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MS House / Studio Arthur Casas

13:00 - 25 February, 2018
© Ricardo Labougle
© Ricardo Labougle

© Ricardo Labougle © Ricardo Labougle © Ricardo Labougle © Ricardo Labougle + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Fazenda Boa Vista, Brazil
  • Author

    Arthur Casas
  • Design Team

    Marillia Pellegrini, Alexandre Kayat, Renata Adoni, Regiane Khristian, Fernanda Muller
  • Area

    990.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

18 Fantastic Permeable Facades

12:00 - 25 February, 2018
© Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki

© Nguyen Thai Thach © Koji Fuji / Nacasa & Partners Inc © Pedro Nuno Pacheco © Gonzalo Viramonte + 20

Recently, a new trend in architecture has emerged: Several of the latest projects highlighted by ArchDaily, including some winners in the Building of the Year Awards, are using permeable facades as an attractive option for their exterior finishes.

Better lighting, ventilation, and visibility are some of the advantages brought by this type of façades. Below is a selection of 15 images from prominent photographers such as Andrés ValbuenaPedro Nuno Pacheco, and Koji Fuji Nacasa & Partners Inc.

Look Inside a Collection of Barcelona-Based Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin

09:30 - 25 February, 2018
Look Inside a Collection of Barcelona-Based Architecture Offices, Photographed by Marc Goodwin, Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura  . Image © Marc Goodwin
Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura . Image © Marc Goodwin

Architectural photographer Marc Goodwin captures the unique workspaces of architects around the world. So far, Goodwin’s photography has helped us imagine what office life might be like as an architect in London, Paris, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, the Nordic countries, and now, Barcelona. Read on to see the spaces where architects from Ricardo Bofill to Fermin Vazquez design solutions that impact our world.

ESTUDIO DE ARQUITECTURA ALONSO, BALAGUER. Image © Marc Goodwin La Granja. Image © Marc Goodwin Miralles Tagliabue EMBT. Image © Marc Goodwin Miralles Tagliabue EMBT. Image © Marc Goodwin + 20

Obervedere / Collectif Etc

09:00 - 25 February, 2018
Obervedere / Collectif Etc, © Collectif etc
© Collectif etc

© Collectif etc © Collectif etc © Collectif etc © Collectif etc + 18

Who Has Won the Pritzker Prize?

08:00 - 25 February, 2018
Who Has Won the Pritzker Prize?, Pritzker Prize 2017 Ceremony: Ryue Nishizawa, Tadao Ando, Kazuyo Sejima, Rafael Aranda, Glenn Murcutt, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta, Toyo Ito, Shigeru Ban. Image © The Hyatt Foundation / Pritzker Architecture Prize
Pritzker Prize 2017 Ceremony: Ryue Nishizawa, Tadao Ando, Kazuyo Sejima, Rafael Aranda, Glenn Murcutt, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta, Toyo Ito, Shigeru Ban. Image © The Hyatt Foundation / Pritzker Architecture Prize

The Pritzker Prize is the most important award in the field of architecture, awarded to a living architect whose built work "has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity through the art of architecture." The Prize rewards individuals, not entire offices, as took place in 2000 (when the jury selected Rem Koolhaas instead of his firm OMA) or in 2016 (with Alejandro Aravena selected instead of Elemental); however, the prize can also be awarded to multiple individuals working together, as took place in 2001 (Herzog & de Meuron), 2010 (Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA), and 2017 (Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, and Ramon Vilalta of RCR Arquitectes).

The award is an initiative funded by Jay Pritzker through the Hyatt Foundation, an organization associated with the hotel company of the same name that Jay founded with his brother Donald in 1957. The award was first given in 1979, when the American architect Philip Johnson, was awarded for his iconic works such as the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.

The Pritzker Prize has been awarded for almost forty straight years without interruption, and there are now 18 countries with at least one winning architect. To date, half of the winners are European; while the Americas, Asia, and Oceania share the other twenty editions. So far, no African architect has been awarded, making it the only continent without a winner.

