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  • Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

    De toekomst van de architect ligt in het verleden

    Hoe langer ik training geef in architectuur hoe meer ik zie dat architectuur in een identiteitscrisis zit. Wat doet een architect precies? En wat is het verschil tussen een businessarchitect, of enterprise architect of IT-architect of solution architect. Ken je een andere industrie die zoveel subnamen heeft binnen een beroep? Naast mijn werk als trainer ben ik werkzaam…

  • Labyrinth at C-mine art centre in Genk, Belgium

    Gijs Van Vaerenbergh’s installation “Labyrinth” at C-mine art centre in Genk, Belgium, is a sculptural installation that focuses on the experience of space. The work originated from Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh’s interest in fundamental architectural typologies; earlier installations were for example based on the city gate, bridge, wall, dome… Gijs Van Vaerenbergh views the…

  • NYC’s 1940s ‘Dream Airport’ Would Have Been on a Giant Midtown Rooftop

    Imagine never having to sit in hours of traffic heading to JFK or enduring all the local stops on the 7 line trying to get to LaGuardia? Your dreams almost came true in 1946 with the proposed 990-acre Manhattan Airport, which would have “stretched 144 blocks from 24th to 71st Streets and 9th Ave to…

  • Gustavo Penna’s modular bus stop blends into the urban landscape in Brazil

    Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados just completed their design for the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) bus stop in Brazil- a modular metallic structure that blends into the urban landscape. This unique prefab bus stop features glass and perforated plates as enclosures and uses efficient internal ventilation and lighting to create an easily maintained and pleasant…

  • Architecture as furniture

    For their furniture designs the two Frier sisters have founded the design company frier&frier enabling them to explore the architectural and the furniture scale mutually. The tables Antilope have a timeless Nordic appearance, they are handcrafted in oiled oak with brass joints and they are produced in two types; a coffee table and a side…

  • Troia MED Residences by Montenegro Architects | HYPEBEAST

    Over the past few months, we’ve seen the way some Portuguese architects are playing with solid block structures to contrast modernism against the country’s more desolate areas. Adding to this canon are Montenegro Architects, who have created the Troia MED Residences in Southern Portugal. The edifice houses six individual homes, all surrounded by a series of somewhat…

  • An Extremely Detailed Coloring Book for Architecture Lovers – Artistry – Curbed National

    An Extremely Detailed Coloring Book for Architecture Lovers The Internet recently lit up with talk of “coloring books for adults,” particularly the fact that two such titles by a Scottish illustrator are currently at the top of Amazon’s bestsellers list in the U.S. It may be that they allow grown-ups to reconnect with the joys…