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Diller Scofidio + Renfro creates performing arts centre on Massachusetts campus

November 24, 2022 James Brillon 0

New York City-based Diller Scofidio + Renfro has completed the Prior Performing Arts Center for the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, which features an undulating facade of precast concrete and weathering steel panels. Diller Scofidio + Renfro designed the campus building as a cultural centre and the focal point for student life for the College

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Sanders Architecture combines rustic and contemporary materials for Texas ranch house

November 23, 2022 James Brillon 0

Operable glass walls flank the living spaces of this sprawling Texas ranch, which was designed by Sanders Architecture to appear “like it rose up from the land”. The Rockin’ 8 Ranch is located in Brown County, in central Texas. It’s comprised of three buildings – a garage, a guest house and the main residence –

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Atelier Pierre Thibault completes Montreal townhouse around sculptural staircase

November 18, 2022 James Brillon 0

A sculptural staircase, a courtyard and a glass pavilion make up a Montreal home by Atelier Pierre Thibault that was designed using principles from the surrounding architecture. With a soft-hued brick and wood facade, the Resther Street Residence is located in Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood, a popular residential area known for its amenities and walkability.

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MAPA completes Passihaus house on stilts near Buenos Aires

November 13, 2022 James Brillon 0

Architectural studio MAPA has completed Argentina’s first Passivhaus-certified residence, a house in the San Fernando Delta that is lifted on stilts to accommodate periodic flooding. Named House in the Delta, the three-bedroom home on the banks of the Paraná Mini river in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area was raised on a timber structure to protect the interiors from

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Forest retreat in Valle de Bravo includes stone and laminated timber

November 8, 2022 James Brillon 0

CF Taller de Arquitectura and Merodio Arquitectos have completed a vacation home in Mexico’s Valle de Bravo using glue-laminated timber beams to create bright and spacious rooms that open out to the surrounding forest. The 430 square-metre Casa El Pinar is sited on a steep plot in Valle de Bravo, a vacation destination on lake

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Nicole Blair lifts Austin guesthouse above existing bungalow

November 7, 2022 James Brillon 0

Weathering steel panels clad the exterior of this asymmetrical house extension that architect Nicole Blair lifted above a single-family home in Austin. Called The Perch, the building was designed for a couple that wanted to expand their living space without sacrificing any of the existing backyard. The structure is comprised of a steel volume with

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Rozana Montiel designs Mexico City community centre as “recreational cultural oasis”

November 5, 2022 James Brillon 0

A series of bridges, walkways and exterior staircases connect the various parts of this community centre in one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in Mexico City by Rozana Montiel Estudio de Arquitectura. The building occupies a sharp corner lot, where a plaza forms the entrance to the building. A series of columns mark the

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New York Philharmonic’s David Geffen Hall reopens after extensive renovation

November 1, 2022 James Brillon 0

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects and Diamond Schmitt Architects have carried out a renovation of New York City’s David Geffen Hall, modernising the venue’s main concert hall and improving the public spaces that surround it. The Lincoln Center commissioned NYC-based studio Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects (TWBTA) to redesign the building’s communal areas

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Davies Toews Architecture refurbishes industrial Queens building

October 28, 2022 James Brillon 0

Davies Toews Architecture has overhauled a factory building in Ridgewood, Queens to serve as a mixed-use commercial and arts space. The single-storey building, which used to contain a knitting factory, has been repurposed into a commercial space called CodyWyckoff by local studio Davies Toews Architecture. CodyWyckoff was named after the intersection at which it is

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Edmund Sumner photographs P+0’s home of interconnected towers in Northern Mexico

October 26, 2022 James Brillon 0

Mexican architecture firm P+0 has completed a home on a steep hillside in Monterrey, using smaller volumes clustered together to form the resident’s living spaces, which was captured by photographer Edmund Sumner. The project was completed in 2021, and is named after the primary volumes that make up its angular appearance. The Los Cubos residence

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