Tag: Concrete

CASA G | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

CASA G | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• May 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Gudmundur Jonsson Architects, the concept of Casa G is based on reading and feedback to the landscape it exists on. The characteristic landscape situation and view differences distinctively in each direction. Towards south the view to the sea and islands, towards north the characteristic triangular mountain, towards east the glacier and towards west […]

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Horie Park Apartment | Terminal01

Horie Park Apartment | Terminal01

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• May 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

Japanese architect Terminal01 recently has completed the Horie Park Apartmet, this housing and commercial mix-use building complex is located in the heart of Osaka city. For the entrance hall and approach that will be used daily, we sought of a space where one could feel a sense of change through movement. White marbled walls with […]

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Loft in Paris | NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio

Loft in Paris | NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Paris-based firm NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio, this loft has been transformed from a 50m² artist’s workshop (13m long x 3.5m wide x 5m high) to a compact living and sleeping spaces. Due to tight space, NZI Architectes has clearly defined the spaces by changing the level and also provided a sleeping […]

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Apartment in Katayama | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect

Apartment in Katayama | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect

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• May 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

As the apartment has ‘A room arrangement matching that of the window pattern’, the part that was once unavoidable has now become a large subject of the design. Taking the challenge of a small apartment within those conditions, whilst dealing with a strict budget, the Katayama apartment was born. The Katayama Apartment is a small […]

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Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

Main defence line as part of the New Dutch Waterline The main defence line or sometimes also called main resistance line, is part of the system of  the New Dutch Waterline spread along the line one finds a sequel of citadels, an enormous amount of smaller objects such as sluices and other water scientific works […]

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Public spaces for the Grünewald Kirchberg | OKRA Landscape Architects

Public spaces for the Grünewald Kirchberg | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 5, 2011 • Comments (1)

A fragmented orchard, Kirchberg, Luxemburg OKRA won the competition to design a public space between office buildings in the Gruenewald area of the Luxemburg city borough of Kirchberg. OKRA thought of how to give the fragmented neighbourhood a consistent identity of its own. As the area lacked a clear programme, OKRA chose to come up […]

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Dorsey Residence | Coates Design

Dorsey Residence | Coates Design

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• April 27, 2011 • Comments (2)

Coates Design has designed the Dorsey Residence in Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA. This custom island house symbolizes its owner. From the outside, the home is an anonymous, almost austere, monumental concrete facade anchored deep into the hillside on a waterfront property. Much of the home is hidden behind the two-story concrete face. Upon entering, it […]

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House A | Takeshi Hamada

House A | Takeshi Hamada

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• April 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takeshi Hamada recently has completed the Narrow House in downtown, Abeno-ward, Osaka, JAPAN. Background, Atmosphere The location is Abeno-ward Osaka, JAPAN. Though it is a superb location just 10 minutes from Tennoji Station, it is in the downtown streets filled with traditional emotion, there are traditional  tenement houses, old houses and shops, just […]

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Stacked House | Architecture Paradigm

Stacked House | Architecture Paradigm

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• April 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

Indian architectural practice Architecture Paradigm has completed the renovation for a house in Bangalore, India. The project is about exploring this notion of joint family culture in the changing urban scenario. The site is a 400sqm with a steep drop of 2.5 meters from northeast to the southwest. It is flanked by roads on the […]

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Dogali Square | fondaRIUS architecture

Dogali Square | fondaRIUS architecture

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• April 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

fondaRIUS architecture has completed the refurbishment project for Dogali Square in San Gregorio Magno, Salerno. This square is nowadays a space for pedestrian and vehicular circulation, in a state of total abandon. The project proposes to divide the square into 2 different areas: one for the transit and the parking, the other for the stay […]

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