Category list : Glass
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AR New into Old Commended: Rearing its woozy head above Antwerp’s sober Port House, the multifaceted extension by ZHA makes a clean break with the past
Crystal Houses in Amsterdam by MVRDVSubscription
‘Over an old Flemish house there stands the mystical inscription: “there is more within me”.’ So wrote Georg Simmel in 1904, referring to the way that fashion allows us to simultaneously express and mask our individuality. He incidentally makes a connection between fashion and the facade, one which, though suppressed in architectural discourse, always lies very close to the surface, as Mark Wigley has shown. The facade hides the interior, but also expresses something about the building. ...
Architect of the Year shortlist: material articularion and creative detailing dresses up a university chilled water plant
‘Sejima lit up when we said we wanted Grace Farms to disappear into the landscape’
It may be an annexe to an annexe, but this is definitely a case of tail wagging dog
Inspired by traditional Chinese paintings, Original Design Office’s Fan Zeng Art Museum is a wash of greys
Hiroshima Hut in Japan by Suppose Design Office
[SPONSORED FEATURE] When glass, often understood as ‘immaterial’, becomes one of the most playful corporeal substances at the disposal of designers
Wrapped in a gauzily translucent skin, Barozzi Veiga’s Filharmonia is a ghostly and austere insertion in a variegated Polish townscape
At the Rothschild estate at Waddesdon, a new house emerges from the landscape, inspired by the flint found in the surrounding chalk fields