The Chinese architecture studio Towodesign is behind the conversion of a commercial space in Shanghai into a spa. Their project has made the most of the existing spatial experience, blending a retro atmosphere with contemporary elements.
With Seahorse, the Shanghai-based firm, 100architects – founded by Marcial Jesús and Javier Gonzaléz – has completed a water park for the communal space of a new residential compound built in Chongqing. A fun opportunity for the tenants’ children to get together and interact with each other.
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.
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.
October 26 saw the inauguration of the new Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin named after actor Ernst Busch. The project by O&O Baukunst architects has made the building into an urban landmark that cannot go unnoticed and preserves the memory of the site.
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