Alvaro Siza designed the new building for the Fundacion Ibere Camargo in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It opened a few weeks ago. A rectangular white concrete structure with circulations going out of its facade.
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.