Tag: Glass

Houston Lobby Glass Walls Project \ Paul Housberg

Houston Lobby Glass Walls Project \ Paul Housberg

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

  When Houston architect Ken Harry partnered with Hines Development to imbue the lobby of Houston’s Chase Center with new life, he called on acclaimed glass artist Paul Housberg. The result is a public work of art, a striking installation composed of over 2,000 individual pieces of glass, and a lobby that seems to transcend […]

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Mies van Der Rohe Towers in Chicago \ EDITION29

Mies van Der Rohe Towers in Chicago \ EDITION29

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• April 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Shared by EDITION29, this is the short fun video that features the incredible Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe twin glass tower apartments in Chicago built in 1949. + Check it out here for more information and images in our earlier story.

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National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ aceboXalonso

National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ aceboXalonso

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• April 21, 2012 • Comments (0)

This building is the result of a first prize in an open international competition in order to develop two different buildings on one plot. Mixing both programs into a single shape we obtained an strange concrete tree-like shape that contains in its interior the Dance School, and the surrounding space becomes a Museum. Later, this […]

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BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

BORÉAL \ Tetrarc architects

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• April 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tétrarc proposal for those 39 social housing shapes as 11 “Houses” gathered side by side. The resultant continuous volume describes a light 21 degrees inflexion on its half, creating two distinct households. As the first one contains 6 rental houses, the second one is dedicated to the 5 sold houses. In order to optimize the […]

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GLAS ITALIA "LUMINOUS" \ Tokujin Yoshioka

GLAS ITALIA “LUMINOUS” \ Tokujin Yoshioka

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• April 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

In 2012, “LUMINOUS” will be presented at GLAS ITALIA in Milan Salone del Mobile 2012. GLAS ITALIA is an Italian manufacturer of glass furniture who has a long history and tradition, and it is a first collaboration between GLAS ITALIA and Tokujin Yoshioka. “LUMINOUS” is the transparent glass table completed by the solid glass structure. […]

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B5 Building for RCS Mediagroup \ Barreca & La Varra studio

B5 Building for RCS Mediagroup \ Barreca & La Varra studio

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• April 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

In the north-eastern outskirts of Milan, as part of the restructuring of the former industrial core that houses the RCS Mediagroup, the new office building B5 designed by Barreca & La Varra studio has just been completed. The building is an integral part of a master plan intended for research and intellectual work and contributes […]

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Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk

Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk

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• March 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

We all occasionally fantasize about our dream home, but few of us ever manage to make it a reality. And how does the architect himself live? In this case, the private home of architect Hans van Heeswijk led to a spacious and light-filled house full of special details. The client and architect Van Heeswijk was […]

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Hitech Systems Headquarter \ UAU office

Hitech Systems Headquarter \ UAU office

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new directional building has been designed to abstract itself from the common building scheme, rejecting analogies and mimesis, while intended to assume technology and innovation as its essence. The traditional building techniques make room to the use of innovative materials or the different exploitation of the old ones, and, at the same time, to […]

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Jameson House \ Foster + Partners

Jameson House \ Foster + Partners

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners recently have completed Jameson House, it is the first mixed-use project in Canada. Lord Foster said: Vancouver has a spectacular location, surrounded by mountains and the sea. The design makes the most of the city’s fantastic natural setting, with balconies and deep bay windows looking out towards the landscape. Jameson House further […]

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Spiegel Headquarters \ Henning Larsen Architects

Spiegel Headquarters \ Henning Larsen Architects

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• December 22, 2011 • Comments (2)

The vision was to create a modern medea house for Spiegel’s employees and the surrounding city. An icon of high international standards with focus on openness, communication and transparency. Louis Becker Director and partner, Henning Larsen Architects Henning Larsen Architects has chosen a two-part composition to create hierarchy and openness on the site and has […]

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