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A Mobile Italian Garden Overlooking London


The Decorators, an interdisciplinary group of practitioners working with space in London, recently transformed the terrace overlooking the city at Alexandra Palace by installing a mobile Italian garden.

House in Austria / HPSA


Architects: HPSA Location: Bergweg 17, 4201, Austria Area: 150.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Dietmar Hammerschmid From the architect.

Student housing in Geneva / Frei Rezakhanlou Architects


Architects: Frei Rezakhanlou Architects Location: Chemin Edouard-Tavan 9, 1206 Geneva, Switzerland Project Management: Eric Frei, Kaveh Rezakhanlou Year: 2013 Photographs: Pierre Boss Collaborators: Audrey Lecomte, Hadrien Epiphani, Géraldine Durieux, Joao Fernandes Partner: Implenia for site management From the architect.

Detached Floor House / Jun Yashiki & Associates


Architects: Jun Yashiki & Associates Location: Tokyo, Japan Architect In Charge: Jun Yashiki Area: 149.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Hiroyuki Hirai From the architect.

Waterfront Park of Aiyi River / BLVD International


Architects: BLVD International Location: Yinchuan, Ningxia, China Architect In Charge: Yun Du Additional Manufacturer: Kesheng Liu, Wang Ning Area: 192000.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Fang Jian From the architect.

Dental Clinic in Onomichi / OISHI Masayuki & Associates


Architects: OISHI Masayuki & Associates Location: Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan Area: 156.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Toshinori Tanaka Structure: Yasuhiro Mochizuki Facility Design: ES associates General Contractor: TAIHOU corporation From the architect.

Pediatric Emergency Department At Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center / Mahlum


Architects: Mahlum Location: 101 West 8th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99204, USA Architect In Charge: Gerald (Butch) Reifert, FAIA Project Manager: Gary Signs, AIA Project Designer: Pierce McVey, AIA, LEED AP Area: 28000.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photographs: Ben Benschneider Senior Project Architect: Duncan Davidson, AIA, LEED AP Project Architect: Wes Hoffman, AIA Interior Designer: Stacy Bender Medical Planner: PJ Bauser Specifications: Steve Matsudaira Technical Support: Jacob Strobl, Susan McNabb General Contractor: Bouten Construction Company Landscape Architect: Environment West Structural Engineer: Coffman Engineers Mechanical Engineer: MW Consulting Engineers Electrical Engineer: Coffman Engineers Civil Engineer: DCI Engineers Lighting: Coffman Engineers Acoustical: Greenbusch Group From the architect.

Frank Gehry Claims Today’s Architecture is (Mostly) “Pure Shit”


“Let me tell you one thing. In this world we are living in, 98 percent of everything that is built and designed today is pure shit.

Studio Gang Reveals 14-Story Residential Tower Planned for Miami Design District


Studio Gang Architects has released designs for a 14-story residential tower in the Miami Design District.

Liverpool Insurgentes Department Store / Rojkind Arquitectos


Architects: Rojkind Arquitectos Location: Insurgentes Sur, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico Architects In Charge: Michel Rojkind y Gerardo Salinas Project Area: 825 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Jaime Navarro Design Team: Alberto Villarreal, Gerardo Villanueva, Rodrigo Medina, Arie de Jongh, Victor Martínez, Juan Carlos Sainz, Adrian Aguilar, Alfredo Hernandez, Andrea León, Beatriz Zavala, Marielle Rivero, Nadezda Stankovic, Felipe Castañeda, Isaac Smeke, Víctor Alemán, Enrique de la Barrera, Davis Guajardo, Daniela Bustamante, Joe Tarr, Will Fox, Philipp Schlauch, Arie Hendrik, Diego Leál, Ignacio Cabrera, Linda Martínez, Karina Amparán, José de Jesús Guerra Interior Design: Servicios Liverpool SA de CV Structural Engineer: EMR SA Façade Engineer: Studio NYL Mep: RCC Façade Installation: Alitech, Arquimart, Todo en Metal Lighting Consultant: Ideas y Proyectos en Luz Landscape Consultant: Entorno Taller de Paisaje Façade Area: 2400 sqm From the architect.

