Transforming a Traditional Brick Exterior

In a coastal city in southern Vietnam, OldMeetsNew house by Block Architects is enclosed by a seemingly-delicate brick shell. The floor-plan of the house is informed by traditional three-part country houses that are common in the area. The outer shell of the home gives it a contemporary twist as a checkerboard pattern of bricks leave […]

BIG goes big at Serpentine Pavilion 2016

As part of the Serpentine Pavilion Architecture Programme 2016, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has created an unzipped “brick” wall that doubles as a café and performance space. Featured near Queen Caroline’s Temple in Kensington Gardens in London, the wall is one of four conceptual summer houses located on the Serpentine Gallery’s lawn. Bjarke Ingels Group […]