MVRDV breaks ground on ‘radio tower & hotel’ in new york

MVRDV has broken ground on its first project in the US, a colorful 22-story building conceived as a ‘vertical village’. located at 2420 amsterdam avenue in new york’s washington heights neighborhood, the project combines...

KUP architekten revitalizes traditional tyrolean farmhouse in southern italy

situated in italy’s south tyrolean village of tunes, KUP architekten renovates the saxerhof farmhouse. the heritage building is a characteristic ‘einhof’ whose programs — both residential and agricultural — are organized together under a...

luo studio’s timber structure in china can be completely dismantled and reused

luo studio has designed the ‘longfu life experience center’, in the henan province of china, with a view to create a ‘universal space’ that boasts infinite possible uses rather than being limited to one specific function. the...

abandoned concrete ‘perret hall’ in northern france is now a music school

french architecture studios hebbelinck and hart berteloot AAT present the renovation and extension of a derelict market building in montataire. entitled ‘the perret hall,’ the transformative project introduces an array of creative-oriented educational programs...

masquespacio combines bold colors and reflections for kento sushi shop

design studio masquespacio has completed a 25 sqm sushi take away shop in valencia, spain, combining a bold palette with reflective finishes that maximize the sense of space. being the second store of sushi...

studio 10 creates ‘impossible’ escher-inspired hotel interior in china

these pink and green hotel interiors are inspired by the work of dutch graphic artist M.C. escher. the project is the work of studio 10, a design practice with offices in shenzhen, hong kong,...

tippet rise art center to break ground on francis kéré-designed pavilion

tippet rise art center will soon break ground on a pavilion designed by architect francis kéré — the latest of the sculptural buildings that populate its landscape. following in the footsteps of ensamble studio, among...

japanese housing complex designed by OMA in 1991 is now on sale

nexus world housing, an apartment complex designed by rem koolhaas/OMA in 1991 is now on sale. located in the kashi district of fukuoka, japan, the complex consists of 24 individual houses, each three stories...

MAD architects will exhibit twelve models at the centre pompidou in paris

the centre pompidou in paris has acquired twelve architectural scale models that represent ten of the most significant projects by beijing-based studio MAD architects. each model uniquely exemplifies MAD’s architectural vision, and expresses the...

london’s proposed MSG sphere is clad in a skin of triangulated LED panels

the madison square garden company (MSG) reveals imagery of the MSG sphere, the proposed state-of-the-art live entertainment venue in london. the project will introduce a new icon to the heart of stratford, east london...