Category: Architecture

PT House \ AH Asociados

PT House \ AH Asociados

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• March 30, 2012 • Comments (1)

Being built as a coastal refuge, the house of Martossa is located in an exceptional place. From the street, it is only possible to notice its presence by the almost imperceptible view of the roof that protects the cars parked below. The house has been built on the hillside, at a lower level, so that […]

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Quai de Queyries - Bordeaux \ ECDM

Quai de Queyries – Bordeaux \ ECDM

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has recently designed the Quai de Queyries – Bordeaux. + Project facts Program: Housing and shops Owner: Bordeaux Metropole Development Project manager / Architect: architects ECDM Location: Quai of Queyries, Bordeaux (33) Land area: 23,000 m2 Built area: 45 000 m2 floor area + All images […]

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Nieuwegein City Hall and Cultural Center \ 3XN Architects

Nieuwegein City Hall and Cultural Center \ 3XN Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (1)

From Growing Pains to Growing Commitment The new City Hall and cultural center in the Dutch city of Nieuwegein, is designed to create cohesion and the foundation for a stronger local community. A modern participatory democracy requires transparency and communication at eye level in the encounter between citizen and authority. These elements have been the […]

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Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a new student commons at an independent high school in Marin, California. Designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, the Branson School Student Commons gives students a much-needed gathering space with an unusual degree of connection to the outdoors. Sited in a narrow glen between upper and lower campuses, the structure includes a dining […]

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Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site faces the main street of the busy shopping district in Osaka Central City. The outer wall which faces the corner lot of the existing building is covered with glass, and has drawn the attention from the circumference. After calculating the efficient degree of lighting of daytime, and the height of eyes of walkers […]

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Cafe KBT \ JAM

Cafe KBT \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the foot of Mt. Wakakusayama in northern Nara. Here, in a region of a historical area including Machiya – traditional wooden townhouses -, Shin-Yakushi-Ji Temple and Buddhist temples. The Intention was to create a rich relaxation place for tourists and neighbors. The building which should be repaired is an old […]

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70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 70°Sud project, an apartment building recently completed by LAN in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. In this operation we have let aside exhaustive studies on urbanity and potential grabbing –costly and previously explored methods at the agency–, to pivot back around an essential postulate: a space exists only if it is built. Simplification, substraction and timeless values […]

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Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has recently designed the Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne. + Project facts Owner: SADEV 94 on behalf of the City Council Bonneuil sur Marne Project manager / Architect: ECDM Consulting firm structure: EIFFAGE Val de Seine Engineering and design fluid: SNC Lavalin Contractor: EIFFAGE Val de Seine […]

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Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk

Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk

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• March 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

We all occasionally fantasize about our dream home, but few of us ever manage to make it a reality. And how does the architect himself live? In this case, the private home of architect Hans van Heeswijk led to a spacious and light-filled house full of special details. The client and architect Van Heeswijk was […]

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Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Bardill Studio building has replaced an old barn in the protected centre of the village of  Scharans. Building permission was granted by the local authorities on the condition that the new building would have exactly the same volume as the old barn. The client, Linard Bardill, who lives in a house a very short […]

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