The first phase of an immensely ambitious project aiming to transform five blighted building blocks near the heart of Newark’s business district into an education center with adjacent middle and low-income housing has just been completed. It also happens to be Newark native Richard Meier’s first project in his hometown.
Welcome to this weeks edition of Touring the World of Architecture. We bring you news of three big project approvals, a fascinating event and touch of controversy involving…you guessed it, Zaha Hadid!
The ideas of Japanese architect Toyo Ito represent the essence of a futuristic dream: Friendly and socially responsible buildings that challenge the spatial conventions of modernist architecture.
The Social Housing complex designed by Ripoll Tizón Estudio de Arquitectura in Sa Pobla beautifully adjusts its modernity to fit the local popular architectural language and the existing urban form of the village.
Download images of House in a Plum Grove by Kazuyo Sejima & Associates in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, completed in 2003.