Category: Architecture

Banking Branch in Leiria \ 2L Atelier Arquitectos

Banking Branch in Leiria \ 2L Atelier Arquitectos

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• February 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by 2L Atelier Arquitectos, the project is a banking branch located in Leiria, Portugal. With the purpose in requalifying an old building belonging to a derelict industrial area, this project proposes a new concept for a banking branch by presenting an innovative attendance […]

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Lycée René Goscinny \ José Morales architecte

Lycée René Goscinny \ José Morales architecte

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• February 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

LYCEE RENE GOSCINNY DRAP (Alpes-Maritimes, Région Provence-Alpes-Côted’Azur) + Statement by José Morales architecte The project site is part of an already settled area where valleys have been deeply sculpted by water over time. Our project has been designed to reflect the story of that environment and seeks to tie in with all of these interwoven […]

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Collector's Edition EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS Book

Collector’s Edition EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS Book

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• February 24, 2013 • Comments (0)

New collector’s edition publication: EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS. The 2-volume hardcover book includes the best 300 skyscraper projects submitted to the eVolo Skyscraper Competition since 2006. Only 150 copies are available worldwide and come in an exclusive presentation box. + ABOUT THE BOOK eVolo Skyscrapers Collector’s Edition ISBN: 978-1-938740-00-8 1300 pages Over the last eight years, an […]

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Fire Station in Portugal \ Álvaro Siza Vieira

Fire Station in Portugal \ Álvaro Siza Vieira

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• February 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira has completed the Volunteer Firefighters Barracks of Santo Tirso. The Firefighters barracks matches the CB1 Type program and is located in Quinta de Geão, at the lot 28, of 4770 m2. The building comprises a total gross area of 1173 m2 and lodges the support functions to the fire brigade. […]

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Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

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• February 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Shared by ARCHMOV, an online platform of videos with the mission to promote Portuguese Architecture. This is their first video with subtitle in English for the Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes designed by Pitagoras Arquitectos. Check it out for our earlier story here.

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House in Mexico \ T38 studio

House in Mexico \ T38 studio

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• February 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based architectural practice T38 studio has completed a house in México, Tijuana, Baja California. + Design statatement On a sloping site with a privileged view of the city, we designed a house for a young family. The main design criteria was that every interior space would have a relation with exterior space. To accomplish that, […]

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House in Odemira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Odemira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• February 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

The site is ncluded in Estate of Arrifóias, Odemira, Alentejo, where nature and topography have very specific features. The client seeks a solution that favors housing asset values and landscaped site. Respecting the site in its entirety, the project is total involvement with the natural surroundings. Was privileged contemplation of the landscape, adapting the volumetry […]

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Holiday home in the Algarve \ HILBERINK BOSCH architects

Holiday home in the Algarve \ HILBERINK BOSCH architects

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• January 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

In the Algarve, the south of Portugal, the transition from the coast to the hilly midlands is characterized by an ascending landscape. Historical agricultural structures, such as vineyards and orchards form an idyllic setting. We designed a holiday home for a Dutch principal on one of these typical plots with an old citrus- and olive […]

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Yoga studio \ SHKS Architects

Yoga studio \ SHKS Architects

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• January 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

This is a whimsical yoga studio by SHKS Architects. The project is carefully sited in a grove of Douglas Fir and provides a quiet place for exercise and contemplation. The building is set above the ground to lighten its footprint while its simple form provides an elegant counter point to the surrounding trees and landscape. […]

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The Spreewald Spa Hotel in Burg \ 4a Architekten GmbH

The Spreewald Spa Hotel in Burg \ 4a Architekten GmbH

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• January 20, 2013 • Comments (2)

4a Architekten create a feel-good hotel ambience with functionality, efficiency and sustainability in mind. Nature, wellness and design – these were the guiding principles for 4a Architekten when constructing the Spreewald Spa Hotel in Burg. Situated in the heart of the Spree Forest next to the Spreewald Therme spa, also planned and built by 4a […]

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