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Treasuring History: Photographs of Tadao Ando's First European Villa Restoration

04:00 - 16 November, 2018
Treasuring History: Photographs of Tadao Ando's First European Villa Restoration, Courtesy of Karina Castro / Courtesy of FABRICA
Courtesy of Karina Castro / Courtesy of FABRICA

Inducing a surreal physical experience through minimal maneuvers, buildings with smooth concrete panels and simple geometric volumes instinctively hint at the work of Japanese architect Tadao Ando. At an ongoing exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, photographs of the headquarters of Fabrica, Ando's first European commission in 1992, are showcased. Located near the city of Treviso, the building was an old villa restored to become a thriving creative research center.

Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology / Herzog & de Meuron

02:30 - 16 November, 2018
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology / Herzog & de Meuron, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

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Saya Park / Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira

00:00 - 12 November, 2018
Saya Park / Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira, Art Pavilion 16. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Art Pavilion 16. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Art Pavilion
There are projects that are born both out of their site and for it.
There are projects that create the site for themselves.
The Art Pavilion modified the hill site and also adapted itself to it. And we all also, adapted ourselves to the beauty of this project.

Tian Han Cultural Park / WCY Regional Studio

21:00 - 11 November, 2018
Tian Han Cultural Park / WCY Regional Studio, College of Art. Image © Li Yao
College of Art. Image © Li Yao

Tian Han is the lyricist of Chinese national anthem, the pioneer and principal founder of the development of Chinese modern drama art. On Mr. Tian's 120th birthday, the local government built a cultural park of integrating display, drama performance and local drama training in his hometown of orchard town, Changsha, in order to commemorate Mr. Tian's great artistic achievements and unyielding spirit.

Administrative Building Textilverband / Behet Bondzio Lin Architekten

02:00 - 8 November, 2018
Administrative Building Textilverband / Behet Bondzio Lin Architekten, © Thomas Wrede
© Thomas Wrede

The design concept of the building for the Association of the Northwest German Textile and Garment Industry aims to provide all employees with a view of the picturesque landscape to the north and to welcome those arriving from the south with a strong textile image. The elongated structure is enclosed on three sides by a completely closed brick facade. The volume closed to the east, south, and west and open to the north is the basis for an energy-optimized office building.

China Museum Of Design Bauhaus Collection / Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira

00:00 - 8 November, 2018
China Museum Of Design Bauhaus Collection / Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The Chinese Academy of Art (CAA) in Hangzhou has two campuses. One is in the city center, near West Lake, and a new larger campus is in the outskirts. The presence of the architect Wang Shu is ubiquitous on the new campus: most of its buildings were designed by him. When we started on this work, he had not yet received the 2012 Pritzker Prize. The help that we received from both of him and his architect wife Lu Wenyu during the early stages of our work – and even today -, were and continue to be fundamental.

The Little House of the Yellow Door / Mariclé Scalambro arq.

14:00 - 7 November, 2018
The Little House of the Yellow Door / Mariclé Scalambro arq., © Gonzalo Viramonte
© Gonzalo Viramonte

This house of the early 20th century, (popularly known as "casa chorizo"), is located in the central area of ​​the city.

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Artificial Island Port / ECADI

23:00 - 6 November, 2018
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Artificial Island Port  / ECADI, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Aerial View. Image © Feng Shao

On October 24, 9 am, the world's longest cross sea bridge “ Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge” is officially opened! It lived on the Open Day in Xigua video, and hundreds of thousands of people have hit the “New Seven Wonders” of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.Netizens sent congratulatory messages from all parts of the country saying “Motherland is strong and we are proud of it”. However, as an important supporting part of the artificial island of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Artificial Island Port Project is a necessary facility for the traffic opening of bridge and an integral part of the magnificent construction of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge.

Pavilion House / Pitsou Kedem Architects

00:00 - 6 November, 2018
Pavilion House / Pitsou Kedem Architects, © Amit Geron
© Amit Geron

Although from afar it seems one-leveled, this house – which sits on a platform that rises 60cm above ground level - has another level dug underground.

