Category: Culture

Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

The internal space of this monastic creation turns out to be the prime factor in the intervention since this space is recovered as a staged union of three public rooms, which allow a synthetic knowledge of the constructive process of the monastic complex. To achieve this, the original volumes are recovered by means of new […]

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Municipal Auditorium of Teulada \ Francisco Mangado

Municipal Auditorium of Teulada \ Francisco Mangado

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• February 8, 2012 • Comments (2)

Francisco Mangado has recently completed the Municipal Auditorium of Teulada. Teulada-Moraira is an unusual urban center. Though it is divided into two separate physical units, they belong to a single administrative entity. Located in Alicante, in a valley that descends from the mountains into the sea, the city takes full advantage of the two realities, […]

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Restoration of Community Centre \ Santamaria Arquitectes

Restoration of Community Centre \ Santamaria Arquitectes

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• February 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

Santamaria Arquitectes have recently finished the restoration of the Community Centre and new accesses to historic downtown in Cardona, Spain. The building is a rectangular volume with a 282,73m2 site area. It is two storey and it has an only 43,23m frontage facing south to the Miracle road. It was built in the 60s, after […]

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The Metropol Parasol \ Film by Arup

The Metropol Parasol \ Film by Arup

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• February 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Metropol Parasol was designed by Architect, J. MAYER H., with engineering consulting from Arup. The Metropol Parasol is one of the largest wooden structures in the world and was completed in April 2011. It has become a new centre for Seville. Arup‘s positive influence on the world is explored in a film about Metropol […]

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New Museum - "Going Gaga with SANAA"

New Museum – “Going Gaga with SANAA”

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Can a building ever be compared to Lady Gaga? Most experts may say no, but they obviously haven’t seen the New Museum, one of the best looking museums ever made according to Delaine Isaac. The New Museum, founded as the New Museum of Contemporary Art by Marcia Tucker in 1977, is the only museum in […]

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Pushinsky Cinema Competition \ Margot Krasojevic

Pushinsky Cinema Competition \ Margot Krasojevic

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Image courtesy Margot Krasojevic Margot Krasojevic shard with us her design proposal for the Pushinsky cinema competition. Balcony Illusion Facade Cinema presents us with choreographed narratives, perceptions of life, symbolism, realism, surrealism, a plethora of convictions. The facade should recognise and embrace this. The facade negates from the preciousness of the iconic as it de-realises […]

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Clyfford Still Museum \ Allied Works

Clyfford Still Museum \ Allied Works

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• January 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

ALLIED WORKS DESIGNS NEWLY OPENED CLYFFORD STILL MUSEUM IN DENVER, COLORADO New York City – Following an invited international competition in 2006, Allied Works was selected to design the Clyfford Still Museum, a single-artist institution devoted to the life and work of the 20th-century painter. Opened to the public on November 18th, the museum houses […]

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Visitor Centre for Glass Art \ Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Design and Architecture

Visitor Centre for Glass Art \ Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Design and Architecture

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• January 9, 2012 • Comments (1)

Camilla Hounsell Halvorsen Design and Architecture designed and transformed an abandoned brick building into a visitor centre for contemporary glass art. The center provides workshops that are organized for visits and experience of the workshop process. A ramp solution contributes to walk through the process is universally designed and available to all visitors. By making […]

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Dalian Museum Competition Design Concept \ 10 Design

Dalian Museum Competition Design Concept \ 10 Design

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• January 7, 2012 • Comments (4)

The planning museum is envisioned to be a new civic sculpture for the city located at the heart of the main the governmental district. The sculptural nature of the building ties to the existing network of sculptural elements and parks placed throughout the city. The building becomes a technological bloom as the massing opens towards […]

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Atomium Belgium \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

Atomium Belgium \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

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• December 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by photographer Veronica Morales, the Atomium is located in Brussels, Belgium, it was designed by André Waterkeyn for Expo ’58. The Atomium stands 102 metres tall and has 9 steel spheres connected by tubes, each of them are easily reached by escalators. You can find more works of  Veronica Morales Angulo here. + All […]

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