Las Plastic Chairs de Charles y Ray Eames se encuentran entre los diseños más importantes de la historia del mueble. Tras su presentación inicial en el concurso "Low Cost Furniture Design" (Diseño de muebles de bajo coste) organizado por el Museo de
Designed by Orio Guimerá and Jinco, Font Barcelona’s 5.1 series of lighting mechanisms consists of plaques of brushed stainless steel that can come with specific, madeto-order frames and colors.
Granite Silky Mat, the steel company Arcelor Mittal’s new line of galvanized steel panels for cladding facades, comes in two matte finishes and eleven colors.
The Swiss firm Forster Profile Systems sells its solution for glazing and windows featuring Forster Unico XS thermal insulation and steel profiles, which are ideal for use in restoring historical buildings. The CDL Group is the exclusive distributor
The firm GKD makes and markets stainless steel meshes in a wide variety of geometrical patterns, degrees of transparency, and finishes, and with a range of fixing systems compatible with conventional facades.
Thanks to its three-layer technology, the Colorcoat Prisma panel of factory-primed steel manufactured by the company Tatasteel guarantees a thirty-year durability and fifteen years of color stability.
The Glassfit CC-791 solution offered by the company Comenza makes it possible to install perfectly aligned glass balustrades in balconies and terraces, thanks to a series of stainless steel fittings.
This is final building work of Richard Rogers, initiated before his June 2020 retirement from the firm he founded in London in 1977, and which in 2007 was renamed Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP). The art gallery designed by the Pritzker laur
Located at Fort Belvoir (Virginia), 30 kilometers from Washington, DC, this 17,187-square-meter museum, a work of the firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), is fragmented into five monolithic pavilions differing in size – the tallest one standing
This slender office block for Indra, an information technology corporation, is located in Barcelona’s 22@ sector. It contains 13 above-grade floors and two basement levels. The first three levels form a plinth-like base, above which a ten-storey rhom
At the top of the Schnals Valley glacier, at an elevation of more than 3,000 meters, an observation deck invites excursionists to climb and take in some breathtaking views of the Tyrolean Alps and abrupt landscape. Following the natural topography of
The commission involved designing a public centerpiece for Hudson Yards, a new 11-hectare development on Manhattan’s west side being constructed above a huge rail yard. To create something memorable, the studio decided to build a structure that visit
With the purpose of offering an incentive for creative people and keeping students from moving to cities like London or Birmingham, the Royal Institute of British Architects, on behalf of the Aberystwyth Arts Centre, called a competition to build eig
Located in Paddington Basin, just south of London’s Little Venice, the Rolling Bridge provides an extraordinary spectacle for those visiting, living, and working in the area, the 12-meter long footbridge opens by changing from a single solid platform
With a light structure of white steel columns and glass, the tower marks the entrance to the Congress Center, and houses a hotel with 400 rooms; the project seeks a direct and open connection with the place and with the urban fabric of the city...
Ensamble Fabrica is the manufacturing space raised by the studio in Madrid. Aside from serving as a workspace, it is also a built test for their steel and concrete hybrid technology. This platform – from its construction to its activity in the futu
With offices in Beijing, Los Angeles, New York, and Rome, Ma Yansong’s firm MAD has finished renovating a house in an old hutong, revitalizing the Chinese capital’s traditional alley where dwellings are arranged around courtyards and toilets are ofte
The artist Olafur Eliasson (Copenhagen, 1967) has installed five reflective spheres at the east entrance plaza of San Francisco’s Chase Center, new home of the Golden State Warriors, the city’s basketball team. Each measuring 4.8 meters in diameter,
The architect Frank Gehry will unveil his latest blockbuster building—a soaring twisting geometric tower covered with 11,000 stainless steel panels—at Luma Arles this summer, the 27-acre cultural campus in the southern French town of Arles spearheade
There has has been plenty of incentive, through refurbishments and renovations, to adapt buildings to the general need for energy efficiency and sustainability, and of late also to gear domestic spaces for periods of pandemic. Under the banner of ‘Bu
Maybe it was chance, not the consequence of a premeditated search, but over 3,000 years ago, man found a way to make iron more resistant: by mixing it with carbon. Thus was born the alloy that metallurgical engineering calls steel. The oldest known a
Los valencianos Agustín Sebastián y Jorge Quesada, agrupados como SQ Arquitectos, junto al estudio noruego Asplan Viak han resultado ganadores del concurso internacional para la construcción de un centro cultural dedicado al pueblo lapón o sami, con
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
If we generally use the term ‘Chicago School’ to refer to the builders of skyscrapers of the last decades of the 19th century – William Le Baron Jenny, Louis Sullivan or John Wellborn Root –, the great works by Mies and his disciples during the fifti