House With a Curved Wall / Fala Atelier

05:00 - 2 November, 2018
House With a Curved Wall / Fala Atelier, © Ricardo Loureiro
© Ricardo Loureiro

The derelict construction was found on an unremarkable neighbourhood, hiding a deep and generous garden; the proud pitched roof distinguished the otherwise trivial architecture.

Humble House / Coy Yiontis Architects

19:00 - 31 October, 2018
Humble House / Coy Yiontis Architects, © Tatjana Plitt
© Tatjana Plitt

Designed for an older couple who travel frequently, this coastal home accommodates visiting grandchildren and family as well as being a private, easily maintained haven between adventures. Building form was driven by site conditions and the need for accessibility; the resulting dynamic façade and dramatic internal volumes belie its liveability.

Scary People in Architectural Photography

04:00 - 31 October, 2018
Scary People in Architectural Photography, DD16 / BIO-architects
DD16 / BIO-architects

Halloween. A day plagued by ghost, ghouls, and goblins. Historically, on All Hallows' Evening, many believed that spirits could return to the earthly world. On this frightful occasion, we’re highlighting phantoms from the beyond that have entered the architectural realm. Below, 13 hellish projects and their supernatural counterparts. Scroll down if you dare. 

Architecture in Black: A Selection of The Best Dark Interiors

04:00 - 30 October, 2018
Architecture in Black: A Selection of The Best Dark Interiors   , © Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

The use of light and shadow in architecture can have several nuances. The traditional Japanese culture stands out for working with spaces of dim light, kind of dull. On the other hand, modern architecture and minimalism work along with illuminating spaces through the use of white spaces and reflection of light as a recurring resource.

Peach House / Frederic Schnee

21:00 - 28 October, 2018
Peach House / Frederic Schnee, © Yuxuan, Frederic Schnee
© Yuxuan, Frederic Schnee

Rural housing construction owes little to the State and household savings even enable to build private ownership. By allowing the purchase of materials from local manufacturers and artisans, self-built housing construction is prevalent in rural areas. Private property goes back to the agricultural reform of the 1950s, which did not succeed in establishing collective habitations, but reaffirmed the notion of private property as the expression of the work of the family. They are the homes of peasants – inherited or built with domestic savings. The courtyard house in North China constitutes a form of housing which is the result of a long process of interaction between the built form and social, economic, and cultural needs and habits.

Guide for the Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Architecture Road Trip

08:00 - 28 October, 2018
Guide for the Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Architecture Road Trip, Greater Refuge Temple, Costas Machlouzarides, 1968, New York, New York, USA. Image © Darren Bradley
Greater Refuge Temple, Costas Machlouzarides, 1968, New York, New York, USA. Image © Darren Bradley

The following excerpt from Sam Lubell's Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: East Coast USA—with excellent photos by Darren Bradley—provides an introduction to the revelatory and inspiring charm of the East Coast's Mid-Century Modern masterpieces. The book includes over 250 unique projects and serves as record of one of the USA’s most important architectural movements.

House for a Young Family / Architecture Uncomfortable Workshop

01:00 - 25 October, 2018
House for a Young Family / Architecture Uncomfortable Workshop, © Andras Zoltai
© Andras Zoltai

The house has six glass windows with arches and a door opening onto the garden, this part filled with rushes. Only the middle door opens to connect both inside and outside.

Casa Lomas / Oficio Taller

14:00 - 24 October, 2018
Casa Lomas / Oficio Taller, © Adrián Llaguno / Documentación Arquitectónica y The Raws
© Adrián Llaguno / Documentación Arquitectónica y The Raws

The project concept is a stereotomic box of concrete. A stone element that sits on the mountain. The property, of pronounced topography and north orientation provides the ideal elevation to contemplate the city and the views to the mountains that surround it.

Villa Montagnola / Attilio Panzeri & Partners

03:00 - 24 October, 2018
Villa Montagnola / Attilio Panzeri & Partners, © Giorgio Marafioti
© Giorgio Marafioti

The villa is situated on a piece of land that enjoys a splendid view of Lugano Lake. The suggestive view and the impending presence of the rocky mass behind the site have dictated the principles of inclusion of the entire building. The villa relates to the rock - from which it originates - in a dynamic dialogue, and at the same time, stretches towards the lake. The intrinsic morphology of the site and its south-west orientation towards the lake have directed the designer’s choice.