Category: Architecture

Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Australian Architectural Review (AR) recently awarded Peddle Thorp Architects, Melbourne and Sustainable Built Environments (SBE) a commendation for their finalist listed entry in the Proposition 2065 design competition. Jury report The major strengths of this scheme related to the way scale and connectivity have been handled. The fractured volumes of the key buildings were seen […]

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House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

«House of mister R.» is a clear manifestation of the ‘aesthetic of chaos’, which Arseniy Borisenko and Peter Zaytsev are so fond of discussing with colleagues and journalists. But ‘chaos’ has a limited presence here. «The accidental rearrangement and (self) organization of form» (as the architects say about their method) turns out to be the […]

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Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

A young American architectural studio Platform for Architecture + Research designed the Restaurant 659 located in one of LA’s boutique districts, spanning the ground floors of two adjacent retail buildings at 659 La Brea Boulevard, a new 4,800 square foot restaurant and lounge will occupy a currently vacant storefront. North of the juncture of Wilshire […]

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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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Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

Queensland Courtyard House is a recent residential competition submission by Brisbane, Australia based architecture office Plazibat & Jemmott Architects. + Project description courtesy Plazibat + Jemmott architects Concept The intent of this project is to go beyond the pragmatics of the proposed program and investigate a new potential model for suburban housing. This model takes […]

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Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

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• November 1, 2010 • Comments (1)

Faustino Winery by world-renowned architect Foster + Partners recently opens in Spain. Bodegas Portia is our first winery, so we had no preconceptions about how it should work. It was an opportunity to start from first principles – to examine the different stages of wine production and to try to create the ideal conditions for […]

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BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

8 House by Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has been completed recently. Celebrating its third project with the same development team in the maturing neighborhood of Orestad, the construction of the 61,000 m2 8 House has come to an end, allowing people to bike all the way from the street up to its […]

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Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In San Francisco, WRNS Studio has recently completed a dramatic multi-story parking structure in the heart of the city’s Mission Bay redevelopment zone. This new seven story elevated parking structure serves adjacent laboratories and offices with 1,420 spaces. The north and east façades, which border a public plaza, are clad in perforated aluminum panels whose […]

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Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners has won an international competition to design Luxembourg Royal Hamilius, a mixed-use development in the heart of Luxembourg City developed by Codic International. We are delighted with this excellent result and look forward to further developing the scheme. Our proposal is based on a sequence of rich public spaces, inside and outside, […]

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Aluminum House | Unit Arkitektur

Aluminum House | Unit Arkitektur

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• October 26, 2010 • Comments (2)

The Aluminum House by Swedish architectural firm Unit Arkitektur is an extension for a Swedish house with a traditional gable roof. + Project description courtesy Unit Arkitektur Around the lake Gärdsken, in the southern parts of Alingsås, a residential area with villas mainly from the 20th century is situated. Originally, these were small wooden two […]

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