French studio of architecture TVK has won the international competition for the project of the new Place de la République in Paris, France. + Here are the videos to explain the concept of the project.
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Do you still remember the “Mountains & Opening House” designed by EASTERN design office that we’ve featured last year? It is a house and studio for a Japanese sneaker brand “Dragon Beard“. Designed with the philosophy of the brand “Dragon Beard“, the architecture is on a hill above the land where the business carries had [...]
Directed by Carlos Carcas & Norberto López Amado, the architectural film “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?” will be released on this coming 28th January. The film traces the rise of one of the world’s premier architects, Norman Foster and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design. Portrayed are [...]
Austrian architectural firm Pichler & Traupmann Architekten recently has completed a new office for the Raiffeisen Finance Center in Eisenstadt, Austria. The design of the building playfully responds to the restrictions imposed by the building regulations as well as to the schedule of accommodation for the different floors, and develops an encasing figure that encloses [...]
In Bled – Slovenia, this newly renovated rowing centre designed by MultiPlan arhitekti is recently completed and it will be used to host the World Rowing Championships this year. The building is well integrated into the sloping site, while providing a huge viewing platform and seating area following the terrain down the slope. Viewing platforms [...]
VC1 is the latest completed residential project by Italian architectural practice Tisselli studio architetti. It is designed to accommodate 1 level of basement car park, 8 apartments in first 2 floors and a garret apartment. Beyond a mere functional description of the intervention, action focus is still the wish to reinstate the architectural quality to [...]
In Beijing, China-based architectural studio Atelier 11 has successfully converted the 30 years old factory building into the contemporary Inside-out Art Center. A simplistic aesthetic was adopted for the interiors of the Art Center with the intention to keep some characteristics of the previous industrial building, as a reflection to the history of the site. [...]
Slovenian architectural practice OFIS Arhitekti designed the contemporary yet affordable 3 bedroom housing development with private garden located in Podpec, Slovenia. The main proposal was a condensation of village cores with branching – a traditional and historical rural layout of condensed longitudinal buildings along a road with kept green area around it. OFIS Arhitekti + [...]
Switzerland-based architectural firm L3P Architekten recently has completed the renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall, Dielsdorf apartment house with 3 newly constructed apartments, 5 renovated apartments, and 1 commercial area. From an architectural view the extension, with its form and materials, should be truly distinguishable from the main building. Through this, [...]