Articles on Colour

Villa X by Barcode Architects. Photo by Christian van der Kooy
 

Villa X by Barcode Architects marks the spot

BRABANT – Barcode Architects brings simplicity, material quality, and a contemporary appearance to a villa in Brabant, the Netherlands.

Building M by META. Photo Filip Dujardin
 

Concave concrete columns characterize META’s Building M

ANTWERP – The Belgian university building houses classrooms and a research centre for the rehabilitation sciences programme.

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
La Licorne by Périphériques. Photo Luc Boegly
 

Périphériques braids metallic fins over an office building

LAVAL – In this block dubbed la Licorne – translating to the Unicorn – gold and yellow fill the interior and overflows onto its exterior cladding.

Conservatoire by Jakob+MacFarlane. Photo Judith Bormand.
 

Jakob+MacFarlane coordinates a love triangle between dance, music and architecture

NOISY-LE-SEC – The Conservatoire, in the vicinity of the media centre and the theatre, opens up to the city centre and starts a dialogue about the cultural future of the area.

Spackhuggaren by Bornstein Lyckefors. Photo Mikael Olsson
 

Bornstein Lyckefors designs a little cube on the prairie

KÄRNA – Späckhuggaren, a one-and-a-half storey residence, displays honest construction methods and Falu-red coloured cladding.

Casa Verde by LDA.iMdA. Photo Courtesy of Architects
 

Casa Verde by LDA.iMdA shines a light on mental healthcare

SAN MINIATO – Like an emerald in a Tuscan hillside, the Casa Verde creates a precious environment for the vulnerable.

INET School by AZC and MSA. Photo Sergio Grazia
 

INET School by AZC and Michel Spitz shows off its smooth curves

STRASBOURG – Two seamless and smooth volumes are stacked one on top of the other, distinguishing themselves as a public mixed-use building at the corner of a busy crossroad.

IPARK towers by UNStudio. Photos Edmon Leong, Rohspace and Hyundai
 

UNStudio dresses up IPark towers to the nines

DAEGU – Get those smartphones up on drones for the newest Instagram-friendly architecture.

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Out Now: Mark #70
Impostor by les malcommodes. Photos Simon Parent
 

Impostor by Les Malcommodes catches the tourist gaze

QUEBEC CITY – The picturesque Quebec City welcomes a splash of colour on its waterfront with the new installation by Les Malcommodes.

Tower of Power by Göbl Architektur. Photos Bruno Klomfar
 

Göbl Architektur installs a self-sufficient power source for electric vehicles

VIENNA – The Tower of Power is a direct consequence of contemporary society's increased interest in electric vehicles.

House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro
 

Fala Atelier makes one plus fun equal five

PORTO – A 20th-century home in the centre of the Portuguese city has been adapted into five small studio flats of approximately 35 sq-m.

Waiting for water by Stefanie Rittler & Sascha Henken. Photos courtesy of the architect
 

A duo of designers takes a humoristic approach to climate change

AMSTERDAM – Stefanie Rittler and Sascha Henken knew each other from school but had never collaborated on a project before. That changed with the third edition of UrbanCampsite.