project eleven builds contemporary yet retro-futuristic rainbow pavilion in russia

when it comes to creating experiences that blur the line between art and design, music festivals around the world have excelled. maybe it’s because they want to create spaces for people to relax or...

andrés gallardo photographs MAD architects’ harbin opera house

spanish photographer andrés gallardo captures the sweeping gestures of MAD architects’ famed opera house. the sinuous theater is sited in harbin, the capital of china’s northernmost province. harbin is historically nicknamed ‘ice city’ in...

fran silvestre arquitectos builds minimal ‘hofmann house’ in valencia

fran silvestre arquitectos completes the hofmann house, a residential project in valencia, spain. the house, photographed by fernando guerra, is sited on a large and elongated plot among a landscape surrounded by gardens, with...

DUA completes cladach house with simple interiors in northwest ireland

the dublin based architecture studio, DUA, has completed ‘cladach house‘ situated in donegal, northwest ireland. the site commands an elevated position gaining impressive views over sheephaven bay. the new building sits within a ribbon development of...

residential project by sordo madaleno arquitectos honored at WAF 2018

with its design for the amelia tulum residential and commercial project, sordo madaleno arquitectos (SMA) was the only mexican office with a winning project at WAF 2018. the proposal will become a part of one...

PALMA suspends grid of volcanic stone over mexico city terrace

mexico-based studio PALMA fabricates a project which seeks to provide a shadowed space for the rooftop terrace of an apartment in mexico city’s escandón neighborhood. a gridded canopy comprised of thirty-six pieces of volcanic stone...

co-direction design uses marble and bronze to create exquisite interior in china

shenzhen based studio, co-direction design, has designed the tianjin binhai bay fortune center villa sample room, in the binhai district of tianjin, china. the interior of the residence has been created to reflect a personal style using distinctive...

aulets arquitectes’ vaulted brickwork reflects the architecture of mallorca

among the historic center of felanitx, a town located on the spanish mediterranean island of mallorca, aulets arquitectes sites a municipal archive which expresses the architectural language of its context. the site is dense with...

fleur pavilia offers a lush oasis of tranquil city living in hong kong

amidst the city’s hustle and bustle, a residence of hidden serenity is rising in north point, an eastern district of hong kong island. ‘FLEUR PAVILIA’ continues the spirit of THE ARTISANAL MOVEMENT that creates...

watch rem koolhaas discuss digital age, recent projects and politics at world architecture festival

this year’s edition of the world architecture festival in amsterdam saw world-renowned dutch architect rem koolhaas give the closing keynote. the festival’s theme was identity and the world’s most influential architects, designers and commentators discussed...