Tag: Contemporary architecture

Chicago Art Institute - The Modern Wing | Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Chicago Art Institute – The Modern Wing | Renzo Piano Building Workshop

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• May 30, 2009 • Comments (1)

© The Art Institute of Chicago, Ph. Campbell © Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Ph. Charles G. Young, Interactive design architects © Renzo Piano Building Workshop – Ph. Charles G. Young, Interactive design architects The Modern Wing at Art Institute of Chicago, designed by Renzo Piano, a world renowned Italian architect and recipient of the […]

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Panamá house | Marcio Kogan

Panamá house | Marcio Kogan

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• April 25, 2009 • Comments (2)

Panamá house by Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan for a client who is passion in art collection. The works of art are scattered throughout all the areas of the residence, from the bedrooms to the gardens. + Project description provided by architect, Marcio Kogan The site of Panamá house is located in one of the garden […]

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H-house | Tamizo Architects Group

H-house | Tamizo Architects Group

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• April 15, 2009 • Comments (3)

H-house, designed by Poland based architect, Tamizo architects group. The openings in the solid box are well organized and proportioned. Minimal design on the elevation as a result of complying the restrictions of the local law – maximum of 3 different materials on the elevation. + Text below provided by architect, Tamizo architects group Requirements […]

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House in Somosaguas | A-cero

House in Somosaguas | A-cero

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• April 11, 2009 • Comments (1)

The spanish architecture firm A-cero, directed by Joaquin Torres, has built a new house in the Madrid outskirts that synthesizes the evolution of the studio’s signature design language and its technical experimentation over the last years. The house can be aesthetically inscribed in the series of projects made by the studio since its international expansion, […]

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GIBO Showroom | A-cero

GIBO Showroom | A-cero

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• April 9, 2009 • Comments (0)

Spain based architect A-cero has designed a contemporary GIBO showroom in Madrid, Spain. The use of contemporary geometrical form to shape the building facade with the big display windows is the feature of this project. + Text below and images provided by architect, A-cero Purity, force, expressiveness; starting from an old construction that has already been […]

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Helix Hotel | Leeser Architecture

Helix Hotel | Leeser Architecture

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• April 8, 2009 • Comments (1)

This is the invited competition project won by New York practice Leeser Architecture – Helix Hotel. The five-star luxury hotel in the Zayed Bay in Abu Dhabi, featuring an iconic design and state of the art technology that creating dynamic mini-city in the UAE. + Text below provided by architect, Leeser Architecture Leeser Architecture, an […]

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House 1 in Penafiel | Claudio Vilarinho

House 1 in Penafiel | Claudio Vilarinho

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• April 7, 2009 • Comments (1)

Portugal based architect Claudio Vilarinho has designed a private house, House 1 in Penafiel. The idea of the project is to build a house that sitting on the sloping green terrain and cantilevered towards the valley, the car-porch space is defined by the overhanging white volume where the living and dining space take place.

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Part 2: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

Part 2: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

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• April 1, 2009 • Comments (0)

This is the part 2 for the Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. The success of this project is architect attempts to harmonize between Finnish and Japanese culture and architectural form in this project. + Project description provided by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd Architecture “Aiki” is based on the […]

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Part 1: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

Part 1: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

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• April 1, 2009 • Comments (9)

The Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo, by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. This is a first prize in the architectural competition arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. I like the project in terms of the clean building form with a blurred shadow effect during the night when the interior lit up. It seems to […]

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Museum of Tolerance Renovation | Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design

Museum of Tolerance Renovation | Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design

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• March 29, 2009 • Comments (4)

A LA practice Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design has won the Museum of Tolerance renovation and expansion. The key components of the renovation include: exhibit spaces, two theaters, a children’s multi-functional learning center and multi-purpose rooms for approximately 34,450 sq ft of improvements for the Museum.

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