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Amazing projects from Europe and South Africa, and even a Herzog & de Meuron special you may have missed last week. Check them all after the break. Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre / Peter Rich Architects Last year, architectural photographer Iwan Baan took a trip to South Africa to visit the Mapungubwe Interpretation Center designed by Peter Rich Architects. The 1,500 sqm visitor’s center includes spaces to tell the stories of the place and house artifacts, along with tourist facilities and SANParks offices. The complex is a collection of stone cladded vaults balancing on the sloped site, against the backdrop of Sandstone formations and mopane woodlands (read more…) Madan Park Building / PPST Arquitectura The building houses an incubator for technology based companies and is located at Monte da Caparica, Almada. The form of the building results from a process in which the built mass is moulded and subtracted in response to the irregularity of the plot and the different functional requirements. This dissolution of the volume blurs the limit between exterior and interior, rooting the construction to the soil (read more…) View more View full description
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