Touguinha House / Raulino Silva

05:00 - 25 February, 2018
Touguinha House / Raulino Silva, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 35

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Team

    Raulino Silva, Cátia Sampaio, Daniela Amorim, João Mendes
  • Area

    300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Le Jardin du Côteau / Christian Blachot Architecture

02:00 - 25 February, 2018
Le Jardin du Côteau / Christian Blachot Architecture, © Christian Blachot
© Christian Blachot

© Christian Blachot © Christian Blachot © Christian Blachot © Christian Blachot + 15

Chongqing Tiandi Art Museum / Shenzhen Huahui Design

20:00 - 24 February, 2018
Night view. Image © Zhi Xia
Night view. Image © Zhi Xia

© Zhi Xia Mountain lake and the building. Image © Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia + 38

  • Architects

  • Location

    Yuzhong, Chongqing, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Cheng Xiao
  • Design Team

    Shibo Yin, Qifan He, Weiwei Mao
  • Structural Designer

    Mu Xu, Tingting Zhao
  • Client

    Chongqing Vanke Real Estate Co., Ltd.
  • Area

    1600.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Laurian Ghinitoiu Captures Visitors' Delight at Asif Khan and Hyundai's Interactive Olympic Pavilion

16:00 - 24 February, 2018
© Laurian Ghinitoiu
© Laurian Ghinitoiu

Earlier this month, the Winter Olympics was officially opened in South Korea. Laurian Ghinitiou visited PyeongChang to capture the celebrations and the festivities of the Winter Olympic Games. At the Olympic Park, he turned his lens towards the now-famous Vantablack VBx2 building designed by Hyundai and Asif Khan. The pavilion was conceived of as a "narrative" and everything from the facade to the five rooms within -- water, solar, electrolysis, hydrogen fuel stack and recreation of water -- were part of the story. 

The unique experience starts from the initial encounter of the pitch-black building at the Olympic Park to the final room where water droplets ripple off the walls. The alluring black facade, for example, embodies the dearth of light in space, as well as the infinite possibilities of the universe. The universe is also the birth place of Hydrogen during the Big Bang and is where the narrative begins.

Hyundai chose to build the complex in the Olympic Park in order to reveal to visitors how Hydrogen energy is conceived, but the designers made sure this was not going to be purely a science experiment. Laurian Ghinitoiu captures how the pavilion is all about novelty, delight, and the visitor experience.

Check out the full series below:

© Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu + 31

NYC's High Line Wins the 2017 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

14:00 - 24 February, 2018
NYC's High Line Wins the 2017 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design , © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

Eight long and prosperous years have passed since the first part of the New York High Line opened in 2009. As a prominent piece New York's architectural and urban identity, it is no wonder that it has been awarded the Harvard GSD Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design, recognising the ongoing efforts of the Friends of the High Line for their adaptivity to the changing context of the park and their support from the beginning for design excellence.

The jury was particularly inspired by the multidisciplinary project between James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet Oudolf, spanning the public and private domains as a model of collaborative design. It was also commented on the social and political relevance of the High Line in saving a piece of American history from ruin and interacting through community outreach programs and a wider dissemination program for cities across the US.

House MV / Cristian Alvarado Espinoza

13:00 - 24 February, 2018
House MV / Cristian Alvarado Espinoza, Courtesy of Cristian Alvarado Espinoza
Courtesy of Cristian Alvarado Espinoza

Courtesy of Cristian Alvarado Espinoza Courtesy of Cristian Alvarado Espinoza Courtesy of Cristian Alvarado Espinoza Courtesy of Cristian Alvarado Espinoza + 48

Most Architects Prefer Working in Organized Spaces, But Some Opt for "Organized Chaos"

12:00 - 24 February, 2018
Most Architects Prefer Working in Organized Spaces, But Some Opt for "Organized Chaos", © Matheus Pereira
© Matheus Pereira

When we say "most" architects, we're basing our conclusion on the responses to our first AD Discussion of 2018. Even though Tim Harford, author of the book Messy, contends that disorder and a bit of confusion can be linked to spaces that inspire more creativity, our readers tend to disagree. In our review of comments on our article, the majority of respondents explained that workspaces with out-of-place objects negatively affected their ability to concentrate. Many responses alluded to their more efficient and prolific results gained by working in an organized space. But that doesn't mean that all ArchDaily readers agreed; there are still ardent defenders of "control chaos" who insist that their best work emerges from working beneath piles of papers or supplies. 

