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Dong-Ping Wong on How Architecture Reflects Culture

Dong-Ping Wong, this year's Core77 Design Awards Built Environment Jury Captain, is both an architect in the purest sense of the word, and yet, a rule breaker vying for change in an industry built on tradition. With projects varying from Plus Pool, a civic project aiming to simultaneously provide New York City with a public pool and filter the filth in the Hudson River, to Virgil Abloh's concept-driven Singapore retail location, the projects his architecture firm FOOD New York take on are as var...
Tags: Core77 Design Awards, Designer Profiles, Architecture


SPA Vijaywada Non-Teaching Vacancy Recruitment

SPA Vijayawada Non-Teaching Vacancy Recruitment School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Vijayawada (SPAV) (Andhra Pradesh) invites applications from Indian Nationals for the recruitment of following Non-Teaching sarkari naukri vacancy posts on Direct Recruitment / Deputation basis. SPA Vijayawada (SPAV), an autonomous institute established in 2008 is one of the three Planning and... Please Click on the Title to Read Full Details. [Author: [email protected] (SarkariNaukriBlog co...
Tags: Andhra-Pradesh, Architecture, Assistant, Librarian, Registrar, Technical, Vijayawada


Underwater Restaurant Has Been Completed In Norway And It Looks Out Of This World

The first, the largest and the most research-friendly. Under (previously) is the world’s largest underwater restaurant with a total seating capacity for 100 guests, it’s the first of its kind in Europe, and it also functions as a research center for marine life. The Snøhetta-designed dining experience started operating just yesterday but people are already adding it to their Norway destination... Source
Tags: Architecture


Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Underwater dining, robot dogs, '80s film posters reimagined by Ghanian artists and so much more Glorious Photo Series Protests Russian Anti-LGBT Laws Defiant, powerful and gloriously triumphant, Roman Gunt and Nick Gavrilov’s new photo series captures young couples kissing in front of various state institutions, landmarks and more—in support of Chechnya’s queer youth and in protest of Russia’s anti-LBGTQ+ laws. Debuting exclusively at Dazed, the …
Tags: Link About It, Apps, Architecture, Design, Dining, Dogs, Europe, Film Posters, Films, Ghana, Instagram, LinkAboutIt, Movie Posters, Music, NASA, NYPL


Europes first underwater restaurant opens its doors in Norway

Europe’s first underwater restaurant, “Under,” has just welcomed its first guests to an extraordinary Snøhetta-designed environment that embraces stunning seabed views. Located at the southernmost point of the coastline in Lindesnes, Norway, Under is a partly submerged building that rests directly on the seabed 16.4 feet below water. The monolithic building also serves as a research center for marine life, and its rough concrete envelope will, over time, become a habitat for an artificial reef....
Tags: Architecture, Locally Sourced Materials, Restaurant, LED, Artificial Reef, Norway, Sustainable Food, Concrete, Aquatic Architecture, Gallery, Carousel Showcase, Snohetta, Periscope, Underwater Architecture, Concrete Architecture, Eat & Drink


Reviving a Centuries-Old Abandoned Castle and, With It, a Way of Life

In southern Tuscany, a family of British bohemians has created an elegantly undone cultural refuge that pays homage to the everyday life of ancient Italy.
Tags: Palaces and Castles, Interior Design and Furnishings, Architecture, Greene, Graham, Italy, Tuscany (Italy


An old office is transformed into the Netherlands' most sustainable renovated building

In Amsterdam South, a newly renovated office building with a shimmering silver roof has achieved BREEAM Outstanding, a green building rating that arguably makes the property the most sustainable adaptive reuse project in the Netherlands. Formerly a neglected office complex, the empty building was transformed in the hands of Dutch architectural firm Benthem Crouwel Architects and now serves as the energy-positive offices for Goede Doelen Loterijen (Dutch Charity Lotteries). A major goal of the ...
Tags: Architecture, Solar Power, Green Roof, Solar, Office, Adaptive Reuse, Green Renovation, Recyclable Materials, The Netherlands, BREEAM, Amsterdam, Rainwater Collection, Mixed-use, BREEAM outstanding, Gallery, Plus-energy


