A’ Design Awards & Competition 2022 – Early Call for Entries

A’ Design Awards & Competition 2022 – Early Call for Entries Puongshan Geology Museum by Baofeng Li. Image Courtesy of A’Design Award and Competition Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984402/a-design-awards-and-competition-2022-early-call-for-entries The A’ Design Award was “born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products.” It is an international … Read more

When Vintage Meets Modern: 5 Barn Lights That Achieve a Contemporary Aesthetic

When Vintage Meets Modern: 5 Barn Lights That Achieve a Contemporary Aesthetic Calla Pendant Ceiling Lights. Image Courtesy of Cocoweb Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984094/when-vintage-meets-modern-5-barn-lights-that-achieve-a-contemporary-aesthetic Characterized by a simple structure and a gable roof, the traditional barnyard typology responds to its original function: sheltering farm products and livestock. In recent years, … Read more

Hashomrim Park by BO « Landscape Architecture Platform

“Well, an old stump is good for sitting and resting” — and perhaps also for playing Orna Ben-Zioni & Beeri Ben-Shalom, BO -Landscape Architects Pippi’s garden was really lovely. You couldn’t say it was well kept, but there were wonderful grass plots that were never cut, and old rosebushes that were full of white and … Read more

A New Vision for the US National Arboretum Melds Art and Science

National Capitol Columns at the US National Arboretum / Jared Green Somehow, the US National Arboretum in Washington, DC remains under the radar despite attracting more than 700,000 visitors a year. Far on the east side of the city, it’s not accessible via the Metro and can feel treacherous to reach by bike or on … Read more

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals Housing Upcycle Program, Barrio Mugica of Buenos Aires. Image Courtesy of Special Project Unit Barrio Padre Carlos Mugica, Buenos Aires City Government Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984286/winners-of-the-uia-2030-award-announced-acknowledging-architects-contributions-to-the-sustainable-development-goals Today, at the eleventh session of the World Urban … Read more

Designing around Debate: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom

Designing around Debate: The Gender-Neutral Bathroom Rhose Island School of Design Student Center/WorkAC. Image © Bruce Damonte Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984280/designing-around-debate-the-gender-neutral-bathroom “Creating an equitable city implies that every citizen has their needs met”, states architect Wanda Dalla Costa at a time when metropolises were noticing change. Architects and the public … Read more

Sharing the City One Step at a Time

Activists, wanderers, and tourists find a common language through walking. By Tim Waterman As lockdowns eased in 2021, Hôtel du Nord led a walk in L’Estaque, in North Marseille, to the Miramar site, with the encouragement of music along the way. Photo by Dominique Poulain, Archives Hôtel Du Nord. Matthew Beaumont’s beautiful book about London, … Read more

Homomonument: The Importance of a Representative Space in the City

Homomonument: The Importance of a Representative Space in the City Homomonument in Amsterdam. Photo: Geert-Jan Edelenbosch, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984342/homomonument-the-importance-of-a-representative-space-in-the-city While walking through the city, have you ever felt afraid to be yourself? As strange as the question may sound to some, it is … Read more