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  • New York City's Chrysler Building is Up for Sale
    by Eric Baldwin on January 17, 2019 at 5:00 AM

    New York City's famed Chrysler Building is up for sale for the first time in over 20 years. According to the Wall Street Journal, the art deco office tower’s current owners officially placed it on the market, though the building's value has yet to be released. Designed by William Van Alen, the building was bought by Tishman Speyer in 1997. As an iconic part of the New York skyline, the building is admired for its distinctive ornamentation based on Chrysler automobiles. […]

  • WOHA's Singapore Design Orchard Nears Completion
    by Dima Stouhi on January 17, 2019 at 4:00 AM

    Singapore’s creative community will soon be thriving as one of the city's buzziest projects, Design Orchard, nears completion. Designed by Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA, the 2350 sqm green project has been under construction since early 2018, and will officially be accessible by the public on the 30th of January, 2019. […]

  • BURSA / balbek bureau
    by Rayen Sagredo on January 17, 2019 at 3:00 AM

    It is difficult to describe BURSA in one word. It is not just a hotel or a restaurant, not a bar or an art gallery. It is all of the above, a bespoke hotel complex fitted comfortably into a mix of centuries-old buildings in historical and cultural center of Kyiv – Podil. […]

  • Funenhof / Arons en Gelauff Architects
    by Clara Ott on January 17, 2019 at 2:00 AM

    This project for eight family houses is situated near the Funenpark in the city centre of Amsterdam. The site is a small courtyard, behind a former school building turned into housing. These 8 single family houses are built on the location of a demolished small factory, which was used as a workspace and studio for a media company. The hidden and enclosed space reminds us of the typical Amsterdam courtyards from the middle Ages. The new intimate courtyard is designed together with Hosper Landscape Architecture and the inhabitants of the school. The owners have a small private outside space and the rest is communal space. […]

  • Arch House / FRARI - architecture network
    by Rayen Sagredo on January 17, 2019 at 1:00 AM

    At the end of 2018, Maria Fradinho designs and builds her own office and home, on a 940 m 2 lot, located on the outskirts of Ílhavo, Portugal.The land is located "by the door" of Vista Alegre, a place beloved by the architect, whose name is due to its origin, Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory, one of the most important industries in the region, and the country. It is in this factory that the author is inspired, because "that place so requested." […]

  • Striped House / Wutopia Lab
    by Collin Chen on January 17, 2019 at 12:00 AM

    Wutopia Lab was given the task by tourism company Aranya to revamp their concierge room near their offices to change it into a “striped” tourism information center. […]

  • Y House / Nguyen Khac Phuoc Architects
    by Paula Pintos on January 16, 2019 at 11:00 PM

    Trees create fresh air and shade which help human spirit to relax; and in religious sense the tree also has life. Trees play an important role in human life, so we need to understand the importance of trees and respect their lives as well as respect the natural world. Our design called "Y house" is a way of co-living that people, trees and nature live sustainably together. […]

  • River View Service Stations / Atelier Z+
    by 舒岳康 - SHU Yuekang on January 16, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    The East-bound “River Viewing Service Station” is a series of service stations located in the public space of the eastern bank of the Huangpu River in Shanghai. The 22 stations are distributed in the entire east coast between Yangpu Bridge and Xupu Bridge. There’s a service station every kilometer, which is aimed to provide citizens with rest spaces and public toilets. The project originated from the first River Viewing Service Station completed in September 2017 at Lujiazui northern riverside and the renovation and design of the second River Viewing Service Station completed in December 2017 in Qiantan Leisure Park. […]

  • Porous Manifold as a Japanese Tearoom / F.A.D.S. + Ryumei Fujiki + KOU::ARC
    by Paula Pintos on January 16, 2019 at 8:00 PM

    Breathing architecture like a living-thing:This temporary art work is a nested structure with a two-tatami space embedded in ten foot square hut. The use is a Japanese traditional tearoom. We constructed it by ourselves. It was exhibited in Echigo-tsumari Art Triennale 2018 in Japan. In this exhibition, architects were asked to respond to the theme of how to overcome the concept of homogeneous space which was dominant in the 20th century. It is distorted homogeneous space to create irregularities by the random pattern of the skeleton and proposed an art-tecture with many holes which are open and close as necessary to communicate with the outside like living things.&nbs […]

  • Shoreham House / Tim Spicer Architects
    by Martita Vial on January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    The existing house located in the leafy surrounds of Shoreham on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, was originally designed by British Architect Hugh Tuffley in the early 2000’s. The renovation and addition needed a sensitive, well considered approach to create unity between the old and the new, without an obvious signature of new Architects. The design intent was to update what was already a beautiful house, yet make it feel like it had all been built at the same time. &nbs […]

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