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British architect Thomas Heatherwick’s restoration and reinterpretation of the old grain silo in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront as the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) was always going to be a head-turner.
Architect Vladimir Radutny has renovated an apartment in the iconic 860-880 Lake Shore Drive complex by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Chicago, using a restrained palette to show off the architecture and the views.
Nestled away in the bucolic Dutch countryside is the contemporary Villa SG21, a creation by the studio FilliéVerhoeven Architects. The monolith-like structure follows the archetypal rectangle mould, with a twist in format, inviting steep, dramatic angles as its main visual attraction.
The Gallaria complex is located by the seaside, in the old train gallery, beneath the byzantine castle of Platamon, an area that counts more than a thousand years of history. The architectural intervention by online design architecture & lighting involves the following three areas.
A lace-like brickwork facade and an interior inspired by a couture jacket lining are some of the fashion-inspired features of Studio KO's Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech. Dedicated to the work of legendary couturier Yves Saint Laurent, the 4,000-square-metre building is the first dedicated fashion museum in Africa.
Minimalist projects are often linked with the adjective simple or stripped down, and that would be a massive understatement for the Topological Folding House. The residence, located on the Hyōgo prefecture, in Japan, was designed by Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates; an irrefutable complex exercise in modern architecture.
Built-in wooden units and sheer, full-height curtains soften the otherwise stark interior of this apartment located within a canalside regeneration project near Antwerp.The apartment designed by interior architect Arjaan De Feyter is located within one of four new-build blocks called The Cubes.
An ‘inescapable’ 19th-century prison has been turned into Hotel Liberty – a contemporary retreat in the German city of Offenburg. Built in 1843 during the German industrial revolution, the old Offenburg prison was designed by Heinrich Hübsch to accommodate up to 40 prisoners, many of whom were freethinkers who took part in the failed Baden Revolution of 1848.
STUDIOS Architecture, together with Creative Director Michael Spoljaric and WeShouldDoItAll (WSDIA) designed Nike ’s new office space in Midtown, New York. The main directive – architecturally and graphically – was to highlight the synergy between New York City and Nike, by examining sport themed floors through the lens of NYC.
The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) of Lisbon is located at Rua Brasília, a street named after the famous Brazilian capital—known for its modernist flair and wide open spaces. The project was lead by RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete.