Category: Culture

National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ aceboXalonso

National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ aceboXalonso

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• April 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

This building is the result of a first prize in an open international competition in order to develop two different buildings on one plot. Mixing both programs into a single shape we obtained an strange concrete tree-like shape that contains in its interior the Dance School, and the surrounding space becomes a Museum. Later, this […]

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La Fabrique Cultural Center \ Tetrarc architects

La Fabrique Cultural Center \ Tetrarc architects

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• April 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

On the “île de Nantes”, La Fabrique takes place on one side of the previous Dubigeon warehouse, near the Alstom warehouse ( the upcoming centre of the “Quartier de la Création”) and the old shipyard turned to great gardens. This context gave Tétrarc the opportunity to gather the recalls of a place abandoned by History […]

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Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Spira has four different performing arts venues: a main concert hall that seats 910, a 450-seat theater, a 200-seat black box, and a 200-seat café stage. The building is situated on an artificial peninsula jutting out into Lake Munksjön, right in the center of downtown Jönköping. The layout follows from a foyer that opens to […]

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National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ Angel Acebo & Victoria Alonso

National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ Angel Acebo & Victoria Alonso

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• April 9, 2012 • Comments (3)

Shared by animation studio 24studio, this is their latest audio-visual production of the project National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña for architects Angel Acebo & Victoria Alonso. + Project facts Nacional Museum of Science and Technology La Coruña. Spain Client: FECYT (FUNDACION ESPAÑOLA DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA) Architects: Angel Acebo & Victoria […]

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New Bauhaus Museum \ MenoMenoPiu Architects

New Bauhaus Museum \ MenoMenoPiu Architects

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• April 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

The transparency makes the continuity between inside and outside, the outside comes inside and vice-versa. An eclectic conquest of the space makes the building not a barrier but a dynamic urban link, crossed by a linear flexible path across Bauhaus history. The idea of creating a new unity by the marriage of many arts and […]

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MedaTeca \ Alterstudio Partners

MedaTeca \ Alterstudio Partners

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• April 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

MedaTeca library| information| spare time The new cultural hub of Meda designed by Alterstudio Partners On 10th April 2012 MedaTeca opens to the public; the new library of Meda’s township designed by Alterstudio Partners, a modern cultural hub of more than 1.900 sq. m. entirely devoted to culture, information and spare time, connected with others […]

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Auditorium Plantahof \ Valerio Olgiati

Auditorium Plantahof \ Valerio Olgiati

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• April 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

The placement of the new auditorium creates a new central square within the overall structure of the Plantahof agriculture school. The high façade holds together the new piazza. The inner space of the auditorium lies in half-light. Two windows facing each other define the inner space and allow for a view from the new piazza […]

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Bayview Branch Library \ THA Architecture & Karin Payson A+D

Bayview Branch Library \ THA Architecture & Karin Payson A+D

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by THA Architecture in collaboration with Karin Payson A+D, this new library replaces an outdated facility, completed in 1969, with an enhanced neighborhood branch that celebrates the community’s unique history and culture. The 9,000-square-foot library is part of San Francisco’s voter-approved Branch Library Improvement Program, and is one of only eight new facilities from […]

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Spire \ Visiondivision

Spire \ Visiondivision

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Spire is Visiondivision‘s competition entry for a new church in the small town of Våler, Norway. The church in the small town of Våler in Norway burned down and a competition was held to build a new one. We joined the competition with the following entry. It is in the rural church that the people […]

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New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

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• March 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

A few years ago, the inhabitants of Valer, an quiet Norwegian village not too far from Oslo, surrounded by forests and close to the Swedish border, watched how sadly their ancient wooden church was on fire and got totally destroyed. This is why at the end of 2011, they decided to invite architects from all […]

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