Category: Architecture

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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H + City Project \ EGA to Masterplan

H + City Project \ EGA to Masterplan

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

Designed by EGA, the H+ city renewal project in Helsingborg, Swedenhas won the WAN AWARD URBAN REGENERATION 2012. Jury : Alan Thompson, Head of Design Review at the Design Council Biljana Savic, Urban Programme Manager for The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community Richard Brown, Director, Keith Williams Architects Comments from the Jury: It was Erik Giudice […]

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Competition Entry: Daegu Library / Holm Architecture Office

Competition Entry: Daegu Library / Holm Architecture Office

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Daegu Library site is situated in the heart of city of Daegu, the 3rd largest city in South Korea. With the design of the Daegu library we wanted to fully embrace the expanding role of the modern library as a center of both knowledge and community. By reversing the traditional library layout, moving the […]

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Helsinki Centra Library / OODA

Helsinki Centra Library / OODA

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by OODA, this competition intent was to establish a proposal for a Central Library to Helsinki that aims to incorporate a combination of personal cultivation, culture enhancement and entertainment. The library has been transformed from a space to read into a social center with multiple responsibilities. Consequently it needs to be thought as a functionally versatile meeting […]

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Externally United – Internally Atwain Duplex House \ L3P Architekten

Externally United – Internally Atwain Duplex House \ L3P Architekten

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• November 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

L3P Architekten has completed the Externally United – Internally Atwain Duplex House (low-energy consumption building), 5408 Ennetbaden Aargau, Switzerland 2012. Despite the small block of land (637m2), a generous duplex house has been developed in an architecturally heterogeneous neighbourhood on the south face of Ennetbaden, which, in reference to organisation, takes an interesting and unconventional […]

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