Sometimes, the Better Alternative Is Not to Build New Things

Sometimes, the Better Alternative Is Not to Build New Things Studio One Eleven converted underutilized retail into their creative work space, for 135 employees; adjacent local and crafted retail can now better flourish. The project spurred the city of Long Beach to rejuvenate Harvey Milk Park, allowing for multiple street decks for outdoor dining, and … Read more

Apartment Celebrating The Visual Diary Of Art Deco Heritage In Mumbai’s Trump Tower | deSigneR

Our clients are a family of five, residing in a high-rise residential apartment that dazzles the city with its shimmering golden facade and gives a stunning view of the Arabian Sea and Bandra-Worli Sea Link. The brief called for converting this existing 4 bedroom apartment into a 3 bedroom one with a magnificent living room … Read more

hotel meets restaurant in an iconic heritage building in thessaloniki’s seafront

The heritage of Olympos Naousa in thessaloniki, GRECE Occupying a restored heritage building from the 1920’s, ON Residence is a hybrid hospitality project that combines a brand new hotel with the rebirth of one of Thessaloniki’s iconic restaurants, Olympos Naoussa. Right on the Greek city’s seafront, the project unfolds in two layers: the restoration of … Read more

5 South Asian Designers On How Their Heritage Informs Their Style

South Asia is a treasure trove for design. Make your way through the bustling markets of Sri Lanka, Nepal, or Pakistan and your senses are immediately overwhelmed by the beauty. Think: ornate Islamic architecture, vibrant rugs, and ancient craft traditions. For more content like this follow Growing up, my immigrant parents sought to transport some … Read more

Preserving Heritage Architecture and Design with this Golf Club Design in Kolkata | Spaces & Design

The most conspicuous part of east Indian history is its heritage architecture. The region’s unique bravura is brought to life by the terracotta temples of West Bengal, monasteries of Sikkim and the iconic temples of Odisha. These monuments stand as remnants of Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic legacies, stitching up a seamless narrative of the yore. … Read more

What Do We Do With the Houses of Empire?

What Do We Do With the Houses of Empire? Dyrham Park – front facade . Image © Mike Peel licensed under the CC-BY-SA-4.0. Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985950/what-do-we-do-with-the-houses-of-empire In June 2020, the statue of 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston was toppled in the southwestern city of Bristol in England. Before this, … Read more

Architecture at the Service of Science: Jantar Mantar, Astronomical Observatories in India

Architecture at the Service of Science: Jantar Mantar, Astronomical Observatories in India Jantar Mantar, Nova Delhi. Photo by Matthias Alberti (distributed via imagegeo.egu.eu) Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983695/architecture-at-the-service-of-science-jantar-mantar-astronomical-observatories-in-india “in downtown New Delhi, huge curved structures sink in the ground, taking the form of a ramp. Amorphous voids mark the great twisted … Read more

Chipperfield, MVRDV, Herzog & De Meuron: Internships and Lectures on “Architecture for Heritage”

Chipperfield, MVRDV, Herzog & De Meuron: Internships and Lectures on “Architecture for Heritage” Courtesy of YAC Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/982808/chipperfield-mvrdv-herzog-and-de-meuron-internships-and-lectures-on-architecture-for-heritage Architects have always been asked to breathe new life into ancient architectures inherited from the past or into historical – often monumental – artifacts that no longer respond to the … Read more

Merging Rooted Indian Heritage and a Contemporary Guesthouse | Studio Skapa Architects

Studio Skapa Architects transforms a derelict Bangalore penthouse into a contemporary guesthouse immersed in Tropical Modernism, merging rooted Indian heritage and a contemporary persona into one. The thresholds amidst the past and present blur away with abandon, tipping its hat to the reimagined union amidst traditions and contemporary sensibilities. The Heritage Sojourn Home rests in … Read more