Pernthaler Architekt as recently finished his latest project in Graz / Austria (Unesco City of Design). The “Messequartier“- housing project represents an essential contribution to the issues of living in city’s centres and their re-densification. Highest quality in urbanistic, architectural and functional terms has been achieved through a well-balanced mix of functions and the regard [...]
Author Archive: David K.
The sky is round and the earth is square. The supreme manifestation of the universal dialectic is the sky and earth, paired as a couple. In between both, lies man. This house inspires security and balance through its square form. Immersed in a round base, it inspires creativity and harmony from the sky. These two [...]
Elliott + Associates Architects recently has completed a headquarters office for an oil company (Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey) in Oklahoma City, USA. Site History: The Kirkpatrick family began oil exploration in the 1920’s when John Kirkpatrick’s father-in-law, M.B. Blake, drilled their first well. John then founded Kirkpatrick Oil in 1950. Kirkpatrick Oil has been active in the Hennessey [...]
When addressing this project for an office building, we started off by thinking about the entire city block as a series of buildings with spaces between them to introduce light and air into the empty space. In this way we began to see the building as a mass that formed Rue Emile Zola, like a [...]
Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards demonstrated innovation, stylistic range and an aesthetic design that expressed building structures and surfaces across new construction and renovation projects. For the competition, architects entered commercial, residential and other building projects that included community centers, medical facilities, university buildings, churches and private residences. Projects were [...]
MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes proposed their entry for the TOKYO OLYMPIC STADIUM. 1. A district town Which must be an excellence tool for the public and for all its participants. Its architecture connects gardens, squares, covered pedestrian streets, gathering spaces and induce new urban comportaments. Designed as a city fragment, not only as a [...]
Heartwalk Spreads the Love to DUMBO DUMBO-Based Situ Studio’s Epic Times Square Installation Finds New Home at the Pearl Street Triangle Installation Made from Sandy-Salvaged Planks Brings Cheer to Sandy Impacted Community The DUMBO Improvement District and Situ Studio, in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), are proud to announce the installation of Heartwalk, a massive [...]
sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS won the 4th Prize on the Architectural Competition Redesign of the existing cerealsâ€™ stock house building facilities (SILO) and its surrounding open space into a Museum for Underwater Antiquities and Regeneration of part of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Coastal Zone – transformation into an open public space for outdoor [...]
‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’ will be staged at Galeri PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, from 7 March to 12 May 2013. The exhibition is the first major survey of the studio’s work to be held in South East Asia and follows critically acclaimed recent shows in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Arranged around the themes [...]
Peter Ruge Architekten sets new standards of sustainability through the design of “Passive Houses”, currently being built in southern China. With a 95% energy saving over that of a conventional Chinese residential building, the Passive House “Bruck” is the first housing of it’s kind to be realized in the countries damp, warm, southern climate. Construction [...]
Shared by ARCHMOV, an online platform of videos with the mission to promote Portuguese Architecture. This is their first video with subtitle in English for the Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes designed by Pitagoras Arquitectos. Check it out for our earlier story here.
Mexico-based architectural practice T38 studio has completed a house in México, Tijuana, Baja California. + Design statatement On a sloping site with a privileged view of the city, we designed a house for a young family. The main design criteria was that every interior space would have a relation with exterior space. To accomplish that, [...]