Archive for September, 2010

Mansoor's Residence | 10×10 Design Consultants

Mansoor’s Residence | 10×10 Design Consultants

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• September 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

India-based studio 10×10 Design Consultants has designed the contemporary house for Mr. Mansoor and his family in Palakkad district, nestled in the Western Ghats. + Project description courtesy 10×10 Design Consultants A home is a sanctuary and a retreat. It shelters one against the elements of nature. The modern man is trying to find the […]

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Helix Spire | Erich Remash + Chris Thomas

Helix Spire | Erich Remash + Chris Thomas

• September 28, 2010 • Comments (0)

Helix Spire was a temporary sculptural play toy, a climbing tower, a lookout 25 feet above the ground. Mundane materials were used in a clever way to build a modest climbing toy which provided a good view and a point of reference for gathering and play. The Helix was designed to be easy to climb, […]

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Student Competition - Vienna House of Music (VHOM)

Student Competition – Vienna House of Music (VHOM)

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• September 28, 2010 • Comments (0)

The new architecture competition for students ‘Vienna House of Music (VHOM)‘ organized by ArchMedium.com is now open for registration. Convenor: ArchMedium Contest: Viena House of Music (VHOM) The House of Music is a new type of music school for Vienna that should be an important link between past and present of the city.  The building […]

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The City of Madrid Wins A Prestigious Green Good Design Award for 2010

The City of Madrid Wins A Prestigious Green Good Design Award for 2010

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• September 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

DUBLIN, IRELAND…SEPEMBER 26, 2010…. The City of Madrid is full of surprises. If the complexities of today’s urban life with large cities full of historical and modern buildings and a busy metropolis of high density neighborhoods and bustling urban traffic are to be avoided for the pristine countryside and open rural spaces, think again. Madrid […]

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A House combines art and architecture | A-cero

A House combines art and architecture | A-cero

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• September 27, 2010 • Comments (5)

Art & architecture Spanish architecture firm A-cero presents its new house: a built set of volumes and sheets combined as a perfect play that mixes the limits between art and architecture. According to A-cero aesthetics, modern projecting, blocks and plates define the design of this residential project with sculptural references. The house is located in […]

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A Civil Community | aramplus Architetti Associati

A Civil Community | aramplus Architetti Associati

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (3)

For the competition held by Ance on the redevelopment of abandoned industrial areas, the spatial analysis project started. The lot is located in the former industrial area of Cava de’ Tirreni, north of it, the area that was occupied by Co.Fi.MA, abandoned canning industry. Gone are the tobacco fields of landscape features which are linked […]

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Public Sauna in Liberec | Mjölk architekti

Public Sauna in Liberec | Mjölk architekti

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (1)

Mjölk architects built a sauna and presented it to their city Czech architectural office mjölk architekti made a remarkable contribution to public space utilization in Liberec, their city of residence. During the night right after their apperance at Pecha Kucha Night Prague – which took place last Wednesday – the architects built a public sauna […]

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40 Housing Units + Retails | LAN Architecture

40 Housing Units + Retails | LAN Architecture

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

French architects LAN architecture won the competition organised by ICF Novedis to design the block 4.2 of the new Cardinet-Chalabre urban development zone in Paris, France. The major urban interest of ilot 4.2 lies in its position: it will act as a fulcrum between Boulevard Pereire and the new ZAC (Urban Development Zone), creating a […]

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Biosphere Sustainability Centre | Paul Raff Studio

Biosphere Sustainability Centre | Paul Raff Studio

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• September 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Paul Raff Studio has designed the Biosphere Sustainability Centre in the Thousand Island Region in Ontario, Canada,  it is the multi-use cultural facility which will be a powerful catalyst to environmental, social and economic sustainable development. MISSION To partner and leverage natural and human capital to improve environmental, social, cultural and economic outcomes by demonstrating […]

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Swietokrzyska Tower | OneByNine studio

Swietokrzyska Tower | OneByNine studio

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

Poland-based firm OneByNine studio recently has designed the Swietokrzyska Tower located in the center of Warsaw, Poland, next to the main street in the city. The shape of a building are created by two simple twisted blocks. The shape is adjusted to the sun movement. OneByNine tried to minimize southern facade which is most exposed […]

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