Category: Architecture

Moonwalk - MOSTIP | EASTERN Design Office

Moonwalk – MOSTIP | EASTERN Design Office

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

Japanese studio EASTERN design office has designed the MOSTIP shoe shop in one of the huge shopping mall in Japan. With its dynamic form, the triangle was shaped from the moon to give the sense of non-static, the shoes are displayed and placed on it, as symbolizing an invisible man enjoying a moonwalk. + Project […]

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Brinken Terrace | 70°N arkitektur

Brinken Terrace | 70°N arkitektur

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Norway, 70°N arkitektur has designed the Brinken Terrace situated on top of the Tromsø island facing west with its beautiful view. The project is composed of two apartment buildings with 48 large apartments, and the different approach in the flats’ design in the blocks gives variation in the window placements and facade expression. + […]

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Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology | Gnädinger Architekten

Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology | Gnädinger Architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

The Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology by German architectural firm Gnädinger Architekten was started from the idea of human muscle fibers, a metaphor for the simulation of complex biological processes and structures. Gnädinger created an amorphous, abstract façade, which wraps dynamically around the six-storey, reinforced concrete frame, encompassing around 1,000 square meters of floor […]

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Groundbreaking of the new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt | Coop Himmelb(l)au

Groundbreaking of the new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt | Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (0)

Austrian architects Coop Himmelb(l)au won a competition to design the new headquarter for European Central Bank in 2003 with double-towered proposal. North tower comprises 45 floors with 185 meters, and South tower 43 floors with 165 meters. This year May, the groundbreaking takes place in Frankfurt, Germany. The project is scheduled to complete in 2014. […]

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Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

Hamburg-based architectural practice gmp architekten has designed the Zhongguancun Christian Church located in Beijing, China. The project features vertical fins running along the building’s perimeter that forming an unique homogeneous skin. It creates a special lighting atmosphere inside the church hall, matching the ecclesiastical function of the space. The shape of the church body does […]

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Hydroelectric Power Station | monovolume architecture + design

Hydroelectric Power Station | monovolume architecture + design

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (2)

Italian architectural firm monovolume architecture + design designed this hydroelectric power station located at 800m above sea level, near Winnebach brook in Dörfl (Italy). It is a two storeys building comprising a ground floor and a the basement. Due to its site condition, it is partly built into the slope, and the polygonal form is […]

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108 Housing in Madrid | A-cero

108 Housing in Madrid | A-cero

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• May 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

The spanish architecture firm A-cero recently has completed the 108 housing in Madrid. It has been designed from a clear sculptural inspiration; the blocks appear dressed in marble travertino and create curved shapes and edges. These elements emphasize the project’s wings and contribute to give weightlessness to the building. A-cero + Project description courtesy of […]

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Agriculture Museum | a10studio

Agriculture Museum | a10studio

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• May 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based firm a10studio, collaboration with Carlos Marín from lab07 and Hugo Sanchez from ENTORNO (landscape architecture consultant) designed this Agriculture Museum competition entry for the city of Culiacan (Sinaloa, Mexico). The proposal finally has been chosen as one of the finalist proposals by the government of the city. The project is an ambitious intervention for […]

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s.Oliver Headquarters | KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

s.Oliver Headquarters | KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

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• May 20, 2010 • Comments (2)

s.Oliver Headquarters by German firm KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten is a winning project in 2006 and built in 2008. The design aims to give the new building an identity and reflect the s.Oliver Group’s dynamism and zeitgeist. + Project description courtesy of KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten The new building housing the headquarters of the s.Oliver […]

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Final Departure Lounge Terminal 2 Mexico City International Airport \ spAce arquitectura

Final Departure Lounge Terminal 2 Mexico City International Airport \ spAce arquitectura

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• May 19, 2010 • Comments (1)

Mexico-based studio SPACE recently has completed the Final departure lounge terminal 2 Mexico City International airport. + Project description courtesy of SPACE SPACE was selected from among several architecture firms to design the new final departure lounge for a recognized brand of financial services and credit cards. This project is located at terminal 2 of […]

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