Archive for 2012

Richardson Apartments \ David Baker + Partners

Richardson Apartments \ David Baker + Partners

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

David Baker + Partners worked with Community Housing Partnership and Mercy Housing California to develop the Drs. Julian & Raye Richardson Apartments, which will provide permanent supportive housing for a very-low-income, formerly homeless population. The building is named in honor of Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson, local activists and founders of Marcus Books, the oldest […]

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ARUMJIGI Furniture Project 2011 \ dialoguemethod

ARUMJIGI Furniture Project 2011 \ dialoguemethod

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

This project is preparing with ARUMJIGI Culture Keepers Foundation for discovering practicality in tradition. Beauty in Everyday Living Furniture : Discovering Practicality in Tradition In the process of discovering the identity of Korean furniture while working on this project, I found it very interesting that the archetype of tradition ironically has elements of contemporary design […]

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Green Showroom for Fisker-McLaren Dealership \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Green Showroom for Fisker-McLaren Dealership \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

When Silicon Valley auto dealer Adam Simms chose a site on busy El Camino Real for his Fisker Automotive and McLaren Automotive dealerships, the new buildings had to stand out in the same way that the manufacturers’ cool, cleanly tailored vehicles stand out from the competition. Valerio Dewalt Train Associates designed two showrooms, each designed […]

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Conversion and Extension of Hambacher Castle \ Max Dudler

Conversion and Extension of Hambacher Castle \ Max Dudler

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Historically significant Hambach Castle has been modernised and extended for restaurant use by architect Max Dudler. Max Dudler’s idea was to turn the accessible castle wall into a usable space. This he achieved through his choice of building material – using the same type of stone for the facades as had been used for the […]

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Locarno Apartments \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Locarno Apartments \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

A Swiss congregation commissioned Dutch-based practice Serge Schoemaker Architects to design a plan for the conversion of the prominently located ‘Villa Erica’ boarding school in Locarno. The design transforms the 6.100 m2 large complex from the seventies into thirty apartments. Built in 1978, the boarding school of the congregation Barmherzige Schwestern vom heiligen Kreuz is […]

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Houston Lobby Glass Walls Project \ Paul Housberg

Houston Lobby Glass Walls Project \ Paul Housberg

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

  When Houston architect Ken Harry partnered with Hines Development to imbue the lobby of Houston’s Chase Center with new life, he called on acclaimed glass artist Paul Housberg. The result is a public work of art, a striking installation composed of over 2,000 individual pieces of glass, and a lobby that seems to transcend […]

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ZAHA HADID exhibition in BUCHMANN GALERIE

ZAHA HADID exhibition in BUCHMANN GALERIE

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

BUCHMANN GALERIE Charlottenstrasse 13 D-10969 Berlin, Germany +49(0)30 258 999 29 www.buchmanngalerie.com April 27 – June 23, 2012 Berlin Gallery Weekend: Friday, April 27, 2012, 6-9 pm Saturday + Sunday, April 28 + 29, 11 am – 7 pm Weekdays: Tues. – Sat. 11 am – 6 pm The Buchmann Galerie is pleased to announce […]

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Mies van Der Rohe Towers in Chicago \ EDITION29

Mies van Der Rohe Towers in Chicago \ EDITION29

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Shared by EDITION29, this is the short fun video that features the incredible Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe twin glass tower apartments in Chicago built in 1949. + Check it out here for more information and images in our earlier story.

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Yabao Hi-Tech Enterprises Headquarter Park \ 10 Design

Yabao Hi-Tech Enterprises Headquarter Park \ 10 Design

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• April 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project is an examination of the relationship between a pristine rural landscape and the advancing forces of a rapidly growing city. Galaxy Yabao Hi-Tech Enterprises Headquarter Park is close to the central zone of Futian District, Shenzhen China. The Gross site area is about 65 ha; and the GFA is over 1,050,000 sqm, consisting […]

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Apostrophys Office \ Apostrophy's

Apostrophys Office \ Apostrophy’s

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• April 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Bangkok base multi disciplinary design firm “Apostrophys” have competed their office design. The Modernist glass box extension with pine wood element among the green garden. It is attracted many neighbor to see what happen inside. Due to the compact space of the commercial town home that consequence the designer have to utilize all space […]

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