SITUATION The woodside property which slopes down steeply to the Danube lies at the foot of the Pöstlingberg – surrounded by woods, fields and orchards – at the end of the settlement street. The forest protection zone and the development plan only allow the building to be situated in the north-eastern part of the property. [...]
Archive for December, 2012
Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics comprised of 150+ ceramic tile manufacturers) and the Italian Trade Commission, the 2013 competition is open to North American architects and designers who have featured Italian ceramic tile in their institutional, residential, and commercial/hospitality spaces completed between January 2008 and January 2013. Projects can range from [...]
Max Ptk designed the LED lamp series SAPPORO TREE. This LED lamp series was created under the inspiration by the natural beauty of the winter trees. Natural forms of these lamps can be very harmonious complement any modern and classic interiors.
The port of Barbate, a few miles from Cape Trafalgar, is the nearest sheltered point in the coast near the western side of the Strait of Gibraltar, and anchorage area prior to pass of the strait. In the western side of the port is situated the nautical-sports area, based on docks that protect the sea [...]
NOA is commissioned to design the R&D headquarters for Rastar. In collaboration with Greendwell, the design takes an environmental approach from the beginning to drive building form and envelope design, the objective is to optimize building performance and human comfort in the context. Unlike the conventional large and deep office floor plate in the industrial [...]
The surrounding hills, with their pleasant scenery and colors, were the cornerstone of the entire creative process around which developed the project. The decision to base the morphology of the house on a residential primary archetype, was in fact created by the conceptual abstraction of forms in the local urban morphology, according to the principle [...]
The butterfly house is located near green hills, in the country of Gapyeong (50 km north east from Seoul), which cultural and environmental context has deeply influenced the concept of the building. A building is considered sustainable according to how well it integrates with the natural elements of the surrounding landscape and with the habits [...]
HHF and BURCKHARDT+PARTNER are delighted to present their input to the competition “Zoo Basel Ozeanium”. AN OZEANIUM IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY Zoo Basel is embedded in the city and used as a park by residents and visitors. The redesigning of the green area Nachtigallenwäldeli and the construction of the new Ozeanium, an ocean [...]
MERVAU BY TETRARC: A WELL THOUGHT-OUT URBAN RENOVATION In Saint-Gilles Croix de Vie, a well known Atlantic port, Tetrarc is undertaking a social housing project with Vendée overtones, Mervau. After having reviewed the housing site (Arborea), its classification (Playtime) and its services (Boreal), and its construction using the wood option (Rosa Park), Tetrarc is giving [...]
Situated in southern France, Nîmes is well known for its exuberant character, its fashionable artists and….. its tumultuous/spectacular storms. Tetrarc has fed on Nîmes’ special identity in order to create the complex dedicated to contemporary music that has just been opened at the entrance to the town between a flying club and a district made [...]
DigiVision Productions shared with us their production of Herzog & de Meuron‘s raw and sexy parking garage in Miami Beach. The parking garage has transformed a utilitarian structure into art & mix use. It also has ignited world wide conversations about it’s design & use.