Tag: Contemporary architecture

Casa Pedralbes | Joan Anguita

Casa Pedralbes | Joan Anguita

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• March 27, 2009 • Comments (0)

This is not a public car showroom, but a private house for car collection which is designed by Spanish architect Joan Anguita. The house is located on the mountain where to have a nice view to the city. + Press release below and images provided by yellowagency.es This house in the mountains, designed by the […]

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Letterbox House | McBride Charles Ryan

Letterbox House | McBride Charles Ryan

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• March 23, 2009 • Comments (1)

Australian Letterbox House, designed by McBride Charles Ryan. The reason why this building named “letter box” is the building begins as the letterbox and unfurls to become an irregular open verandah. + Project description below provided by architect – McBride Charles Ryan It’s like a half space, half enclosed, half open. Neither in nor out […]

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Tornado tower | Visiondivision collaboration with Markus Wagner

Tornado tower | Visiondivision collaboration with Markus Wagner

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• March 22, 2009 • Comments (13)

A young Sweden based architecture firm Visiondivision believes in strong concepts and constantly re-investigating their role as architects by always pushing the limits of their field of work and the strategies of their design. Tornado, is an entry for an opera competition in Taiwan which was a collaboration with Markus Wagner, a member of Svensk […]

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Casa Viguet | ndc arquitectura

Casa Viguet | ndc arquitectura

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• March 19, 2009 • Comments (1)

Situated in Pilar – Buenos Aires, surrounded by a natural area that composes the landscape of the house; it sits on a central position of a 1500m2 site generating multiple gardens towards where the house looks at. Casa Viguet is an intentional and minimum single room house where uses hybridize and link with the exterior.

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Yoder/Doornbos Residence | Michael P. Johnson

Yoder/Doornbos Residence | Michael P. Johnson

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• March 19, 2009 • Comments (2)

Further to the first project – Ruth Hiller Residence. Here is the second project submitted by Michael P. Johnson Design Studios Ltd – Yoder/Doornbos Residence. Of the multitude of structures built across the country each year, few ever become elevated to a level considered the “art of architecture” by architectural critics and/or historians. The vast […]

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F House | Katsufumi Kubota Architect

F House | Katsufumi Kubota Architect

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• March 11, 2009 • Comments (0)

F House by Japanese architect Katsufumi Kubota. The contemporary geometrical facade is so precise, clean, striking and structurally very provocative. It folded to become a roof and opened up the interior space into the landscape. The house reminds me Tadao Ando works, perhaps because of its concrete finish and clean interior space with light. This […]

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Hillside Retreat in Gerês | Ragazzi Architects

Hillside Retreat in Gerês | Ragazzi Architects

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• February 17, 2009 • Comments (0)

The weekend retreat was designed at protected natural area – Gerês hillside, without destroying the nature of the ground and all the trees must be preserved. The house opens up at one end and almost half length was cantilevered towards the river side.

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Antwerp Port House | Zaha Hadid architects

Antwerp Port House | Zaha Hadid architects

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• January 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Zaha Hadid architects has won a competition for the port house – headquarters of Antwerp Port Authorit (APA), Antwerp, Belgium. The new port house design consists of two entities: the existing fire station and a new crystalline volume lifted above the retained building. Together they form a new landmark as the headquarters of the Antwerp […]

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COMPERJ - PETROBRAS | Biselli + Katchborian architects

COMPERJ – PETROBRAS | Biselli + Katchborian architects

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• January 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Brazil based Biselli + Katchborian architects has designed a Information Center of the new Petrochimical Complex of Rio de Janeiro – COMPERJ – PETROBRAS, located in Itaboraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. + PROJECT MEMORIAL History and Geography equally contributes to the construction of the extraordinary beauty of the site. The Geography through different geologic accidents […]

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Open Air swimming Pool Oostduinkerke | Dierendonck Blancke + L.U.S.T Architecten

Open Air swimming Pool Oostduinkerke | Dierendonck Blancke + L.U.S.T Architecten

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• January 19, 2009 • Comments (0)

An outdoor swimming pool center by Dierendonck Blancke Architecten in association with L.U.S.T Architecten in OOSTDUINKERKE, Belgium where located in-between the city center, sea and beach. The design seems to be integrated into the city planning that become a focal point and a transitional ‘urban bridge’ between city and beach, where is in-line with the […]

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