Tag: Courtyard architecture

Himalesque \ ARCHIUM

Himalesque \ ARCHIUM

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• April 12, 2014 • Comments (0)

Himalesque in the plateau of Nepal and against its backdrop of unlimited nature, was another solution to the local climate conditions. The local traditional boundary markers are constructed from spaces with a thick outer skin, in order to solve the condition of a plateau in a lump. I paid attention to the deconstruction of the […]

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HOUSE 1101 \ HARQUITECTES

HOUSE 1101 \ HARQUITECTES

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• February 25, 2014 • Comments (0)

Not so many jobs begin like this one, with an owners’ list of wishes and hopes for their new home. A list much closer to the principles and values architects usually work with, often secretly, than the ordinary expectations of those couples facing this unknown challenge. Lists always full of good intentions but often incomplete. […]

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Let them eat CAKE cafe \ LK Architects

Let them eat CAKE cafe \ LK Architects

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

The cafe enriches a neighbourhood of cafes and restaurants in the Pafos centre. A conversion of an abandoned kebab house, it is the first of its kind, a combination of cafe and patisserie. A projecting strip meanders on the left wall, uninterrupted by glass. It is meant to house art exhibitions, cafe signage and other […]

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Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

As the name suggests, the Convertible Courtyards House, by Christopher Megowan Design, kinetically adapts to the notoriously variable climate found in Melbourne, Australia. This project added a kitchen, living area, dining area, bathroom, master bedroom, ensuite and two decks to a previously overlooked yet charming weatherboard cottage in the inner urban suburb of Prahran. Nestled […]

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Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition: 2nd prize \ Mi-EL  Architecture

Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition: 2nd prize \ Mi-EL Architecture

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• December 17, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mi-EL Architecture won the 2nd prize for the Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition. Ministry of Social Affairs of Turkey announced a competition project at national scale. Project objective is to design a multifunctional campus for elderly, children, veterans and disadvantaged people who need social support. Life center is a kind of small scale campus […]

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BLÅVAND BUNKER MUSEUM \ BIG

BLÅVAND BUNKER MUSEUM \ BIG

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• November 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

The A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation will be donating the necessary funding to build BIG’s BLÅVAND BUNKER MUSEUM in Varde, on the west coast of Denmark. Transforming a former German WWII bunker, within the protected shorelands of Blåvand in Denmark, the 2,500m2 (ca. 27,000 ft2) new museum will be composed of four main […]

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NU Office with highest LEED Platinum score

NU Office with highest LEED Platinum score

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The first phase of the NU Office building complex North of Munich City Center resulted in a LEED record score! Designed by Architect Falk von Tettenborn the complex is being built by the property developer Hubert Haupt. The first building was completed in 2012 and the qualification process by the US Green Building Council The […]

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House in Mosteiro \ Arquitectos Matos

House in Mosteiro \ Arquitectos Matos

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• September 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us his recently photography of the house in Mosteiro.  The house is located on the outskirts of Santa Maria da Feira, surrounded by a diffuse and changing landscape. The concept of the project comes from the combined interpretation of the functional program of a single-family house with the specific premises of […]

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MORIMONDO 23 \ Giuseppe Tortato

MORIMONDO 23 \ Giuseppe Tortato

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• August 29, 2013 • Comments (1)

In the ex industrial area “Fluid-o-tech”, 10.000 square meters enclosed in a refined architectural casket host the new center of Milan fashion designed by architect Giuseppe Tortato. An ensemble of buildings, all different, but united by a common architectural expression and a careful choice of materials, develops around unpredictable courtyards and patios. The great commercial […]

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House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Japanese architect Naoko Horibe. The property where this residence stands is occasionally flooded during heavy rains. The clients requested a design that dealt with the problem, as well as providing security, privacy, good natural light and air circulation, and a space that their children could run around in. In response the architect proposed […]

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