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Agilent Technologies / SKM

01:00 - 5 February, 2014
Agilent Technologies / SKM, © Peter Bennetts
© Peter Bennetts
  • Architects

  • Location

    679 Springvale Road, Mulgrave VIC 3170, Australia
  • Project Architect

    Anna Maskiell
  • Workplace Strategy + Project Director

    Philip Ward
  • Design Director

    Clinton Murray
  • Project Director

    Andrew Kings
  • Area

    4200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts +14

Mun Jeong Heon / A.M Architects

01:00 - 5 February, 2014
Mun Jeong Heon / A.M Architects, © Kim Jae Kyeong
© Kim Jae Kyeong
  • Architects

  • Location

    Bongsan-myeon, Gimcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    Kim Tae Yun
  • Area

    99.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Kim Jae Kyeong © Kim Jae Kyeong © Kim Jae Kyeong © Kim Jae Kyeong +15

Designing Security into Schools: A Special Report

00:00 - 4 February, 2014
Designing Security into Schools: A Special Report, A rendering of the New Utøya Project a redesign of Utøya Island in Norway - the location of a 2011 massacre. Image © Fantastic Norway
A rendering of the New Utøya Project a redesign of Utøya Island in Norway - the location of a 2011 massacre. Image © Fantastic Norway

When it comes to designing schools, security is always a big issue. This fact was thrown into sharp focus in December of 2012 after the Sandy Hook Tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Last year, we featured an article discussing how design can deal with tragedy - both in order to prevent it and how to deal with the aftermath. Now, a report by Building Design and Construction investigates the measures that could prevent dangerous incidents. While they admit "it’s impossible to stop an armed madman who is hell-bent on killing", the report has a number of simple and sensible recommendations which aid in preventing and responding to a threat. You can read the report here.

Six Firms Named 2014's "New Practices New York"

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Six Firms Named 2014's "New Practices New York", Haffenden House / PARA-Project
Haffenden House / PARA-Project

The American Institute of America’s New York Chapter (AIANY) has selected six young, and “pioneering” firms as the winners of the 2014 New Practices New York portfolio competition. The award is designed “to recognize and promote” emerging practices that are less than a decade old and based within the five boroughs of New York City. As a result, each winner will be featured in an exhibition at the Center for Architecture from October 1, through January 15, 2015. 

Without further ado, the 2014 New Practices New York winners are:

20 Social Dwellings in El Saucejo / Suárez Corchete

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
20 Social Dwellings in El Saucejo / Suárez Corchete, © Fernando Alda 
© Fernando Alda 
  • Architects

  • Location

    El Saucejo, Sevilla, Spain
  • Project Architect

    Fernando Suárez Corchete
  • Technical Architect

    Luis Montes Martínez
  • Project Area

    1770.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photography

© Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  © Fernando Alda  +12

Born CC Library / Jorge Pérez Vale

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Born CC Library / Jorge Pérez Vale , © Adrià Goula
© Adrià Goula

© Laura Serra Estorch © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula © Adrià Goula +22

Tapestry Museum / CVDB arquitectos

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Tapestry Museum / CVDB arquitectos, © FG+SG - architectural photography
© FG+SG - architectural photography

© FG+SG - architectural photography © FG+SG - architectural photography © FG+SG - architectural photography © FG+SG - architectural photography +20

Carré / Soeda and associates Architects

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Carré / Soeda and associates Architects, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota
  • Architects

  • Location

    Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Takayuki Soeda
  • Structural Engineer

    Masaki Yoshida/YSE
  • Constructor

    Ogawa Kensetsu
  • Area

    1715.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota +21

DDes Conference: Projective Views on Urban Metabolism

00:00 - 4 February, 2014
DDes Conference: Projective Views on Urban Metabolism

In the last two decades, the concept of urban metabolism, aiming to grasp the continuous processes of energy, material and population exchange within and between cities and their extensive hinterlands, has been subject of both extensive empirical research and, increasingly, critical discussion within the social and natural sciences. However, these interdisciplinary challenges have not yet been met with a synthetic response from the design disciplines. 

IMD Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center / Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
© Yves André
© Yves André

© Yves André © Yves André © Olivier Wavre © Yves André +18

Olivia Balmes Hotel / Álex Ibáñez Walter, Sara Galmán Gracia

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
© Enrique Armisén
© Enrique Armisén

© Enrique Armisén © Enrique Armisén © Enrique Armisén © Enrique Armisén +30

Edinburgh Drinking Water / BDP

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Edinburgh Drinking Water / BDP, © David Barbour
© David Barbour
  • Architects

  • Location

    Milngavie water treatment works, Glasgow, East Dunbartonshire G62, United Kingdom
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© David Barbour © David Barbour © David Barbour © David Barbour +7

Hall 32 / Heinrich Böll Architekt

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Hall 32 / Heinrich Böll Architekt, © Thomas Mayer
© Thomas Mayer

© Thomas Mayer © Thomas Mayer © Thomas Mayer © Thomas Mayer +14

Neri Oxman Wins 2014 Vilcek Prize in Design

00:00 - 4 February, 2014
Neri Oxman Wins 2014 Vilcek Prize in Design, Rapid Craft, designed by Neri Oxman.
Rapid Craft, designed by Neri Oxman.

As an immigrant “who has made lasting contributions to American society through extraordinary achievements in biomedical research and the arts and humanities,” Israeli-born designer and architect Neri Oxman has been selected as the 2014 Vilcek Prize in Design’s recipient. 

Visiondivision Proposes Pedestrian Promenade Beneath Stockholm Bridge

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Visiondivision Proposes Pedestrian Promenade Beneath Stockholm Bridge , © visiondivision
© visiondivision

With minimal intervention, Swedish architecture firm visiondivision claims that the underused structure beneath Stockholm’s Tranebergsbron bridge could be transformed into a pedestrian walkway and informal cinema. If built, this proposal would not only remove pedestrians from the dismal walking space provided alongside the bridge’s bustling car lanes, but it would also dramatically shorten the walking distance between the city island of Kungsholmen and western suburb of Bromma.

House in Metepec / DAFdf

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
© Jorge Rodríguez Almanza
© Jorge Rodríguez Almanza
  • Architects

  • Location

    Metepec, State of Mexico, Mexico
  • Design Team

    Gabriela Bojalil, Paul van der Voort, Germán Rosas, Jonathán Oliva, Macarena Candela
  • Area

    460.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Jorge Rodríguez Almanza © Jorge Rodríguez Almanza © Jorge Rodríguez Almanza © Jorge Rodríguez Almanza +17

Tourist Centre on Klekovaca Mountain International Competition

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Tourist Centre on Klekovaca Mountain International Competition, Competition Site
Competition Site

The purpose of the Competition is to obtain the preliminary urban and architectural design for the future urban zone of the Klekovaca Tourist Centre on Klekovaca Mountain. Klekovaca Mountain is located in the western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina and belongs to the central part of the Dinaric Arc - Southeast Europe region. Its highest peak is Velika Klekovaca (1.962m) and it stretches in a north-westerly to southeasterly direction, covering a distance of 43 km. 

Empordà House / Núria Selva Villaronga

01:00 - 4 February, 2014
Empordà House / Núria Selva Villaronga, © Adrià Goula Sardà
© Adrià Goula Sardà
  • Architects

  • Location

    Forallac, Girona, Spain
  • Design Team

    Sònia Vergés Roig, Juan Pablo Rodríguez Adalia, Tomàs de Riba de Urrutia
  • Area

    400.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© Adrià Goula Sardà © Adrià Goula Sardà © Adrià Goula Sardà © Adrià Goula Sardà +25