OMA’s Lafayette Anticipations Opens in Paris
Photo: Delfino Sisto
“I think that at this point the idea of not having a face is very appealing,” said Rem Koolhaas, to general laughter, at a pre-opening event last month at OMA’s very discreet new Lafayette Anticipations building in Paris.
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Photo: Tom Bonner
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Toshiko Mori: Thread
Photo: Iwan Baan
The cultural centre designed by Toshiko Mori in a rural village in Senegal – commissioned by Josef and Anni Albers Foundation – features local materials and local builders to give shape to an artist residency that is also a hub for the local community.
Lake Waconia House / ALTUS Architecture + Design
Photo: Paul Crosby
Situated on the Southwest shore of Lake Waconia, this industrial modern house for a family of 8 seeks to celebrate its natural surroundings through natural materials and dramatic transparency.
Billion dollar cube: the new US Embassy by KieranTimberlake
Photo: Richard Bryant
Donald Trump may have complained about it, but the new US Embassy in London is one of the most extraordinary projects the capital and the world of diplomacy have seen
chickenville, an eco-friendly poultry farm in croatia designed by SKROZ architecture
Photo: bosniæ+dorotiæ
zagreb-based atudio SKROZ architecture’s chickenville is a unique chicken coop project located in rakov potok, a small village near samobor, croatia.
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