Category: Architecture

CD House \ Donner Sorcinelli Architecture

CD House \ Donner Sorcinelli Architecture

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• December 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The surrounding hills, with their pleasant scenery and colors, were the cornerstone of the entire creative process around which developed the project. The decision to base the morphology of the house on a residential primary archetype, was in fact created by the conceptual abstraction of forms in the local urban morphology, according to the principle […]

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Butterfly House \ Donner Sorcinelli Architecture

Butterfly House \ Donner Sorcinelli Architecture

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• December 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The butterfly house is located near green hills, in the country of Gapyeong (50 km north east from Seoul), which cultural and environmental context has deeply influenced the concept of the building. A building is considered sustainable according to how well it integrates with the natural elements of the surrounding landscape and with the habits […]

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Phoenix Observation Tower \ BIG

Phoenix Observation Tower \ BIG

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• December 24, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG is commissioned by Novawest to design a 420 ft tall mixed-use observation tower to serve as a symbol for the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Located in downtown Phoenix, the 70,000 sf Observation Tower shall add a significant structure to the Phoenix skyline from which to enjoy the city’s spectacular views of the surrounding mountain […]

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HHF and Burckhardt+Partner win 2nd Prize for the Ozeanium in Brazil

HHF and Burckhardt+Partner win 2nd Prize for the Ozeanium in Brazil

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• December 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

HHF and BURCKHARDT+PARTNER are delighted to present their input to the competition “Zoo Basel Ozeanium”. AN OZEANIUM IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY Zoo Basel is embedded in the city and used as a park by residents and visitors. The redesigning of the green area Nachtigallenwäldeli and the construction of the new Ozeanium, an ocean […]

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MERVAU social housing \ Tetrarc architects

MERVAU social housing \ Tetrarc architects

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (1)

MERVAU BY TETRARC: A WELL THOUGHT-OUT URBAN RENOVATION In Saint-Gilles Croix de Vie, a well known Atlantic port, Tetrarc is undertaking a social housing project with Vendée overtones, Mervau. After having reviewed the housing site (Arborea), its classification (Playtime) and its services (Boreal), and its construction using the wood option (Rosa Park), Tetrarc is giving […]

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Paloma \ Tetrarc architects

Paloma \ Tetrarc architects

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in southern France, Nîmes is well known for its exuberant character, its fashionable artists and….. its tumultuous/spectacular storms. Tetrarc has fed on Nîmes’ special identity in order to create the complex dedicated to contemporary music that has just been opened at the entrance to the town between a flying club and a district made […]

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Video: Herzog & de Meuron's parking garage in Miami Beach

Video: Herzog & de Meuron’s parking garage in Miami Beach

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

DigiVision Productions shared with us their production of Herzog & de Meuron‘s raw and sexy parking garage in Miami Beach. The parking garage has transformed a utilitarian structure into art & mix use. It also has ignited world wide conversations about it’s design & use.

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Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

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• December 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The clients wanted a new house but not a new neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a small lake. This gave the couple the idea to build their “home and vacation home at the […]

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House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• December 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by Vitor Vilhena Architects, this house is located in South of Portugal, Algarve, Tavira. Here the ocean peeks, while the 400 olive trees surround the house. An old building has to give place to a new one, keeping the two volume-footprint in the soft […]

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LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice \ C+S Associati

LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice \ C+S Associati

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• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by C+S Associati, LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice is the winning entry of an international competition and awarded with the Special Prize of the Gold Medal of Italian Architecture 2012. Inhabited infrastructure The project is a winning entry of an international competition. The building is a graft in the complexity of the Venetian urban […]

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