Tag Architecture And Culture

van Bergen Kolpa + META: Agrotopia urban horticulture research centre

06-05-2022

van Bergen Kolpa + META: Agrotopia urban horticulture research centre

A group of experts in food architecture, greenhouses, urban horticulture and energy reclamation built Agrotopia, a big urban horticulture research centre in Roeselare, Belgium which is open to the public for tours and educational programmes.

Waechter + Waechter: Historical Archive of Cologne

13-04-2022

Waechter + Waechter: Historical Archive of Cologne

Following its tragic collapse in 2009, the Historical Archive of Cologne has finally opened its new building. The project, headed up by Waechter + Waechter, a firm which won an international competition, provides a modern spin on the concept of a heritage conservation site to garner wider engagement from the city.

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.

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