The Europa Square office building by the RCR office of Aranda, Vilalta and Pigem is an apparently solid block of recycled steel that is actually transformed into a beautifully lightweight building by how air and sunlight penetrate its open facades.
Faceted window frames project fromthe slatted timber and stained-glass facade of this apartment block in Tehran designed by Iranian studio Keivani Architects to reduce sunlight and heat and repel insects in the hot climate. Photo: by hypebeast
This water villa was designed by FRAMEWORK Architecten & Studio PROTOTYPE for a waterfront location near the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. The relation between the water and house is central to the design.