Architecture

A Primary School Brings Biodiversity to Paris

A Primary School Brings Biodiversity to Paris

A lush slice of landscape interrupts the urban sprawl of Paris, thanks to Chartier Dalix Architectes’ green-wrapped primary school and community gymnasium.

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9 days ago

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5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

5 Brilliant Proposals for Toronto’s New Ferry Terminal

The teams competing to redesign Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal – featuring West 8, Will Alsop, Diller Scofidio+Renfro and nARCHITECTS – have unveiled their concepts. One thing’s for sure: the ferry dock will be reborn as an architectural showstopper.

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12 days ago

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Frei Otto’s Pritzker, and His Legacy

Frei Otto’s Pritzker, and His Legacy

The 2015 Pritzker Prize was announced just a day after Frei Otto, the German innovator of lightweight, tensile architecture, died at the age of 89.

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18 days ago

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Stunning Ski Resort in Italy’s Dolomite Mountains

Stunning Ski Resort in Italy’s Dolomite Mountains

In northeastern Italy, Elasticospa+3 was influenced by the traditional mountain vernacular in designing 1301 Inn, a ski resort that puts Piancovallo on the world’s architectural map.

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24 days ago

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In San Francisco, Affordable Housing with Imagination

In San Francisco, Affordable Housing with Imagination

Local firm David Baker Architects converts a derelict motel into affordable and sustainable housing for people who were formerly homeless in the city’s needy Bayview neighbourhood.

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25 days ago

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Arthur Erickson Icon Gets A Thoughtful Update

Arthur Erickson Icon Gets A Thoughtful Update

BattersbyHowat Architects takes on the ultimate challenge: renovating Arthur Erickson’s all-concrete icon into a livable – and waterproof – family home.

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27 days ago

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Sublime Farmhouse Transformation in Portugal

Sublime Farmhouse Transformation in Portugal

Lisbon architect Manuel Aires Mateus turns a neglected farmhouse surrounded by wheat fields and cork oak trees into a timeless paradise of minimalist serenity.

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February 27, 2015

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A Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Lands in Melbourne

A Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Lands in Melbourne

Australian company Archiblox has launched a world’s first: a prefab home that generates more energy than it consumes.

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February 26, 2015

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Frank Gehry Wows Again with Fondation Louis Vuitton

Frank Gehry Wows Again with Fondation Louis Vuitton

In Paris, the maestro of curves and weightless forms still surprises, this time with an art museum for Louis Vuitton, the world’s largest luxury brand

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February 26, 2015

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Modern Family: A Child-Friendly Home in Los Angeles

Modern Family: A Child-Friendly Home in Los Angeles

When it comes to raising a family, childproofing usually trumps aesthetics. Los Angeles architect Hagy Belzberg builds a house in Hollywood that elegantly mixes work and play

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February 26, 2015

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