The Rhode Island School of Design has announced the public opening of The Chase Center. The much-anticipated building, the premiere exhibition space for RISD students on campus, will become a major focal point on North Main Street.
Barra de Tijuca is a new town in Rio de Janeiro's southern outskirts. It is a long plain that lacks strong architectural events and urban marks. The Cidade da Musica, situated in the center of two crossing highways imagined by Lucio Costa, will be the heart of the new town.
Now in its fifth installment, the Architecture Now! series is an ongoing project documenting the work of the most innovative and influential architects across the globe. Publisher: Taschen.
The new Architecture Museum is located in one of Norway's first monumental Empire Style buildings, designed by Christian Grosch in 1830, and a four-story building that was added in 1910.
The building's envelope plays an essential role in defining its relation to the surrounding environment and atmospheric variations.