selgascano’s 2015 serpentine pavilion is heading to hollywood

April 25, 2019 macnadusa 0

the 2015 serpentine pavilion, originally constructed in london’s kensington gardens, will travel to the united states later this year where it will be rebuilt at LA’s la brea tar pits. designed by spanish architecture studio selgascano, the temporary pavilion is an an immersive, chrysalis-like structure covered in a translucent, multi-colored fabric membrane — allowing the […]

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foster + partners’ sharjah library will join a gerry judah sculpture

April 24, 2019 macnadusa 0

foster + partners has revealed plans for a library and cultural center in sharjah, a united arab emirates city on the arabian gulf. the two-storey building has been designed to offer a sense of clarity and lightness, with a large floating roof cantilevering on all sides of a transparent rectilinear volume. located ten kilometers (six […]

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olafur eliasson joins OMA’s expansion plans for albright-knox art gallery

April 24, 2019 macnadusa 0

the albright-knox art gallery, a museum in buffalo, new york, has announced that artist olafur eliasson and architect sebastian behmann, founding partners of studio other spaces, have been tasked with designing a work of art that will form part of the institution’s major expansion. following the news that OMA’s new york office, led by shohei […]

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olafur eliasson joins OMA’s expansion plans for albright-knox art gallery

April 24, 2019 macnadusa 0

the albright-knox art gallery, a museum in buffalo, new york, has announced that artist olafur eliasson and architect sebastian behmann, founding partners of studio other spaces, have been tasked with designing a work of art that will form part of the institution’s major expansion. following the news that OMA’s new york office, led by shohei […]

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studio gang’s MIRA tower tops out in san francisco

April 23, 2019 macnadusa 0

MIRA, a 400-foot tower designed by studio gang, has topped out in san francisco. the project, which was first unveiled in 2018, will offer a range of luxury condominium residences with occupancy slated for late 2019. the building is defined by its distinctive bay windows, which twist up the façade of the high-rise to present […]

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derelict stone heritage buildings in catalonia sustainably revitalized

April 23, 2019 macnadusa 0

architect lluis jubert of barcelona-based taller d’arquitectura introduces an architectural intervention to the ‘corral d’en capdet,’ an agricultural region of northern spain. the project is comprised of three separate elements: a farmyard, a typical farmhouse of catalonia known as a ‘masia,’ and a heritage building known as ‘can tomeu’ which once served as a sharecroppers’ […]

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architrend tops house B in malta with see-through swimming pool

April 22, 2019 macnadusa 0

italian studio architrend architecture has completed house B in the seaside town of st. julian’s, malta, in the place of a terrace house which was demolished and reconstructed to fit the needs of the clients. the residence is built out of reinforced concrete, while its front elevation incorporates a glazed façade which allows it to […]

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ODA revitalizes former arbuckle sugar refinery along brooklyn waterfront

April 22, 2019 macnadusa 0

10 jay street, a waterfront landmarked building in brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood, has been revitalized through the creative vision of new york-based architecture firm ODA. built in partnership with triangle assets, the 230,000 square foot property includes 10 stories of open floor plates, each with original detailing and characteristics that bring you back to the industrial […]

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frida escobedo completes ‘aesop park slope’ store in brooklyn

April 21, 2019 macnadusa 0

mexican architect frida escobedo, who designed the 2018 serpentine pavilion in london, has completed her fifth project with skin care brand aesop. for the company’s third store in brooklyn, new york, escobedo was inspired by the park slope neighborhood’s mid-19th century brownstone residences, with their repeating, angled façades. meanwhile, the store’s intricately ‘woven’ brickwork recalls […]

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büro koray duman to extend noguchi museum with art + archive building

April 21, 2019 macnadusa 0

the isamu noguchi foundation and garden museum (the noguchi museum) has announced plans to expand its campus with a new structure that will house its collection and archive, as well as noguchi’s original 1959 studio building, which will be restored and open to the public for the first time. the new building, a corrugated steel […]

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