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Editor’s pickFinding the voice of Murray River –designing the Cobram Library and Learning Centre

15-10-2018
Cobram Library, CohenLeigh Architects, Australia, Cobram

The Murray River and its surrounding landscape must have a special place in the hearts of the residents living in Cobram, Australia. When plans were drawn to construct the Cobram Library and Learning Centre several years ago, it was decided that the local community must be involved. From the start, community stakeholders had an active hand in …

Editor’s pickThe Heart in Ikast

12-10-2018
‘Hjertet’ (the Heart), C.F. Møller Architects, Vestergade, Denmark

C.F. Møller Architects is behind this project next to the International School Ikast-Brande with a much-awaited expansion which includes several halls, multi-functional and educational facilities. The project enhances the educational facilities at the school, and creates a new meeting point in Ikast, an area of fast growth in Vestergade, …

Editor’s pickOver 10,300 visitors and conference delegates from 46 countries at ABS 2018

08-10-2018
Architecture and Building Services (ABS) 2018 series, ArchXpo 2018, Smart Solutions, built environment industries, Singapore Facility Management Awards 2018, 11th Merlion Awards 2018

The Architecture and Building Services (ABS) 2018 series which was officially opened on 2 October 2018 by guest-of-honour Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo and Convention Centre, came to a close today with a rousing success. The massive three-day show which presented six key architectural and building …

Editor’s pickThe Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University

17-09-2018
Steinhardt natural history musuem, Tel Aviv, Israel, Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, Europanel

The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University, is the first museum of it's kind in Tel Aviv. Designed by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects, the museum hosts a spectacular range of natural history collections of the University. It also serves as a centre for academic research for its natural sciences staff. (Photo credit: Amit …

Editor’s pickMass timber: Thinking big about sustainable construction

14-09-2018
MIT, mass timber building, LVL, longhouse, Mass timber architecture in America

MIT class designs a prototype building to demonstrate that even huge buildings can be built primarily with wood. The construction and operation of all kinds of buildings uses vast amounts of energy and natural resources. Researchers around the world have therefore been seeking ways to make buildings more efficient and less dependent on …

Tropical Suburb House

10-09-2018
MM++ Architects, Ho Chi Min City

The Tropical Suburb House located at the Nha Be District in Ho Chi Minh City is a private residential house. Designed by MM++ Architects, a Vietnamese design firm, the design seaminglessly combines traditional Vietnamese design elements with modern western aethetics. This can be seen in both the facade and the interiors.  The facade is a …