Category: Architecture

La Draga Primary School \ AH Asociados

La Draga Primary School \ AH Asociados

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• March 2, 2012 • Comments (0)

This building is built just a few metres away from Banyoles Lake, on a narrow strip of land surrounded by two irrigation canals under open skies and close to an old big house deemed to be of patrimonial interest.The teaching block was installed in a linear building at the northern end of the plot, leaving […]

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Tierra Estella Secondary School \ AH Asociados

Tierra Estella Secondary School \ AH Asociados

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• March 2, 2012 • Comments (0)

The ‘Tierra Estella’ school is one of the latest educational centers that AH asociados has designed for the government of Navarre. The building has been designed under environmental criteria (energy certification rating B), complying with the brief and established requirements, and avoiding the saturation of the building plot within the immediate surroundings. The initial design […]

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JigSAW \ Brooks + Scarpa architects

JigSAW \ Brooks + Scarpa architects

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• March 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

The film editing profession requires small, dark environments free from distraction and light reflection—in essence, hermetically sealed boxes. Yet at the same time, a film editing company, if it is to be competitive, must exist in a stimulating, socially interactive workspace, alive to workers and clients alike—a place where people will want to be. It […]

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T Residence \ EASTERN design office

T Residence \ EASTERN design office

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• March 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

Japanese architectural firm EASTERN design office recently has completed the T Residence. + Project statement by EASTERN design office 1. A ghost and a samurai residence “I’m scared, scared. This house is haunted by a ghost.” This is what my kids said when they saw the house before remodeling. I am their mom. I am […]

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Farm at the Wamberg \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

Farm at the Wamberg \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• February 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

A redundant farm building in Berlicum has been transformed into a large family home and an architectural office. The farm, a typical ‘langgevel’ farm where all the entrances and orientation are on the longest façade of the farm, belongs to the estate ‘De Wamberg’ and was built in 1893. In this farm the house and […]

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Vacation House \ LMARCHITECTS

Vacation House \ LMARCHITECTS

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The private residence is situated in the outskirts of Monemvasia, Greece, in a high pitch ground with panoramic view to the sea. The functional units of the residence are distributed along a synthetically emphasized axis of movement creating two alternative open spaces allowing a maximum exploitation of the panoramic view and continuity between indoor and […]

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Catalyst Parking Garage \ inbo

Catalyst Parking Garage \ inbo

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The recently built Catalyst parking garage, designed by Inbo,  is trending within an ambitious international development at Science Park TU/e. The continuous façade of framed stretched metal elements enables natural ventilation of the garage. Influenced by the ever changing daylight, the representation of the semi-transparent skin provides the building with a welcome dynamic expression. Leading […]

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Casa Gavion \ Colectivo MX

Casa Gavion \ Colectivo MX

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

Emotional Architecture in Casa Gavión, Following the Path set by Luis Barragán I believe in an emotional architecture. Luis Barragán Barragán reinvented Mexican modern architecture with sensuous aesthetics, vivid colors, attention to spaces and light, while accentuating the building’s natural surroundings. Casa Gavión by architectural studio ColectivoMX tries to evoke that emotional architecture. The use […]

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Finn House \ WoodWoodWard Architecture

Finn House \ WoodWoodWard Architecture

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• February 24, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled in amongst the banksia trees and coastal scrub on the Silverleaves foreshore is a pair of glistening red fins – a bold response to the client’s brief for a “grand gesture on limited means.” Reminiscent of a Richard Serra sculpture, the two striking red glazed-brick blade walls slice through the site, organising program into […]

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3XN wins architecture competition for university building in Uppsala, Sweden

3XN wins architecture competition for university building in Uppsala, Sweden

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• February 24, 2012 • Comments (1)

The new university building unites the past and the future by extending the lines from the historical surroundings into an innovative structure pointing towards future study and work life Uppsala University has more than 500 years’ of history and thus is one of Sweden’s most established institutions, complete with traditions and an esteemed regard. At […]

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