Herzog & de Meuron

Brooks Art Museum . Memphis

Herzog & de Meuron

On June 1st a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Memphis Brooks Art Museum, which has begun construction. US Studio Director Philip Schmerbeck and Associate Jack Brough gathered with the project team alongside local officials, press and politicians including Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland for the milestone held on site. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron


Barozzi Veiga et allii

Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale . Locarno

Barozzi Veiga

Our competition proposal for the Museo Cantonale di Storia Naturale di Locarno understands the project an instrument capable of extending the museum into the entire historical complex, enhancing the green areas, the porosity of the paths, the public spaces, and the richness of the ensemble. Continue reading Barozzi Veiga et allii


David Adjaye

130 William Street Tower . New York

Adjaye Associates

Located in the Lower Manhattan financial district, near Tribeca and South Street Seaport, 130 William will rise 240 meters tall, making a bold architectural statement and a unique addition to Manhattan’s iconic skyline. The mixed-use high-rise is designed as a vertical city, complementing the residential spaces with retail and amenities – from health club to movie theater –, while a new public park at the base creates a transition area from the street to the residences. With this broad program the project expands on the studies of density in cities and seeks redefining life in vertical neighborhoods. Continue reading David Adjaye


siza . BAAQ’


Álvaro Siza . BAAQ . photos: © João Morgado

Part of Casa Wabi’s foundation mission, is to encourage, generate knowledge and new skills in the children in the region.
Casa Wabi’s staff identified that teaching the technique and the process for handling clay would be a very positive tool for the community, since this is a technique that has been taught for generations. Thanks to this initiative, Casa Wabi invited Architect Alvaro Siza to design a pavilion for teaching the handling of this material. Continue reading siza . BAAQ’