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Video: Musealization of the Archaeological Site of Praça Nova of São Jorge Castle by JLCG Arquitectos

Once again, Vítor Gabriel shared with us this beautiful video of the Musealization of the Archaeological Site of Praça Nova of São Jorge Castle designed by portuguese architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça to preserve some archaeological discoveries – Iron Age settlement, Mediaeval Muslim occupation and a Fifteenth Century Palace – found in 1996. You can check the complete project material on our previous article, over here.

In Progress: Brick House / iStudio Architecture

Courtesy of iStudio Architecture
Courtesy of iStudio Architecture

Mumbai-based iStudio Architecture shared with us their Brick House, a great project using bricks, stone, wood, bamboo and ferro-cement. The house, located in Wada, is expected to be completed by the end of this year. More images and architect’s description after the break.

AD Round Up: Stone Houses Part II

To start this week’s Round Up, we bring your our second part of previously featured stone houses. And of course, remember to check the first part right here.

ORDOS 100 #42: Rojkind Arquitectos

This villa is located in plot ORDOS project.

Architects: Rojkind Arquitectos Project Principal: Michel Rojkind Project leader: Agustin Pereyra Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Project team: Juan Carlos Vidals (3D massing) Alejandro Biguria, Moritz Melchert, Mónica Orozco, Phillip Jung, José Moreno, Laura Rodriguez , Roberto Gil Will, Tere Levy, Alan Rahmane Structural Engineer: Juan Felipe Heredia Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009-2010 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox

AD Round Up: Stone Houses Part I

Choosing the main material for your house may be quite a problem. Wood? Steel? Or stone? So to finish this week’s Round Up, we bring you previoulsy featured stone houses on ArchDaily.

The Norwegian Embassy in Nepal / Kristin Jarmund Architects

This is funny: While browsing architecture offices websites in look for new works to publish in ArchDaily for our beloved readers, I found this project. I bookmarked it to contact the architects the next day, and when I woke up I had an email from Kristin Jarmund Architects offering us this project for publishing.

Well, enough of this, lets go to the project description.