Category: Culture

Daoíz y Velarde Cultural Centre \ Rafael de La-Hoz

Daoíz y Velarde Cultural Centre \ Rafael de La-Hoz

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• February 13, 2014 • Comments (0)

The architect Rafael de La-Hoz completes the Daoíz y Velarde Cultural Centre. As part of the Daoiz y Verlarde complex of former barracks the objective is to preserve the architecture; a representative sample of Madrid’s industrial and military heritage. From the start, the idea was to respect the basic geometry of the existing building, as […]

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Archaeological Pavilion \ kadawittfeldarchitektur

Archaeological Pavilion \ kadawittfeldarchitektur

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• February 6, 2014 • Comments (0)

In the heart of Aachen, within view of its famed cathedral, is the city’s most beloved inner-city park, the Elisen Garden. During extensive archeological excavations amazing discoveries were made: spanning from the Neolithic period (4700 BC) to the high and late Middle Ages (ca. 910-1500) there is evidence of all essential periods of the history […]

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Rowing High Performance Centre \ Alvaro Andrade & MPT

Rowing High Performance Centre \ Alvaro Andrade & MPT

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• January 19, 2014 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us his recent photography of the Rowing High Performance Centre. Designed by Alvaro Andrade, in coordination with MPT, the Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho is located in one of the most beautiful and idyllic valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for […]

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Mercedes Benz Museum \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

Mercedes Benz Museum \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

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• January 13, 2014 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales Angulo shared with us her photography of Mercedes Benz Museum located in Stuttgart, Germany by world-renowned architect UNStudio. Although this building is completed quite a long time ago, but it is still a good chance to look at this architecture again which the form is generated by it’s circulation idea, leading the visitors up to the […]

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Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: Italian Pavilion by Paolo Venturella

Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: Italian Pavilion by Paolo Venturella

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• January 9, 2014 • Comments (0)

The proposal for the “Italian Pavilion” for the EXPO 2015 in Milan is based on the integration between sustainable food and renewable energies. Food is incorporated in the design by the continuation of the green of the exterior space, while energies are integrated in the façade. The idea is to make the hortus goes from […]

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Museum of Cycladic Art \ Kois associated architects

Museum of Cycladic Art \ Kois associated architects

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• January 9, 2014 • Comments (1)

Kois associated architects were asked from the patrons of the Museum of Cycladic Art (MCA) to present a proposal for the redesign of the museum’s public image, enhancement of its urban presence and degree of public interaction. STRATEGY MCA is situated in the very center of Athens, where public open space is scare and the […]

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Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition: 2nd prize \ Mi-EL  Architecture

Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition: 2nd prize \ Mi-EL Architecture

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• December 17, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mi-EL Architecture won the 2nd prize for the Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition. Ministry of Social Affairs of Turkey announced a competition project at national scale. Project objective is to design a multifunctional campus for elderly, children, veterans and disadvantaged people who need social support. Life center is a kind of small scale campus […]

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Tangram pavilion No 1 - Mao Zhuang South Club \ UA Studio 7

Tangram pavilion No 1 – Mao Zhuang South Club \ UA Studio 7

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• December 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

UA Studio 7 designed the Tangram pavilion No 1 – Mao Zhuang South Club located in HeNan, China. The Concept of Tangram The tangram (Chinese, literally “seven boards of skill”) is an assemblage puzzle consisting of seven flat pieces, called tans, which are put together to form various shapes. The objective of the puzzle is […]

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Library and Entities Hotel \ Santamaria Arquitectes

Library and Entities Hotel \ Santamaria Arquitectes

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• December 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

The 3.773 m² plot, is depressed in relation to the streets that configure it. The remaining part of the block is occupied by the Auditorium-Theatre and School of Music, located in a two storey building built in 2003. The Cultural Center extension is concentrated in a 3 storey compact volume and it contains a public […]

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BIG wins the competition to design Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

BIG wins the competition to design Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

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• November 21, 2013 • Comments (2)

BIG + A+Architecture + Egis + Base + L’Echo + Celsius Environnement + CCVH have been announced winner of the international design competition for the new Cité du Corps Humain (Museum of the Human Body) in Montpellier, France. The Museum of the Human Body, which will be part of the newly developed area Parc Marianne, […]

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