The Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art (MAI), unveiled by the artist and the New York office of OMA - Office for American Architecture in 2012, has been cancelled, after its budget swelled and matching funds could not be raised.
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Huangshan, located near the ancient villages of Hongcun and Xidi in China’s Anhui province, is home to one of the country’s most beautiful mountains. It is here that MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has realized “Huangshan Mountain Village.”
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Inspired by the ubiquitous board and batten siding prevalent in the region, this house in Vermont looks like a contemporary rendition of a vernacular construction. Dark and mirrored panels alternate with slender windows to create a rhythm broken up by expanses of glass that take advantage of the...
Maurice Martel architecte
To suit in while standing out is the challenge raised at the new headquarters Lareau insurance office. Settling in a rural area without aesthetic qualities, the project aims to inspire the beauty and encourage this industrial area to change by hosting more projects sensitive to design.
The Creek Park Hotel is located in Beijing’s Pinggu District, 15km away from the Jinhai Lake International Resort’s Area. It is a renovation project undertaken by SYN Architects, close to the waters surrounding the peninsula’s central island, from where the minaret by the lake...
Cortex Park brings together four programs under one roof by embracing students, researchers and staff with shared sports facilities and a strong urban identity. The result is a design that challenges both mind and body - and establishes a closer relation between the building and its...
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With a pool house larger than the average American home, Timberidge is not a modest residence. But its large footprint is balanced by a preference for on-site and local materials and the use of local craftsmen and manufacturers. Located in Eugene, Oregon, the house taps into its regional context...
By provoking action and reaction between past and present through the application of contemporary architecture, the remodeling of this entire block of buildings — including landmark buildings such as Hooghuys and the former Lorette convent — adheres to this evolutionary principle.
The project is located near the city center of Olemps, a “new city” of 3,500 inhabitants, located on the outskirts of the agglomeration of Rodez. The site is located in a peri-urban area made up of architectural objects, built in the 1970s and 80s. The municipality wanted a...
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What is the source of architectural innovation today? Increasingly it is found in the software that architects use to design, document, and coordinate their projects. A key component of this is parametric design, which is responsible for some of the most exciting recent developments in...
OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
OMA has developed an integrated concept for the transformation of the 1992 Rijnstraat 8 office building based on a renewal of its existing architectural qualities. OMA’s design gives the building a new relation to the city of The Hague, connecting it to the city, both visually through...
Carla Gertz Architect
"The Finnish affinity with nature demands a counterbalance to the everyday apartment: the summer cottage or Mökki. It is quite true to say the Finnish live their real life in their cottage." - Tapio Periäinen, director of the Finnish Society of Crafts and Design
The 2010 destruction of Hastings Pier by fire was an opportunity to redefine what a pier could be in the 21st century; moving away from the accumulation of commercial booths of poor quality construction. The fire cleared the way for a new approach to creating a generous amenity space for Hastings...
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