Quzhou Kecheng Jiaogong Kindergarten / LYCS Architecture

KINDERGARTEN•QUZHOU, CHINA Architects: LYCS Architecture Area: 11568 m² Year: 2022 Photographs:Qingshan Wu Design Team: Hao Ruan, Yuan Zhan, Lin Zhao, Xichen Sheng, Mengjia Xu, Yue Yin, Wenguang Weang, Sidan Zheng, Ziming Ruan, Xiangning Chen, Guangyu Ma Interior Team: Sheng Xu, Xianhui Lu, Honghui Li, Ying Chen, Danlu Wang, Wenjuan Ruan, Yue Yin Landscape Design: LYCS Architecture, ZHEJIANG BAOYE …

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Contrast, Cleanliness, Regularity: Material Strategies in David Chipperfield’s Museums

David Chipperfield, laureate of the 2023 Pritzker Prize, has designed over a dozen museums throughout his career, with some still under construction. As a typology that has significant urban and social impact, Chipperfield and his team have skillfully leveraged each commission to transform neighborhoods and cities while still honoring the essence of the place …

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Carlo Scarpa: The Master of Sculpture and Light

Natural light is one of the most critical elements in architecture. Although unbuilt and difficult to control, it plays a crucial part in defining how space is perceived in terms of scale, textures, materiality, and overall atmosphere. Natural light also impacts the emotions people feel in a space, whether lack …

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Victorian Heart Hospital / Conrad Gargett + Wardle

HOSPITALITY ARCHITECTURE•CLAYTON, AUSTRALIA Architects: Conrad Gargett, Wardle Year: 2023 Photographs:Peter Bennetts Manufacturers:  Caroma, Corian, Forbo, George Fethers, Horizon International Paving, InStyle, K5, Laminex, Maharam, Ontera, Shaw, Tarkett, Vescom Design Director, Health: Rebecca Moore Health Facility Planning Lead: Paul Emmett Clinical Interior Design Lead: Laura Molloy Project Director, Architecture: Meaghan Dwyer Design Director: Stefan Mee Project Leader: Yee Jien City: Clayton Country: Australia Text description provided by the architects. Conrad Gargett + Wardle have delivered Australia’s …

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KUMIHIMO: Japanese Silk Braiding by DOMYO / Rei Mitsui Architects

CULTURAL ARCHITECTURE, MUSEUMS & EXHIBIT•LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Architects: Rei Mitsui Architects Area: 330 m² Year: 2023 Photographs:Jérémie Souteyrat Lead Architect: Rei Mitsui City: London Country: United Kingdom A Shintō yorishiro, a place to attract and welcome kami deities. The materials of the himorogi themselves are light and weak, but form a borderland with great significance, showing the presence of the kami. Spatial structure: positioning- Grid …

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Parque Esmeralda: Community Garden Project / CAW Arquitectos

PUBLIC SPACE•COPIAPÓ, CHILE Architects: CAW Arquitectos Area: 215278 ft² Year: 2021 Photographs:Rodrigo Werner Manufacturers:  Arauco, Cintac, Schréder, Urban Play Associated Architect: Juan Pablo Cacciuttolo Collaborating Architect: Francoise De Saintpierre Counterpart Minvu: María Paz Larenas Counterpart Serviu: Wildo León Díaz, Carolina Egaña Vargas Arquitecto Autor: Rodrigo Werner Program: Urban equipment City: Copiapó Country: Chile From a landfill to Vergel in the desert. Parque Esmeralda is located in the piedmont of …

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The Providur’s Palace / AB Forum + Letilovic & Pedišic

CULTURAL CENTER•ZADAR, CROATIA Architects: AB Forum, Letilovic & Pedišic Area: 10000 m² Year: 2022 Photographs:Bosnic + Dorotic, Filp Brala Manufacturers:  Fermacell, Jansen AG, Mapei, PolyWorld, Schüco, Zumtobel Lead Architects: Iva Letilović, Igor Pedišić Structural Engineering: UPI-2M HVAC: Citara d.o.o., Marinko Zečević Sprinkler System Contractor: APIN PROJEKT d.o.o. Electrical Engineering: Krizni vijak d.o.o. Main Contractor: Krekić avangard d.o.o. Electrical Installations: Elektron d.o.o., Srećko Stavnicki Steel Construction: Produkt Bastal d.o.o. Text description …

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The Centre Pompidou Debuts the Largest Retrospective of Norman Foster’s Work in Paris

In May this year, The Centre Pompidou in Paris will debut the largest retrospective of Norman Foster’s work from the past six decades. The exhibition spans nearly 2,200 square meters, exploring the various phases of the renowned architect’s career. Essential works including the Hong Kong and Shanghai Baking Corporation’s headquarters (Hong Kong, 1979–1986), the Carré d’Art (Nîmes, …

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