Articles on Angular


Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.


Yoshiyasu Mizuno disguises the full scale of a timber house on a confined site

FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client's plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.


Dominique Coulon & Associés presents a levitating ceiling and a floating concrete slab

CLAMART – With a self-confessed signature style of oblique, bold volumes that distort depending on the viewing angle, Les Closiaux gymnasium is the epitome of the studio’s work.


Hollwich Kushner's angular elevation accommodates space for new ideas

PHILADELPHIA – An old paint factory has been renovated into a 21st century platform for innovation and social engagement at the University of Pennsylvania.


Christ & Gantenbein constructs a contemporary ruin in Basel

BASEL – The Kunstmuseum Basel needed an extension when the historical main building across the street became too small for its collection of 300,000 objects.


Nizio Design's International's sharply designed museum remembers thanks

MARKOWA – The recently opened Ulma Family Museum pays tribute to Poles saving Jewish people. The terminology of remembrance has rarely been displayed clearer.


J. Mayer H. unleashes an urban renewal project in a medieval city

JENA – In a city where the roots of history run deep, an imprint of modern architecture is making its presence known.


House in Luxembourg by Polaris

LUXEMBOURG – Perched on a hillside in Luxembourg, a compact single-family home by Polaris Architects really stands out in some aspects; in others, it coolly blends in.


House PLJ by Hertweck Devernois

SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE – The architects negotiated strict regulations by hiding a contemporary extension in the ground beneath an existing house. 


Knot Houses by Atelier Chang

GEOJE – On the South Korean island of Geoje, a series of five crisp white structures cascades alongside a cliff edge to face the sea.