Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama / BFLS

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama By BFLS-01

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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Hotel Aire de Bardenas / Emiliano López Monica Rivera Arquitectos

Hotel Aire de Bardenas By Emiliano López Monica Rivera Arquitectos-01

The Hotel Aire de Bardenas, López and Mónica Rivera and located in Navarre, Spain, consists of a series of blocks in the Bardenas national park. The rooms have huge glass windows with views of the horizon that highlight the feeling of isolation and solitude in this esoteric ho In the same vein, the Graft Lab Bird Island Project consists of a series of living spaces in the forests of Kuala Lumpur with zero environmental impact…

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Fogo Island Arts Studio & Residencies / Saunders Architecture

Fogo Island Arts Studio & Residencies By Saunders Architecture

The Shorefast Foundation and the Fogo Island Arts Corporation has commissioned the Newfoundland-born, Norway-based architect Todd Saunders to design a series of six artists’ studios on various Fogo Island locations. The organization is committed to preserving the Islanders’ traditions and aims at rejuvenating the island through the arts and culture. Whose work is frequently site-specific to the North Atlantic and draws upon the region’s wood-building tradition…

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Cantina Antinori Winery / Archea Associati

Cantina Antinori Winery By Archea Associati-02-Pietro Savorelli

The Antinori winery in Bargino, designed by Archea Associati, lies in the hilly wine country around Chianti, halfway between Florence and Siena. Wineries play an important part in local social and cultural life and one of the express aims of this project was to make the most of this setting, creating a building that was not only part of the physical surrounds, but also hard to differentiate from them…

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Lanyang Museum / Artech Architects

Lanyang Museum By Artech Architects-04-Jeffrey Cheng

Designed by Kris Yao, Taiwanese architect the founder and head architect at Artech Architects in Taipei and Shanghai. located at the former Wushi Habor in Yilan, the exterior of Lanyang Museum draws inspiration from the “cuesta” style unique to this area, where the land slopes away from a steep-faced cliff. The themes of the permanent exhibition, Yilan’s “mountains, plain, and ocean” are arranged from the top floor down, and explain the history, culture, and natural resources of Yilan…

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Perth Arena / ARM architecture + CCN Group

Perth Arena By ARM architecture & CCN Group-01-Greg Hocking

Perth Arena is an entertainment and sporting arena in the city centre of Perth, Western Australia. The project was a joint venture between ARM Architecture & Cameron Chisholm Nicol. With its design based on the Eternity puzzle, the venue will hold up to 13,910 spectators for tennis events, 14,846 for basketball and a maximum of 15,500 for concerts. The venue has a retractable roof, 36 luxury appointed corporate suites, a 680-bay underground car park, 5 dedicated function spaces, and touring trucks can drive directly onto the arena floor…

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Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel Iceland / Minarc Architect

Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel Iceland By Minarc Architect-01-Ion Hotel

Designed by Minarc, this piece of architecture is built using a prefab “panelized building system” with furniture created from local natural and recycled materials. This is more than a hotel, it is an experience and its facilities and location make it the perfect choice for a single-centre short break whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation or a combination of both…

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Richmond Football Club Punt Road Oval Redevelopment / Suters Architects

Richmond Football Club Punt Road Oval Redevelopment By Suters Architects-02-Emma Cross

The Richmond Football Club, Punt Road Oval redevelopment for Richmond Football Club is an elite, multipurpose sports facility that combines high performance training, treatment and recovery, education, workplace and retail components. Suters Architects were asked to develop a concept that balances the requirements of an elite level training facility, enables the business objectives of the club plus fosters public participation and engages the local community…

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Hotel Marques de Riscal, Elciego / Frank Gehry

Hotel Marques de Riscal, Elciego By Frank Gehry-01-Exterior

The Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is located in the heart of the Rioja wine region nestled in the Marqués de Riscal Winery’s ‘‘City of Wine’’. Designed by the renowned architect Frank O. Gehry it is the artist’s second masterpiece in Spain after driving Bilbao’s urban revival with the Guggenheim Museum. This member of Starwood’s prestigious Luxury Collection is already being considered one of the most avant-garde places for relaxation…

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