Archive for February, 2012

House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (1)

The house, situated on a beautiful lot at the edge of the forest, consists of two different volumes: an L-shaped base on which an oblong volume balances. Together they form a sculpture which resembles a fallen tree on a pile of earth. The public functions of the house are situated in the L-shaped base. The […]

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Table 'egg' \ WAMHOUSE

Table ‘egg’ \ WAMHOUSE

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• February 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Poland-based design studio WAMHOUSE recently has created the Table ‘egg’.

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Stratton Street \ Squire and Partners

Stratton Street \ Squire and Partners

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BUILDING The original Victorian building at 8 Stratton Street was built in 1871 in the Free Gothic Revival style, and is Grade II listed. This project combines the listed building with its neighbour at No 9 Stratton Street, to provide the UK headquarters for an umbrella organisation based in the Middle East, operating a number […]

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Bike design \ Liu Chien-Sheng

Bike design \ Liu Chien-Sheng

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

This bicycle design is trying to challenge the imagination of the form, and create a new idea for the motion system. Design language of the bicycle is figured by natural form. Simplified body form which component with smooth shaped elements. The essence of this bicycle design is to create a sexy curve. It presents as […]

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BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG + Architectural Nexus + Dunn Associates + VBFA + Envision Engineering + Big D design the winning proposal for the renovation and expansion of Kimball Art Center in Park City, projected for completion by Mid-2015. The Kimball Art Center, home to Sundance House during the Annual Sundance Film Festival, invited an international group of […]

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Dalian Library \ 10 Design

Dalian Library \ 10 Design

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

AIA JURORS’ Comments: The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as creating a focal area for an interesting series of spaces for the community. The building section illustrated for the jurors, the attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The various adjoining spaces spiral inward in celebrating how […]

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HBA Designs the Best Hotel Bathrooms for Valentine's Day

HBA Designs the Best Hotel Bathrooms for Valentine’s Day

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to turn up the romance than with a dip in the tub with your precious loved one? Leading design firm HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates has designed some of the most amazing hotel bathrooms that are sure to impress on the most romantic day of the […]

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New Installation by JOEL SHAPIRO at Rice Gallery

New Installation by JOEL SHAPIRO at Rice Gallery

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (1)

Shapiro’s Rice Gallery installation, on view through March 18, is a gravity-defying array of color, form, shape and line. Wooden elements, vibrantly painted with supersaturated pigment and casein, seemingly levitate in the air as they are held in tension by string stretching from the center of the gallery’s floor to points on the ceiling. The […]

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Hitech Systems Headquarter \ UAU office

Hitech Systems Headquarter \ UAU office

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new directional building has been designed to abstract itself from the common building scheme, rejecting analogies and mimesis, while intended to assume technology and innovation as its essence. The traditional building techniques make room to the use of innovative materials or the different exploitation of the old ones, and, at the same time, to […]

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House T \ UAU office

House T \ UAU office

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (3)

Since the family had increased in number after the first renovation of the house the challenge of the project has been to make the most of the available space. The project aims to bring up the family to a multifunctional use of the spaces, without conventional limits. That’s why we decide to give the existing […]

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