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Takeshi Hosaka Architects renovates the grave of the Kamakura Yukinoshita Church

24-09-2020

Takeshi Hosaka Architects renovates the grave of the Kamakura Yukinoshita Church

In Yokohama, Japan, the renovation of the grave owned by the Kamakura Yukinoshita Church was completed this past May. Using just a few essential elements, the project completed by architect Takeshi Hosaka and his firm gave architectural form to a specific concept expressed by the clients, who described the Christian symbol of the cross as always enveloped in the light of resurrection.

ATELIER 38, renovation of a heritage-listed building

20-02-2020

ATELIER 38, renovation of a heritage-listed building

Reconstruction and restoration are the keywords of the work by Czech studio ATELIER 38 for a heritage-listed monumental complex: the neogothic castle of Hradec nad Moravicí located in the low mountain range of Nízký Jeseník, in the southern Silesia area.

EAA Emre Arolat Architecture Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul, the essence of a place of worship

30-01-2020

EAA Emre Arolat Architecture Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul, the essence of a place of worship

Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, built by EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture and selected for the "RIBA Award for International Excellence" in 2018, offers a contemporary vision of the place of worship, radically altering the established traditions of the construction of the place symbolising Islam.

2020 World Monuments Watch, a list of at-risk monuments

27-11-2019

2020 World Monuments Watch, a list of at-risk monuments

World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced the 2020 World Monuments Watch, a biennial selection of at-risk cultural heritage sites that combine great historical significance with contemporary social impact.

Mount Herzl Memorial Hall, an aluminium brick building by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects

08-06-2018

Mount Herzl Memorial Hall, an aluminium brick building by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects

A building dug into Mount Herzl, with a concrete outer dome and an aluminium brick inner dome

Rafiq Azam: family tomb in Bangladesh

24-07-2013

Rafiq Azam: family tomb in Bangladesh

Rafiq Azam builds a family tomb in Noakhali, in southern Bangladesh. The architect views the tomb as a gateway between earth and heaven, reflected in the shape of the concrete cornice framing a stand of betel palms, the vertical lines of which contrast with the horizontal line of the roof. The project includes a single bench on which to sit in prayer before the grassy meadow where the dead are buried.

Bunker 599: from architecture to monument

10-03-2011

Bunker 599: from architecture to monument

By recovering a 1940 bunker in Diefdijk in the Netherlands, Rietveld Landscape and Atelier de Lyon have created a site of interest to tourists by transforming a historic work of architecture into a monument. They completely removed a part of the cement structure of the bunker to produce an accessible path from the land to beyond the water line in the midst of the artificial landscape before it.

Atelier Oslo and AWP: Lantern in Sandnes

26-07-2010

Atelier Oslo and AWP: Lantern in Sandnes

Designed on the occasion of Stavanger’s candidacy as European cultural capital in 2008, the “Lantern” is a monument to urban social life, using structural wood and a glass roof to blend into the city by day and light up to attract its attention at night.

Bruges Pavilion - Toyo Ito. Bruges, 2002

10-07-2007

Bruges Pavilion - Toyo Ito. Bruges, 2002

In Bruges, a city full of lace, gothic battles and historic buildings, Toyo Ito has created a pavilion destined to elicit a confrontation between past and present, between the languages of memory and those of modernity.

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