Architecture

Remembering Robert Venturi, an Architect Who Took Playfulness Seriously

Remembering Robert Venturi, an Architect Who Took Playfulness Seriously

Robert Venturi, the celebrated Philadelphia architect who rejected the rigidity of modernism, has died. 

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This Slovenian Outdoor Chapel Gives Suburban Skorba a Sense of Place

This Slovenian Outdoor Chapel Gives Suburban Skorba a Sense of Place

An ethereal Slovenian outdoor chapel, shrine and grandstand, designed by design firm Enota, gives a suburb in Slovenia a new community hub.

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4 days ago

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BIG’s Magnificent Modular Unzipped Pavilion Opens in Toronto

BIG’s Magnificent Modular Unzipped Pavilion Opens in Toronto

Inside the installation, which Bjarke Ingels and his firm created for the 2016 Serpentine pavilion, are 10 stunning models of the Danish firm’s completed and upcoming projects around the world.

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7 days ago

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This Home in Central Poland is Wrapped with Winding Roads

This Home in Central Poland is Wrapped with Winding Roads

A concrete road meandering through rugged terrain in central Poland forms the impetus for the architecture of a private house by KWK Promes.

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9 days ago

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Retour à L’École: A Barcelona French School Gets a Contemporary Classmate

Retour à L’École: A Barcelona French School Gets a Contemporary Classmate

Spanish architecture firm b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos designs a modern addition to Lycée Français Maternelle.

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14 days ago

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3 Green Tower Proposals Bringing Vertical Forests to Cities

3 Green Tower Proposals Bringing Vertical Forests to Cities

Green towers are emerging around the world, adding vertical forests to dense urban environments. Envisioned for Melbourne, Toulouse and Toronto, these three upcoming buildings purify the air, create microclimates and add tree cover.

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22 days ago

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In Seoul, Morphosis Unveils a Futuristic Building Inspired by High-Tech Fabric

In Seoul, Morphosis Unveils a Futuristic Building Inspired by High-Tech Fabric

Los Angeles interdisciplinary studio Morphosis completes the Kolon One & Only Tower – a high-performance building with a striking exoskeleton – in Seoul’s Magok district.

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25 days ago

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Hamilton’s Joyce Centre is Empowering Students to Build a Net Zero Future

Hamilton’s Joyce Centre is Empowering Students to Build a Net Zero Future

The Joyce Centre, at Hamilton’s Mohawk College, is Southern Ontario’s first net-zero energy institutional building – and it aims to train students to operate the sustainable buildings of the future.

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August 17, 2018

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This Über-Compact Cabin Lets Visitors Edit Their Views

This Über-Compact Cabin Lets Visitors Edit Their Views

Into the Wild, a low-tech prefab cabin installed in North Slovakia by start-up Ark Shelter, offers immersive views of the natural world – and a hidden jacuzzi.

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August 16, 2018

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Freespace – and Walls – at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Freespace – and Walls – at the Venice Architecture Biennale

While generosity takes the main stage at the Venice Architecture Biennale, old conflicts and new tensions are extending the profession’s boundaries.

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August 14, 2018

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