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The first in an exclusive series of online-only building studies, LucasArt’s new Singapore headquarters is packed with Star Wars references from air-lock lifts to bronze Yoda sculptures - but these allusions trivialise an immensely elegant building
AR House 2014 Highly Commended: The prototype for H&P’s Bamboo Home reconceptualises vernacular technologies for the present day to create a simple and inventive flood-resistant dwelling
Garden Room in Sri Lanka by ADM ArchitectsSubscription
AR House 2014 Runner Up: inspired by the original occupation of the site by shipping containers, this sentitive project delicately occupies its surrounding suburban wilderness
AR House 2014 Runner Up: cloaked by a wall of trees, this house in Zuidzande combines a compact, robust concrete tower with a delicate and ascetic living space
AR House 2014 Winner: tucked into a typical Vietnam side-street, the House for Trees blends simplistic ideological ambitions with compelling, well crafted formal expression
Doctors' Housing in Rwanda by Mass Design GroupSubscription
AR House 2014 Third Prize: Huddled above Butaro hospital in Rwanda, MASS’ elegent housing units are emblematic of the positive impact architecture can have in the developing world
[Archive] In such a highly charged context, how can architecture sift the powerful currents of memory, myth and meaning to make sense of events?
Death’s rituals and realities are poignantly expressed in this woodland crematorium
Miamiʼs cultural and civic milieu is augmented by a consciously anti-iconic museum for modern art by Herzog & de Meuron
A closer look at the Vienna University of Economics and Business’ star-studded new campus, featuring projects from Zaha Hadid Architects and CRAB Studio