Glenn Murcutt to design sixth MPavilion for Melbourne

February 18, 2019 Amy Frearson 0
Glenn Murcutt

Australian architect Glenn Murcutt has been appointed to design this year’s MPavilion, an annual commission in Melbourne that follows the model of London’s Serpentine Pavilion. Murcutt, 82, will become the sixth designer of the temporary pavilion, which is installed every summer in Queen Victoria Gardens. One of Australia’s best-known architects and a Pritzker Prize winner, he

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Biggest challenge of relocating Swedish town Kiruna is “moving the minds of citizens”

February 18, 2019 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Kiruna climate change

Human impact on the planet is forcing Sweden to relocate the town of Kiruna. The urban planners and architects behind the project say the biggest challenge isn’t moving the buildings, it’s bringing the community with them. Sweden’s northernmost town and its 18,000 inhabitants are moving two miles east, to prevent being slowly being swallowed by an underground mine.

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Atelier Janda Vanderghote turns historic Ghent house into modern B&B

February 18, 2019 Anna Winston 0
Atelier Janda Vanderghote Entrenous hotel

Young Belgian studio Atelier Janda Vanderghote has transformed the interior of one of Ghent’s historic houses with a new concrete frame and brilliant blue furniture. Located near Ghent’s Citadelpark, B&B Entrenous was designed by Atelier Janda Vanderghote for a family who wanted to create a unique private residence and a three-bedroom guest house. The area is

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In New York City, When Form Follows Finance the Sky’s The Limit

February 18, 2019 Lindsey Leardi 0

The hyperreal renderings predicting New York City’s skyline in 2018 are coming to life as the city’s wealth physically manifests into the next generation of skyscrapers. Just like millennials and their ability to kill whole industries singlehandedly, we are still fixated on the supertalls: how tall, how expensive, how record-breaking? Obsession with this typology centers around their excessive, bourgeois nature, but – at least among architects – rarely has much regard for the processes which enable the phenomenon.

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10 Roof Pavilion / Espiral

February 18, 2019 Clara Ott 0

The project corresponds to the design of the exterior and leisure spaces of a beach house in a condominium, located on a land in front of the sea and with a steep slope, on the E-30F road, between the villages of Zapallar and Papudo, in the V region of Chile.

wutopia lab completes shanghai community space with arched façade

February 18, 2019 macnadusa 0

wutopia lab has been commissioned by the council of shanghai north bund tanghan street to convert a 35 sqm shopfront into a communal meeting space for the ‘tiger moms’ of the local district. located right opposite to the beihong senior highschool, the project seeks to offer parents and students a space for interaction, where tea […]

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