Archive for November, 2010

Foster + Partners' Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

Foster + Partners’ Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

The design of Foster + Partners for the Zayed National Museum have been officially unveiled today by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Conceived as a monument and memorial to the late […]

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UNStudio / Ben van Berkel’s design chosen for the Singapore University of Technology and Design

UNStudio / Ben van Berkel’s design chosen for the Singapore University of Technology and Design

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect UNStudio / Ben van Berkel’s design has been selected from a shortlist of five practices to design Plot A of the SUTD (Singapore University of Technology and Design) campus. The main aim of the design for the Singapore University of Technology and Design was to create a campus that celebrates both teaching […]

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Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Here are the six Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Award winners, the competition is sponsored by the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association to recognize creativity and innovative design by using one of the world’s most unique building materials, Western Red Cedar. The award winners offer a range of creative approaches using Western Red Cedar… They […]

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Booksigning and lecture by Wolf D. Prix

Booksigning and lecture by Wolf D. Prix

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• November 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

2 months ago, we’ve introduced a book of “COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN“. Well, if you have bought this book, let’s take this opportunity to attend the occasion of booksigning and lecture by Wolf D. Prix at bookshop Walther König, VIE. Date: December 1, 2010 Time: 6:00 p.m. Venue: Bookshop Walther König, Museumsquartier, […]

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LAVA brings digital decoration to la Rinascente store window in Milan

LAVA brings digital decoration to la Rinascente store window in Milan

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• November 24, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Milan, Chris Bosse of Laboratory for Visionary Architecture [LAVA] has created a window installation for the famous Italian department store la Rinascente for its Contemporary Christmas Art windows. LAVA’s window installation is an origami coral reef using 1500 recycled and recyclable cardboard molecules that explores the intelligence of natural and architectural systems. In urban […]

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Dwelling in Avila | A-cero

Dwelling in Avila | A-cero

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• November 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

Designed by Spainish architectural studio A-Cero, a dwelling of generous proportions developed over a single storey to facilitate the indoor-outdoor connection and to make the most of the environment in which it stands. Surrounded by meadows, tree groves, chestnut, pine and oak trees and wildlife represented by stags, wild boar and roe deer, the edifice […]

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Lord Foster to deliver his inaugural lecture as Humanitas Visiting Professor of Architecture at the University of Oxford

Lord Foster to deliver his inaugural lecture as Humanitas Visiting Professor of Architecture at the University of Oxford

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• November 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Norman Foster will deliver his inaugural lecture as Visiting Professor in Architecture at 5 p.m. on Monday, 29 November, in the Examination Schools, Oxford University. I am grateful to Lord Weidenfeld and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue for the invitation to be the Humanitas Visiting Professor of Architecture. This is a timely […]

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"Ready. Steady. Go!" Design in Public Space

“Ready. Steady. Go!” Design in Public Space

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• November 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

In the course of Design Month Graz 2010 the project “Ready. Steady. Go!” by architects Sandra Janser and Elisabeth Koller won the first prize in the design competition for the installation of a visual frame in the Jakomini district. The intention of this visual frame is to define the streets Jakoministraße and Klosterwiesgasse in order […]

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Zaha Hadid Architects and the Bouregreg Valley Development Agency Announce the Rabat Grand Theatre

Zaha Hadid Architects and the Bouregreg Valley Development Agency Announce the Rabat Grand Theatre

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• November 23, 2010 • Comments (1)

In Morocco, Zaha Hadid Architects and the Bouregreg Valley Development Agency Announce the Rabat Grand Theatre. I am delighted to be building the Grand Theatre in Rabat… Morocco’s unique musical traditions and rich cultural history in the performing arts are renowned throughout the world. I am honoured to be part of the cultural development of […]

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Pipe Cottage | Barsav Concept & Construction

Pipe Cottage | Barsav Concept & Construction

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• November 22, 2010 • Comments (0)

Barsav Concept & Construction recently has completed the Pipe Cottage in karaj, Iran. The aim of this project was to construct a villa which suits of characters and interest. Considering the site situation, which is close to an aluminum pipeline factory. The villa was built using the pipelines as native material. Initially the building consists […]

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