Arch Daily

  • Shanghai Greenland Center / Nikken Sekkei
    by Daniel Tapia on November 14, 2018 at 11:00 PM

    The URBAN FARM where better city meets natural life”, has been the core idea throughout the design. A green urban valley complex with a ‘street landscape park’ as a highlight in the architectural space, is sitting right above one of the most used metro stations in Shanghai. […]

  • Pizza 4P’s Phan Ke Binh / Takashi Niwa Architects
    by Daniel Tapia on November 14, 2018 at 9:00 PM

    A restaurant for gathering in a garden surrounding pizza ovenIt is a Vietnamese culture to connect deeply with family and friends through gathering and sharing. Family and friends always come together to share their happiness and stories over meals. Similarly, Pizza 4P’s adopts the motto of “Delivering Wow, Sharing Happiness”. As such, the challenge of this project is to combine both local culture and restaurant motto to create an appropriate dining atmosphere. Located at the center of Hanoi, the site features beautiful street plants with sufficient space for an open-space garden. Taking the site condition, local culture, and the restaurant’s motto into consideration, a restaurant with the concept of gathering in a garden was designed to provide a meaningful and pleasant dining space in Hanoi. […]

  • Unbricked House / Merrylees Architecture
    by Pilar Caballero on November 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM

    The brief was to transform this brick Victorian home, situated on a main road, into a tranquil family residence capable of accommodating the lifestyle of the occupants for many years to come. The features of the original home were to be retained wherever possible, however the challenge was to introduce an abundance of natural light, and create a more livable environment that performed well thermally year round. […]

  • wr-house / atelier
    by Daniel Tapia on November 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM

    THE RAMPARTSThe ramparts mean the owner’s needs and represent a connection between the site and the residential area of Wirye new town where the site located in. The owner wanted a simple and impressive shape of house, and ‘the ramparts’ was the first word that they described the house they hoped. The ramparts also could be a design concept that fits well with the special circumstances of the site. […]

  • OP9 House / Office 88
    by Rayen Sagredo on November 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM

    The home is situated in a newly established suburban neighbourhood, with the intent of creating a calm and serene atmosphere through its materials and orientation. The project features a 350m2 main dwelling with a ‘little brother’ secondary dwelling tucked away at the back of the site. The two dwellings are separated by a curved wall that extends to wrap around a swimming pool. […]

  • The Mark / ZGF Architects
    by Pilar Caballero on November 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM

    In the design of a new commercial office tower and hotel in a downtown Seattle development, the owner held the rights to demolish a historically-significant church on the site, allowing for the development of a larger, half-block footprint. The emotional, cultural and historic significance of that church – a facility commissioned by Arthur Denny, founding father of the city of Seattle – motivated the client and parishioners to seek alternatives. The architects pursued a smaller building footprint, one that would preserver the historic sanctuary, promote pedestrian-activation of the city block, encourage density and smart urbanization. The church’s preservation and its incorporation into the new development would also yield a more sustainable solution for the site. […]

  • Long Horizontals / Thellend Fortin Architectes
    by Daniel Tapia on November 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM

    The inspiration for this home comes from the majestic landscape of the St. Lawrence River estuary, visible from the rocky headland on which it is located. Built on a steep slope and unobtrusive on the street side, the house is completely open to the river, unfolding toward the horizon.&nbs […]

  • MVRDV Brings Minecraft to Life with RED7 Housing in Moscow
    by Eric Baldwin on November 14, 2018 at 1:00 PM

    Dutch practice MVRDV have unveiled RED7, a housing project for Moscow and the firm’s first building in Russia. MVRDV won the competition to design RED7 for client GK Osnova in December 2017, and the project has been accepted by the architectural committee of Moscow. Designed with a Minecraft-like gradient of blocks, the project was inspired by its neighboring context. As a symbolic gateway into the city center, the design will include 289 apartments with external terraces and expansive views of Moscow's skyline. […]

  • Form of Wander / MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY
    by Daniel Tapia on November 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    Where the Riverfront Park recreational space extends onto the waterway, Form of Wander is situated to host new outdoor activities and new memories of the Tampa’s active waterfront. As an inverted mangrove, the green-hued aluminum canopy announces itself among palms as a signal on the Hillsborough River. The tree-like structure appears to float between water and land. […]

  • Architect Magazine Selects the Top 50 Architecture Firms in the US for 2018
    by Niall Patrick Walsh on November 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM

    Architect Magazine has unveiled the 2018 edition of the “Architect 50,” their list of the 50 best architecture firms in the United States. This year saw more entrants than ever before, with 160 completed submissions calculated along three categories: business, sustainability, and design. […]