Camp Wood celebrated its Centennial anniversary in 2016, cementing its legacy of high quality outdoor education for youth throughout Kansas. The graduate level Design+Make Studio at Kansas State University was asked to develop an infrastructural backdrop to assist counselors in their work of connecting young people to this beautiful, yet subtle landscape.
Designed by Martha Franco Architecture & Design/Roker Construction The Quebec head office for VICE, an edgy media outlet was founded in Montreal, represents the return to roots for the company. The project is located in a former printing workshop full of history in Griffintown, an ex-industrial neighbourhood.
The interiors designed by Sisalla Interior Design to balance a contemporary minimal house with a welcoming ambience. Public spaces have a quiet luxury with a focus on contrasting texture whilst the private areas have softer materials creating warmth and relaxation. The space is flooded with light and fresh air. The material selection creates harmonious textures with exceptional joinery detail.
Luigi Rosselli Architects designed the wraparound swimming pool which plays the starring role in the alterations and additions and has become the architectural pivot that binds one hundred years of history.
A key theme emerging from exhibitors at this year’s Surface & Materials show at NEC Birmingham is hyper-nature, or high-performance wall coverings with aesthetics influenced by the natural world. Whether in the form of advanced laminates with anti-fingerprint finishes, or hygienic, mould-resistant panels for kitchens and bathrooms, or sleek, strong and versatile tile collections, the range of elegant choices on offer for multiple applications is inspiring.
Stanton Williams have been awarded planning permission for a new multi-purpose 900 sqm pavilion in Milton Keynes’ Campbell Park. The building will provide a space for theatre, music and dance.
Shortlisted desihn teams: Barton Willmore ; Fletcher Priest Architects ; Mae ; Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design. Ideas competition seeking imaginative design proposals to integrate sustainable placemaking with new infrastructure and urban development. The architecture competition focuses on the arc connecting four of the UK’s fastest-growing centres.
The winner is Cristian Vogel, a Chilean who now lives in Copenhagen. His composition “The Bell Tower Seed” won out of 145 entries from composers in 21 countries. Second prize goes to Jakob Draminsky Højmark from Copenhagen. Third prize is awarded to Henrik José, born in Sweden but living in Berlin.
Benoy news – appointment of Barry Spencer Hughes as Design Director. Primarily based at the London campus, Barry will shape the architectural firm’s global design message, while expanding the business into the US market.
BRE partner with software solution provider Graitec to now provide a end-to-end process for adopting BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification. Companies benefit from a unified, all-inclusive service that provides gap analysis with a pre-assessment service through to advisory, consultancy, software training and support, through to BIM certification.
Oxygen Park, designed by AECOM, is inspired by wind-eroded rocks of the desert. The fluid paths and shaded running tracks are embedded in the topography. Team sport pitches, equestrian facilities and recreation areas with soundscapes combine to form an inspiring training ground.
Designed for the city’s basketball team, the bold external envelope was designed and fabricated using parametric technologies. The main entrance features large, operable glass panels that open to the outdoor event plaza. There are 10,000 seats in the lower bowl close to the action, out of 17,000 seat total.
Architecture for London designed these house extensions – they are a sensible way to enlarge and improve your home, but sharing the overall costs demonstrates a future economic model for Londoners living on a budget in terraced housing.
Classic Lancia Flavia Vignale owned by one of the leading British architects of the 20th century to be sold at auction at Blenheim Palace. Sir Basil Spence bought the car new in 1963 while working on his design for the British Embassy building in Rome. Recently restored, this very rare car is one of just 40 right hand drive examples made.