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Architecture Photos That Show Good Design Goes with Good Boys

06:00 - 9 July, 2018
Architecture Photos That Show Good Design Goes with Good Boys, Casa Dox / Mjölk architekti. Image © BoysPlayNice
Casa Dox / Mjölk architekti. Image © BoysPlayNice

Casa La Quinta / Pablo Pérez Palacios, Alfonso de la Concha Rojas, Miguel Vargas, Blas Treviño, Jorge Quiroga . Image © Rafael Gamo Casas Catalinas / Agustín Lozada. Image © Gonzalo Viramonte MK5 House / ORTRAUM. Image © Marc Goodwin Unleashed Dog Spa / Square One Interiors. Image © Ihor Pona + 33

Are you a cat or dog lover? At ArchDaily we know that you're as big an animal lover as we are. They inspire us, keep us company, and in the case of architectural photography, give us an idea of a structure's scale. We previously made a collection of photographs starring cats and architecture, and we could never forget our dog-loving readers. We bring you a collection of photographs where dogs take center stage. 

Casa La Quinta / PPAA Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados + Alfonso de la Concha Rojas

11:00 - 4 July, 2018
Casa La Quinta / PPAA Pérez Palacios Arquitectos Asociados + Alfonso de la Concha Rojas, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo + 31

21 Examples of Brise Soleils in Mexico and Its Diverse Applications

08:00 - 2 July, 2018
21 Examples of Brise Soleils in Mexico and Its Diverse Applications

Estudio Iturbide / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Image Cortesía de Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo Vivienda en Puebla / Comunal Taller de Arquitectura. Image © Onnis Luque Juzgados Oral-Penal en Pátzcuaro / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Image © Rafael Gamo La Tallera / Frida Escobedo. Image © Rafael Gamo + 22

The brise soleil is an architectural element that has been used since ancient times to create subtle barriers between the interior and the exterior. Its use and design have been diversified over the years through the research and technology with which these elements are applied, creating the ability to build a small window to a complete facade and pavilion that seem to float.

We know that Mexico is a country with one of the most diverse climates, thus the use of a brise soleil is positioned stronger within the guild. Also, rural areas have long adapted the feature in Mexico, demonstrating its beauty and usefulness. Read on for our collection of 21 brise soleil features in Mexican projects to inspire you with its diverse applications.

Hotel Hyatt Regency Andares / Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

13:00 - 20 June, 2018
Hotel Hyatt Regency Andares / Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo + 31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
  • President of Architecture Firma

    Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas
  • Architecture Leader

    Javier Sordo Madaleno de Haro
  • Project leader

    Andrés Cajiga
  • Area

    5315.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photography

    Rafael Gamo

15 Impressive Atriums (And Their Sections)

12:00 - 10 June, 2018
15 Impressive Atriums (And Their Sections), © Tim Van de Velde
© Tim Van de Velde

Cortesía de 3XN Cortesía de Paul de Ruiter Architects Cortesía de Renzo Piano Building Workshop + Payette Cortesía de Renzo Piano Building Workshop + 31

Offices and cultural buildings both offer the perfect opportunity to design the atrium of your dreams. These central spaces, designed to allow serendipitous meetings of users or to help with orientation in the building, are spacious and offer a lot of design freedom. Imposing scales, sculptural stairs, eccentric materials, and indoor vegetation are just some of the resources used to give life to these spaces. To help you with your design ideas, below we have gathered a selection of 15 notable atriums and their section drawings.

Natural Light and Ventilation: 17 Remarkable Courtyards

12:00 - 3 June, 2018
Natural Light and Ventilation: 17 Remarkable Courtyards, © Quang Dam
© Quang Dam

© Yoon Joonhwan © Erieta Attali © Nguyen Tien Thanh © Pablo Blanco + 17

This week we present a selection of 17 excellent images of interior courtyards. These spaces bring many advantages to a design such as increased natural light and improved ventilation conditions, while providing occupants with direct access to the outside and to nature. Below is a selection of images from prominent photographers such as Quang DamFran Parente, and Pablo Blanco

Pujol / JSa

11:00 - 17 May, 2018
Pujol / JSa, © Luis Gallardo
© Luis Gallardo

© Luis Gallardo © Luis Gallardo © Luis Gallardo © Rafael Gamo + 16

  • Architects

    JSa
  • Location

    Tennyson 133, Polanco, Mexico City
  • Lead Architects

    Javier Sánchez + Aisha Ballesteros + Micaela de Bernardi
  • Design Team

    Selene García, Alma Caballero, Mario I. Gudiño, Andrea Garín, Laura Natividad
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

El Humedal / TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento

09:00 - 14 May, 2018
El Humedal / TAAR / Taller de Arquitectura de Alto Rendimiento, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo + 33

  • Architect

  • Location

    Calle 5 de Mayo 300, Sta Maria Ahuacatlan, 51200 Valle de Bravo, Méx., Mexico
  • Architect in Charge

    Carlos Ruiz Galindo Ripol, Isaac Cielak Grynberg
  • Special facilities

    Entorno Taller de Paisaje, BIOe
  • Area

    791.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographer

    Rafael Gamo

11 of the Most Impressive and Innovative Rooftop Spaces

12:00 - 25 March, 2018
11 of the Most Impressive and Innovative Rooftop Spaces, © Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki

© Bruno Helbling © Studio Bauhaus, Ryuji Inoue © Bruce Damonte © Hiroyuki Oki + 12

This week, we present a selection of 11 of the best images of rooftop spaces. These spaces, usually terraces conceived for the enjoyment of views and fresh air, can often be the most important element of a design. Some of these rooftops surprise us with wonderful gardens, others with impressive pools, and others even with fun games for children. Below is a selection of images from prominent photographers such as Nico ArellanoHiroyuki Oki, and Amit Geron.

