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Happy Birthday to Us: ArchDaily Turns 6!

00:00 - 11 March, 2014
Happy Birthday to Us: ArchDaily Turns 6!

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Holiday House Vindö / Max Holst

01:00 - 11 March, 2014
Holiday House Vindö / Max Holst, © Hannes Söderlund
© Hannes Söderlund

© Hannes Söderlund © Hannes Söderlund © Hannes Söderlund © Hannes Söderlund +20

New Waterfront of Thessaloniki / Nikiforidis-Cuomo Architects

01:00 - 11 March, 2014
New Waterfront of Thessaloniki / Nikiforidis-Cuomo Architects, ©  Prodromos Nikiforidis
© Prodromos Nikiforidis
  • Architects

  • Location

    THESSALONIKI CITY CENTRE OF ARCHITECTURE, Aggelaki 13, Thessaloniki 546 21, Greece
  • Architect in Charge

    Bernard Cuomo
  • Supervision Of The Studies

    Konstantinos Belibasakis, Maria Zourna, Katerina Bletsa, Eleni Fountoulidou, Sevasti Laftsidou, Dimitris Katirtzoglou, Dimitris Sotiriadis
  • Supervision Of The Construction

    Andreas Spiliopoulos, Dimitris Tzioras, Nikolaos Mourouzidis, Ioanna Karagianni, Spiridoula Paraskeva
  • Collaborators

    I. Dova, E. Zografou, N. Karakosta, N. Biskos, S. Nikolakaki, D. Pavlopoulou, G. Skiadopoulos, F. Valsami, E. Konstantara
  • Structural

    Iakovos Lavasas, Maria Stefanouri
  • Electromechanical

    Dimitris Bozis, Panagiotis Kikidis and collaborators E.P.E., Gerasimos Kampitsis Collaborators: D. Kalofolias, D. Iliadis, A. Fouki, F. Moshopoulou, K. Deni, A. Savvopoulos
  • Geotechnical

    Evaggelos Vasilikos
  • Area

    238800.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

©  Prodromos Nikiforidis ©  Prodromos Nikiforidis ©  Prodromos Nikiforidis © Ionnis Kaktis +35

SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama / Kengo Kuma & Associates

01:00 - 11 March, 2014
SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama / Kengo Kuma & Associates, © Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

© Daici Ano Construction Process. Image © Kengo Kuma & Associates © Daici Ano Construction Process. Image © Kengo Kuma & Associates +38

Helensvale Branch Library and CCYC / Complete Urban + lahznimmo architects

01:00 - 11 March, 2014
Helensvale Branch Library and CCYC / Complete Urban + lahznimmo architects, © John Mills
© John Mills

© Brett Boardman © John Mills © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman +17

Buzzfeed LA Office / JIDK

01:00 - 11 March, 2014
Buzzfeed LA Office / JIDK, © Peter Kubilus
© Peter Kubilus
  • Architects

  • Location

    7323 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
  • Interior Designers

    Thomas Jensen, Brigid Björklund
  • Local Architect

    MAKE Architecture
  • Area

    8000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Thomas J Jensen © Peter Kubilus © Peter Kubilus © Peter Kubilus +19

Elkiær+ Ebbeskov and Leth & Gori Win Competition for Multifunctional Sports Centre

01:00 - 11 March, 2014
Elkiær+ Ebbeskov and Leth & Gori Win Competition for Multifunctional Sports Centre, © Bloom Images. Image Courtesy of Elkiær+ Ebbeskov / LETH & GORI
© Bloom Images. Image Courtesy of Elkiær+ Ebbeskov / LETH & GORI

Danish architects Elkiær + Ebbeskov (E+E) and Leth & Gori have won an invited competition to design a large multifunctional sports building in Langvang, Denmark. Competing against teams led by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, CEBRA, COBE and Kontur, their winning proposal features a combined sports hall and community centre consisting of a series of multifunctional arenas for activities and events. The scheme also includes a masterplan of the surrounding area centered around sports and recreation.

