Zhang Ke – Hutong Children’s Library and Art Centre | Beijing, China

“Hutong Children’s Library and Art Centre” is a micro renewal project located about one kilometer from Tiananmen Square. The Renewal project aims to highlight the potential in these hutong neighborhoods which are largely unique to the Chinese capital, but are gradually being demolished. 

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The Broad

From the Architect, Dubbed “the veil and the vault,” the museum’s design merges the two key programs of the building: public exhibition space and the archive/storage that will support The Broad Art Foundation’s lending activities. Rather than relegate the archive/storage to secondary status, “the vault” plays a key role in shaping the museum experience from…

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Barbarian Group Office

From the Architect, The Barbarian Group, a new generation internet advertising agency, required a workspace design that would foster collaboration and transparency in their growing company, and challenge their creativity. They leased a 23,000 SF loft in the New York garment district to house 125-175 Barbarians, which we surgically gutted to create a large open…

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Victoria Beckham Flagship store

From the Architect, The Victoria Beckham flagship store in London is a conversion of a 560m2 three-storey Georgian building on Dover Street. Given that online shopping is a platform for fashion brands to provide their customers with choice, we questioned whether the spatial experience of a store should be less like a “market”, where the…

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Lancaster University Engineering Building

Project Details Project: Lancaster University Engineering Building Other Names: School of Engineering at Lancaster University Owner: Lancaster University Location: Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 4YW, UK Architect: John McAslan + Partners Contractor: Eric Wright Construction MEP engineers: Aecom Structural Engineers: Curtins Consulting Landscape Architect: John McAslan + Partners Project Manager: Faithful & Gould Year…

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Fondation Jerome Seydoux-Pathe

From the Architect, The Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé is an organisation dedicated to the preservation of Pathé’s heritage, and to the promotion of cinematography. Its new headquarters sits at the centre of a block in Paris’ XIII arrondissement, where a mid-19th century theatre – transformed into one of Paris’ first cinemas in the mid-1900s, radically transformed…

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