Vaugirard Social Housing by CHRIST & GANTENBEIN Basel-based architecture practice Christ & Gantenbein reveals its first completed project in Paris, the Vaugirard Social Housing. Completed in collaboration with local firm Margot-Duclot Ar…
Design Miami’s first event in Paris and the month-long Archtober festival in New York City are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this month. Other events taking place in October include an exhibition on how design can help social and environmental peace, and design weeks in Eindhoven, Prague and Barcelona.
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in western australia’s bushland, architect suzanne hunt’s ‘treehouse’ is elevated on stilts over its steep, tree-filled site.
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Promotion: Spain’s IE University has launched a Masters in Architecture that has been specifically designed for global architects who are “committed to sustainability and social impact”. Taught in Madrid or Amsterdam, the IE University programme will qualify students to become architects in Spain and other European Union countries. The university has designed the Masters in
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Located in Valldoreix, on a plot of 800m² with a good orientation, the property asks us to extend its home, construction from 1947 in a situation of volumetric non-conformity. The aim is to create a new independent volume where daughters and grandchildren can live.
The project is a workshop for a photographer. It includes a storage area and a place for indoor and outdoor photography. Located in a craft area of the city of Aubervilliers, the building occupies almost the entire plot and the available height that regulations can offer.
The Ring House is located in Jaspur, the northern suburb of Ahmedabad. While a water canal passes through the site’s southern edge, agricultural fields surround the rest of the sides. With water and green fields all around and more than 120 trees, predominantly Mango and Chickoo (Sapodilla) trees, the site is an abode for a variety of birds, an important element of the biodiversity of the context. The proposed project is a weekend home for a large-sized family comprising 14 members, including four kids under ten years old. As the site is amid natural features, we intended to insert the built form carefully without tempering the existing set of features and trees.
Although it’s been in operation for over a year, Concon House – Vietnamese for a mini-house — still gives the impression of being just an architecture student’s dream, rising from a tiny plot in the center of old Hanoi. Its seven floors appear to float in the sky, separated from each other by stilt-like columns. Essentially, it is a collection of independent three-room hotel units ranging in size between 10 and 20 square meters, surrounding a central core containing elevators, plumbing, and electric conduits.
The Dar es Salaam International Academy is a renowned educational institute in Dar es Salaam. As an extension to their international programme, the DIA secondary school campus offers higher education. The extension comprises of six contemporary clusters with multiple exterior spaces that are designed to influence interconnectivity between learning, creativity and exploration.