An exhibition of the top fifteen Architectural Design submissions for the Bamiyan Culture Centre was launched by the UNESCO Office in Afghanistan, early this May. Ed Chew's entry was one of 15 selected from among the 1070 submitted entries to grace the walls of the exhibition hall at the historic Garden of Babur.
A+U congratulates and celebrates this year's Pritzker Prize laureate, Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi. In commemoration of this occasion, we bring back one of our earlier issues - the a+u 1997 July issue - dedicated to the Indian architect, in digital format.Get[…]
Teiga da vaut is a forest hut located in Domat / Ems, Switzerland. The intention of the project was to use as much of the tree as possible. Caminada’s work is deeply engaged with the local timber construction techniques.October 2015[…]
Low-rise, high-density housing attempts to combine the best elements of both urban and suburban development schemes.The post The Future of Social Housing: 7 Low-Rise, High-Density Developments appeared first on Journal.
The sawtooth brick facades and steeply pitched roof of this house designed by Mole Architects in Ely, Cambridgeshire, are derived from architectural features found at the city's famous cathedral. Read more
Russia’s history of mass housing development can be divided into several distinct periods, each manifested by its own specific type of residential building. These houses reveal what lifestyle, comfort level, construction cost and distinctive traits were considered preferable in any[…]
Purcell, the UK’s leading firm of architects, master planners, and heritage consultants, has completed repairs to the Roman Catholic Cathedral Church of SS. Peter and Paul in Clifton, Bristol, making Britain’s last major church building watertight for the first time.[…]