Tag: Brick

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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Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

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• June 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN‘s extension to a neoclassical courtbuilding in the Copenhagen district of Frederiksberg is among this years nine European winners. + Quote from the RIBA jury The considerable bulk of the building is mitigated by a generously proportioned sloping roof which runs down to the lesser form of the neighbouring 1921 classical Court House, to which […]

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Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey \ Elliott + Associates Architects

Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey \ Elliott + Associates Architects

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• March 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

Elliott + Associates Architects recently has completed a headquarters office for an oil company (Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey) in Oklahoma City, USA. Site History: The Kirkpatrick family began oil exploration in the 1920’s when John Kirkpatrick’s father-in-law, M.B. Blake, drilled their first well. John then founded Kirkpatrick Oil in 1950. Kirkpatrick Oil has been active in the Hennessey […]

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Fire Station in Portugal \ Álvaro Siza Vieira

Fire Station in Portugal \ Álvaro Siza Vieira

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• February 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira has completed the Volunteer Firefighters Barracks of Santo Tirso. The Firefighters barracks matches the CB1 Type program and is located in Quinta de Geão, at the lot 28, of 4770 m2. The building comprises a total gross area of 1173 m2 and lodges the support functions to the fire brigade. […]

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House in Mexico \ T38 studio

House in Mexico \ T38 studio

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• February 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based architectural practice T38 studio has completed a house in México, Tijuana, Baja California. + Design statatement On a sloping site with a privileged view of the city, we designed a house for a young family. The main design criteria was that every interior space would have a relation with exterior space. To accomplish that, […]

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Brick Wall House \ 123DV architecture

Brick Wall House \ 123DV architecture

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• November 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by 123DV architecture, this house is the result of the exceptional conditions of the context. It is squeezed between a five story apartment block and a semi classical house with a gabled roof. An abstract wall guarantees privacy towards the neighbouring apartment. The stacking of blocks is an abstract metaphor for the layered composition […]

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HOUSE 804 \ H arquitectes

HOUSE 804 \ H arquitectes

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

Located in a pleasant residential neighbourhood, the house is a compact building (almost a cube) surrounded by a 3 meters wide perimeter necessary courtyard, which is the minimum mandatory gap based on current regulations. The pre-existing yard, the swimming-pool and the shed set at the back of the plot are preserved by the express wish […]

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Farmyard, 4 houses at Oud-Empel \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

Farmyard, 4 houses at Oud-Empel \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• March 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Due to the demolition of several old sheds a unique plot became vacant in Oud-Empel. Oud-Empel is a small village situated along side embankment of the river Maas. The dike divides the village in two parts: the unsafe waterfront where the smaller labourers cottages are situated and a protected side with the large farms and […]

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Finn House \ WoodWoodWard Architecture

Finn House \ WoodWoodWard Architecture

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• February 24, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled in amongst the banksia trees and coastal scrub on the Silverleaves foreshore is a pair of glistening red fins – a bold response to the client’s brief for a “grand gesture on limited means.” Reminiscent of a Richard Serra sculpture, the two striking red glazed-brick blade walls slice through the site, organising program into […]

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House 712 \ H ARQUITECTES

House 712 \ H ARQUITECTES

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• November 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

The house was for a young couple without children, and had some initial programmatic requirements which were pretty conventional (a garage, three bedrooms, a study, etc). The plot, which was triangular and around 400m2, was part of a land promotion protected by the Incasol for self promoters and was subjected to a tight schedule for […]

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