Archive for 2012

11 Baker Street \ Squire and Partners

11 Baker Street \ Squire and Partners

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• July 14, 2012 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners has completed a mixed use development occupying an entire urban block facing Baker Street, London W1. The scheme comprises a strongly modelled concrete and glass office building addressing Baker Street, and two predominantly brick residential buildings to the rear which flank a private courtyard garden. The office building was constructed using a hybrid […]

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King's Cross Picnic \ Squire and Partners

King’s Cross Picnic \ Squire and Partners

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (2)

An urban installation as part of the London Festival of Architecture A neglected cut-through in King’s Cross was transformed into an inviting picnic garden this weekend, in response to a brief set by the London Festival of Architecture to transform a forgotten corner of King’s Cross into a space for people to enjoy. The large […]

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Video: Evolution of the F1 Car

Video: Evolution of the F1 Car

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

If you are a fan of Formula 1, this is a funny video for you. Made by biplaneblues.blogspot.com, this video features an animated timeline of all F1 seasons: 1950-2012.

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Competition: [CASABLANCA] Sustainable Market Square

Competition: [CASABLANCA] Sustainable Market Square

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a small introduction of the next competition [CASABLANCA 05]. The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Sustainable Market Square in Casablanca. A Market square is a public open area where market stalls are traditionally set out for trading, commonly on particular days. Sustainable Architecture is a general term that […]

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Ehibition in Shanghai - 'Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture'

Ehibition in Shanghai – ‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The exhibition of ‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture‘ will open at SPSI (Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute) from 25 July to 25 August 2012. SPSI (Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute) Art Museum, No. 111, Jinzhu Rd, Shanghai 201103, P.R. China Tel : +86 21 6275 9930 Fax : +86 21 6209 […]

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University of Queensland \ E/L STUDIO

University of Queensland \ E/L STUDIO

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

E/L STUDIO has designed new office space for the inaugural UQ presence outside of Australia. The space, which was launched with an international conference the second week of June, will serve primarily to market to those interested in coming to study and research at UQ’s primary campus in St. Lucia, Queensland. As such, it needed […]

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Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes \ Pitagoras Arquitectos

Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes \ Pitagoras Arquitectos

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• July 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

The buildings that make up the Municipal Market and the space defined by them, commonly referred to as “the square”, a name inherited from market square are, as a unit, characteristic elements of the urban landscape of the city of Guimarães. The grounds of the old municipal market boasted a privileged and very central location […]

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Blaxland Riverside Park \ JMDdesign

Blaxland Riverside Park \ JMDdesign

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• July 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

In early June 2012 JMDdesign’s latest project, Blaxland Common Regional Playspace was officially opened. The new regional scale playground and associated kiosk, amenities block and car park were commissioned to expand the recreational opportunities of the Hargreaves and Associates masterplan designed for Blaxland Riverside Park. The park is one of a number of parks that […]

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Dongjiang Harbor Master Plan Competition \ Holm Architecture Office + Archiland Beijing

Dongjiang Harbor Master Plan Competition \ Holm Architecture Office + Archiland Beijing

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• July 9, 2012 • Comments (2)

This is the competition entry by HAO / Holm Architecture Office and Archiland Beijing for Dongjiang Harbor Master Plan. The Dongjiang Master Plan site is situated within the Binhai area, 60 kilometers outside of the city of Tianjin in Northern China on a newly developed section of the coastline. The plan includes 280,000 square meters […]

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Pi & Up Sidetables for Odesi \ Marc Th. van der Voorn

Pi & Up Sidetables for Odesi \ Marc Th. van der Voorn

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• July 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Marc Th. van der Voorn designed the Pi & Up sidetables for Odesi. Most other sidetables have a 40 x 40 cm tray, the Up adds an extra 20 cm (40 x 60 cm). The slightly larger tabletop of the Up gives you just that little extra space you need. Besides being a charming sidetable, […]

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