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#mixeduse facility for Paris

Kengo Kuma and Associates have repurposed an existing warehouse in Paris, France to provide education spaces, a gym and housing. Located close to commuter rail links this…

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#stadia kickstart #urbandesign

This RIBAJ article is an interesting read on the potential for sports complexes and arenas to act as an anchor for regeneration and development of…

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Cities safer by design

The World Resources Institute has published the design guide, Cities Safer by Design. In summary, Many of the world’s cities can become safer, healthier places by…

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Street furniture

Simple change in materials creates a place to pause or socialise in this urban retail setting. The inset lighting and benches work well to provide…

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#centralstation Moscow – Architectural Bureau [WALL]

The lack of investment in the urban fabric around Moscow’s Paveletskaya Central Station has hampered potential development in the surrounding area. Consequently in 2015, the…

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5 Steps to Creating High-Performance Communities

Communities should have energy and water-saving systems, but at a high level there also needs to be a more holistic approach to creating a sense…

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James Wines Architect – interview

I have long been fascinated with the work of SITE as innovators in urban design and environmental thinking. I enjoy the challenge that their work…

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Sustainable cities from wood

It is widely accepted that using wood in building construction can be effective at reducing carbon emissions from the process. Imagine the sustainable benefits of…

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#Drones to map the future urban landscape

Change is coming… Urban Design Drones Share this reboot

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Micro Apartment Complex #sustainable #urbandesign

55 Micro apartments in the complex of which 22 are New York “affordable.” This is not new but I am big believer that this is…

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sculptural museum

The museum appears hewn from slabs of earth toned rock with the fissures leading to connected views of the interior spaces. The imagery is carried…

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Brewery Power Plant #sustainability #regeneration

A former brewery complex is transformed in to a tri-gen power plant in Sydney, Australia. The client and design team needs to be commended for…

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Inside Beijing’s airpocalypse – a city made ‘almost uninhabitable’ by pollution

Lessons from the next world power… Inside Beijing’s airpocalypse – a city made ‘almost uninhabitable’ by pollution | Cities | The Guardian: (Via www.theguardian.com) Share…

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Inclusivity as Architectural Program: A Reflection on Vancouver’s Woodward’s Redevelopment Five Years On (ArchDaily)

Inclusivity as Architectural Program: A Reflection on Vancouver’s Woodward’s Redevelopment Five Years On:   Officially opened in 2010, the Woodward’s Redevelopment project designed by Vancouver based…

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UNSTABLE’s AMAZE Installation Takes Visitors on a Vivid Multisensory Journey (ArchDaily)

UNSTABLE’s AMAZE Installation Takes Visitors on a Vivid Multisensory Journey:   Colorful lights dance across translucent panels, illuminating the backdrop of Toronto’s glowing downtown high-rises.…

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24Sailing World Championship Facilities / AZPML

I applaud the simplicity of this design…   24Sailing World Championship Facilities / AZPML: Architects: AZPML Location: Santander, Cantabria, Spain Area: 2000.0 sqm Year: 2014…

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Trampoline Bridge

As the larger cities compete for quality spaces, building over the waterways that often feature alongside the prime real estate is a real option. Not…

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Annual Flat Lot Competition winner

 Temporary summer pavilion competition winner… Flint’s Flat Lot Competition Has Its Inaugural Winner  (Via Archinect.com Feed.) Share this reboot

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