Category: Architecture

IDOM corporate office \ ACXT Architects

IDOM corporate office \ ACXT Architects

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• April 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

The building has an activated load-bearing structure that takes part in the HVAC of the building, a system used in Spain for the first time. The inauguration of the new IDOM corporate office in Madrid took place last Friday 13th of April. Over 900 guests attended the event, including clients, collaborators, top institutional heads and […]

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AIC Automotive Intelligence Center \ ACXT Architects

AIC Automotive Intelligence Center \ ACXT Architects

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• April 17, 2012 • Comments (1)

Scheme and Conditioning Factors A complex of 3 buildings and landscaping destined for R&D+i in the Automotive Sector. Two of the buildings are intended for use as Development Units (halls) with laboratories and small-scale production. The third, the Main Building, houses research units of various companies in the automotive sector, a laboratory (for common projects […]

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BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

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• April 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tétrarc proposal for those 39 social housing shapes as 11 “Houses” gathered side by side. The resultant continuous volume describes a light 21 degrees inflexion on its half, creating two distinct households. As the first one contains 6 rental houses, the second one is dedicated to the 5 sold houses. In order to optimize the […]

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La Fabrique Cultural Center \ Tetrarc architects

La Fabrique Cultural Center \ Tetrarc architects

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• April 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

On the “île de Nantes”, La Fabrique takes place on one side of the previous Dubigeon warehouse, near the Alstom warehouse ( the upcoming centre of the “Quartier de la Création”) and the old shipyard turned to great gardens. This context gave Tétrarc the opportunity to gather the recalls of a place abandoned by History […]

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Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Spira has four different performing arts venues: a main concert hall that seats 910, a 450-seat theater, a 200-seat black box, and a 200-seat café stage. The building is situated on an artificial peninsula jutting out into Lake Munksjön, right in the center of downtown Jönköping. The layout follows from a foyer that opens to […]

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Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (2)

The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]

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Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners

Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW MUSIC BUILDING FOR NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Groundbreaking for new home of Bienen School of Music to be held in May Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the signature building that will be the new home of Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music and provide additional space for the School of Communication […]

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HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab

HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Future Cities Lab recently completed speculative interactive proposal: HYDRAMAX. The drawings and interactive model are currently on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as part of their ‘Utopian Impulse’ show. HYDRAMAX proposes a radical rethinking of the relationship of San Francisco to its waterfront post sea-level rise as a machinic, biotic and productive […]

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FAI-FAH \ Spark

FAI-FAH \ Spark

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Fai-Fah, which means “light energy”, is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme initiated in April 2010 by TMB Bank. The programme acts as a catalyst for change in Thai society through working with underprivileged children and teenagers in their community using the arts as a vehicle for self-development and creative thinking. In October 2010, Spark […]

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Starhill Gallery \ Spark

Starhill Gallery \ Spark

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

Starhill Gallery is perhaps Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic shopping mall, featuring an extraordinary array of luxury shops and fine dining restaurants. Spark’s design proposal dealt with the reinvention of the existing façade of Starhill Gallery facing Bukit Bintang. This reinvention of Starhill Gallery is designed by Stephen Pimbley, founding director of Spark and the architect […]

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