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Monday 13 August, 2012

National Mall Design Winning Proposal / Gustafson Guthrie Nichol + Davis Brody Bond

© GGN / Methanoia Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and Davis Brody Bond were recently announced as the winners of the National Mall competition for Union Square. As the country’s most visit park, attracting more than 25 million visitors annually, Union Square is the site of major historic events from presidential inaugurations to public gatherings and demonstrations. [...]


Thursday 09 August, 2012

Venice Biennale 2012: Serbian Pavilion

Serbian Pavilion © Marija Strajnić As a response to David Chipperfield’s “Common Ground” theme for the 2012 Venice Biennale, the authors of the Serbian Pavilion have created JEDAN:STO / 100 - an installation that brings the archetypical object of a table to its extreme meaning by stretching it to a monumental scale that allows its surface to overcome the [...]


Monday 09 May, 2011

AD Recommends: Best of the Week

© Iwan Baan Houses, museums and forgotten Yugoslavian monuments. All part of our selection of the best from last week. Check them all after the break. Concrete Slit House / AZL architects Concrete Slit House is a contemporary concrete residence enmeshed within a quiet Kuomingtang-era neighborhood in central Nanjing. The entire structure and roof are [...]


Monday 09 May, 2011

Almonte Theatre in Huelva / Donaire Arquitectos

© Fernando Alda Architects: Donaire Arquitectos Location: Huelva, Spain Project Team: Jesús Núñez Bootello, Carmela Domínguez Asencio, Tibisay Cañas Fuentes, David Rapado Moreno, Ignacio Núñez Bootello, Beatriz Hacar Hernández, Delia Pacheco Donaire, Pablo Baruc García Gómez, Celine Nelke Engineering: Javier Drake Canela, Guillermo Márquez Villanueva, Alfonso Buiza Camacho Constructor: Procondal S.A. Project area: 3,265 sqm Project year: 2004 [...]


Monday 02 May, 2011

Sines Center for the Arts / Aires Mateus

© Daniel Malhão Architects: Aires Mateus Location: Sines, Portugal Project Authors: Manuel Aires Mateus & Francisco Aires Mateus Project Leader: Jorge P. Silva Collaborators: Rodolfo Reis Dias, Bruno Moura Anes, Pedro Anão, Cristina Fuertes Miquel, Amparo Burgos Garcia Client: Câmara Municipal de Sines Structural Engineer: Miguel Vilar – BETAR Electrical Engineer: Raul Serafim Water Engineer: [...]