Open House London 2015, the annual architecture and design event in the British capital, lasts only a single weekend, but London and the surrounding area offer plenty of examples of contemporary architecture worth visiting and discovering at any time of the year. Here is an overview of some of the most interesting projects presented in Floornature.
In a residential area north of Toulouse, the architects of the PPA architecture studio have designed a building for various uses called Pavilion M. The project is located in a problematic context of disorganised suburban expansion and an international golf course.
Jerusalem's Van Leer Institute has been completed with the Polonsky Academy of Advanced Studies by Chyutin Architects. The result of a competition, the new building by Israeli studio Chyutin fits the expressive vocabulary of the Van Leer campus and the Jerusalem Theatre to the south, establishing a dialogue with the greenery of the Talbieh district.
Architect Simone Sfriso of tamassociati will be the curator of the Italian Pavilion at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale directed by Alejandro Aravena. The announcement was made on 8th September by Dario Franceschini, Minister for the Arts, Culture and Tourism.
The holiday home designed by OBRA Architects has a measured and respectful relationship with its natural setting on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, on a little hill in the rain forest, in a panoramic position overlooking the Gulf of Dulce and the Pacific Ocean.
Only a few days left now to participate in the fourth edition of the Next Landmark Floornature International Architecture Contest, the international competition initiated by Floornature which gives visibility to the new generation of architects and photographers of architects. For this week's best of week we'll take another look at the winners of the first three editions.
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