Mark Magazine 66 – Feb/Mar 2017

Cloud Nine





Cross Section

Next Architects; 5+1AA; Nathan Crowley/Zach Grobler; Space Group; Studio Gang; Infographic; AL_A; Buchner Bründler; Cláudio Vilarinho

Perspective: Music Venues

  • Toyo Ito’s National Taichung Theatre in Taiwan is a stunning building, with rough spots.
  • In spite of setbacks, Jacques Herzog and Pierre De Meuron were finally able to open their Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.
  • The National Music Centre by Allied Works is a catalyst for a blighted Calgary neighbourhood.

Long Section

  • Coop Himmeb(l)au creates an impressive showcase in the Chinese city of Shenzen
  • Stuio Fuksas’s Convention Centre in Rome features a free-shaped auditorium, floating in a glass box
  • When they design buildings, Masahiro and Mao Harada of Mount Fuji Architects have trees in mind
  • The Longquan International Bamboo Architecture Biennale in Baoxi, China, is both an architecture exhibition and the creation of a community
  • Lily Jencks teamed up with Nathanael Dorent to build her own retreat in a corner of the family-owned country estate in Scotland
  • Smart Design Studio turned a house for an art lover in Sydney into a work of art in itself
  • Search transforms a former farmhouse into a home for a family two owls and a few goats
  • Robert Meyer talks about publishing, processes and the importance of being pragmatic