Row over use of unpaid interns by Serpentine pavilion architect

Junya Ishigami’s involvement in London gallery project attacked after email listing conditions for an intern is published The Serpentine Gallery in London has come under fire after it was claimed that its chosen architect for this year’s pavilion, Junya Ishigami + Associates, uses unpaid interns who are expected to work 12-hour shifts for months.The acclaimed 44-year-old Japanese architect was picked by the Serpentine to design its 19th annual pavilion project, which offers international archite...
Tags: Architecture, Art and design, Culture, UK news, Japan, World news, Asia Pacific, Serpentine pavilion, Art, London, Cities, Work & careers, Guardian Careers, Young people


'Funnel-shaped' cabin in an Ecuadorian forest is made of locally sourced wood

When it comes to creating living spaces that meld into their environment, savvy architects are showing us that sometimes less is definitely more. Quito-based architect Emilio Lopez has just unveiled a beautiful cabin made with locally sourced wood and bamboo. At approximately 1,200 square feet, Cabana Don Juan is formed like a boxy funnel, with both sides featuring large glazed walls that provide stunning views of the coast on one side and a lush forest on the other. Located in the country’s ...
Tags: Architecture, Bamboo, Locally Sourced Wood, Cabin, Off Grid Cabins, Gallery, Tiny Cabins, Bamboo Structures, Cabin Designs, Emilio Lopez, Cabana Don Juan, Bamboo Cabins


A climate-sensitive concrete home is carefully embedded into hilly terrain

When Medellín-based architecture studio Juan Manuel Peláez Arquitectos (JUMP Arquitectos) visited its client’s property in nearby Colombian town of La Ceja, the team was so impressed with the landscape that they resolved to minimize alterations to the site. To that end, they adapted the built forms to the uneven terrain by splitting the residence — dubbed the C47 House — into three gabled volumes united by two glazed bridges. Built of concrete, the homes take advantage of the material’s thermal...
Tags: Architecture, Concrete, Bridge, Colombia, Thermal Mass, Gallery, Carousel Showcase, Gabled Roof, Fragmented Architecture, Concrete Architecture, Gabled Architecture, Minimal Site Impact, C47 House, Juan Manuel Peláez Arquitectos, JUMP Arquitectos, Thermal Equilibrium


MVRDV-designed market in Taiwan will grow food on a massive green roof

Hot on the heels of its bold “Times Square” proposal for Taiwan’s capital, MVRDV has broken ground on another project — this time for the island’s southern city of Tainan. Created in collaboration with local architectural firm LLJ Architects, the Tainan Xinhua Fruit and Vegetable Market is a wholesale, open-air market that will not only serve as an important hub for the city’s food supply chain, but will also serve as a new public destination. The landmark building will be topped with an undula...
Tags: Design, Taiwan, Architecture, Gallery, Amsterdam, Urban Farming, Carousel Showcase, Green Roof, Times Square, Tainan, MVRDV, Food Supply, Food Market, Urban Farm, Undulating Architecture, Winy Maas


The FLEXSE tiny house module is built from 100% recyclable materials

A tiny and deliciously cozy prefab home has popped up in St. Petersburg, courtesy of local architectural practice Smart Architecture Laboratory (SA lab). The charming compact building—dubbed FLEXSE—is the firm’s first prototype for tiny modular housing and is modeled after a traditional Scandinavian BBQ house. Designed with flexibility in mind, the FLEXSE prototype was prefabricated in a factory, assembled on-site and built entirely of recyclable materials. Defined by its organic elliptical f...
Tags: Design, Russia, Barcelona, Architecture, Gallery, St. Petersburg, Prefab, Carousel Showcase, Tiny House, Recyclable Materials, Modular Architecture, Grill, Adaptable Architecture, Grill House, FLEXSE, Architecture Prototype


