Located at one of the furthest outposts on the North Branch of the Chicago River, the WMS Boathouse at Clark Park is the surprising home to one of Studio Gang’s newest urban development projects.
Slowly but surely, Virtual Reality and technologies such as BIM (Building Information Modelling) and VDC (Virtual Design and Construction) are in the process of revolutionising the construction industry. Virtual Reality brings buildings to life long before construction begins, providing brand new opportunities for collaboration, simulations and investments, which result in productivity and innovation for the entire industry.
December equals Christmas time and we'll guide you through the month with five different architectural events to sweeten the waiting time ahead. This month, The Danish Architecture Centre brings you the final installment of their series on young trend-setting Danish architectural firms, whilst prospective architects from all over the world interpret the theme of digital technology into drawings exhibited in Aarhus, Denmark The Serpentine Gallery on the other hand, presents an exhibition as a homage to Zaha Hadid and MoMA gives an insight in the idea of temporary settlements. Lastly, New York University invites to a lively discussion revolving around the history of the distinguished Centre Georges Pompidou.
K Valley House, by Herbst Architects, is situated amidst the lush Coromandel Peninsula, on New Zealand’s North Island. Appearing as a rusted-red box in the landscape, the house acts as a place of retreat for its clients.
Micro Hutong represents the aggregation of a series of architectural reiterations, in which ZAO/standardarchitecture’s Zhang Ke has reimagined the hutong for the 21st century. Hutongs form a characteristic part of the historical architectural fabric of Beijing, comprising narrow laneways lined by siheyuan, traditional courtyard dwellings.