Hong Kong architecture firm hpa announce its largest and most innovative project, envisioned as a self-sustainable, revolutionary and eco-nouveau city in the capital of the Philippines.
Design: Fletcher Priest Architects
Replacing all but the core of a 25 storey 1970s tower in the Bank of England Conservation Area facilitated increasing and improving public urban space as well as providing over 60% additional high quality office space within a prominent building.
Located on the Niagara Escarpment, Compass House’s siting instrumentally establishes orientation. The house sits at the nexus of the land’s constituent characteristics: forests to the west, a hill to the south, and 100 acres of fields to the north and east.
‘Redefining Brutalism’ by Simon Henley
There is a genuine resurgence of interest in this period of architecture. Brutalism is a highly debated topic in the architectural press and amongst architectural critics and institutions who promote the preservation of these buildings.
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BBB’s rehabilitation of the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood, Pennsylvania, will revitalize the historic heart of one of the most celebrated public gardens in the world, conceived, designed, and constructed by Pierre S. du Pont during the early 20th century.
Design: Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes
Located in the Quartier des Spectacles, the first phase of this major real estate development, whose completion is planned for 2019, will house 159 condominiums distributed over 21 floors.
Design: Steven Christensen Architecture
This design seeks to preserve the natural character of the canyon and avoid the ‘cherry on top of the sundae’ site strategy dictated by the plat. Oriented on the back side of the knoll, and humble in scale by neighborhood standards.
An impressive house design by Chris Dyson Architects in the heart of Clerkenwell, East London, is the winner of a prestigious RIBA London Award. It is an industrial building constructed in the early 1900s.
Design: Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture
Located in a former industrial building, JPDA developed a series of dramatic architectural interventions that transform the exterior and create bright, airy and playful dance studios, offices, a library, and dressing rooms for the bustling families that arrive each day.
Music inspired by the buildings of London – from Borough Market to the Finnish Church, Peckham Library to the Shard. Musicity combines music, architecture and technology to build a living archive of the sounds of cities across the world.
EU Mies Award Day – debates and lectures on housing, memory and identity, heritage and architecture, held in the Palau de Victòria Eugènia, with the delivery of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2017 in the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion.
London Metropolitan University appoints landscape architecture practice Gustafson Porter + Bowman to design a new public square at its Holloway campus, giving a heightened sense of place.