Category: Architecture

Edificio T - UPAEP | Vargas Tejeda Arquitectos

Edificio T – UPAEP | Vargas Tejeda Arquitectos

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• July 20, 2010 • Comments (0)

The 77,500-square-feet T-Library (La Biblioteca Central UPAEP) was completed in 2007, as part of a master plan to expand the university facilities as the student population continues to grow. The University of Puebla wished to redefine the perception of their library with the new facilities, aiming to create a modern information hub for students and […]

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Fakro House | Tim Stephens

Fakro House | Tim Stephens

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• July 20, 2010 • Comments (1)

For this small residence, Stephens incorporated the local vernacular into a modernist retreat in the Whangaripo valley. By acknowledging the site’s importance, in terms of views and ecological values, Stephens’ design is a smart fit for the New Zealand location. The project takes the rural vernacular and incorporates contemporary touches, such as a modern timber/metal […]

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580 Carroll | Ten arquitectos

580 Carroll | Ten arquitectos

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• July 18, 2010 • Comments (2)

The building is called 580 Carroll and is designed by world-renowned architect Enrique Norten which has just been completed in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn – a rare modern addition to a neighborhood known for its older historic buildings. It is a 17 unit residential building – a five story structure made of concrete […]

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Brisbane Domestic Terminal Car Park Façade | Urban Art Projects (UAP)

Brisbane Domestic Terminal Car Park Façade | Urban Art Projects (UAP)

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• July 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

Urban Art Projects (UAP) is collaborating with established American artist Ned Kahn, Hassell Sydney and the Brisbane Airport Corporation to create an eight-storey, 5000sqm kinetic façade for the car park of Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal. It is expected to become a memorable icon for the city of Brisbane. Inside the car park, intricate patterns of light […]

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Nha House | Delaine Isaac

Nha House | Delaine Isaac

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• July 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

A New York-based architect, Delaine Isaac recently has designed the Nha House, which is Vietnamese for “House” House, is a beach house meant to stand out among the rest. The all glass facade provides a contemporary aesthetic and gives users the perfect opportunity to take in all the beautiful beach views. A prefabricated solid concrete […]

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Space Group / Brisac Gonzalez wins joint first prize in competition for Kristiansund Opera and Culture House

Space Group / Brisac Gonzalez wins joint first prize in competition for Kristiansund Opera and Culture House

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• July 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Architect Team “Space Group (N) / Brisac Gonzalez (UK)” has won a joint first place in the international architectural competition to design the new opera and culture house in Kristiansund, with the project “Silencio”. The team shares the prize with “CF Møller Architects (N)” and their project “Kulturkvartalet”. Silencio consists of 15 000 m2 opera […]

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Water-Cooled House | Wallflower Architecture + Design

Water-Cooled House | Wallflower Architecture + Design

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• July 8, 2010 • Comments (4)

Wallflower Architecture + Design has won the 10th Singapore Institute of Architects Design Award (Individual House Category) for a project titled ‘Water-Cooled House‘. The project is hidden away from the road, the site is surrounded by a verdant screen of mature trees from adjacent properties. Breezes blowing transversely across the site being another notable aspect […]

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Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world's tallest tensile structure

Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world’s tallest tensile structure

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

The grand opening of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre was recently held in Kazakhstan. It is the world’s tallest tensile structure designed by UK-based architectural firm Foster + Partners.  The project is located at the northern end of the new city axis and soars 150 metres from an elliptical base to form the highest peak on […]

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C. F. Møller Architects won a shared first prize for Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre

C. F. Møller Architects won a shared first prize for Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

C. F. Møller Architects has won a shared first prize in the competition for the new Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre located in the centre of Kristiansund, Norway. The inauguration of the Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre is planned to take place in 2013. The other first prize in the competition for the Kristiansund Opera […]

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36 The Calls Design Competition | Aedas Architects

36 The Calls Design Competition | Aedas Architects

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• July 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

Aedas Architects of Leeds proposed an office building with stacked containers for a competition in Leeds, UK. The design is an shortlisted entry for the 36 The Calls architectural competition run by the Architects Journal with developer Citu. Also click to read P+HS Architects‘ proposal. The River Aire has always played an important role in […]

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