Designed by 123DV architecture, this house is the result of the exceptional conditions of the context. It is squeezed between a five story apartment block and a semi classical house with a gabled roof. An abstract wall guarantees privacy towards the neighbouring apartment. The stacking of blocks is an abstract metaphor for the layered composition [...]
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The Daegu Library site is situated in the heart of city of Daegu, the 3rd largest city in South Korea. With the design of the Daegu library we wanted to fully embrace the expanding role of the modern library as a center of both knowledge and community. By reversing the traditional library layout, moving the [...]
A new 5,000 sq ft beachside home in Poole, Dorset is being offered by Savills, presented in a contemporary style with luxury guest facilities and a carefully engineered design aimed at waterfront living. The home also features direct access to the beach and a 40ft mooring. At a glance The house comprises: Ground floor: reception [...]
Arkitektgruppen Cubus is celebrating 40 years of practice in 2012, and have made this timelapse movie to show some of their work during the last 40 years. Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS is based in Bergen, Norway. One of the larger offices in western Norway with completed projects in around 20 towns/cities in Norway and in Denmark.
Coop Himmelb(l)au recently has designed the Silk Leaf Stadium. Like a modern acropolis, our concept for the new National Stadium of Japan places the arena on a plinth as a sign in the center of the city. A large plaza is created by the plinth forming the main public entryway. The seating tribunes are conceived [...]
Florida-based Kelli Interior Design Studios Inc. has announced plans for the design and execution of a 3,900 square foot model home at Pelican Isle’s Aqua, in North Naples. The home is a three-bedroom residence which includes a formal dining room, gourmet island kitchen, master bedroom and two guest suites with private baths. From the initial [...]
Tumi, the travel and accessories brand that went public in April, has recently opened a flagship store on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. Designed by San Francisco-based Brand + Allen Architects, it evokes a streamlined, sleek and sophisticated shopping experience, all while highlighting femininity and the company’s most luxurious items for both men and [...]
This proposal for the New Contemporary Art Museum (NCAM) in Buenos Aires embodies the city’s dynamic cultural vibrancy. The building sits along the Rio de la Plata, plugging into the internationally influenced urban context as an architectural artifact representing the city itself. The design provides various exhibition and gathering spaces for both programmed and passive [...]
The Galaxy SOHO project in central Beijing for SOHO China is a 330 000m2 office, retail and entertainment complex that will become an integral part of the living city, inspired by the grand scale of Beijing. Its architecture is a composition of five continuous, flowing volumes that are set apart, fused or linked by stretched [...]
Spices, vibrant colours, and evocative textures – these are the elements we utilized to create a truly sensory experience, which we hope will awaken the memories, desires and ambitions of a people deeply rooted in tradition but yearning to modernize. While the overall approach is contemporary and urban, we aimed to create something thoroughly Indian, [...]
One of the most demanding tasks in Porto nowadays is the intervention on the major amount of old and historical buildings of Porto downtown which are unnocupied in large percentage of the central urban fabric. This project aims that general emergency and is a recovery of a 18th century building to convert into a 18 [...]
Australian-based architectural studio POC+P architects proposal for a new library in daegu, korea, combines four archetypes across culture to create a new symbol. the square, the verandah, the shrine and the courtyard are merged into a simple but powerful form: the grounded-ness of the square, the sheltered path of the verandah, the sanctity of the [...]