Category: Architecture

Jones Sonter Architects won SPUN & Timber Design Awards for Knox Grammar School's Great Hall & Aquatic Centre

Jones Sonter Architects won SPUN & Timber Design Awards for Knox Grammar School’s Great Hall & Aquatic Centre

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• November 13, 2012 • Comments (0)

SPUN Architecture Awards Gonzalo Gonzalez of Jones Sonter Architects has been awarded a Commendation for the Education & Sporting Facility (Great Hall & Aquatic Centre) at Knox Grammar School. The award was presented at the SPUN Architectural Awards by Penelope Seidler. The project will be displayed at Gordon Public Library for Sydney Architectural Festival 2012. […]

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Competition entry: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium \ Andrea Maffei Architects

Competition entry: Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium \ Andrea Maffei Architects

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• November 13, 2012 • Comments (0)

Andrea Maffei Architects made a design whose intention was to allow people to feel very close to the activity within, to the athletes and football players, to the exciting atmosphere in which the spectator is involved directly in the games. At the same time Andrea Maffei Architects also wanted to design a space which was flexible, that […]

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Borgobello Puppet Theatre \ HOF

Borgobello Puppet Theatre \ HOF

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• November 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Borgobello Puppet Theatre (the first of its kind in Italy) regards the restructuring and conversion of an old military stables building and aims at providing puppet show companies with a stable base in comparison to the former provisional conditions. The original nineteenth century building is located in the historical city centre of Perugia in an picturesque […]

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Video showcase by Arkitektgruppen Cubus

Video showcase by Arkitektgruppen Cubus

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• November 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Arkitektgruppen Cubus is celebrating 40 years of practice in 2012, and have made this timelapse movie to show some of their work during the last 40 years. Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS is based in Bergen, Norway. One of the larger offices in western Norway with completed projects in around 20 towns/cities in Norway and in Denmark.

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Poly Shunde Business Tower \ Goettsch Partners

Poly Shunde Business Tower \ Goettsch Partners

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• November 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS PROMINENT POLY BUSINESS TOWER IN SHUNDE, CHINA 200-meter-tall building will be a city landmark between Guangzhou and Hong Kong Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the new Poly Business Tower in Shunde, China. Totaling 110,000 square meters, the project is one of several current assignments between GP and leading Chinese developer […]

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Silk Leaf Stadium \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

Silk Leaf Stadium \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• November 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Coop Himmelb(l)au recently has designed the Silk Leaf Stadium. Like a modern acropolis, our concept for the new National Stadium of Japan places the arena on a plinth as a sign in the center of the city. A large plaza is created by the plinth forming the main public entryway. The seating tribunes are conceived […]

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Casa Alta | AS/D

Casa Alta | AS/D

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• November 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Mexican architectural firm AS/D designed the Casa Alta located on a steep slope within a 1,500 square meter plot with magnificent views to the valley, the main structure of this weekend house consists of a 6 m by 6m module in three levels with just 108 square meters and a roof deck overlooking the valley. […]

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"Solar Loop" \ Paolo Venturella & MenoMenoPiu Architects

“Solar Loop” \ Paolo Venturella & MenoMenoPiu Architects

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (3)

Paolo Venturella & MenoMenoPiu Architects shared with us their finalist entry for the LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE in FreshKills Park, New York City. The aim  of the “Solar Loop” is to expose more surface as possible to the southern solar rays. The shape comes directly from the solar diagrams, and deals easily with the sun […]

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New Contemporary Art Museum \ Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

New Contemporary Art Museum \ Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (1)

This proposal for the New Contemporary Art Museum (NCAM) in Buenos Aires embodies the city’s dynamic cultural vibrancy. The building sits along the Rio de la Plata, plugging into the internationally influenced urban context as an architectural artifact representing the city itself. The design provides various exhibition and gathering spaces for both programmed and passive […]

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The Galaxy SOHO \ Zaha Hadid Architects

The Galaxy SOHO \ Zaha Hadid Architects

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Galaxy SOHO project in central Beijing for SOHO China is a 330 000m2 office, retail and entertainment complex that will become an integral part of the living city, inspired by the grand scale of Beijing. Its architecture is a composition of five continuous, flowing volumes that are set apart, fused or linked by stretched […]

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