hashim sarkis to curate 2020 venice architecture biennale

upon the recommendation of president paolo baratta, the board of la biennale di venezia has appointed hashim sarkis as curator of the 17th international architecture exhibition to be held in 2020. sarkis is the...

life style koubou completes windowless concrete house with sunny interiors

amidst the urban context of japan’s fukushima city, studio life style koubou completes a house designed as a spacious, open-air fortress. facing a major road and surrounded by high-rises, the windowless residence is closed...

rainbow bridge by SPF:architects references long beach’s breaking waves

the rainbow bridge by SPF:architects connects the long beach convention center with the performing arts center, while providing the city with a new public meeting place and a distinct architectural marker. the 605-foot-long (184...

YLAB arquitectos creates sunny interior in barcelona apartment renovation

YLAB arquitectos has renovated the interior of an apartment located in an old building in barcelona’s gracia district. the existing floor plan of the ‘argentona’ apartment was heavily partitioned giving a dark feeling with almost...

UNStudio designs TBC forum, an innovative cultural hub in tbilisi

UNStudio’s design for the new TBC forum located in tbilisi, georgia, proposes a transition from the traditional closed and introverted working model previously favored in the banking industry, toward a flexible, open and responsive system. the...

NAN architects covers a sales center with a geometrical pattern

located next to the s1 railway technology city station, at the intersection of wenzhou avenue and yongle road, wenzhou, tod international new city sales office is an experimental architecture piece designed by NAN architects. the...

taller DEA and KOZ architectes collaborate to create social housing in mexico city

the social housing project, TLALPAN 590, is designed as a result of an interesting collaboration between two practices, taller DEA and KOZ architectes. the two young architecture offices, based in mexico and france respectively, joined forces to create...

lagranja instills upbeat playfulness to ‘gravity’ high tech hub in hong kong

gravity by multidisciplinary design studio lagranja is a 33-story office hub for tech start-ups located in an industrial area of hong kong. the project’s parking area, lobby, lifts, and washrooms have been instilled with an...

COBE designs denmark’s red cross volunteer house as ‘urban living room’

danish architecture firm COBE debuts its red cross volunteer house, designed as an ‘urban living room’ for copenhagen. the project serves as an extension of the red cross national headquarters and was designed as a...

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...