Archive for July, 2010

Light thread | EASTERN design office

Light thread | EASTERN design office

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (2)

Japanese studio EASTERN design office shared their competition proposal for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Wrestling Arena with us. + Full project description courtesy of EASTERN design office It is the international design proposal competition for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Wrestling Arena. During the Olympic Games, the wrestling arena has a 10,000-person capacity. After the Olympic […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Adelaide Australia, the multidisciplinary design practice, Hassell designed The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct which comprises a series of interlinked forecourts that unfold over 2000 square metres to create a natural transition and physical connection between the roads, parklands and waterways. The Zoo boasts Australia’s first purpose-designed ‘green roof’ to support wildlife shelter and extensive […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest designed by Australian practice Hassell is built by bamboo as responding to the pandas’ native Chinese heritage within an Australian context. The journey through the Giant Panda Forest provides visitors with an immersive experience of the Chinese Highlands and enables a variety of viewing opportunities, educational and recreational. The […]

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Shape and Form collections | Graham & Brown

Shape and Form collections | Graham & Brown

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (1)

We are pleased to present Graham & Brown’s latest design collection, Shape & Form. Shape and Form is the latest collection by Graham & Brown and is inspired by geometric shapes and the use of shadows to create depth and texture. We wanted to push the boundaries and create a dramatic, masculine collection that plays […]

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Carglass Administrative Headquarters | AUM arquitetos

Carglass Administrative Headquarters | AUM arquitetos

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• July 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

The design for the administrative headquarters of Carglass, a British automotive glass company, had the intention to create a large structure, similar to an industrial hangar, but with unique and striking characteristics able to denote the use of the building. The trapezoidal configuration of the site and the care of local law suggested an unusual […]

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Concrete House II | A-cero

Concrete House II | A-cero

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

The architecture studio A-cero presents one of its last works about a big single-family house. It takes place in the outskirts of Madrid on a 5000m2 plot. It is a single storey building and it has a 1.600 m2 built surface. The first sensation that this house produces when people go into the plot is […]

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Conversion Vertical Museum, Castle-Tower Regensberg | L3P Architekten

Conversion Vertical Museum, Castle-Tower Regensberg | L3P Architekten

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (0)

Swiss architect L3P Architekten has converted a castle-tower to the Vertical Museum. The castle-tower is under historical monuments’ protection and is a distinctive landmark in the region of Zurich. The tower is 21 metres high, the walls being up to 3 metres thick, and the interior radius averaging about 3.5 m. As old as the […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

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• July 28, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, is the London-based architectural firm Foreign Office Architects (FOA)‘s first major building in the United States, and its first museum. It is approx. 34,000-square-foot with four-story structure, located at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Mayfield Road, the new MOCA is a flagship project of Cleveland’s emerging Uptown […]

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 Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), Open Architectural Design Competition

Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), Open Architectural Design Competition

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), is an international competition launched by the ARCHIVE Institute to build five housing units in the area of St. Marc, Haiti. The housing units are unique in that throughout the entire project, from design, construction, and habitation, HEALTH is a driving factor. The […]

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CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

In the French city of Marseille, a new 142.8 metre tower, which is the headquarters of container shipping giant, CMA-CGM is now nearly completed. The building was designed by Zaha Hadid architects in 2004, the project intended to provide a vertical iconic building and to act as a gateway to the city from both land […]

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