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What influence do art and space have on the contemporary architectural design process? MoMA‘s most recent exhibition on architecture and design Conceptions of Space strives to answer this question. Themed under the umbrella of spatial relations, Curator Pedro Gadanho ruminates on the subject in a broad and philosophical sense. The exhibition delves into the topic using an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating research from French philosopher Michel Foucault on the subject of the expa

Truck-A-Tecture is a new exhibit hosted by cultural organization KANEKO, examining a new wave of mobile architecture and prefab structures. It consists of four structures designed by various American design studios that examine nomadism, the concept of home, transportation, and trucking culture. More topics such as sustainability and technology are subtly interwoven and examined within the exhibit. Pneumad is a structure by min l day, which is an inflatable dome-like structure that f

Architects: Sergi Pons Location: Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Construction Company: GdR Year: 2014 Photographs: Adrià Goula From the architect. It’s about an apartment renovation located in Les Corts neighborhood in Barcelona city, categorized circa the Nineteenth century. The owner, Yuna -from Japanese origin and settled in Spain- has twocats: Tau andMisha. Originally, the apartment was full with partition walls, and rooms and hallways seemingly placed at random. The first de

Architects: Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Project Area: 528.0 m2 Photography: Courtesy of Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop From the architect. Located in central Mumbai, our client builds a 6 story building, 2 for each apartment, we simultaneously perform 3 interior design projects for 3 different clients, all from the same family; parents, (an older couple) and 2 families of young couples with children, each with different needs and pers

These contemporary wall shelf designs from Ontwerpduowere diligently design not only for our living room space and family room but also for our bed space also. Through that understanding, the concept of this shelf was combine the entire need and function of a shelf itself. Actually, we can decorate and make this shelf by ourselves if we have the material and know the main concept of the shelf design. Since the main concept of these accessories was the wood wall shelves ideas, so here we have to

he green house hill plans from Bruce Bolander Architectwas give new appearance and inspirational idea if we want to build a house in the hill. The whole layout of this house was decorated with theme of getting closer with the nature. Furthermore, we will see the simple and neatly decoration from this house hill if see from the front line until the back side of this house. Completed with the open air balcony ideas, this space was place close with the living room and dining room that design adjoi

Architects: tp3 architekten Location: 4680 Haag am Hausruck, Austria Year: 2013 Photographs: Mark Sengstbratl From the architect. The existing property and residence of postwar years was already rebuilt in the 90ies of the last century. Now it has been extended to an ensemble by an additional building. The open courtyard was completed and the existing garage partially built on. Special attention was paid to the completion of the structure and the employment of corresponding materials. A

Architects: Architect Show Location: Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Masahiko Sato Area: 135.0 sqm Photographs: Toshihisa Ishii From the architect. K5-house [house of slow life] was built in natural environment of the countryside of Kurume city in Fukuoka. Site is in quiet countryside and many families live there happily with each other for quite a long time. So I design this house with the concept of harmonizing architecture and natural environment to make the f

With rising construction costs and a shortage of workers and materials happening in Japan due to earthquake recovery and preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, new construction methods need to be figured out. APOLLO Architects & Associates Co., Ltd. were approached by a couple to design a home in the Nakano ward of Tokyo that would have a short lead time and would adhere to a tight budget and the result is FRAME. Instead of using regular wooden frameworks, they decided to use e

When someone is in the public eye as much as Frank Gehry, it’s easy for them to be misrepresented in the media. Fortunately, this interview by Architectural Record’s editor-in-chief Cathleen McGuigan sets the record straight: Gehry doesn’t consider himself as an artist, and he doesn’t think of architecture as sculpture (despite what he once said). He is however hugely influenced by the way artists work, inventing ways to make things when it might otherwise be thought im

Architects: APOLLO Architects & Associates Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Satoshi Kurosaki Area: 190.0 sqm Year: 2007 Photographs: Masao Nishikawa Structure Engineer: Masaki Structure (Kenta Masaki) Facility Engineer: Shimada Architects (Zenei Shimada) Construction: JP home From the architect. The site is located in a residential area on a plateau in Yokohama-city. The characteristic façade is designed with exposed concrete and wooden lattice

Click here to view the embedded video. Imagine yourself standing at a glowing threshold between reality and make believe, watching as mythical creatures dash across trees and into other dimensions. Imagine a world where the glimmer of fairies is reflected on a forest floor illuminated by trees of all colours; a world where a sea of stars transforms into an imaginary wolf, standing sentinel over its fairy tale universe. This enchanted world exists, thanks to the creatives at Moment Factory. In

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