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House of Ichijoji / YAP Architects

March 1, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

The plan is to renovate a single dwelling unit in the condominium. The target dwelling unit is a 40-year-old RC 9-story vintage condominium with a corner room on the 5th floor, which can secure lighting and ventilation from three sides and addition, it is located slightly higher than the surrounding area, and is located in a place rich in nature where you can see Uryuzan from the balcony on the east side.

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Roscommon House / Neil Cownie Architect

March 1, 2021 Paula Pintos 0

Roscommon House is in conversation with its past, present, and future: as a house that reflects the unique attributes of its locations ‘Garden Suburb’ town planning, modernist architecture, and ideals of the original subdivision. A new house in conversation with the ethos of the suburb with a strong sense of belonging’. 

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Jean Verville Architecte inserts gridded steel lightwell into Montreal home

March 1, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Shadows from steel structure in Montreal kitchen

Canadian studio Jean Verville Architecte has created a theatrical interior inside a Montreal house by adding a large steel structure capped by a skylight that casts dramatic shadows. For the project, called MSO; Play/Pause, the studio completely reorganised the interior of the building and built a 12-metre-high steel lightwell in the centre of the three-storey

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Jinhua Science & Culture Complex / DDB ARCHITECTS

March 1, 2021 Collin Chen 0

Jinhua is located in the central part of Zhejiang Province, an important transportation and information hub with excellent geographical configuration. As the urbanization of Jinhua city is getting saturated, Duohu District, the only undeveloped area in the city core, is taking off steadily against the backdrop of the booming regional economy. The development of Duohu CBD will build up momentum for regional development in return by upgrading local industrial and public facilities.

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Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club / Wood Marsh

March 1, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

Leveraging key contextual influences, Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club takes inspiration from the corrosive nature of Victoria’s sandstone coastline to guide its form and materiality. It captures a robust ruggedness, through the ‘dune’ and ‘stack’ components, represented in the relationship between the horizontality of the club building obscured in the dunes and the verticality of the more prominent control tower. Each element appears to be softened by years of weathering.

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Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club / Wood Marsh

March 1, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

Leveraging key contextual influences, Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club takes inspiration from the corrosive nature of Victoria’s sandstone coastline to guide its form and materiality. It captures a robust ruggedness, through the ‘dune’ and ‘stack’ components, represented in the relationship between the horizontality of the club building obscured in the dunes and the verticality of the more prominent control tower. Each element appears to be softened by years of weathering.

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“It’s time to abolish the architecture critic”

March 1, 2021 Mimi Zeiger 0
Man holding a newspaper to illustrate opinion about architecture critics

Newspapers’ largely white, male architecture critics are a reflection of the structural inequalities of the built environment and are not equipped to deal with our current time of crisis, says Mimi Zeiger. On 8 January, just days after insurrectionists stormed the capital, architecture critic Blair Kamin announced on Twitter that after nearly three decades he would

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