April 27, 2017 /

Monthly News Round Up - April 2017

April has been the month to celebrate architects - a master celebrated his centenary, a movie was made about another, and the last became one of the most influential in the world. Find out who and much more on this month's news round up.

April 26, 2017 /

Sambuichi Architects

Sun, wind, and water are the essential elements of Japanese architect, Hiroshi Sambuichi's approach to architecture. An architecture combining the non-moving materials with the natural phenomena, or in Sambuichi's words "moving materials" of a site.

April 24, 2017 /

New Mechanics Hall - ME Building
Dominique Perrault
Lausanne, Switzerland

Science is the essence of the ME building. Using industrial components and data processing technologies, while preserving the circulation network and the structural grid established by the original master plan, the mechanics hall is a new milestone in the history of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne campus.

April 19, 2017 /

The Urban Hospice
NORD Architects
Copenhagen, Denmark

The notion that architecture can have a positive and therapeutic effect on palliative patients is the central ambition of NORD Architect’s recently completed hospice in central Copenhagen. The design sensitively negotiates its dense urban context with a need for spaces of calm, tranquility and positivity, and the resulting Urban Hospice is an uplifting example of the value that thoughtful and considered architecture can bring to both the city and its inhabitants.

April 16, 2017 /

Fiction Brings Architecture Closer to Its Users/ III/ Interview with Jimenez Lai

Jimenez Lai leads Bureau Spectacular, an architecture and design practice based in Los Angeles. His work spans many disciplines including the publication of architectural graphic novels. In this interview, arcspace finds out how Lai uses fiction to imagine and communicate his ideas of architecture.

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