four projects by the curator of the 2020 venice biennale

hashim sarkis — the lebanese architect and dean of the school of architecture and planning at MIT — has been appointed curator of the 2020 venice architecture biennale. sarkis follows in the footsteps of...

palazzo verde by stefano boeri is set to become belgium’s greenest building

stefano boeri architetti has unveiled their first project in belgium. ‘palazzo verde’ is a residential building that intends to become a new landmark of the antwerp nieuw zuid district. the scheme plans to include 86...

plans revealed for genoa bridge reconstruction by renzo piano

following the deadly collapse of genoa’s morandi bridge in august 2018, italian architect renzo piano had announced plans to donate a replacement design. on december 18, 2018, genoa mayor mario bucci announced that the...

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...