KCAP + orange develop a golden-top mixed-use complex in st. petersburg

the golden city project is developed based on the winning entry of KCAP architects&planners and orange architects for the urban and architectural competition for the westernmost tip of the vasilievsky island in st.petersburg, russia....

studio wok blends history and modernity with a country home in verona

milan-based studio wok completes its transformation of a derelict barn in rural chievo, outside the northern city of verona. the house introduces a ‘spatial and material dialogue between history and modernity,’ and was conceived with...

charred timber triangular house in sydney responds to the specific shape of the site

sydney-based architecture practice studioplusthree has created a new living platform bringing light, air and space to a highly constrained triangular site in sydney’s east. in an urban response to the site’s limitations of light and...

leafing through the pages of this surf + architecture book feels like swimming in...

belgian architecture journalist veerle helsen dropped everything to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. she took a sabbatical to travel in a camper named ‘connor’ along the coasts of spain and portugal. sounds...

four projects by the curator of the 2020 venice biennale

hashim sarkis — the lebanese architect and dean of the school of architecture and planning at MIT — has been appointed curator of the 2020 venice architecture biennale. sarkis follows in the footsteps of...

SANAA gets the green light for ‘sydney modern project’

the art gallery of new south wales has received planning consent for its SANAA-designed expansion. known as the ‘sydney modern project’, construction on the new building could commence as soon as early 2019. the announcement...

BIG completes low income housing development in copenhagen

bjarke ingels group has completed a residential building in copenhagen that provides accommodation for low-income citizens. named after its address in the northwestern part of the danish city, ‘dortheavej’ winds through an area characterized...

3modular creates bamboo homes for earthquake stricken regions of nepal

kristian savov, blagovesta dimencheva and iva smilkova have collaborated to create resilient bamboo homes for earthquake stricken regions of nepal. the ‘3modular’ solution envisions a sustainable, easy to build structure that provides a cost efficient...

arbol’s family house in takarazuka is covered with corrugated aluminum

designed by osaka-based studio arbol, the family house in takarazuka city aims at providing a sense of natural beauty throughout the spaces. the monolithic structure’s sloped roof descends from north to south, where an open...

foster + partners unveils plans for ‘the tulip’ tower in london

plans have been unveiled for ‘the tulip’, a 305-meter-tall (1,000 ft) visitor attraction, which, if realized, would tower above the city of london. designed by foster + partners, the project has been conceived as a...