Drawing their inspiration from the rock formations of the nearby Huanghsan mountains and the Chinese landscape painting tradition, the architects of MAD designed a housing development on the banks of Taiping Lake in a UNESCO World Heritage site which is an important Chinese tourist attraction.
On the small Azorean island of São Miguel in Portugal, the architecture firm, Mezzo Atelier converted an old, early-20th-century barn into holiday accommodation, where the past and the present all come together in harmony.
This exhibition of the work of Portuguese photographer Fernando Guerra at the Cultural Centre of Belem, Garagem Sul, in Lisbon is a great opportunity to find out more about the modus operandi of one of the leading names in contemporary architecture photography.
The Podernuovo Winery in Palazzone, designed by the Alvisi Kirimoto studio in San Casciano dei Bagni - Siena, has recently received two important awards: the special Fassa Bortolo award and the Tuscany Architecture Prize.
Spaceworkers has built Casa Cabo de Vila in Paredes, Portugal. The project has a sense of constant tension, with the architects choosing an open-plan layout which emphasizes the contrast between the interior and the exterior.
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