Category: Architecture

BIG creates a molehill for Bjarke’s old high school in Denmark

BIG creates a molehill for Bjarke’s old high school in Denmark

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG with CG Jensen + EKJ + Grontmij have completed a new multi-purpose hall for the Bjarke Ingels’ former highschool Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, north of Copenhagen, turning a courtyard into a new social meeting point and sports facility combined. BIG conceived a large multifunctional space that could be used for sports, graduation ceremonies and social […]

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Avis Magica - The Magic Bird  \ ARMARADA

Avis Magica – The Magic Bird \ ARMARADA

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

People are birds not seen, with wings raised within, knocking , floating, hovering, in cleaner air – which is the thought Nichita Stanescu, romanian writer The contest – The theme was based on the iconic landmarks of various cities: Paris – Eiffel Tower, Sydney – Sydney Opera House etc. Competitors had to design a specific […]

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Cesbron new headquarters \ BODREAU Architecte

Cesbron new headquarters \ BODREAU Architecte

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• August 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

The new headquarters of the company group Cesbron is situated in the midst of nature in Saint Sylvain d’Anjou, near Angers. The main building arises next to a basin of 1800 m², where the futuristic ovoid seams to float. Both structures are connected with a vitreous tunnel. The stunning architecture plays with the contrast of […]

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Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo \ Eduardo Souto de Moura

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo \ Eduardo Souto de Moura

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• August 6, 2013

Joao Morgado shared with us his recent photography of the Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo. The Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo opened last 14th of July and its an amazing project designed by Pritzker award-winning Eduardo Souto de Moura. The cultural center of Viana do Castelo is a project inserted into the privileged space of […]

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ARIA \ T38 studio

ARIA \ T38 studio

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• August 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

  Located in a residential neighborhood composed by large single family houses in the city of Tijuana, we did an exercise of densification. Inserting a multifamily project that contains four units on a site intended for one single family home. The challenge was how to achieve this, without breaking the scale of the context, something […]

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House in Tijuana \ T38 studio

House in Tijuana \ T38 studio

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• August 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

Single family house in Tijuana, on a site where T38 studio is developing ten other single family infill houses on sites that range from 300 sq m to 450 sq m. This is house is designed as an experimentation into weight. Juxtaposing the a solid black box, that is covered in volcanic stone native to […]

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House HDJ86 \ T38 studio

House HDJ86 \ T38 studio

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• August 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

On a site where we are designing 11 single family homes, HDJ86 is one of the first ones to be finished. Built in Tijuana, we have taken advantage of the increidible construction craft that is available, in which construction workers have worked in both the USA and Mexico, so they can perfectly execute construction techniques […]

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Marc Cain Headquarters and Factory Outlet \ Hank + Hirth Freie Architekten

Marc Cain Headquarters and Factory Outlet \ Hank + Hirth Freie Architekten

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• July 31, 2013 • Comments (1)

In the rural surroundings of Bodelshausen two spotless white structures stand out – the Factory Outlet and the new headquarters of the fashion company Marc Cain. The clear white architecture and the green environment have a mutually enhancing effect and form a prestigious platform for Marc Cain fashion. Modern design in spotless white is the […]

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LMF Loft Miraflor \ Alexandre Loureiro

LMF Loft Miraflor \ Alexandre Loureiro

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• July 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

Long and far goes the golden time of the Oporto’s industrial era during the so called 1st Modernity and with it the deurbanization of some parts of the city. It’s legacy has invariably been the malfunction or inadaptation of the big industrial buildings and so they are left to its own tragic fate… This shrinking […]

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Step tower \ EASTERN design office

Step tower \ EASTERN design office

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• July 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm EASTERN design office recently has completed the Step tower in Osaka, Japan. A stark white ship that sails in the middle of the bustling sea of colors. The ship floating on the ocean suddenly appears in a shopping center. It evokes a feeling not of a resort area, but of an exotic […]

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