British architect Adrian Welch, Founding Editor of e-architect, interviews AECOM’s Project Engineer for Francis Kéré’s Serpentine Pavilion about their role in this internationally renowned cultural project on the lawns of Kensington Gardens.
Lithuanian architects’ proposal based on a simple concept: recreate the link that once existed with a spatial structure. The architectural design is “atmospherically reminiscent to a pictorial passage” through the two discontinued mountain peaks.
Camden Council evacuate 650 homes in five tower blocks in order to undertake “urgent fire safety works”. They aim to remove similar outer cladding panels added in 2006 to the five buildings in a refurbishment by the same firms who renovated Grenfell Tower.
Paris architects laisné roussel unveils a striking entry pavilion building at the first Biennale d’Architecture of Lyon. This architectural event takes place from June 8th until July 9th at the Sucrière.
Dubai building news – 5 UAE architecture jobs added ; miniature city on planet Mars ; ‘The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour’ for Emaar Properties ; Hyperloop Pods and Portals by BIG Architects ; 1/JBR, 46 storey luxurious tower overlooking upcoming Dubai Eye and The Palm.
Design: Mecanoo architecten
The first lean hospital building in the Netherlands. An efficient and compact building in which professional healthcare and a personal approach strengthen each other. Clear routing, abundant daylight, and positive distractions contribute to an environment promoting wellbeing.
Were the horizontal and vertical fire-stops installed correctly at Grenfell Tower? Firestops on rib faces seem incorrectly installed over insulation surface. This nullifies their effect and helps explain rapid propagation of fire up the cladding of the vertical ribs.
Design Trust Public Space Potluck in Lower Manhattan – the area around the Holland Tunnel used to be a tangle of traffic practically devoid of places to gather. But in recent years, Hudson Square Connection has transformed the neighborhood by making traffic triangles into a number of unusual new public spaces.
Architects: Messana O’Rorke
Much-neglected 18th Century homestead in a Columbia County apple orchard, New York, fabricated in huge hand-hewn timbers. The basic frame and form was typical of houses by Dutch settlers.
Design: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
After a life in the center of Europe, a couple returns to the Mediterranean. Among their mere desires is the power to enjoy a place where they spent the summer during their childhood.
Architecture Contest launch news: inviting architects from around the world to submit concept designs for a substantial new building for this leading Lithuanian city including a world-class concert venue.
Police report preliminary tests show the insulation samples combusted quickly. The initial test on the cladding tiles also failed. The Police are reviewing every company involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, and have seized documents and materials from a number of organisations.
reTH!NKING team announce Landscape Observatory Pamukkale, an architecture competition which pretends to create a place to observe the landscape. Architecture and nature combine to create a synergy allowing visitors to enjoy and admire what the Earth gives us.