Tag Architecture And Culture

Foster + Partners: Safra Centre for Brain Sciences, Jerusalem

01-12-2021

Foster + Partners: Safra Centre for Brain Sciences, Jerusalem

A gateway connecting the university with the city: this is the purpose established for the new Safra Centre for Brain Sciences, designed by Foster + Partners in Jerusalem. The decorative sunshades on the façades visually represent the connections between neurons, whilst the local stone used is the link with the Israeli landscape.

<strong>RE-THINKING URBAN PUBLIC SPACES</strong>

30-11-2021

RE-THINKING URBAN PUBLIC SPACES

Perhaps never before as in this period the city has been at the center of the unanimity of reflections and re-evaluations, partly caused by the need to find adaptive strategies facing climate change and migratory flows, and partly due to a pandemic that has shaken certainties, questioning life and work’s usual practices.

A house for four in Taipei by Marty Chou Architecture

03-11-2021

A house for four in Taipei by Marty Chou Architecture

Making a small house the perfect retreat for a young family with two young children: the brief of the client's requirements for the project completed by Taiwanese architect Marty Chou. His clients wanted to make the most of the available space, allowing their children to enjoy maximum freedom of movement.

<strong>NEW GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX OF MATERIALS</strong><br />

05-10-2021

NEW GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX OF MATERIALS

It is a moment of intense ferment, and many differences will characterize our future houses. We are witnessing a real reformulation of the grammar of the materials that will lead to a much more eco-sustainable syntax of constructions and building structures.

Duoyun bookstore in Taizhou designed by Wutopia Lab

16-09-2021

Duoyun bookstore in Taizhou designed by Wutopia Lab

Chinese architecture firm Wutopia Lab has designed a new library on the banks of the Yongning River in the typical water city of Taizhou. A project that starts from the transformation of a complex of disused buildings which, thanks to a white aluminium cladding has become a point of attraction in the local urban context.

Best of Livegreenblog, places of culture

11-08-2021

Best of Livegreenblog, places of culture

Throughout the year we have often talked about architecture for culture, from large museums to tiny art galleries, castles and cultural centres. The four projects we are presenting as the best of this first part of 2021 all have a common denominator: they are works created in the pre-existing environment.

UAD designs new Museum and Library in Jiashan, China

04-08-2021

UAD designs new Museum and Library in Jiashan, China

UAD – The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zheijiang University Co., Ltd. – has recently completed a new cultural complex in Jiashan, China. The city is an eco-friendly and green development demonstration area in the Yangtze River Delta, thus playing the important role of a laboratory for implementing new architectural and social solutions.

Waterloo City Farm, a Feilden Fowles project made of timber and sheet metal

02-07-2021

Waterloo City Farm, a Feilden Fowles project made of timber and sheet metal

Waterloo City Farm is a place in central London where office work, farming and livestock-raising are combined with schooling.

Murals for Ivrea, added to UNESCO World Heritage List as an industrial city of the 20th century

18-06-2021

Murals for Ivrea, added to UNESCO World Heritage List as an industrial city of the 20th century

Ivrea, added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2018 as an industrial city of the 20th century, has been embellished with a series of murals on various buildings. A sign that clearly demonstrates the importance of street art in urban regeneration, following the humanistic spirit of Ivrea's famous industrialist Adriano Olivetti.

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