Boxy volumes anchor a beautiful home into a rocky cliffside

When Montreal-based firm YH2 Architecture was tasked with the almost impossible feat of building on an incredibly sloped, rocky landscape, it came up with a solution that goes back to the age of time: building blocks. Using the natural landscape to its advantage, the firm constructed the gorgeous House Dans l’Escarpement out of two concrete “boxes,” one vertical and one horizontal. The ingenious design not only let the project expand vertically but also reduced the footprint of the home on its ...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Montreal, Home Design, Wooden Homes, Country Homes, Unique Homes, Glass Homes, Unique Home Design, YH2 Architecture, Site Impact, Block Homes, House Dans l Escarpement, Block Architecture, Mahogany Homes


Dror Benshetrit is Joining We Company as Co-Founder of New Smart Cities Initiative

After recently expanding into co-living with WeLive and education with WeGrow, the We Company—formerly known as WeWork—has announced it will also be launching a smart cities program, led by former Waze executive Di-Ann Eisnor and designer, futurist and 2018 Core77 Design Awards Jury Captain Dror Benshetrit. Together the two will "build a team of engineers, architects, data scientists, and biologists who will work to fuse nature, design, technology, and community in our cities in order to measura...
Tags: New York, Design, Turkey, Urbanism, Architecture, Canada, Waze, Buenos Aires, Euclid, Ann Eisnor, Holland Park, Design Business, Dror, Montreal Dome, Dror Benshetrit, Benshetrit


This gorgeous LEED Platinum winery is made of reclaimed wood

San Francisco-based firm Piechota Architecture has designed what is being called the most sustainable winery in Sonoma Valley. Tucked into the rolling hills of Alexander Valley, the solar-powered Silver Oak winery design, which was made with repurposed materials, has already earned a LEED-Platinum certification and is on track to become the one of the world’s most sustainable wineries. The family-owned Silver Oak Cellars winery was established in 1972 and has since become world-renowned for it...
Tags: Energy, Design, San Francisco, Architecture, Gallery, Wine, Uruguay, Solar Power, Winery, Eat & Drink, Repurposed Materials, Reclaimed Wood, Leed Platinum, Napa Valley, Middletown, Alexander Valley


Site-sensitive Woodhouse Hotel promotes agricultural tourism in Guizhou

In China’s southwest province of Guizhou, Shanghai-based architectural practice ZJJZ has completed the Woodhouse Hotel, a government-backed agricultural tourism project that consists of 10 single-story timber cabins embedded into the hillside in the remote village of Tuanjie. As one of the first projects carried out under the government’s policy to help alleviate rural poverty through environmentally sensitive tourism, the Woodhouse Hotel was designed and constructed with as little site impact ...
Tags: Design, China, Architecture, Gallery, Cabins, Carousel Showcase, Eco Tourism, Rural Poverty, Cabin Architecture, Guizhou, Chinese architecture, Charred Timber, Rural Architecture, Minimize Site Impact, Laurian Ghinitoiu, Agricultural Tourism


A solar-powered home in Maine rises above the sand dunes on wooden stilts

Portland-based firm Caleb Johnson Studio has unveiled a beautiful cedar-clad home elevated off the ground on stilts so that the natural “landscape is allowed to flow under the house.” The solar-powered home, named “In the Dunes,” was designed to not only protect the natural dune terrain, but the resilient design also reduces the risk of damage caused by potential coastal flooding. Located in the coastal town of Wells in southern Maine, the three-story home is built on sand dunes overlooking th...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Maine, Portland, LED lighting, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Home Design, Resilient Architecture, Atlantic Ocean, Landscape Design, Wells, Trent Bell, Beach Homes, Solar Powered Homes


Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life in these bamboo huts built on a remote Vietnamese beach

