Cruise Ship Terminal in Bilbao / [baragaño]

© Mariela Apollonio
Architects: [baragaño]
Location: ,
Architects in Charge: Sergio Baragaño [baragaño], David García [Modultec], Mario Hernáez [Autoridad Portuaria], Enrique Muga [Satie Arquitectos], Joseba Ugarte [Arquitecto Técnico]
Project Team: Ana López, Inés Suárez, Verónica Carreño
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 1,482 sqm
Photographs: Mariela Apollonio


‘Imperfect Health: The Medicalization of Architecture’ Exhibition

The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal presents Imperfect Health: the Medicalization of Architecture, on view in the main galleries which started on October 15th and is up until April 1, 2012. Photographs, publications, art and design projects and architectural models…

nr1977 / mihadesign

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Architect: mihadesign
Location: , Tokyo,
Project Year: 71.5 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Sadao Hotta

WSJ. Magazine’s 1st Annual Innovator of the Year Awards

'Mountain Dwellings' by architect,

WSJ. Magazine recently announced its inaugural Innovator of the Year Awards, honoring the most creative, disruptive, and influential individuals in the world today. In conjunction with the November issue of WSJ., seven winners will be honored at a dinner on Thursday, October 27, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The November issue of WSJ. will hit newsstands on Saturday, October 29, as part of WSJ Weekend.

The winners of the 2011 ’s Innovator of the Year Awards are: Ai Weiwei (Art); Katie Grand (Fashion); Elon Musk (Technology); Bjarke Ingels (Architecture); Steve Ells (Food); Joris Laarman (Design); and The Giving Pledge, founded by Warren Buffet and Bill Gates (Philanthropy). More information on the awards after the break.

Clayfield House / Shaun Lockyer Architects

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Architects: Shaun Lockyer Architects
Location: ,
Project Team: Shaun Lockyer – Design Principal, Lucy Hyndman – Project Architect, Jen Lambkin – Architect, Richard Pain – Architectural Technician, Corinne Bolton – Interiors
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 450 sqm
Photographs: Aperture Photography

Closing Reception: Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings

Courtesy of Storefront for Art and Architecture

Storefront for Art and Architecture will host a “closing ceremony” for the exhibition, Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings, an exhibition by Matilde Cassani that explores secret, sacred territory throughout New York, on November 5, 2011 at 5pm. The ceremony will include discussion with local clergy on the condition of religion in the city of New York, focusing on the religious spaces that are built in non-traditional places to worship. The reception is free and open to the public. For more information, visit here.

Courtesy of Hrvoje Njiric + Arhitekti

Affordable Utopias Lecture / Hrvoje Njiric + Arhitekti

Made possible through the support of SCohen Steel & Style, Hrvoje Njiric + Arhitekti… is presenting a lecture on Affordable Utopias at the Zezeze Architecture Gallery on November 7th.
Hrvoje Njiric is one of the most prominent architects to come

Caffè di Mezzo / JM Architecture

© Jacopo Mascheroni

Architects: JM Architecture / Jacopo Mascheroni
Location: ,
Design Team: Paolo Basco (Project Manager), Fabrizio Demma, Jansen Lara
Structural Engineering: Ing. Giulio Bergamin, San Martino di Lupari (PD)
Mechanical Engineering: Studio Tre Progettazione, Castelfranco Veneto (TV)
General Contractor: Metris GmbH / Srl, Molini di Tures (BZ)
Electrical Engineering: Elektro Ewald, Falzes (BZ)
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Jacopo Mascheroni

Vote Now: 2011 Zombie Safe House Competition

Image provided by 2011 Zombie Safe House Competition

For the second year in a row, has inspired 200 applicants from 12 countries to design imaginative zombie-proof architecture that will save thousands of lives during the inevitable zombie apocalypse. The goal of the competition is to “design a haven that can withstand a full-on zombie assault on civilization as we know it.”

