jobim carlevaro arquitetos finishes hotel suite in brazil with movable façade of wooden slats

jobim carlevaro arquitetos has extended the felissimo exclusive hotel in balneário camboriú, brazil, with casa verde / greenhouse, a 120 sqm suite of wood, concrete, and glass. located on a hill, 500 meters from...

daipu architects generates undulating ‘force field hutong’ intervention

chinese studio daipu architects presents the ‘force field hutong,’ an ephemeral intervention within beijing’s most controversial hutong-renewal district. with the boundaries of the historically preserved site, the design team reinstates a discourse on the...

antony gibbon’s latest vision ‘loch eight’ floats across a mirror lake

with respect for the quiet stillness of the natural context, antony gibbon envisions his latest residential work ‘loch eight.’ projecting outward across a mirrored lake, the form at once serves to exaggerate the viewer’s...

holodeck architects builds the austrian embassy in bangkok using local materials

holodeck architects has built an ensemble of five buildings for the austrian embassy in bangkok, intertwining the thai way of living and building traditions with austria’s achievements in the field of research, culture, technology,...

HKS builds sustainable kachumbala maternity unit in uganda

with the help of local workers and materials, HKS architects has constructed a maternity unit in kachumbala — an impoverished rural area of eastern uganda. the brief called for a new healthcare facility that...

behnisch architekten completes the adidas world of sports arena in germany

behnisch architekten has completed the adidas world of sports arena, the new office and reception building, which marks the main entrance of the adidas group’s headquarters campus in herzogenaurach, germany. with a sculptural shape...

john margolies’ ‘roadside america’ photo series is released to the public

the pan american highway has long served as inspiration for films, books and artists, and none more so than for photographer john margolies. for years, margolies documented his journeys across the country by capturing...

somepeople’s playful VR installation provides personal space in busy urban environments

during the LA design festival, brooklin-based studio somepeople presented the sky gazing tower, a VR installation that provides personal space to people who live in crowded urban environments and face everyday challenges such as...

MYTO unfolds concrete furniture for inner courtyard in montreal, canada

located in montreal, MYTO has completed the backyard of a single-family house. the owners, a young couple living in the united states, wanted to transform the outdoor space into a cozy and welcoming place,...

cantilevered ‘dune house’ by studio viktor sørless sits on the edge of denmark’s coastline

on the edge of denmark‘s 7,000 km coastline, studio viktor sørless has designed a cantilevered, cross-formed summer house with a cinematic mood. built for an absolute cinéaste client, the one-off contemporary residence’s design draws...