When it comes to completely disconnecting from the stresses of everyday life, sometimes it’s worth the while to really go off-the-beaten-path. Thanks to Vietnamese architecture firm, VTN Architects, now you can find a little slice of serenity in a very remote area of Vietnam. Located about 2 hours from the nearest port and only accessible by boat, the Castaway Island Resort is comprised of five bamboo guest huts, covered in thatched roofs and engulfed on one side by a verdant mountain range and...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Architecture, Gallery, Chi Minh City, Eco Retreats, Off Grid Retreats, Bamboo Building Materials, Vtn Architects, Eco-friendly Building Materials, Bamboo Hotels, Hiroyuki Oki, Vietnam Located, Building With Bamboo, Castaway Island Resort, Vietnamese Retreats


Contemporary Lake Home Design with White Bright Interior Ideas

Started with contemporary living room ideas, now we were will see the extraordinary design of home design with extraordinary place also. The calm environment of the outdoor space of this lake house will be complete since the designer of this house was adding several calm and applicative furniture and interior with similar theme. The bright transparent home interior of this house was looking maximize the landscape look of this house include with the furnishing plans and other application system o...
Tags: Books, Architecture, Home Design, Home Space, Interior Ideas, Living Space, Home Interior, House Designs, House Design, Living Room Ideas, Home Decorations, Bright House, Home Constructions, Contemporary Living, House Furnishing, Calm Environment


Green-roofed timber dwelling in Austria is built with recycled materials

In the historic Austrian village of Purkersdorf, Vienna-based architectural practice Juri Troy Architects has completed the L House, a timber home named after its L-shaped form integrated with sustainable design elements. Built with numerous recycled materials, the house forms a strong connection with nature from its green roof to its large windows that sweep views of the bucolic outdoors in. Nestled into a southern slope above the village of Purkersdorf, the 3,450-square-foot L House boasts ...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Austria, Vienna, Gallery, House, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Natural Light, Green Roof, Natural Ventilation, Open-plan, Natural Pool, Terrace, Cantilevered, Floor To Ceiling Glazing


Old Swedish farm is reborn as a cozy woodland cabin holiday home

Swedish architectural practice Wingårdh Arkitektkontor converted a large old farm in the south of Sweden into a holiday home with a cozy woodland cabin atmosphere. Commissioned by a family who reside in the nearby city of Malmö, the countryside retreat was fashioned as a luxurious escape into nature built predominately with timber and designed to embrace views of the lush forest through floor-to-ceiling glazing. The adaptive reuse project—dubbed Kvarnhuset (The Mill House)—has respected the far...
Tags: Japan, Design, Sweden, Architecture, Gallery, House, Malmo, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Adaptive Reuse, Farmhouse, Barn, OAK, Limestone, CLT, Detailing


Solar-powered home takes advantage of cooling ocean breezes in Los Angeles

Crafted to embrace spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, the Ziering Residence is defined by its dramatically curved architecture and walls of glass. Local practice SPF: architects designed the contemporary house that’s perched high in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles and engineered to take advantage of passive systems, including cooling ocean breezes and the thermal mass of concrete floors. The home also reduces its energy footprint with rooftop solar panels and solar hot wa...
Tags: Design, Los Angeles, Architecture, Gallery, Long Beach, Pacific Ocean, Carousel Showcase, Contemporary Architecture, Passive Solar Principles, Ac, Santa Monica Mountains, Pacific Palisades, Rooftop Solar Panels, Floor To Ceiling Glazing, SPF Architects, Rainscreen


The Bridge To Nowhere: Belhaven Bridge

Europe has a well-earned reputation of being one of the most fascinating continents to explore – particularly in terms of monuments. And whether we’re talking beer, traditions or history, it would take a lifetime to truly enjoy the beauty of Scotland. Surprisingly enough, though, one of the most fascinating landmarks isn’t on land – but by the sea. And it’s a bridge. Looking from afar of the... Source
Tags: Europe, Design, Scotland, Architecture, Bridge, Dunbar, Surreal, Belhaven, Belhaven Bridge


In Chile, Homes as Extreme as the Landscape Itself

Immense and indomitable, the country’s dramatic topography and climate have produced unique and spectacular takes on Modernist architecture.
Tags: Architecture, Art, Buildings (Structures, Aravena, Alejandro (1967-, Neruda, Pablo, Chile, Concepcion (Chile, Santiago (Chile, Valparaiso (Chile


