Category: Architecture

Collective Residential Building by Nuno Ladeiro / Marco Martins

Collective Residential Building by Nuno Ladeiro / Marco Martins

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• July 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

The architecture project by Nuno Ladeiro and Marco Martins, is inserted in the urban core of Vila Nova de Tazem, a small country town near Serra da Estrela, in the north of Portugal, which is characterized by a consolidated urban fabric, whose predominant characteristics are buildings of 2 and 3 floors for residential. Configuration, boundaries […]

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PUMA's Read Shoe Box \ Architect Klaus Krex

PUMA’s Read Shoe Box \ Architect Klaus Krex

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• July 24, 2013 • Comments (1)

The new Headquarters of sports label PUMA in Herzogenaurach is designed according to the famous red shoe box. Puma, one of the world’s leading sport life- style companies, designs and develops footwear, clothing and accessories. The new headquarters in Herzogenaurach, called PUMAVision Headquarters, consists of three buildings in total. Alongside the office building a so […]

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House in Kamoshima \ Naoko Horibe

House in Kamoshima \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

With its simple arced shape echoing the shape of the property and its charred cedar exterior similar to that found throughout the neighborhood, this residence blends seamlessly into its surroundings of peaceful rice fields, temples, and shrines. The kitchen sits in the very center of the home with a clear view of the living room, […]

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House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Japanese architect Naoko Horibe. The property where this residence stands is occasionally flooded during heavy rains. The clients requested a design that dealt with the problem, as well as providing security, privacy, good natural light and air circulation, and a space that their children could run around in. In response the architect proposed […]

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House of Yamakawa \ Naoko Horibe

House of Yamakawa \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Naoko Horibe designed the House of Yamakawa. This home sits on a road that gets a surprising amount of traffic given how narrow it is. To minimize the noise from cars and to ensure privacy, the architects concentrated storage spaces along the side of the house facing the road and added a hallway as a […]

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Corporate Headquarters of Lalux Assurances \ Atelier d’ Architecture et de Design sa

Corporate Headquarters of Lalux Assurances \ Atelier d’ Architecture et de Design sa

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• July 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by architectural firm Atelier d’Architecture et de Design Jim Clemes sa., the new “Lalux” building is certainly striking. The designers wanted to create a permeable building that both embraces nature and reflects its essence. + Press release from Atelier d’ Architecture et de Design sa A Shimmering Eye-Catcher Sustainability in all its aspects: future-proofed planning […]

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20 Social Housing and 3 Commercial Spaces in Paris \ h2o architectes

20 Social Housing and 3 Commercial Spaces in Paris \ h2o architectes

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• July 19, 2013 • Comments (3)

h2o architectes recently has completed the 20 social housing and 3 commercial spaces in Paris, France. + Description from h2o architectes The project of the rue Godefroy Cavaignac in Paris consisted in the rehabilitation of a building which did not meet hygiene and security standards into new social housing. The agency’s aim was to renew […]

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Tender2 by Royal Botania Pop Up Hotel

Tender2 by Royal Botania Pop Up Hotel

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• July 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

The Tender2 by Royal Botania, a pop-up hotel on the sunny shores of Knokke-Heist (Belgium). The ultimate retreat, which returns for year two with a new name, features outdoor luxury furniture from the Belgian brand including its iconic Wave and Surf hammocks. The basic concept remains the same: guests can enjoy the ultimate in luxury, […]

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Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

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• July 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners won the competition to design St James’ school in west London, UK. In response to the local building vernacular of grand roof expressions, the roof profiles articulate each element of the village cluster with a clay-tiled roof lantern. Glazed rooflights top each lantern, drawing natural light into every part of the building. […]

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FM Villa \ StudioArch

FM Villa \ StudioArch

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• July 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

StudioArch has designed the FM Villa located in Sommo (Pv) – Italy. The idea was to use the concept of sculpture starting from pure volume (the block of matter), work it and dig it up to get the final project. StudioArch + Statement from StudioArch Make a project of a private villa has completely different from […]

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