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Seoul-based architecture practice ArchiWorkshop has completed a new resort and museum in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. The complex, situated on a triangular site in Cheongpyeong Lake, consists of exterior space, art gallery, restaurant, welcome center, and glamping area.
Called Camptong Island and Museum, the 10,000-square-metre project is inspired by the land itself. The museum is embedded in the landscape while the guest pods are scattered on the landscape with setbacks.
"When I visited the triangular site in Cheongpyeong Lake, I felt as if I was floating on the lake. It was like standing on a prow. The whole site was composed of gneiss, giving it an image of hard and solid earth," said the architects.
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The World Architecture Festival has launched its 2019 edition for the 2019 WAF Awards and INSIDE Festival which will be held in Amsterdam on 4-6 December, 2019.
Celebrating its 12th edition this year, what makes the WAF distinguished is, only at WAF, you are judged by your peers, your heroes and the industry’s power players, all live. This is the only awards programme to offer such a rigorous and respected judging process.
Now accepting submissions under 33 categories, entries are open across Future Projects and Completed Buildings, projects of any size, type or budget have the chance to make the shortlist and go on to win a prestigious WAF trophy.
WOHA's Kampung Admiralty won the World Building of the Year 2018 (...)
24H, a competition branch of ideasforward, is calling for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled "Hypermega" in its 29th edition.
Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. 24H is an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. The eco design, sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the societies of the future and the involvement of the whole community is imperative.
In an era of globalization where communication was dominated by the technological revolution, there is the (...)
Studio Saxe has completed a new house composed of a steel boxes in the jungle that brings the outside in. The house, named Jungle Frame House, is located in Nosara, Costa Rica and is composed of a slope that went down into a beautiful creek that overlooks the jungle. Studio Saxe decided to create a large triple height space to be able to see the sky all the way from the bottom of the jungle floor and to appreciate the full scope of every tree that surrounds the house. This volume of space enclosed in glass is a powerful moment that brings shadows inside, natural ventilation and provides a place which is always surrounded by the jungle.
Covering a total of 340-square-metre space, the house is enlarged with w tropical atrium that bring (...)
Kengo Kuma and Associates' Odunpazari Modern Art Museum (OMM) is set to be opened in Eskişehir, Turkey in June 2019. Located in Eskişehir, northwest of Turkey, the new museum will house Erol Tabanca's collection of Turkish modern art in Eskişehir where the owner was born and raised.
OMM is located in Odunpazarı; a site nominated to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List. The OMM was founded by Turkish architect and art collector Erol Tabanca and the new 4,500-square-metre building will feature exhibition spaces, event venues, workshops, a café, and a museum shop. The architect first released preliminary design in 2017.
The project will realize the owner’s ambition to promote Turkish art and to make cultur (...)
International design an innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), Italo Rota Building Office, F&M Ingegneria and Matteo Gatto & Associati have won the international competition to design the Italian Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020.
The project is inspired by an ancient marine tradition, three boats will arrive in Dubai by sea and then be raised and turned upside down to become the very roof of the building. The Pavilion will be open from October 20th, 2020 to April 10th, 2021 in Dubai, U.A.E.
The Pavilion explores the ways in which "beauty connects people" – the theme of Italy’s participation in next year’s World’s Fair – paying tribute to the long history of explorers who, throughout th (...)
The Integrated Hub is designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas and presents a well woven collection urban activities-transit, recreation, landscape, high-rise and more, making up an enlivening complex. The project is symbolizes its location as China and Aedas explains that the hub will come up in Southeast Asia. However, the exact location is yet to be disclosed.The proposal emerged victorious in a competition amongst entries from around the world.
“The Integrated Hub is a focal development in the center of a vibrant regional district of a major Southeast Asian city. The project consists of four functional typologies: office, retail, civic and transport. Its design strives to organise and intertwine these varying programmes in a l (...)
Architectural Journalism & Criticism Organization, India aims to spread awareness about Architectural Writings and sow the seeds of inspiration to explore and to write about Architects, their works, philosophies and take it ahead out of the borders one lives in.
The organization founded by architect Pappal Suneja aims to spread awareness about this subject and sow the seeds of inspiration to explore and to write about Design, Architecture and allied fields. Architects must have an immediate connection with trending techniques. We need more of Architectural Writing because all reality is an act of perception; and until there is a perception of happening, it hasn’t happened yet.
Here are the Winners of Logo Design Com (...)
'Architectural Haiku' Writing Competition Series 1.0 floated by Architectural Journalism & Criticism Organisation, India announces the Winning Entries.
Theme described for the Competition was:
You can Penn down an architectural experience of yours in 17 Syllables in all!
Less is More! Try it Out!
(Here Haiku means a Japanese poem written in English of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.)
The citation goes to Shreya Sinha, B.Arch Student, School of Planning & Architecture
The Genius Loci
Where mind awakens itself
And enigma takes over.
Image © Shreya Sinha
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Paying attention to native cultural rules and trying to create tradition beside modernity have been some of the most important goals which Iranian young architects tries to do in contemporary architecture of Iran.
Jazmorian Museum, designed by Studio Eiraji (Design and Creation Studio based in Tehran) ad which has proposal status for Cultural Institute of Bonyad Museums of Iran, is one of these recent projects which the architects Dr. Javad Eiraji and Niloofar Rezaei have tried to create the mentioned factors in this project.
The project area covers 4,000 square meters and is located in Jazmorian, Qaleh Ganj, Kerman, Iran.
"Jazmorian", or "Jossmourian", is the name of a lake in Iran on the south side of Khorasan, Shahsa (...)