Latest Videos— Architecture
Within the one million square meter grounds, the Oscar Niemeyer-designed structures rise above the low buildings surrounding the complex – a sweeping arch, overlooking an outdoor theater, a massive dome, designed to be a convention center, an elevated concrete water tank, which was meant to have a panoramic restaurant situated on the top, there are 20,000 meter square of enclosed space and an additional 20,000 of open space adjacent to it. A total of 15 buildings make up the Fair, and all of them today remain empty, some still incomplete.
The 40 Knots House is a building in a middle-class neighbourhood of Tehran designed by Alireza Mashhadi Mirza and Habiba Madjabi. The facade of the building features an intricate and uniform brick surface, which has been layered and knotted similarly to wool
Aga Khan Award for Architecture— Series
A new building, radical in composition but respectful of its traditional context, “floats” above an exterior courtyard.
As part of the regeneration of an old industrial area, a new building echoes a recently restored power station beside it.
A dynamic transport hub that anticipates the needs of the city of the future.
The combined reinvigoration of the architectural and craft-work heritage in an old city has sparked a broader revitalisation.
Uncovering and preserving Kuwait’s urban history, architect Zahra Ali Baba reflects on her research, the practice of architectural conservation and the importance of history in the development of Kuwait
Architect Tarik Al Zaharna explores his approach to materiality and space in the coastal Emirati town of Kalba.
Young architect Noura Al Sayeh is changing the face of Bahrain by rehabilitating its existing urban fabric