Tag: Refurbishment / Extension

Linde + Robinson Lab for Global Environmental Science by Architectural Resources Group

Linde + Robinson Lab for Global Environmental Science by Architectural Resources Group

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• March 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

In 2008, California Institute of Technology created the Ronald and Maxine Linde Center for Global Environmental Science to study global climate change. The Linde Center needed a facility that could bring together faculty from chemistry, engineering, geology, environmental science, and other fields. To house the Linde Center, the institute chose to rehabilitate the Henry M.Robinson […]

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Dutch Gambrel \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Dutch Gambrel \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• March 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

Serge Schoemaker Architects has transformed and extended the attic of this charming Dutch house of the twenties in a radical way. The upper part of the roof construction was completely dismantled and the original rafters were replaced by laminated wood portal frames. The result is a bright, high and spacious attic. Dating from the early […]

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Office building for VINCI Immobilier d'entreprise & NEXITY Entreprises \ Mateo architects

Office building for VINCI Immobilier d’entreprise & NEXITY Entreprises \ Mateo architects

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• March 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

When addressing this project for an office building, we started off by thinking about the entire city block as a series of buildings with spaces between them to introduce light and air into the empty space. In this way we began to see the building as a mass that formed Rue Emile Zola, like a […]

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College Track \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

College Track \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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• March 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects recently completed Bayview Center for the nonprofit College Track. Founded in 1997, College Track is a nonprofit organization that aims to empower students from under-resourced communities to obtain a college degree. Over the course of eight years, from the summer before high school through college graduation, College Track engages these students […]

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House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• December 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by Vitor Vilhena Architects, this house is located in South of Portugal, Algarve, Tavira. Here the ocean peeks, while the 400 olive trees surround the house. An old building has to give place to a new one, keeping the two volume-footprint in the soft […]

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Studio renovation \ MAIO

Studio renovation \ MAIO

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• December 10, 2012 • Comments (1)

The project, designed by architects Anna Puigjaner and Guillermo Lopez, members of MAIO design team (www.maio-maio.com), involves the conversion of a space that formerly housed a washing place into an open studio for professionals from different fields of architecture and design. The existing 40-meter long building was a continuous space, with variable sections and extremely […]

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Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

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• December 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

As part of the San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program, Tom Eliot Fisch and Paulett Taggart Architects renovated the historic Golden Gate Valley Branch Library in the city’s Cow Hollow neighborhood. Completed in 1918 as a Carnegie library, the two-level brick and terra cotta Beaux-Arts structure was designed by Ernest Coxhead in the […]

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New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

New replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse \ L3P Architekten

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• November 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

L3P Architekten has completed the new replacement apartment house at Glättlistrasse 31 and 33. The Glättlistrasse neighbourhood, located in the Zurich district of Altstett, is a typical 1950s suburban development. The construction brief for this project was to replace four terraced houses and a kindergarten that was no longer needed with a single apartment house […]

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Kuttham restaurant \ Estudio 257

Kuttham restaurant \ Estudio 257

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• October 10, 2012 • Comments (4)

Kuttham restaurant its located at Jesus Garcia avenue wich has become an excellent spot for food services in the past 5 years. The original building works as a grocery store that has been providing its services for more than 15 years, however the client wants to give a 360 degrees spin to his business turning […]

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Cinema - Studio des Ursulines \ h2o Architectes

Cinema – Studio des Ursulines \ h2o Architectes

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Founded in 1925, by the actors Armand Tallier and Laurence Myrga, the Studio des Ursulines became the first cinema for art house film in France. Today, this theater continues it’s tradition by catering to the younger Parisian public by providing a locale to discover cinema in it’s many facettes. The small theater offers selective programming […]

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