Category: Architecture

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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Multy-Storey Car Park \ PPAG architects, Vienna and Milan Mijalkovic

Multy-Storey Car Park \ PPAG architects, Vienna and Milan Mijalkovic

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• October 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Following the awarded competition entry for a new parking garage in the centre of Skopje, PPAG in cooperation with Milan Mijalkovic has been commissioned to build the façade of the Ulica Mito Hagjivasilev Jasmin parking garage. The city’s wish for a baroque façade is interpreted in a way that only can occur in the present […]

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New building at Albert Einstein High School in Bagnols-sur-Cèze \ NBJ Architects

New building at Albert Einstein High School in Bagnols-sur-Cèze \ NBJ Architects

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• October 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

The overall restructuring of Albert Einstein High School, ends with the completion of the last building renovation developed by the architect agency NBJ (Elodie Nourrigat / Jacques Brion / Romain Jamot) associated with François Privat architects. The High School is a vast building of the 60’s. Built following a strict and repetitive pattern, it is […]

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The Blue Planet wins World Architecture Festival Award

The Blue Planet wins World Architecture Festival Award

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• October 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Denmark’s new National Aquarium, designed by 3XN, has won the Display Award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, Denmark’s new National Aquarium, The Blue Planet is shaped as a great whirlpool, and the building itself tells the story of what awaits inside. The WAF judges […]

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Albizia House \ Metropole Architects

Albizia House \ Metropole Architects

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• October 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

Metropole Architects were commissioned to design a contemporary family home on a one acre site, situated at the end of a spur, in Simbithi Eco-Estate. The clients brief called for a home with an overriding sense of simplicity but with a high degree of sophistication. All the living areas and bedroom suites face onto a […]

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Totem House \ Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd]

Totem House \ Reza Aliabadi [rzlbd]

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• October 1, 2013 • Comments (1)

Robert and John are travellers. They collect sculptures by local artists and bring them home. They have a keen eye for modernism and minimal design and they don’t settle for ordinary. They love cooking and they avoid the unnecessary. In building their home, rzlbd respects their curiosity for style. A totem is sculptures within a […]

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Interior of Laucala Island Resort in Fiji \ Lynne Hunt London

Interior of Laucala Island Resort in Fiji \ Lynne Hunt London

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• September 28, 2013 • Comments (2)

Following years of secrecy as a hush-hush getaway for the rich and famous, Laucala Island, the idyllic, one-of-a-kind South Pacific resort, has been unveiled to the public and is currently being refreshed by its original interior designer, Lynne Hunt London. With 25 villas, five restaurants and bars, an 18-hole championship golf course, a chapel, a […]

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