15 May

Wine Lounge of Casal Da Coelheira / Modo Arquitectos Associados


© José Damas – PopCom Architects: Modo Arquitectos Associados Location: 2205 Tramagal, Portugal Area: 352.86 …

13 May

Local Architecture transforms 1960s house into Swiss embassy for Ivory Coast

Mixed Use

Angular concrete columns surround this extension to a 1960s villa in the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan, which Local Architecture …

08 May

Brutalism and Culture: How St Peter’s Seminary is Already Shining in its Second Life

Mixed Use

Built in 1966, St. Peter’s Seminary is hidden away in a forest 20 miles outside …

26 Apr

Bureau SLA updates former naval base in Amsterdam with flag-inspired window screens


Geometric screens based on flag designs flank the windows of this former marine base in Amsterdam, which …

23 Apr

MVRDV replaces Chanel store’s traditional facade with glass bricks that are "stronger than concrete"


MVRDV has used a pioneering glass technology to replace the brick facade of a former …

06 Apr

Edoardo Tresoldi uses wire mesh to reconstruct ancient Roman church in Italy


Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi has used wire to recreate an early Christian church on an archaeological site …

05 Apr

LOCALARCHITECTURE transforms an Ivorian villa into a new home for a Swiss embassy


ABIDJAN – A Lausanne-based firm contributes to Côte d’Ivoire’s post-colonial modernist architecture with a new …

03 Apr

Architects Freyke Hartemink and Jarrik Ouburg insert a restaurant in Amsterdam’s oldest chapel


AMSTERDAM – In reference to Restaurant Vermeer’s temporary premise, local architect Jarrik Ouburg explains: ‘Similar …

09 Jun

Sliding Wall Maximizing Space in New York Micro-Home: The Five to One Apartment


Five to One Apartment by MKCA is a project that takes micro-housing to a new, …