Category: Selected

Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

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• September 2, 2009 • Comments (6)

This is a project winner of the international invitation competition for the construction of the Automobile Museum in Nanjing, designed by Italy-based architecture studio 3GATTI to explore the relationship between car and museum. The competition was organized last year by the government of Nanjing and Jiangsu Head Investment Group. A building to be dedicated to […]

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Inside Out Cabin | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Inside Out Cabin | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 31, 2009 • Comments (1)

Inside out cabin by Norway-based firm Reiulf Ramstad Architects is located on top of the hill in Hvaler – Norway, overlooking the ocean and the horizon. The house was designed to harmonize with its surrounding, by the choice of the raw material and big glasses, it blurs the edge between inside and outside. + Project […]

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Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

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• August 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Herning, Denmark is a first prize winning project designed by Steven Holl Architects to accommodate exhibition galleries, 150 seat auditorium, music rehearsal rooms, restaurant, media library and administrative offices. The museum will open to public on September 9 2009. + Project description courtesy of Steven Holl architects The Herning […]

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Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

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• August 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Steven Holl Architects has designed the Knut Hamsun Center located in Hamarøy, Norway. This is an historical museum for writer Knut Hamsun including exhibition areas, library, reading room, cafe and 230 seat auditorium. The concept for the museum, “Building as a Body: Battleground of Invisible Forces,” is realized from inside and out. Here the wood […]

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Astana National Library | BIG

Astana National Library | BIG

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• August 26, 2009 • Comments (2)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the first prize in an open international design competition to design Kazakhstan’s new National Library in Astana. The Astana National Library has been designed and developed as a Möbius strip interlocked by a perfect circle and a public spiral. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG […]

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Hotel V - Wanchai | studio OFF

Hotel V – Wanchai | studio OFF

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• August 25, 2009 • Comments (3)

This project is a full-scale conversion & façade modification of Hotel V from a 30+ years old office block located in Wanchai, Hong Kong. It was designed by studio OFF with an idea of roughness as a metaphor. The wall finished with a special mosaic expression tile – Tri-tonal Tile® to give different visual expressions […]

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Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

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• August 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Kortrijk Central Library in Belgium is a competition winning project designed by New York-based architecture firm REX. The design combines functions of Library, Life-Long Learning Center and Music Center. The new combination was named the project “LLLibrary”. + Project description courtesy of REX REX and Principal in Charge Joshua Prince-Ramus have been named the winner […]

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Norway-based Kristin Jarmund Architects has designed The Royal Norwegian Embassy located in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the projects was to create a representative yet modest building which presents Norway in a modern and quality conscious way…This form gives the house a” face” while at the same time allowing the rooms on the first floor […]

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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

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• August 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

International architectural firm Aedas has designed an Administration & Information Centre for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University located in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. This is the Architecture Award winning project awarded by the Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009. With the environmental concern, the void on facade is not only creating the impressive architectural perspective but also inviting […]

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Archeology Museum of Vitoria| Francisco Mangado

Archeology Museum of Vitoria| Francisco Mangado

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• August 15, 2009 • Comments (1)

Museum of Archeology in Vitoria is a competition-winning project designed by Spanish architect Francisco Mangado. We like to think of an archaeology museum as a compact jewel box concealing the treasure that history has entrusted to us piece by piece. But not any kind of history, or at least not the scientific history of experts, […]

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