Category: Civic

Barcelona & L’Hospitalet de Llobregat City of Justice | David Chipperfield Architects

Barcelona & L’Hospitalet de Llobregat City of Justice | David Chipperfield Architects

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• November 26, 2009 • Comments (0)

David Chipperfield Architects’ 2002 winning project Barcelona & L’Hospitalet de Llobregat City of Justice has been recently completed, it has been programmed into 9 buildings with the total GFA of 240,000 square metre, four of the buildings house courtroom, office spaces and are linked by a continuous four-storey high concourse building. The principal proposition of […]

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Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

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• August 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Kortrijk Central Library in Belgium is a competition winning project designed by New York-based architecture firm REX. The design combines functions of Library, Life-Long Learning Center and Music Center. The new combination was named the project “LLLibrary”. + Project description courtesy of REX REX and Principal in Charge Joshua Prince-Ramus have been named the winner […]

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Norway-based Kristin Jarmund Architects has designed The Royal Norwegian Embassy located in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the projects was to create a representative yet modest building which presents Norway in a modern and quality conscious way…This form gives the house a” face” while at the same time allowing the rooms on the first floor […]

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Barcelona New Church | Jon Tugores

Barcelona New Church | Jon Tugores

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• August 14, 2009 • Comments (2)

Spanish architect Jon Tugores recently has designed a new contemporary church located in Barcelona, Spain. 2 distinct glass boxes designed to symbolize between the city and the sky. + Project description courtesy of Jon Tugores Designing the project of a church without using traditional and rhetorical arguments that are easily understood by the public, was […]

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Rosenberg Town Hall | Ecker architekten

Rosenberg Town Hall | Ecker architekten

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• July 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

Town Hall in Rosenberg, designed by German architect Ecker architekten. + Project description courtesy of Ecker architekten The town hall in Rosenberg -together with an existing school, a baroque church, and an enormous chestnut tree – completes a public square that was only partially evident before the start of construction. From the careful re-working of […]

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Drawings and Diagrams of Tallinn Town Hall

Drawings and Diagrams of Tallinn Town Hall

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• June 27, 2009 • Comments (0)

Further to our previous feature of Big’s winning project – Tallinn Town Hall, Big architects has sent us additional information such as plans, sections and diagrams to demonstrate and appreciate the design. I personally like the diagram so much, because it is a very useful tool to delivery the ideas to readers. Also click here […]

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Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

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• June 24, 2009 • Comments (1)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall. + Press release courtesy of BIG BIG wins an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall An international idea contest was held for Tallinn’s new City Hall in Estonia and the best concept was presented by […]

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New Church in Foligno, San Paolo Parish Complex | Fuksas architects

New Church in Foligno, San Paolo Parish Complex | Fuksas architects

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• April 28, 2009 • Comments (1)

New Church in Foligno – San Paolo Parish Complex, designed by Italy practice Fuksas architects, which was successfully presented by Architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas on 24th-26th April 2009, in the event “In the sacred architecture – Three days with the architecture of Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas “. This project features the use of  pure […]

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Part 2: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

Part 2: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

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• April 1, 2009 • Comments (0)

This is the part 2 for the Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. The success of this project is architect attempts to harmonize between Finnish and Japanese culture and architectural form in this project. + Project description provided by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd Architecture “Aiki” is based on the […]

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Part 1: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

Part 1: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

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• April 1, 2009 • Comments (9)

The Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo, by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. This is a first prize in the architectural competition arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. I like the project in terms of the clean building form with a blurred shadow effect during the night when the interior lit up. It seems to […]

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