Archive for September, 2009

"Selfportrait" Chair | Ka-Lai Chan

“Selfportrait” Chair | Ka-Lai Chan

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• September 15, 2009 • Comments (0)

Selfportrait, image courtesy of Ka-Lai Chan Selfportrait, image courtesy of Ka-Lai Chan The young designer Ka-Lai Chan has designed an innovative chair “Selfportrait” in her graduation project. In 2009, she established her own design studio. + Design statement courtesy of Ka-Lai Chan “Selfportrait” is a graduation project based on the emotions and suppressed feelings what […]

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Granatum – Granada Performing Arts Centre | AH Asociados in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates

Granatum – Granada Performing Arts Centre | AH Asociados in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates

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• September 10, 2009 • Comments (0)

Spanish architecture studio AH Asociados in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates have won the design competition of the Performing Arts Centre for Granada located in Spain. + Project description courtesy of AH Asociados Granatum – A building that evokes the structure of a symbolic fruit for Granada. A geometry inspired on the nature. The […]

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Juxtaposed: Religion | blankblank

Juxtaposed: Religion | blankblank

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• September 10, 2009 • Comments (0)

Juxtaposed: Religion bookshelves is designed by California-based design studio blankblank which will allow private bids at www.blankblank.net from September 16 to 26, 2009. The auction offers the last 3 limited edition of 50 since 2007 production. The objective of the Juxtaposed series of bookshelves is to give books new meaning by juxtaposing them with other […]

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Libeskind Villa | Studio Daniel Libeskind

Libeskind Villa | Studio Daniel Libeskind

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• September 10, 2009 • Comments (3)

Libeskind Villa designed by Daniel Libeskind will be unveiled to the public on September 29. The Libeskind Villa is a piece of art with its own unique atmosphere. For the first time, Daniel Libeskind has devised a home which can be erected anywhere in the world. + Press information courtesy of proportion A Libeskind for […]

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New Amsterdam Pavilion unveiled in Battery Park | Ben van Berkel/ UNStudio

New Amsterdam Pavilion unveiled in Battery Park | Ben van Berkel/ UNStudio

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• September 9, 2009 • Comments (0)

UNStudio‘s New Amsterdam Pavilion unveiled today in Battery Park, New York. The New Amsterdam Plein and Pavilion, commissioned by the Battery Conservancy, is a gift from the Netherlands to New York in honour of 400 years of friendship. + Press release courtesy of UNStudio September 9, 2009, NEW YORK, NY Today the official unveiling ceremony […]

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House in Nordelta | Sternberg Kohen Arquitectos

House in Nordelta | Sternberg Kohen Arquitectos

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• September 9, 2009 • Comments (1)

Argentina-based Sternberg Kohen Arquitectos has designed a house in Nordelta, Buenos Aires, Argentina. + Project description courtesy of Sternberg Kohen Arquitectos Far from the predesigned and homogeneous models, the architects decided to put the accent in the surroundings, joining the functionality of the house with its context, incorporating natural materials such as stone and wood, […]

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Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar have won the first prize to design sustainable skyscraper – Shenzhen International Energy Mansion in Shenzhen, China. The façade is conceived as a folded skin that shades the office complex from direct sunlight and integrates solar thermal panels, reducing the overall energy […]

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House Uc | Miyahara Architect Office

House Uc | Miyahara Architect Office

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (7)

House Uc by Japan-based Miyahara Architect Office is a private house located in residential area of Tokyo standing on a small and narrow site of irregular shape. House Uc was designed to imply the essence of the house within the urban context by bringing out the characteristics of the finishing material. Miyahara Architect Office + […]

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House TTN | Miyahara Architect Office

House TTN | Miyahara Architect Office

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• September 7, 2009 • Comments (2)

Japan-based Miyahara Architect Office has designed the House TTN located in Tokyo , Japan. The house was designed to accommodate three families with independent kitchen unit, bathroom, and toilet. The main spaces are separated by outdoor common decks which also act as buffer zone between families. + Project description courtesy of Miyahara Architect Office, text […]

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Rafael del Pino Auditorium Building | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

Rafael del Pino Auditorium Building | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

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• September 7, 2009 • Comments (1)

Spain-based Rafael de La-Hoz Architects has designed the Rafael del Pino Auditorium Building next to Madrid’s Paseo de la Castellana. The facade of the building stands out for its metallic arboreal structure that supports the structure of the building on both sides. “It is about transforming a garden into an inhabited garden” Rafael de La-Hoz […]

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