ODA unveils towering Jewish school and community centre in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights

May 22, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Crown Heights Beth Rivka Girls School by ODA

New York architecture firm ODA has released visuals of a centre for a Jewish community in Brooklyn featuring schools, sports facilities and offices stacked on top of each other. The project, an extension to an existing girls school, features a 12-storey cube with voids cut into it and spherical play spaces for pre-school children. “Our

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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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The Urbach Tower Is A New Landmark In Germany That Was Built From Self-Shaping Wood

May 22, 2019 Erin 0

Photography © ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart   The University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) has collaborated with the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), to create the Urbach Tower, a unique landmark that’s been built in Germany.   The design of the tower emerges from a new self-shaping process […]

PIN Architects Have Designed A Home Of Concrete And Glass In Turkey

May 22, 2019 Erin 0

Photography by Ibrahim Ozbunar   PIN Architects has designed a new house in Mulga, Turkey, for their clients who desired a home that would be simple yet timeless, transparent yet private, and at the same time, be affordable. This resulted in the architects using minimal materials, such as concrete, aluminium-framed glass windows, and natural wood. […]

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High Street Residence Hall, Dickinson College / Deborah Berke Partners

May 22, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

On a site that faces the main thoroughfare of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Deborah Berke Partners designed this new residence hall at Dickinson College to present a formal front to the street and a more casual face to a lawn (and future quadrangle) to the south. Stone facades on the public side provide a modern interpretation of the stone of the historic Dickinson campus across the street.

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Meet the 15 Finalists in ArchDaily’s 2019 Refurbishment in Architecture Awards

May 22, 2019 Diego Hernández 0

After 2 weeks of voting in our second edition of the Refurbishment in Architecture Awards, our readers have narrowed down over 700 projects to 15 finalists, representing the best architectural refurbishment projects published on ArchDaily. With finalists from four continents, this award developed in partnership with MINI Clubman clearly demonstrates the global importance of refurbishment architecture as a method of achieving sustainable development and flexible, living cities.

Now that the finalists have been selected, the second stage of the Award is now underway to narrow down these 15 projects to just three winners. Read on and use the links below to cast your vote for the overall winner, or visit the award website here.

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Boulder2Sky House / Cocoon Commons + Associates

May 22, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

Boulder2Sky is located and nestled high up in the Pinon Ridge area of Western Hills Estates – Yucca Valley, California. The home is 92% glass amidst massive rock formations and expansive vistas of desert landscapes, indigenous plant-life (Joshua Trees, Yuccas, etc.), wildlife and electric sunsets and sunrises.