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Call for Entries: International Consulting on the Urban Design of Unit 8 & 10 of Qianhai

5 hours 11 min ago

I. Project Overview
1.1 International Consulting on the Urban Design of Unit 8 & 10 of Qianhai
1.2 Host: Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen
Organizer: Shenzhen Qianhai Development Investment Holdings Co., Ltd.
1.3 Project Location: Qianwan Area, Qianhai, Shenzhen

1.4 Project Background
The strategic positioning of Qianhai in urban planning has experienced several upgrades and changes. In 2017, it was determined that Qianhai shall function as a Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Cooperation Demonstrative Zone and a new city center. Combined with this positioning, “Plan of Qianhai Urban New Center” and “Comprehensive Plan of China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone --- Shenzhen Qianhai & Shekou Area and Areas Surrounding Dananshan & Xiaonanshan” (FTZ Comprehensive Plan” was already approved by Shenzhen Municipal Government and implemented after printout.

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Modernist Wonderland Renovation / WOWOWA Architects

5 hours 11 min ago
© Martina Gemmola

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Cloud of Luster Chapel / KTX archiLAB

6 hours 11 min ago
© Stirling Elmendorf
  • Architects: KTX archiLAB
  • Location: Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Category: Chapel
  • Head Architect Designer: Tetsuya Matsumoto
  • Team: Motoaki Takeuchi, Farid Ziani
  • Client: 117 Group
  • Area: 245.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2019
  • Photographs: Stirling Elmendorf

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Shared Lady Beetle, A Micro Movable Library for Kids / LUO studio

7 hours 11 min ago
semi-open state. Image © Weiqi Jin
  • Architects: LUO studio
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Category: Pavillion
  • Designers: Yujie Luo, Zhuojian Lu
  • Area: 3.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2019
  • Photographs: Weiqi Jin

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FUTURE STITCH Smart Factory / AZL Architects

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 22:00
© Li Yao
  • Architects: AZL Architects
  • Location: Haining, Zhejiang, China
  • Category: Factory
  • Lead Architects: Lei Zhang, Wei Qi
  • Architectural Design: Junming Liu, Huairui Jing
  • Interior Design: Yue Du, Haiyi Ma, Ping Liu, Ji Li, Wenjian Zhu, Sirui Pu
  • Landscape Design: Junjun Chen, Min Zhao, Zhiyuan Jiang
  • Cooperator Of Construction Drawings Design: Zhejiang Huaheng Architectural Design
  • Area: 26800.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Li Yao

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Box Hill North Townhouse / Inbetween Architecture

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 21:00
© Tatjana Plitt

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Sarbalé Ke Pavilion / Kéré Architecture

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 20:00
© Iwan Baan
  • Architects: Kéré Architecture
  • Location: Indio, CA, United States
  • Category: Temporal installations
  • Architect In Charge: Francis Kéré
  • Design Team: Johanna Lehmann, Kinan Deeb, Andrea Zaia, Andrea Maretto, Kéré Architecture
  • Area: 200.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2019
  • Photographs: Iwan Baan

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837 Washington Commercial Office Building / Morris Adjmi Architects

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 18:00
© Timothy Schenck

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Lane B House / Studio YUDA

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:00
Courtesy of Studio YUDA
  • Architects: Studio YUDA
  • Location: Nashville, United States
  • Category: Houses
  • Area: 4817.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2019

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OssO Restaurant / Gustavo Penna Arquiteto e Associados

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:00
© Jomar Bragança
  • Architects: Gustavo Penna Arquiteto e Associados
  • Location: Nova Lima - MG, 34000-000, Brazil
  • Category: Restaurant
  • Team Of Architects: Gustavo Penna, Norberto Bambozzi, Laura Penna, Letícia Carneiro, Alice Leite Flores, Fernanda Tolentino, Henrique Neves, Gabriel de Souza, Eduardo Magalhães, Julia Lins, Ada Penna, Larissa Freire, Sávio de Oliveira, Rodrigo Gomes
  • Trainees : Gustavo Monteiro, Wesley Gonzaga, Caio Vieira, Mariana Carvalho, Rafaela Renno, Felipe Franco
  • Management And Planning: Isabela Tolentino, Marina Gonçalves Duarte
  • Communication: Diana Penna, Tamiris Bibbó
  • Construction And Management: EPO Engenharia
  • Construction Engineer: Gustavo Arruda
  • Structural Project, Fabrication And Assembly Of Metal Structure: Techneaço
  • Engineer: Carlos Costa
  • Panels Grim Grid: Design: Greco, Design Produção: Euro Injet
  • Luminotechnical Project: Arquitetura e Luz, Arquiteta Sônia Mendes, Fornecimento das peças de iluminação: Templuz
  • Automation And Sound: Tecai Automação, Áudio e Vídeo
  • Furniture: Prodomo Design – Designer Grácia Mendes OMN Studio – Designer Olavo Machado Neto
  • Locksmith: JB Serralheria
  • Area: 508.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Jomar Bragança

