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Elwood House / Preston Lane

01:00 - 17 February, 2015
Elwood House / Preston Lane, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

© Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell +18

La 1⁄2 Agua House / María de los Ángeles Espinosa

00:00 - 17 February, 2015
La 1⁄2 Agua House / María de los Ángeles Espinosa, © Sebastián Crespo
© Sebastián Crespo
  • Architects

    María de los Ángeles Espinosa
  • Location

    Tumbaco, Ecuador
  • Design and Construction

    María de los Ángeles Espinosa
  • Project Area

    250.0 m2
  • Photographs

© Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo © Sebastián Crespo +17

The Paper Nursery / Wild Rabbits Architects

01:00 - 17 February, 2015
The Paper Nursery / Wild Rabbits Architects, © Sergio Grazia
© Sergio Grazia

© Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia © Sergio Grazia +18

Symposium: Model Making In The Digital Age

00:00 - 17 February, 2015
Symposium: Model Making In The Digital Age, Courtesy of University of Manchester / SEED
Courtesy of University of Manchester / SEED

An upcoming conference at the University of Manchester will tackle the idea of Model Making In The Digital Age. Based on the premise that the world of architecture is dominated by digital tools today more than ever, from design and manufacturing to the ways in which we visualise complex spaces and structures physically and virtually, this symposium seeks to shed new light on the practice of model making and its uses.

Kengo Kuma Unveils "Green Hospital" for Tokyo

01:00 - 17 February, 2015
Kengo Kuma Unveils "Green Hospital" for Tokyo , © Kengo Kuma & Associates
© Kengo Kuma & Associates

Traditionally, hospital environments are internalized, cut off from the natural world, and structured around efficiency, despite its affect on patient health. Moving beyond this, Kengo Kuma & Associates have unveiled plans to replaced an aging medical center in Setagaya, Tokyo, with a “modest,” “actively open” hospital centered around a landscaped courtyard garden. 

Lichtstrasse / HHF Architects

00:00 - 16 February, 2015
Lichtstrasse / HHF Architects, © Julien Lanoo
© Julien Lanoo

© Maris Mezulis © Maris Mezulis © Julien Lanoo © Maris Mezulis +39

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lichtstrasse 9, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
  • Design Team

    HERLACH HARTMANN FROMMENWILER with Cella Hubel, Nicole Baron, Philippe Guillod, Walter Gloor, Yujin Hirase, Lisa Lo, Daichi Takano, Jens Van Zele, Christian Weyell
  • Artist

    Erik Steinbrecher
  • Area

    3059.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

TaiwanGlass Donghai Office Building / WZWX Architecture Group

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
TaiwanGlass Donghai Office Building / WZWX Architecture Group , © Fernando Guerra I FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra I FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra I FG+SG © Ingmar Kurth © Fernando Guerra I FG+SG © Fernando Guerra I FG+SG +23

Cumbres House / DCPP arquitectos

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Cumbres House / DCPP arquitectos, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Federal District, Mexico
  • Project Architect

    Pablo Pérez Palacios, Alfonso de la Concha Rojas
  • Construction

    DCPP Construcciones
  • Project Area

    800.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Tokyo Loft / G architects

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Tokyo Loft / G architects, © Katsumi Hirabayashi
© Katsumi Hirabayashi

© Katsumi Hirabayashi © Katsumi Hirabayashi © Katsumi Hirabayashi © Katsumi Hirabayashi +26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Teruya Kido/ Suma-Saga-Fudosan Inc. + Ryohei Tanaka
  • Area

    87.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Mercedes 3880 / MMCV

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Mercedes 3880 / MMCV, © Daniela Mac Adden
© Daniela Mac Adden

© Daniela Mac Adden © Daniela Mac Adden © Daniela Mac Adden © Daniela Mac Adden +29

  • Architects

  • Location

    Villa Devoto, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Project Architects

    Sergio Mizraji, Jacqueline Cicchinelli
  • Project Team

    Andrés Gagliardi, Leonardo Pereyra Dupertuis, Patricia Barragán
  • Project Area

    1200.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Vietnamese Restaurant / Phamily Kitchen

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Vietnamese Restaurant / Phamily Kitchen, © Daniel Aulsebrook
© Daniel Aulsebrook

© Daniel Aulsebrook © Daniel Aulsebrook © Daniel Aulsebrook © Daniel Aulsebrook +34

"A Message to Everybody": The Red Square Pavilion Winners on Encouraging Tolerance with Architecture

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
"A Message to Everybody": The Red Square Pavilion Winners on Encouraging Tolerance with Architecture, Courtesy of HMMD
Courtesy of HMMD

Announced in the summer of 2014 the Red Square Tolerance Pavilion, an international ideas competition organized by HMMD, was a deliberately provocative proposal before any teams had even entered - a statement planned in an envronment where tolerance is an increasingly urgent topic, for people both inside and outside Russia. In this interview, originally published by Strelka Magazine, the Italian winners of the competition discuss their proposal and its response to this charged context.

