Articles tagged Angular

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
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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.

Benoit & Roselyne House by Dixneufquatrevingtsix. Photos Florian Kleinefenn
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Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix frames the landscape by merging structure and sculpture

NIMES – A modern extension has been added to Benoît and Roselyne's traditional farmhouse in the south of France in order to accommodate a growing family.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
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Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.

Ogden Centre Durham University by Studio Libeskind. Photos Hufton + Crow
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Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.

Terada House by Yoshiyasu Mizuno. Photos Yoshiharu Hama / Studio Melos
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Yoshiyasu Mizuno disguises the full scale of a timber house on a confined site

FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client’s plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.

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

Hollwich Kushner has transformed the former industrial building into a 21st century 'ideas factory'
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Hollwich Kushner’s angular elevation accommodates space for new ideas

PHILADELPHIA – An old paint factory has been renovated into a 21st century platform for innovation and social engagement at the University of Pennsylvania.

The frieze announces the exhibition programme thanks to a special arrangement of LED lights within the bricks. Photo Julian Salinas/Kuntsmuseum Basel
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Christ & Gantenbein construct a contemporary ruin in Basel

Christ & Gantenbein has given the extension to the Kunstmuseum Basel an archaic look.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
The Ulma Family Museum glows in poignant russet steel.
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Sharply designed museum commemorates Poles helping Jews during the Holocaust

MARKOWA – The recently opened Ulma Family Museum by Nizio Design International pays tribute to Poles saving Jewish people. The terminology of remembrance has rarely been displayed clearer.

The building resides in a medieval city with a rich historical background.
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J. Mayer H. unleashes an urban renewal project in a medieval city

JENA – In a city where the roots of history run deep, an imprint of modern architecture is making its presence known.

A bold, multifaceted volume sits comfortably among more conservative neighbours.
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House in Luxembourg by Polaris

LUXEMBOURG – Perched on a hillside in Luxembourg, a compact single-family home by Polaris Architects really stands out in some aspects; in others, it coolly blends in.

The extension was realised in the site rather than on it.
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House PLJ by Hertweck Devernois

SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE – The architects negotiated strict regulations by hiding a contemporary extension in the ground beneath an existing house.