Circular economy and sustainability aren’t just buzzwords, they’re important issues that need to be addressed if we want to try and mitigate the climate crisis. The building industry has become increasingly aware of its impact, so for the Barcelona Building Construmat (BBConstrumat), Josep Ferrando Architecture developed a sustainable installation based on the criteria of the circular economy.
The Argentine studio, Hitzig Militello Arquitectos led by Fernando Hitzig and Leonardo Militello has designed the Fogon Restaurant inside the Saedan shopping mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The architects paired the typical materials of a British pub with a contemporary aesthetic to match the context.
In Ambato, a city located in the central Andean valley of Ecuador, the architects from RAMA Estudio have designed a house that is an open, joyous response to the growing trend for gated communities in the township.
Following an international design competition, Cuboid Architeckti, the studio founded by Aleš Papp, Milan Vít and Magdalena Pappová, designed the City Sports Hall in Kuřim, in the Czech Republic. The new sport hall is only the first of a series of projects for the city’s new sports complex.
Parviainen Architects is the Production Energy and Recycling Completed Buildings category winner at the 2018 World Architecture Festival, its second prize this year after the Marigold Architecture Award.
The gymnasium at Blaise Pascal High School in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, designed by Koffi & Diabaté Architectes, founded by Guillaume Koffi and Issa Diabaté, won the award for the best sports building built at the 2018 World Architecture Festival.
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