Articles on Brick

Social Housing by Metek. Photo Didier Boy De la Tour, Irina Productions, and Metek
 

The city of light just got brighter with Metek’s social housing project

PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it. 

Bayford Mews by pH+. Photo Agnese Sanvito
 

Brick-clad Bayford Mews by pH+ weaves itself into the urban fabric

LONDON – Eccentricity is toned down and replaced by order and ingenuity in the design of Bayford Mews, a three-unit residential building.

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Patzcuaro courthouse by Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Photo Onnis Luque & Rafael Gamo
 

A new complex by TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo brings order in the court

PÁTZCUARO – Tired of the same old drab courtrooms you see in Suits or old re-runs of Law & Order? Fear not, TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo designed a judicial …

Cubic Houses by ADEPT. Photos Rasmus Hjortshøj – COAST
 

Cubic houses by ADEPT shift and slide into place

COPENHAGEN – ADEPT create a dynamic residential block that’ll make you look twice and think that it could maybe move on its own.

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi
 

A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital by Sheppard Robson. Photos Tristan McLaren
 

Sheppard Robson's domestic-scale hospital puts children at ease

JOHANNESBURG – The official opening of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital is the realisation of a dream to improve the facilities available to treat seriously ill children.

Mark A-to-Z: B is for Brick
 

Mark A-to-Z: B is for Brick

For centuries, the humble brick has proven its worth as a structurally reliable building material.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris
 

KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
Brakel Police Station by ORGPERMOD. Photos Filip Dujardin
 

ORG's giant-scaled structure plays with aesthetic deception

BRAKEL – The new police station in a largely-agricultural community in Belgium isn't quite what it seems.

Matryoshka House by Shift. Photos Noortje Knulst
 

Shift's Matryoshka House questions the relationship between living spaces

Rotterdam – A run-down townhouse has been fixed up into two high-end apartments, stripped down to its bare bones with smaller elements suspended in the tall voids.

Lot D by Petitdidier Prioux. Photos Sergio Grazia
 

Petitdidier Prioux manufactures green space within a brick development

Paris – The 109 apartments of Lot D complete the residential complex on the grounds of the former Boucicaut Hospital.

Saint Caralampio’s Shed by Arturo Franco. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

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.