This January the winners of the ‘Red Square Tolerance Pavilion’ competition that was organised by international organisation HMMD were announced. The first prize was given to a team of architects from Italy. Their bold and daring project proposed to build the pavilion right against the Kremlin wall. Strelka Magazine caught up with Kiana Jalali, Marco Merigo, Alessandro Vitale and Matteo Pagani to discuss fluidity of space, the symbolism behind their design and the media image of Russia.

Courtesy of HMMD Courtesy of HMMD Courtesy of HMMD Courtesy of HMMD +7

A Preview of Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Broad Museum, Courtesy of Instagram

01:00 - 16 February, 2015

Here's The Broad 3rd floor gallery space before the art walls are installed #broad2015 #huftonandcrow @thebroadmuseum

A photo posted by ©Hufton+Crow (@huftonandcrow) on

Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Los Angeles' Broad Museum is due to open September 20th. However, in an attempt to ease the tensions surrounding the building's many delays and legal problems, this past weekend members of the press and a small number of ticketed members of the public where invited to view the unfinished building, offering a preview of the long-awaited addition to LA's Grand Avenue museum scene.

As LA Times Critic Christopher Hawthorn reports, the previews were initiated by Elizabeth Diller herself, with the architect meeting giving reporters a tour of the space on Friday. On Sunday 3,000 members of the public were allowed to enter, after tickets for the event sold out after just 30 minutes. Now that the previews are over, the Broad will remain off limits until its official opening later this year and the rest of us will have to make do with the many Instagram and Twitter shots from those lucky enough to attend - after the break, we've collected 12 of the best.

Equestrian Centre / Carlos Castanheira & Clara Bastai

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Equestrian Centre / Carlos Castanheira & Clara Bastai, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Courtesy of Carlos Castanheira © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +55

Cultural-Educational Center and Rosary Garden at the St. Hyacinth Church in Bytom / Medusa Group

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Cultural-Educational Center and Rosary Garden at the St. Hyacinth Church in Bytom / Medusa Group, © Tomasz Zakrzewski
© Tomasz Zakrzewski

© Tomasz Zakrzewski © Tomasz Zakrzewski © Tomasz Zakrzewski © Tomasz Zakrzewski +22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bytom, Poland
  • Architects in Charge

    Przemo Łukasik, Łukasz Zagała
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Celebrate Presidents Day with Five Presidential Libraries

00:00 - 16 February, 2015
Celebrate Presidents Day with Five Presidential Libraries, Courtesy of Daniel Cooper - http://www.flickr.com/photos/doitintheroad/
Courtesy of Daniel Cooper - http://www.flickr.com/photos/doitintheroad/

President’s day marks a moment of reflection in the United States, where citizens acknowledge the contributions of US presidents to the politics and culture of the nation. While some of these men are still with us, the majority are represented only by the monuments and buildings they left to posterity. Indeed, the legacy of a United States President has come to be embodied in a very specific type of building—a library. The last 13 presidents have commissioned national libraries to be built in their name, marking the end of their service. Libraries have also been posthumously dedicated to presidents who did not erect such monuments during their own lifetimes. In either case, recording the lives and legacies of these great men has made for some fantastic architecture. See some of our favorites, after the break!

Nomadic Shelter / SALT Siida Workshop

01:00 - 16 February, 2015
Nomadic Shelter / SALT Siida Workshop, © Piotr Paczkowski
© Piotr Paczkowski

© Piotr Paczkowski © Piotr Paczkowski © Piotr Paczkowski © Piotr Paczkowski +44

Foster + Partners Breaks Ground on Taiwan’s National Museum of Marine Science and Technology

00:00 - 16 February, 2015
Foster + Partners Breaks Ground on Taiwan’s National Museum of Marine Science and Technology , © Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners have broken ground on Taiwan’s new National Museum of Marine Science and Technology in Keelung. To be the largest aquarium in northern Taiwan, the museum will face Badouzi harbor, while staying connected to the waterfront and nearby fishing village.