bjarke ingels group and HHF reveal ‘puzzle house’ in copenhagen

May 24, 2019 macnadusa 0

danish architect bjarke ingels and swiss architect simon frommenwiler have teamed up to design a multi-functional social installation called ‘puzzle house’. presented at the embassy of switzerland in denmark, the project forms part of the embassy’s architecture in residence (AiR) program — a platform that seeks to strengthen the relations between danish and swiss architects, […]

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MAD architects proposes snowflake-shaped terminal for harbin airport

May 23, 2019 macnadusa 0


MAD architects, led by ma yansong, has released its design for a proposed new terminal at harbin taiping international airport. from above, the terminal appears as a snowflake, referencing the region’s immense amounts of snow that falls in the region. the design simultaneously mimics the gentle slopes of china’s vast northern plains with an undulating […]

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carmody groarke’s windermere jetty museum documented by hufton + crow

May 23, 2019 macnadusa 0

photographers hufton + crow have documented the new windermere jetty museum, which opened to the public earlier in 2019. designed by london-based firm carmody groarke, the venue is located on the shores of the lake district national park in north west england. the new museum rehouses the institution’s internationally significant boat collection within a variety […]

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gustafson porter + bowman to transform the site of the eiffel tower

May 22, 2019 macnadusa 0

landscape architecture firm gustafson porter + bowman has won a competition to re-imagine the area surrounding the eiffel tower in paris. the project involves the transformation of the site around a central green axis, which contains a series of different landscapes. spanning an area of 54 hectares, the first phase of the development is to […]

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fram arquitectos elevates wooden house among uruguayan forest

May 22, 2019 macnadusa 0

given a hilly site on the uruguayan coast, fram arquitectos designed a wooden house detached from the ground so as not to interfere with its surrounding landscape. located in la juanita beach, in a forest enclave, the lot where the house is built presents a steep slope with an elevation difference of 2.44m (8 ft) […]

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quadrant house by KWK promes features a rotating terrace

May 21, 2019 macnadusa 0

KWK promes, the architecture firm led by robert konieczny, has designed a house with a moving terrace that responds to the path of the sun. the architects were presented with a regularly-shaped plot of land, surrounded by other large residences in the polish suburbs. the design comprises two primary volumes: a two-storey building, containing the […]

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fala atelier renovates 19th-century house in porto with geometric surfaces

May 21, 2019 macnadusa 0

fala atelier has renovated a lofty 19th century house in porto, establishing a sense of order on both its exterior and interior through a minimal palette punctuated by the studio’s trademark geometric forms and patterns. located in a narrow alley in front of a cemetery, the residence combines three distinct elevations: an austere front façade […]

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ICD/ITKE university of stuttgart build ‘urbach’ tower from self-shaping wood

May 20, 2019 macnadusa 0

the university of stuttgart’s institute for computational design and construction (ICD) and institute of building structures and structural design (ITKE) have joined forces to create a 14-meter-tall (46 ft) structure in southern germany. uniquely, ‘urbach tower’ has been constructed using curved wood components that have been ‘self-shaped’. instead of the elaborate and energy-intensive mechanical processes […]

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atelier FCJZ designs ‘concrete vessel’ for china house vision exhibition

May 20, 2019 macnadusa 0

as part of china house vision, an exhibition in beijing curated by japanese designer kenya hara, atelier FCJZ designed an experimental house titled ‘concrete vessel’. conceived as a contemporary version of a traditional courtyard house, the structure seeks to embrace the natural world, while ensuring that the dwelling maintains the privacy required by domestic life. […]

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santos bolivar scatters rammed-earth hotel across mexican landscape

May 19, 2019 macnadusa 0

mexico-based studio santos bolívar presents a reimagination of the hotel typology, entitled ‘santulan.’ meaning ‘balance’ in hindi, the concept of santulan initially drove the project’s development. the space introduces both a tourist destination as well as a beacon to foster a culture of respect for the site’s natural ecosystems. unlike traditional hotel organization which houses […]

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