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U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine / Robert Siegel Architects
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Washington Canal Park / OLIN Studio & STUDIOS Architecture
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House on Mount Anville / Aughey O'Flaherty Architects
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Qunli National Urban Wetland / Turenscape
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Hotel CAEaCLAVELES / longo+roldán arquitectos
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U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine By Robert Siegel Architects-01-Paul Warchol U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine / Robert Siegel Architects

The Calais Land Port of Entry creates a memorable, environmentally friendly national symbol for travellers crossing the US – Canada border. The 26-acre facility comprises a main administration building, a firearms certification range, office and storage space, and several smaller facilities (e.g., kennels). It also incorporates the first new bridge built between the two nations in decades…

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Washington Canal Park By OLIN Studio & STUDIOS Architecture-02-OLIN Studio Washington Canal Park / OLIN Studio & STUDIOS Architecture

Designed by Philadelphia-based Olin, the three-acre park features a skating loop, interactive fountains, seating areas, and open spaces that will be programmed with public events such as movie screenings and farmers markets. A linear rain garden along the edge of the park is the most visible indication of a site-wide rainwater collection system that collects water runoff, held in cisterns under the site, which is then treated and used for the fountains, rink ice, and irrigation…

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House on Mount Anville By Aughey O'Flaherty Architects-01-Marie-Louise Halpenny House on Mount Anville / Aughey O’Flaherty Architects

The Dublin-based practice Aughey O’Flaherty Architects has replaced a 1970s bungalow with an ‘energy efficient’ home in Mount Anville on the outskirts of the Irish capital. Its beautiful combination of materials, use of sunlight, and for integrating ecological elements so seamlessly into such a contemporary design…

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W Singapore - Sentosa Cove By WATG-01-W Sign at Entrance W Singapore – Sentosa Cove / WATG

Designed & Conceptualized by renowned architectural firm Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG), Inspired by a dynamic cosmopolitan lifestyle, mixed with Sentosa’s vibrant natural surroundings, W Singapore-Sentosa Cove adopts this narrative, blurring the line between cosmopolitan city-state and the beauty of untamed nature…

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Cesta & Cestita lamps By Miguel Milá for Santa & Cole-01 Cesta & Cestita lamps / Miguel Milá for Santa & Cole

The Cesta & Cestita lamps is a magic lantern in Japan style. It consists of a cherry wood structure and has a spherical opal white shade. Making its first appearance in 1965, Miguel Milá’s ‘Cesta’ and its smaller sibling ‘Cestita’, simplicity itself in formal terms, have been given a new lease of life by Santa & Cole with an optional LED light-source fitting. With dimmer…

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The Transformed Stormwater Park - Qunli National Urban Wetland By Turenscape-04-Kongjian Yu The Transformed Stormwater Park – Qunli National Urban Wetland / Turenscape

Qunli National Urban Wetland by Turenscape, The project demonstrates a Stormwater park that acts as a green sponge, cleansing and storing urban stormwater and can be integrated with other ecosystem services including the protection of native habitats, aquifer recharge, recreational use and aesthetic experience; while in all these ways fostering urban development…

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Hotel CAEaCLAVELES By longo-roldán arquitectos-01-Marcos Morrilla Hotel CAEaCLAVELES / longo+roldán arquitectos

CAEaCLAVELES, a small and singular four stars hotel designed by the local architects longo+roldán. Set in a 8000 m2 lush gardens in “La Pereda”, 4 km away from the seaside, is the most suitable place to rest by the shadow of the redolent forests and quiet meadows, or to rediscover the North shore of Spain. The project arises from the search to preserve the permanence of landscape features on which to act through a symbiotic architecture with the environment and linked to the characteristic features of the area…

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Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama By BFLS-01 Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama / BFLS

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is one of the UK’s leading music and drama colleges, designed by BFLS, the drama building forms a new facade and the recital hall sits amongst the woods adjacent to the existing building. These elements are unified by a single floating roof. The new entrance to the college opens out on to stunning views over Bute Park and an arcade forms a new spine linking the whole functioning as exhibition space for the Design & Costume Department, whilst doubling as the ‘lungs’ for the scheme as its natural stack effect ventilates the public spaces…

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OUTside IN House By Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio-01 OUTside IN House / Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio

Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio has designed the OUTside IN House in Chile. The design of Outside IN House consists in bringing the exterior materials to the interior. The materials carry ambivalent meanings of a vernacular form…

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  • Cesta & Cestita lamps / Miguel Milá for Santa & Cole - The Cesta & Cestita lamps is a magic lantern in Japan style. It consists of a cherry wood structure and has a spherical opal white shade. Making its first appearance in 1965, Miguel Milá’s ‘Cesta’ and its smaller sibling ‘Cestita’, simplicity itself in formal terms, have been given a new lease of life by Santa & Cole with an optional LED light-source fitting. With dimmer...

    Pinned: 30 Jul 2013
  • The Transformed Stormwater Park - Qunli National Urban Wetland / Turenscape - The project demonstrates a Stormwater park that acts as a green sponge, cleansing and storing urban stormwater and can be integrated with other ecosystem services including the protection of native habitats, aquifer recharge, recreational use and aesthetic experience; while in all these ways fostering urban development...

    Pinned: 27 Jul 2013
  • Hotel CAEaCLAVELES / longo-roldán arquitectos - CAEaCLAVELES, a small and singular four stars hotel designed by the local architects longo+roldán. Set in a 8000 m2 lush gardens in “La Pereda”, 4 km away from the seaside, is the most suitable place to rest by the shadow of the redolent forests and quiet meadows, or to rediscover the North shore of Spain. The project arises from the search to preserve the permanence of landscape...

    Pinned: 27 Jul 2013
  • Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama / BFLS - The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama is one of the UK’s leading music and drama colleges, designed by BFLS, the drama building forms a new facade and the recital hall sits amongst the woods adjacent to the existing building. These elements are unified by a single floating roof...

    Pinned: 25 Jul 2013
  • OUTside IN House / Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio - Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio has designed the OUTside IN House in Chile. The design of Outside IN House consists in bringing the exterior materials to the interior. The materials carry ambivalent meanings of a vernacular form...

    Pinned: 23 Jul 2013