LAN completes saclay student residences for grand paris project

the ‘grand paris’ project aims to transform the french capital’s metropolitan area into a 21st century city, while confirming its ranking among competing international megacities. as part of the ambitious masterplan, LAN (local architecture...

limerick house by solomon troup architects refers in australia

inspired by the shape of the sheds that inhabit the local area, the limerick house by solomon troup architects is an addition to an existing building in eganstown, victoria, australia. clad in black spotted gum...

hank willis thomas + MASS design group to design boston’s MLK memorial

in december 2017, boston announced that it was seeking a designer for a new outdoor memorial dedicated to martin luther king, jr and his wife coretta scott king. five teams — comprising names such...

diller scofidio + renfro reveals design concept

the first concept designs for a major new music venue in london have been released. designed by diller scofidio + renfro (DS+R), the unveiling of the ‘centre for music’ follows the news that local...

foster + partners designs skyscraper for china merchants bank in shenzhen

foster + partners has revealed the designs for china merchants bank’s new global HQ in shenzhen, china. the 350-meter skyscraper is the first building approved in the city’ new super headquarters district, aiming to...

folded white boxes compose sobieski house in california by koning eizenberg architecture

koning eizenberg architecture has completed the sobieski house, a residential complex of cube-shaped compounds located in south pasadena, california. built for a family of four, the project comprises a series of folded white boxes that...

omar lópez bautista designs casa guadalupe as an inhabitable monolith

casa guadalupe by omar lópez bautista is located in the outskirts of oaxaca, mexico. due to the surrounding area being in constant development, the brief required that the house be designed to appear ‘unfinished’ from the...

stefano boeri architetti to construct urban forest in treviso, northern italy

stefano boeri architetti signs its residential ‘urban forest’ entitled ‘cà delle alzaie’ to be constructed in the northeastern italian city of treviso. integrated into the facades of the three residences is an immense amount...

oyapock architectes completes ‘bar da laje’ in rio de janeiro

this entertainment venue is perched at the summit of a favela in rio de janeiro, overlooking the brazilian city’s dramatic coastal landscape. designed by oyapock architectes, the project involved the extension and renovation of an...

herzog & de meuron completes ‘jade signature’ tower in florida

designed by swiss architecture firm herzog & de meuron, ‘jade signature’ is a residential beachfront tower in sunny isles beach, florida. construction began in 2013, with the structure in the miami region completing in...