Articles on Process

Casa Tumán by Studio Selva. Photos Nicolás Saieh

Studio Selva's hands-on experience reveals a new side of architecture

PUERTECILLO – Architects Johan Selbing and Alondra Paz Vargas spent five months on site in Chile, stripping eucalyptus branches, mixing mud and stacking straw bales.

Fire Wall by Bekkring Adams Architects. Photos Bekkring Adams Architects

3D printing is making an impression on concrete

MATERIALS – Bekkering Adams tests the partnership of concrete and technology in a tangible way, with the proposal Fire Wall.


Ben van Berkel talks about his new book Knowledge Matters published by Frame

In 2013, UNStudio organised itself as an 'open-source architecture studio'. Sharing the outcome of the move in this interview, Ben van Berkel also discusses his new book Knowledge Matters.

The structure stands for more than is visible to the eye.

Tom Emerson's ETH students build a floating Pavilion of Reflections for Manifesta 11

ZÜRICH – The ETH professor and architect whose students designed and built the impressive pavilion speaks to Mark about the philosophy behind his work.

The off-grid installation is prepared for both everyday and emergency scenarios.

MIT reveals innovative design for urban resilience

CAMBRIDGE – Architects are usually either concerned with creating structures that will prevent the impact of natural forces, or with the reconstruction when these structures fail.

The school created as part of the Re:Build project accommodates 125 students, located in Queen Rania Park.

Re:Build project provides a safeguard for Syrian refugees

AMMAN – Re-deployable building systems provide a safe shelter for displaced populations in Jordan.

The processes that the diving bell spider uses to build its webs has inspired inspires this year’s pavilion.

ICD x ITKE pavilion innovates construction methods with biological processes

STUTTGART – The Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) use computational and robotic processes for temporary …

Proposal No. 6 extends the concept of its Zurich predecessor to Berlin by allowing visitors to stay overnight alongside the displayed artwork.

Jeremie Maret's conceptual art space prototypes the prototypical

BERLIN – Zurich gallery THE PROPOSAL first opened in 2011 with the idea of offering an unprecedented intimacy between art and viewer.

The building sits to the north of a rail embankment in Paris’s 13th arrondissement.

Pushed Slab by MVRDV

PARIS – Those working in the new building will have access to a variety of covered, outdoor spaces where the floor plates intersect and overlap.

Underwood Pavilion is composed of fifty-six light-weight modules.

Underwood Pavilion by Gernot Riether and Andrew Wit

MUNCIE – A digital design-build studio created this traveling pavilion using parametrically designed tensegrity modules.

The Dongdaemun Design Plaza bears the architects' signature sensuous formal vocabulary and futuristic monumentality.

Dongdaemun Design Plaza by Zaha Hadid Architects

DONGDAEMUN – Zaha Hadid and long-term collaborator Patrik Schumacher's have completed a project in the historically charged Jung District in Seoul, South Korea.

The project asserts the team’s interest towards biological structural models and the efficiency of their morphology.

Studies in Recursive Lattices by EZCT Architecture & Design Research

ORLÉANS – ArchiLab serves as a platform for creative experiments, tackling current challenges arising within the now greatly-diversified architectural practice.