Articles on Metallic

House 33 by Marchi Architects. Photo Fernando Guerra
 

House 33 by Marchi Architects lives out of the Symbioz car

FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.

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.

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. 

Platinium by Tetrarc. Photo Marie-Caroline Lucat
 

Platinium by Tetrarc has a heart of gold and a silver skin

MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.

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.

Morechon School by rk Studio. Photo Dominique Uldry
 

Rk Studio blankets a school extension in a metal cloak

SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.

IN 3 by Jean Verville. Photos Maxime Brouillet
 

Jean Verville orchestrates three minimalist installations

MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
 

Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold
 

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold

There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.

Pop XYZ by Triptyqye. Photos Fernando Guerra
 

Triptyque's residential complex creates a dual-façade across many faces

SÃO PAULO – As one of the world's most populated cities, São Paulo has more than its fair share of high-rise architecture and is home to many of Brazil's tallest skyscrapers.

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
 

Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.