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Foster + Partners Creates Proposal for New Notre Dame Spire

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:00
Notre Dame. Image © Flickr user kosalabandara licensed under CC BY 2.0

Foster + Partners have joined a series of design offices that will enter the international competition to design a replacement spire for Notre Dame Cathedral. As reported by The Times, Foster has proposed a glass and steel replacement that will be “light and airy” for the cathedral’s ruined roof. After the fire partially destroyed the iconic cathedral, France now aims to move forward with plans to renovate the iconic structure.

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H.D. House / Biourban Arquitectos

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:00
© Aryeh Kornfeld
  • Architects: Biourban Arquitectos
  • Location: La Reina, Chile
  • Category: Sustainability
  • Architects In Charge: Manuel Novoa Tonda, Michelle Pavez Orellana, Natalie Mollenhauer Yakovleff
  • Area: 308.36 m2
  • Prjoect Year: 2017
  • Photography: Aryeh Kornfeld

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Lake House / Solo Arquitetos

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:00
© Eduardo Macarios
  • Architects: Solo Arquitetos
  • Location: Brazil
  • Category: Houses
  • Architect In Charge: Arthur Brizola
  • Project Team: Franco Luiz Faust, Gabriel Zem Schneider, João Gabriel Küster Cordeiro, Lucas Aguillera e Shinyashiki, Thiago Augustus
  • Area: 250.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Eduardo Macarios

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Steven Holl Designs DNA-Inspired Science Headquarters in Shenzhen

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:00
© Steven Holl Architects

Steven Holl Architects has won a competition for the design of the headquarters for iCarbonX, a genome machine intelligence company in Shenzhen. The scheme comprises of two towers, with the first tower “Body A” forming a residential component, and the second tower, “Body B” containing offices, labs, and public reception spaces. The form of the towers is inspired by the study of genes and DNA.

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Zegel Housing / HUB

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:00
© Luca Beel
  • Architects: HUB
  • Location: Zegelstraat - Turnhoutsebaan, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
  • Category: Buildings
  • Lead Architects: HUB
  • Design Team: Bureau Bouwtechniek, Bas, Atlas building engineering, daidalos peutz
  • Clients: AG Vespa, Mr. S. Decloedt
  • Area: 1500.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Luca Beel, David Jacobs, Daniëlle Raymaekers

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New York City's Mayor is Planning to Ban New Glass Skyscrapers

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:50
© Bizzi & Partners

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced plans to introduce a bill banning the construction of glass skyscrapers, forming part of efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 percent. Unveiling the plans, he described all-glass façade skyscrapers as “incredibly inefficient” because of heat loss, according to NBC New York.

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CH House / MarcuzziArch

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:00
© Gonzalo Viramonte
  • Architects: MarcuzziArch
  • Location: Córdoba, Argentina
  • Category: Houses
  • Lead Architect: María Gabriela Marcuzzi
  • Construction: MarcuzziArch
  • Area: 178.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Gonzalo Viramonte

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We Are Looking Back! / Yung Ho Chang's Response to Curatorial Statement at Shenzhen Biennial 2019

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:20
Installation Looking for Malevich. Image © FCJZ

Archdaily is working with the "Eyes of the City" curatorial team, to publish a series of articles by international architects, designers, writers and thinkers who will discuss the ways in which new technologies - and Artificial Intelligence in particular - might impact architecture and urban life. After the publication of the curatorial statement by Carlo Ratti, Politecnico di Torino and SCUT, we are hosting a text by Chinese architect Yung Ho Chang, curator of the first edition of Shenzhen Biennale in 2005. The open call for proposals for the “Eyes of the City” will run from April 1st to May 31st:

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NL Architects + STUDYO Design Terraced Affordable Housing for Frankfurt

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:00
Terrace House. Image Courtesy of NL Architects

Dutch design practice NL Architects and Cologne-based STUDYO have designed a terraced affordable housing complex in Frankfurt. The project is part of the new Hilgenfeld development district in the Nidda valley area of Germany. Called Terrace House, the project was made to encourage shared responsibility while celebrating social gatherings and recreational space. The heart of the project is a communal garden and a terrace of jigsaw balconies.

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Students: Your Projects Could Earn $10,000 USD

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 04:30
Image courtesy of Vectorworks, Inc.

Calling all student designers and recent graduates: Vectorworks, Inc. invites you to submit your best work to the 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship for a chance to win up to $10,000 USD, gain professional recognition, and propel yourself into a bright design career. Brush off and repurpose those old designs or create something entirely new.

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