Archive for 2012

Infinity Loop Bridge \ 10 DESIGN + Buro Happold

Infinity Loop Bridge \ 10 DESIGN + Buro Happold

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• May 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

10 DESIGN and Buro Happold have won the international design competition for the key signature gateway bridge for the new Shizimen Business District in Zhuhai, China. The feature bridge is the gateway entry to south China’s new planned commercial hub and also marks the connection of the Shizimen Canal to the Pearl River Delta. Working […]

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Connecting Riads \ AQSO arquitectos office

Connecting Riads \ AQSO arquitectos office

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• May 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project is located on the east side of Anfa district, a downtown historic area in the vicinity of an old airport to be demolished. The plot is situated between the Gran Theatre boulevard and a residential area composed of low buildings and an urban park. The scheme is solved conceptually as a continuous block […]

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Green Climate Fund Headquarters \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Green Climate Fund Headquarters \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

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• May 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

The Federal Republic of Germany chose the multinational firm Laboratory for Visionary Architecture [LAVA] as the designers for their bid to host the Secretariat of the Green Climate Fund [GCF] in Bonn. LAVA’s design for the headquarters of the GCF is ‘an ecological model project’ and demonstrates their motto: ‘green is the new black’. The […]

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DORA CD-Player \ Jeong Yong

DORA CD-Player \ Jeong Yong

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• May 20, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Jeong Yong, DORA is a CD player that rotates on 23.4 degree slanted axis like a globe. The front body has a speaker and the back side has a part to insert a CD. It can be used by a remote control. It has a composition of simple designs, such as a cylinder […]

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Vallée de Joux \ Atelier d'architecture Ralph Germann

Vallée de Joux \ Atelier d’architecture Ralph Germann

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• May 20, 2012 • Comments (1)

Atelier d’architecture Ralph Germann recently have completed Vallée de Joux. Secret land for some, the land of the wolf for others, both wild and super industrialized, the Vallée de Joux intrigues, fascinates or repels… Roger Guignard, Journalist and editor of « Vallée de Joux, Une île à l’envers » It is in respect of that […]

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Xieira House II by A2+ Arquitectos | Photography of FG+SG

Xieira House II by A2+ Arquitectos | Photography of FG+SG

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

Portuguese photography studio FG+SG shared with us their latest work of Xieira House II which was designed by A2+ Arquitectos. Implemented in a slender lot from north to south, the project born with the aim of building a dwelling with a single floor. The typology was defined according to the best sunlight, as this is […]

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AND-RÉ Wins Iberian Urban Equipment Design Prize

AND-RÉ Wins Iberian Urban Equipment Design Prize

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

AND-RÉ WINS THE IBERIAN URBAN EQUIPMENT DESIGN PRIZE / LARUS – ARQUITECTURAS 2012 WITH THE DESIGN OF PACMAN RECYCLING BINS. After winning the award in 2011, with “Verso” lighting system in the lighting design category, the office now wins, for the second consecutive year, the Iberian Urban Equipment Prize – Larus /Architectures, this year in […]

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SCHOLLGLAS: The Crystal by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

SCHOLLGLAS: The Crystal by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

Highly insulating. Crystal clear. Safe. Copenhagen’s new architectural highlight ‘The Crystal’ creates intricate light effects with SCHOLLGLAS products In Copenhagen, while industrial and logistics companies are increasingly relocating to suburban areas of the city as a result of economic change, the attractive city-centre areas around the harbour are becoming service sector hubs. The Danish Nykredit […]

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Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2012: Citco with Zaha Hadid Architects

Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2012: Citco with Zaha Hadid Architects

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

The composition of each of the three showcased works is derived from the intricate beauty of organizational systems in the natural world. These fascinating scenarios are established when energy is applied to geology–developing a geometric set of repeated growth and erosion cycles. Each piece, immaculately crafted in marble by Citco, invites further investigation; revealing formal […]

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Arnhem Central Platforms \ UNStudio

Arnhem Central Platforms \ UNStudio

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

On the train station level a new 4th platform has been added and all the platform roofs have been replaced. The design concept for the new platform roofs provides a sense of light and space. Large roof lights, which together with the structural spans, add to a positive experience of the transfer platforms and surroundings. […]

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