Category: Architecture

PALAZZO DEL LAVORO (Palace of Labour) \ Alberto Apostoli

PALAZZO DEL LAVORO (Palace of Labour) \ Alberto Apostoli

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• April 20, 2013 • Comments (1)

Italian Architect Alberto Apostoli signs the renovation of a building in which colors and details of the facade redefine the volume through a geometrical but refined language. The project starts from a building renovation from the 60’s that was partially wrecked by the terrible earthquake that seriously damaged the old town of L’Aquila (the heart […]

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Le Temps Machine \ Moussafir Architects

Le Temps Machine \ Moussafir Architects

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• April 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

CONTEXT AND CONCEPT Built to replace a 1950s youth center in Joué-le-Tours, France, Le Temps Machine (the Time Machine) is a radical revision and, conversely, homage to the original facility. (An initiative of the country’s first Minister of Cultural Affairs, Gaullist and intellectual André Malraux, such youth centers were an important institution in France.)   […]

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Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory - The wings of the dawn goddess \ Jensen Liu and Sally Hsu

Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory – The wings of the dawn goddess \ Jensen Liu and Sally Hsu

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• April 16, 2013 • Comments (2)

Jensen Liu shared with us his work of Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory. Siivet aurora, the Aurora Borealis Arctic Observatory is an architectural project situated in argument between the historic mystic of the northern lights and the urban landmark of Rovaniemi. The stories of the aurora phenomenon may now have a scientific explanation, this has not […]

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House in Konan \ Coo Planning

House in Konan \ Coo Planning

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• April 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm Coo Planning has designed a private house for a single family in Konan. The house is located in the quiet residential area of Kobe-city, Hyogo prefecture. It is small, but the basic required functional spaces has been efficiently planned and distributed in 3 floors and 1 mezzanine floor. We believe ‘Power of […]

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The Concourse Chatswood \ FJMT architects

The Concourse Chatswood \ FJMT architects

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• April 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

The Concourse Chatswood, located in the heart of Sydney’s North Shore, offers a dynamic range of live arts and entertainment. The project revitalises the heart of the third largest retail precinct in Australia and has become the new iconic, civic and cultural heart of the North Shore. It features a major public open space, a […]

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archmVideo by ARCHMOV: Playful House 227 Flat in Porto

archmVideo by ARCHMOV: Playful House 227 Flat in Porto

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• April 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

ARCHMOV shared with us their recent completed video 227 Flat. The house was designed by OODA and located in Porto, Portugal. The intention was to make use of void space and play with the light that strongly flows into the apartment… Read more in our earlier story here.

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Nedregate Culture District \ Space Group

Nedregate Culture District \ Space Group

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• April 12, 2013 • Comments (1)

In 2012 Space Group completed the refurbishment of the former industrial building designed by architects Ove Ekman and Einar Smith and erected from 1896 to 1899. This area along the Akers River was historically referred to as Ny York (New York) due to its explosive development in 1858. Today the area reflects a transformation towards a […]

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The H99 skyscraper: rethinking vertical housing in Marseille

The H99 skyscraper: rethinking vertical housing in Marseille

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• April 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by Jean-Baptiste Pietri, a renowned architect, the H99 skyscraper is the flagship construction worksite of the new Euroméditerranée district which is the showcase for the regeneration of Marseille in France. With its 99,9 meters in height, as suggested by its name, it will be the first residential skyscraper built in France since the 1970s. […]

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l'Office 64 de l'Habitat \ Arotcharen Architectes

l’Office 64 de l’Habitat \ Arotcharen Architectes

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• April 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The housing association, l‘Office 64 de l‘Habitat has built a new company headquarter in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly presented for visitors to see. Green architecture is not merely a theme or topic it is taken literally. Indeed, the slender block of office accommodation, clad […]

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Private Colege in Oporto \ OVAL - Avelino Oliveira

Private Colege in Oporto \ OVAL – Avelino Oliveira

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• April 9, 2013 • Comments (1)

Photographer João Morgado shared with us his recently photography of the Private Colege in Oporto designed by OVAL – Avelino Oliveira. A group of buildings for the new facilities of the College Cebes (secondary school), which is situated in Foz do Douro, in the municipality of Porto. The project proposes a building that is based […]

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