Articles tagged Stone


In Brazil, a co-working space is defying gravity

Canoas, Brazil – UFO Space, located in tech haven Rio Grande do Sul, takes its name quite literally: thanks to, working there does feel like an outer-space experience


How can a trade-fair stand be monumental?

MEXICO CITY – With the St-W Awards Milan honouring Salone’s best stands in a few days, we take a closer look at the 2018 Trade-Fair Stand of the Year, Annual Arca.


Alessandro Borghese’s new restaurant is designed as an extension of his eclectic character

Milan – Large swaths of Neolith sintered stone make Alessandro Borghese’s new restaurant a luxurious interpretation of his eclectic personality.

Patzcuaro courthouse by Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Photo Onnis Luque & Rafael Gamo

A new complex by TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo brings order in the court

PÁTZCUARO – Tired of the same old drab courtrooms you see in Suits or old re-runs of Law & Order? Fear not, TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo designed a judicial …

IN 3 by Jean Verville. Photos Maxime Brouillet

Jean Verville orchestrates three minimalist installations

MONTREAL – Jean Verville composes a three piece architectural symphony, where each domestic installation displays the artistic experience housing can offer.

Musee d'Arts de Nantes by Stanton Williams. Photos Hufton + Crow

A museum extension by Stanton Williams connects old and new in more ways than one

NANTES – A palace, a chapel and a cube have come together in a momentous renovation project in the west of France.

85 Championnet by Chartier-Corbasson. Photos Romain Meffre / Yves Marchand

Chartier-Corbasson's forged façade adds a fresh face to a traditional street

PARIS – The residences on Rue Championnet were built during the Haussmann era of the mid-19th century, with each structure mimicking the appearance of the next.

Casa Aljibe by Valdivieso Arquitectos. Photos David Frutos

Valdivieso constructs a house on top of a water tank

ALPEDRETE – A former water cistern provides the foundation for a single-occupancy home near Madrid.

The project’s architect has paid careful attention to respect the natural landscape

Stone-clad museum harmonises with its rural backdrop

SARS-POTERIES – W-Architectures ensured careful attention was paid to respect the natural landscape surrounding the new museum for contemporary glass – MusVerre – in northern France.

Local sandstone put to new use.

Hashim Sarkis introduces functionality to a World Heritage Site

BYBLOS – How politically unstable Lebanon is investing in its future. 

The site’s naturally-occurring dolomitic limestone clads the exterior.

RDH nestles a library into a hillside

WATERDOWN – A library and civic centre incorporates its regional topography, defined largely by the Niagara Escarpment.

The building is formed with two sections stacked one above the other, distinguishing the two different functions.

3XN's Patient Hotel balances hospital functionality with hotel comfort

COPENHAGEN – The Danish firm's virtuous scheme fuses a hotel with hospital administrative offices at one of Denmark's leading hospitals.

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