Articles on Roof

Mill 24 by Caramel Architects. Photos Hertha Hurnaus
 

Caramel Architects squeezes a complete living experience into a roof space

VIENNA – For quite some time, residents in the Austrian capital have relied on the ability to extend their townhouses vertically, converting roof space into extra quarters for living.

Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
 

Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.

Keukenhof by Mecanoo. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

Mecanoo frames the Dutch skies with timber triangles

LISSE – Keukenhof is one of the largest flower gardens in the world. In time for this year's opening, a gatehouse was realised to give the attraction a proper entrance.

Football Capsule by Bord Studio. Photos Gyorgy Palko
 

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.

Terada House by Yoshiyasu Mizuno. Photos Yoshiharu Hama / Studio Melos
 

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.

High House by Delordinaire. Photos Olivier Blouin
 

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.

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.

Casa Lautaro by Felipe Alarcón. Photos Pablo Casals Aguirre
 

Felipe Alarcón looks to the sky for a renovation that keeps memories intact

LINARES – It is a prerequisite for an architect to consider aesthetics and structural integrity. Less often considered is phenomenology and tapping into the attachment of place.

Utrecht Central Station by Benthem Crouwel Architects. Photos Jannes Linders
 

Benthem Crouwel Architects' undulating steel waves entice more travellers

UTRECHT – The largest and busiest train station in the Netherlands has tripled in size and is now significantly more prepared to serve the expected increase in commuters.

University of California Art Museum by SO-IL, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Whiting-Turner. Photos Iwan Baan
 

A three-way collaboration breaks down indoor and outdoor perceptions

DAVIS – West of Sacramento, the University of California's new art museum has a patchwork roof that mimics the patterns from the surrounding farmland.

The tiled-roof of the cathedral is now a distinctive form in the undulating setting of Kericho’s hills and valleys. Photo Edmund Sumner
 

Kericho Cathedral stands prominent amongst tea plantations

KERICHO – John McAslan + Partners has recently completed a cathedral in the tea growing county of Kericho in Kenya.

Wood floors and furnishings and a paper ceiling draw on both the forested setting and traditional Japanese architecture.
 

Tetsuo Kobori Architects enlivens a research facility with natural forces

HAMAMATSU – In its new research and development building, a Japanese automotive filtration company can take inspiration from the environment for its innovations.