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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.

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy
 

Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
 

Mark A-to-Z: W is for Windows

‘When one door closes, a window opens,’ goes the saying.

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.

Vestre Fjordpark by ADEPT. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj
 

The city, the park, and the fjord reconnect through ADEPT’s architecture

AALBORG – ADEPT in collaboration with landscape architects GHB creates a new narrative around the Limfjord – the largest fjord landscape in Denmark.

Two Skins House by Veronica Arcos. Photo Cristobal Palma
 

Sharp edges define the geometric house by Veronica Arcos

PICHICUY – On the Chilean coast, the Pacific Ocean is in view from a geometric gem of a house designed by Veronica Arcos.

FOM University by J Mayer H. Photo David Franck & Patricia Parinejad
 

J. Mayer H. completes a university building imbued with mobility

DÜSSELDORF – The curvy design plays out not only as a fluid visual feed but enforces the suggested movement of students rushing through to lectures and courses.

 

Mark A-to-Z: V is for Views

Sometimes it’s views first, architecture second. Here are five projects that take us to the edge. 

Out Now: Mark #70
Out Now: Mark #70
People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen
 

Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …

Town Hall by cepezed. Photo Lucas van der Wee & Gert-Jan Vlekke
 

The Town Hall by Cepezed is a greenhouse for all

NAALDWIJK – Known for its horticulture in greenhouses, the Westland in the Netherlands can welcome a new ‘greenhouse’ with Cepezed’s town hall.

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
 

Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

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.