Category: Architecture

Leaf Facade in Mayfair \ Squire and Partners

Leaf Facade in Mayfair \ Squire and Partners

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

Squire and Partners have completed a private house in Mayfair, London, featuring a striking bespoke leaf facade which mirrors an established Virginia Creeper on a facing building on Curzon Street. The project involved the retention of an existing 18th century façade facing Waverton Street, and the design of a new building comprising three linked volumes […]

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House D Nuglar \ HHF Architects

House D Nuglar \ HHF Architects

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• September 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

The view is one of a kind. You might imagine you‘re in South America or upstate New York, and it is really hard to believe that Basel is just 25 minutes away. As the last house to be built in Nuglar, in the canton of Solothurn, House D is privileged. It is oriented parallel to […]

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Guest House Ancram \ HHF Architects and Ai Weiwei

Guest House Ancram \ HHF Architects and Ai Weiwei

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Three years after completion of the main house, the owners of the Tsai Residence approached the HHF team and Ai Weiwei to commission a guesthouse. The guesthouse brief posited three main elements: a bedroom, a workroom and a gallery for the two collectors’ art. One simple and highly effective gesture – a Y-shaped ground plan […]

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House in Kamihachiman \ Naoko Horibe

House in Kamihachiman \ Naoko Horibe

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (1)

Japanese architect Naoko Horibe has completed the house in Kamihachiman. The challenge in this design was to enable a comfortable, open lifestyle despite the fact that the building site is surrounded by other homes lined up uniformly on a street running along their south side. The architects chose not to place windows on the southern […]

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SSST University Interior \ Firma d.o.o.

SSST University Interior \ Firma d.o.o.

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Interior of the SSST University (Sarajevo School of Science and Technology) expresses our idea of balancing between institutional character of the building’s exterior, on one hand, and students’ requirements for a stimulating learning atmosphere, on the other. Our principle goal was to create an identity that is inspiring and dynamic, but at the same time […]

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NU Office with highest LEED Platinum score

NU Office with highest LEED Platinum score

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The first phase of the NU Office building complex North of Munich City Center resulted in a LEED record score! Designed by Architect Falk von Tettenborn the complex is being built by the property developer Hubert Haupt. The first building was completed in 2012 and the qualification process by the US Green Building Council The […]

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Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre \ BDP

Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre \ BDP

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• September 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

The new, state of the art, Ebbw Vale Sports Centre, offers facility users many opportunities to participate in sport & recreation. The Ebbw Vale Sports Centre project comprises a 6000 sq metre centre providing sporting facilities to the adjacent schools – the Ebbw Fawr Learning Community – and the surrounding community. The centre boasts a […]

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Redtory Factory Silo \ Pelizzi Architettura

Redtory Factory Silo \ Pelizzi Architettura

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

The existing circular silo structure emerging form a pond triggers the idea of a water garden inhabited by aquatic plants. Circular as lotus leaves, four volumes are stacked up within the silo; circular isles and green areas define the external spaces. As in a natural pond where reeds emerge form the shallow water, the emerging […]

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A Facelift for "L³ - LUXHAUS Lifestyle Loft" \ Luxhaus

A Facelift for “L³ – LUXHAUS Lifestyle Loft” \ Luxhaus

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• September 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

An oasis of calmness or an architecture with a license to party? This house is full of emotions. L³ (reads: cubic) – LUXHAUS Lifestyle Loft. The name is for the cubic forms, the floor plan and the modern and timeless architecture of the hybrid – something between bungalow and loft – going new ways with […]

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The new canteen in Paderborn \ Matern Wäschle Architects

The new canteen in Paderborn \ Matern Wäschle Architects

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• September 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

The new canteen in Paderborn is part of a master plan development of the two largest schools in the central city of Paderborn – Pelizaeus and Reismann Secondary Schools. In multiple steps the location will be developed to a common campus for formation, education and sports. The schoolyards are melting with the public space, building […]

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