Zhujiajiao Tourist Center is located on the west-north corner of Zhujiajiao old town, which is a historical conservation area in Qingpu District, Shanghai. The site is also a cross-boundary between historical area and the new town developed in the past twenty years. The context of the project, therefore, is twofold: on one hand, a local historical feature of the old town, and the spatial condition of a new urban environment on the other hand. How to respond to such a context, is the start point of design thinking for the new building.
It is worth noting that the barista of the cafe is indeed the Champion of Hong Kong Cup Tasters Championship 2021 organized by Hong Kong Specialty Coffee Association. It was a competition similar to a wine-tasting competition that required intense sensitivity of smell, taste, and eyesight as well as a lot of experience to identify the ingredients of the coffee.
Architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro has completed two buildings on the Manhattanville campus of Columbia University’s School of Business in New York City. The two buildings – Henry R Kravis Hall and David Geffen Hall – were designed in collaboration with FXCollaborative for Manhattanville, a 17-acre (6.9-hectare) site north of the university’s existing campus
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Granada House, silver medal at Twelfth Chiapas Architecture Biennial, is a holiday/vacation home in the middle of nature, away from the downtown area of San Cristobal, located in an area characterized by a high number of cabins and rest homes, a subdivision bounded by a large green area. The location of the property allows for large windows and to appreciate the natural spectacle of the mountains to the north and south to finish off with the completely green valley to the east. Casa Granada seeks a versatile program as a house for rest or for rent, with this condition in mind we propose -the flexibility and dynamism inside the house- a house that allows to accommodate different situations in each of its spaces.
Introducing Five Six One Pacific, exquisitely designed condominiums centrally located in the charming neighborhood of Boerum Hill. 561 Pacific’s nearly hidden entrance, clad in wooden slats, almost instantly transports residents and visitors alike into a peaceful and natural respite from the city.
British-Iranian architect Farshid Moussavi has been named the winner of this year’s Jane Drew Prize for elevating the profile of women in architecture. Moussavi, who is also an educator and writer, founded Farshid Moussavi Architecture in 2011 and previously headed up Foreign Office Architects with Alejandro Zaera-Polo. The Jane Drew prize is awarded annually by
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Chocolatey walnut wall panels wrap this welcoming modern home interior with silky smooth style. Visualised by ArtPartner Architects, this home feels like a protective cocoon that shields its homeowners from the stresses of the outside world. The plethora of rich wood grain upon the walls builds a calm and soothing solidity, the weight of which […]
For many households, the kitchen island is a place to eat meals and talk to family and friends. The following kitchen makeovers feature islands with seating on two or more sides instead of just one. This layout allows people to look at each other acro…
Rua de Pinto Bessa, located on the eastern edge of the city of Porto, was planned at the end of the 19th century as a structuring road that could connect the consolidated city to the new main train station of the city, Campanhã. Due to its importance, its generous profile aspired the construction and densification in height of the two fronts. This housing block aim to respond to this urban intention. Occupying an awainting plot of land at the street, it extends along the entire length of the plot, taking advantage of the height defined by the visible buildings and creating a new facade metric that respects the vertical proportion of the surrounding buildings.
Fashion designer Giorgio Armani, the curators of the Russian pavilion at this year’s Venice Art Biennale and the International Union of Architects are among a growing number of individuals and institutions to show support for Ukraine following Russia’s invasion last week. In response to the conflict, Armani held his recent catwalk show at Milan Fashion Week
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