Norways is the country that has most the Sámi. They also have the coolest looking Sámi Parliament. Designed by Stein Halvorsen and Christian Sundby, the building looks like a mix between a traditional Sámi goahti and a concrete fortress.
This weekend Euro 2008 kicks off in Austria. Some matches are going to played in Innsbruck. I hope some of the players/spectators take a tour and checks out Zaha Hadid's cool looking cable train stations.
Tram Stop in Alicante by SubArquitectura - This project was taken as an opportunity to give back to the city a space that had been taken from it; transform a roundabout in a public square. Excelent work.
Construction progress of Mountain Dwelling, an impressive terrace housing project in top of a parking building. Gives all the benefits of a house with front yard with urban density. Located in Copenhagen, by BIG.
The two Amsterdam animal refuges in Amsterdam have been amalgamated: the new-built is the largest pound in the Netherlands. The result is a green, playful animal refuge center. By dutch Arons & Gelauff Architecten.
FLARE is a modular system to create a dynamic hull for facades or any building or wall surface. Acting like a living skin, it allows a building to express, communicate and interact with its environment.