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The Raleigh Architecture Company designed a pair of homes in close proximity to one another as urban infill housing. Edentwin consists of two houses side-by-side on a tight lot in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, which share a central courtyard. The compact houses reside in an area that has strict zoning laws that limit the size of footprints, so sharing the land helps to maximize outdoor space for both residents. 554 Edenton Street (on left) and 556 Edenton Street (on right) were b

Wangjing SOHO; Beijing, China / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Feng Chang Zaha Hadid Architects' Wangjing SOHO in Beijing has won the 2014 Emporis Skyscraper Award. Chosen by an international panel of experts from more than 300 skyscrapers, the three-tower 200-meter-tall development is the first skyscraper in China to ever win the award. The judges were impressed by its "excellent energy efficiency and its distinctive design, which gives the complex a harmonious and organic mome

© Thomas Jantscher Architects: Actescollectifs Architectes Location: Crans-Montana, 3963 Montana, Switzerland Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Thomas Jantscher, Courtesy of Actescollectifs Architectes Structural Engineer: Bonvin Louis & Fils Hvac Engineer: BTC Sàrl Electrical Engineer: Domotech Systems Sàrl Co

Yes! It’s another church conversion! Evolution Design are the ones responsible for this conversion of a boutique chapel in Forest-in-Teesdale, England, United Kingdom. The Chapel on the Hill, set in the lush North Pennines, keeps its historic exterior while transforming the inside into a quaint, modern home. The holiday cottage was originally in a sad state of disrepair having sat vacant for many years. The goal was to bring the structure back to life, letting visitors appreciat

Winner: Whitehorse Manor School; London / Hayhurst and Co. Image © Anthony Coleman The Architectural Review has revealed the winners of its 2015 AR School Awards, which honor excellent educational design, ranging from kindergartens to universities. The awards seek to recognize “transformative, leading edge projects from around the world,” “challenging and inspiring architects to reflect more deeply on the purpose of architecture and its relationship to the wider world.”Th

Rothschild Tower. Photo by Diana Carta Courtesy Richard Meier & Partners Architects Richard Meier & Partners is pleased to announce Richard Meier: Process and Vision at Mana Contemporary Chicago in partnership with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.Richard Meier’s international body of work is acclaimed for its timeless, classic design from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona to the Getty Center in Los Angeles to Rome’s Jubilee Church. Each proje

Architect Leandro Garcia designed the Perdizes Apartment for a young couple who have an affinity for both architecture and design. The modest 65 square meter (700 square foot) apartment is carefully laid out to make the most of its space. Located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, the interior is light and bright, helped by the windows from the terrace. The kitchen was merged with the living room to provide a more open space, which allowed for a dining room table. Details were kept

The word activist, long part of the vocabulary of social causes and political engagements, is an identifier gaining currency in architecture. As an era of “star architects” fades to be replaced by a generation eager to tackle local issues for everyday citizens, the shift has become the calling card of Santiago-based Grupo TOMA. Produced by ArchDaily as part of our partnership with The Architectural Review, the above film profiles the group of five friends – Mathias Klen

© Fernando Alda Architects: Felipe Assadi, Francisca Pulido Location: Los Vilos, Los Vilos, Coquimbo Region, Chile Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Fernando Alda Collaborator: Alejandra Araya © Fernando Alda From the architect. The commission was for a pavilion bordering a tennis court that could handle four progr

Dwell Development out of Seattle has been paving the way for green building in recent years. Their latest sets another milestone for the company with the completion of the first 5-Star Built Green Live/Work homes in the Seattle area. The two four-bedroom, two-bath homes sit next to each other and offer people an alternative to having to commute to an office. On the ground level floors, each unit houses an open office that spans over 700 square feet of commercial space so you simply h

MUPPette. Image Courtesy of Gensler In manufacturing, the dramatic recent expansion in the capabilities of 3D printing has threatened to revolutionize the way that things are made. In architecture though, while 3D printing has been received with enthusiasm its translation to the increased scale of buildings has been challenging. Most solutions to this problem have focused on increasingly large printers and the incorporation of existing principles of prefabrication - how

Courtesy of Parka – Architecture & Design Architects: Parka Location: Saint-Apollinaire, QC G0S, Canada Client: Saint-Apollinaire City/ Town Council Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Courtesy of Parka – Architecture & Design Courtesy of Parka – Architecture & Design From the architect. On June 7th, Saint-

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