buildings and public places

Interview with El Equipo Mazzanti (Giancarlo Mazzanti and Carlos Medellín)

" We continue our discussion with Giancarlo Mazzanti and Carlos Medellín (El Equipo de Mazzanti), considering the lessons of new architecture for change in Colombia. "

Verstas Architects and Saunalahti School in Espoo

" The revolution in the Finnish educational system has affected its architecture, as in Saunalahti School in Espoo, designed by Verstas Architects, where the educational spaces extend outside the building to improve the quality of life in the city around them. "

Anttinen Oiva and Helsinki University Main Library (Kaisa house)

" Anttinen Oiva Architects of Finland has completed Helsinki University Main Library (Kaisa House), the biggest university library in Finland. Anttinen Oiva completes the city block extending along Kaisaniemenkatu with a brick building that relates to and updates the existing constructions. "

Takeshi Hosaka’s Shonan Christ Church in Fujisawa (Japan)

" Shonan Christ Church in Fujisawa reveals Takeshi Hosaka’s talent for invention. The roof with its concave slabs covers a single concrete volume. Takeshi Hosaka’s Shonan Christ Church makes the most of light as way of measuring the passage of time. "

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. "

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