Category: Culture

Complejo Parroquial de La Ascension del Senor | AGi architects

Complejo Parroquial de La Ascension del Senor | AGi architects

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• November 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by Spain and Kuwait-based architectural firm AGi architects, Complejo Parroquial de La Ascensión del Señor is the phase 2 religious building proposed for a Catholic Church in Sevilla, Spain. + Architect’s statement by AGi architects We propose a spiritual building based on two principles: First of all, The Catholic Church mission since the last […]

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Foster + Partners' Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

Foster + Partners’ Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

The design of Foster + Partners for the Zayed National Museum have been officially unveiled today by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Conceived as a monument and memorial to the late […]

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Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Here are the six Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Award winners, the competition is sponsored by the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association to recognize creativity and innovative design by using one of the world’s most unique building materials, Western Red Cedar. The award winners offer a range of creative approaches using Western Red Cedar… They […]

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Zaha Hadid Architects and the Bouregreg Valley Development Agency Announce the Rabat Grand Theatre

Zaha Hadid Architects and the Bouregreg Valley Development Agency Announce the Rabat Grand Theatre

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• November 23, 2010 • Comments (1)

In Morocco, Zaha Hadid Architects and the Bouregreg Valley Development Agency Announce the Rabat Grand Theatre. I am delighted to be building the Grand Theatre in Rabat… Morocco’s unique musical traditions and rich cultural history in the performing arts are renowned throughout the world. I am honoured to be part of the cultural development of […]

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Aquarium of San Sebastian | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

Aquarium of San Sebastian | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

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• November 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Aquarium of San Sebastian has been lodged for more than 100 years in a building on Mount Urgull’s feet, in one of the most visible zones of La Concha Bay. It is an institution for which its own building, while being at the same time its identity seal, had become an obstacle for its […]

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The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (1)

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 is a concentration of showrooms for international fashion brands in one building including public spaces such as an event hall, a restaurant and a lounge at the top floor. The design strategy is based on the adjacent warehouse building Labels 1. The interior spaces of this historical building are […]

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A Civil Community | aramplus Architetti Associati

A Civil Community | aramplus Architetti Associati

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (3)

For the competition held by Ance on the redevelopment of abandoned industrial areas, the spatial analysis project started. The lot is located in the former industrial area of Cava de’ Tirreni, north of it, the area that was occupied by Co.Fi.MA, abandoned canning industry. Gone are the tobacco fields of landscape features which are linked […]

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Biosphere Sustainability Centre | Paul Raff Studio

Biosphere Sustainability Centre | Paul Raff Studio

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• September 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Paul Raff Studio has designed the Biosphere Sustainability Centre in the Thousand Island Region in Ontario, Canada,  it is the multi-use cultural facility which will be a powerful catalyst to environmental, social and economic sustainable development. MISSION To partner and leverage natural and human capital to improve environmental, social, cultural and economic outcomes by demonstrating […]

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Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The concept for Sperone Westwater represents both a response to the Bowery’s dynamic urban character and a desire to rethink the way in which we engage with art in the setting of a gallery. The moving gallery animates the exterior of the building and creates a bold vertical element within. Like a kinetic addition to […]

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Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) | Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) | Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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• September 5, 2010 • Comments (2)

Dutch architectural practice Neutelings Riedijk Architects designed the Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) located in between the old docks in the heart of “Het Eilandje”. This old port area is the major urban renewal project in the center of Antwerp and is developing as a vibrant new city district. The MAS is designed as a […]

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