These creative designs may one day save you from the dead, therefore voting is important. Click here to browse through the entries and give thumbs up to your favorite designs. Voting ends on Halloween, October 31st, 2011.

Continue reading to view some of the top competitors.

Urban Redevelopment of the Plaza del Milenio / EXP architects


Architect: EXP architects
Location: , Spain
Client: Ayuntamiento de Valladolid, Spain
Project Area: 2.5 Hectares
Photographs: TAFYR, EXP architectes

Shelburne Museum / Ann Beha Architects

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Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont is one of North America’s finest, most diverse and unconventional museums of art, design and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds.

Ann Beha Architects’ design for Shelburne’s new center for art and education establishes a striking presence along Vermont’s Route 7. This project is part of the Museum’s $14M capital campaign. Construction is tentatively planned to start next year with the center opening in 2013.

Townhouse Prototype / AllesWirdGut Architektur

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The townhouse prototype design by AllesWirdGut Architektur demonstrates how the new office and shopping building fits in with the typology of detached townhouses in the neighborhood. Slight twists of the basic volume actively impact the surrounding urban fabric such as a bend in the longitudinal facade and the staggering of floors. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Landscape Design for Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University / The Office of James Burnett

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Landscape Architect: The Office of James Burnett (OJB)
Location: , , USA
Architect: KieranTimberlake
Photographs: Hester + Hardaway


Suprastudio Greg Lynn from UCLA Architecture & Urban De on Vimeo.

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, led by Greg Lynn, recently announced SUPRASTUDIO 2012-2013, a new model for architectural education that elevates the academic experience of future leaders in architectural design to a level unique amongst post-professional M.Arch. II programs. The M.Arch. II degree promotes critical practice by emphasizing applied research. The application deadline is Dec. 15, 2011. For more information, please visit their official website here.

MPD Office / StudioLAB

Courtesy of StudioLAB

Architects: StudioLAB, LLC
Location: Meat Packing District, , NY, USA
Design Team: Matthew Miller, Ryan Ho
Contractor: D&D1 Corp.
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 3,000 sqf
Photographs: Courtesy of StudioLAB

Apogee Stadium Awarded LEED Platinum Certification / HKS Architects

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The United States Green Building Council has awarded the University of North Texas’ Apogee Stadium, designed by HKS Architects and built by Manhattan Construction Company, a Certification, making it the first newly constructed collegiate football stadium in the nation to achieve the highest level of LEED certification.

The 31,000-seat Apogee Stadium features luxury suites, an amenity-filled club level, a Spirit Store, a corporate deck and a unique end-zone seating area. In addition to hosting UNT events, it will serve the entire North Texas region as a venue for outdoor concerts, community events, high school games and band competitions. More project information after the break.

River Park Modrany / EDIT! Architects

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EDIT! Architects shared with us their design for River Park Modrany, a residential complex in the Modrany district, located in the south of by the Vltava river. The district is typically covered with villas from the beginning of 20th century that surround the Modrany landmark, a 60m high Microna tower. We have divided the plot into strips of land in a perpendicular axis to the main urban lines [tramline, train tracks, main road, the river itself]. A building volume has been placed into every strip and main vertical cores have been defined for all volumes. We have stretched up the core building parts in a way to create the hill-like shapes of the buildings. The volumes have been afterwards rotated in order to improve the particular views from every building. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Bodrum Vicem / Emre Arolat Architects

Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects

Architects: Emre Arolat Architects
Location: ,
Client: Vicem Yacht – Sanko Holding Cooperation
Concept Design: eaa-emre arolat architects
Responsible Architect: emre arolat, başak akkoyunlu, natali tombak, sezer bahtiyar (-preliminary project); gonca paşolar, natali tombak (construction project)
Project Team: Tansel Dalgalı, Ünal Ali Özger, Leyla Kori, Natali Tombak, Taner Arıkan, Nurgül Yardım, Taha Alkan
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 9,500 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Emre Arolat Architects