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.
Key winners news – Grand Prix: ORIAM – Scotland’s Performance Centre by Reiach and Hall Architects ; Chairman’s Award: the humble Culardoch Shieling by Moxon Architects ; Practice of the Year: Reiach and Hall Architects
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.
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.
Curated by Norman Foster
Exploring the creativity of Cartier and its links with the history of flight and design in the early twentieth century, Cartier in Motion, an exhibition curated by Norman Foster, marks the opening year of the new Design Museum in London.
On 6 June Vision 2017 will open its doors for the third iteration of the annual built environment exposition. The event promises to gather some of the best architects, designers, researchers, manufacturers and suppliers from across the UK and Europe, for two days of CPD-certified learning and networking.
Design: HOK / PLP architecture – new photos
The Francis Crick Institute, which opened last year in central London as one of Europe’s largest biomedical and translational research centres, has been named R&D Magazine’s 2017 Laboratory of the Year.
Architects: HEIM Design
The Chongqing delegation to the National People’s Congress suggested that the city of Chongqing be the start of the Silk Road economic belt and the hub of a 21st century maritime Silk Road, connecting the Chinese interior with the rest of the world.
Design: Plano Humano Arquitectos
From the need to serve multiple functions, the Pastoral Center of Moscavide is composed by a set of facilities that include catechesis rooms, funeral chapels, and the parish residence, and these needs.
Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen
The former industrial site renowned for its rich architectural legacy has been re-emerging as a new sustainable city district: a dense city structure with attractive urban spaces, public transport, and new buildings that complement the existing historical structures.