All climates like exceptions. Warmer when it is cold. Cooler in the tropics. People do not resist thermal shock well. Nor do works of art. Such elementary observations have influenced the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Chongqing Xinhua Bookstore Group Jiefangbei Book City Mixed-use Project is a dynamic complex that encompasses a sky cultural plaza, retails, apartments, offices and a boutique hotel in the Jiefangbei Central Business District, the heart of downtown Chongqing.
AHR has completed the 9500 m2 Rhyl High School in Denbighshire, Wales. Operated by Denbighshire County Council, the £23 million facility offers 1245 places, including 45 places for Ysol Tir Morfa, a community school that caters for pupils with a wide range of additional learning needs.
Architecture guides Rome – exclusive Italian guided building walks tailor-made for groups. Book for your office trip. Key architects with buildings in the city include Zaha Hadid Architects, Richard Meier Architects and Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
Design: Herzog & de Meuron + Lifschutz Davidson Sandiland, architects
Planners request design impact details of the redevelopment of Chelsea FC’s cramped London stadium. This sculptural brick and steel building increases capacity at Stamford Bridge from 41,837 to 60,000.
John McAslan in conversation with Pedro Mendes da Rocha, son of esteemed Paulo Mendes da Rocha, winner of Golden Lion award at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 and a Pritzker Architecture Prize winner, as they discuss Paulo’s work and the relationship between architecture and engineering.
International design competition for Cairo’s Science City, Egypt: London architecture studio updates – new building designs by this British architectural office – Weston Williamson, Architects, England, UK
Jury members for the IsArch awards for architecture students include Troy Conrad Therrien, Curator, Architecture and Digital Initiatives at the Guggenheim and Elif Erdine, architect at Zaha Hadid Architects.
Images of £23m justice centre building by this Edinburgh architects practice. The city’s courts will move from their home in Inverness Castle, allowing the historic building to become a tourist attraction.
A 2-carat diamond ring has been created by compressing the cremated remains of Mexican architect Luis Barragán. Conceptual artist Jill Magid from Brooklyn spent years plotting her proposal to the owners of his professional archive: open it to the public.
This building meets the increasing educational demand of the city of Vitoria, in a neighborhood that concentrates the biggest extension of collective dwelling during these last years, and where most of the childhood population live.