SLICE HOUSE Procter: Rihl Client: Neusa Oliviera Designed for a left-over strip of urban space in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the house uses cast and polished, or resin-coated, concrete.
The accommodation, tall and well-lit, is arranged around a courtyard garden. The coup de théâtre is the small external plunge pool.
ESPLANADE - THEATRES ON THE BAY DP Architects (Singapore) with Michael Wilford and Partners Client: The Esplanade Company On its waterfront site in Singapore, the Esplanade Theatre relates well to the magnificent views in each direction. Particularly impressive are the glass shell and shaping that give the architecture its form.
£197.5 million. 103,980m
SPANISH PAVILION Foreign Offi ce Architects Client: SEEI The principal reference for this building at Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan, is the hybrid Spanish culture, in particular the courtyard with its decorative devices, lattices and traceries and the church with its arch.
£3.6 million. 2,868m