Author Archive: David K.

rss feed

Visit David K.'s Website

Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

Tags: , , ,
• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The geometry of the Festival Hall developed from the topographical conditions, placing it in an adequate relationship with the existing Passionsspielhaus. The building’s form and positioning both relate to the impressive landscape setting defi ned by the rock formations in the back, and to the dynamic presence of its neighboring historical counterpart. This existing building […]

View Post

Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition 'cultural heart and soul'

Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition ‘cultural heart and soul’

Tags: ,
• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Australia’s sixth largest city – the Gold Coast – has announced a global design competition to develop it’s ‘cultural heart and soul’. Designers are being invited for form multi-disciplinary teams ready for the two-stage competition, to be launched in March 2013. Shortlisted teams will each receive $A250,000 to develop their designs. + Summary of steps […]

View Post

MZ House \ CHK Arquitectura

MZ House \ CHK Arquitectura

Tags: , , ,
• December 9, 2012 • Comments (1)

Located in Valle de Bravo lake in Mexico, the project is located on a steep slope, and with boundaries irregular in its geometry. Bordered by a brook of clear water and by the lake itself, at one very narrow end there is a bridge that provides the only access to the site; the remaining sides […]

View Post

XAL Competence Center \ INNOCAD Architektur

XAL Competence Center \ INNOCAD Architektur

Tags: , , ,
• December 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

 INNOCAD Architektur designed the XAL Competence Center. Adaptation and renovation of an existing factory building as a competence center (office structure and laboratories) in terms of function, technical infrastructure, and thermal insulation for XAL, one of the leading companies in the building lighting, LED and light design sector. As the most innovative brand in building lighting, […]

View Post

Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

Tags: ,
• December 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

PRAUD has completed the Casa Periscopio. + Architect’s statement by PRAUD Although it has already been almost 20 years since El Salvador suffered from a civil war, the understanding of the urban space and architecture has been strongly molded by the concept of security and enclosure that is so engraved in the psyche of its […]

View Post

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

Tags: , , , , ,
• December 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG + Raymond Jungles + Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates + Esrawe + Desimone + HNGS, transform the Coconut Grove Waterfront with twisting towers in South Florida, USA. The Grove at Grand Bay residences, located on the former site of the Grand Bay Hotel and just minutes from key areas including the airport, downtown […]

View Post

Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

Tags: , , , , ,
• December 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

As part of the San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program, Tom Eliot Fisch and Paulett Taggart Architects renovated the historic Golden Gate Valley Branch Library in the city’s Cow Hollow neighborhood. Completed in 1918 as a Carnegie library, the two-level brick and terra cotta Beaux-Arts structure was designed by Ernest Coxhead in the […]

View Post

1 Bligh Street wins the The International Highrise Award 2012

1 Bligh Street wins the The International Highrise Award 2012

Tags: , , , ,
• 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 […]

View Post

Three Courtyards House \ Miguel Marcelino

Three Courtyards House \ Miguel Marcelino

Tags: ,
• 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, […]

View Post

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

Tags: , , ,
• 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 […]

View Post