Category: Architecture

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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Museum Santiago Ydanez \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Museum Santiago Ydanez \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• February 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The fractured tectonic of the Santiago Ydañez Museum, in the town of Puente de Génave expresses the relationship between the work of the artists, the site and the building program. Conceptually a jazz improvisation, the intersection of the integrated and sculpted grids is conceived as a musical rhythm where the new museum becomes a reactive […]

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House in a Hungarian Town \ Bauer Polla & ZOA architects

House in a Hungarian Town \ Bauer Polla & ZOA architects

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• February 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

The house was built in the recently parcelled suburb area of a provincial town, intersected by vineyards. Designed by Polla Bauer and András Ónodi, this building with its sharp contour and discrete elegance at the same time stands out immediately from the neighbourhood. Intercepted into the slope the house constitutes a two-storey elevation towards the […]

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Kindergarten In Jiading New Town \ Atelier Deshaus

Kindergarten In Jiading New Town \ Atelier Deshaus

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The kindergarten is located in the Jiading new town of the northern suburb in Shanghai, it is neither countryside nor urban in the traditional sense. Face to the ambiguous and uncertain surrounding, the architecture emphasizes the self-improvement, directly intervening into the site, and making a very clear juxtaposition of the architecture and the site. Compare […]

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House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (1)

The house, situated on a beautiful lot at the edge of the forest, consists of two different volumes: an L-shaped base on which an oblong volume balances. Together they form a sculpture which resembles a fallen tree on a pile of earth. The public functions of the house are situated in the L-shaped base. The […]

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BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG + Architectural Nexus + Dunn Associates + VBFA + Envision Engineering + Big D design the winning proposal for the renovation and expansion of Kimball Art Center in Park City, projected for completion by Mid-2015. The Kimball Art Center, home to Sundance House during the Annual Sundance Film Festival, invited an international group of […]

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Dalian Library \ 10 Design

Dalian Library \ 10 Design

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

AIA JURORS’ Comments: The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as creating a focal area for an interesting series of spaces for the community. The building section illustrated for the jurors, the attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The various adjoining spaces spiral inward in celebrating how […]

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