Category: Architecture

Competition entry for EXPO 2015: UAB "Vilniaus architekturos studija"

Competition entry for EXPO 2015: UAB “Vilniaus architekturos studija”

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• March 10, 2014 • Comments (0)

Italian studio Vilniaus architekturos studija shared with us their competition entry for EXPO 2015.        

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KAAN Architecten wins Bezuidenhoutseweg 30 PPP contract

KAAN Architecten wins Bezuidenhoutseweg 30 PPP contract

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• March 10, 2014 • Comments (0)

The Government Buildings Agency has selected the design of KAAN Architecten for the Facilicom Consortium PPS B30 as winner of the PPP contract for the Bezuidenhoutseweg 30 project in The Hague. This National Heritage Site, built for the Department of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries in 1917 and subsequently occupied by the Ministry of Economic […]

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Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

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• March 8, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ultra-Ruin is a wooden architectural organism that is growing from the ruins of an abandoned red brick farmhouse in the meeting place of terraced farms and jungle. The weak architecture follows the principles of Open Form and is improvised on the site based on instincts reacting on the presence of jungle, ruin and local knowledge. […]

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Ethiopian Insurance Corporation \ Söhne & Partner Architekten + BET architects

Ethiopian Insurance Corporation \ Söhne & Partner Architekten + BET architects

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• March 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

The competition entry with our local partners in Addis Ababa, BET architects, was rewarded with recognition. Conceptually speaking – with structural metaphoric relationship – the Insurance Company embracing life and property of its customers is depicted as embracing nature by placing the tower and the podium in a natural landscape. The greened zones surrounding the […]

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The Art of Kitchen Design

The Art of Kitchen Design

• March 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

Kitchen design isn’t just about the art itself, but also the art of budget management and space management. To design a really effective kitchen we must plan in advance the main elements to ensure we can achieve our goals. Layout Design There are a lot of possible designs but one of the most popular is […]

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PRISM Mirror Table \ Tokujin Yoshioka

PRISM Mirror Table \ Tokujin Yoshioka

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• March 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

At Milano Salone del Mobile in 2014, ” PRISM Mirror Table ” will be presented from GLAS ITALIA. GLAS ITALIA is an Italian manufacturer of glass furniture who has a long history and tradition, and this year, the new collaboration is achieved by their innovative cutting technique. PRISM Mirror Table is a table created from […]

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Nursery School & Municipal Workshops \ Jean-Francois Schmit

Nursery School & Municipal Workshops \ Jean-Francois Schmit

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• March 6, 2014 • Comments (0)

The Michelet development was built in the 1960s on the site of a former gasworks. The urban form of this major development, totaling more than one thousand eight hundred social dwellings, is typical of its period and is similar in some respects to the large housing complexes produced by post-war reconstruction policies. Seventeen tower blocks […]

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Lady Peel House \ rzlbd

Lady Peel House \ rzlbd

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• March 5, 2014 • Comments (0)

The Birthplace of the world celebrated star of English Musical Comedy, Beatrice Lillie known as Lady Peel, is over a century old, located in downtown Toronto, is now rejuvenated and playing a new character. With respect for the actress who once lived there, the house inherits a talent: playing a new role while living in […]

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AD61 \ Yuri Zagori

AD61 \ Yuri Zagori

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• March 3, 2014 • Comments (1)

AD61 is a unique and exclusive development in the area of New Polanco. This area has been transformed from an industrial zone into one of the most desirable and solicited neighborhoods in Mexico City. Over the last decade it has grown exponentially, developing around Carso, one of the biggest development projects in the city. The […]

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HOUSE 1101 \ HARQUITECTES

HOUSE 1101 \ HARQUITECTES

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• February 25, 2014 • Comments (0)

Not so many jobs begin like this one, with an owners’ list of wishes and hopes for their new home. A list much closer to the principles and values architects usually work with, often secretly, than the ordinary expectations of those couples facing this unknown challenge. Lists always full of good intentions but often incomplete. […]

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