The site chosen for the project is one of only a few locations in the world where the ancient sea bed is still visible after tectonic activity elevated the bed to a 100 metres above sea level. Arup and Grimshaw have worked with the existing natural ridges and ravines that traverse the site to design the buildings and walkways, within the spectacular undulating land.
This poweful building design by architects COOP HIMMELB(L)AU uses a two-storey freeform shape clad with stainless steel shingles floating above a box-shaped building with cast-in-place concrete façade.
The Memorial complex should not be just a symbol of past times like a grandiose statue but more like a modern monument fit for the XXI century which would additionally enrich and animate the society.
London-based practice Inglis Badrashi Loddo has completed the renovation, conversion and extension of Woolborough House in Barnes, London, to create a new home for the Velehrad organisation.
The project has been designed by ABK Architects to give a new lease of life to Ballymun’s old Boiler House and create a National Centre of Excellence in Education for Sustainable development.
The aim of the project was to upgrade the museum building to meet modern curatorial standards, encourage visitors into the ruins, and improve facilities. A glulam spruce central hall has been inserted into the existing L-shaped timber visitor centre.
Design: TengYuan Design Institute Co
In this project, we hope to establish a linkage between architecture and nature as well as architecture and culture in a simple and plain way. Just as art and literature both have sketches, this project is a construction sketch to some extent.
The VEC will be the companion visitor center to the existing memorial that memorializes the 184 lives lost during the tragic events of September 11, 2001, when American Airlines Flight 77 was hijacked and crashed into the Pentagon. The tragedy took lives of Pentagon employees and all passengers and crew aboard Flight 77.
Dualchas Architects re-brand – 21st practice anniversary marked with a new identity of a wild Hebridean goat, a symbol of Highland resistance. This Skye architecture practice are working with Norway’s Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter on a clifftop building on the island of Lewis.
Design: Snøhetta and Casson Mann
The new International Centre for Cave Art in Montignac, France welcomes visitors to an immersive educational experience of the prehistoric Lascaux cave paintings.
Design: JUNG Architectures & Simon Buri
The Gatehouse of the former hospital hosts the Tourist Information Office, while the Poor Hall and the Chapel, with its own access to the piazza, comprise temporary exhibition areas.
Design: Zalewski Architecture Group
The main objective of the exhibition space is to present the products of GE grouped in thematic areas and at the same time familiarizing viewers with additional information by means of multimedia installations.
The concept is based on incorporating the forest landscape into a five-finger building to create new relations between the inside office and the outside forest landscape. A nature trail surrounding the building allows to explore the different forest ecotypes.
Architects: Schmidt Hammer Lassen
When opened in 1997 the building provided for the first time a cultural and artistic meeting place for both locals, the international Inuit community and visitors from all over the world.