Category: Architecture

BASF Corporate Offices \ SPACE

BASF Corporate Offices \ SPACE

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• April 24, 2012 • Comments (1)

The BASF corporate building is situated in Insurgentes Avenue, one of the most famous avenue in Mexico City. The ground floor is of 1,315.0 m2 and each standard floor of approximately 942.0 m2. The shape has three differently-oriented squares brought together by a central core. BASF’s corporate office project consists of the ground floor and […]

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GJ-9 \ Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

GJ-9 \ Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• April 23, 2012 • Comments (1)

Gudmundur Jonsson Architects has recently completed a brand new modern Cabin, GJ-9 located at Bjergøy outside of Stavanger, Norway. + All images courtesy Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ aceboXalonso

National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ aceboXalonso

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• April 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

This building is the result of a first prize in an open international competition in order to develop two different buildings on one plot. Mixing both programs into a single shape we obtained an strange concrete tree-like shape that contains in its interior the Dance School, and the surrounding space becomes a Museum. Later, this […]

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Church Street Residence \ Division1

Church Street Residence \ Division1

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• April 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

Division1 has recently completed a new residential project in Dupont Circle. It is the first residential project in DC to have been issued a permit for gray water. The project also incorporates rain water system, radiant flooring, solar panels and Geo-thermal. This early 20th century row home located in the historic Dupont Circle neighborhood was […]

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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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