Archive for August, 2009

Inside Out Cabin | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Inside Out Cabin | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 31, 2009 • Comments (1)

Inside out cabin by Norway-based firm Reiulf Ramstad Architects is located on top of the hill in Hvaler – Norway, overlooking the ocean and the horizon. The house was designed to harmonize with its surrounding, by the choice of the raw material and big glasses, it blurs the edge between inside and outside. + Project […]

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Finderup Park Mix-use Complex | C. F. Møller Architects

Finderup Park Mix-use Complex | C. F. Møller Architects

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• August 30, 2009 • Comments (1)

Finderup Park project is a new mix-use complex with 92 housing units and 1500 m2 commercial space at ground level designed by  C. F. Møller Architects. + Project description courtesy of C. F. Møller Architects Located next to the western ring road of Aarhus, Finderup Park is a new mix-use complex with 92 housing units […]

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Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

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• August 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Herning, Denmark is a first prize winning project designed by Steven Holl Architects to accommodate exhibition galleries, 150 seat auditorium, music rehearsal rooms, restaurant, media library and administrative offices. The museum will open to public on September 9 2009. + Project description courtesy of Steven Holl architects The Herning […]

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Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

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• August 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Steven Holl Architects has designed the Knut Hamsun Center located in Hamarøy, Norway. This is an historical museum for writer Knut Hamsun including exhibition areas, library, reading room, cafe and 230 seat auditorium. The concept for the museum, “Building as a Body: Battleground of Invisible Forces,” is realized from inside and out. Here the wood […]

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Astana National Library | BIG

Astana National Library | BIG

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• August 26, 2009 • Comments (2)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the first prize in an open international design competition to design Kazakhstan’s new National Library in Astana. The Astana National Library has been designed and developed as a Möbius strip interlocked by a perfect circle and a public spiral. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG […]

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Hotel V - Wanchai | studio OFF

Hotel V – Wanchai | studio OFF

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• August 25, 2009 • Comments (3)

This project is a full-scale conversion & façade modification of Hotel V from a 30+ years old office block located in Wanchai, Hong Kong. It was designed by studio OFF with an idea of roughness as a metaphor. The wall finished with a special mosaic expression tile – Tri-tonal Tile® to give different visual expressions […]

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Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

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• August 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Kortrijk Central Library in Belgium is a competition winning project designed by New York-based architecture firm REX. The design combines functions of Library, Life-Long Learning Center and Music Center. The new combination was named the project “LLLibrary”. + Project description courtesy of REX REX and Principal in Charge Joshua Prince-Ramus have been named the winner […]

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Restaurant Bond Berlin | Axel Schäfer of BERLINRODEO

Restaurant Bond Berlin | Axel Schäfer of BERLINRODEO

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (6)

The interior of Restaurant Bond Berlin, designed by Berlin-based interior design firm BERLINRODEO which was founded by Axel Schaefer in 2005. + Project description courtesy of Axel Schäfer The restaurant is designed to echo the glamorous style of the Bond films from the 60’s and 70’s, but with a modern sensibility that brings it up […]

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Tjuvholmen | Kristin Jarmund Architects

Tjuvholmen | Kristin Jarmund Architects

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Norwegian firm Kristin Jarmund Architects has designed the Tjuvholmen office building located in Oslo’s waterfront, Norway. The project features the protruding vertical fins on facade facing to the water. Viewed at an angle this facade appears closed, but from head-on it opens up. + Project description courtesy of Kristin Jarmund Architects The area of Tjuvholmen, […]

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Norway-based Kristin Jarmund Architects has designed The Royal Norwegian Embassy located in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the projects was to create a representative yet modest building which presents Norway in a modern and quality conscious way…This form gives the house a” face” while at the same time allowing the rooms on the first floor […]

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