Category: Architecture

Laucala Island Resort in Fiji \ Scape Design Associates

Laucala Island Resort in Fiji \ Scape Design Associates

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• September 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Resort Planning The fundamental success of the Laucala Island resort can be traced back to the highly detailed approach to the planning of the site at the outset of the project. Working closely with the lead architect, Scape Design Associates meticulously located all the architecture and resort facilities to maximise drama and the overall guest […]

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Vallvidrera House \ YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona

Vallvidrera House \ YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona

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• September 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

The project is situated in the Vallvidrera neighborhood, a residential area with views overlooking the city of Barcelona, surrounded by the Collserola natural park, in a very sloped and small plot situated between a valley and a pine forest. The objectives of the project were to get the maximum possible building area within a tight […]

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Modernisation House N in Moscow \ 4a Architekten

Modernisation House N in Moscow \ 4a Architekten

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• September 27, 2013 • Comments (9)

4a Architekten give character to residential house in Moscow. A house built in the 1990s, a client who openly welcomes change and a team of architects who are able to give a new identity to a building. House N in Moscow speaks a clear and autonomous architectural language inside and out – with form and detail […]

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Goettsch Partners wins two China competitions for Greenland Group

Goettsch Partners wins two China competitions for Greenland Group

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• September 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has won two recent design competitions in China for the Greenland Group, one of the country’s largest real estate developers. Located in the cities of Foshan and Suzhou, the projects are both mixed-use, multi-building developments, together encompassing more than 650,000 square meters. In Foshan, the Chancheng Greenland Center involves a […]

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House on a Warehouse \ Miguel Marcelino

House on a Warehouse \ Miguel Marcelino

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• September 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

The briefing was to build a three-bedroom house on top of a warehouse built in the 80′s, where part of the roof was made with a flat slab and a small balcony, precisely with that idea of later building the house. Given the constraints of the existing warehouse, the house shape turns out to be […]

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TREE HUGGER \ Murali Architects

TREE HUGGER \ Murali Architects

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• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

The “TREE HUGGER” at chetpet is a contemporary house with exposed concrete, metal, steel, glass wrapping around the existing trees in the site. The designer aimed at giving a contemporary grammar to the house creating a sculptured mass by retaining the existing trees. The entry undulates into the stone gathering plaza which opens to the […]

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Poiano Resort SPA \ Alberto Apostoli

Poiano Resort SPA \ Alberto Apostoli

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• September 21, 2013 • Comments (1)

The SPA designed by Alberto Apostoli for the Poiano Resort (Garda Lake – Italy) satisfies two needs: the development of a particularly attractive location and the concept of a contemporary design. The lake is the natural background of this center located in the hills above the town of Garda, among olive trees and lush vegetation […]

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The Green Design of Adelaide's Christie Walk

The Green Design of Adelaide’s Christie Walk

• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

The city of Adelaide is filled with notable architecture, but one of the most intriguing projects is Christie Walk. Designed by architect Paul Downton, Christie Walk is meant to be a sustainable development in every sense of the word. It was constructed using green-friendly materials, generates its own green power, and is kept in top […]

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SHH remodels Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo

SHH remodels Terrace Restaurant at London Zoo

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• September 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architects and designers SHH have transformed ZSL London Zoo’s main restaurant (The Terrace Restaurant), by remodelling and extending the 1920s building as part of a three-year, £4.6m project. The restaurant’s capacity has nearly tripled as a result, from 240 to 700 covers (making it one of the UK’s largest day-visitor restaurants), whilst the building’s footprint […]

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Toro Headquarters \ LEO A DALY

Toro Headquarters \ LEO A DALY

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• September 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Toro Company, a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions, selected international architecture/engineering firm LEO A DALY as design architect to expand its headquarters in Bloomington, Minn. The 75,000 square-foot expansion, which officially broke ground on Sept. 5, will begin the process of expanding […]

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