Category: Architecture

Thor Heyerdahl School | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Thor Heyerdahl School | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• September 26, 2009 • Comments (0)

Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘s largest school project – The Thor Heyerdahl School of Advanced and Further Education recently has been completed in Larvik, Norway. We have chosen to rethink and challenge the traditional boundaries surrounding school buildings. We wanted to create an architectonic base for a well functioning student environment and increased cross […]

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151 SA Project | Plataforma de Arquitectura

151 SA Project | Plataforma de Arquitectura

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• September 24, 2009 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based architecture firm Plataforma de Arquitectura recently has completed 151 SA project. + Project description courtesy of Plataforma de Arquitectura The project was conceived from the will of building a space of multiple relationships between interior and exterior, maintaining the intimacy of two design studios. The program is defined by the spatial needs of an […]

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Nomiya Temporary Rooftop Restaurant | Pascal Grasso + Laurent Grasso

Nomiya Temporary Rooftop Restaurant | Pascal Grasso + Laurent Grasso

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• September 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Parisian architect Pascal Grasso and artist Laurent Grasso has designed and installed the Nomiya Temporary Restaurant on the roof of the « Palais de Tokyo » museum. The restaurant only allows twelve people to dine in with a panoramic view over the Seine and the Eiffel tower. + Project description courtesy of Pascal Grasso Nomiya […]

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Celosia Residence | MVRDV + Blanca Lleó

Celosia Residence | MVRDV + Blanca Lleó

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• September 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Dutch architects MVRDV in collaboration with Madrid architect Blanca Lleó have completed a social housing project – Celosia Residence in Madrid, Spain. The large housing block is divided into 30 small staggered blocks of apartments to create the wide openings for communal patios throughout the building. + Project description courtesy of MVRDV MVRDV with Blanca […]

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DnB NOR Headquarters | MVRDV

DnB NOR Headquarters | MVRDV

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• September 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed by Dutch architects MVRDV in collaboration with Norwegian firms DARK Arkitekter AS. The construction for DnB NOR Headquarters has been started in this year September and scheduled to be completed in 2012. The pixelated design adapts to the urban context and combines an efficient and flexible internal organisation, based on small-scale working entities, with […]

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Olnick Spanu House | Alberto Campo Baeza

Olnick Spanu House | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 21, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed by Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza. The high transparency of living and dining spaces in Olnick Spanu House are planned on the top of the cement box to get the best view over the landscape, while giving a sense of privacy to the sleeping zone in the solid cement box which is anchored to […]

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Day Care Center for Benetton | Alberto Campo Baeza

Day Care Center for Benetton | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (0)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Day Care Center for Benetton located in Treviso, Italy. + Project description courtesy of Alberto Campo Baeza A BOX OPEN TO THE SKY We built a square box composed of nine smaller squares. The center square emerges to bring light from the heights of the vestibule. The […]

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The MA: Andalucia's Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (10)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Andalucia’s Museum of Memory located in Granada. A very good attempt of creating the interesting spatial experience through an elliptic central court which is designed to connect 3 levels spaces via the featured circular ramp. The new building, silent in its forms, is resounding in its elements […]

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Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• September 19, 2009 • Comments (5)

Denmark-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘ winning proposal for the international competition to design “Urban Mediaspace”, the largest public library in Scandinavia, is part of a wider plan to regenerate the old cargo docks on the harbour front in the Danish city of Aarhus. The building’s distinctive heptagonal-shape design will be a landmark in Aarhus. Urban […]

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41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

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• September 17, 2009 • Comments (2)

41 Cooper Square is the Advancement of Science and Art building for the Cooper Union designed by Morphosis Architects. The project has won the Best Green Design of 2009 Awards from the New York Construction. Built with sustainability goals, 41 Cooper Square is the first LEED certified academic laboratory building in New York City. For […]

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