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© Tal Nisim Architects: DZL Architects Location: Ramat Hasharon, Israel Project Architect: Ayala Grunwald Schwartzberg Design Team: David Lebenthal, Ayala Grunwald Schwartzberg Area: 400.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Tal Nisim Technical Info: Itay Gil General Contractor: Tal Goldfarb Site Supervisor: kedem nihul Landscape Design: Pnina and Yaron Preliminary Design: […]

N House / DZL Architects

<a href=''>Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health / Frank Gehry</a>. Image © <a href=''>Flickr user kimberlyreinhart</a> licensed under <a href=''>CC BY-ND 2.0</a> This article was originally published by Common Edge as “The Politics of Architecture Are Not a Matter of Taste.” Late last month Current Affairs published an essay by Brianna Rennix […]

Hate Contemporary Architecture? Blame Economics, Not Architects

© Takuji Shimmura Architects: Atelier du Pont Location: 94200 Ivry-sur-Seine, France Area: 4100.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Takuji Shimmura Project Team: Claire Chauvois General Engineering: Berim Artistic Intervention: Atelier YokYok Project Managers: Eve Honnet, François Giannesini Acoustics: Gamba © Takuji Shimmura Text description provided by the architects. In Paris […]

Social Housing /Atelier du Pont

© Jordi Surroca Architects: Valor-Llimós Location: Carrer de Còrsega, 363, 08037 Barcelona, Spain Architects In Charge: Jaume Valor, con Marc Obradó, Elisabeth Sadurní Area: 5880.0 m2 Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Jordi Surroca Collaborators: Laura Llimós, Marc Abril, Aiguasol, L3J, GPO, Conrad Torras © Jordi Surroca 32 dwellings for elderly people, […]

CAP Cibeles / Valor-Llimós

© Bradley Glanzrock, Courtesy of Gerard & Kelly This article was originally published on the blog of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the largest platform for contemporary architecture in North America. The 2017 Biennial, entitled Make New History, will be free and open to the public between September 16, 2017 and January 6, 2018. […]

Choreographed Performance at Farnsworth House Explores “Queer Space” in the ...

© Laurian Ghinitoiu Earlier this month, Abu Dhabi’s much-awaited “universal museum,” the Louvre Abu Dhabi designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Jean Nouvel, was opened to the public. After several years of delays and problems including accusations of worker rights violations, revisions in economic strategies, and regional turmoil, the completion of the museum is a […]

Critical Round-Up: The Louvre Abu Dhabi by Jean Nouvel

© Jan Karol Gołębiewski Architects: BECZAK Location: Owczarnia, Poland Design Team: Magdalena Beczak, Maciej Beczak Area: 183.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Jan Karol Gołębiewski Visualizations: Jarek Borowski © Jan Karol Gołębiewski Text description provided by the architects. This house, located in Owczarnia, a village near Warsaw, to a large […]