Archive for 2012

Juniper Networks "Lights the Way" \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Juniper Networks “Lights the Way” \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• November 5, 2012 • Comments (0)

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates shared with us a new office that expresses a networking solutions provider’s innovative culture of collaboration and doubles as a showroom. Juniper Networks is a provider of networking solutions headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For an office in New Jersey, Juniper leased 16,000 square feet in a large office park thirty minutes […]

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"Solar Loop" \ Paolo Venturella & MenoMenoPiu Architects

“Solar Loop” \ Paolo Venturella & MenoMenoPiu Architects

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (3)

Paolo Venturella & MenoMenoPiu Architects shared with us their finalist entry for the LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE in FreshKills Park, New York City. The aim  of the “Solar Loop” is to expose more surface as possible to the southern solar rays. The shape comes directly from the solar diagrams, and deals easily with the sun […]

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New Contemporary Art Museum \ Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

New Contemporary Art Museum \ Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (1)

This proposal for the New Contemporary Art Museum (NCAM) in Buenos Aires embodies the city’s dynamic cultural vibrancy. The building sits along the Rio de la Plata, plugging into the internationally influenced urban context as an architectural artifact representing the city itself. The design provides various exhibition and gathering spaces for both programmed and passive […]

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The Galaxy SOHO \ Zaha Hadid Architects

The Galaxy SOHO \ Zaha Hadid Architects

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Galaxy SOHO project in central Beijing for SOHO China is a 330 000m2 office, retail and entertainment complex that will become an integral part of the living city, inspired by the grand scale of Beijing. Its architecture is a composition of five continuous, flowing volumes that are set apart, fused or linked by stretched […]

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Vivanta by Taj \ WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design

Vivanta by Taj \ WOW Architects | Warner Wong Design

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

Spices, vibrant colours, and evocative textures – these are the elements we utilized to create a truly sensory experience, which we hope will awaken the memories, desires and ambitions of a people deeply rooted in tradition but yearning to modernize. While the overall approach is contemporary and urban, we aimed to create something thoroughly Indian, […]

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Largo dos Loios \ OODA

Largo dos Loios \ OODA

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

One of the most demanding tasks in Porto nowadays is the intervention on the major amount of old and historical buildings of Porto downtown which are unnocupied in large percentage of the central urban fabric. This project aims that general emergency and is a recovery of a 18th century building to convert into a 18 […]

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Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Patrick O'Carrigan + Partners

Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Patrick O’Carrigan + Partners

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (1)

Australian-based architectural studio POC+P architects proposal for a new library in daegu, korea, combines four archetypes across culture to create a new symbol. the square, the verandah, the shrine and the courtyard are merged into a simple but powerful form: the grounded-ness of the square, the sheltered path of the verandah, the sanctity of the […]

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"LOCK" Dinner Table \ J.P.Meulendijks

“LOCK” Dinner Table \ J.P.Meulendijks

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

“LOCK” is designed out of the qualities, possibilities and characteristics of its highly sustainable material: BAMBOO. The frame is build up from layers of flexible bamboo. The layers are pressed together. The shape is formed by the bamboo’s natural bending curve. The layers of bamboo curve through each other and entwine, locking each other in […]

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New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

L3P Architekten has completed the new replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse 31 and 33. The Glättlistrasse neighbourhood, located in the Zurich district of Altstett, is a typical 1950s suburban development. The construction brief for this project was to replace four terraced houses and a kindergarten that was no longer needed with a single apartment house […]

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Curvas Chair \ Gonçalo Campos

Curvas Chair \ Gonçalo Campos

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

Curvas was designed with an elegant profile fully exploring the limits of wood construction. It’s thin and sturdy structure is only possible thanks to great advances in computer controlled machinery, that can precisely shape each part, to be later masterfully assembled by skilled craftsmen. This chair was meticulously shaped, to provide maximum comfort. The elegant […]

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