Nestled in a vast forest of cork trees in Portugal's rural Alentejo region, the secluded Villa Alem by Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati offers an ambitious reinterpretation of the courtyard type, at the scale of a single family home.
UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) opens its new building to the public on Sunday, January 31, 2016
The new Len Lye Centre works as a combined art museum and art gallery in connection with the existing Govett-Brewster Gallery. The two buildings share a single entrance, exhibition spaces, a café, and a cinema.
Download images of the Aalto House, built in 1934 by one of the masters of Scandinavian modernism, Alvar Aalto. Situated in Munkkiniemi in the outskirts of Helsinki, the house served as both home and office for the architect and his wife. The design, understated, intimate and precise, is loaded with superb details.