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.
The curving forms stretching from both sides of a railyard in the city of Colorado Springs connect the US Olympic & Paralympic Museum, a work of Diller Scofidio + Renfro that opened in 2020, to America the Beautiful Park. Also designed by DS+R, t
Southeast of Nantes – in the municipality of Bouguenais, which belongs to the French cantón of Rezé – rises this building by IDOM – Gohar Manrique San Pedro, Inés López Taberna, Iñaki Garai – which ensued from winning a competition to improve the cit
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
Tondo is a footbridge in the center of Brussels that connects the offices of the Chamber of Representatives with its recent extension, the Forum building, on the other side of the street. The bridge was explicitly designed as a spatial element rather
The expansion of a nineteenth-century townhouse in the heart of Ghent resulted in a second house – a ‘summer house’ marked out by a precise modular frame of steel sections, overgrown with grapevines, that sits in the irregular outdoor space alongside
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
Renovating the north and west buildings offers the opportunity to bring out the strengths of the place, improve the connection among spaces, transform the new children’s house, and provide an affordable and welcoming space for the families who live t
Located 3,200m above sea level, this modular glamping is one of the highest altitude hotels in the world, and was built in under five months. Each cabin is assembled from three modules made of a steel frame and aluminum sandwich panels with stone woo
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
A semi-exterior void forms a public square for the enjoyment of students of the Kanagawa Institute of Technology, a university center which had no hesitations assigning this new project to the architect who had completed some dazzling workshops on th
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
Visitors to the structure, located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards complex, will no longer be able to enter alone, but its protective barriers will not be raised. The Vessel, the labyrinth of staircases at Hudson Yards that closed four months ago after s
Norrland is the largest of Sweden’s three historical “lands”. It spans the top half of the country and is sparsely populated, the more so the farther north you go. The few people who live there have long relied for work on mining, the army and forest
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
If the family was changing, so was the workplace. And this electronics factory, designed and built in ten months of 1965 and 1966, gave Team 4 the opportunity to develop a system which was both a model of industrial construction and a paradigm of ind
The coordination of structure and services in containers of rigorous modularity and immaculate detailing had been the main constructional challenge of the Foster team during the sixties, and this interest in the flexible fast-track shed was extended
To many, the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts is the ultimate well-serviced box, and the climax of all the experiments undertaken by Foster in the previous ten years, from Reliance and Olsen to IBM and SAPA; to others, this monumental framed cont