Archive for September, 2009

DnB NOR Headquarters | MVRDV

DnB NOR Headquarters | MVRDV

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• September 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed by Dutch architects MVRDV in collaboration with Norwegian firms DARK Arkitekter AS. The construction for DnB NOR Headquarters has been started in this year September and scheduled to be completed in 2012. The pixelated design adapts to the urban context and combines an efficient and flexible internal organisation, based on small-scale working entities, with […]

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Olnick Spanu House | Alberto Campo Baeza

Olnick Spanu House | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 21, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed by Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza. The high transparency of living and dining spaces in Olnick Spanu House are planned on the top of the cement box to get the best view over the landscape, while giving a sense of privacy to the sleeping zone in the solid cement box which is anchored to […]

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Day Care Center for Benetton | Alberto Campo Baeza

Day Care Center for Benetton | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (0)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Day Care Center for Benetton located in Treviso, Italy. + Project description courtesy of Alberto Campo Baeza A BOX OPEN TO THE SKY We built a square box composed of nine smaller squares. The center square emerges to bring light from the heights of the vestibule. The […]

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The MA: Andalucia's Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (10)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Andalucia’s Museum of Memory located in Granada. A very good attempt of creating the interesting spatial experience through an elliptic central court which is designed to connect 3 levels spaces via the featured circular ramp. The new building, silent in its forms, is resounding in its elements […]

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The Q-bo collection RUGIADA

The Q-bo collection RUGIADA

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• September 19, 2009 • Comments (0)

The new Italian brand Q-bo is the innovative and new generation of material reinterpreted with reliefs, design decorations and surface treatments. The Q-bo collection RUGIADA is the irregular ring pattern on the surface of marble and natural stones, designed to create a harmonious and animated texture on the wall / floor surface. It is available […]

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Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• September 19, 2009 • Comments (5)

Denmark-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘ winning proposal for the international competition to design “Urban Mediaspace”, the largest public library in Scandinavia, is part of a wider plan to regenerate the old cargo docks on the harbour front in the Danish city of Aarhus. The building’s distinctive heptagonal-shape design will be a landmark in Aarhus. Urban […]

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Drops Chair | Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen

Drops Chair | Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen

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• September 17, 2009 • Comments (1)

Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen has designed a “Drops Chair“, which was inspired by the process behind making tassels. + Design statement courtesy of Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Drops consists of legs of stainless steel and an inner tube covered with recycled upholstery material. The seat is not permanently fixed to the underframe, but the inner ring in […]

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41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

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• September 17, 2009 • Comments (2)

41 Cooper Square is the Advancement of Science and Art building for the Cooper Union designed by Morphosis Architects. The project has won the Best Green Design of 2009 Awards from the New York Construction. Built with sustainability goals, 41 Cooper Square is the first LEED certified academic laboratory building in New York City. For […]

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Phase 2 Darwin Centre | C. F. Møller Architects

Phase 2 Darwin Centre | C. F. Møller Architects

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• September 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

The new phase 2 of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum by C. F. Møller Architects had the grand opening on 14 September 2009 and unveiled to the public on 15 September. The new Darwin Centre features a huge eight-storey concrete cocoon surrounded by a glass atrium, this iconic form expresses the enormous […]

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Japanese Tori-Tori Restaurant  | Rojkind Arquitectos + Esrawe Studio

Japanese Tori-Tori Restaurant | Rojkind Arquitectos + Esrawe Studio

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• September 15, 2009 • Comments (0)

Japanese Tori-Tori Restaurant in Mexico City by Mexico based architect firm Rojkind Arquitectos in collaboration with Esrawe Studio is now under construction. The building features the organic façade and landscape that become an extension of the restaurant to create a strong relationship between the inside and the outside. + Press release courtesy of Rojkind Arquitectos […]

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