Category: Architecture

Argyll House & Atelier | D-form

Argyll House & Atelier | D-form

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• June 9, 2010 • Comments (0)

UK-based architectural studio D-form has designed the Argyll House & Atelier in Edinburgh. This is an dynamic annex designed to fit in the narrow site in between 2 existing buildings which is only 4.5m wide 30m long. + Project description courtesy of D-form Argyll House & Atelier project in Edinburgh tackles an architectural cliché – […]

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Home GB | MMEB architects

Home GB | MMEB architects

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• June 6, 2010 • Comments (2)

Brazil-based architectural firm MMEB architects has designed the house GB in Alphaville, Cuiabá/MT, Brasil. The project is the result of a reflection on the live. Searches redeem a little of the qualities of the old houses “cuiabanas”, as present in our imaginary, expressed through the patio, balcony, foot high duty of large openings, and natural […]

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St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

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• June 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

The St-Hubert Library proposal by Saucier + Perrotte architectes was the competition finalist for City of St-Hubert in Canada. The building is beautifully sited in the wooden context and presented as a bold horizontal form in respect to its surrounding tree line, and finally punched through by a roof top feature where is reached via […]

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Thompson Residences | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

Thompson Residences | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

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• June 6, 2010 • Comments (2)

Canada-based firm Saucier + Perrotte architectes has designed an apartment building located between Bathurst and Portland streets in downtown Toronto, Canada. The project comprises two parallel buildings with dual frontages facing to both the streets, thanks to the series of rhythmic glass boxes pushing in and out where the living spaces and the private balconies […]

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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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