Articles tagged Concrete

Football Capsule by Bord Studio. Photos Gyorgy Palko
Sport

Bord Studio bottles a big atmosphere into a small stadium

BUDAPEST – The building’s namesake previously played for his home town and his country but the architect has another name for the 5000-seat stadium: The Football Capsule.

Waveon Cafe by Heesoo Kwak / IDMM Architects. Photos Kim Jaeyoun
Hospitality

A high-density structure by Heesoo Kwak feels light enough to blow away

BUSAN – South Korea’s second most populated city is no stranger to modern architecture. Waveon beach cafe joins the concrete crusade on a hill that overlooks the glittering shore.

Billboard: Pre-Sale Book Schemata
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High House by Delordinaire. Photos Olivier Blouin
Residential

Delordinaire plays with the archetype of a home to create interesting relationships

QUEBEC CITY – The design of a private residence piques the interest of passing bears and accommodates the client’s wishes for a platform to take in the sublime views.

Civil Engineering Faculty by Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje. Photos Damir Žižić
Education

Five concrete screens create an open building, despite its narrow site

OSIJEK – For the first time, the University of Osijek’s Faculty of Civil Engineering has its own home, courtesy of architects Dinko Peračić and Roman Šilje.

Fire Wall by Bekkring Adams Architects. Photos Bekkring Adams Architects
Installation

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.

Casa Tiny by Aranza de Ariño. Photos Edmund Sumner
Mark Magazine

A concrete tent creates a space void of domestic 'extras'

OAXACA – A tiny house designed as a holiday home for a couple in Mexico is one of young architect Aranza de Ariño’s first professional projects.

Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler. Photos Iwan Baan
Mark Magazine

Students receive vertical learning in Manhattan

NEW YORK – The Vagelos Education Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler features a 14-storey cascade for informal study.

Ackerstrassa 29 by NPS Tchoban Voss. Photos Werner Huthmacher
Residential

NPS Tchoban Voss thinks outside the box with scattered concrete frames

BERLIN – In Berlin's borough of Mitte, Ackerstrasse 29 stands out from the crowd as a residential building with a rather uncommon external appearance.

Lima Convention Centre by Idom. Photos Antonio Serrentino
Mark Magazine

Idom's tough concrete cube makes a bold brutalist statement

LIMA – In a location that is locally referred to as the ‘Cultural Centre of the Nation’, the Lima Convention Centre in Peru caters to the urban business population in both a functional and …

Les Closiaux Gymnasium by Dominique Coulon et Associés. Photos Eugeni Pons
Sport

A levitating ceiling and a floating concrete slab

CLAMART – Dominique Coulon & Associés has a self-confessed signature style of oblique, bold volumes that distort depending on the viewing angle. The newly completed gymnasium Les Closiaux, …

Faena Forum, Faena Bazaar and Faena Park by OMA. Photos Iwan Baan
Mixed Use

A trio of concrete structures by OMA completes Faena’s Miami dream

MIAMI – The story of the mid-beach Faena District began with one man’s dream of transformation. Now, the final stage of the USD 1 billion (EUR 928 million) investment has been completed.

Three of the elevations remain vertical while the fourth has a closer relationship to the Central Green park on the east side
Office

Double-curved concrete façade by BIG bows to its nautical inspiration

PHILADELPHIA – Inspired by the site’s historic naval links, 1200 Intrepid Avenue is a modern and considered office building with a twist.