The 50 Most Popular Architecture Photographs of 2017

12:00 - 7 January, 2018
The 50 Most Popular Architecture Photographs of 2017, © Shu He
© Shu He

At ArchDaily, we're lucky enough to know a fantastic network of architecture professionals, allowing us to share the world's best architecture with our audience. But our articles wouldn't be the same without the many photographers who dedicate themselves to making incredible, inspiring images. For that reason, here we present the 50 most popular architecture images of 2017.

10 Stylish Images of Cars and Architecture: The Best Photos of the Week

12:00 - 31 December, 2017
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Bruno Candiotto © Michael Sinclair © Ketsiree Wongwan © Darren Bradley + 12

The inclusion of cars in photographs of architecture is an interesting tool that can  help the viewer to understand the scale of a building. The addition of an automobile to a scene can not only help to transmit a notion of the size of the photographed elements, it can also be used to generate interesting compositional relationships to benefit the photograph as a whole. Below, we've highlighted a selection of 10 images from prominent photographers such as Rafael GamoMichael Sinclair and Bruno Candiotto which make effective use of this technique.

Oral-Criminal Court in Pátzcuaro / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo

13:00 - 26 November, 2017
Oral-Criminal Court in Pátzcuaro / Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo                          © Rafael Gamo                          © Rafael Gamo                          © Rafael Gamo                          + 26

Interview with Javier Sanchez: “Where are the Projects? Let’s Find Them!”

09:30 - 17 October, 2017
Interview with Javier Sanchez: “Where are the Projects? Let’s Find Them!”, The 22, Lima, Peru, 2010. Image © Eduardo Hirose
The 22, Lima, Peru, 2010. Image © Eduardo Hirose

In the decade since the start of the financial crisis, there has been an explosion in the number of architectural practices that have pursued unusual and ingenious business models—among the most popular of which is the concept of the developer-architect, who serves as their own client. With his architecture firm and development company JSa, Javier Sanchez has been proving this concept since long before the financial crisis hit. In the latest interview of his City of Ideas series—and the third of his interviews with Mexican architects after Enrique NortenAlberto Kalach and  Mauricio Rocha and Gabriela Carrillo—Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks to Sanchez about the benefits of working as one’s own client and how JSa leverages its business model to improve the city.

Vladimir Belogolovsky: You are often described as a developer first and an architect second. Is that accurate? How do you see yourself?

Javier Sanchez: Well, I started as a developer and I became an architect as a consequence. In fact, in the beginning, I only worked as a developer. Now about three-quarters of our projects are for other clients and only a quarter we develop ourselves. I think of development as a tool that enables me to do my architecture. This is what I learned directly from my father’s partner who, apart from heading their architecture studio, worked on small-scale development projects on his own, in partnership with investors. He was both an architect and client, which was intriguing to me. In a way, it was almost like being an artist, since artists don’t usually have clients. I like the idea that an architect can face himself and the project directly without having a client.

Carlota Hotel, Mexico City, Mexico, 2015. Image © Rafael Gamo Spanish Cultural Center, Mexico City, Mexico, 2012. Image © Rafael Gamo Hotel Condesa, Mexico City, Mexico, 2005. Image © Luis Gordoa Amsterdam Tower, Mexico City, Mexico, 2012. Image Courtesy of JSa + 58

Little House. Big City / Office of Architecture

15:00 - 26 September, 2017
Little House. Big City / Office of Architecture, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Matthew Williams © Matthew Williams © Matthew Williams + 34

20 Incredible Images of Architecture and Animals: The Best Photos of the Week

11:00 - 10 September, 2017
20 Incredible Images of Architecture and Animals: The Best Photos of the Week, © BoysPlayNice
© BoysPlayNice

For the animal lovers among our audience, this week we have put together a special roundup of images of architecture alongside some marvelous critters. While not exactly a mainstay of architectural photography, proponents of the form like BoysPlayNice, Jesus Granada and Rafael Gamo have dared to include animal inhabitants in their architectural compositions. Read on to see a selection of 20 creative images where you will find horses, sheep, cows, goats, dogs, cats, and even elephants.

© Gartnerfuglen & Mariana de Delás © Matharoo Associates © Jesús Granada © Olo Studio + 19

House AA315 / BERNARDI + PESCHARD & BLANCASMORAN

13:00 - 5 September, 2017
House AA315 / BERNARDI + PESCHARD & BLANCASMORAN, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo + 37

  • Architects

  • Location

    Mexico City, Mexico
  • Architects in Charge

    Alejandro Bernardi Gallo, Beatriz Peschard Mijares, Abel Blancas Moran
  • Area

    1200.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

World Photo Day 2017: Our Readers’ 100 Most-Bookmarked Architectural Photographs

08:00 - 19 August, 2017

This August 19th is World Photo Day, which celebrates photography on the anniversary of the day on which France bought the patent for the daguerreotype, one of the earliest photographic processes, and released it to the world for free in 1839. At ArchDaily, we understand the importance of photography in architecture—not only as a tool for recording designs, but also as a discipline that many of us enjoy. To celebrate the occasion, we decided to reveal the most popular images ever published on ArchDaily, as selected by you, our readers. Using data gathered from My ArchDaily, we have ranked the 100 most-saved images from our database; read on to see them.

Drift San José / Self Designed

13:00 - 18 August, 2017
Drift San José / Self Designed, © Mike Arce
© Mike Arce

© Mike Arce © Mike Arce © Mike Arce © Rafael Gamo + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Miguel Hidalgo (between Obregon and Comonfort), Centro, 23400 San José del Cabo, BCS, Mexico
  • Project Head Architects

    Stu Waddell, Pablo Torrestrueba
  • Area

    445.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs