Author Archive: David K.

rss feed

Visit David K.'s Website

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Tags: , , ,
• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled at the foot of a wooded hillside, the two-story, 30,250-square-foot Los Gatos Library provides a visual connection between the Town’s historic Pageant Park and the adjacent Civic Center. The design concept is based on the lantern, which in architectural terms suggests an open, light-filled structure. Daytime illumination optimizes the use of natural daylight, with […]

View Post

Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

Tags: , , ,
• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Crabills bought the five-acre property near Hillsborough, NC, with the intention of building a simple, modern home in a clearing amidst a lush forest. They wanted the house to disturb the natural environment as little as possible and accommodate local wildlife.   Our clients asked us to design a unique live/work house that inspire […]

View Post

My Cousin's House \ Martin Mostböck

My Cousin’s House \ Martin Mostböck

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

A Single-family residence with garden. 150 m2 living area, terrace, office, carport. House with controlled living space ventilation (passive house). The residence was designed for doing-it-yourself. Shape, geometry and internal organisation are inspired by the movement of the inhabitants, the sun and the moon. The body and shape of the house are designed on one […]

View Post

El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center \ Noll & Tam architects

El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center \ Noll & Tam architects

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

In 1972, a group of El Cerrito residents decided to create a recycling center and asked the city council for a small patch of land that had previously housed a rock quarry and then a landfill. The operation was so successful that it outgrew its volunteer roots, and the city took over operations in 1977. […]

View Post

SunPower \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

SunPower \ Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Tags: , ,
• September 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

When SunPower Corporation, a provider of solar cells and panels, chose three existing single-story concrete tilt-up buildings in San Jose to house its new headquarters, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates was called on to transform the grounds and buildings with photovoltaics and cutting-edge product development technology while enhancing opportunities for creative interaction among employees—all on a […]

View Post

Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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

Dutch architect Serge Schoemaker has revealed his design for the redevelopment of Fort near Hoofddorp (1907) in the Netherlands. With a redevelopment of the historical site local authorities aspire to make the world heritage monument more known and open to the public. Schoemaker’s conversion design transforms the 8’100 m2 large fort island into an open […]

View Post

Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

Tags: , , , ,
• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Seamless waves flowing on the landscape and flowing on the façade are the focal point of the design proposal for this full service five star property. Designed as an iconic building the proposal looks at interweaving the concepts of waves in nature, fold lines as movement trajectories and perception along with programmatic requirements. The idea […]

View Post

Goettsch Partners designs tower for Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi

Goettsch Partners designs tower for Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi

Tags: , , ,
• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW COMMERCIAL TOWER FOR AL HILAL BANK IN ABU DHABI 24-storey flagship development provides contemporary office space for leading global companies. Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the flagship commercial development for Al Hilal Bank in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, formerly known as Sowwah Island. The new […]

View Post

Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

Tags: ,
• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

An emerging trend in contemporary design is the blending of urban, natural and human elements to create a living space that is entirely unique. This can be seen in the planning and development of the Pointe-Nord neighborhood on Nuns’ Island, near Downtown Montreal. The neighborhood combines natural elements, such as parks and waterfront trails, with […]

View Post

"Habitat ITESM Leon" \ SHINE Architecture + TA Arquitectura

“Habitat ITESM Leon” \ SHINE Architecture + TA Arquitectura

Tags: , , , ,
• September 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

SHINE Architcture recently has created “Habitat ITESM Leon”, this is an  art/design studio workshop for students within Tec de Monterrey’s, Campus in Leon, Mexico.   + Project statement This retrofit project intends to revitalize a underutilized space, into a 1180m2 art/design studio workshop for students within Tec de Monterrey’s, Campus in Leon, Mexico. The intervetion in the […]

View Post