Archive for September, 2012

University Library Marne-la-Vallée \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

University Library Marne-la-Vallée \ Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

Beckmann-N’Thepe Architects recently has completed the University Library Marne-la-Vallée. The Beckmann-N’Thépé agency chose an audacious strategy for the design of the new Marne-la-Vallée university library, which resembles a mound of earth ‘torn from its natural environment,’ in harmony with its surroundings. ‘Between naturalism and terror, ‘the Marne-la-Vallée Library puts us in touch with our dreams – active, joyous, […]

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Intercam \ SPACE

Intercam \ SPACE

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

The design concept for the INTERCAM offices is based on providing customers with an atmosphere of solidity and reliability with a fun atmosphere inside while still capturing the essence of the bank. The project, located in the Lago Zurich building in Plaza Carso, consists of 3,800 m2, on two floors. The public floor is a […]

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Week in Self \ MJÖLK  Architects

Week in Self \ MJÖLK Architects

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

MJÖLK  Architects have completed this Week in Self in CESKÉ BUDEJOVICE HOUSE OF ART (DUM UMENÍ). Lying in wait A makeshift high seat was installed on the main square in Ceské Budejovice where it will stay for a month. It is situated high up so that it does not interfere with everyday life on the ground and […]

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Hopper, Alea, Romeo & Juliet \ Cult

Hopper, Alea, Romeo & Juliet \ Cult

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Transform your backyard into a stylist retreat with Cult’s new pieces: Hopper – where beer culture meets design Familiar yet innovative The Hopper table, designed by Dirk Wynants, is a casebook example of the Extremis philosophy: gathering people around a piece of outdoor furniture which unites functionality and innovation. Hopper clearly bears resemblance to the traditional picnic […]

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Oslo's Astrup Fearnley Museum reopens

Oslo’s Astrup Fearnley Museum reopens

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Contemporary Art is to reopen on 29 September in Tjuvholmen, the newest arts district of Oslo. Daylight in Norway, particularly in the winter months, is precious. With this in mind, we designed a roof system that allows as much winter sun in as possible and, through a series of layers, […]

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Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial \ LEO A DALY

Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial \ LEO A DALY

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• September 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

In 2011, the Minnesota Fire Service Foundation launched an initiative to move the Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial from the baggage claim area at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and create a larger, more accessible and interactive memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol. The fire service foundation commissioned LEO A DALY, an international architecture/engineering firm, […]

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Network connections \ Complex City

Network connections \ Complex City

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• September 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

A media library, space which preserves and gives access to audio-visual contents, sound documents and video recordings, material considered as cultural testimony with the same value than written documents. Divided between paper and virtual information, it characterizes a reality of a modern way to use space, these places will evolve in a parallel manner to […]

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Hocky \ Marcin Wielgosz

Hocky \ Marcin Wielgosz

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• September 24, 2012 • Comments (0)

Hocky is a project economical in terms of form whose main goal is to ensure high functionality and comfort in domestic use. In couches and armchairs an innovative solution consisting in movable armrests was adopted, which can also be used as backrests or tables placed anywhere on the piece of furniture. This creates the possibility to configure the leisure […]

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WATER VILLAGE- SHARJAH \ Office of Architecture

WATER VILLAGE- SHARJAH \ Office of Architecture

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• September 24, 2012 • Comments (2)

Introduction: At the northern edge of the emirate of Dubai, lies the neighboring emirate and city of Sharjah. Historically one of the wealthiest towns in the region and an important trading centre due to its strategic location in the gulf. While Dubai’s economy is mainly focused on free trade, finance, and tourism, Sharjah plays an […]

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The Alemdag Housing \ Baraka

The Alemdag Housing \ Baraka

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• September 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 6.000 m² plot is located on the edge of the city of Istanbul on the exact interface between the city and the surrounding forest. The first input for the housing complex was the location itself. This spot has been an important dynamic. It is where the urban texture starts to dissolve and the built environment […]

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