, Architectural Association students have designed and built a shelter for seasoning timber at the school s Dorset campus, using wood from neighbouring trees Metal poles attached to the concrete foundations support the framework, which is covered in a PVC polyester membrane held taut by a system of
, Its distinctive exterior cladding is formed from scored limestone slabs Woodhouse Tinucci Architects sought to preserve the reading room s original character, including its thick concrete columns, while updating the space for modern use [Our] innovative designs update Netsch s signature , functional
, Libeskind has previously said that he would not work in China on ethical grounds and urged architects to think twice about building in the country Later that same year it was revealed by UK architecture newspaper BD that his practice was working on a , square metre public building in Hong Kong.
, Its winning proposal is for a library modelled on a swan s nest The library will be constructed from cross laminated timber and is expected to cost up to ￡ million to complete The building will also include a learning space at ground level, with the potential for health and wellbeing areas on the upper floor.
, Danish firm XN has completed a large sporting and cultural arena in Copenhagen, featuring a glazed curtain wall wrapped in timber fins of the year at this year s World Architecture Festival, where it competed against projects including a swimming pool in Hong Kong with a roof shaped like a shell.
, Joyce Wang Studio s latest restaurant in Hong Kong features burnt walls, a chandelier made from smoked washing machine drums and a barbershop themed den As well as the cladding, the burnt wood theme is continued through the branding of a rose emblem into the tables Rhoda restaurant by
, Designed in the same style as traditional theatres built since the s, this pop up bamboo building in Hong Kong s new West Kowloon Cultural District Surrounded with bamboo cladding, this house by Swiss Filipino studio Atelier Sacha Cotture wraps around a central courtyard to restrict views of the
, Corrugated cladding with different levels of opacity provides privacy for apartments in LA by local office Lorcan O Herlihy Architects (LOHA).
, Behind the cladding, a curved timber frame gives the building its shape, while interior surfaces are lined with ash panels Crofthouse by James Stockwell Chunky partitions are built from compressed sand and separate the large living room from a pair of bedrooms and a bathroom at the southern end of the
, Since they are based in Hong Kong, they can also quickly ship your finished print to the factory in mainland China with minimal chance of loss Also useful is a Flex i File, plastic sanding needles, us Plastic Polish, and a rotary tool chucked with a buffing ball brush run at low speed Once the parts are
, Transparent glass walls, floors and furniture all feature inside this office block, created by Dutch firm MVRDV in a stripped out Hong Kong factory.
, Petit Pli clothing expands to fit kids as they grow The Third Thumb by Danielle Clode Controllable Third Thumb lets wearers extend their natural abilities Kodasema launches tiny prefab home for ￡k in UK OPod by James Law Architects Micro homes in pipes designed to ease Hong Kong s housing
, The house features brick and wood cladding, extensive glazing, a gabled roof and a large raised deck with a private swimming pool with sports brand Adidas, as has fellow musician Pharrell, who has also designed a chair called The Tank and a fashion collection for G Star made from ocean plastic.
, Japanese architect Ninkipen! has completed a house in Osaka Prefecture, featuring a metal surface that appears to be peeling up from the structure.
, News a double domed pavilion is the first building to have its main structure entirely made out of wooden panels created by robots, according to academics from the University of Stuttgart ( slideshow) The Landesgartenschau Exhibition Hall is made from different plates of plywood that were created