Winspear Opera House || Foster + Partners

Dear Diary,

The Dallas Opera Company is renowned for its dedication to excellence and innovation in lyric theatre and that commitment was reflected in the brief for its new home in Dallas’ Arts District.


St Elie church || Maroun Lahoud Architecte

Dear Diary,

The project arose with the will to gather by celebrating the elements of nature. It revolves around two squares and entails St. Elie Church and a semi-sunken base.Read more in Arch Diary

Tiny apartment in Taipei || A Little Design

Dear Diary, This is a renovation project of an old flat which measures 22 sqm and 3.3m in height. Due to the high housing prices in Taipei City, the living space that young people can afford has become smaller and smaller in the last decade. Faced with such a living unit which is not spacious…

Optometric Store | 314 Architecture

Athens-based 314 Architecture Studio has converted a listed building in Chalkida, Greece, into an eyewear store, pairing mirrored furniture with white surfaces.

Caramoniña Allotments || Abalo Alonso arquitectos

Dear Diary,

The Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela became a World Heritage Site in 1985. Since then the Council has been working on buildings, both public and private. Over the last years, the Council has begun working on public space too; the parks, the streets or the squares. But even so there are still vacant sites in the city, complicated sites, without any clear use or even good access.

Facade : the face of the building

Dear Diary,

today I’m interested in the face of the buildings around us. The facade is the first thing you see, your first impression. Read more in Arch Diary

Who said Architecture meanes design buildings only: 6 Alternatives to Architectural Practice

Architecture school isn’t just about learning how to build buildings. Research, digital modeling, material experimentation and prototyping are just a handful of skills that a student develops through the course of study, along with an uncanny ability to do all this on little to no sleep. While the majority of graduates go on to practice architecture after school, there are countless alternative routes that relate to the discipline. Read more in Arch Diary

Peter Versus Peter: Eisenman And Zumthor’s Theoretical Throwdown

Peter Eisenman and Peter Zumthor are among the titans of architecture, both known for their iconic work and their distinctive personalities. Eisenman, of course, has the longer track record, having emerged into notoriety as early as the 1960s with his strong interest in architecture theory, his personal ties to such influential figures as Colin Rowe and Philip Johnson, and his series of deconstructivist houses. Zumthor, on the other hand, has pursued a quieter track to fame; his office is based in a small Swiss village, and he only rose to prominence in the late 1990s, with his Thermal Baths in Vals. Today, these two figures are perhaps best positioned to make a lasting impact on the course of the profession’s development in academia and practice.

METU Student Center || Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects

The building establishes a relationship with its location and its essential state is determined by the references it draws from its location and surroundings. When establishing the spatial organization inside, at the same time, exterior spaces are produced in which many vistas take shape and which enable possibilities for alternative spaces.

10 architectural projects by Dame of Architecture Zaha Hadid

Dear Diary, yesterday archutecture lost one of the most important architects. The Dame of Architecture Zaha Hadid passes at the age of 65. The most known woman in architecture, the architect that bonds art and architecture, died suddenly, leaving behind her unique vision on buildings, furniture, art. Zaha Hadid, an Iraqi born British citizen has been…