In the summer of 2011, photographer Victoria Cohen heard that the Chelsea Hotel would undergo drastic renovations to the structure, which was built in 1884. She spent three weeks documenting every nook and cranny of the building and the result is Hotel Chelsea, a collection of photographs of the interior in its authentic, untouched state, as so many knew and loved it. — Fast Company
While still fresh in our minds, architecture in 2013 had as much to do with culture and technology as it did design. We saw technology’s influence expand enormously -- through design, production, clients and criticism -- simultaneously enriching and conflicting our relationship to the built...
Whether you're flying out for the holidays, staying at home, or you happen to be a migratory bird searching for a stylish pitstop in the midst of your seasonal travels, you might want to check out the birdhouses in Airbnb's "Every Traveler Deserves a Home" campaign that launched on Dec...
In its inaugural year, the 'Get Lectured' series offered a glimpse into the different graphical styles of architecture schools through their lecture calendars. It's been fascinating seeing how a school's design ethos can trickle down into such a standardized project. Below are the 13 most most...
Have a seat and grab some popcorn, the results are out for Combo Competitions' London Cinema Challenge. Limited to only their imaginations, designers from all disciplines created their own movie-viewing spaces set on Central London's Newman Street. Entrants also had to include a unique twist in their submission. — bustler.net
Three winners and four honorable mentions were selected:First prize - Cine'stival by Etienne Fabre and Jean-Emmanuel DavidSecond prize - Symbiotic Venue by Nada Alqallaf and Jaime SevillaThird prize - Peep(le) Show by Shuping Liu and Jackie Krasnokutskaya Click the thumbnails below to see the...
Multimedia group Axel Springer announced earlier today that BIG, OMA, and Buro-OS are the top three finalists for their new Media Center headquarters in Berlin. Final rankings are expected next month. — bustler.net
As we mentioned earlier today, BIG was revealed as one of three finalists — along with OMA and Buro-OS — for the new Axel Springer Media Campus in Berlin. The new Axel Springer headquarters will be located at one of the last remaining plots of the historic former site of the Berlin Wall. All winning entries will be publicly displayed at the German Architecture Centre (DAZ) in Berlin from Dec. 17 - Dec. 22. — bustler.net
Straight from the heart, this year's bloggers saw us through intellectual property debates, employment strategies and Yeezus' studio-crashing. Below are the 13 most visited Blog posts during 2013. For a full list of all of our top 13 lists for 2013, click here. 1. VIDEO - Kanye stops by studio to...
It's not just starchitects and big competitions making headlines this year -- 2013 showed that architecture news can arise from anywhere, from erotic comparisons to toy companies to public protests. Below are the 13 most visited News posts during 2013. For a full list of all of our top 13 lists...
Berg | C.F. Møller and DinellJohansson recently won the competition to design a future residential landmark for Stockholm. Hosted by Swedish real estate group HSB, three competing teams were required to propose three innovative residential buildings for three central locations in the city. The winners will work with HSB to develop and build the residential complex by 2023, in time for HSB's 100th anniversary. — bustler.net
The Strelka Institute for media, architecture and design announced on Dec. 12 the three finalists for the international competition to design the National Center for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) at the Khodynskoe Pole in Moscow. — bustler.net
UPDATE: Heneghan Peng wins Moscow’s NCCA competition Out of 10 teams in the second round of the competition, the jury selected 3 finalists: Heneghan Peng Architects (Ireland) Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos (Spain):MEL (Russia):
New York-based H Architecture sent us their winning proposal for the Sejong 2-2 M2 Block Public Housing Development competition. In celebrating its 50-year apartment building history, the Korea Land and Housing Corporation opened a call for ideas for its new 77,000m2 housing development in Sejong City, South Korea. — bustler.net
H Architecture's proposal -- done in collaboration with Haeahn Architecture -- revolves around an open, versatile "not-to-define" concept as a response to the typical rigid approach of public housing design.
The architects are Denton Corker Marshall, an Australian practice with an office in London, whose design makes intelligent choices. The coach part is split from the car park, which reduces their combined effect on the landscape, and back-of-house facilities are put in a separate building, a discreet chestnut-clad box, a little distance from the public structure.
The latter is, deliberately, as light as the old stones are heavy, with an undulating parasol of a roof propped on skinny steel sticks. — theguardian.com
Things have been looking up for Sadar+Vuga's Air Traffic Control Center at Airport Ljubljana in Slovenia.
Since the ATCC officially opened in May 2013, it has picked up some awards throughout the year including: the Iconic Award 2013 from the German Design Coucil and the Golden Pencil 2013, which acknowledges excellent realization in the architecture field. Most recently, the ATCC was nominated for the Piranesi Award 2013. — bustler.net
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