Courtesy of AIACC
Courtesy of AIACC

AIACC 2013 Monterey Design Conference

Founded in 1979, the Monterey Design conference, which is presented by AIACC (California Council), has become the “Renaissance Weekend” for architects. Held in Pacific Grove at the historic Asilomar Conference Grounds founded in 1913, it has been praised as the…

Interpretation Center / dra arquitectos

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Architects: dra arquitectos
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Dra. Diaz Romero
Promotor: GEACAM S.A
Area: 382.96 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Miguel Souto

Courtesy of Atelier WHY
Courtesy of Atelier WHY

Four Faces: Collider Activity Center Competition Entry / Atelier WHY

Designed for the Collider Activity Center competition, Atelier WHY…‘s ‘Four Faces’ proposal presents a diversity of images rather than one unified experience. With the building containing many different activities, the architects were interested in branding activities with different concepts. 

House in Minoh / Fujiwarramuro Architects

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Architects: Fujiwarramuro Architects
Location: , Osaka,
Project Architects: Shintaro Fujiwara, Yoshio Muro
Area: 120 sqm
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano

Courtesy of Visionary Design Development Pty Ltd.
Courtesy of Visionary Design Development Pty Ltd.

Cambodian Future House Competition Winning Proposals

Building Trust International, a non-profit organization offering design assistance to communities and individuals in need, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and Karuna Cambodia announced the joint winners of the design competition that brings new life to housing design and…

Train Station Čeladná / Projektstudio

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Architects: Projektstudio
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: David Kotek, Kateřina Holenková
Project Architects: Pavel Krátký, Lukáš Bobek
Area: 205 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Jan Šafář

Royal Gold Medal 2013 Lecture: Peter Zumthor

It’s a rarity that the architecture community is presented a chance to indulge in a Peter Zumthor . Often referred to a architecture’s reclusive “man of mystery”, the Swiss legend has produced a handful of projects so eloquently designed that they have captured the attention of the world. In honor of his mastery, awarded Zumthor with the institute’s prestigious Royal Gold Medal in February. In this video, he gives the 2013 Royal Gold Medal Lecture at the RIBA, focused on the theme of Presence in Architecture. 

Construction Begins on NYC’s First Prefab Steel and Concrete Residential Development


Prefabrication has long been heralded as a possible way to infill New York’s vacant sites; however, it has only recently become a solid practical solution rather than an experimental concept. Riding the crest of the wave of new housing is GLUCK+ (formerly Peter Gluck & Partners), in collaboration with developers Jeffrey Brown and Kimberly Frank. Together they have begun construction on one of New York’s first prefabricated steel and concrete residential buildings.

Read more about this and New York’s recent wave of prefabricated buildings after the break…

House S / becker architekten

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Architects: becker architekten
Location: Wiggensbach,
Year: 2007
Photographs: Courtesy of becker architekten

Fitzroy North House / Nic Owen Architects

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Architects: Nic Owen Architects
Location: Fitzroy North, Victoria,
Architect In Charge:
Area: 150 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Rhiannon Slatter

Ningbo History Museum / © Lu Hengzhong
Ningbo History Museum / © Lu Hengzhong

Wang Shu Lecture at The Cooper Union

Presented by The Architectural League of New York, the Wang Shu lecture is coming up this Tuesday, April 2nd, at The Cooper Union at 7:00pm. The 2012 Pritzker laureate will be discussing his current work and how Amateur Architecture Studio,…

Xiangxiangxiang Boutique Container Hotel / Tongheshanzhi Landscape Design Co

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Architects: Tongheshanzhi Landscape Design Co
Location: City, Shanxi, China
Design Team: Jiang Bo, MO keli, SUN Jie
Constructor: Dalian, CIMC
Area: 5,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Tongheshanzhi Landscape Design Co

Courtesy of Scandurrastudio
Courtesy of Scandurrastudio

Milano EXPO 2015 Info Point Winning Proposal / Scandurrastudio

The winning proposal in the Info Point competition at Milano EXPO 2015 by Scandurrastudio… aims to be an impressive void; a square and two pavilions. Featuring a great open space, a central square between two booth-like pavilions, the gate to

Francisco Perez Anampa School / Architecture For Humanity

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Architects: Architecture For Humanity
Location: , Ica, Perú
Design Fellow: Diego Collazos
Colaborator: Arturo Novelli – Edificaciones America
Project Coordinator: Ofelia Harten
Area: 557 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Architecture For Humanity

Fletcher Hotel / Benthem Crouwel Architects

© Jannes Linders

Architects: Benthem Crouwel Architects
Location: , The Netherlands
Project Team: Jan Benthem, Peter Kropp, Okke van den Broek, Pieter Rijpstra, Volker Krenz
Project Management: M. Caransa b.v
Area: 7000.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Jannes Linders, Rene van Dongen

Courtesy of Washington University in St. Louis
Courtesy of Washington University in St. Louis

‘Future of Cities’ Daniel Libeskind Lecture

Taking place this coming Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:30pm, Daniel Libeskind…, one of the most celebrated architects working today, will be delivering the ‘Future of Cities’ lecture as part of the Assembly Series at Washington University in St. Louis. His presentation, sponsored by the Sam Fox School

Apartment Building in Chailly / Personeni Raffaele Schärer Architects

© Tonatiuh Ambrosetti

Architects: Personeni Raffaele Schärer Architects
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Personeni Raffaele Schärer Architects
Civil Engineer: SD ingénierie Lausanne SA
Environmental Engineer: Planair SA
Area: 600 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Tonatiuh Ambrosetti

Fire Station / Van Rooijen Nourbakhsh Architecten

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Architects: Van Rooijen Nourbakhsh Architecten
Location: , Utrecht,
Interior Architect: Van Rooijen Nourbakhsh Architecten
Client: Ontwikkelingsbedrijf Gemeente Utrecht
Year: 2011
Photographs: Cornbread Works