Archive for November, 2011

Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre \ OODA

Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre \ OODA

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

This competition intent was to establish a proposal for a centre fully equipped with adequate technology and facilities in order to be prepared against a disaster that may affect Istanbul and to develop public consciousness about the disasters in general and specifically about earthquakes. Along this the centre will also be hosting relevant courses, venues […]

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Delugan Meissl Associated Architects won Urban Planning Quartier M

Delugan Meissl Associated Architects won Urban Planning Quartier M

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

Austria-based architectural firm DMAA (Delugan Meissl Associated Architects) has won the competition for the Urban Planning Quartier M. Two overriding factors flow into the main idea for the urban design: the terrain’s immediate closeness to a trafficked road axis and the western railway, as well as the requirement for high density construction. In response to […]

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National competition "designing the upcoming public water-transport stations / Thessaloniki"

National competition “designing the upcoming public water-transport stations / Thessaloniki”

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (2)

Designed by Raptaki Iro, Plastirasn Nikolas, Paschalidis Stavros & Klepkos George, the proposal of Water Cube was listed among the 20 finalists in the National competition “designing the upcoming public water-transport stations / Thessaloniki“. The competition brief asked the participants to design 4 stops in the city of Thessaloniki in Greece, in order to be used by waterbuses […]

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Architects Collective Receives Austrian Client's Award 2011 for Klinikum Klagenfurt

Architects Collective Receives Austrian Client’s Award 2011 for Klinikum Klagenfurt

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

A modern, innovative and trend-setting hospital The new project for the Provincial Hospital in Klagenfurt is innovative in many ways. The latest Medical Technology along with an enhanced cross-utilization of medical equipment and facilities (operating rooms, examination and treatment rooms and wards in the logistics field) give this new hospital a pioneering status in Europe. […]

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Washington Square Plaza \ estudioOCA

Washington Square Plaza \ estudioOCA

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• November 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

This study for the treatment of the future subway extension to North Beach takes into consideration the historic value of the neighborhood and existing park, and attempts to create an improved pedestrian experience while minimizing the impact on the community. The proposed plaza replaces a small, inaccessible landscaped area and a short section of Powell […]

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Medical Library Oasis \ HPP architects

Medical Library Oasis \ HPP architects

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

With the new Medical Library Düsseldorf´s Heinrich-Heine-University receives a pulsating space for studying, reading, learning, inspiration and social encounter. Exactly two years after the ground-breaking ceremony, today the medical department of Heinrich-Heine-University and the University Clinic celebrate grand opening. The design for the 38 meter high structure stacks the various functions on top of one […]

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Astarte Suites Hotel \ Aygoustis Krousis

Astarte Suites Hotel \ Aygoustis Krousis

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

Astarte Suites Design Hotel is suggested place to stay in Financial Times (2007), NY Times(2010) and Conde Nast Traveler(2009), while on 2007 became member of Boutique Hotels & Resorts International, and won 3rd place as “Greece Leading Boutique Hotel” 2011 World Travel Awards. Astarte Suites is a spectacular 9-room complex designed by Aygoustis Krousis and […]

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Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm ECDM architectes have completed the Housing in Toulouse. + Architect’s statement Our aim here was not to work against a landscape, to impose upon it a specific residential model, but rather to suggest a model of a specific setting. The houses unfold in two sinuous curves that follow the natural lie of the […]

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Busan Camellian Opera House \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Busan Camellian Opera House \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• November 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Busan Camellian Opera House provides a harmonious connection between the existing dense urban fabric of the city and the port with its myriad of waterfront activities. Camouflaged beneath its contoured envelope, it erupts from the landscape in the form of densely planted tectonic petals that connect city and sea, urbanity and landscape, providing a […]

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House 712 \ H ARQUITECTES

House 712 \ H ARQUITECTES

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• November 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

The house was for a young couple without children, and had some initial programmatic requirements which were pretty conventional (a garage, three bedrooms, a study, etc). The plot, which was triangular and around 400m2, was part of a land promotion protected by the Incasol for self promoters and was subjected to a tight schedule for […]

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