Archive for March, 2011

Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch landscape architect Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten has designed Langedijk Cemetery in South Scharwoude, The Netherlands. For the new Oostervaart cemetery in Langedijk we decided to divide the cemetery into small, enclosed outdoor ‘grave chambers’. Connections to the ‘grave chambers’ were made by means of a public park network. Within this network, sightlines provide the […]

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Maintenance Building in Watergraafsmeer | Karres en Brands

Maintenance Building in Watergraafsmeer | Karres en Brands

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

For the new maintenance area at De Nieuwe Ooster Cemetery, Karres en Brandslands landschapsarchitecten designed a new maintenance building to complement an existing building. Standing on two sides of the maintenance area, the two buildings constitute one of the spatial boundaries of the cemetery. The new building has a total floor space of 285 m2 […]

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Disque | Marc Th. van der Voorn

Disque | Marc Th. van der Voorn

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch designer Marc Th. van der Voorn has designed the Disque pendant light. Disque is made of two translucent bowl-shaped discs which are tied together with nothing more than a 65 meter long thin string. The construction is screwless! The string is beautifully wrapped around both discs, giving the Disque its modest look. + Designer: […]

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15 Finalists of 2011 Skyscraper Competition

15 Finalists of 2011 Skyscraper Competition

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Earlier this month, we featured the winners and honorable mentions of the 2011 Skyscraper Competition. Today we are pleased to share with you 15 finalists that include underground cities, vertical farms, bio-fuel power plants, and contemporary skyscrapers that would redefine the city of Paris. Other proposals use laminated wood as building material, propose hydro-thermal high-rises, […]

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diephotodesigner.de app for iPad/iPhone

diephotodesigner.de app for iPad/iPhone

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

As trailblazers of their industry both Berlin based photographers invite you to experience their virtual gallery with works for BMW, MTV Networks or Mont Blanc. Ken Schluchtmann and Dirk Dähmlow, both born 1970, have specialized in architectural and design photography since 2001. Perfection and sensitivity are traits characterizing diephotodesigner.de’s approach to work. Moreover they are […]

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The Winners of ONLY FOR WOMEN 2011 by Area Declic

The Winners of ONLY FOR WOMEN 2011 by Area Declic

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Further to our announcement of design competition ONLY FOR WOMEN third edition last year, Area Declic is pleased to announce the winners of ONLY FOR WOMEN 2011, INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD. The winners will be awarded during the Milan International Furniture Show, on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at stand Area Declic at 3 p.m. + Press release […]

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Halleluja Concert Hall (Yellow Dragon Cave Theatre) | Turenscape

Halleluja Concert Hall (Yellow Dragon Cave Theatre) | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by Turenscape, the Construction site of Halleluja Concert Hall is located in the front of the cave plaza of Yellow Dragon Cave in Wuling River, zhangjiajie, a world-famous Scenic area of Hunan province. In the front, there is Suoxi River back against the cliff. Most of the functions are arranged underground, to avoid the […]

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Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Long Sleeve Skywalk by Turenscape is a simple but graceful integration of complicated urban functions with poetic space. Straddling across several river systems and a express way (Xuning Road), the Long Sleeve Skywalk is located on Xuning Road, Suining County, Jiangsu Province. It connects the focal point of the county, Harmony Square, to the […]

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Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Built on a brownfield of a former industrial site, Houtan Park is a regenerative living landscape on Shanghai’s Huangpu riverfront. The park’s constructed wetland, ecological flood control, reclaimed industrial structures and materials, and urban agriculture are integral components of an overall restorative design strategy to treat polluted river water and recover the degraded waterfront in […]

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Biomass Renewable Energy Plants | Gordon Murray Architects

Biomass Renewable Energy Plants | Gordon Murray Architects

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

British architectural firm Gordon Murray Architects were commissioned by Forth Energy, a joint venture between Forth Ports Plc and SSE (Scottish Southern Energy) to develop conceptual design proposals for a series of new Biomass Renewable Energy Plants at their ports of Dundee, Grangemouth, Rosyth and Leith in support of Section 36 Applications. The projects have […]

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