Download images of The Zollverein School by SANAA. The Zollverein School is the first new building on the historical coal-mining Zollverein site, Essen, Germany; declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001. Photographed by Kirtsen Kiser and Thomas Mayer.
The Rokkō Shidare Observatory in Kobe, Japan, is an unusual observatory. It is perched on the top of Mount Rokkō almost a thousand yards above sea level, but here, rather than to observe the surrounding landscape, visitors are meant to witness nature and its shifting states.
Download images of the Gemini Residence by MVRDV. The old twin Seed Silos on Copenhagen's waterfront are transformed into exciting new residences in a new urban district in Copenhagen. Photographed by Kirsten Kiser.
Richard Meier. Architecture and Design
Montecchio Maggiore , Italy
On view: May 08, 2013 - July 28, 2013
The Pritzker winning architect Richard Meier celebrates his 50th anniversary with a retrospective exhibition at the Fondazione Bisazza in Northern Italy. The exhibition includes iconic buildings as Getty Center in Los Angeles; the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art; and the Jubilee Church in Rome.
Where is architecture going in the future? No matter what, the answer seems to involve a computer and some serious computer skills. AA Rome Visiting School is setting up a 10-day architectural workshop under the title ‘Form as (Dynamic) Unknown’ focusing on interactive + smart architecture. The programme sounds really promising. Have a look at the press release after the jump.