Category: Architecture

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of Keelung’s harbor master plan, where the mountain meets the sea. Keelung is a gateway that through its history, climate and the customs of its inhabitants, is predestined to make use of its exterior space. For this reason, we decided instead of planning the building as an […]

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Macro Micro Studio

Macro Micro Studio

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

The design and build of the UK’s first self-build, fully autonomous live/work timber studio in the Botanic Gardens, Dundee. The Macro Micro Studio is a 50m2 Passivhaus standard, off-grid demonstrator developed and built by the University of Dundee’s Macro Micro research unit, a Department of Architecture Masters Unit. The project is unique in that it […]

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House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

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• November 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

From a small lot with it’s unique implantation, this project has raised early on a couple of challenges… and along with them, ideas emerged. The box housing deviates from the gable to create a vertical yard (glass box), with a straight ladder connecting all floors, an allusion to the famous stairs of Alfama, running between […]

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Fillmore Park \ David Baker + Partners

Fillmore Park \ David Baker + Partners

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• November 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Fillmore Park offers 32 affordable new for sale units for first-time homebuyers who are working families or individuals earning between 70 and 100% of the area medium income. Flats and townhouses with outdoor patios ring a private landscaped courtyard, creating a quiet community just a block from the bustling Fillmore District, within walking distance to […]

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Competition Entry: The Helsinki library \ PAR

Competition Entry: The Helsinki library \ PAR

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• November 27, 2012 • Comments (1)

The cityscape in all its variety—the idyllic Baltic Sea, the broad expanse of skyline dotted with spires, and the urbanized plane of Töölönlahti was the incentive to design a building that concentrates on the vertical. In contrast to the other buildings in the Töölönlahti District, an essential component of the design involved creating a public […]

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Competition Entry: Light Forest - The Helsinki library \  MenoMenoPiu Architects

Competition Entry: Light Forest – The Helsinki library \ MenoMenoPiu Architects

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• November 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Helsinki library will be situated in the new green heart of Helsinki. The project will occupy 4500m² of the site. The intention is to replace the existing green that MenoMenoPiu Architects subtract to the park in a indoor environment perfectly controlled. MenoMenoPiu Architects decided to conceive the building as a tree forest enclosed in […]

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Roundkick House \ Le 2 Workshop

Roundkick House \ Le 2 Workshop

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• November 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Le 2 Workshop has designed the Roundkick House. Clients Designed for a family of four, parents and two children. Investors like classic motorcycles and love “cruising”. Location Entirely covered with tall spruces with the drive entry located on the north side. Form House is located in a certain distance from the site border. Its characteristic […]

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The Courtyard House \ Hiren Patel Architects

The Courtyard House \ Hiren Patel Architects

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• November 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Hiren Patel Architects has completed The Courtyard House in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The courtyard house is designed with a grid of 7’x7’. The house has been designed in such a way hat all the living spaces and passage face open space and garden, which was also the main design concept since its inception, thus creating a […]

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Brick Wall House \ 123DV architecture

Brick Wall House \ 123DV architecture

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• November 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by 123DV architecture, this house is the result of the exceptional conditions of the context. It is squeezed between a five story apartment block and a semi classical house with a gabled roof. An abstract wall guarantees privacy towards the neighbouring apartment. The stacking of blocks is an abstract metaphor for the layered composition […]

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Upper Duncan Estates \ MAD(E) IN MUMBAI architects

Upper Duncan Estates \ MAD(E) IN MUMBAI architects

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project deals with redevelopment of eighteen plots in the inner city of Mumbai, ad measuring almost 250m of length. The length of the site is expressed through a 250m long linear built form, which grows with acquisition of subsequent plots. The building expands over three phases leaving appropriate recreational grounds to handle the density […]

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