Category: Architecture

YNH | yHa architects

YNH | yHa architects

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• February 1, 2011 • Comments (1)

Japanese architectural firm yHa architects has recently completed the YNH house located in Tokyo, Japan. The facade has “autonomously” opening system grid-like continuous pattern and its size are “heteronomously” translated in relation to views or surrounding environment or interior function. yujin HIRASE, founder of yHa architects + Project description by yHa architects I thought mainly […]

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House in Kitasaya | Terminal01

House in Kitasaya | Terminal01

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• February 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese studio Terminal01 has completed a house in Kitasaya located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. “void” was placed at the center of the house, which is the main space of the house. This space is open up to the sky…family can feel the cycle of the seasons, weather, light, and so on, through this void space, […]

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House in Jardim Pernambuco 2 | Progetto Arquitetura

House in Jardim Pernambuco 2 | Progetto Arquitetura

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• January 31, 2011 • Comments (1)

Brazil-based architectural firm Progetto Arquitetura designed the house in Jardim Pernambuco 2. + Architect’s statement by Progetto Arquitetura +What was the guideline of the project? The guideline was to promote a maximum integration between the internal and the external areas, using a contemporary language. +Please comment the implementation of the Project in the site area. […]

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House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

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• January 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates has designed a house in Ise,  Japan. The building is composed of two volumes arranged in parallel. A vertical void links the rooftop terrace and the light court on the first floor, drawing nature into the interior. Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates + Project description by Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates […]

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UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

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• January 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

We’ve featured the Bicycle Transit Center by KGP Design Studio few days ago, here is supplemental information, including full project description, credits, images, drawings and diagrams shared by architect. If you missed our previous post, let’s check it out here. + Full description by KGP Design Studio Summary At the cusp of a livable cities […]

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L House | Progetto Arquitetura

L House | Progetto Arquitetura

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• January 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

This house, project by Progetto Arquitetura, is situated in a rich neighbourhood in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Its construction has been finished in 2010. The house is developed in an “L” shape, divided in 2 blocks, the smallest one housing only leisure activities, and support for outside activities, (swimming pool’s showers, barbecue, SPA, […]

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Spröjs House | Visiondivision

Spröjs House | Visiondivision

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• January 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Sweden-based architectural firm Visiondivision has designed an extension to an old house on the Swedish countryside. + Description by Visiondivision Visiondivision was commissioned to design an extension to an old house on the Swedish countryside. The house should include a master bedroom, a room for clothing care, a work space and a space for coffee […]

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BIG wins the International Competition to design a new Waste-To-Energy Plant

BIG wins the International Competition to design a new Waste-To-Energy Plant

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• January 28, 2011 • Comments (2)

Denmark-based architectural firm BIG, in collaboration with realities:united, AKT, Topotek 1 & Man Made Land have won the the international competition to design a new Waste-To-Energy Plant in Copenhagen, Denmark. The new plant is an example of what we at BIG call Hedonistic Sustainability – the idea that sustainability is not a burden, but that […]

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Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural firm Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria. The Calabar International Conference Centre consists of four adjoining, sculptural volumes which are situated on top of a hill and has a panoramic view from the foyer. We visited the […]

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Raiffeisen Finance Center | Pichler & Traupmann Architekten

Raiffeisen Finance Center | Pichler & Traupmann Architekten

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Austrian architectural firm Pichler & Traupmann Architekten recently has completed a new office for the Raiffeisen Finance Center in Eisenstadt, Austria. The design of the building playfully responds to the restrictions imposed by the building regulations as well as to the schedule of accommodation for the different floors, and develops an encasing figure that encloses […]

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