Paris studio Marchi Architectes designed a minimal house in Normandy, France. Its dark timber cladding plays with light and shadows so that the new extension disappears in the shade of the forest around.
French studio Architecture & Associés recently completed the interior of Dutch fashion house Viktor & Rolf’s first flagship store in Paris.
Danish architects COBE and Transform have completed the museum of maritime history in Norway, which opened its doors to the public last weekend. Incorporating Porsgrunn’s industrial surroundings in its design – with a zigzagging profile modelled – the new museum was built to become a contemporary landmark and bring more attention to the river, long considered as the town’s “backside.”
Spanish architect Josep Lluís Mateo has completed the Castelo Branco Cultural Center in Portugal. The new Cultural Center in the historic town of Castelo Branco features an ice-skating rink, an exhibition space, and an auditorium, all integrated into one fluid structure.
UNStudio’s exhibition/installation brings to a close the ‘Nature’ cycle in which MAXXI has been experimenting with a different approach to monographic exhibitions. In the Motion Matters installation the object exhibited is not in a display case, or merely an object to be looked at, but instead interacts with the visitor and requires their active participation.
This new metro station in Leipzig, Germany, by Swiss architect Max Dudler comprises a 140 metre-long tunnel situated 20 metres below ground made up of illuminated glass blocks.
The B’ Tower by Dutch practice Wiel Arets Architects, located in the center of Rotterdam, is composed of three distinct volumes of retail and residential program, and is a contiguous extension of Marcel Breuer’s 1955 ‘Bijkenkorf’ department store.
Starbucks recently opened a new store in the historic New Orleans French quarter, inspired by the city’s rich history as a coffee trading port and its unique artistic spirit.
From the restoration and renovation of an old building in the ’20s, once occupied by the power company Light, Red Bull Station arises, the new architectural project from Triptyque. Created to be a center of art and music, it will act as an important player in this transformation scenario.
By creating sculptural metallic leaves suspended atop the new 800 sqm site, Spanish practice b720 Arquitectos re-designed the Barcelona’s legendary flea market.
The architecture of the River Culture Pavilion ( ARC ) by Asymptote Architecture is a silver pillow-clad pavilion that combines nature, technology and space.