Tag: Courtyard architecture

DJ House \ [i]da Arquitectos

DJ House \ [i]da Arquitectos

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• July 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

A central patio divides the house into two parts and organizes the interior spaces: on the west side, an open horizontal space to the garden receives the dining room and the kitchen; on the east side, a vertical space, located at a lower level in relation to the public route to ensure domestic privacy, receives […]

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Courthouse Saint-Malo \ LAN Architecture

Courthouse Saint-Malo \ LAN Architecture

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• June 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

The major highlight of the Saint-Malo Courthouse project is certainly the opportunity to actively participate to an urban renewal condition in which the downtown is moved from the port to the new pole, following a grid in which Avenue Aristide Briand performs as the main axis. The organization of the new Courthouse demonstrates an example […]

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S Cube Chalet \ AGi architects

S Cube Chalet \ AGi architects

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• June 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

S Cube family chalet is made up of three intertwined beach houses. The owners -two brothers and their sister each with their own families- want to continue enjoying the same exceptional environment in which they grew up, but with complete independency and privacy from each other. For these reasons, the design of these three small […]

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Kokaistudios wins competition to design Tsinghua Law Library Building

Kokaistudios wins competition to design Tsinghua Law Library Building

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Kokaistudios has been announced as the winner competition for the new Tsinghua University Law Library located in Beijing, China. The proposal stands out amount the final 5 competing firms including ECUC, RTKL, Zaha Hadid Architects and Zhubo Design Group. The project proposes a reflection on the role of void in structuring functions and programs within […]

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U27 Office Building \ Park Associati

U27 Office Building \ Park Associati

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

In January 2012, Milanofiori 2000 srl began work on the building known as U27, that is due for completion and handover to Nestlé Italiana Spa in December 2013. The architectural design by Park Associati is based on an analytical approach to the articulated system of access to the Milanofiori Nord area, the pedestrian walkways and […]

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Swiss Clockwork Embassy \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Swiss Clockwork Embassy \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is the competition entry by Matteo Cainer Architects for the Swiss Clockwork Embassy in Cameroon. The design of the new Swiss Embassy in Yaoundé pays tribute to its renewed presence in the Cameroon and a respect for the uniqueness of the site. The resulting proposal is an elegant ensemble that encapsulates the identity and self-image […]

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Senior High School Neulengbach \ SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects

Senior High School Neulengbach \ SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (3)

The main design theme of this school is the merging of the inside and outside space. The school offers various types of outdoor gardens and roof terraces for different activities. The six small courtyards on the ground floor are spatially and visually connected to the two large courtyards on the first floors. As a result […]

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BIG wins "The Red Line" Waterfront Masterplan

BIG wins “The Red Line” Waterfront Masterplan

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• May 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG wins the competition to revitalize the city center of the third largest city in Finland. The invited design contest calls for a strong architectural master plan, comprising residential, commercial and cultural programme, forming a new urban area around the existing Ratina sports stadium in one of the most rapidly developing regions in Finland. BIG is […]

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Master Plan of Los Angeles Union Station \ Ben van Berkel/UNStudio and EE&K, with Jacobs and Buro Happold

Master Plan of Los Angeles Union Station \ Ben van Berkel/UNStudio and EE&K, with Jacobs and Buro Happold

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• May 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

UNStudio and EE&K a Perkins Eastman company, and Jacobs Engineering have submitted a proposal for a scope of work to develop a Master Plan of Los Angeles Union Station. Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, along with Jonathan Cohn of EE&K, presented their ‘Vision Board’ – a conceptual rendering in the year 2050, showing Los Angeles […]

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Richardson Apartments \ David Baker + Partners

Richardson Apartments \ David Baker + Partners

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• April 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

David Baker + Partners worked with Community Housing Partnership and Mercy Housing California to develop the Drs. Julian & Raye Richardson Apartments, which will provide permanent supportive housing for a very-low-income, formerly homeless population. The building is named in honor of Drs. Julian and Raye Richardson, local activists and founders of Marcus Books, the oldest […]

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