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TOVA 3D printed house in local earth by IAAC

15-09-2022

TOVA 3D printed house in local earth by IAAC

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) presents Spain's first 3D printed building using earth. The building, constructed using a Crane WASP – the architectural 3D printer – illustrates new ways of addressing the social and environmental challenges of the future through the IAAC’s various education and research programs.

Djernes & Bell: historic apartment transformation in Copenhagen

17-08-2022

Djernes & Bell: historic apartment transformation in Copenhagen

Djernes & Bell’s first project involves transformation of a nineteenth-century apartment in the historic centre of Copenhagen featuring communicating rooms and luxurious details well worth restoring. The architects see architecture as repair, because they believe that “what already exists is the most sustainable thing possible”.

Mecanoo The Grace: two new residential towers for The Hague

27-07-2022

Mecanoo The Grace: two new residential towers for The Hague

The city council of The Hague has approved the design by the architectural firm Mecanoo for the construction of The Grace. This residential complex consisting of two towers, one 150 metres high and the other 180 metres, will provide 1400 new properties to meet the growing demand for affordable housing.

MAD Architects Baiziwan Social Housing Beijing

28-06-2022

MAD Architects Baiziwan Social Housing Beijing

Baiziwan Social Housing is the first social housing project by architect Ma Yansong and his firm MAD Architects. The project represents the culmination of research conducted by the architect since 2014, in the course of lectures held at Tsinghua University and Beijing Architecture University, and addressing the topic of social housing.

Shree Town, new sustainable housing by Sanjay Puri Architects

14-06-2022

Shree Town, new sustainable housing by Sanjay Puri Architects

The Sanjay Puri Architects studio based in India continues its projects in Raipur. Here, a new residential area is coming to life, located 3 km from the nearest town. The complex built by the architects is self-sufficient and is based on the principles of the traditional courtyard house architecture, in response to the scorching climate characterising the area.

Edition Office: Block of flats in Fitzroy, Melbourne

01-06-2022

Edition Office: Block of flats in Fitzroy, Melbourne

For Edition Office, the qualities and signs of the architecture in Fitzroy, Melbourne have provided the inspirational spark for a new residential building on a sliver of land between offices, artists’ workshops and trendy shops.

Espinosa and Villalba: a home for “rur-urban” life in Cercedilla

04-05-2022

Espinosa and Villalba: a home for “rur-urban” life in Cercedilla

Enrique Espinosa and Lys Villalba are working together on a house inspired by the theme of migration between city and country in Spain. In Cercedilla, a small town near Madrid, the architects have made a home built in the 1970s into a manifesto of contemporary living.

Torre Fara, a specimen of Rationalist architecture expertly restored in Chiavari

29-04-2022

Torre Fara, a specimen of Rationalist architecture expertly restored in Chiavari

The town of Chiavari, on the eastern Riviera of the region of Liguria in northwest Italy, is home to a sustainable contemporary restoration of a public works project dating back to the nineteen-thirties. Architect Enrico Pinna planned the building’s rebirth for a group of five entrepreneurs, with a dozen local companies performing the redevelopment work, including a new waterfront promenade as well as restoration of the former Colonia Fara area.

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, affordable living in San Francisco

01-03-2022

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, affordable living in San Francisco

The Edwin M. Lee Apartments are the first building in San Francisco to combine supportive housing for both homeless veterans and low-income families. The collaboration between Eddy Maytum Stacy Architects, Saida + Sullivan Design Partners, Swords to Plowshares and the Chinatown Community Development Centre in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighbourhood is a prime example of social and environmental sustainability.

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