Tag: Contemporary architecture

BMCE Bank | Foster + Partners

BMCE Bank | Foster + Partners

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• March 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

The world-renowned architect Foster + Partners have completed their project in Africa with BMCE branches in Morocco. The BMCE flagship branches – our first completed buildings in Africa – reinterpret elements of traditional Moroccan architecture, combining these with a contemporary interior that reflects the Bank’s progressive approach to its customers. This blend of ancient principles […]

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 Design Incubator - Theater of Production \ Alan Lu

Design Incubator – Theater of Production \ Alan Lu

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• February 20, 2011 • Comments (1)

Alan Lu shared with us his academic project and concept just recently completed at MIT in Cambridge, MA. + Project description by Alan Lu This project by Alan Lu explores the notion of programmatic extremism in a design incubator facility where a central defined figure that contains a vertically integrated manufacturing/workloft arrangement occupies the void […]

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Triangular House | WE Architecture

Triangular House | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

The Triangular House by WE architecture was designed and developed based on the characteristics from both colonial and original housing in Ecuador. The house seeks to join these two building styles into a contemporary house. A house which is organized around a triangulated green patio always giving you the sense of being close to nature […]

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+House | WE Architecture

+House | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

Denmark-based studio WE Architecture has designed the +House located in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. The house is composed of two linear volumes intersecting each others, one of the volumes is placed perpendicular on the coast line, following the terrain down the slope and the other is places along the same high of the hill crossing the […]

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House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

«House of mister R.» is a clear manifestation of the ‘aesthetic of chaos’, which Arseniy Borisenko and Peter Zaytsev are so fond of discussing with colleagues and journalists. But ‘chaos’ has a limited presence here. «The accidental rearrangement and (self) organization of form» (as the architects say about their method) turns out to be the […]

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Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) | Neutelings Riedijk Architects

Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) | Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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• September 5, 2010 • Comments (2)

Dutch architectural practice Neutelings Riedijk Architects designed the Museum Aan de Stroom (MAS) located in between the old docks in the heart of “Het Eilandje”. This old port area is the major urban renewal project in the center of Antwerp and is developing as a vibrant new city district. The MAS is designed as a […]

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Energy Roof Perugia | Wolf D. Prix - COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

Energy Roof Perugia | Wolf D. Prix – COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

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• January 15, 2010 • Comments (3)

New ‘Energy Roof‘ in Perugia, Italy, was presented by Design Principal and CEO of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU – Wolf D. Prix. COOP HIMMELB(L)AU developed the roof with the goal to generate energy for the city, serving as a canopy along Via Mazzini in the center of Perugia. By means of a glass gallery along Via Mazzini, […]

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Synergetic Regionalism | William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez

Synergetic Regionalism | William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez

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• August 8, 2009 • Comments (2)

Synergetic Regionalism by William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez is a theoretical endeavor for a site in the south of Venezuela (in the “La Gran Sabana” area) near the border with Brazil. + Project description courtesy of William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez Synergetic Regionalism establishes a syncretic relationship between emergent occidental architectural models and existing indigenous organizational strategies […]

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Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

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• June 24, 2009 • Comments (1)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall. + Press release courtesy of BIG BIG wins an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall An international idea contest was held for Tallinn’s new City Hall in Estonia and the best concept was presented by […]

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Horizontal Space | Damilano Studio Architects

Horizontal Space | Damilano Studio Architects

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• May 31, 2009 • Comments (2)

A beutiful house named Horizontal Space in Cuneo, Italy, designed by Italy-based firm Damilano Studio Architects. The house impressed by interplay of pure geometries and organized in horizontal order. The living and dining spaces are surrounded by all the bedrooms, with a huge window and terrace provided, while offering an extensive view over the vast […]

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