219 Social Dwellings in Vitoria / Francisco Mangado

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
219 Social Dwellings in Vitoria  / Francisco Mangado, © Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute
  • Architects

  • Location

    Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Spain
  • Design Team

    José Gastaldo. Idoia Alonso. Carlos Urzainqui
  • Area

    34591.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

© Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute +10

The Sustainability Treehouse / Mithun

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
The Sustainability Treehouse / Mithun, © Joe Fletcher
© Joe Fletcher

© Joe Fletcher © Joe Fletcher © Joe Fletcher © Joe Fletcher +15

  • Architects

  • Location

    2550 Jack Furst Dr, Glen Jean, WV 25846, United States
  • Executive Architect/Architect of Record

  • Area

    3357.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Taipei Flower Wholesale Market, Taiwan International Flower Trade Center Large site for cut flowers market. / H.P. Chueh Architects & Planners

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Taipei Flower Wholesale Market, Taiwan International Flower Trade Center Large site for cut flowers market. / H.P. Chueh Architects & Planners, © AdDa Zei
© AdDa Zei

© AdDa Zei © AdDa Zei © AdDa Zei © AdDa Zei +42

White Wave / Piuarch

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
White Wave / Piuarch, Courtesy of Piuarch
Courtesy of Piuarch
  • Architects

  • Location

    Milan, Italy
  • Architect in Charge

    Francesco Fresa, Germán Fuenmayor, Gino Garbellini and Monica Tricario
  • Area

    22500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Piuarch

Courtesy of Piuarch Courtesy of Piuarch Courtesy of Piuarch Courtesy of Piuarch +10

Mersin Stadium / Bahadir Kul Architects

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Mersin Stadium / Bahadir Kul Architects , Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects
Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Mersin, Turkey
  • Area

    75000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects

Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects Courtesy of Bahadir Kul Architects +26

Vegetable Nursery House / 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Vegetable Nursery House / 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC, Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC
Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC
  • Architects

  • Location

    Soc Son District, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Architect in Charge

    Hoang Thuc Hao, Vu Xuan Son
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC

Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC Courtesy of 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC +16

Imagine 2020: Denver Launches Arts-First Public Policy

00:00 - 10 March, 2014
Imagine 2020: Denver Launches Arts-First Public Policy, Screen shot from Cristobal Palma's documentation of Denver's Biennial of the Americas 2013 exhibition. Click the image to view.
Screen shot from Cristobal Palma's documentation of Denver's Biennial of the Americas 2013 exhibition. Click the image to view.

The City of Denver has launched “Imagine 2020,” a pro-arts cultural plan that will pave the way for more city-wide “art opportunities” over the next seven years. According to the Denver Post, this initiative will include the revision of “plans, permits and codes” to allow for more installations, offer small micro-art grants for residents and neighborhoods, and establish large public gathering places throughout the city. You can learn more, here

Quebrada House / UNarquitectura

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Quebrada House / UNarquitectura, © Natalia Vial
© Natalia Vial
  • Architects

  • Location

    Curacaví, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
  • Project Architects

    Alejandro Urrutia, Juan Pablo Nazar
  • Project Area

    40.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photography

    Natalia Vial

© Natalia Vial © Natalia Vial © Natalia Vial © Natalia Vial +10

Tall Tinder: Are Wooden Skyscrapers Really Fire Safe?

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Tall Tinder: Are Wooden Skyscrapers Really Fire Safe?, IZM - Illwerke Zentrum Montafon / Architekten Hermann Kaufmann ZT GmbH. Image © Norman A. Müller
IZM - Illwerke Zentrum Montafon / Architekten Hermann Kaufmann ZT GmbH. Image © Norman A. Müller

While interest in tall timber buildings continues to grow, there still remains one obvious concern: combustibility. So how safe are timber structures really? Arup Connect spoke with Robert Gerard, a fire engineer in Arup’s San Francisco office, to find out how high-rise wood buildings take fire safety into account.

Urban Elevator in Echavaoiz / Ah Asociados

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Urban Elevator in Echavaoiz  / Ah Asociados, © Imagina2 visualization studio
© Imagina2 visualization studio
  • Architects

  • Location

    Echavacoiz, Grupo Urdanoz, s/n, 31009 Pamplona, Navarra, Navarre, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    Miguel A. Alonso del Val, Rufino J. Hernández Minguillón, Marcos Escartín Miguel, Mikel Zabalza Zamarbide
  • Design Team

    Patricia Biain Ugarte (Responsable de proyecto), Esperanza Marrodán, María José Alonso, Xabier Eskisabel, Eduardo Ozcoidi Echarren (Estructuras), Michel Aldaz García-Mina (SyS), Javier Gironés (Instalaciones)
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Imagina2 visualization studio © Imagina2 visualization studio © Imagina2 visualization studio © Imagina2 visualization studio +23

Fatima House / Jorge Hernández de la Garza

01:00 - 10 March, 2014
Fatima House / Jorge Hernández de la Garza , Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza
  • Architects

  • Location

    Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
  • Design Team

    Abraham Ornelas, Javier Pichardo, Carla Celis
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza

Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza Courtesy of Jorge Hernández de la Garza +21