Category: Architecture

New Low-energy office building of Energinet.dk | Henning Larsen Architects

New Low-energy office building of Energinet.dk | Henning Larsen Architects

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• June 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural practice Henning Larsen Architects has won the competition for the new office building of Energinet.dk in Ballerup. The new office building will house the approx. 105 employees today working in the company’s present office in Ballerup. The building will be located in a business area situated by Pederstrupvej in Ballerup. The building process […]

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Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center | REX

Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center | REX

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• May 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

The internationally-renowned architecture and design firm REX recently has completed the Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The project will serve as corporate headquarters of Vakko (Turkey’s preeminent fashion house) and Power Media (Turkey’s best-known music and television network). It was built based on the existing abandoned hotel’s structure, REX divided […]

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WATG Wins Radical Innovation in Hospitality Design Competition

WATG Wins Radical Innovation in Hospitality Design Competition

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• May 30, 2010 • Comments (1)

The design firm WATG won first place in the 2010 Radical Innovation in Hospitality Competition for their entry, Mosaic. The award, which was founded by The John Hardy Group and co-sponsored by Hospitality Design, recognizes ingenuity in built or unbuilt hospitality concepts. There were more than 30 entries from eight different countries. The challenge was […]

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Blaas General Partnership | monovolume architecture + design

Blaas General Partnership | monovolume architecture + design

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• May 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Blaas general partnership project by monovolume architecture + design is a new head office for the company Blaas in Bolzano specializing in electro-mechanics. It is a three storeys building with a basement designed to accommodate the sales division, repair service and administration office. The interplay between glass and sun shading are specially designed for the […]

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Townhouse | Elding Oscarson

Townhouse | Elding Oscarson

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• May 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Sweden-based studio Elding Oscarson has designed a minimal style townhouse on a narrow site in Landskrona, Sweden. Our intention is to use small means to create an array of different spatial experiences in this very small project. Elding Oscarson + Project description courtesy of Elding Oscarson The narrow site is sandwiched between very old neighboring […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

In Durban, South Africa, the 70,000-seater Moses Mabhida Stadium by gmp architekten has an unique architectural feature inspired by the South African flag. With its grand arch design, the two legs of the arch on the southern side of the stadium come together to form a single footing on the northern side, symbolizing the new […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

For the 2010 World Cup, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium by gmp architekten is a 46,000 seater stadium situated on South Africa’s south-east coastline, Port Elizabeth. The stadium has an eye-catching, unique roof structure and a spectacular view, overlooking the North End Lake. The geometry of the roof is tailored to local conditions, and protects the […]

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Museum Maluku (MUMA) Extension Design | Serge Schoemaker Architects

Museum Maluku (MUMA) Extension Design | Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• May 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

Maluku Museum (MUMA) commissioned Serge Schoemaker Architects to design a plan for the conversion and extension of the museum building. The design replaces a part of the existing building from the eighties and exploits the currently unused museum courtyard. The building costs of the MUMA extension are 1 million euro. It is expected that the […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

The 68,000 spectators Green Point Stadium designed by gmp architekten, is one of the major stadiums to host the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. With its horizontal facade expression and the curving contours, the architectural design was intended to enhance the horizontal line of Table Mountain, and appeared as an iconic building in […]

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"Haus des Gastes" Visitor Center | Gnädinger Architekten

“Haus des Gastes” Visitor Center | Gnädinger Architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

German architectural firm Gnädinger Architekten has converted a former textile factory into a Visitor Center – “Haus des Gastes” located in Beeskow, Germany. The project comprises a new modern building and a restored historic industrial complex which are connected by a glass bridge. + Project description courtesy of Gnädinger Architekten A former textile factory was […]

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