Tag: Color architecture

Colorful Extension for Denmark's oldest school - Sølvgade School  \  C. F. Møller Architects

Colorful Extension for Denmark’s oldest school – Sølvgade School \ C. F. Møller Architects

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

New life for Denmark’s oldest school Denmark’s oldest school, the listed Sølvgade School built in 1847, close to King Christian IV’s famous historic naval barracks, Nyboder, in Copenhagen, has for many years been lacking space and modern facilities. C. F. Moller has carefully renovated the school and done an extension which in its form and […]

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National Maritime Museum \ Architectural Resources Group

National Maritime Museum \ Architectural Resources Group

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

The National Maritime Museum Building is the most fully developed example of Streamline Moderne nautical style in San Francisco. Designed by local architect William A. Mooser III and constructed during the Great Depression by the Works Progress Administration, the building was originally intended to serve as a bath house at the center of the city’s […]

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Housing Units/Studios for Artists "CHEVAL NOIR" \ L'Escaut-Gigogne

Housing Units/Studios for Artists “CHEVAL NOIR” \ L’Escaut-Gigogne

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

TWO BUILDINGS – ONE PROJECT The brief of the competition, held in 2003, was to transform the building of the former Hallemans breweries into 31 housing units for artists, including an in-house workspace. On top of the transformation, a new construction was necessary to provide the needed surfaces. This new wing creates space and views […]

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Armstrong Place Family + Senior Housing | David Baker + Partners

Armstrong Place Family + Senior Housing | David Baker + Partners

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• July 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

This complex development fills a formerly industrial city block with an innovative housing mix: Affordable urban townhomes to keep growing families in the city and family housing adjacent to senior apartments to prevent seniors from living in isolation. Leading a trend of transit-oriented development along the district’s main business corridor, the development lies just a […]

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The Nebuta House | molo, Todd MacAllen + Stephanie Forsythe

The Nebuta House | molo, Todd MacAllen + Stephanie Forsythe

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• June 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

In 2001, Stephanie Forsythe + Todd MacAllen of molo were shortlisted for an international architectural competition for the city of Aomori. Their first trip to Japan took them to Tokyo University to present models and drawings to Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel and city officials. In Japan, we’ve been given intimate experiences of true design: a […]

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Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The programme of requirements includes a terminal building, a control tower, and two spaces for storages. Given their size, none of these elements were obvious candidates to represent a new airport. The strategy pursued therefore seeked to link the three programmes by means of a common visual element that avoids the impression that a strange […]

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New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

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• June 12, 2011 • Comments (2)

The new Cultural Center in Ranica, medieval town near Bergamo in Northern Italy, contains a public library, an auditorium, a kindergarten, and a school for dance and theater. With its 2.000 square meters, the Center is conceived as a new catalyst of urban life. Not only is the building a laboratory for education and information, […]

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Ping | Division1

Ping | Division1

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• June 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

The restaurant captures American and Chinese Cultures through layers of decorative design elements. Conceptualized around different dining experiences within the same restaurant, the rectangular space is sliced into three different zones, with each providing its own unique dining hall. Each zone [Bar, Communal and Dining] is separated through a design element, such as color, a […]

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Colorful Omroep Brabant | COEN!

Colorful Omroep Brabant | COEN!

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• April 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

Omroep Brabant is a regional broadcasting company. It touches the peoples hearts in the Brabant region. COEN! Translated this feeling into the new interior of this organisation. A warm welcome in the entrance hall, a poem and floor pattern about the purple heath and subtle translation of the typical Brabant flag. A visualisation of tradition […]

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Harpa Concert & Conference Centre | Henning Larsen architects

Harpa Concert & Conference Centre | Henning Larsen architects

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• April 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Reykjavik, Iceland, Harpa Concert & Conference Centre by Henning Larsen architects is nearly completed, the centre gathers inspiration from the northern lights and the dramatic Icelandic scenery. Situated on the boundary between land and sea, the centre stands out like a large, radiant sculpture reflecting both sky and harbour space as well as the […]

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