Articles on Architecture

 

Out Now: Mark #68 – Jun/Jul 2017

In what we have nicknamed 'the housing issue', Mark #68 brings you a whopping 24 new homes from around the globe.

 

Out Now: Mark #67 – Apr/May 2017

With a focus on apartment complexes, Mark #67 sheds light on high-rise residential towers in big cities, showing that living in communal dwellings doesn't have to be a monotonous experience.

Out Now: Mark #68
Out Now: Mark #68
ADNOC tower by HOK. Photos [awaiting name]
 

HOK's high-rise tower stands out eccentrically against the urban landscape

ABU DHABI – The design for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company tower in the United Arab Emirates capital is motivated by the attitude 'less is more'.

School Campus Peer by Bekkering Adams. Photos Scagliola Brakkee
 

Bekkering Adams' school campus unifies the community

PEER – The Scholen van Morgen (Schools of Tomorrow) initiative, laid out by the Flemish government in 2006, continues to develop with the third largest of the 250 school projects.

Civil Engineering Faculty by Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje. Photos Damir Žižić
 

Five concrete screens create an open building, despite its narrow site

OSIJEK – For the first time, the University of Osijek's Faculty of Civil Engineering has its own home, courtesy of architects Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje.

Wadden Sea Centre by Dorte Mandrup Arkitektur. Photos Adam Mørk
 

Dorte Mandrup Arkitektur's low-lying extension emerges from the Danish mudflats

RIBE – The recently refurbished Wadden Sea Centre on the western coast of Denmark has opened an extra wing to create approximately 1000-sqm of additional exhibition space.

Mountain Hut by Peter Pichler Architecture and Pavol Mikolajcak. Photos Oskar Dariz / Jens Rüßmann
 

A mountain hut merges with the landscape like a fallen tree

BOLZANO – Milan-based firm Peter Pichler Architecture and local architect Pavol Mikolajcak have designed a restaurant and lounge for visitors to the Obereggen ski resort.

Experimentarium by CEBRA. Photos Adam Mørk
 

CEBRA's lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.

Out Now: Mark #68
Out Now: Mark #68
Media Library [Third-Place] by Dominique Coulon et Associés. Photos Eugeni Pons
 

A collection of bubbles gives Dominique Coulon & Associés free movement

THIONVILLE – With a fluid façade wrapping around the building like an unfurling ribbon, Media Library [Third-Place] has recently opened in the north east of France.

Jiaxing Island by AIM and MORE. Photos Dirk Weiblen
 

MORE and AIM challenge traditional Chinese urbanism

JIAXING – Ten years ago, the city was a mass of agricultural land. Now, it is surrounded by industrial buildings and residential compounds.

LIKO-Noe by Fránek Architects. Photos Jakub Skokan / Martin Tůma (BoysPlayNice)
 

Fránek Architects connects building research to the earth

SLAVKOV U BRNA – Originally constructed in 2015, the eco-friendly LIKO-Noe office building is now seeing results.

Parish Church by Moneo Brock. Photos Jorge Taboada / Moneo Brock
 

Moneo Brock's church is a modern interpretation of a recognizable typology

MONTERREY – The southern district of the third largest city in Mexico is expanding. In a development 15 km south of the city’s main plaza, the newest parish church can be found.