Category: Culture

MuCEM \ Rudy Ricciotti

MuCEM \ Rudy Ricciotti

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• June 4, 2013 • Comments (1)

La Cité de l’Architecture in Paris organizes, in partnership with Lafarge, the exhibition “Ricciotti, Architecte“, will take place next week in Marseille European capital of culture 2013. Thirty iconic projects recounting the creative adventure of a pioneer and ambassador of concrete. + All images © Lafarge Media Library – Charles Plumey-Faye

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La Luciole Concert Hall \ Moussafir Architects

La Luciole Concert Hall \ Moussafir Architects

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Situated on the edge of Alençon, in the rural landscape of Lower Normandy, La Luciole – French for «firefly» – resulted from the efforts of its passionate director-«programmateur». Founded in 1994, this concert facility has carved itself a reputation, attracting renowned musicians to its tiny performance hall. Several years ago, the municipality has agreed to […]

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Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: The Slab \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & BE.ST Architect

Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: The Slab \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & BE.ST Architect

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

MenoMenoPiu Architects & BE.ST Architect‘s proposal for the Italian Pavilion at the Milan 2015 Expo is a light cage where the technical innovation is embedded within the structure: revolutionary glass columns sustain traditional slabs clad in marble. The building is simple and elegant in its structural system. Marble and glass are intertwined expressing the Italian […]

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Competition Entry: Cultural Center Chapultepec \ Adrian Yau, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

Competition Entry: Cultural Center Chapultepec \ Adrian Yau, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

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• May 18, 2013 • Comments (1)

The Cultural Center of Chapultepec is designed to merge the concepts of aesthetics and functionality. It is to become the icon of the city through its subtle yet dynamic form and overall composition. The building is thoughtfully designed as a singular form with material simplicity. It seeks to create a city focal point that adapts […]

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"LIGHTS OF THE VALLEY FOREST" Library \ ETT architecture | design | research

“LIGHTS OF THE VALLEY FOREST” Library \ ETT architecture | design | research

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• May 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Daegu lies within a gentle bowl of land defined by the surrounding forested hillslopes. We wanted the landscape of this valley to become the building. The geography of the place thus shapes a new trough-shaped public space. A public space that through its metaphorical character shall strike a deep connect to the city’s geography and […]

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Daeyang Gallery \ Steven Holl

Daeyang Gallery \ Steven Holl

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• May 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

since nearly three decades the American architect Steven Holl develops archaic compositions of sculptural shapes. The characteristic impression of his projects derives not only from how he handles volumes, but also from the poetics of light and shadow, color and material, the changing daytime and the times of the year. The new Daeyang Gallery in […]

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Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Lukasz Wawrzenczyk, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Adrian Yau

Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Lukasz Wawrzenczyk, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Adrian Yau

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• April 29, 2013 • Comments (1)

The cultural importance of the public library lies within the inherent power of the knowledge which it holds. This knowledge can be a significant life-altering force for the patrons of the library and furthermore within the larger community which it serves. The methods by which this information is contained and transmitted are continually evolving, yet […]

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Le Temps Machine \ Moussafir Architects

Le Temps Machine \ Moussafir Architects

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• April 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

CONTEXT AND CONCEPT Built to replace a 1950s youth center in Joué-le-Tours, France, Le Temps Machine (the Time Machine) is a radical revision and, conversely, homage to the original facility. (An initiative of the country’s first Minister of Cultural Affairs, Gaullist and intellectual André Malraux, such youth centers were an important institution in France.)   […]

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Sejong Art Center Winning Proposal / designcamp moonpark dmp

Sejong Art Center Winning Proposal / designcamp moonpark dmp

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• April 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Sejong Art Center (hereafter SAC) is designed for various performing arts such as musical, ballet, dancing and etc. There are two theaters, a main theater with more than 800 seats and a medium sized theater with 300 seats, and a film theater with 250 seats and art gallery in SAC. It is located in the […]

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Bloom - An Aquatic farm for phytoplankton culture \ Sitbon Architectes

Bloom – An Aquatic farm for phytoplankton culture \ Sitbon Architectes

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• March 30, 2013 • Comments (2)

Nothing was made of big which wasn’t an exaggerated hope. Jules Verne The water is going to redefine our future. By 2050, its level will get sixteen centimeters more than today and Asia is planned to be very affected by this phenomenon. Conceived to be first installed in Indian Ocean, Bloom is an initiation of […]

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