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October 26, 2016 /

Monthly News Round Up - October 2016 edition

October has been the month of awards with both RIBA’s Stirling Prize and the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize being announced. Chinese Firm, MAD Architects have released visualizations of their new Beijing Philharmonic Concert Hall while ground has broken on the world’s tallest tower in Dubai. We’ve also included a prototype of what might revolutionise the building industry and change our idea of stairs forever.

Features
October 26, 2016 /

Park'n'Play
jaja architects
Copenhagen, Denmark

Parking House Lüders in Nordhavn, Copenhagen could be one of the answers to the inevitable question on how to rethink the future of the dense city in relation to urban spaces. This multifunctional building designed by the Copenhagen based architectural studio, jaja architects, challenges the conventional monofunctional parking house. With its characteristic recreational urban space on the roof it strives to be an exciting asset to the new neighborhood.

Features
October 23, 2016 /

Bündner Kunstmuseum
Barozzi / Veiga
Chur, Switzerland

Barozzi / Veiga’s Bündner Kunstmuseum forms an elegant extension to the Grisons Museum of Fine Arts in Switzerland. Crisp in design and compact in size, the building is a stark and simple reinterpretation of its heritage neighbor.

Articles
October 20, 2016 /

Irreligious Conversions

Faced with shrinking congregations and forced to adapt their buildings, the church as an institution is far from being too permissive about the new function of their old buildings. How can we preserve and adapt them to our current needs and values without disrespecting the church as an institution, the church as a building (with its architectural values) and the church as a gathering place for the community?

Articles
October 18, 2016 /

Dan Stubbergaard interview

Arcspace recently caught up with COBE founder and artistic director, Dan Stubbergaard, to find out more about their recently opened exhibition 'Our Urban Living Room' at the Danish Architecture Centre.

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