Duplex penthouse with expansive roof terraces tops Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth Street

Images of the penthouse at Japanese architect Tadao Ando's residential complex in New York City have been released, showing large rooftop terraces and an internal spiral staircase.

The 5,603-square-foot (1,707-square-metre) residence will include four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, as part of the seven-storey condo building in Manhattan's Nolita (north of ...read more

Fonte House / Lousinha Arquitectos

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Skýli mountain shelter is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions

Utopia Arkitekter has designed a tent-like shelter that could provide a cosy retreat for trekkers in the mountains.

Called Skýli, which means shelter in Icelandic, the conceptual cabin is designed by Stockholm-based Utopia Arkitekter to withstand the extreme weather conditions of Iceland's mountain landscape.

Built from both steel and ...read more

El Tranque Cultural Center / BiS Arquitectos

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  • Architects: BiS Arquitectos
  • Location: El Tranque 10300, Lo Barnechea, Santiago, Chile
  • Architect In Charge: Pedro Bartolomé, José Spichiger
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Foster + Partners to add "missing piece" to Rogers' Marseille airport extension

Foster + Partners has unveiled plans to add a glazed terminal building to Marseille Provence Airport, which will link the 1990s extension designed by Richard Rogers with the original 1960s building.

London-based Foster + Partners beat Rogers' firm, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, to win the contract ...read more

Texcoco House / Dosa Studio

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  • Architects: Dosa Studio
  • Location: Texcoco, Mexico
  • Architect In Charge: Sergio Sousa, Raúl Medina, Abraham Servin
  • Area: 240.0 m2
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Combas uses natural stone to build "warm and robust" juvenile detention facility in Marseilles

This detention centre for minors in Marseilles offers an alternative to oppressive prison architecture through its muted material palette of natural stone and board-marked concrete.

Nice-based architecture office Combas was responsible for designing the facility in the Chutes Lavie neighbourhood of Marseille's 13th arrondissement.

The studio was selected for the ...read more

A Virtual Look Inside Case Study House #7 by Thornton M Abell

The seventh house in the Arts & Architecture Case Study program was built with real clients in mind: a family of three with creative hobbies. The result, designed by

Behind a door is a small corridor ...read more

Triangular concert hall by Productora and Isaac Broid takes cues from Aztec ruins

Mexican architect Isaac Broid and firm Productora has created a stone-clad performing arts venue in central Mexico that borders an archaeological site.

The Teopanzolco Cultural Center is situated in Cuernavaca, the capital of the state of Morelos, and adjoins an archaeological site with Aztec ruins. The team incorporated ...read more