Archive for 2012

1 Bligh Street wins the The International Highrise Award 2012

1 Bligh Street wins the The International Highrise Award 2012

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• December 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

This elliptical-shaped office in the heart of Sydney set new standards for sustainability and innovative high-rise design in Australia. 1 Bligh Street, Sydney’s first 6 Star Green Star high-rise building, won the International Highrise Award 2012 during a ceremony which took place in Paulskirche in Frankfurt. Designed by Germany’s Ingenhoven Architects and Australia’s Architectus, the […]

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Freidenrich Center for Translational Research \ WRNS Studio

Freidenrich Center for Translational Research \ WRNS Studio

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• December 5, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new Jill and John Freidenrich Center for Translational Research at Stanford University’s School of Medicine provides a home for innovative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary clinical and translational research. It is the first completed piece in the School of Medicine’s plan to transform some of its medical center properties from a parcel-zoned, suburban land use to […]

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Saltworks \ Urban A&O

Saltworks \ Urban A&O

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• December 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

An innovative outdoor sculpture at Washington University School of Architecture: This is a class project with mixed media (mixed media: plywood and plastic), under the direction of Joe MacDonald of Urban A&O. It is an organic shape of concave shapes that play with light and shadows. Designed, fabricated and assembled by Zephyr Anthony, Andrew Davis, […]

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Ymedia \ Stone Designs

Ymedia \ Stone Designs

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• December 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Ymedia Project has represented a major professional challenge for Stone Designs. It has been that way because of enormous space, 1200 sq. m, shared by three different companies, each of which with their own specific needs. Maybe the fact of conceptualizing it while we were in Tokyo had a great influece of Japanese values […]

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JayampathyAluvihare House \ Jeeva & Channa Horombuwa Architects

JayampathyAluvihare House \ Jeeva & Channa Horombuwa Architects

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• December 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

JayampathyAluvihare House, Kandy, Sri Lanka, designed by Archt. Channa Horombuwa has been selected as one of the Top 20 winners of World Architecture Community Awards 20+10+X 7th Cycle 2010. + ABOUT Jeeva & Channa Horombuwa Architects Chartered Architects and are the Directors of Jeeva & Channa Horombuwa Architects. Both graduated from University of Moratuwa, Sri […]

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Possible office \ Superpozycja Architekci

Possible office \ Superpozycja Architekci

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• December 2, 2012 • Comments (1)

Superpozycja Architekci recently has completed the new office space for Possible company in Poland. + Architect’s statement by Superpozycja Architekci We had pleasure to design new office space for Possible company in Poland. Because space we were working at was typical office space containing small rooms and dark corridors we decided to do it more […]

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Three Courtyards House \ Miguel Marcelino

Three Courtyards House \ Miguel Marcelino

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The plot is located in the middle of a Santo Estevao, being the best views to the north with a lake and the skyline punctuated by cork oak trees. The house is organized in a compact volume of two floors, complemented by three courtyards all different in size and features. A first large courtyard, enclosed, […]

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Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of Keelung’s harbor master plan, where the mountain meets the sea. Keelung is a gateway that through its history, climate and the customs of its inhabitants, is predestined to make use of its exterior space. For this reason, we decided instead of planning the building as an […]

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Macro Micro Studio

Macro Micro Studio

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

The design and build of the UK’s first self-build, fully autonomous live/work timber studio in the Botanic Gardens, Dundee. The Macro Micro Studio is a 50m2 Passivhaus standard, off-grid demonstrator developed and built by the University of Dundee’s Macro Micro research unit, a Department of Architecture Masters Unit. The project is unique in that it […]

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House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

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• November 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

From a small lot with it’s unique implantation, this project has raised early on a couple of challenges… and along with them, ideas emerged. The box housing deviates from the gable to create a vertical yard (glass box), with a straight ladder connecting all floors, an allusion to the famous stairs of Alfama, running between […]

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