Category: Architecture

Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (2)

For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events. The hall was in need of renovation, ill-equipped to support art classes and lacking in outdoor recreation spaces. In addition, the town had outgrown its […]

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Busan Opera House \ Sanzpont arquitectura

Busan Opera House \ Sanzpont arquitectura

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• August 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

Proposal made by the twin brothers of sanzpont [arquitectura] for Busan Opera House Competition. The concept of design is based on the philosophy of Korea, the balance of opposites, the Um-Yang. The fundamental idea is to create an iconic building that represents the culture in which it is immersed, to remind the native people where […]

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MILANO CITTY \ Photography by Veronica Morales

MILANO CITTY \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• August 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

Shared by photographer Veronica Morales, this MILANO CITTY was designed by Erick van Egeraat architect located  in Milano Fiordaliso, Italy. Also visit The Museo Soumaya, photography by Veronica Morales. + All images courtesy Veronica Morales  

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The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• August 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of The Museo Soumaya in Mexico, the museum was designed by the Fernando Romero and Mauricio Ceballos for the private art collection of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taipei City new spirit. The concept form proposed emerges from a big volumetric cube in confrontation with a smaller inner structure cube – hypercube – in which is […]

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Busan Opera House \ OODA

Busan Opera House \ OODA

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by OODA, the scheme engages with the natural topography, articulating a multi-levelled building and integrating the different cultural activities and program seamlessly. The dominant flow circulation, flexibility and concept strategy enables full accessibility. The design concept creates spaces that blur the difference between building and landscape, intensifying the fluidity between interior and exterior spaces, […]

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Busan Opera \ Peter Ruge Architekten

Busan Opera \ Peter Ruge Architekten

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• August 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

The city of Busan plans to build a new opera house as a new symbol and multifaceted center for culture events and performances for the inhabitants and visitors on their gorgeous waterfront. Peter Ruge Architekten designed in their brand-new competition entry the opera house as new unique landmark to combine the awesome geographical situation of […]

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Residence Zanzibar \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

Residence Zanzibar \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

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• August 18, 2011 • Comments (1)

The leading global design firm HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates has completed the Residence Zanzibar. The all-villa resort is located on a remote corner of the island of Zanzibar and is the first project on the African continent for HBA’s Singapore office. Stretching over 80 acres, the 66 villas designed by HBA boast a colonial […]

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08EMP \ Spaceworkers

08EMP \ Spaceworkers

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

spaceworkers® designed the 08EMP stadium in Mouriz, Paredes. Countering a trend of the current stadium, enclosing its green area inside, was what motivated us in finding this solution. The idea of “giving back” an acre of green space to the town was the main motto for this project. A solid block, which levitates into the […]

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Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Coop Himmelb(l)au has recently completed the Martin Luther Church Hainburg in Austria. The play with light and transparency has a special place in this project. The light comes from above: three large winding openings in the roof guide it into the interior. The correlation of the number Three to the concept of […]

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