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Friday 07 March, 2014

AD Interviews: Antón García-Abril / Ensamble Studio

Click here to view the embedded video. Spanish firm Ensamble Studio has always captivated me with the high level of experimentation found in their built works. Their construction processes are unique, and their projects elegantly explore the tension between structure, matter and space with impeccable technical execution–as seen at the award-winning Hemeroscopium House’s delicately balanced [...]



Saturday 10 November, 2012

Ucello / Nicolás Vásquez


Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Kenneth Frampton wins 2012 Schelling Architecture Theory Prize

British-American architect and historian Kenneth Frampton has been confirmed as this year’s winner of the Theory Prize of the Schelling Architecture Foundation. The jury is honoring Frampton for his “fundamental studies on tectonics and the architectonic large-scale form as predominant elements of urban landscapes. His theoretical range encompasses a vastness that no other prominent thinker [...]


Wednesday 31 December, 2008

Floating House / MOS

Architects: MOS – Michael Meredith, Hilary Sample Location: Ontario, Canada Design Team: Fred Holt, Chad Burke, Ryan Bollom, Forest Fulton, Temple Simpson, Martin Kredizor, Jimenez Lai Project year: 2005 Constructed Area: 186 sqm Engineering: David Bowick, Blackwell Engineering Construction: Kropf Industries, Penfold Construction Photographs: Florian Holzherr


Saturday 22 November, 2008

GreenBuild: Project Frog

A great way to start one\’s visit to Greenbuild in Boston is at Project Frog, a prefabricated building system that is as far from the standard school portable as a Prius is from an Edsel. (Seen previously in TreeHugger at Project Frog: Too Cool for School There are certain basics everyone wants in a green [...]