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.
A collection of architecture where water plays an essential role: interesting projects for baths, swimming pools and specialised constructions for swimming presented in Floornature is an excellent cure to (mentally) escape the heat of the summer!
The exhibition “Lines of Thought – Meinhard von Gerkan – 50 years of architecture in drawings and sketches” celebrates the 80th birthday of architect Meinhard von Gerkan, founder of studio gmp, and inaugurates the Architecture Pavilion the studio designed recently.
A collaborative project, is how architects Allford Hall and Monaghan Morris describe Burntwood School in London. The project is the result of teamwork by people in a number of professions: architects, landscape architects and a graphic artist, all of whom contributed their experience to making "a good school".
New Holland Agriculture has its own pavilion at Expo Milano 2015: Sustainable Farm Pavilion, designed on the basis of the principles of sustainable architecture and energy conservation and assembled dry, with no mortar, cement or other binders, using Graniti Fiandre’s Active floor tiles.
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