Download images of the Aalto House, built in 1934 by one of the masters of Scandinavian modernism, Alvar Aalto. Situated in Munkkiniemi in the outskirts of Helsinki, the house served as both home and office for the architect and his wife. The design, understated, intimate and precise, is loaded with superb details.
Heatherwick Studio's Learning Hub, a new multi-use building for Singapore's NTU university, responds to the transforming role of the university campus in the 21st century.
This month's round-up of the best new titles in architectural publishing includes an exploration of new sustainable building practices, a catalogue of the recently completed Chicago Architecture Biennial, a pilgrimage into the spiritual world of church architecture,the latest publication by Peter Eisenman and a look at best practice when designing for creative workplaces.
Emanating from his imaginary world, Fabrice Silly’s works are aesthetic proposals calling on our own imagination. He does not intend to make us travel, but to carry us away. Revisited megalopolis, becoming illusions at the risk of wounding the pride of the highest tower, reminding us that man is ephemeral in a floating world. In his work the tireless quest for an uncluttered style, formally ideal, persevering and, though still discreet, easily recognizable, enables Fabrice Silly to be acknowledged as a true artist.
After the Christmas break we’re bringing you the top exhibitions to get back into the architecture swing. First up, The Danish Architecture Centre is presenting a retrospective on the Indian architects, Studio Mumbai; DAM is presenting the winners of the German Architecture Awards for 2015; and a look at avant garde architecture throughout British history. Also, the Bauhaus unveils the finalists and winners of their recent competition for their new extension and a look at how sometimes the best architecture comes from the ruins of a disaster. Happy New Year arcspace readers!