Watch Robert A M Stern Make the Case for Preserving Philip Johnson's AT&T Building

09:30 - 24 February, 2018
Watch Robert A M Stern Make the Case for Preserving Philip Johnson's AT&T Building, Rendering of Snøhetta's renovation plans for the AT&T Building. Image © DBOX
Rendering of Snøhetta's renovation plans for the AT&T Building. Image © DBOX

In a recent film published by Metropolis Magazine, New York-based architect Robert A M Stern explains why we should care about Philip Johnson’s controversial AT&T building. As landmark designation hearings to protect the buildings external facade continue, demolition of the lobby of this iconic Postmodern New York City skyscraper has already completed.

The designs by Snøhetta for the renovation of the building at 550 Madison Avenue have launched the building to the forefront of the debate about the preservation of Postmodern heritage. The plans include replacing the stone facade with undulating glass in order to transform the building's street presence. Should plans progress, the once prominent arched entry will sit behind fritted glass and stone covered columns will be unwrapped to create a hovering datum.

L’ATALANTE / KOZ architectes

09:00 - 24 February, 2018
L’ATALANTE  / KOZ architectes, © Cécile SEPTET
© Cécile SEPTET

© Cécile SEPTET © Cécile SEPTET © Cécile SEPTET © Cécile SEPTET + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    25 Avenue du Maréchal Franchet d'Esperey, 75016 Paris, France
  • Architect in Charge

    Christophe Ouhayoun, Nicolas Ziesel, Cécile Gayraud

  • Area

    3545.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

4 Best Instagram Hashtags To Follow If You Want to See Great Architecture

08:00 - 24 February, 2018
4 Best Instagram Hashtags To Follow If You Want to See Great Architecture, via ArchDaily
via ArchDaily

The hashtag officially became part of the Oxford English Dictionary in 2014, and whether you tend to use them or not, they are a pretty unavoidable internet tool that helps users connect related internet content. Maybe you’re hashtagging photos to get featured on a certain account or to poke some fun at yourself (see Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon)? But serious ArchDaily readers have been using “#” to group beautiful photographs of architecture for the better part of a decade. When Instagram announced that it was possible to follow hashtags, die-hard taggers found a way to discover and like new content without actively seeking it out.

via ArchDaily via ArchDaily via ArchDaily via ArchDaily + 8

Ensaio 04 / FAHR 021.3

05:00 - 24 February, 2018
Ensaio 04 / FAHR 021.3, © José Campos
© José Campos

© José Campos © José Campos © José Campos © José Campos + 23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Povoa de Varzim, Portugal
  • Team

    Hugo Reis, Filipa Frois Almeida, Sérgio Marafona, Catarina Azevedo
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Centre for Plasma Physics and Lasers / Sparch Sakellaridou - Papanikolaou Architects

02:00 - 24 February, 2018
Centre for Plasma Physics and Lasers / Sparch Sakellaridou - Papanikolaou Architects, © Erieta Attali
© Erieta Attali

© Erieta Attali © Erieta Attali © Erieta Attali © Erieta Attali + 19

Asia Pacific Youth Exchange Center of Fudan University / W&R GROUP

22:00 - 23 February, 2018
Asia Pacific Youth Exchange Center of Fudan University / W&R GROUP, © Yijie Hu
© Yijie Hu

© Yijie Hu © Yijie Hu © Yijie Hu © Yijie Hu + 56

  • Architect firm

  • Location

    220 Handan Rd, WuJiaoChang, Yangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Jinwei Xu
  • Project Team

    Micron Architecture Office of W&R Group
  • Project pre Design Team

    Zhao Lifeng, Cao Xu, Wang Hongjie
  • Area

    1338.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs