Category: Architecture

Danish National Maritime Museum \ BIG

Danish National Maritime Museum \ BIG

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• October 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG with Kossmann.dejong+Rambøll+Freddy Madsen+KiBiSi have completed the Danish National Maritime Museum in Helsingør. By marrying the crucial historic elements with an innovative concept of galleries and way-finding, BIG’s renovation scheme reflects Denmark’s historical and contemporary role as one of the world’s leading maritime nations. The new Danish National Maritime Museum is located in Helsingør, just […]

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The Library and Learning Centre \ Zaha Hadid

The Library and Learning Centre \ Zaha Hadid

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• October 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Library and Learning Centre by Zaha Hadid at the Vienna University of Economics and Business opened last week in the city’s second district. The library and learning centre is one of seven buildings that make up the new campus at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), designed to accommodate 24,000 students […]

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Steigenberger Bremen Hotel interiors \ JOI-Design

Steigenberger Bremen Hotel interiors \ JOI-Design

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• October 12, 2013 • Comments (1)

Our concept for the Steigenberger Hotel Bremen plays with the city’s identity as a seafaring gateway to the world, a crossroad for trading in both historic and modern times. By expressing the diverse fabric of the Weserquartier though the interior design, the hotel will attract business travellers as well as day-trippers wishing to explore the […]

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Shanghai Fish Community Art Gallery \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

Shanghai Fish Community Art Gallery \ Studio 7 of Urban Architecture China

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• October 10, 2013 • Comments (1)

The site is situated in the middle of an artificial lake in south-east Shanghai, China. Being the first to be completed and the focal point of the 5 commercial buildings planned, the showroom is intended to become a remarkable landmark for the new development. The circular shape of the floor plans was determined by the […]

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Gas Kompressor Station Egtved \ C. F. Møller Architects

Gas Kompressor Station Egtved \ C. F. Møller Architects

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• October 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Natural gas plant consisting of compressor station and service buildings. A technical site is normally swaddled in greenery to prevent it from becoming an eyesore in the natural environment. The new Energinet.dk compressor station at Egtved is Den-mark’s first installation of its kind, and here the opposite is true. C.F. Møller has designed the plant, […]

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THE HUG - Alvar Aalto Campus Otaniemi \  MenoMenoPiu Architects & Paolo Venturella

THE HUG – Alvar Aalto Campus Otaniemi \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & Paolo Venturella

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• October 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

The rectangle is the neutral form par excellence, because its corners balance the two opposing forces of the line: the vertical and horizontal. Mondrian The project is a contemporary evolution of the classic courtyard tipology, unfolding the four sides of the courtyard along the axis of the main road,creating a central urban square facing south […]

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300 Cornwall \ Kennerly Architecture & Planning

300 Cornwall \ Kennerly Architecture & Planning

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• October 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

Not every part of old San Francisco is perfect. Here was a hiccup in the fabric where two streets slide together at an awkward angle, creating a mini district with unrealized potential as an urban place. The two streets are broad and have very different character. The building responds to this fact, amplifies it, and […]

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Tetris House \ Reza Aliabadi & Ehsan Zareian of rzlbd

Tetris House \ Reza Aliabadi & Ehsan Zareian of rzlbd

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• October 8, 2013 • Comments (0)

We have all played the game “Tetris” at least once in our lives. We were mesmerized by the magic of geometry and rewarded by our efficiency. For rzlbd Tetris is not just a game of block arrangement and fast performance, but it is a quest of effective design. If a designer of space was to […]

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Danish Village Summer House \ Powerhouse Company

Danish Village Summer House \ Powerhouse Company

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• October 8, 2013 • Comments (0)

Powerhouse Company was asked to design a weekend house for a young family in northern Sjælland, Denmark. Village House is an exploration on the possibilities of the Summer cabin, the traditional Danish vacation home. While keeping the cabin’s footprint small, spatial as well as sustainable, there is a wide range of spatial possibilities, by using […]

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Casa das Artes in Miranda do Corvo \ FAT - Future Architecture Thinking

Casa das Artes in Miranda do Corvo \ FAT – Future Architecture Thinking

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• October 4, 2013 • Comments (1)

João Morgado shared with us his recent photography of House of the Arts in Miranda do Corvo designed by FAT – Future Architecture Thinking. The Casa das Artes (House of the Arts) in Miranda do Corvo expresses the meeting between two identities, rural and urban, in a landscape marked by the Lousã Mountains. The building […]

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