ARCHITECTURE

© NAARO

Serpentine Pavilion 2015 / SelgasCano

Serpentine Galleries celebrates the 15 anniversary of the world-renowned Pavilion commission with a design by Spanish architects selgascano. Selgascano’s design for the 15th Pavilion reveals an amorphous, double-skinned, polygonal structure consisting of panels of a translucent, multi-coloured fluorine-based polymer (ETFE) woven through and wrapped like webbing...
© Quintin Lake
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Livsrum – Cancer Counseling Center / EFFEKT

Livsrum - Cancer Counseling Center is designed as a cluster of seven small houses around two green outdoor spaces. Each house has its own specific function and together they form a coherent sequence of different spaces and functions such as a library, kitchen, conversation rooms, lounge, shops, gym, and wellness facilities...
Attic By Arjen Boerstra - © Urban Campsite Amsterdam

Art-Sleep-Experience Open-air Exhibition of Artworks 2015 / Urban Campsite Amsterdam

This outdoor exhibition where outdoor camping meets art was an enormous success. The exhibition attracted many national and international guests on a daily basis and was widely covered by the (international) media. This year, initiators Annette van Driel and Francis Nijenhuis return with UrbanCampsite. In June, July and August UrbanCampsite settles in the newest part of Amsterdam, the Centrumeiland of IJburg, surrounded by the IJ lake with a view of island Pampus and the village Durgerdam...
© public domain
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Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) / Boeri Studio

Designed by Boeri Studio, Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) is the response to a contemporary demand: the desire to live in a natural ecosystem without sacrificing comfort, centrality and security. The towers are conceived to deliver outstanding environmental sustainability, to assure residents the highest comfort standards, to give those who live in them stunning views and to become an ever-changing landmark for Milan:...
© Hiroyuki Oki
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Son La Restaurant / Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Son La Restaurant by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, The Restaurant is designed with main natural local materials such as stone, bamboo, “vot” to 8 separate blocks with different height with open view to natural garden restaurant, to meet demand to be cool in summer but warm in winter...
© Tom Arban
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Cardedeu Chapel / EMC Arquitectura

Cardedeu Chapel at Lago de Coalepeque, El Salvador, by EMC Arquitectura. a concrete-made chapel perched atop the edge of a hill, in El Salvador. The rows of wooden pews facing one of the open sides allows for a panoramic view of the landscape. Cardedeu is a place that aims maximize the potential of its location and magnificent surrounding landscapes. It is complemented by a chapel, a restaurant, a hotel and various support spaces...
© Miguel de Guzmán

COSMO-MoMA PS1 YAP 2015 Winner / Andrés Jaque Architects

The temporary outdoor architecture installation at MoMA PS1 will be addressing the issue of increasingly scarce water supplies worldwide in an innovative, amazing way. Spanish architect Andrés Jaque has won this year’s Young Architects Program (YAP) competition, with his plans to turn the courtyard of the New York gallery into a water filtration plant...
© John Horner

Melbourne School Of Design / John Wardle Architects & NADAAA

At the University of Melbourne, a partnership between John wardle architects and NADAAA yields a layered new school rich in ideas and meticulous in detail. The new Melbourne School of Design building has been a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning to articulate its strategic objectives, demonstrating a commitment to innovation and sustainability through the design and delivery of an outstanding addition to the Parkville campus...
M4 Fővám Station - © Tamás Bujnovszky

M4 Fővám & Gellért – Twin Stations / sporaarchitects

These two metro stations are part of the most important infrastructure project currently in Budapest, the M4 metro line. The original idea of the line was invented by the engineers in the 1980’s, about 30 years ago. It was a metro line designed according the thinking of that decade...