Together with artist Brian Tolle and landscape architect Gail Wittwer-Laird, 1100 Architect was selected by the Battery Park City Authority to create a memorial commemorating the Great Irish Hunger. On a base of Irish limestone and illuminated glass, the team re-created a rugged landscape comprised of walls with stones from each of Ireland’s 32 counties, abandoned potato fields, and various species of native Irish plants and grasses. From the base’s west side, visitors enter through an…

Seoul architects G.Lab* of Gansam Partners have unveiled their proposal for an art centre with a branch-like structure for Gimpo, South Korea.Called Gimpo Art Hall, the design is inspired by the image of a tree, symbolising the area’s agricultural history.The bulk of the building is elevated, creating a public plaza and walkway at street level.

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