Archive for September, 2012

SunPower \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

SunPower \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

When SunPower Corporation, a provider of solar cells and panels, chose three existing single-story concrete tilt-up buildings in San Jose to house its new headquarters, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates was called on to transform the grounds and buildings with photovoltaics and cutting-edge product development technology while enhancing opportunities for creative interaction among employees—all on a […]

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Merritt Crossing \ Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Merritt Crossing \ Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Merritt Crossing is a new high-density, transit oriented development by a non-profit providing affordable apartments and services for low-income seniors in downtown Oakland. Located at the edge of Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood near the Lake Merritt BART station, the project transforms an abandoned gas station site by an interstate highway into a new community asset. The […]

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Dia Calendar concept \ Gonçalo Campos

Dia Calendar concept \ Gonçalo Campos

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Called Dia (the Portuguese word for day) referring to it’s one-piece-a-day system that allows you to complete the puzzle as the year goes by. This concept allows you to see the year pass more naturally letting you interpret the time that passes in a more intuitive and direct way, giving you a notion of how […]

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Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dutch architect Serge Schoemaker has revealed his design for the redevelopment of Fort near Hoofddorp (1907) in the Netherlands. With a redevelopment of the historical site local authorities aspire to make the world heritage monument more known and open to the public. Schoemaker’s conversion design transforms the 8’100 m2 large fort island into an open […]

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Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Seamless waves flowing on the landscape and flowing on the façade are the focal point of the design proposal for this full service five star property. Designed as an iconic building the proposal looks at interweaving the concepts of waves in nature, fold lines as movement trajectories and perception along with programmatic requirements. The idea […]

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Goettsch Partners designs tower for Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi

Goettsch Partners designs tower for Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW COMMERCIAL TOWER FOR AL HILAL BANK IN ABU DHABI 24-storey flagship development provides contemporary office space for leading global companies. Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the flagship commercial development for Al Hilal Bank in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, formerly known as Sowwah Island. The new […]

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Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

An emerging trend in contemporary design is the blending of urban, natural and human elements to create a living space that is entirely unique. This can be seen in the planning and development of the Pointe-Nord neighborhood on Nuns’ Island, near Downtown Montreal. The neighborhood combines natural elements, such as parks and waterfront trails, with […]

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"Habitat ITESM Leon" \ SHINE Architecture + TA Arquitectura

“Habitat ITESM Leon” \ SHINE Architecture + TA Arquitectura

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• September 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

SHINE Architcture recently has created “Habitat ITESM Leon”, this is an  art/design studio workshop for students within Tec de Monterrey’s, Campus in Leon, Mexico.   + Project statement This retrofit project intends to revitalize a underutilized space, into a 1180m2 art/design studio workshop for students within Tec de Monterrey’s, Campus in Leon, Mexico. The intervetion in the […]

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Oakville Residence \  Guido Costantino Design Office

Oakville Residence \ Guido Costantino Design Office

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• September 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

Guido Costantino Design Office recently has completed the Oakville Residence. + Project statement A 2-storey modern residence on a wooded lot in Oakville, Ontario, 44 Belvedere is comprised of a monochromatic palate of stucco, concrete, brick, anodized siding and a mix of opaque and transparent glass. The street face of Belvedere limits views into the […]

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"Cair & Chair" \ Tatiana Bortkevica

“Cair & Chair” \ Tatiana Bortkevica

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• September 4, 2012 • Comments (1)

Tatiana Bortkevica has recently designed the “Chair & Chair”. “Chair & Chair” – sophisticated and at the same time distinctive line launch sofa inspired by one of the alphabet signs. This modern design handcrafted sofa can be presented in two versions: upholstered with black or mustard color soft suede. Special combination of smoothly flowing form […]

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