Archive for March, 2012

The Sky Pavilion Pop Up Opens Today - FREE to the public

The Sky Pavilion Pop Up Opens Today – FREE to the public

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

The BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Sky Pavilion Imagination Project opens in Melbourne, Australia today and its free to the public. It is an interactive 4D installation which facilitates manipulation of virtual clouds and star constellations inside a pop-up space, using your body. The installation is part of an International campaign which communicates what is possible with the […]

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Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Woods Bagot has won the international competition to design China Southern Airport City, a 988-acre (400-hectare), mixed-use development set on the Liuxi River in Guangzhou, China. The design, which totals 41 million square feet (3.8 million square meters), expands the traditional corporate headquarters to an urban scale, blending business and manufacturing uses with lifestyle and […]

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Hot Paper Restaurant \ WAMHOUSE

Hot Paper Restaurant \ WAMHOUSE

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (1)

The restaurant design included not only interiors, but also the name of the restaurant, logo and elevation, that is comprehensive image setting. The leading element is a newspaper motif, which appears both in the restaurant name and in the interior itself – in the form of a wallpaper as well as “torn” walls and furniture. […]

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Nieuwegein City Hall and Cultural Center \ 3XN Architects

Nieuwegein City Hall and Cultural Center \ 3XN Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (1)

From Growing Pains to Growing Commitment The new City Hall and cultural center in the Dutch city of Nieuwegein, is designed to create cohesion and the foundation for a stronger local community. A modern participatory democracy requires transparency and communication at eye level in the encounter between citizen and authority. These elements have been the […]

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Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a new student commons at an independent high school in Marin, California. Designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, the Branson School Student Commons gives students a much-needed gathering space with an unusual degree of connection to the outdoors. Sited in a narrow glen between upper and lower campuses, the structure includes a dining […]

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Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site faces the main street of the busy shopping district in Osaka Central City. The outer wall which faces the corner lot of the existing building is covered with glass, and has drawn the attention from the circumference. After calculating the efficient degree of lighting of daytime, and the height of eyes of walkers […]

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Cafe KBT \ JAM

Cafe KBT \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the foot of Mt. Wakakusayama in northern Nara. Here, in a region of a historical area including Machiya – traditional wooden townhouses -, Shin-Yakushi-Ji Temple and Buddhist temples. The Intention was to create a rich relaxation place for tourists and neighbors. The building which should be repaired is an old […]

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70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 70°Sud project, an apartment building recently completed by LAN in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. In this operation we have let aside exhaustive studies on urbanity and potential grabbing –costly and previously explored methods at the agency–, to pivot back around an essential postulate: a space exists only if it is built. Simplification, substraction and timeless values […]

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Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has recently designed the Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne. + Project facts Owner: SADEV 94 on behalf of the City Council Bonneuil sur Marne Project manager / Architect: ECDM Consulting firm structure: EIFFAGE Val de Seine Engineering and design fluid: SNC Lavalin Contractor: EIFFAGE Val de Seine […]

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House in Grodzisk Mazowiecki \  WAMHOUSE

House in Grodzisk Mazowiecki \ WAMHOUSE

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• March 26, 2012 • Comments (2)

The house interior design has been created with a young, modern family in mind. The building has a lot of glazing, which made it easier to achieve the effect of spaciousness. An additional factor which influences reception of space are bright colours. An element which joins all interiors is whiteness and wood – bleached oak […]

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