studio velocity maintains green space with gridded university center

studio velocity presents a multipurpose facility in okazaki-city, japan. the ‘aichi sangyo university educational center language and IT’ contains a language study lab, IT center, presentation space, lounge, and bus shelter. studio velocity preserves...

g2 estudio’s dragonfly house is built with all-glass facades for 360º views over buenos...

located along a golf course in a suburban area of buenos aires, the libélula house (spanish for dragonfly) by g2 estudio is designed as a sequence of continuous, weightless spaces, and fluid routes that take...

joanna laajisto creates obtainable members-only office for bob the robot

transforming an old bread factory in helsinki, studio joanna laajisto has created a new home for finnish advertising agency bob the robot. the project began with the client wishing for an office space that broke...

steven chilton architects bamboo-inspired wuxi taihu show theater

london-based steven chilton architects’ design for the wuxi taihu show theatre is designed to represent an abstract representation of the largest bamboo forest in china. located close to lake taihu in wuxi, jiangsu province, china,...

organic design builds a colorful extension to a family house in japan

Designed as an extension of an existing family house in japan, the spaces for kids by organic design are placed in the rear garage divided into two rooms. The parents want their children to have their...

fernando guerra documents the italian city of prato

Prato, a city in tuscany, italy, has adopted a new set of urban planning regulations that place a greater emphasis than ever before on the environment. To draw up the new guidelines, the municipality appointed...

this tiny house on wheels has a raising roof that reveals a second floor

the family-owned tiny house designers behind tinyhousenyc have built a mini home on wheels with an extendable roof that when elevated reveals a second story. devasa is a novel home that once parked up...

architect turns an old storage in thailand into a home library

the new project of thailand-based architect skarn chaiyawat is a renovation of a rear part of a typical thai house built in the 50s, currently owned by a historian. originally, the space was used mainly as...

paul rudolph’s LOMEX proposal for a new york city that could have been

celebrating what would be paul rudolph’s 100th birthday, designer lasse lyhne-hansen revisits one of the late american architect’s most famous unbuilt proposals: the lower manhattan expressway, one of the last mega plans radically transforming new york city.  in...

snohetta selected to design el paso children’s museum in texas

snohetta is set to design a new children’s museum in downtown el paso, a city in west texas that borders mexico. the practice, whose primary offices are in oslo and new york, were chosen...