This set of gardens was designed and built for the 11th Sharjah Biennial, directed by the Japanese curator Yuko Hasegawa. After developing a strategy to urbanize the existing heritage area of Sharjah, the design proposed a set of pavilions that compl
Dar Al Jinaa and Dar Al Riffa are two similar buildings, part of an urban renewal project in the historic center of Muharraq in Bahrain. The ambition is to give a public face to the ancient community of pearl divers and their musical and cultural tra
Facing the Sicilian coasts and with the imposing presence of Mount Etna in the distance, forty-six freestanding columns stand eight meters tall along the waterfront promenade of Reggio Calabria, forming an orthogonal grid over the sinuous scheme of t
Located in an ecological farm alongside the Yang Cheng Lake in Kunshan, not far from Shanghai, the project consists of four small-scale public buildings, the most important ones being the Harvest Pavilion and the visitor center. The Harvest Pavilion,
The M Woods Entrance Revitalization is an urban renewal project in the 798 Art Zone of Beijing. The site was originally an abandoned industrial warehouse and then started functioning as an art museum from 2014 onwards. The museum management decided t
The sales office is covered with a metallic mesh skin that protects the building from direct sunlight, thus saving energy by optimizing thermal behavior. The steel fabric enhances a subtle and poetic contact between the landscape and the interior...
The site of the residence slightly slopes in both a northward and southward direction. A cyprus pine grove acts as a windbreaker, providing protection against the Australian region’s prevailing southwesterly winds. A 30x30-meter parasol, a light meta
The heart of the new Parque de Vallmora near Masnou (Barcelona) is a large equipped promenade that also serves as a grand balcony or mirador over the city. One of the most unique facilities built in the park is an ‘insect hotel’: a place that provide
Play-time is a project for seven short-term rental apartments in the Madrid district of Ciudad Lineal. The developer chose the place with the idea of searching for ‘an oasis in the middle of the city,’ and the project intends to intensify that condit
Blox is a mixed use building that takes up a strategic position in the historic waterfront of the city, between the culturally rich Slotsholmen district and the city center. The project creates new links between these areas, respecting traffic at str
A wavy skin of textile appearance wraps this 134 meter-tall office building located in the district of Hongkou, in Shanghai. The tower contains 95,000 square meters of office space in 29 stories (private units in the higher floors, shared workplaces
Ever since human beings began to handle metals around 6,000 B.C., the development of metallurgy has been associated with humanity’s revolutions – not only the technological, but also the economic, social, and cultural ones.
Después de una década dedicados a la experimentación y al desarrollo de nuevos mecanismos de diseño, Cristina Díaz Moreno y Efrén García Grinda han construido, desde su estudio madrileño AMID [cero9] un edificio de programa híbrido para una empresa d
Placing the starting point of Dominique Perrault’s architecture in the concern for materiality seems obvious. The architect has clear preferences: the list of materials used can be reduced to metal, in all its forms, and, of course, glass. There is n