Tag: Courtyard architecture

Serpentine House \ Phil Darwen Design

Serpentine House \ Phil Darwen Design

Tags: , , , ,
• November 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

Phil Darwen Design has designed the Serpentine House. This hilltop location cried out for a structure of unparralleled design and unique liveability. The house itself contains virtually no straight walls and instead consists of generous curves and sinuous connecting arcs to create a unique courtyard style design. The entry boasts a crescent shaped intrusion of the […]

View Post

Adidas Laces \ kadawittfeldarchitektur

Adidas Laces \ kadawittfeldarchitektur

Tags: , , , ,
• September 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Herzogenaurach, Germany, kadawittfeldarchitektur has recently completed the adidas Laces. The Research and development building offers a new working environment at the corporation’s headquarters in Herzogenaurach to round about 1,700 adidas designers, developers, scientists and marketing strategists. The new ‘Laces’ as its largest building completes the current masterplan of the adidas-campus ‘World of Sports’. adidas […]

View Post

Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Tags: , , , ,
• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Narrabeen is a suburb with housing plots and street layouts characteristic of the ‘garden suburb’ ideals espoused by early 20th cen- tury Australian town planning. The Narrabeen House of 2009 sits in this historical context amongst the other two storey family homes with each dutifully addressing a quiet, tree-lined street. It is a safe and […]

View Post

Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia | FILTER architecture

Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia | FILTER architecture

Tags: , , ,
• August 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design was prompted by the idea of an exibition space forming an integral point of the large Kamberovic Park alongside the River Bosna, in the centre of the town of Zenica. The concept was based on a deterministic approach to history – as a series of causes and consequences, while avoiding falling into a […]

View Post

09FDIP | Spaceworkers

09FDIP | Spaceworkers

Tags: , , , ,
• August 3, 2011 • Comments (2)

A “factory” for the city … A space to do things …. anything! Simply do things … Communicate. Communicate with the World … Know … Learn in a fun way! A building that needs to dialogue with the city. An organic block, which gently lands on a square … A kind of constant sensory challenge […]

View Post

House in Takatsuki | Naoko Horibe

House in Takatsuki | Naoko Horibe

Tags: , , ,
• July 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

This property is located in a crowded residential district, with a parking lot on the west that is likely to be developed and a newspaper distribution center to the north that operates from early in the morning. Given those circumstances, Naoko Horibe decided to design the house around a central courtyard and surround the property with […]

View Post

House in Hatsugano | Naoko Horibe

House in Hatsugano | Naoko Horibe

Tags: , , ,
• July 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

This lot is bordered by a road on the west and boxed in by houses on the south, north, and east. Houses will also be built across the road to the west, so architect’s main challenge was securing adequate privacy and natural light. As a result, architect decided to design the building around a central […]

View Post

adzuki | Naoko Horibe

adzuki | Naoko Horibe

Tags: , ,
• July 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Naoko Horibe has designed this adzuki house located in Himeji-Shi, HYOGO, Japan. This compact three-story residence is located on an 82m² lot bordered by roads on three sides. All the rooms look out on a courtyard planted with trees, bringing a sense of the changing seasons to the interior of the house. Even […]

View Post

Office Conversion Luxbau Company | Synn Architekten

Office Conversion Luxbau Company | Synn Architekten

Tags: , , , ,
• July 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Synn Architekten has recently completed the office conversion project for Luxbau Company in Hainfeld, Austria. By committing a common entrance the newly proposed walkway allows to connect two previous separately used buildings and make the two office areas work together. The two buildings, built at different times, now form a new whole , but each […]

View Post

Armstrong Place Family + Senior Housing | David Baker + Partners

Armstrong Place Family + Senior Housing | David Baker + Partners

Tags: , , , ,
• July 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

This complex development fills a formerly industrial city block with an innovative housing mix: Affordable urban townhomes to keep growing families in the city and family housing adjacent to senior apartments to prevent seniors from living in isolation. Leading a trend of transit-oriented development along the district’s main business corridor, the development lies just a […]

View Post