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Architects: Shatotto Location: Chittagong, Bangladesh Year: 2013 Photographs: Courtesy of Shatotto From the architect. Chittagong a southern city located in the tropical area of Bangladesh. the heavy south west wind flowing from the bay of Bengal and round the year scorchy sun are two major considerations for the design. The use of “mathal” a traditional hat that farmers in this region wear during harvesting to help protect them from rain and sun helped to understand the design phi

Architects: Architect Show Location: Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Masahiko Sato Builder: Shiraishi construction Co.,Ltd Area: 195.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Toshihisa Ishii From the architect. A2-house which has another name [shell house] was built in Fukuoka city. Site is located on the area where there are crowed by residences and shops. North of site is contact with a busy industrial road. To satisfy the needs of owner [A house that family can live in

Architects: Triopton Architects Location: Athens, Greece Design Team: Hysolli Edis, Sergios Eleftherios, Vourliotis Dimitrios Area: 62 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Dimitris Kleanthis Construction: K-Constructions Supervising: Triopton Architects From the architect. The newly designed restaurant, Pitulka Eatery by Triopton Architects in Victoria Athens, adds a modern touch to the area with a sensibility to materials, culture and lifestyle. Defined as the “ancient pie”, the word Pitulka i

Architects: Untaller Location: Carrer Empordà, Girona, Spain Architects In Charge: Nacho Ferrer Orenga, Pepe Cortes Year: 2008 Photographs: Lluís Casals Surveyor: Alfons Brugué Soler Interiors: Marife Bellaubí Guardia, Laura Teres Soler, Nacho Umbert Barrera Industrial Designer: Yago Sarri Mata Structure: Nb-35 Barcelona Installations: Pgi Girona Construction: And S.A From the architect. The location of the winery is a response to different factors. On one hand, it needed to be near th

Architects: 3+1 architekti Location: Předlice, Czech Republic Area: 458 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Pavel Plánička Cooperation: Tereza Řeháková Plot Size: 6,066 m2 Enclosure: 3,900 m3 From the architect. The building of the former stables is part of the farming complex founded around 1870. Size and location of the building is the key to the layout of the whole farm. Along with similarly large barn on the southern edge of the property it defines large yard area and establishes the compl

Architects: Valerio Dewalt Train Associates Location: Chicago, IL, USA Architects Personnel: Joseph Valerio, FAIA; David Jennerjahn, AIA; Louis Ray, AIA; Steve Droll, AIA; Brad Pausha, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Kurt Volkman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Robert Webber, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Kathryn Soven, LEED AP BD+C; Lauren Shelton, AIA, LEED AP Area: 53,839 sqft Year: 2014 Photographs: Steve Hall – Hedrich Blessing Project Manager: CR Daccord, Chicago, IL General Contractor: Lend Lease, Chicago, IL I

Architects: Ecker Architekten Location: Buchen, Germany Area: 160 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Brigida González Structural Engineer: Ingenieurbüro Kist und Theilig, Mosbach Client: Wohnen und Pflege im Sonnengarten, Haus Buchen – Sun Garden Foundation From the architect. The setting of the building is a sloped site, bordered on one side by a road leading to a barn and a garden waste depository. The opposite side fronts the cutting and kitchen gardens, a much-loved feature of the ‘

Architects: Babin+Renaud Location: Le Mans, France Area: 28,198 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Cécile Septet Associate Architects: Oab Technical Research For Fluides And Structure: Grontmij Sechaud Bossuyt Technical Research For Walls: Vs-A Economics: Tohier Acoustics: Ase International Staging: Daniel Darbois Staging Workshop: Pascal Payeur Landscape Architect: Michel Desvigne Lighting Design: Light Cibles Multiplex Arrangement And Signing: Ora Ïto Client: Le Mans Cost: €75.40m From the

The much anticipated Time Space Existence collateral event at Palazzo Bembo and Palazzo Mora for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale brought together a diverse group of 100 architects from six continents in an “extraordinary combination.” Summoned by the Dutch non-profit Global Arts Affairs Foundation, the exhibitions the architects were asked to produce documents current developments and thoughts in architecture, highlighting fundamental questions by discussing the philosophica

Architects: Tzannes Associates Location: Woollahra NSW, Australia Year: 2009 Photographs: Murray Fredericks From the architect. The site is located on a busy intersection in a heritage conservation area of Woollahra. The brief was to add a 2 bedroom residence with an entrance separate from the existing showroom. Special considerations included the requirements to minimise noise from Ocean Street and maintain visual privacy within their home. The architectural response was to minimi

Re-Creation is a two-part installation based on a concept by Anssi Lassila. One part of the installation was constructed by a Finnish master carpenter and his team, and the other by a Chinese team. Together the two parts of the installation strike up a subtle and complex dialogue between the architects and local builders. Presented by the pavilion designed by Alvar Aalto in 1956, the installation “takes a stand on our relationship with the modern legacy and its tradition of internationa

Architects: Otta Albernaz Arquitetura Location: Jambeiro, São Paulo, Brasil Architects in Charge: Tatiana Macedo Otta, Eduardo Simabuguro Albernaz Project Area: 360 sqm Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Eduardo Simabuguro Albernaz From the architect. The architecture, almost diluted in the landscape, is revealed gradually to prying eyes. Its private and discreet facade houses a lively and exciting interior. Trees create spaces, draw the shape, assist in the feedback of the project and pr

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