Category: Culture

Vanke Art Center  XuHui District \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

Vanke Art Center XuHui District \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

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• September 1, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China, the project is located in Xuhui District, Shanghai South Railway Station North, at the junction of 3 major traffic and subway axes and also in the immediate vicinity of a gas station. This led to some special constraints regarding the landscape treatment, circulations and access points. The […]

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Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo \ Eduardo Souto de Moura

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo \ Eduardo Souto de Moura

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• August 6, 2013

Joao Morgado shared with us his recent photography of the Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo. The Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo opened last 14th of July and its an amazing project designed by Pritzker award-winning Eduardo Souto de Moura. The cultural center of Viana do Castelo is a project inserted into the privileged space of […]

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Paläon Research and Experience Centre \ Holzer Kobler Architekturen

Paläon Research and Experience Centre \ Holzer Kobler Architekturen

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• July 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Holzer Kobler Architekturen, in collaboration with pbr AG, Generalplaner and Topotek1, Landschaftsarchitektur, has completed the Paläon Research and Experience Centre. + Description from Holzer Kobler Architekturen The Schöningen Spears, approximately 300,000 years old, are the oldest preserved hunting weapons of mankind discovered until now. Visible from far away, the sculptural building of the PALÄON now […]

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Kulturbau 'Forum Confluentes'  \ Benthem Crouwel Architects

Kulturbau ‘Forum Confluentes’ \ Benthem Crouwel Architects

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• June 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

Benthem Crouwel Architects has completed the Kulturbau ‘Forum Confluentes’ in Koblenz, Germany. The project consists of the Mall Forum Mittelrhein and the Koblenz. The Forum Mittelrhein is a shopping mall and the Kulturbau houses the public library, the Mittelrhein Museum and the tourist information of Koblenz. + Architect’s statement from Benthem Crouwel Architects The project […]

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Arup supports ALA win Helsinki Central Library competition

Arup supports ALA win Helsinki Central Library competition

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• June 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

ALA Architects, a Helsinki-based architectural firm supported by Arup Ireland, was announced as the winner of the international design competition for this new library. The project is the new benchmark for energy consumption in a modern high-technology library facility. The Architectural concept has required us to develop an economic structural solution combining a 3D arched […]

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Competition entry: Setubal Public Library \ AND-RÉ

Competition entry: Setubal Public Library \ AND-RÉ

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• June 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

AND-RÉ recently has designed a design proposal for the competition entry for Setubal Public Library. + Statement from AND-RÉ SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY A project that depicts the essential foundations of the current office philosophy and our vision of architectural and methodological approach facing the contemporary reality. A project developed based on concepts that favour a social […]

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Competition entry: Sejong Art Center in South Korea \ H Architecture + Haeahn Architecture

Competition entry: Sejong Art Center in South Korea \ H Architecture + Haeahn Architecture

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• June 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

H Architecture shared with us their competition entry for Sejong Art Center Competition in South Korea, collaborated with Haeahn Architecture. It is for the new cultural hub of Sejong city, featuring a 700 seat theater for classical concert, ballet and musical, a 300 seat black box theater, a cinema, and gallery spaces, and a 1,500 […]

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2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico and Spain-based architectural firm sanzpont [arquitectura] won the 2nd place of the competition for Cancun City Basilica, Santa Maria del Mar. + Design statement from Sanzpont arquitectura Design Concept Santa Maria del Mar is one of the oldest virgin avocations. She isn’t related to any apparition; instead she relates with the need that marines […]

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RIBA EU AWARD: Municipal Auditorium of Teulada by Francisco Mangado

RIBA EU AWARD: Municipal Auditorium of Teulada by Francisco Mangado

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mangado y Asociados in Pamplona is pleased to announce that Francisco Mangado’s Municipal Auditorium of Teulada has won the RIBA EU Award, an honor bestowed by the Royal Institute of British Architects on buildings outside the United Kingdom but within the European Union. The Teulada Auditorium is one of nine projects selected for the award. […]

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Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

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• June 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN‘s extension to a neoclassical courtbuilding in the Copenhagen district of Frederiksberg is among this years nine European winners. + Quote from the RIBA jury The considerable bulk of the building is mitigated by a generously proportioned sloping roof which runs down to the lesser form of the neighbouring 1921 classical Court House, to which […]

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