housing

House for trees by Vo Trong Nghia Architects in Ho Chi Minh City

" The innovative young studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects has built a House for trees on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. Particularly aware of the importance of building sustainable constructions, Vo Trong Nghia attempts to enrich an area where intense urbanisation has left no room for greenery with his House for Trees. "

buildings and public places

Early Childhood Development & Family Centers by ASA for UNICEF

" The finalists in Next Landmark 2014, the architecture contest held by Floornature, include ASA studio’s Early Childhood Development & Family Centers. ASA or active social architecture designed and built Early Childhood Development & Family Centers sponsored by UNICEF in 9 districts of Rwanda. The first two centres were built by the local people under ASA studio’s guidance. "

commerce

Daniel Libeskind’s Kö-Bogen office complex in Düsseldorf

" Daniel Libeskind’s architectural studio designed Kö-Bogen office and retail complex in Düsseldorf. The architectural project establishes an urban link between the Hofgarten, Düsseldorf’s central park, and the Königsallee, creating a large pedestrian-friendly area. Daniel Libeskind’s Kö-Bogen takes the form of 2 buildings with 6 floors and inner courtyards, linked by a raised walkway and containing offices and shops. "

learning

Next Landmark 2014 rewards Mariela Apollonio for The Art Circle

" Mariela Apollonio puts museum curators on a pedestal in her collection of photographs entitled The Art Circle. Her series of 23 photographs of curators of prestigious museums all over the world were entered in the 2014 Next Landmark international architecture and photography contest, and won the prize in the Photography section. "

Infrastructure

free time

Ventilated Facades

interior design

Raised floors