snøhetta’s holmen industrial area in norway is a colorful 6,000 sqm fishing facility

snøhetta has designed the holmen industrial area on behalf of shipowner holmøy maritime featuring a sophisticated and colorful 6,000 square meter fishing facility. located on the eastern side of sortlandssundet in norway, the project...

solidsprout reimagines bangkok’s shopping malls as mountains of greenery

with their latest conceptual project, solidsprout has reimagined the landscape of bangkok, thailand. the idea is to attempt to visualize how the city might look if shopping malls were replaced with green spaces. the design aims...

the german pavilion expo 2020 dubai by LAVA is topped with a freeform roof

LAVA‘s design for the german pavilion at the expo 2020 dubai incorporates an airy construction with a freeform roof, enclosing a vertical campus of nature and technology. taking cues from previous german expo pavilions, such...

translucent house in brasil by samuel lamas offers enhanced connection with nature

this simple and comfortable ‘itaipu house’, located in a condominium near lago sul in brasil, is an efficient, low-cost building owned by a young family of public agents looking for a home that would offer...

DRAA la dacha refuge overlooks the vast landscape of the chilean andes

among the woodlands overlooking chile’s vast ‘nevados de chillán’ volcanic landscape, DRAA sites la dacha refuge. the project is the result of a site-specific design that combines a functional mountain layout with high thermal...

duncan lewis designs europe’s largest wooden construction with ‘ecotone’ project

‘ecotone’ is the latest project by duncan lewis scape architecture, that intends to be europe’s largest timber construction. located in the coteau area of southern paris, the substantial proposal is designed to function as a multi-use...

calvi brambilla transforms venetian palazzo into barovier&toso’s luxurious glass showroom

located on the historic canals of murano, italy, glass manufacturer barovier&toso has opened its newest showroom. with a design by studio calvi brambilla, the project sees a structure built in 1938 transformed into an...

studio velocity kowa apartments encourage interactions between neighbors

japan-based studio velocity embarked on the design of the kowa apartments with the aim of rebuilding a housing complex in mihama, a seaside town on the southern tip of a peninsula in japan’s aichi...

CL3 builds a 24-story sculptural art gallery in central hong kong

the term ‘form follows function’ is greatly challenged in the design of commercial buildings in modern cities as the function of its tenants becomes generic. ‘h queen’s’ gallery center in hong kong designed by CL3...

studioMDA completes two galleries beneath new york’s high line

studioMDA, led by architect markus dochantschi, has completed two brand-new galleries adjacent to one another in new york’s chelsea neighborhood — the high line nine and the new kasmin gallery. the two projects, which were...