17 / Torsten Ottesjö

01:00 - 5 October, 2013
© David Relan
© David Relan

© David Relan © David Relan © David Relan © David Relan +18

Video: Firminy: José Oubrerie / 32BNY and Spirit of Space

00:00 - 5 October, 2013

32BNY in collaboration with Spirit of Space has released its fifth videopolemic, entitled Firminy: José Oubrerie. In this video José Oubrerie, a French architect and protégé of Le Corbusier, currently teaching at the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State University, remembers his time working for Corbu, working on the Church in Firminy.

AA Students "Amplify the Forest"

00:00 - 5 October, 2013
AA Students "Amplify the Forest", Courtesy of Stewart Dodd and the Architectural Association
Courtesy of Stewart Dodd and the Architectural Association

Marking the Forest, now in its second year, is a ten-day summer course by the Architectural Association. Set in a managed forest in central Oregon, it aims to engage students with the forest through thoughtful architectural intervention.

Aidlin Darling Design Receives ASLA's 2013 Professional Award

00:00 - 5 October, 2013
Aidlin Darling Design Receives ASLA's 2013 Professional Award , Sonoma Spa Retreat. Image Courtesy of Aidlin Darling Design
Sonoma Spa Retreat. Image Courtesy of Aidlin Darling Design

San Francisco-based Aidlin Darling Design has received the 2013 Professional Award for residential design from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for their work on the Sonoma Spa Retreat in Northern California’s wine country. The project started with reclaiming an overgrown hillside, revitalizing it with a series of paths that preserved its natural features, and then integrating an outdoor kitchen, solar heated pool and recreational areas. For more information on the project and the award, which evaluates context, design value and sustainability, click here

Sukkah City: An Architectural Take on an Old Tradition

00:00 - 5 October, 2013
Sukkah City: An Architectural Take on an Old Tradition, Courtesy of oxbowlakefilms.com
Courtesy of oxbowlakefilms.com

Each year, Joshua Foer, author of the bestseller Moonwalking with Einstein, would celebrate sukkot (a traditional Jewish holiday) with his family by building a sukkah, a small temporary shelter that acts as a reminder of the Jews' plight after being expelled from Egypt. Years later, he co-founded a competition to challenge architects to consider the holiday from a designer's point of view. Sukkah City, a documentary on the competition, follows a couple projects through their inspiration and construction. Read more about it here

Dunas 22 / Alberto Zavala Arquitectos

01:00 - 5 October, 2013
Dunas 22 / Alberto Zavala Arquitectos , Courtesy of Alberto Zavala Arquitectos
Courtesy of Alberto Zavala Arquitectos

Courtesy of Alberto Zavala Arquitectos Courtesy of Alberto Zavala Arquitectos Courtesy of Alberto Zavala Arquitectos Courtesy of Alberto Zavala Arquitectos +20

Modules and Systems: Architecture for Social Inclusion - A Lecture by Giancarlo Mazzanti

00:00 - 5 October, 2013
Modules and Systems: Architecture for Social Inclusion - A Lecture by Giancarlo Mazzanti, El Porvenir Social Kindergarden / © Rodrigo Davila
El Porvenir Social Kindergarden / © Rodrigo Davila

‘Colombia: Transformed/Architecture=Politics’ is an exhibition currently taking place at the Center for Architecture. In relation to the exhibition, Colombian architect Giancarlo Mazzanti will be giving a lecture on architecture for social inclusion, Friday, October 11 at 8:30am.

Marfa weeHouse / Alchemy Architects + Geoffrey Warner + AIA

01:00 - 5 October, 2013
Marfa weeHouse / Alchemy Architects + Geoffrey Warner + AIA, © Scott Ervin
© Scott Ervin

© Scott Ervin © Scott Ervin © Scott Ervin © Scott Ervin +11

Serpentine Sackler Gallery / Zaha Hadid, Photos by Danica O. Kus

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Serpentine Sackler Gallery / Zaha Hadid, Photos by Danica O. Kus, © Danica Kus
© Danica Kus

A couple of days ago we featured Zaha Hadid's Serpentine Sackler Gallery, her recent conversion of a classical 19th century brick structure. Today, photographer Danica Kus shared with us some more photos on this project. Enjoy them all after the break.

