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Residence in Moreira, Portugal : Phyd Arquitectura
Residence in Moreira
photo : Javier Callejas
The materiality is used in its most essential expression, conferring to the house, weight and lightness simultaneously.

RIBA Awards 2013, UK : call for entries
North House Bowden
photo : Daniel Hopkinson

Head Road 1816, Cape Town, South Africa : SAOTA
Head Road 1816 Cape Town
photograph : Adam Letch
The practicalities of the site – steepness and town planning restrictions – were key initial drivers in determining the parameters available.

Seacliff House Sydney, Australia : Chris Elliott Architects
Seacliff House Sydney
photo : Richard Glover
The site for this house is long and very narrow – an anomaly, a thin sliver of land that was left over from the original subdivision when the famous “Bronte Cutting” was created over a century ago.

Malopolska Garden Arts Krakow, Poland : Ingarden & Ewy Architekci
Małopolska Garden of Arts Krakow Building
photograph © Krzysztof Ingarden

Morocco Mall Casablanca, Casablanca : Design International architectural studio
Morocco Mall Casablanca
courtesy of Deborel Maroc

Internationaal Dans en Muziek Centrum Den Haag, Netherlands : Neuteling Riedijk Architects
Internationaal Dans en Muziek Centrum Den Haag
picture © Neutelings Riedijk Architecten

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum Building, Michigan, USA : Zaha Hadid Architects
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum Michigan State University
photograph © 2012, Eli Broad
Designed by Pritzker Prize-winner late architect Zaha Hadid, the 46,000-sqft Broad Art Museum at MSU features a striking façade of pleated stainless steel and glass, distinguishing the building from MSU’s traditional Collegiate Gothic north campus.

Industrial Museum Building Chongqing, China : Architect: Avanti Architects
Museum Building in Chongqing
picture from architects
The new museum is the focal point of a 22-hectare masterplan for regenerating the Dadukou district of Chongqing – the site of former iron and steelworks dating back to the 1930s.

UConn Oak Hall Connecticut, USA : Leers Weinzapfel Associates
UConn Oak Hall Connecticut
photo from architects
Oak Hall, named for the state tree, is the new home of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ linguistics, modern and classical languages, economics, and journalism departments, previously housed in two other buildings.

Architecture News – October 2012

Architecture News welcome

School Building Designs

Barcelona Pavilion

Architecture Walking Tours in London by e-architect
1 Undershaft Skyscraper in London by Eric Parry
image : DBOX, courtesy Eric Parry Architects

Stadium Building Designs

Sustainable Architecture Design

Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News for November 2012 page welcome