Archive for August, 2009

Synergetic Regionalism | William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez

Synergetic Regionalism | William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez

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• August 8, 2009 • Comments (2)

Synergetic Regionalism by William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez is a theoretical endeavor for a site in the south of Venezuela (in the “La Gran Sabana” area) near the border with Brazil. + Project description courtesy of William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez Synergetic Regionalism establishes a syncretic relationship between emergent occidental architectural models and existing indigenous organizational strategies […]

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Slice House | Studio ST Architects

Slice House | Studio ST Architects

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• August 7, 2009 • Comments (5)

New York-based Studio ST Architects has designed a Zero Energy Home – Slice House located in Atlanta, Georgia. The Slice House is an extruded box from which slices were cut to reduce the square footage and create an intelligent and beautiful house. Cuts into the basic form reveal its shape and functions. A slice in […]

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House OR | Hugon Kowalski of H3AR

House OR | Hugon Kowalski of H3AR

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• August 6, 2009 • Comments (1)

House OR, designed by Polish architect Hugon Kowalski of H3AR for an older marriage couple. + Project description courtesy of H3AR House has been designed for an older marriage couple. Therefore, the aim of all major functions should be concentrated on the ground floor. There were bedroom, kitchen, dining room, laundry room, pantry and living […]

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Urban Land Institute presents Award of Excellence to the Mountain

Urban Land Institute presents Award of Excellence to the Mountain

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• August 5, 2009 • Comments (0)

Congratulation to Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, the Mountain project which has been awarded an Urban Land Institute (ULI) 2009 Award for Excellence. + Press release courtesy of BIG The Mountain has been selected as a winner of an Urban Land Institute (ULI) 2009 Award for Excellence: Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) […]

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Canoes Landscape | Julio Barreno Gutiérrez

Canoes Landscape | Julio Barreno Gutiérrez

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• August 5, 2009 • Comments (2)

Spanish architect  Julio Barreno Gutiérrez recently has completed a building which is to store canoes next to the water reservoir in a small village in the south of Spain. For the construction of this element we used the current materials of this area; the white colour as the main ingredient and inclined black tiled roof […]

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Monte Elbruz Building | Garduño Arquitectos

Monte Elbruz Building | Garduño Arquitectos

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• August 3, 2009 • Comments (1)

Mexico-based Garduño Arquitectos has designed the 24 units housing development project – Monte Elbruz Building, of not more than 6 levels (local regulation) in such the small site, located in Polanco, Mexico City. The linear courtyard is introduced in between two linear apartment blocks that playing an important rule to the project. + Project description […]

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Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

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• August 1, 2009 • Comments (1)

Peter Pran & Jonathan Ward of NBBJ recently has completed the Akerselva Atrium mixed-used building located along the Akerselva/Aker River in Oslo, Norway. The project composed of two distinct architectural forms split by the central lift core with a dramatic striking color glass atrium, where the entrance of the project is defined. One part of […]

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