mamm design’s kindergarten concentrates around a lush green courtyard

tomonoki-himawari, located in tokyo’s arakawa ward, is a newly established private kindergarten with a capacity of 175 people. seeing that the surrounding environment was densely populated by houses and factories, mamm design aspired to...

travertine building in mahallat, iran, is decorated by brick patterns, by caat studio

caat studio’s project is located on a residential periphery of mahallat, iran, 262 kilometers southwest of tehran with the hot and dry climate. the area surrounding the city is rich with travertine which is...

vincent callebaut to transform luxembourg’s ‘hotel des postes’

architect vincent callebaut has won an international competition to transform a historic building in luxembourg city. the planned renovation of ‘hôtel des postes’, which was completed in 1910 by architect sosthène weis, involves the...

10 NYC buildings to explore during the month-long festival

the eighth-annual ‘archtober’, a month-long celebration of architecture and design, is set to take place in new york throughout october 2018. organized by the center for architecture, this year’s edition features events ranging from...

ICD aggregate pavilion comprises 120,000 star-like ‘particles’

the institute for computational design and construction has built an enclosed pavilion, which comprises nothing more than star-like ‘particles’. the ‘ICD aggregate pavilion 2018’ is the result of a decade of research by the...

es devlin to design UK pavilion for expo 2020 dubai

artist and designer es devlin has been chosen to complete the UK pavilion for expo 2020 dubai. titled the ‘poem pavilion’, the scheme features a glowing communicative LED façade as well as an illuminated...

takeshi hosaka architects extrudes the balconies of this tokyo house towards the interior

takeshi hosaka architects has built a house for a couple and their child in downtown tokyo where windows’ balconies are reversed and extruded towards its interior. the large and small platforms create a feeling of...

glenstone museum previews its thomas phifer-designed expansion

glenstone museum has offered a first look at a collection of new structures that form part of its expanded campus. set to open to the public on october 4, 2018, ‘the pavilions’ is a...

KAAN architecten completes CUBE, a study center for tilburg university

KAAN architecten has completed CUBE, a new education and self study center at tilburg university in the netherlands. located in the north-west corner of the campus, which is characterized by an orthogonal plan, the...

endless urban dining oasis in beijing’s wangjing soho by maison h

inspired by the work of dutch artist MC esche and ancient chinese gardens, beijing-based creative team maison h has made an endless world inside a limited space, called an urban dining oasis. the project creates...