partisans reveal proposal for canada pavilion at expo 2020 dubai

toronto-based architecture firm partisans has revealed ‘portal’, its proposed design for the canada pavilion at expo 2020 dubai. described as an ‘alluring architectural invitation to step inside the canadian identity’, the proposal uses advanced...

walllasia reflects thailand’s beach in no sunset no sunshine pavilion

designed for the thailand biennale, krabi, 2018, the no sunset, no sunshine pavilion by award-winning firm walllasia is a life-specific temporary mirrored structure installed in the seaside near ao nang beach. envisioned by kamin...

klab architecture completes pharmacy with triangular perforated façade in piraeus, greece

klab architecture has designed mole pharmacy with a large, triangular perforated structure on its top as a reference to its location: piraeus, the largest port of greece, which connects the mainland with the islands....

oak posts connect spaces in english maisonette by architecture for london

architecture for london’s subtle details and comforting design made its way into a designer duo’s home in north london. the project, made for a boutique stationer and graphic designer, extends a maisonette that had...

barcelona facade combining non-binary gender flags expresses diversity

spanish architecture practice ERA architects adorns its residential renovation with a vibrant facade inspired by the diversity of its context. the garage-style structure is situated in the eixample left district of barcelona — a...

peter zumthor comments on his LACMA redesign for the first time

for the past few years, the spotlight has shone on peter zumthor following his various design iterations for the los angeles county museum of art’s new building. the project — which will join the...

COBE selected to build carbon-neutral science center in sweden

COBE, the danish architecture firm led by dan stubbergaard, has won an international competition for a new science center in the swedish university city of lund. the project forms part of ‘science village scandinavia’,...

edition office combines pair of arched concrete shells for house in hawthorn, australia

edition office’s latest house in hawthorn, australia, is defined by two concrete arched shells that structurally support the house with its own skin, while providing the framework for how interior spaces relate to each...

david chipperfield completes james simon galerie in berlin

the ‘james simon galerie’ — the first new building on berlin’s museum island in almost a century — has officially opened at the heart of the german capital. designed by david chipperfield architects, the...

mount fuji architects studio’s residence emerges from a peninsula in japan

mount fuji architects studio has built the peninsula house, a three-story concrete residence sitting on a seaside site that faces the ocean to the east in kanto, japan. the monolithic block is designed as if...