City & Countryside

Living above New York's High Line

New York’s High Line, the elevated abandoned rail line along the West Side of Manhattan currently being transformed into a park, will be framed at 23rd street...


A courthouse that promotes openness

The Bronx County Hall of Justice in New York has finally been completed and opened early this year. The design by Rafael Viñoly Architects, that took 15 years...


Museum Building on Tour

The Chanel Contemporary Art Container, unmistakably designed by Zaha Hadid, opened at the end of February 2008 in Hong Kong, the first venue among 8 cities....


New terminal-design for Wellington International Airport

“The Rock” is a $39 million-project for the new international passenger terminal of Wellington International Airport, that has been designed by Studio Pacific...


Olympic Sculpture Park Seattle

See here further pictures and plans of the "Olympic Sculpture Park" by Weiss/Manfredi.


New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

For SANAA the challenge was to reconcile the client’s spatial requirements and New York’s building code on a site just over 20 metres in width, wedged in...


Takaharu Tezuka visits DETAIL

Just how the radical design idea of his Fuji Kindergarten in Tachikawa works in practice is something the architect, Takaharu Tezuka, described during his visit...


Pool Art Project in Leeds: a virtual water collector

The Accumulator is an installation that was created by osa_office for subversive architecture inside the soon-to-be-demolished International Swimming Pool in...