Istanbul Sapphire / Tabanlioglu Architects

© Thomas Mayer

Architects: Tabanlioglu Architects / Melkan Gürsel & Murat Tabanlioglu
Location: ,
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 165,169 sqm
Photographs: Helene Binet, Thomas Mayer

Four Sport Scenarios / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Felipe Mesa (Plan:b)


Architects: Giancarlo Mazzanti + Felipe Mesa (Plan:b)
Location: Medellín, Colombia
Constructor: Coninsa-Ramón H
Structural Engineering: Nicolás Parra y Daniel Lozano – CNI Ingenieros
Electrical Engineering: EBINGEL
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Iwan Baan

Rubí Market and Town Hall Offices / MiAS Arquitectes

© Adrià Goula

Architect: MiAS Arquitectes / Josep Miàs
Location: , Spain
Client: Rubí Town Hall
Structural Consultants: BOMA
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 1,600 sqm (offices), 5,600 sqm (parking), 2,500 sqm (public space)
Photographs: Adrià Goula

Barceloneta Market / MiAS Arquitectes

© Adrià Goula

Architects: MiAS Arquitectes / Josep Miàs, Silvia Brandi, Adriana Porta, Maria Chiara Ziliani, Andreu Canut, Carles Bou
Location: , Spain
Engineers: JG instalaciones
Structural Consultants: BOMA
Partners: Mònica Vila, Ana Moretti and José Miñarro
Project Year: 2007
Project Area: 5,200 sqm
Photographs: Adrià Goula

El Secreto House / Pascal Arquitectos

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Architects: Pascal Arquitectos
Location: , Mexico
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 624.42 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Pascal Arquitectos

New Santa Lucía University General Hospital / CASA sólo arquitectos

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Architects: CASA sólo arquitectos
Location: , Spain
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 114,369 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of CASA sólo arquitectos

Landsbyhuset / Cebra

© Vivian Leisner

Architects: Cebra
Location: ,
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 600 sqm
Photographs: Vivian Leisner

Alex Haley Interpretive Center / Askew Nixon Ferguson

© Jeffrey Jacobs Photography

Architects: Askew Nixon Ferguson
Location: , Tennessee,
Principal in Charge: William Ferguson
Project Designer: Louis R Pounders
Project Team: Bob Land, Brian Martinelli, Liz Engel, Tava Frazier
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 604 sqm
Photographs: Jeffrey Jacobs Photography

Netcenter / François Leclercq and Zakarian-Navelet Architectes

© Céline Michelon

Architects: François Leclercq and Zakarian-Navelet Architectes
Location: , France
Project team: Romain Dufour, Olivier Navelet, , Stanislas Zakarian
Engineer: Sotec ingénierie
Project year: 2008
Project area: 5,000 sqm
Photographer: Céline Michelon

The Orchidarium Professor Ruth Cardoso / Decio Tozzi

© Ricardo Canton

Architects: Decio Tozzi
Location: Villa-Lobos Park,
Collaborators: Stefani Samara,  Natalia Necco
Project year: 2010
Photographs: Ricardo Canton

The Lacey / Division1

© Debi Fox

Architects: Division1
Location: ,
Project area: 25,000 sqf
Project year: 2009
Photographs: Debi Fox Photography

Alphaville Piracicaba / Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos


Architects: Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos (FGMF Arquitetos)
Location: Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil
Authors: Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes and Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz
Collaborators: Marília Caetano, Ana Paula Barbosa, Dante Furlan, Mônica Harumi, Bruno Milan, Flávio Faggion
Structural Engineering: Delta Mais Engenharia
Hydraulics and Electrics: Esotécnica Engenharia
Lighting: Marcos Castilha
Landscaping: MHC Paisagismo
Construction: Alphaville S.A.
Elements: Marcenaria Rutra
Local area: 15,820 sqm
Constructed area: 930 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Fran Parente

Museum of Steel / FGMF Arquitetos

© FGMF Arquitetos

Architects: FGMF Arquitetos – Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes and Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz

Location: Sao Paulo,

Renders and drawings: Courtesy of Fernando Forte

Disconnected Pavilion / Plan B Arquitectos

© Sergio Gómez - Phase 2

Architects: Plan: b Arquitectos + Federico Mesa
Location: Medellín,
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Sergio Gómez

Video: Dot Envelope / OFIS Arhitekti

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Here is another video from  OFIS arhitekti, this time showing the making of Dot Envelope, a project which we already published back in 2008, located in .

Berkshires XIII House / Burr & McCallum Architects

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Architects: Burr & McCallum Architects
Location: , , USA
Project area: 4,600 sqf
Project year: 2010
Photographs: Michael Lavin Flower

AD Classics: Chase Manhattan Plaza / SOM

| Erich Locker

Known for their innovation and economy in design, SOMs Chase Plaza in the Financial District of Lower displays SOMs architectural language on efficiency and its relationship with the public realm.  Completed in 1961, the 60 story skyscraper by Gordon Bunshaft of SOM is a coming of age story for Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill presence as an [inter]national leader of corporate architectural design that evokes efficiency and functionality.

More on the Chase Manhattan Plaza after the break.

Housing in the Born Refurbishment / ARQUITECTURA-G

© José Hevia

Architects: ARQUITECTURA-G (Jonathan Arnabat, Jordi Ayala-Bril, Aitor Fuentes, Igor Urdampilleta)
Location: , Spain
Project area: 34 sqm
Project year: 2010 – 2011
Photographs: José Hevia