buildings and public places

AZL Architects and the Nanjing Wanjing Garden Chapel

" AZL Architects have completed work on Nanjing Wanjing Garden Chapel in China, a project elaborating on the theme of the architectural façade as threshold, as the place where inside meets outside. The extremely lightweight look AZL Architects have given the Nanjing Wanjing Garden Chapel makes it the perfect example of the new vocabulary of religious architecture today. "

housing

Tetsuo Kondo Architects’ House in Chayagasaka, Japan

" Tetsuo Kondo Architects, a young Tokyo architectural studio, designed the House in Chayagasaka, Aichi (Japan). Tetsuo Kondo’s House in Chayagasaka expresses a new concept of dwelling in which spaces not only have no clear boundaries but intersect, forming a single space for all shared activities. "

commerce

Ricardo Bofill and La Fàbrica: studio in a former cement factory

" La Fàbrica is now Ricardo Bofill’s home and studio. In 1973 the Spanish architect found a big old cement factory and converted it to contain his studio, as well as exhibition spaces and halls for concerts and other cultural events. The surreal atmosphere of the place inspired Ricardo Bofillìs visionary architectural regeneration plan.
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learning

ZAO/standardarchitecture: Micro-Yuan’er in a hutong in Beijing

" An art centre and a library designed by ZAO/standardarchitecture in a converted hutong in Beijing. Micro-Yuan’er is the name of the project ZAO/standardarchitecture implemented in the Cha'er Hutong, without betraying its historic architecture. "

Infrastructure

free time

Ventilated Facades

interior design

Raised floors