OFDA associates transforms former ice storage house into gallery in japan

a former himuro — ice storage house in japanese — has been transformed into an art gallery space by OFDA associates called fujihimuro gallery. the space, which has been designed to exhibit the art...

noa* designs traditional alpine mountain home with unexpected interiors

situated among the sweeping postcard landscapes of the northern italian mountains near bolzano, the spirit of a barn is reborn as a home. realized by noa* (network of architecture), the messner house expresses the south...

buddhist temple in japan expresses radiating timber roof structure

japanese architecture firm persimmon hills architects completes a timber kannondō, or main hall to the buddhist houshouin temple for the once prosperous town of sugito. situated outside tokyo, the area has seen a decline...

FORM / kouichi kimura combines concrete + metal blocks for slender house in japan

FORM / kouichi kimura architects has built the slender house on a narrow lot in shiga, japan, combining different concrete and metal volumes of carefully examined proportions. emphasizing the structure’s vertical and horizontal lines,...

glenn murcutt reveals design for melbourne’s 2019 MPavilion

MPavilion 2019, the sixth temporary structure in an ongoing series, has been revealed. designed by australia’s only pritzker architecture prize laureate, glenn murcutt, the refined, white minimal structure reflects the architect’s significant contribution to...

p+0 arquitectura combines concrete and stone in the ‘bedolla’ house in mexico

the bedolla house by p+0 arquitectura is built between the mountains, on a 2660 sqm land in el jonuco, nuevo león, mexico, surrounded by large cedar and oak trees. taking full advantage of the...

the high line’s final segment opens in new york

the spur, the final segment of the high line, has opened to the public in new york. situated at the eastern terminus of the elevated park, the spur is home to the high line’s...

steven holl + architecture acts win competition for ostrava concert hall

after an international call to design a new concert hall in ostrava, czech republic, steven holl architects has been selected with its winning proposal that was developed in collaboration with prague-based studio architecture acts....

JDSA’s féval tower wins competition for new residential complex in france

following a competition to envision a residential complex for a plot in rennes, france, JDS architects has been awarded 1st prize with its ‘féval tower’ proposal. the chosen design, which will be built on...

archunits softens renovated shanghai office building by adding a sculptural staircase

shanghai-based young architectural office archunits has recently completed the exterior and interior renovation of an office building near shanghai’s jing’an temple. the original building, built in the 1990 and packed with small, crowded office...