Category: Culture

New Entrance building Jaarbeurs \ Liong Lie architects

New Entrance building Jaarbeurs \ Liong Lie architects

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Jaarbeurs Utrecht is taking its first steps in building a new Entrance in collaboration with Liong Lie architects. With the development of a wonderful new space, named the Galaxy and a new Entrance, the Jaarbeurs gets an innovative and contemporary appearance. With the aim to create a sustainable society Liong Lie architects believe in creating […]

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MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

Leading experiential design agency MET Studio has created an exciting 3D brand experience exhibit for EDF, the official partner of and electricity supplier to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, housed in a purpose-built Pavilion (designed by architects Schmidhuber) within the London 2012 Olympic Park. MET Studio joined a team of leading European creatives on the […]

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Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The monumental, abstract shape of the wall, which is made of local oak wood, separates fantasy from reality. When the audience enters the building, they move from a natural landscape into the realm of the perform-ing arts. ALA Architects The Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand by the young Finnish office ALA Architects represents this […]

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Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled at the foot of a wooded hillside, the two-story, 30,250-square-foot Los Gatos Library provides a visual connection between the Town’s historic Pageant Park and the adjacent Civic Center. The design concept is based on the lantern, which in architectural terms suggests an open, light-filled structure. Daytime illumination optimizes the use of natural daylight, with […]

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El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center \ Noll & Tam architects

El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

In 1972, a group of El Cerrito residents decided to create a recycling center and asked the city council for a small patch of land that had previously housed a rock quarry and then a landfill. The operation was so successful that it outgrew its volunteer roots, and the city took over operations in 1977. […]

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Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dutch architect Serge Schoemaker has revealed his design for the redevelopment of Fort near Hoofddorp (1907) in the Netherlands. With a redevelopment of the historical site local authorities aspire to make the world heritage monument more known and open to the public. Schoemaker’s conversion design transforms the 8’100 m2 large fort island into an open […]

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Galerie Ashiya Schule \ Naoko Horibe

Galerie Ashiya Schule \ Naoko Horibe

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• August 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Naoko Horibe recently has completed Galerie Ashiya Schule. Galerie Ashiya Schule manages and promotes contemporary artists. Because the lot is located on a corner facing a relatively lively street, the client requested an elegant exterior design that would symbolically represent the gallery. The oversized wooden doors fulfill this symbolic role, drawing visitors into a world […]

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Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

This design was fora new clubhouse at Ullswater Yacht club, it was a design competition run by the RIBA. The concept reflects the calmness and fluidity of the lake in its shape, in particular in its cross section, suggesting a strong reference to the curve of a boat or yacht’s hull. Modern boat construction methods […]

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Nerva Theatre \ Enrique Abascal García

Nerva Theatre \ Enrique Abascal García

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• July 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nerva, north of the province of Huelva, in the Tinto River basin, was born to host the mining. The construction of a building of its type (theater/cinema) is the most important event for the whole city. What is even more in the case of Nerva, with a long tradition in using this kind of cultural […]

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Buenos Aries Art Museum \ Margot Krasojevic

Buenos Aries Art Museum \ Margot Krasojevic

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• July 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Margot Krasojevic has recently designed the Buenos Aries Art Museum. The art museum design attempts to choreograph images and views into the city in an attempt to highlight the ever expanding definition of what is considered real, the design dilutes the edges between the viewer and the virtual. A single shell laser cut aluminium semi-monocoque […]

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