Marina Tabassum Architects: Baitur Rauf Jame Mosque

Marina Tabassum’s Baitur Rauf Jame Mosque in Dhaka, Bangladesh, utilizes simple, unadorned materials and vernacular construction techniques to immense effect, emphasizing the interplay of light and shadow, and creating a space for religious reverie and transcendence. Read the full article at arcspace.com

ZAO/standardarchitecture: Micro Hutong

Micro Hutong represents the aggregation of a series of architectural reiterations, in which ZAO/standardarchitecture’s Zhang Ke has reimagined the hutong for the 21st century. Hutongs form a characteristic part of the historical architectural fabric of Beijing, comprising narrow laneways lined by siheyuan, traditional courtyard dwellings….

Büro Ole Scheeren: MahaNakhon

MahaNakhon is the newest high-rise landmark in Bangkok’s Central Business District, designed by German architect Ole Scheeren. Its pixelated form reaches 314-metres into the city skyline before gently dissolving back into the densely packed urban landscape below. The MahaNakhon project originated in 2009 whilst Scheeren…