The cityscape in all its variety—the idyllic Baltic Sea, the broad expanse of skyline dotted with spires, and the urbanized plane of Töölönlahti was the incentive to design a building that concentrates on the vertical. In contrast to the other buildings in the Töölönlahti District, an essential component of the design involved creating a public […]
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The Helsinki library will be situated in the new green heart of Helsinki. The project will occupy 4500m² of the site. The intention is to replace the existing green that MenoMenoPiu Architects subtract to the park in a indoor environment perfectly controlled. MenoMenoPiu Architects decided to conceive the building as a tree forest enclosed in […]
Le 2 Workshop has designed the Roundkick House. Clients Designed for a family of four, parents and two children. Investors like classic motorcycles and love “cruising”. Location Entirely covered with tall spruces with the drive entry located on the north side. Form House is located in a certain distance from the site border. Its characteristic […]
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 […]
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 […]