Category: Culture

09FDIP | Spaceworkers

09FDIP | Spaceworkers

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• August 3, 2011 • Comments (2)

A “factory” for the city … A space to do things …. anything! Simply do things … Communicate. Communicate with the World … Know … Learn in a fun way! A building that needs to dialogue with the city. An organic block, which gently lands on a square … A kind of constant sensory challenge […]

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Vasquez Rocks Interpretive Center | Brooks + Scarpa architects

Vasquez Rocks Interpretive Center | Brooks + Scarpa architects

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• July 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

We believe that environmental sustainability, economic concerns, and quality design are not mutually exclusive. A symbiotic relationship exists between them, which results in new discoveries and spatial qualities that nurture people. The Interpretive Center is designed to tread lightly on the earth and meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future […]

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Extension of the National Maritime Museum | C.F. Møller Architects

Extension of the National Maritime Museum | C.F. Møller Architects

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

C. F. Møller Architects has designed the extension of The National Maritime Museum in London, Britain’s seventh largest tourist attraction and part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. The new wing, called The Sammy Ofer Wing – named after the international shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer, who has funded most of £36.5m extension […]

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Museum of Liverpool | 3XN Architects

Museum of Liverpool | 3XN Architects

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

3XN Architects have recently completed the Museum of Liverpool. Traditional facades often deal with interruptions – windows for example.  I wish to create a holistic kind of architecture, and a patterned façade ties the building together into one sculptural entity.  By creating the pattern into a relief, as we did with the Museum of Liverpool, […]

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National Music Centre of Canada | Allied Works Architecture

National Music Centre of Canada | Allied Works Architecture

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• June 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

It was important to us to respect the King Eddy, while reclamation and restoration is certainly necessary, we didn’t want to scrub it too clean. We don’t want to scare the ghosts away. Brad Cloepfil, founder of Allied Works Architecture Allied Works was selected to design the National Music Centre of Canada following an international […]

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The Nebuta House | molo, Todd MacAllen + Stephanie Forsythe

The Nebuta House | molo, Todd MacAllen + Stephanie Forsythe

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• June 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

In 2001, Stephanie Forsythe + Todd MacAllen of molo were shortlisted for an international architectural competition for the city of Aomori. Their first trip to Japan took them to Tokyo University to present models and drawings to Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel and city officials. In Japan, we’ve been given intimate experiences of true design: a […]

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Gran Casino Costa Brava | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Gran Casino Costa Brava | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (1)

Last week, Lamp Lighting Awards 2011 for ARCHITECTURAL EXTERIOR LIGHTING has been awarded to Gran Casino Costa Brava. (Please click here to the award page) the use of light as a projective tool, another element of architecture both in its natural and artificial angle that is effectively integrated in the structure itself and generates threedimensionality […]

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Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts | Allied Works Architecture

Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts | Allied Works Architecture

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• June 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

ALLIED WORKS REVEALS COMPETITION DESIGN FOR NEW MUSEUM AND CULTURAL DISTRICT IN LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND Allied Works was named one of eighteen international finalists to create the Pôle Muséal Lausanne, which encompasses transforming an historic train shed and industrial site into a new cultural district. As part of the competition, Allied Works created a master plan […]

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New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

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• June 12, 2011 • Comments (2)

The new Cultural Center in Ranica, medieval town near Bergamo in Northern Italy, contains a public library, an auditorium, a kindergarten, and a school for dance and theater. With its 2.000 square meters, the Center is conceived as a new catalyst of urban life. Not only is the building a laboratory for education and information, […]

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Crystal Design Center Phase 2 | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

Crystal Design Center Phase 2 | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

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• May 31, 2011 • Comments (1)

Building on the success of the first phase of this landmark design centre, in Thailand’s capital, world-class architecture and interior firm dwp further developed the masterplan for a 32,000sqm extension. Comprising multiple two-storey units that house small- and medium-sized retail outlets, the design ties together 14 buildings through a series of walkways, bridges and integrated […]

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