Tag: Concrete

Parking Sonvida Basel | HHF architects in collaboration with ARchos Architektur

Parking Sonvida Basel | HHF architects in collaboration with ARchos Architektur

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (6)

Switzerland-based architectural firm HHF architects, in collaboration with ARchos Architektur designed the Parking Sonvida Basel. The project is located on the outskirts of Basel and is part of a new housing project with different sized villas and small apartment buildings. The underground parking is designed as an underground street (approximately 150m long) which allows to access […]

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The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (1)

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 is a concentration of showrooms for international fashion brands in one building including public spaces such as an event hall, a restaurant and a lounge at the top floor. The design strategy is based on the adjacent warehouse building Labels 1. The interior spaces of this historical building are […]

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Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

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• November 1, 2010 • Comments (1)

Faustino Winery by world-renowned architect Foster + Partners recently opens in Spain. Bodegas Portia is our first winery, so we had no preconceptions about how it should work. It was an opportunity to start from first principles – to examine the different stages of wine production and to try to create the ideal conditions for […]

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Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

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• October 10, 2010 • Comments (1)

Finnish architect Marco Casagrande has successfully converted an abandoned apartment block into the Ruin Academy in Taipei, Taiwan. The Ruin Academy is operated in co-operation between Casagrande Laboratory / Finland and JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture / Taiwan. It moves in-between architecture, sociology, environmental sciences (including urban design) and environmental art. The house used […]

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Kenneally Residence | PIQUE

Kenneally Residence | PIQUE

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• August 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

America-based architectural firm PIQUE designed the Kenneally Residence located in the Tetherow golf development in USA. It was most inspiring for us to see how this golf course is naturally nestled into the uniform topography, pine trees and lava flows of the high dessert. With this in mind, it became incredibly important for us to […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Adelaide Australia, the multidisciplinary design practice, Hassell designed The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct which comprises a series of interlinked forecourts that unfold over 2000 square metres to create a natural transition and physical connection between the roads, parklands and waterways. The Zoo boasts Australia’s first purpose-designed ‘green roof’ to support wildlife shelter and extensive […]

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Concrete House II | A-cero

Concrete House II | A-cero

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

The architecture studio A-cero presents one of its last works about a big single-family house. It takes place in the outskirts of Madrid on a 5000m2 plot. It is a single storey building and it has a 1.600 m2 built surface. The first sensation that this house produces when people go into the plot is […]

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Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

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• June 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Korean architect Kim In Cheurl designed the innovative Urbanhive tower located in Seoul, South Korea. Urbanhive is a 17 levels of 70 meter high tower with white exposed concrete and contextually sits on the corner of the street within the urban matrix, featuring the perforated architectural façade. The holes in the skin are designed to […]

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Aarhus Gymnastics and Motor Skills Hall | C. F. Møller Architects

Aarhus Gymnastics and Motor Skills Hall | C. F. Møller Architects

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• June 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

C. F. Møller Architects recently has completed the Aarhus Gymnastics and Motor Skills Hall. The project is an extension of the Aarhus Gymnastics and Trampoline Hall. A sculpturally-formed climbing frame, called the seashell, extends across the hall, stretching right up under the ceiling, where there is a look-out tower at a height of eight metres […]

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Urrezkoenea House in Getaria | peña ganchegui y asociados

Urrezkoenea House in Getaria | peña ganchegui y asociados

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• June 18, 2010 • Comments (0)

Spanish architectural studio peña ganchegui y asociados recently has completed the Urrezkoenea House in Getaria. The house is located in the steep site overlooking the Cantabric sea. + Project description courtesy of peña ganchegui y asociados URREZKOENEA: A VILLA ON THE CANTABRIC COAST In a plot with a steep slope towards the North, aligned to […]

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