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Grow with the Forest Valley Villas / Origin Architect

21:00 - 31 October, 2017
Grow with the Forest Valley Villas / Origin Architect, © Zhi Xia
© Zhi Xia

© Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia © Zhi Xia + 37

  • Architects

  • Location

    Changbai Mountain Chibei Erdaobai-river Town, Jilin, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Li Ji
  • Architecture Design

    Li Ji, Zhang Hao, Liu Hongyan, Wang Shuyu, Wang Jing, Luo Qi, Bai Di, Shi Yan
  • Area

    2450.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

AD Round-Up: 9 Projects That Make Creative Use Of Cor-Ten Steel

11:30 - 6 May, 2015
AD Round-Up: 9 Projects That Make Creative Use Of Cor-Ten Steel, Dovecote Studio / Haworth Tompkins. Image © Philip Vile
Dovecote Studio / Haworth Tompkins. Image © Philip Vile

One of the most interesting trends in architectural materials of recent years is the increase in use of weathering steel - more commonly referred to by its trademark name, Cor-Ten. Thought the material has been around for decades, first being used for architectural purposes in the Eero Saarinen-designed John Deere Headquarters in 1964, the material has seen a surge in popularity in the last decade or so, being used in everything from individual houses and tiny kiosks, to SHoP's design for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, which used a staggering 12,000 weathering steel panels.

To celebrate this material we've rounded up nine of the most innovative and striking uses of weathering steel from recent years: Haworth Tompkins' tiny Dovecote Studio; Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios' offices and student housing at Broadcasting Place; the perforated facade of IGC Tremp by Oikosvia Arquitectura; the rusted ribbons of Ron Arad's Design Museum Holon; vertical striations on The Corten House by DMOA Architecten; Tony Hobba Architects' Third Wave Kiosk and its corrugated Cor-Ten walls; striking patterned facades in Santiago's Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center by Cristian Fernandez Arquitectos, Lateral Arquitectura & Diseño; weathered facades and louvers in Guillermo Hevia's Ferreteria O´Higgins; and finally the folding garage-style doors of Origin Architect's Refurbishment of the Offset Printing Factory.

Broadcasting Place / Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. Image © Sapa: Architectural Aluminium Solutions IGC Tremp / Oikosvia Arquitectura. Image Courtesy of Oikosvia Arquitectura Design Museum Holon / Ron Arad Architects. Image © Ron Arad Architects The Corten House / DMOA Architecten. Image © Luc Roymans Third Wave Kiosk / Tony Hobba Architects. Image © Rory Gardiner Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center / Cristian Fernandez Arquitectos, Lateral Arquitectura & Diseño. Image © Nico Saieh Ferreteria O´Higgins / GH+A | Guillermo Hevia. Image © Nico Saieh Refurbishment of the Offset Printing Factory / Origin Architect. Image © Xia Zhi + 11

Refurbishment of the Offset Printing Factory / Origin Architect

00:00 - 2 June, 2014
Refurbishment of the Offset Printing Factory / Origin Architect, © Xia Zhi
© Xia Zhi

© Xia Zhi © Xia Zhi © Xia Zhi © Xia Zhi + 24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Dongcheng, Beijing, China
  • Architect in Charge

    Li Ji
  • Design Team

    Zhang Hui, Lian Hui, Wang Jing
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

'Calling of the Sea' - Exhibition Hall for Yantai Development Zone Blueprint / Origin Architect

04:00 - 28 February, 2012
Courtesy of Origin Architect
Courtesy of Origin Architect

‘Calling of the Sea’, the proposal for the exhibition hall for Yantai Development Zone Blueprint by Origin Architect, will be not only a space to exhibit the blueprint of Yantai City, but also present an attitude itself and the possible future of the coastal city, as well as the visions experienced directly. The starting point for the entire design derives from cherishing and respect to unique land conditions. It makes an attempt for common development and symbiotic relationship of urban architectures and nature, protect and develop natural resources, and restore hangovers from the past. In the end, it can make the city’s single coastal environment thriving. More images and architects’ description after the break.