Articles on Colour

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.

Out Now: Mark #69
Out Now: Mark #69
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.

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.

Out Now: Mark #69
Out Now: Mark #69
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.

Vendsyssel Theatre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Photos Adam Mørk
 

Schmidt Hammer Lassen's composition of cubes opens visual connections

HJØRRING – Vendsyssel Theatre is already famous as ‘Denmark’s first newly-built theatre in over a century (outside of Copenhagen).'

Copenhagen School by C.F. Møller Architects. Photos Adam Mørk
 

C.F. Møller Architects' pixelated façade generates a powerful secret

COPENHAGEN – There is an influx of new architecture in the Danish capital right now and, in the midst of the building rampage, the city's largest school was inaugurated last month.

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.