Archive for June, 2009

Olympic House and Park | Armon Choros Architektonikis

Olympic House and Park | Armon Choros Architektonikis

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• June 29, 2009 • Comments (1)

Olympic House and Park in is the offices of the Cyprus Olympic Committee and of all the National Athletic Federations, designed by Cyprus based Armon Choros Architektonikis. + Project description courtesy of Armon Choros Architektonikis The design for the Olympic House and Park sought to achieve an architectural composition that would give the fullest possible […]

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Chalkidos Street Residence | Armon Choros Architektonikis

Chalkidos Street Residence | Armon Choros Architektonikis

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• June 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Cyprus based Armon Choros Architektonikis has designed a private house – Chalkidos Street Residence. + Project description courtesy of Armon Choros Architektonikis It was asked for an introvert residence, with internal yard where the water would constitute the sovereign element of the space but also of the whole work. Exploitation of the natural parameters to the […]

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Cabin in Stockholm Archipelago | GRAD arkitekter

Cabin in Stockholm Archipelago | GRAD arkitekter

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• June 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Swedish architect GRAD arkitekter has designed a minimal cabin located in beutiful Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden. + Project description courtesy of GRAD arkitekter The cabin is located high up on a cliff in the archipelago of Stockholm, 70 meters over the sea level with view over hundreds of islands. The landscape is barren and dramatic; every […]

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Ford Calumet Environmental Center | Studio Gang Architects

Ford Calumet Environmental Center | Studio Gang Architects

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• June 28, 2009 • Comments (1)

Ford Calumet Environmental Center, demonstrating the sustainable principle of reuse, cost-effective and innovative design, designed by Chicago-based architect firm Studio Gang Architects. A very good attempt of using basket-like mesh of woven recycled and re-used rebar and steel to enclose the south-facing porch that creating passive solar shading and protection against bird strikes, while allowing […]

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Behavioral Health Pavilion & Crisis Response Center | Cannon Design

Behavioral Health Pavilion & Crisis Response Center | Cannon Design

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• June 27, 2009 • Comments (2)

Pima County Behavioral Health Pavilion + Crisis Response Center by Cannon Design. The construction is slated for August 2009. + Project description courtesy Cannon Design Pima County’s new one-of-a-kind mental health center is destined to change the practice of behavioral healthcare. Harmonizing with the climate and raw beauty of the Sonora Desert, the design balances […]

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Drawings and Diagrams of Tallinn Town Hall

Drawings and Diagrams of Tallinn Town Hall

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• June 27, 2009 • Comments (0)

Further to our previous feature of Big’s winning project – Tallinn Town Hall, Big architects has sent us additional information such as plans, sections and diagrams to demonstrate and appreciate the design. I personally like the diagram so much, because it is a very useful tool to delivery the ideas to readers. Also click here […]

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Hwaseong Sports Complex | DRDS

Hwaseong Sports Complex | DRDS

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• June 27, 2009 • Comments (3)

DRDS in collaboration with Junglim, DMP, Haenglim and A&U have designed the Hwaseong Sports Complex for Hyundai/Samsung Consortium located in Hwaseong, Korea. It is scheduled to open in 2010, including a 35,000 seat soccer, 5000 seat arena and 2000 seat practice field. + Project description courtesy of DRDS Stadiums have significant impact on cities because […]

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Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

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• June 24, 2009 • Comments (1)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall. + Press release courtesy of BIG BIG wins an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall An international idea contest was held for Tallinn’s new City Hall in Estonia and the best concept was presented by […]

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Regnum Tower | Park Associati

Regnum Tower | Park Associati

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• June 24, 2009 • Comments (1)

Italy-based architect firm Park Associati has designed a 145 m high Regnum residential and office tower located in Istanbul, Turchia. The sinuous form of the tower consists of three main elements united around a central transparent volume and its various façades change according to the position of the viewer. + Project description courtesy of Park […]

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Capdell Decorates Environmentally Friendly  Spaces

Capdell Decorates Environmentally Friendly Spaces

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• June 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

+ Press release Capdell Decorates Environmentally Friendly  Spaces what’s the point of striving to design the best chairs possible, if by the end of the day we won’t have a planet to place them? CAPDELL The harmful effects of the human activity on the climate and environment are more obvious every day. CAPDELL, being conscious […]

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