Articles on Concrete

 

OMA repurposes four warehouses into a collection of configurable spaces

Dubai – A group of warehouses on Alserkal Avenue in the industrial quarter of Al Qouz  promotes cultural activities and the collaboration of artistic disciplines within the area.

 

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.

 

Arturo Franco describes his latest project as 'a catalogue of solutions'

Cáceres – Arturo Franco is perhaps most famously known in the industry for realising multiple interventions in the Matadero warehouse complex (former slaughterhouse) in Madrid.

 

Bord Studio bottles a big atmosphere into a small stadium

BUDAPEST – The building's namesake previously played for his home town and his country but the architect has another name for the 5000-seat stadium: The Football Capsule.

 

A high-density structure by Heesoo Kwak feels light enough to blow away

BUSAN – South Korea's second most populated city is no stranger to modern architecture. Waveon beach cafe joins the concrete crusade on a hill that overlooks the glittering shore.

 

Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships

QUEBEC CITY – The design of a private residence piques the interest of passing bears and accommodates the client's wishes for a platform to take in the sublime views.

 

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.

 

3D printing is making an impression on concrete

MATERIALS – Bekkering Adams tests the partnership of concrete and technology in a tangible way, with the proposal Fire Wall.

 

A concrete tent creates a space void of domestic 'extras'

OAXACA – A tiny house designed as a holiday home for a couple in Mexico is one of young architect Aranza de Ariño's first professional projects.

 

Students receive vertical learning in Manhattan

NEW YORK – The Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler features a 14-storey cascade for informal study.

 

NPS Tchoban Voss thinks outside the box with scattered concrete frames

BERLIN – In Berlin's borough of Mitte, Ackerstrasse 29 stands out from the crowd as a residential building with a rather uncommon external appearance.

 

Idom's tough concrete cube makes a bold brutalist statement

LIMA – The Lima Convention Centre in peru caters to the urban business population in both a functional and aesthetic sense.