Category: Culture

 Design Incubator - Theater of Production \ Alan Lu

Design Incubator – Theater of Production \ Alan Lu

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• February 20, 2011 • Comments (1)

Alan Lu shared with us his academic project and concept just recently completed at MIT in Cambridge, MA. + Project description by Alan Lu This project by Alan Lu explores the notion of programmatic extremism in a design incubator facility where a central defined figure that contains a vertically integrated manufacturing/workloft arrangement occupies the void […]

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Antwerp cathedral’s second tower - TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

Antwerp cathedral’s second tower – TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

TOWER 2.0 designed by PLANCONTROL wins the first prize at the “A_TA 2010 Architecture Annual” with the contest solution for Antwerp cathedral’s second tower. Tower 2.0 is therefore very much present on its user’s minds, yet it remaining absent for those who chose not to look at it. Daniel Tellman, PLANCONTROL + Project description by […]

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Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural firm Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria. The Calabar International Conference Centre consists of four adjoining, sculptural volumes which are situated on top of a hill and has a panoramic view from the foyer. We visited the […]

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Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Beijing, China-based architectural studio Atelier 11 has successfully converted the 30 years old factory building into the contemporary Inside-out Art Center. A simplistic aesthetic was adopted for the interiors of the Art Center with the intention to keep some characteristics of the previous industrial building, as a reflection to the history of the site. […]

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Entrance of Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre | COEN!

Entrance of Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre | COEN!

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• January 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch studio COEN! has completed the Entrance of Netherlands Broadcasting Music Centre in Hilversum, the Netherlands. The overall concept of the large, open-plan space aims to translate the identity of the organization: we wanted to translate the music into colour, patterns and a clear lay-out. Coen van Ham The monumental entrance hall of the Netherlands […]

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Theatre Of Floating Garden | WE Architecture

Theatre Of Floating Garden | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

Theatre Of Floating Garden is an extension project for an old theater in Szczecin, Poland. The new extension will be experienced as a light roof with transparent facades, connecting all the functions of the house and acting as a pavilion in the garden. Our aim was to create an open house; a house for the […]

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Three new galleries for China's Ningbo Science Exploration Centre | MET Studio

Three new galleries for China’s Ningbo Science Exploration Centre | MET Studio

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• January 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Multi-award-winning masterplanners and exhibition designers MET Studio have been commissioned to create three galleries for China’s new Ningbo Science Exploration Centre, due to open in Spring 2012. The 50,000 sq m new-build centre will house six permanent galleries in total, across two storeys, and MET Studio (in a joint undertaking between the company’s London and […]

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Pan Long Gu Church | Atelier 11

Pan Long Gu Church | Atelier 11

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• December 14, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by the Chinese architecture studio Atelier 11, this is a church located in Pan Long Gu, a national scenic area at Ji County in the city of Tianjing, China. As a religious facility built for a neighboring Spanish-style residential development, the design of the church takes the reference from the European architectural language and […]

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Atelier Thomas Pucher wins competition for the new Sinfonia Varsovia Concert Hall

Atelier Thomas Pucher wins competition for the new Sinfonia Varsovia Concert Hall

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• December 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Austrian architect Atelier Thomas Pucher has won the international competition for the new seat of the world renowned Sinfonia Varsovia Orchestra in Warsaw. The 20.000m2 cultural centre is housed on the site of a former Veterinary Institute with existing – yet asleep – buildings and a fairy tale park. The centre inhabits a 1.800 seat […]

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Pavilion at Park Aventura | Paratelier

Pavilion at Park Aventura | Paratelier

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• December 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

“PARATELIER”, founded in 2007 in Lisbon (Portugal), is now presented in the exhibition “PROGETTI DI GIOVANI ARCHITETTI ITALIANI”, held in Milan between 2nd of December 2010 and 10th of January 2011 as a part of Triennale di Milano. This is an exhibition of work organized by the GiArch (National Coordiantion of Young Italian Architects) and […]

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