On the run up to the Stirling Prize, 2016, The Architect’s Journal takes a look into the six nominated buildings, with interviews from the architects.
Made up of 235 tenure-blind, high-quality homes of which 25% are affordable dwelling. The project transforms the built environment whilst respecting the history of neighbouring buildings. Trafalgar Place is a flagship housing project for Lendlease and is a part of their wider redevelopment of the Elephant and Castle.
The transformation of the former Heygate Estate enriches the qualities of the area, creating a thriving, desirable place to live, work and visit. Separate buildings are integrated within an open green landscape characterised by mature trees and diverse new planting. A new public realm within the historic fabric of the neighbourhood is created.
Exploring American architect and educator Ray Kappe’s 4,000-square foot treetop abode in California for the latest In Residence.
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A film by Matthew Donaldson matthewdonaldson.com
BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2016 / winner — Junya Ishigami, Japan
This video was shooted with a Canon 5D Mark II in Atsugi (Kanagawa, Japan) in July 2016, as a collaboration with the architecture photographer Enrico Cano (enricocano.com).
The aim was to show the building in its complexity and with the surrounding environment, to document the project of Junya Ishigami during the exhibition of BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2016 (swissarchitecturalaward.ch).
Architect: junya.ishigami+associates, Japan (jnyi.jp)
Architecture: KAIT – Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop (2004-2008)