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Designed by world leading architect, Zaha Hadid, the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum on the campus of Michigan State University is now a reality. It began as the dream of philanthropist Eli Broad who generously donated $26 million to this university to this end and then came up with another $10 million to ensure that this project would be undertaken by the legendary Ms Hadid.
The design project undertaken by APK Architects for the Campus of AMC College in Maroussi, created a more contemporary identity in the visual unification of the main structure with the extension. In addition, the architects redesigned the interior as well as landscaping the area surrounding the campus.
Designed by Bauen Architects, the two family homes in Luque, Paraguay, is a single design project in line with the traditional way of living in harmony with the environment, embraced within the culture of Paraguay.
On San Juan Island, Washington, Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects worked closely with the owner of the site on the design on The Pierre. Not wanting to lose the outcrop of rock or hinder the spectacular view, the residence was built into the rock itself as a bunker like concept, appearing to be part of the natural landscape.
As part of a community regeneration programme in the township of Spijkenisse, Netherlands, a new library has been designed by MVRDV. It has been named Book Mountain and was designed to resemble a traditional Dutch farmhouse.
This visually striking example of contemporary architecture is the design of the Athenian practice of Divercity Architects under the direction of Nikolas Travasaros. Located on a 1.000 sq.m. site in the up market Athenian suburb of Psychiko, its 600 sq.m.
Contemporary and simple through its minimalism, House T, designed by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architect, serves both as a residence and an atelier for a couple in Tokyo, Japan. The architects created a shifted box allowing visual connectivity and communication throughout all storeys of the house.
One of the most recent additions to the ever growing number of spectacular examples of contemporary architecture to be constructed in the Port Marianne area of Montpellier, France, is the Georges-Freche School of Management
Another example of the simplicity of Scandinavian architecture is Archipelago House by Tham and Videgard Arkitekter, which is situated on one of a group of islands in the Swedish archipelago. The low lying building sits between two rocks
At the annual People’s Meeting, held on the island of Bornholm in Denmark, the authorities commissioned the architects Kristoffer Tejlgaard and Benny Jepson to design a space which