Download images of Bouça Housing Complex in Porto, Portugal by Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza as part of the SAAL program to create affordable social housing in Porto. More than three decades underway, it was finally completed in 2004.
Kisho Kurokawa (1934-2007) was one of the most radical and productive thinkers in recent Japanese architecture. For almost forty years his never ending stream of written, drawn and built ideas, all evolving around his ‘Philosophy of Symbiosis’, has pointed the direction for our future globalized society.
Spanish architects Batlle i Roig have always been internationally recognized for their fantastic work in landscape architecture. Their buildings are no less interesting as this new funeral home located in Sant Joan Despí competently illustrates. The building features the kind of class and simplicity in architecture that you might appreciate in many modern classic buildings, yet combined with great contemporary landscape design.
This week’s Touring the World of Architecture is all things green! A green bridge in London, a green Expo winner in Kazakhstan and a green airport in Singapore... so much green going on! Check out Friday Fun’s Auction and a video about ingenious homes in unexpected places.
Download images of the MAXXI Museum, a contemporary art museum designed by the Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, built on former military grounds on the northern side of Rome.