Category: Architecture

East Oakland Sports Center \ ELS Architecture and Urban Design

East Oakland Sports Center \ ELS Architecture and Urban Design

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• October 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

To build a new sports center in Oakland’s Ira Jinkins Park and make fitness and recreation accessible to the low-income Brookfield neighborhood has been the city’s dream for more than 20 years. After San Francisco’s 2012 Olympics bid failed in 2002 and dashed plans to build an Olympic training center on the site, the city […]

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1 concept 2 houses \ designstudio

1 concept 2 houses \ designstudio

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• October 6, 2011 • Comments (2)

Prefabrication house/modern contemporary tropical house as an alternative solution Rapid fire technological development and the elaboration of machinic aesthetic have a large contribution nowadays for us architects, designers, artists, engineers, and many other industries were affected. The main tasks for us are to adapt and also to be critical in terms of use, waste consideration, […]

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Harbour Brain Building - Preserving the void of the Venice Arsenale \ C+S associati

Harbour Brain Building – Preserving the void of the Venice Arsenale \ C+S associati

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• October 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

HBB architectural design intercepts the atmosphere of the Venice Arsenale: a sequence of void spaces temporararily occupied by objects (the ships) which had to be built, repaired or were simply housed. The program for the building is that to become the harbour station housing the computers which control the seaport trafic at the new Venice […]

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New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (2)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of the residential tower in Manhattan by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The tower features 265 metre-high and is now the eighth tallest building in New York (the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere). + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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One Hotel in Dalmine \ Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners

One Hotel in Dalmine \ Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

The ONE HOTEL in Dalmine (Bergamo), designed by the Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners architecture studio, is located in a strategic position close to the A4 highway, Orio al Serio international airport, and the historic city of Bergamo. Oriented toward business travellers requiring hospitality services for varying lengths of time, the hotel offers comfortable, graciously fitted […]

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Binoy and Nisha's Office \ Foliage architects

Binoy and Nisha’s Office \ Foliage architects

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• October 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Contemporary and modular approach to the design by sorting out the project requirements. Creating fresh,vibrant and transparent office spaces which reflect on all levels and faces. The transparent and vibrant structure creates and energetic environment for the employees to work. The lightweight modular structural system eliminates a common bias towards bulky and uninspiring commercial construction […]

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Hotel Villa \ Uri Cohen architects

Hotel Villa \ Uri Cohen architects

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• October 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

This is a preservation and an extension of a historic heritage monument on the first street in Yessod Hammala, which was built by the ‘pioneers’ in the late 19th century. It’s located in a tourist area and this makes it possible (or at least part of it) to be used in the future as a […]

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Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU's Cinema Center in Busan

Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s Cinema Center in Busan

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• October 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

The Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea, designed by Wolf D. Prix/COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, the new home of the Busan Film Festival (BIFF), was inaugurated with a grand opening on 29 September 2011 in the presence of the president of South Korea. The innovative building combines open space, cultural program, entertainment, technology and architecture in a […]

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IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by dagli + atélier d’architecture, IANUS & IANA are two apartment buildings in Steinsel, in the northern outskirts of Luxembourg-City, with a total of 30 apartments. The project was based on a competition in 2008. Our proposition was chosen because of the architectural concept behind the buildings. Our conception is based on two characters […]

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DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural practice HPP architects designed the DFB Football Museum in the city center of Dortmund in neighbourhood to the main station, Germany. The new museum will have about 7000 m² GFA and 2.400 m² exhibition space. Scheduled on construction in 2012 and completion in 2014. + Architect: HPP architects | http://www.hpp.com/

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