The Maze Apartments / CHT Architects

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
The Maze Apartments / CHT Architects, © Christine Francis
© Christine Francis
  • Architects

  • Location

    Richmond VIC, Australia
  • Design director

    Ivan Turcinov
  • Project director

    David Carabott
  • Project architect

    Chivonne Hollis
  • Project leader

    Nathan Byron
  • Architect

    Johan Hermijanto, Ilana Freadman
  • Interior designer

    Chantelle Balliro, Adele Bates
  • Documenter

    Darius Tanujoyo
  • Developer

    Carta Group
  • Building surveyor

    Reddo Building Surveyors
  • Structural engineer

    The O’Neill Group
  • Services engineer

    The O’Neill Group
  • Fire engineer

    RawFire
  • Acoustic engineer

    Acoustic Logic
  • Construction manager

    Adam Wulff
  • Builder/contractor

    Momentum Pty Ltd
  • Area

    4356.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Christine Francis © Christine Francis © Christine Francis © Christine Francis +21

Arado weeHouse / Alchemy Architects

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Arado weeHouse / Alchemy Architects, Courtesy of Alchemy Architects
Courtesy of Alchemy Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Minnesota, USA
  • Architect in Charge

    Geoffrey Warner, AIA
  • Area

    336.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2003
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Alchemy Architects, Doug Fogelson

© Doug Fogelson Courtesy of Alchemy Architects Courtesy of Alchemy Architects Courtesy of Alchemy Architects +9

Tetris House / rzlbd

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Tetris House  / rzlbd, © borXu Design
© borXu Design
  • Architects

  • Location

    Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Project Team

    Reza Aliabadi, Ehsan Zareian
  • Structure

    Ali Saeed
  • Construction Management

    Doreen Development Inc.
  • Area

    3000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© borXu Design © borXu Design © borXu Design © borXu Design +12

Haus Hainbach / MOOSMANN

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Haus Hainbach / MOOSMANN, © Manfred Seidl
© Manfred Seidl
  • Architects

  • Location

    Vienna, Austria
  • Architect in Charge

    Thomas Moosmann
  • Structural Engineering

    RW
  • Area

    112.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Manfred Seidl © Manfred Seidl © Manfred Seidl © Manfred Seidl +18

653 10th Ave. Housing / Cannon Design

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Courtesy of Cannon Design
Courtesy of Cannon Design
  • Architects

  • Location

    New York, NY, USA
  • Project Manager

    Andreas Hausler, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP
  • Project Designer

    Ernesto Trindade, AIA, LEED AP
  • Managing Principal

    Robin Cibrano, AIA
  • Design Team Leaders

    Jovana Kandic-Carlot, Aimee Chang, AIA, LEED AP
  • Design Team

    Aiyla Balakumar, Annette Giuffrida-Leveque RA, LEED AP, Tamako Ito, Roberto Macias, Jose Zequeira
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Cannon Design

Courtesy of Cannon Design Courtesy of Cannon Design Courtesy of Cannon Design Courtesy of Cannon Design +41

Raasay Hall / Dualchas Architects

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Raasay Hall / Dualchas Architects, © Andrew Lee
© Andrew Lee

© Andrew Lee © Andrew Lee © Andrew Lee © Andrew Lee +10

The Pavilion at Library of Birmingham / Studio Myerscough

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
The Pavilion at Library of Birmingham / Studio Myerscough, © Gareth Gardner
© Gareth Gardner
  • Architects

  • Location

    Library of Birmingham, Cambridge Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 2EP, UK
  • Design Team

    Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan
  • Painting and sign production

    Morag Myerscough and team
  • Engineers

    Milk Engineers
  • Structure built

    Origin 8 Projects Ltd
  • Client

    Capsule & Birmingham City Council
  • Area

    36.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Gareth Gardner, Courtesy of Studio Myerscough

Courtesy of Studio Myerscough © Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner +19

Foster + Partners Designs Luxury Residential Tower in Manhattan

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
Foster + Partners Designs Luxury Residential Tower in Manhattan, © Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners have just revealed a new design for a 19-story luxury condominium building at 551 West 21st Street, on the western side of Manhattan. The design features a cast concrete frame surrounding windows with a warmly colored metal trim that cover the full 11-foot floor to ceiling height.

Parramatta Square Design Competition

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Parramatta Square Design Competition

Parramatta City Council is delighted to invite you to participate in an exciting architectural design competition, Architectural Concept Competition for Stages 5 and 6 of the Parramatta Square Precinct development, Sydney.Council is inviting architects to submit visionary ideas for two large commercial towers in the heart of Parramatta City Centre.