Category: Architecture

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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Groupe Scolaire \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

Groupe Scolaire \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

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• February 15, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Arcueil (Paris Suburbs, France), due to its site condition that surrounded by residential blocks, Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK) has maximized the accessibility and visibility, while giving an strong identity to this Groupe Scolaire school project. Considering the diversity of the surrounding architecture and other elements, we propose a continuous, homogeneous and calm form. […]

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Prodigy MSN Offices \ spAce arquitectura

Prodigy MSN Offices \ spAce arquitectura

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• February 15, 2011 • Comments (1)

spAce arquitectura has completed the new Prodigy MSN Offices in Santa Fe, Mexico City. + Project description by spAce arquitectura Prodigy MSN was looking for new spaces for its corporate offices, not only with the idea of changing spaces, but also to create a new laboral culture that in first place be aware with the […]

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Bikyoshoki \ Jae Kyung Kim of Counter-Design

Bikyoshoki \ Jae Kyung Kim of Counter-Design

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• February 14, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Seoul, Bikyoshoki is a 4 story mixe-used building designed by Jae K. Kim of Counter-Design (Architecture CODE) to accommodate a bar, café and apartment. The goal of this project is to make people to have a similar experience to climbing a small mountain through their movement in relation to architectural form and space. Jae […]

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School Center Paredes - Alenquer | André Espinho Arquitectura

School Center Paredes – Alenquer | André Espinho Arquitectura

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• February 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portuguese architectural firm André Espinho Arquitectura has designed the School Center Paredes – Alenquer. School Center Paredes is composed of a white volume resting on four black volumes, thus marking the separation between floors. The majority of the project works around the creation of three patios/playgrounds and the relationship of the building with the slope […]

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BIG wins competition to design Greenland's New National Gallery

BIG wins competition to design Greenland’s New National Gallery

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• February 11, 2011 • Comments (1)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with TNT Nuuk + Ramboll Nuuk + Arkitekti have won the competition to design Greenland‘s New National Gallery. The Danish functionalistic architecture in Nuuk is typically square boxes which ignore the unique nature of Greenland. We therefore propose a national gallery which is both physically and […]

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Alpes House | Garduño Arquitectos

Alpes House | Garduño Arquitectos

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• February 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based Garduño Arquitectos recently has completed the Alpes House in Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico. We decided to use concrete as our main language, dialoguing with the natural context as well as the different spatial, functional and mood necessities. The color of the concrete was made to match a sample of “tepetate” (a brittle volcanic rock), […]

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