Category: Architecture

A crystalline landmark for Helsingborg | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

A crystalline landmark for Helsingborg | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• February 2, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Sweden, Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘s winning project aims to create a crystalline landmark for Helsingborg. By giving the new life to the existing city waterfront, the project consists of a 16,900 m2 congress and hotel facility and 17,100 m2 housing. It was inspired by the city’s block structure, skewed and developed from […]

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Apprentice Formation Centre | Air Architecture

Apprentice Formation Centre | Air Architecture

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• January 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

French architects Air have completed a raw yellow concrete extension to the Apprentice Formation Center in Saint Maur des Fossés, near Paris in France. The project comprises a new three-storey building containing a double volume hall, plumbers workshop, classrooms, and meeting rooms, as well as the refurbishment of an existing cafeteria, classrooms and offices. + […]

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Kyneton House | Marcus O’Reilly Architects

Kyneton House | Marcus O’Reilly Architects

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• January 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

Australian architectural practice Marcus O’Reilly Architects has designed the Kyneton house located on a leafy well established street in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia. A central spine between the two roofs splits the house into public and private functions and visually connects the entrance of the home to the sculptural forms of the rear garden. Marcus O’Reilly […]

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Villa Dali | 123DV architecture

Villa Dali | 123DV architecture

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• January 27, 2010 • Comments (1)

Dutch architectural practice 123DV architecture has the Villa Dali in Vroondaal, near The Hague, The Netherlands . The villa was designed to capture the character of Dali, Jugendstill forms, Spanish facades and nautical life. + Project description courtesy of Villa Dali Home is where the art is Capturing the character of Dali, Jugendstill forms, Spanish […]

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Shuffle - Europan 10 competition | Eriksen Skajaa Architects

Shuffle – Europan 10 competition | Eriksen Skajaa Architects

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• January 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Eriksen Skajaa Architects, a small architecture practice run by Arild Eriksen and Joakim Skajaa has won the Europan 10 competition in Oslo with their project Shuffle. The project is exploring low rise/high density urban planning as a way to reinforce local identity, making use of passive-house concepts to shape the buildings. + Project description courtesy […]

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Electric Ramps at the Old Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

Electric Ramps at the Old Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

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• January 24, 2010 • Comments (0)

Electric Ramps at the Old Centre is the winning project by Spanish architectural practice Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura in 2007. Due to its extreme winter condition in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), the ramps are covered by dramatic envelope that intended to create the improvement of the visual impact in the historic district. We understand that uncovered ramps would […]

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4 Collective Housing Units | LAN Architecture

4 Collective Housing Units | LAN Architecture

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• January 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

LAN Architecture has won the competition for new residential area – 4 Collective Housing Units located in Bègles, France. The design for the ecological and social living space appears both modern and sculptural, it creates the diversity of architectural propositions in the urban context. + Project description courtesy of LAN Architecture A new, ecological and […]

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Villa Bussum | GROUP A

Villa Bussum | GROUP A

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• January 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Dutch architectural firm GROUP A has completed the Villa Bussum located in Bussum, a small town near Amsterdam. The car-porch is located at the basement level where is reached via a sloping path, serving as a transitional space between front yard and back yard. It is covered by approx. 1/3 of an irregular volume, the […]

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MilanoFiori NORD Office Building | Park Associati

MilanoFiori NORD Office Building | Park Associati

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• January 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

Italian architectural firm Park Associati have designed the MilanoFiori NORD Office Building located in Assago, Milan Italy. The project is influenced and developed by the analytical approach of access routes, pedestrian walkways and roads and the local climatic conditions. The building skin is conceived as a continuous surface that shades the office complex from direct […]

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Restructuration and Extension of the High School Paul Valéry | N+B architects

Restructuration and Extension of the High School Paul Valéry | N+B architects

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• January 18, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Menton, France, N+B architects created a flexible and sustainable solution for the Paul Valéry High School. + Project description courtesy of N+B architects Paul Valery Highschool buildings in MENTON, France was recently restructured and extended by N+B architects. The project took into account the notions of flexibility, environmental use functionality and to enable the […]

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