Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan

Architect: McBride Charles Ryan - Rob McBride & Debbie-Lyn Ryan
Location: Blairgowrie,
Project Team: Adam Pustola, Meredith Dufour, Michael McManus, Angela Woda
Constructed Area: 290 sqm
Photographs: John Gollings

Mountain Dwellings / BIG with JDS

Architects: BIG Architects
Location: Copenhagen,
Partner in Charge: Bjarke Ingles for , Julien De Smedt for JDS
Project Architect: Jakob Lange
Project Leader: Finn Nørkjær
Project Manager: Jan Borgstrøm
Construction Manager: Henrick Poulsen
Contributors: Annette Jensen, Dariusz Bojarski, Dennis Rasmussen, Eva Hviid-Nielsen, Joao Vieira Costa, Jørn Jensen, Karsten V. Vestergaard, Karsten Hammer Hansen, Leon Rost, Louise Steffensen, Malte Rosenquist, Mia Frederiksen, Ole Elkjær-Larsen, Ole Nannberg, Roberto Rosales Salazar, Rong Bin, Sophus Søbye, Søren Lambertsen, Wataru Tanaka
Collaborators: JDS/JULIEN DE SMEDT ARCHITECTS, Moe & Brødsgaard, Freddy Madsen Rådgivende Ingeniører ApS
Client: Høpfner A/S
Engineering: Moe & Brodsgaard
Construction: DS Elcobyg A/S /PH Montage
Project year: 2008
Constructed Area: 33,000 sqm
Photographs: Dragor Luft, Jacob Boserup, Jens Lindhe, Ulrik Jantzen

Lant Street / Dow Jones Architects

A great factory reconversion by British practice Dow Jones Architects with a great mixture of , and concrete.

Architect’s description and more images after the break.

Villa Berkel / Paul de Ruiter

Architect: Paul de Ruiter
Location: Veenendaal, Netherlands
Project Architect:
Project Team: Sander van Veen, Helga Traksel
Advisor Construction: Van Kessel & Janssen bv
Contractor: Bouwbedrijf Valleibouw
Site Area: 1,232 sqm
Constructed Area: 277 sqm
Project Year: 2003-2004
Construction year: 2004-2005
Photographs: Pieter Kers

Tree hotel / Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter

An interesting concept for a camouflaged on a tree by Swedish architects Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter:

ORDOS 100 #21: PRODUCTORA

This villa is located in plot #02 of the ORDOS project.

Architects: PRODUCTORA / Carlos Bedoya, Victor Jaime, Wonne Ickx, Abel Perles
Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia,
Collaborators: Karel Vancura, Diana León, Iván Villegas, Diego Escamilla
Design year: 2008
Construction year: 2009
Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China
Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China
Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox

Lillefjord Rest area & footbridge / Pushak

Architects: Pushak
Location: Lillefjord, Finnmark,
Project Year: 2006
Client: Norwegian Road Administration, The National Tourist Road Project
Photographs: Pushak

Villanueva’s Public Library / Meza + Piñol + Ramírez + Torres

Architects: Carlos Meza, Alejandro Piñol, Germán Ramírez, Miguel Torres
Location: Villanueva, Colombia
Collaborators: Andrés Rodríguez Cabra y Diana Pizano
Client: National Ministry of Culture, Casanare Government
Graphic design, logo & artwork: Santiago Piñol
Builder: UT Quimper: Ing. Camilo Blanco y Arq. Óscar Pontón
Project year: 2006
Site Area: 2,500 sqm
Constructed Area: 1,551 sqm
Photographs: Nicolás Cabrera, Alejandro Piñol

6 residential houses in Pahkli street / JVR Arhitektuuribüroo

Architects: JVR Arhitektuuribüroo
Location: Tallinn,
Architect in charge: Kalle Vellevoog, Velle Kadalipp
Design Year: 2004
Construction Year: 2005
Constructed area: 903 sqm
Number of flats: 12
Photographs: Arhitektuuribüroo

U house / NDA

Architects: Natalie Dionne Architecture
Location: Montreal,
DesignYear: 2003
Construction Year: 2007
Photographs: Marc Cramer

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Apartment Refurbishment in A. Vespucio / Enrique Browne

Architects: Enrique Browne y Asociados Arquitectos
Location: Santiago,
Collaborators: Hernán Fontaine, Agustín Infante & Nicolás Saieh
Project year: 2007-2008
Constructed Area: 294 sqm
Contractor: Empresa Constructora Mena e Infante
Photographs: Felipe Fontecilla

Ordino Complex / Arteks Arquitectura & Esther Pascal architect

Architect: ARTEKS Arquitectura + Esther Pascal architect
Location: Ordino, Andorra
Architects in charge: Elisabet Faura & Ester Pascal
Collaborators: Gemma Roca, Dalila Pregal, Alvaro Briceño, Malte Ruckert, Ruper Maurus, Carlos Cobreros, Cecilia Vázquez , Alex Miralles
Artistic Collaborator: Victor Pérez Porro
Structure: GETCE BEAL_ Xavier Beal Vilaginés
Utilities: Bernabé Rodriguez
Acoustics: Higini Arau
General Contractor: COIMA S.A
Constructed Area: 9,714 sqm
Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute & Eugeni Pons

In progress: Rennes Métropole Crematorium by PLAN 01

Architects: PLAN 01 architects
Location: Rennes Métropole,
Project team: Jean Bocabeille, Anne-Cécile Comar, Philippe Croisier, Christophe Ouhayoun, Stéphane Pertusier, Ignacio Prego, Dominique Vitti, Anne-Charlotte Zanassi, Julien Zanassi and Nicolas Ziesel
Project manager: Daniela Miccolis
Project year: 2005-2009
Site Area: 1,100 sqm
Budget: US $2,72 M
Photographs: © Stéphane Chalmeau

Pinnacles Interpretive Centre / Woodhead

Woodhead Architects designed this building over a beautiful landscape in Western Australia, integrated with it through the use of . The exterior spaces offer a shaded place to contemplate this landscape.

Wood house in Caviano / Wespi de Meuron

Architects: Markus Wespi Jérôme de Meuron architects
Location: Caviano,
Project year: 2008
Photographs:

Kalmar Museum of Art / Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter

Architects: Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter
Location: Kalmar,
Architects in charge: Bolle Tham & Martin Videgård Hansson
Collaborators: Lukas Thiel (project architect) Tove Belfrage, Erik Wåhlström, Johan Bergholm
Constructed Area: 1,594 sqm + existing
Project year: 2007-2008
Client: Municipality of Kalmar
Photographs: Åke E:son Lindman

Bubbletecture M / Shuhei Endo

Shuhei Endo just shared with us another of his “tecture” series. Bubbletecture M is an amazing bubble-like wooden structure that houses a kindergarden in Osaka, .

More info after the break.

Construction process of the The Cathedral of Christ the Light / SOM

The construction process of the The Cathedral of Christ the Light by (featured earlier on AD), clearly shows the impressive structure that supports the building and its skin.

You can see more at this gallery, courtesy of SOM: