Category: Culture

Busan opera House \ Task Architects

Busan opera House \ Task Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

Task Architects has designed the Busan opera House. Busan is one of the most important Korean cities and its largest port. The project is located in the newly developed area of north port . We wanted to create an Icon. A monument that would shift the vision of the world and create new experiences for each […]

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Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (2)

For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events. The hall was in need of renovation, ill-equipped to support art classes and lacking in outdoor recreation spaces. In addition, the town had outgrown its […]

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Busan Opera House \ Sanzpont arquitectura

Busan Opera House \ Sanzpont arquitectura

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• August 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

Proposal made by the twin brothers of sanzpont [arquitectura] for Busan Opera House Competition. The concept of design is based on the philosophy of Korea, the balance of opposites, the Um-Yang. The fundamental idea is to create an iconic building that represents the culture in which it is immersed, to remind the native people where […]

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The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• August 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of The Museo Soumaya in Mexico, the museum was designed by the Fernando Romero and Mauricio Ceballos for the private art collection of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taipei City new spirit. The concept form proposed emerges from a big volumetric cube in confrontation with a smaller inner structure cube – hypercube – in which is […]

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Busan Opera House \ OODA

Busan Opera House \ OODA

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by OODA, the scheme engages with the natural topography, articulating a multi-levelled building and integrating the different cultural activities and program seamlessly. The dominant flow circulation, flexibility and concept strategy enables full accessibility. The design concept creates spaces that blur the difference between building and landscape, intensifying the fluidity between interior and exterior spaces, […]

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Busan Opera \ Peter Ruge Architekten

Busan Opera \ Peter Ruge Architekten

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• August 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

The city of Busan plans to build a new opera house as a new symbol and multifaceted center for culture events and performances for the inhabitants and visitors on their gorgeous waterfront. Peter Ruge Architekten designed in their brand-new competition entry the opera house as new unique landmark to combine the awesome geographical situation of […]

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Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Coop Himmelb(l)au has recently completed the Martin Luther Church Hainburg in Austria. The play with light and transparency has a special place in this project. The light comes from above: three large winding openings in the roof guide it into the interior. The correlation of the number Three to the concept of […]

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ANISOTROPIA  \ Orproject

ANISOTROPIA \ Orproject

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (2)

Orproject is pleased to present Anisotropia, a proposal for Busan Opera House. A FROZEN PIECE OF MUSIC Anisotropia, the design for the new Busan Opera House, is based on Klavierstück I, a composition for piano by Orproject director Christoph Klemmt. It is based on a twelve tone row which is repeated and altered by the […]

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Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia | FILTER architecture

Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia | FILTER architecture

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• August 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design was prompted by the idea of an exibition space forming an integral point of the large Kamberovic Park alongside the River Bosna, in the centre of the town of Zenica. The concept was based on a deterministic approach to history – as a series of causes and consequences, while avoiding falling into a […]

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