Third project submitted by Pascal Arquitectos is the Pedregal Shopping Center. This project featured the laminated glass box intersected with a box covered by irregular perforation. + Architect’s statement, provided by Pascal Arquitectos This project comes to set a new architectural statement in the Pedregal area of Mexico City which has been neglected, because nothing [...]
Mourning House, by the Mexico city based architect Pascal Arquitectos. Due to its location in residential area, Mourning House is planned to be isolated from surroundings with an internal courtyard provided. Architect wanted to create a spiritual sense to the building, by having a high and narrow triangular entrance for the project. Visitor will experience [...]
The Vanke (one of China based developer) Sales Pavilion designed by CL3 architects, based on the principle of Chinese Courtyard house with an entry court, front garden, main pavilion, side pavilion with support facilities and back garden that leads to show units.
F House by Japanese architect Katsufumi Kubota. The contemporary geometrical facade is so precise, clean, striking and structurally very provocative. It folded to become a roof and opened up the interior space into the landscape. The house reminds me Tadao Ando works, perhaps because of its concrete finish and clean interior space with light. This [...]
Designed by Taiwanese designer Crox, the two-floor store installing with the big window glasses evoking the nearby neighborhood through the engaging reflection and curvilinear form. Responding to Artemide philosophy, lighting is a source of physical pleasure and mental comfort, CROX beautifully embellishes the first Artemide Flagship Store in Taipei Downtown with the concept of the [...]
Dellis Cay has a surface of 560 acres and should hold 124 private villas, 154 residences, the Mandarin Oriental hotel, as well as a marina. The construction began on June 4th 2008 and is expected to be completed in the end of 2009. The vision of the project is to realize the beauty of nature [...]
Casa Y house, has an interesting circulation that well incorporated with the placement of furniture, by anonimous-Led. The volume arises from two boxes that intersect the interior to house, a box of medium height, are buried on the site looking for greater privacy in public spaces. For the South, a glass facade with different elements [...]
The weekend retreat was designed at protected natural area – Gerês hillside, without destroying the nature of the ground and all the trees must be preserved. The house opens up at one end and almost half length was cantilevered towards the river side.
Zaha Hadid architects has won a competition for the port house – headquarters of Antwerp Port Authorit (APA), Antwerp, Belgium. The new port house design consists of two entities: the existing fire station and a new crystalline volume lifted above the retained building. Together they form a new landmark as the headquarters of the Antwerp [...]
Brazil based Biselli + Katchborian architects has designed a Information Center of the new Petrochimical Complex of Rio de Janeiro – COMPERJ – PETROBRAS, located in Itaboraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. + PROJECT MEMORIAL History and Geography equally contributes to the construction of the extraordinary beauty of the site. The Geography through different geologic accidents [...]
Interplay between 2 neutral materials – concrete and timber is the interesting part for this project, BV House, designed by Biselli + Katchborian architects. Spatial organization is clearly defined in 3 different levels. Due to the site condition, the big ramp has created a quality of floating effect to the house with a welcoming sense. [...]
Munich-based Henn Architekten has won the competition proposal for the China Life Insurance Research & Development Center on the rural outskirts of Beijing. The design concept was developed from a traditional Chinese courtyard architecture and translated into highly technologically developed, forward-looking design. The complex for China’s biggest insurance company consists of a main building, a [...]