Category: Architecture

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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Rowing Centre In Bled | MultiPlan arhitekti

Rowing Centre In Bled | MultiPlan arhitekti

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Bled – Slovenia, this newly renovated rowing centre designed by MultiPlan arhitekti is recently completed and it will be used to host the World Rowing Championships this year. The building is well integrated into the sloping site, while providing a huge viewing platform and seating area following the terrain down the slope. Viewing platforms […]

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VC1 | Tisselli studio architetti

VC1 | Tisselli studio architetti

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

VC1 is the latest completed residential project by Italian architectural practice Tisselli studio architetti. It is designed to accommodate 1 level of basement car park, 8 apartments in first 2 floors and a garret apartment. Beyond a mere functional description of the intervention, action focus is still the wish to reinstate the architectural quality to […]

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Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

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• January 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

Washington-based architectural firm KGP Design Studio recently has completed the Bicycle Transit Center (BTC) at Union Station, Washinton DC. It is designed to store 150 bicycles as well as a locker/shower and a repair rental store. While “differentiating” itself from Union Station itself, the Center does merge with its surroundings adapting the vocabulary of the bronze […]

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Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Beijing, China-based architectural studio Atelier 11 has successfully converted the 30 years old factory building into the contemporary Inside-out Art Center. A simplistic aesthetic was adopted for the interiors of the Art Center with the intention to keep some characteristics of the previous industrial building, as a reflection to the history of the site. […]

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