Veilige Veste / KAW Architecten

© Gerard Van Beek Fotografie

Architects: KAW Architecten
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Beatrice Montesano, Johannes Klimstra
Design Team: Kasper Niezen, Annette Barelds, Dennis Hofman, Reinier Buisman
Installations: Technion
Constructions: EconStruct
Photographs: Gerard Van Beek Fotografie 

Courtesy of Mjölk Architekti
Courtesy of Mjölk Architekti

‘Week in Self’ Installation / Mjölk architekti

Designed by Mjölk Architekti…, a high seat was installed on the main square in České Budějovice where it stayed for a month. It is situated high up so that it does not interfere with everyday life on the ground

Echo Ridge Duplexes / el dorado

© Mike Sinclair

Architects: el dorado
Location: Topeka, Kansas,
Principal in Charge: Josh Shelton, AIA
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Mike Sinclair

Courtesy of Gembong Reksa Kawula
Courtesy of Gembong Reksa Kawula

‘Wind Fountain’ Competition Entry / Gembong Reksa Kawula

As an entry for the Land Art Generator Initiative Competition 2012 – Freshkill Park New York, ‘Wind Fountain’ is based on an adaptation of the piezoelectric effect – a well known property of certain materials to produce electrical power when…

© Maj Plemenitas
© Maj Plemenitas

Bartlett’s Peter Cook Special Prize 2012 Goes to Maj Plemenitas

Last September 25th, at Bartlett School of Architecture, the Graduate Program Exhibition was inaugurated. The same day, Peter Cook gave by himself the “Multicoloured Ear”, (the physical icon coming from the fact that exhibition was taking place at the former Ear…

Kilmore House / Intermode

© Derek Swalwell

Architects: Intermode
Location: Kilmore, Victoria,
Project Collaborators: Carr Design Group VCON
Year: 2008
Area: 850 sqm
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

Courtesy of MenoMenoPiu Architects
Courtesy of MenoMenoPiu Architects

Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / MenoMenoPiu Architects

MenoMenoPiu Architects …have shared their submission for the Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition in Daegu, Korea.  This project focuses on creating a community with Daegu’s Metropolitan Center with consideration for urban flows and social trends.  Join us after the break

AD Recommends: Best of the Week

© Google/ Connie Zhou

If for some reason you missed ArchDaily last week , don’t worry, we’ve brought together the best of the week here. You can’t miss again the Never-Before-Seen Images of Google’s Data Centers. Are you looking for house designs? You must check out, 2Verandas designed by Gus Wüstemann or The Pool Shophouse in Singapore by FARM. Revisit, the mixed-use Julia Tower in by Pau Vidal + Sergi Pons + Ricard Galiana. Finally, take a look at Tianjin Grand Theater by german firm gmp architekten.

Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard Street Restarts After a 4 Year Delay

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ArchDaily’s previous coverage of Herzog & de Meuron‘s 56 Leonard Street was around the time when construction was just about to begin.  Now four years later, construction seems about ready to restart, according to bdOnline. Join us after the break for more details.

RIBA’s 2012 Stephen Lawrence Prize awarded to King’s Grove

© Edmund Sumner

King’s Grove, an elegant new house squeezed behind two Victorian terraces in Peckham, has been awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Stephen Lawrence Prize 2012 – an architecture award that recognizes “fresh talent and smaller construction budgets”. The project, designed by -based practice , was selected over four other contenders and was awarded last week, along with the 2012 Stirling Prize-winner, in Manchester. As you may remember, Duggan Morris Architects won last year’s RIBA Manser Medal.

Speaking about King’s Grove, the judges said:

Zukovka-21 / Asadov Architectural Studio

© Andrey Asadov

Architects: Asadov Architectural Studio
Location: Moscow,
Architect In Charge: A.Asadov, AAAsadov, O.Grigoreva
Year: 2011
Area: 5,980 sqm
Consultant: S.Kulish
Engineer: G.Karklo
Interiors: Laboratory of Virtual Architecture – D.Kulish, A.Karpova
Photographs: Andrey Asadov 

Photo by Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing, courtesy of Studio Gang Architects
Photo by Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing, courtesy of Studio Gang Architects

‘Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects’ Exhibition

Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects, is the first solo exhibition dedicated to the work of Studio Gang…, which will be on view at the Art Institute of Chicago until February 24, 2013. The show immerses visitors in the energy

Pump House / Heinrich Böll Architekt

© Thomas Mayer

Architects: Heinrich Böll Architekt
Location: ,
Structural Engineer: Lederhose, Wittler & Partner
Mechanical Engineer: PSF
Client: NRW
Year: 2012
Photographs: Thomas Mayer, Courtesy of Heinrich Böll Architect

Courtesy of Sau Taller d'Arquitectura
Courtesy of Sau Taller d'Arquitectura

‘e(CO)stratègia’ Competition Entry / Sau Taller d’Arquitectura

The first prize winning ‘e(CO)stratègia’ proposal for the ‘Les 16 portes de Collserola, porta 13′ Competition weaves biological and urban flows in order to improve society and ecosystem together as a whole. Designed by Sau Taller d’Arquitectura…, their concept

Childcare Facilities in Boulay / Paul Le Quernec

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Architects: Paul Le Quernec
Location: Ferme des Bougeois, ,
Assistant Architects: Damla Oktay, Michel Grasso, Benjamin Ringeisen, Guillaume Jenny
Year: 2012
Client: Communauté de Communes du Pays Boulageois
Photographs: Courtesy of Paul Le Quernec 

Courtesy of Nemetschek Vectorworks
Courtesy of Nemetschek Vectorworks

The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. recently launched The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship, which will provide a $2,500 award to an outstanding student who is pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture in the U.S. This new scholarship will be…

Siu Sai Wan Complex / Ronald Lu and Partners

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Architects: Ronald Lu and Partners
Location: Chai Wan,
Year: 2010
Area: 25,930 sqm
Site Area: 4,400 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Ronald Lu and Partners

Courtesy of Team innergy
Courtesy of Team innergy

Energetic City 2050 Competition Winning Proposal / Team innergy

Team innergy…, composed of Frank Marcus, Pieter Wackers, Gerben Pennings, Gertjan Rohaan, Chris Van Der Zwet, recently won the first prize in the Energetic City 2050, competition about the sustainable future of the city of Arnhem, Netherlands. The jury