heathrow airport reveals preferred expansion masterplan

in 2016 — following a design competition with participation from zaha hadid architects, benoy, and HOK — grimshaw was chosen to develop the concept for heathrow’s ‘hub airport of the future’. now, the UK’s...

politaire erects wooden cabin in finnish forest with locally-sourced materials

among the dense scandinavian forest next to a peaceful lake, lies the cabin ‘small but fine’. berlin design duo politaire comprised by jonas becker and timm bergmann created an unexpected little dwelling in finland,...

bicycle architecture biennale opens in amsterdam ahead of global tour

15 projects from nine different countries are presented as part of the second edition of the bicycle architecture biennale (BAB). the show, which is now on view in amsterdam before beginning a global tour,...

koto prefabricates the ‘ilo playhouse’ using larch timber and recycled rubber

for their latest project, koto has designed the ‘ilo playhouse’ as a flexible, semi-open space for both children and adults alike. inspired by the simplicity of scandinavian log cabins, the concept brings a contemporary...

kristoffer tejlgaard builds fully transparent ‘water droplet’ pavilion

architect kristoffer tejlgaard has designed and built a fully transparent 25-square-meter pavilion that resembles a water droplet. born out of a desire to create a high-quality contemporary alternative to traditionally glazed greenhouses, the structure...

hideyuki nakayama exhibition opens at TOTO GALLERY·MA in tokyo

from now until august 4, 2019, tokyo’s TOTO GALLERY·MA hosts an exhibition by japanese architect hideyuki nakayama. titled ‘, and then’, the exhibition features various films that convey aspects of nakayama’s architecture that cannot...

estudio galera builds composition of concrete outside buenos aires

estudio galera sites its ‘casa divisadero’ in the coastal town of cariló, outside buenos aires. the dwelling exists as an autonomous artifact with no clear architectural identity. strictly respecting the site’s setbacks, vegetation, and...

this mobile off-grid workspace is a project manager’s rustic dream

years ago, project managers everywhere were getting all creative on us, ditching their cushy air-conditioned offices for salt-of-the-earth shipping containers — but even those seem large and unnecessary when looking at the ‘site shack.’ at...

CASE-REAL renovates japanese shrine with gold and pink terrazzo tiles

CASE-REAL has renovated the dazaifu tenmangu shrine, located in dazaifu city, fukuoka, designing anew its jyuyosho – the kiosks located on each side of the tower gate leading to the main hall of the...

barozzi veiga completes monolithic MCBA fine arts museum in lausanne

barcelona-based firm barozzi veiga has completed a major new museum in switzerland, which will open to the public in october 2019. the project — the musée cantonal des beaux-arts de lausanne, or the museum...