Category: Architecture

Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Fort near Hoofddorp \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dutch architect Serge Schoemaker has revealed his design for the redevelopment of Fort near Hoofddorp (1907) in the Netherlands. With a redevelopment of the historical site local authorities aspire to make the world heritage monument more known and open to the public. Schoemaker’s conversion design transforms the 8’100 m2 large fort island into an open […]

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Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

Ahmedabad Hotel \ Studio Symbiosis

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Seamless waves flowing on the landscape and flowing on the façade are the focal point of the design proposal for this full service five star property. Designed as an iconic building the proposal looks at interweaving the concepts of waves in nature, fold lines as movement trajectories and perception along with programmatic requirements. The idea […]

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Goettsch Partners designs tower for Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi

Goettsch Partners designs tower for Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW COMMERCIAL TOWER FOR AL HILAL BANK IN ABU DHABI 24-storey flagship development provides contemporary office space for leading global companies. Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the flagship commercial development for Al Hilal Bank in the heart of Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, formerly known as Sowwah Island. The new […]

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Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

An emerging trend in contemporary design is the blending of urban, natural and human elements to create a living space that is entirely unique. This can be seen in the planning and development of the Pointe-Nord neighborhood on Nuns’ Island, near Downtown Montreal. The neighborhood combines natural elements, such as parks and waterfront trails, with […]

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"Habitat ITESM Leon" \ SHINE Architecture + TA Arquitectura

“Habitat ITESM Leon” \ SHINE Architecture + TA Arquitectura

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• September 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

SHINE Architcture recently has created “Habitat ITESM Leon”, this is an  art/design studio workshop for students within Tec de Monterrey’s, Campus in Leon, Mexico.   + Project statement This retrofit project intends to revitalize a underutilized space, into a 1180m2 art/design studio workshop for students within Tec de Monterrey’s, Campus in Leon, Mexico. The intervetion in the […]

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Oakville Residence \  Guido Costantino Design Office

Oakville Residence \ Guido Costantino Design Office

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• September 4, 2012 • Comments (0)

Guido Costantino Design Office recently has completed the Oakville Residence. + Project statement A 2-storey modern residence on a wooded lot in Oakville, Ontario, 44 Belvedere is comprised of a monochromatic palate of stucco, concrete, brick, anodized siding and a mix of opaque and transparent glass. The street face of Belvedere limits views into the […]

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Galerie Ashiya Schule \ Naoko Horibe

Galerie Ashiya Schule \ Naoko Horibe

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• August 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Naoko Horibe recently has completed Galerie Ashiya Schule. Galerie Ashiya Schule manages and promotes contemporary artists. Because the lot is located on a corner facing a relatively lively street, the client requested an elegant exterior design that would symbolically represent the gallery. The oversized wooden doors fulfill this symbolic role, drawing visitors into a world […]

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Aphrodite's Lounge \ LK Architects

Aphrodite’s Lounge \ LK Architects

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The existing villa is typical of the real estate boom in Cyprus. The main goal was its upgrade and the addition of some external floor space, essential for the Mediterranean climate. A new platform was constructed at the main level of the house, projecting as much as possible over the cliff in order to offer […]

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GREENville House \ Tonic Design

GREENville House \ Tonic Design

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• August 23, 2012 • Comments (1)

American architectural firm Tonic Design recently has won Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design. + All images and drawings courtesy Tonic Design

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Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

This design was fora new clubhouse at Ullswater Yacht club, it was a design competition run by the RIBA. The concept reflects the calmness and fluidity of the lake in its shape, in particular in its cross section, suggesting a strong reference to the curve of a boat or yacht’s hull. Modern boat construction methods […]

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