Category: Architecture

Dublin National Concert Hall | 3XN architects

Dublin National Concert Hall | 3XN architects

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• February 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

Danish architectural practice 3XN is one of two finalists in the prestigious competition to design Dublin’s new National Concert Hall. The competition was initiated in 2008 and the shortlist of renowned architects was soon narrowed down to two competing teams lead by Danish Architects; 3XN and Henning Larsen Architects. It is quite unique that two […]

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Centre for Promotion of Science in Belgrade | Mariusz Wrzeszcz Office

Centre for Promotion of Science in Belgrade | Mariusz Wrzeszcz Office

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• February 23, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mariusz Wrzeszcz Office did a Block 39 competition proposal – Centre for Promotion of Science in Belgrade. + Project description by Mariusz Wrzeszcz Office A circle  interrupts the rigidity and uniformity of the square gri. The fragmentation is challenged. The block 39 is an entity: a perimeter with a disk. A fluid continuum that embraces […]

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Dalene Cabin | Tommie Wilhelmsen

Dalene Cabin | Tommie Wilhelmsen

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• February 23, 2011 • Comments (2)

Norway architectural practice Tommie Wilhelmsen architect has designed the 120 m2 Dalene Cabin situated at Østhusvik on the island Rennesøy, Norway. It was completed in 2009. It is placed overlooking the sea surrounding the island and opens up its facade towards south, to bring in as much light as possible. The interior and exterior is […]

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3XN wins competition to design the new Swedbank international headquarters in Stockholm

3XN wins competition to design the new Swedbank international headquarters in Stockholm

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

3XN has won the competition to design the new Swedbank international headquarters in Stockholm. The new Headquarters will be one of Sweden’s most modern and innovative office buildings – focusing on transparency, Scandinavian simplicity and dynamic social environments. Behind the project is the Danish Architect 3XN in collaboration with Humlegården Fastigheter, representing the property owner […]

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Fogo Island Artist Studios | Saunders Architecture

Fogo Island Artist Studios | Saunders Architecture

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Saunders Architecture has designed the six artist studios to be located in various locations on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Here are 3 selected studios – The Long Studio, The Tower Studio, The Bridge Studio designed for Shorefast Foundation & The Fogo Island Arts Corporation. The idea behind the forms of the various studios was to […]

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 Design Incubator - Theater of Production \ Alan Lu

Design Incubator – Theater of Production \ Alan Lu

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• February 20, 2011 • Comments (1)

Alan Lu shared with us his academic project and concept just recently completed at MIT in Cambridge, MA. + Project description by Alan Lu This project by Alan Lu explores the notion of programmatic extremism in a design incubator facility where a central defined figure that contains a vertically integrated manufacturing/workloft arrangement occupies the void […]

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A Room for London - The Whispering House \ Mjölk architekti

A Room for London – The Whispering House \ Mjölk architekti

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• February 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Whispering House by Czech architectural office mjölk architekti is one of the shortlisted design for the architectural competition “A Room for London” commissioned by Living Architecture. Visibility and exposure are major character traits of the location on the roof of Queen Elizabeth Hall. The feature to present oneself to other people to built by […]

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House D \ Takeshi Hamada

House D \ Takeshi Hamada

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• February 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takeshi Hamada has completed the House D in Osaka, JAPAN. + Project description by Takeshi Hamada Key word Narrow Housing,, Young Owner Background and Environmental Atmosphere The housing is located in the place from one block from the main street in Osaka’s suburb, and I cannot say it’s a calm. There are a […]

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Dress Code | Complex City

Dress Code | Complex City

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• February 17, 2011 • Comments (1)

Dress Code is an elementary school designed for the community of Fréchy in SWITZERLAND. It is surrounded by farming areas and nearby hills. Under the idea that once the program and the function are defined, the architect’s job consists in dressing up architecture; Dress Code was conceived. It gives a major importance to the facades […]

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Boomerang House \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

Boomerang House \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

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• February 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK) has designed the Boomerang House located in Sèvres, France. + Project description by Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes The Maison de Sèvres sits on a parcel of exceptional character. It is a square garden, 22 meters on each side, invisible from the street, but that one discovers with surprise at the […]

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