Port Hope House / Teeple Architects


Architects: Teeple Architects Location: Port Hope, ON, Canada Area: 4450.0 ft2 Year: 2012 Photographs: Scott Norsworthy Project Team: Stephen Teeple, Luc Bouliane General Contractor: Derek Nicholson Inc.

Gastro-Architecture: Nicholas Blechman Illustrates Architecture as Food


Have you ever had the urge to squeeze a lemon on the dome of St. Peters Basilica? Or perhaps, crack a beer with Kohn Pedersen Fox’s “bottle opener”?

Family as a Community / Jacobs-Yaniv Architects


Architects: Jacobs-Yaniv Architects Location: HaSharon, Israel Year: 2012 Photographs: Yoav Gurin Contractor: Uri Tuval Lighting: S.T.Or Joinery: Klod Sanitary Fittings: Hezibank Aluminum Openings: Ya’ad Bergman Swimming Pool: Aquateque Floor Finishes: Negev Furniture: Tollman’s, Elite, Habitat Kitchen: Semel Kitchens Rugs: Itamar Garden Furniture: Ganim&Shoshanim Aluminum Louvers: Snapir Wire Mesh Sculptures: Koby Sibony From the architect.

Herzog & de Meuron Designs 205-Meter Tower and Research Center for Swiss Pharmaceutical Company


Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled plans for the modernization of the Roche pharmaceutical company’s Basel headquarters.

Spotlight: Paul Rudolph


Paul Marvin Rudolph (October 23, 1918 – August 8, 1997) was a leading American architect known for his contributions to modernism during the International School and Postmodernism eras.  He served as the Chair of Yale University’s School of Architecture for six years and famously designed the Yale Art and Architecture Building, one of the earliest examples of Brutalist architecture in the United States.

Erie Elementary Charter School / John Ronan Architects


Architects: John Ronan Architects Location: 1405 North Washtenaw Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622, USA Design Team: John Ronan FAIA, Lead Designer; Evan Menk, Senior Technical Coordinator; Gregory Pinter AIA, (design team); Tom Lee, Marcin Szef , John Trocke Area: 17470.0 ft2 Year: 2013 Photographs: Steve Hall, Hedrich Blessing Interior Designer: John Ronan Architects Structural Engineers: Goodfriend Magruder Structure, LLC Mep Engineers: dbHMS Civil Engineers: Terra Engineering, Ltd Landscape: Terra Engineering, Ltd General Contractor: Norcon, Inc From the architect.

See All 1,715 Entries to the Guggenheim Helsinki Competition Online


The competition for the new Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki closed last month, becoming the most popular architectural competition in history with 1,715 entries.

Pe no Monte – Rural Tourism / [i]da arquitectos


Architects: [i]da arquitectos Location: 7630-174 Odemira, Portugal Architects In Charge: Ivan de Sousa, Ines Antunes Project Leader: Ivan de Sousa Area: 820.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Joao Morgado Structural Engineering: Marco Agostinho Consultants: Matriz XXI Engenharia Landscape: 2arq – arquitectura e exteriores General Contractor: Regulconcrete construcao civil e obras publicas Click here to view the embedded video.

OS31 Designs Pop-Up Restaurant on a Frozen River


UK architects OS31 have recently won a competition to design RAW:almond, “the first ever outdoor dining restaurant on a frozen body of water.” The temporary restaurant has set up for business in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada for the last two years, and for 2015 the organizers held an international open competition for the winning design.

Architecture & Water: Exploring Radical Ideas To Unlock The Potential of Urban Waterways


Click here to view the embedded video. In the first part of their new micro documentary series on architecture and water, Ellis Woodman and a team at the Architectural Review (AR) have collaborated with architects, developers, urbanists and thinkers to examine the latent connections between water infrastructure and our built environment.


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