Category: Culture

Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• May 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Gudmundur Jonsson Architects, Norveg is situated in the Community Rørvik which has long tradition for fishery,  and represents the utmost of the Norwegian coastal culture through ages. Today there is a boat-building industry carrying on  the tradition, but in a modern way. Being situated by the coast, represents in one way a challenge bringing […]

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Riverside Museum | Zaha Hadid Architects

Riverside Museum | Zaha Hadid Architects

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• May 18, 2011 • Comments (7)

The Riverside Museum in Glasgow by world renowned architect Zaha Hadid Architects will be unveiled in JUNE 2011. Check it out our previous story here. The historical development of the Clyde and the city is a unique legacy; with the site situated where the Kelvin flows into the Clyde the building can flow from the […]

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Sancho el Sabio Foundation | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

Sancho el Sabio Foundation | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

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• May 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Sancho el Sabio Foundation, dating from 1964, is the main documentation and investigation centre of Basque culture and history. Designed by Spaish firm Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura, the proposal involves the recovery of a former cemetery and based on that, the development of the remaining building. Because the programme contemplates important storage spaces, it was […]

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Krea Art Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

Krea Art Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Spanish firm Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura has recently completed Krea Art Centre in Spain. The solution proposed for the Art Centre is basically articulated around a dialogue between the old convent and the new building. A building-corridor winds next to the old building and goes over it to end up inside the cloister. It is conceived […]

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Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

As documents they recount the millennial history , ancient and modern, which is renewed in the modernity of the forms and the faith which is recalled though prayer. Enrico Tealdi As befits its central role in the community, this Church is a Landmark and point of congregation for all in the area of Piacenza. The […]

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Designing Foligno : from history to Utopia | Studio KUADRA

Designing Foligno : from history to Utopia | Studio KUADRA

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Area 8 – The Bella island To mark the bicentenary of the death of Giuseppe Piermarini, ( Foligno, 18th July 1734 – 18 February 1808), the architect of the Scala opera house in Milan, the Minister for Art and Culture and the “National Committee for the Celebration of the Bicentenary of the Death of Giuseppe […]

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BIG Wins the Competition to Design a Major Cultural Center in Albania

BIG Wins the Competition to Design a Major Cultural Center in Albania

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• May 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG, Martha Schwartz Landscape, Buro Happold , Speirs & Major, Lutzenberger & Lutzenberger, and Global Cultural Asset Management are today announced as the winning team of the international design competition for a new 27.000 m2 cultural complex in Albania, consisting of a Mosque, an Islamic Centre, and a Museum of Religious Harmony. The capital Tirana […]

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Harpa Concert & Conference Centre | Henning Larsen architects

Harpa Concert & Conference Centre | Henning Larsen architects

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• April 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Reykjavik, Iceland, Harpa Concert & Conference Centre by Henning Larsen architects is nearly completed, the centre gathers inspiration from the northern lights and the dramatic Icelandic scenery. Situated on the boundary between land and sea, the centre stands out like a large, radiant sculpture reflecting both sky and harbour space as well as the […]

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Noten Cultural Center | WE architecture

Noten Cultural Center | WE architecture

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• April 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

Notodden Townhall has decided to join several cultural functions such as a cafe, a museum, and a library under one roof; this allows the possibility of creating a building where people of different ages and interests can meet and interact. As a tribute to the history of the site, the roof of the building is […]

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Infomab10 Pavilion | Studio Kawamura Ganjavian

Infomab10 Pavilion | Studio Kawamura Ganjavian

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• April 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Madrid, Spain, Infomab10 by Studio Kawamura Ganjavian is a pavilion designed and built in record time and within record budget. It consists of an off-the-shelf 28m³ glass-fiber reinforced polyester water tank that was intervened. 100 circular perforations allow speckles of natural light to flood the space during the day, whereas during the night they […]

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