Tag: Courtyard architecture

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (2)

The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]

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Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has recently designed the Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne. + Project facts Owner: SADEV 94 on behalf of the City Council Bonneuil sur Marne Project manager / Architect: ECDM Consulting firm structure: EIFFAGE Val de Seine Engineering and design fluid: SNC Lavalin Contractor: EIFFAGE Val de Seine […]

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Mop House \ AGi architects

Mop House \ AGi architects

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• March 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site can be accessed from either side of the surrounding streets to allow for both a private and a public entrance. After moving along a curved wall that guides the visitor from the exterior of the plot into the center, one reaches the main entrance into the house. Upon entering through the main door […]

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Dalian Library \ 10 Design

Dalian Library \ 10 Design

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

AIA JURORS’ Comments: The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as creating a focal area for an interesting series of spaces for the community. The building section illustrated for the jurors, the attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The various adjoining spaces spiral inward in celebrating how […]

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 CS House \ AH Asociados

CS House \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

This house is located in an area dotted with residential buildings. Building a house that creates an isolated world for its inhabitants requires a simple but determined execution. It has been necessary to make the most of the views by making use of the elevated position of the plot to protect it from the impact […]

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Plan Libre 2.0 \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Plan Libre 2.0 \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• January 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dutch-based practice Serge Schoemaker Architects has designed a modular wooden building system: Plan Libre 2.0. The environmentally sustainable construction can be assembled within one day and dismantled for reuse or recycling elsewhere. The clear architectural form of the structure is based on a natural solution for structural efficiency, and creates a unique spatial quality. The […]

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Campus EDF - Saclay \ ECDM

Campus EDF – Saclay \ ECDM

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• January 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has desinged the Campus EDF – Saclay. Rural Urbanism The completion of a building in the planning project of Saclay Paris is a unique opportunity to be one of the markers of the future center of excellence established on the plateau. The uniqueness of the site, […]

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Dalian Public Library \ Architects Collective

Dalian Public Library \ Architects Collective

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• December 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

The new library is designed to become the center and heart for the local community with a strong relationship to the ocean and the bay. The building is placed in a park setting and aims to be a landmark for locals and visitors and a symbol for the creative and environmentally friendly future of New […]

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Architects Collective Receives Austrian Client's Award 2011 for Klinikum Klagenfurt

Architects Collective Receives Austrian Client’s Award 2011 for Klinikum Klagenfurt

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

A modern, innovative and trend-setting hospital The new project for the Provincial Hospital in Klagenfurt is innovative in many ways. The latest Medical Technology along with an enhanced cross-utilization of medical equipment and facilities (operating rooms, examination and treatment rooms and wards in the logistics field) give this new hospital a pioneering status in Europe. […]

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Savion House \ Alex Meitlis

Savion House \ Alex Meitlis

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• November 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Israeli based Architect Alex Meitlis has recently completed “House in Savion“, Israel. A single family residence located not far from Tel Aviv. The plot has been divided by vertical walls creating many different spaces, some enclosed with roofs, some semi enclosed and some totally open. The house only occupies a third of the site, while […]

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