Category: Culture

Recladding proposal for Puskinsky Cinema \ in square lab + and black studio

Recladding proposal for Puskinsky Cinema \ in square lab + and black studio

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• November 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

in square lab proposed the recladding project for Puskinsky Cinema, Moscow, Russia. The proposal seeks to reconnect the Cinema back to the city through a series of site driven interventions; reviving the glory of the cinema and providing an icon to the city of Moscow. Symbiotic Facade – Pushkinsky Cinema Located in the heart of […]

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Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU's Cinema Center in Busan

Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s Cinema Center in Busan

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• October 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

The Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea, designed by Wolf D. Prix/COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, the new home of the Busan Film Festival (BIFF), was inaugurated with a grand opening on 29 September 2011 in the presence of the president of South Korea. The innovative building combines open space, cultural program, entertainment, technology and architecture in a […]

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DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural practice HPP architects designed the DFB Football Museum in the city center of Dortmund in neighbourhood to the main station, Germany. The new museum will have about 7000 m² GFA and 2.400 m² exhibition space. Scheduled on construction in 2012 and completion in 2014. + Architect: HPP architects | http://www.hpp.com/

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Restoration and re-use of the Church-Fortress of San Pietro in Lingueglietta \ LDA Studio

Restoration and re-use of the Church-Fortress of San Pietro in Lingueglietta \ LDA Studio

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (1)

The aim of the project was to recover the function of this cultural asset through a reinterpretation of the dual identity which is its distinctive characteristic: a church and a fort. Standing as the basis of the planning process, this dual identity is explained to visitors by means of an illustrative itinerary going as far […]

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Busan opera House \ Vladimir Ivanovic

Busan opera House \ Vladimir Ivanovic

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• September 19, 2011 • Comments (2)

The spirit of Opera can be developed only by architecture which joins in a whole some of the common points of human existence. In contemporary life, a need for a human has developed to the limits to, at least for a moment; go back to places which in his/her entire memory represent places of peace […]

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Pavilions and Fillies of the "PARC DES BORDS DE SEINE" \ AWP + HHF

Pavilions and Fillies of the “PARC DES BORDS DE SEINE” \ AWP + HHF

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• September 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

AWP + HHF have just won the competition to deliver a masterplan plan for the development of all urban spaces in the La Défense central business district, Paris. The same month AWP has also won the competition to design the public realm of Jardins de l’Arche, below the Grande Arche de la Défense and around […]

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The Leaf \ Serge Schoemaker Architects & Miriam Haag architecture + consulting

The Leaf \ Serge Schoemaker Architects & Miriam Haag architecture + consulting

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• September 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Serge Schoemaker Architects (Amsterdam) and Miriam Haag architecture + consulting (Valencia) have designed an iconic highly sustainable center in the Southeast of the USA. ‘The Leaf‘ will be a 25,000 m2 large conference, exhibition and R&D center covered by one expressive membrane roof structure. The placement of the leaf-shaped landmark creates a unique spatial setting, […]

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Hayes Valley Playground + Community Center \ WRNS Studio

Hayes Valley Playground + Community Center \ WRNS Studio

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• September 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

The existing 1958 clubhouse and playground at the intersection of Hayes and Buchanan Streets had become outdated and rundown. It also presented significant accessibility and safety issues for its diverse users. Because San Francisco’s Hayes Valley and Western Addition neighborhoods have few parks in the vicinity, the nonprofit Trust for Public Land (TPL) partnered with […]

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Busan opera House \ Wahag Studio

Busan opera House \ Wahag Studio

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• September 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Participation of Wahag studio in the international ideas competition to establish a design for the busan opera house to start to construct in 2014 (expected). The opera house will include a variety of facilities that will foster a wide range of artistic activities all the while being accessible to the city’s citizens. The grand scale […]

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National Maritime Museum \ Architectural Resources Group

National Maritime Museum \ Architectural Resources Group

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

The National Maritime Museum Building is the most fully developed example of Streamline Moderne nautical style in San Francisco. Designed by local architect William A. Mooser III and constructed during the Great Depression by the Works Progress Administration, the building was originally intended to serve as a bath house at the center of the city’s […]

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