Category: Residential

Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm ECDM architectes have completed the Housing in Toulouse. + Architect’s statement Our aim here was not to work against a landscape, to impose upon it a specific residential model, but rather to suggest a model of a specific setting. The houses unfold in two sinuous curves that follow the natural lie of the […]

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Indigo Tower \ 10 Design

Indigo Tower \ 10 Design

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• November 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

With a focused look at sustainability, the Hong Kong-based architecture firm lO has been developing a series of research projects aimed at improving the quality of the built environment. One project, the Indigo Tower, takes an active stance and addresses the problem of urban pollution by helping purify the air of our cities through a […]

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West Village at University of California \ Studio E Architects

West Village at University of California \ Studio E Architects

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• November 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Studio E Architects Designs Environmentally Responsive Living for UC Davis SAN DIEGO, CA. Studio E Architects is proud to announce the grand opening of West Village at University of California, Davis. The official ribbon cutting of UC Davis West Village’s $300 million first phase was held Saturday, October 15th. Now the largest planned Zero Net […]

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Renova Sao Paulo Competition \  AUM arquitetos

Renova Sao Paulo Competition \ AUM arquitetos

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• October 30, 2011 • Comments (2)

The Renova SP Contest, held by the City of São Paulo, Brazil, was a National Competition to select the best proposals for 22 different areas of the city to redevelop and urbanize slums and risky areas of the capital. Urban Design The development plan proposed for Jardim Japão I, a neighborhood of predominantly industrial use […]

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BIG Transforms Transitlager in Switzerland

BIG Transforms Transitlager in Switzerland

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• October 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG wins an invited competition to renovate and extend an existing 1960′s concrete warehouse situated in a Basel industrial district which is being transformed into an alternative Arts District. The stacking of two complimentary structures – one on top of the other – has generated a new take on the typology of the communal courtyard. […]

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On the corner \ EASTERN design office

On the corner \ EASTERN design office

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• October 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

We want to highlight the discarded lot from the urban framework by emphasizing its shape, building architecture similar to illusion. An illusion required by the town people. Reality that is similar to an illusion that one town has something to do with someone.  EASTERN design office A castle where the boys and girls of the […]

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New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (2)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of the residential tower in Manhattan by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The tower features 265 metre-high and is now the eighth tallest building in New York (the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere). + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by dagli + atélier d’architecture, IANUS & IANA are two apartment buildings in Steinsel, in the northern outskirts of Luxembourg-City, with a total of 30 apartments. The project was based on a competition in 2008. Our proposition was chosen because of the architectural concept behind the buildings. Our conception is based on two characters […]

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Loft Tower in Lima \ X.T.e arquitectura + diseno

Loft Tower in Lima \ X.T.e arquitectura + diseno

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• September 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designing in Lima, a city of marked eclecticism is more a provocation than a challenge. The vibrant movement of forms, heights, colors, reflections, textures and all kinds of elements competing for the leading role is a particularly interesting framework for our proposal for an exclusive, loft apartment building. IMAGE The building has been thought as […]

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Housing Units/Studios for Artists "CHEVAL NOIR" \ L'Escaut-Gigogne

Housing Units/Studios for Artists “CHEVAL NOIR” \ L’Escaut-Gigogne

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

TWO BUILDINGS – ONE PROJECT The brief of the competition, held in 2003, was to transform the building of the former Hallemans breweries into 31 housing units for artists, including an in-house workspace. On top of the transformation, a new construction was necessary to provide the needed surfaces. This new wing creates space and views […]

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