A former gunpowder store of severe Palladianism transformed for public use and adorned with pavilion of curvy splendor. Distinction rather than architectural assimilation at Zaha Hadid Architects’ Serpentine Sackler Gallery, opening up the existing listed building towards the surrounding lushness of Kensington Gardens.
Snøhetta is an award-winning international Oslo- and New York-based architecture firm, which has become one of the most discussed and sought-after practices today, due to their radical rethinking of the relationship between building and landscape.
Naturalizing Architecture: ArchiLab 2013
On view: September 14, 2013 - February 02, 2014
The exhibition ‘Naturalizing Architecture’ held in Orleans, Central France is no exception in characterizing the true spirit of ArchiLab events; acting as a true laboratory for showcasing architectures most advanced research. This, the 9th ArchiLab exhibition focuses upon the interaction between digital architecture and the sciences, exploring the challenges faced in simulating the living world.
Tucked away in Lagnö in the middle of the Swedish archipelago, the recently completed summerhouse by Norwegian architects Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård is a restrained yet contrast-filled reinterpretation of the Swedish gabled boat houses.
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