Wang Shu, Chinese architect and founder of Amateur Architecture Studio. The projects featured here include Campus Hangzhou, CIPA Nanjing, Five Squared Houses, Ningbo, Zhongshan Lu, and Vertical Houses. Shu’s projects present a contemporary and progressive approach that acknowledges the rich tradition of Chinese architecture and as one of the jury members for the Pritzker Prize stated, ‘produces an architecture that is timeless and deeply rooted in its context and yet universal.’ A gallery of images can be viewed after the break.

Fragmented House / AQSO Arquitectos


Architects: AQSO Arquitectos – PE. Pinés & Jové
Location: Laguna de Duero, , Spain
Ground Floor Area: 200 sqm
Completion: 2012
Photographs: AQSO Arquitectos

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Student’s Residence on U.L.E Campus / MACA Estudio + VIRAI Arquitectos

The project proposal for the Student’s Residence on U.L.E Campus by MACA Estudio + VIRAI Arquitectos… is designed as a system rather than a building. Unable to design a solution based on the conditions associated with a given plot, the

Crematorium / Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners

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Architects: Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners – G. Natkevičius, A. Rimšelis
Location: Metalistų st., , Lithuania
Completed: 2011
Building Area: 775 sqm
Structural Engineering: JSC Constr, Adomas Sabaliauskas/ JSC Konstruktoriu Cechas, Kęstutis Matijošaitis
Lightning: Promodus IO
Photographs: G.Česonis


Rue Pierre Rebiere / Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle

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Architects: Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle
Location: Rebière,
Year: 2012
Area: 980 sqm (black building), 577 sqm (wooden building)
Photographs: Philippe Ruault, Nicolas Laisné


Shortlist announced for the North West Cambridge extension

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In order to compete in an increasingly competitive global market and address long-term development needs, the is undertaking an ambitious new urban extension in North West Cambridge. The master plan for the development, prepared by Aecom, lays out the framework for a new district centered on a mixed academic and urban community. With aspirations of achieving place that is well balanced, long-lasting and sustainable, the University is focused on creating a high quality of life for its residents that will enhance both the City and the University.

The University is now looking to appoint a number of architecture and landscape firms to design and deliver each proposed lot as part of the first phase of the extension. The shortlist consists of internationally renowned architects, including Bjarke Ingels Group and . Continue reading to learn more information on the extension and review the complete shortlist.

Video: Bjarke Ingels, BIG

Danish architect of Copenhagen-based group BIG tells that yes is more. His design philosophy, which he outlines in his latest graphic book, Yes is More, states that incorporating input from all elements of society, both elite and popular, allows the extraordinary to shine through in the everyday.

Infographic: Women in Architecture

CPC Port / Kingsland + Architects

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Architects: Kingsland + Architects
Location: 890 Rangeview Road, ,
Client: Canada Post Corporation – Letter Carrier Depot
Project Cost: $4,101,675.00
Project Manager: C.B. Richard Ellis
Completion: 2009
Size: 18,079 sq. ft.
Photographs: Insight Media

Pfizer Canada inc Siege Social / Menkès Shooner Dagenais Le Tourneux Architectes

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Architects: Menkès Shooner Dagenais Le Tourneux Architectes
Location: (Québec), Canada
Client: Pfizer Canada inc.
Project Architect: Anik Shooner
Team: Jean-Pierre Le Tourneux, Paolo Zasso, Julie Morin, Kristi Ante, Marlène Bourque, Marc-Antoine Chartier-Primeau, Mylène Deschênes, Shahinda Eldessouki, Pierre Gervais, Jean-François Jodoin, Vincent Lauzon, Josiane Mac, Isabel Noël, Annie Paradis, Harvens Piou, Gaétan Roy, Isabel Roy , Michel Tessier
Engineers: Bouthillette Parizeau et Associés, Marchand Houle et associés, SDK et Associés
Photographs: Courtesy of  Menkès Shooner Dagenais Le Tourneux Architectes


Yandex Odessa Office / Za Bor Architects

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Architects: Za Bor Architects – Arseniy Borisenko and Peter Zaytsev
Location: , Ukraine
Area: 1,760 sqm
Photographs: Peter Zaytsev