'Flintstone' house sparks lawsuit from California town: 'It's an eyesore'

The quirky home features dinosaurs and a sign proclaiming ‘Yabba-dabba-doo’, but neighbors aren’t amusedCalifornia architecture has captured the world’s imagination with its classic midcentury bungalows and beach houses. But one architectural landmark in the state has gone a distinctively different route, and it’s not to the town’s liking.The “Flintstones” home in northern California appears to take its architectural cues from the town of Bedrock. The experimental house was built in the 1970s us...
Tags: Television, California, US news, Culture, Architecture, Art and design, Television & radio, Fred, Flintstone, Wilma


Notes: On Hudson Yards

Our takeaways from exploring the mico-city, its monuments and restaurants A city within the city of New York, the Hudson Yards district comprises 28 acres of residential, commercial and public space developed on top of and around the MTA’s former John D. Caemmerer West Side Storage Yard—once an untrodden abyss along the river. Almost all the statistics convey the staggering scope of this endeavor, beginning …
Tags: Notes, New York, Design, Shopping, NYC, Restaurants, Bars, Architecture, Mta, Thomas Heatherwick, Shops, Thomas Keller, Hudson Yards, Tak Room, John D Caemmerer, West Side Storage Yard


Kodasema unveils gorgeous prefab floating tiny house

Already well-known for their gorgeous and sustainable tiny structures, Estonian design firm Kodasema has just unveiled a floating prefabricated tiny home. The 227-square-foot KODA Light Float is an updated version of their KODA design, set on floating pontoons that enable the minimalist home to be installed on virtually any waterfront space. Much like its land-based counterpart, the solar-powered KODA, the floating tiny home is a beautiful example of modern minimalism. Built in collaboration w...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Prefab Homes, Tiny Homes, Tiny Home, Floating Architecture, Prefab Architecture, Prefab Housing, Prefab House, Koda, Floating Homes, Kodasema, Prefab Home Design, Floating Tiny Homes, Kodasema Prefab Floating House


A modern timber house in Indonesia celebrates mummified wood

When Bandung-based architectural studio Aaksen Responsible Aarchitecture was asked to renovate an old house in the West Java neighborhood of Kiaracondong in Indonesia, they made a surprising discovery. During the demolition process, the architects found that the wooden roof truss structure was in very good condition, despite its age, thanks to a culturally significant type of timber, a kind of Albizzia wood that’s been mummified to improve strength and durability. Described by the architects as...
Tags: Design, Indonesia, Architecture, Gallery, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Natural Light, Solar Heat Gain, Natural Ventilation, Timber Cladding, Bandung, West Java, Atrium, House Renovation, Albizzia House, Albizzia wood


Golf Course at Adare Manor gets winter TLC

Staff working on The Golf Course at Adare Manor Golfers looking for Augusta National standard conditions in Ireland last weekend just had to pay their €300 green fee to play “The Golf Course at Adare Manor”.Following an extensive winter maintenance programme, the course re-opened on Saturday for its second season having opened for play in April last year after a multi-million eur...
Tags: Architecture, Tourism, Travel


IKEA teams up with London artists to upcycle old furniture into funky abodes for birds, bees, and bats

Although putting IKEA furniture together is known to cause immense stress for humans, the giant Swedish furniture store has now found a way to bring some peace to the world’s smallest critters. The company has just kicked off a collaboration with London–based artists, architects and designers on the new project, “Wild Homes for Wildlife” that sees old IKEA furniture being upcycled into unique animal abodes for bees, birds, bats and insects. The Wild Homes project is part of a celebration of the...
Tags: Design, London, Animals, Architecture, Gallery, Ikea, Greenwich, Green Design, Upcycling, Repurposed Materials, Little Sun, Greenwich London, Ikea Furniture, Bird Houses, Insect Houses, Wildlife Homes