Archivo de la categoría: SANAA

Five Firms Selected for Final Stage of Sydney Art Gallery Expansion

Five practices have been selected to move on to the second stage of the Sydney Modern Project, a $450 million expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales (NSW). Of the twelve firms invited to participate in the competition, the… Sigue leyendo

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SANAA’s Plans For La Samaritaine in Paris Blocked Once Again

An appeals court has revoked permission for SANAA’s restoration of the landmark Art Deco La Samaritaine… department store in Paris. The plans, which would see a comprehensive overhaul of the 19th-century structure that finally shut its doors in 2005 following four decades in decline, would create Sigue leyendo

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SANAA’s First US Commission Since Pritzker, “The River” Underway in Connecticut

“The River,” SANAA’s first US commission since winning the 2010 Pritzker Prize, is currently underway in Connecticut. Designed by the Japanese practice in collaboration with OLIN, the meandering and almost transparent building will be built on a 75-acre preserve as… Sigue leyendo

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Japanese and Chilean Architects Collaborate to Design Houses for the Ochoalcubo Project

Ochoalcubo… (Eight-Cubed) is a pioneering project in Chile that seeks to unite leading Chilean and Japanese practices with ground-breaking architecture. The collaborative enterprise was started by Eduardo Godoy, a design impresario who began working in Chile in the 1980s and who has always been a strong advocate for innovative design and Sigue leyendo

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A Photographic Journey Through Zollverein: Post-Industrial Landscape Turned Machine-Age Playground

Derelict urban landscapes and abandoned spaces have always attracted adventurous explorers, searching for a peek into the world of a fallen industrial dystopia. That desire can be fulfilled by a visit to the Zollverein complex in Essen, Germany: once Europe’s largest… Sigue leyendo

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French Artist Turns Iconic Architecture into Quirky Animated GIF’s

The French “GIF artist”—welcome to the 21st century, everybody—Axel de Stampa has officially made time-lapse videos look like child’s play. In his new project, Animated Architecture, de Stampa spins, shifts, tops, and deconstructs some of the most visually distinctive contemporary buildings—all in endlessly entertaining GIF format. “In Architecture Animée, Axel de Stampa uses GIF format to develop a […]
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Which Architects Are Most Admired By Other Architects?

As part of their annual research for the World Architecture Top 100, Building Design (BD) has compiled a list of which architects are most admired by their colleagues from across the globe. Last year’s results were somewhat predictable, with Foster + Partners leading… Sigue leyendo

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Roof and Mushrooms by Nendo with Ryue Nishizawa (JP)

Roof and Mushrooms by Nendo with Ryue Nishizawa, photo: Daici Ano

Japanese designers Nendo have collaborated with architect Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA to create a wooden pavilion that flows down a steep hill face covered in luxurious vegetation on the campus of Kyoto University of Art and Design.     “The adjacent area is earmarked for a new grove of Japanese plum trees, and their fragrant […]
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