Dominique Coulon Associés gives library undulating walls like an "unfurling ribbon"

French office Dominique Coulon & Associés has completed a media library in Thionville, France, featuring a wavy facade that lifts up to reveal ribbons of glazing facing into curving courtyards. From::

De Bijenkorf Restaurant – i29 Interior Architects

Following up the first successful collaboration, the Artist in Residence Room On The Roof in Amsterdam, i29 interior architects now realized the interior design of restaurant ‘The Kitchen’ for De Bijenkorf in Utrecht (part...

Calatrava reveals £1 billion scheme for London's Greenwich Peninsula

Santiago Calatrava has unveiled a £1 billion development on the edge of London's River Thames, which will host a new tube station, performance venue and winter gardens topped by a crown-like arrangement of towers. From::...

Le Banc de Neige / Atelier Pierre Thibault

For a summer, Le Banc de neige recreates the magical snowbanks left over from Quebec’s winter storms. At once a platform and a public bench, the ephemeral installation modifies the user’s relation to the...

Hermès Gion-mise / ODS

Hermès Gion-mise / ODS

The Whyte House

            House Justice involves alterations and additions to a two storey, semi-detached, Edwardian Queen Anne/Arts and Crafts style house listed on the state heritage inventory. The project begun with our client requesting that we add...

Huge circular hole pierces concrete house in Crete by Tense Architecture Network

Athens-based Tense Architecture Network has completed a curvy concrete house on the Greek island of Crete, featuring a massive circular puncture that provides it occupants with a shaded roof terrace. Designed for a young couple and their two young children, the residence is located in the Mediterranean city of Heraklion. It sit on an elevated, corner site, exposed to the southern sun on the street-facing side.

Herzog de Meuron's Jenga-like 56 Leonard skyscraper photographed by Hufton + Crow

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The stacked-blocked form of Herzog & de Meuron's residential tower in Tribeca, New York, is shown in these images by photographers Hufton + Crow.

The Swiss architecture firm's 60-storey skyscraper at 56 Leonard Street towers over the comparatively low-rise neighbourhood.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

Hufton + Crow's photos present the building as complete from the outside, after Instagram users showed it with external elevator scaffolding in June 2016.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The tower comprises a series of cuboid volumes that become increasingly offset from one another towards the top, drawing comparisons with the wooden blocks used in a game of Jenga.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

Floor-to-ceiling glass walls are sandwiched between concrete floor slabs, which in some places extend out to form balconies.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The building houses 145 residences, as well as amenities including an indoor/outdoor theatre, a 75-foot (23-metre) swimming pool, a fitness suite and a conference centre.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron

The tower is topped with 10 penthouses, each with a different layout and featuring up to 200 feet (61 metres) of continuous glazing. At ground level, one corner more

Foster + Partners reveals cascading tower complex for Mecca pilgrims

Foster + Partners has won a competition for a complex of stepped towers in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, providing accommodation for pilgrims en route to the world's largest mosque. Foster + Partner's design will be located...

40 Projects Shortlisted for the 2017 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies Van...

The European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation have announced the 40 shortlisted works that will compete for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award....