Archive for 2012

BalanUS \ Simona Sacchi

BalanUS \ Simona Sacchi

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• December 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Simona Sacchi won the SUN.LAB 2012. The SUN.LAB contest was conceived in reference to the theme of “Nature Inside“, nature inherent in the product, nature as material, nature as a resource to be protected, both in terms of aesthetic appeal and form. The project takes its name from the natural element that inspired the Balanus […]

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Studio renovation \ MAIO

Studio renovation \ MAIO

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• December 10, 2012 • Comments (1)

The project, designed by architects Anna Puigjaner and Guillermo Lopez, members of MAIO design team (www.maio-maio.com), involves the conversion of a space that formerly housed a washing place into an open studio for professionals from different fields of architecture and design. The existing 40-meter long building was a continuous space, with variable sections and extremely […]

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The Lefo Mall Shopping Centre \ Broadway Malyan

The Lefo Mall Shopping Centre \ Broadway Malyan

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• December 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Broadway Malyan‘s largest retail project in China opens its doors The Lefo Mall Shopping Centre has opened its doors to the public in Suzhou, in Jiangsu Province Eastern China, with the scheme being the largest retail project to be built to a design by global architecture, urbanism and design practice Broadway Malyan in China to […]

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MZ House \ CHK Arquitectura

MZ House \ CHK Arquitectura

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• December 9, 2012 • Comments (1)

Located in Valle de Bravo lake in Mexico, the project is located on a steep slope, and with boundaries irregular in its geometry. Bordered by a brook of clear water and by the lake itself, at one very narrow end there is a bridge that provides the only access to the site; the remaining sides […]

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D23 Hidden outboard motor boat \ Ubica

D23 Hidden outboard motor boat \ Ubica

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• December 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

D23 is a 7 meter lenght tender type boat designed and produced in Barcelona by Ubica designers team for a new motor boats brand, ideal for day trips and coastal sailing, as well as a tender for mega yachts or water taxi for resorts, channels and harbor areas of touristic interest. The D23 simple lines […]

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XAL Competence Center \ INNOCAD Architektur

XAL Competence Center \ INNOCAD Architektur

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• December 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

 INNOCAD Architektur designed the XAL Competence Center. Adaptation and renovation of an existing factory building as a competence center (office structure and laboratories) in terms of function, technical infrastructure, and thermal insulation for XAL, one of the leading companies in the building lighting, LED and light design sector. As the most innovative brand in building lighting, […]

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Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

PRAUD has completed the Casa Periscopio. + Architect’s statement by PRAUD Although it has already been almost 20 years since El Salvador suffered from a civil war, the understanding of the urban space and architecture has been strongly molded by the concept of security and enclosure that is so engraved in the psyche of its […]

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Lozenge Crates and Trays for Atelier-D \ Jonathan DORTHE

Lozenge Crates and Trays for Atelier-D \ Jonathan DORTHE

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

These contemporary crates and trays are made from thin laser-cut plywood which are assembled with finger joints, exposing a geometric detail on the edges. The series is designed with a lozenge or rhombus pattern, with cut-outs that vary in size to create a gradient of opacity. The cut-outs allow the contents to peek through, adding […]

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Miami New Skyline \ BIG

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG + Raymond Jungles + Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates + Esrawe + Desimone + HNGS, transform the Coconut Grove Waterfront with twisting towers in South Florida, USA. The Grove at Grand Bay residences, located on the former site of the Grand Bay Hotel and just minutes from key areas including the airport, downtown […]

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Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

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• December 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

As part of the San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program, Tom Eliot Fisch and Paulett Taggart Architects renovated the historic Golden Gate Valley Branch Library in the city’s Cow Hollow neighborhood. Completed in 1918 as a Carnegie library, the two-level brick and terra cotta Beaux-Arts structure was designed by Ernest Coxhead in the […]

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