Tag: ESD design

Restructuration and Extension of the High School Paul Valéry | N+B architects

Restructuration and Extension of the High School Paul Valéry | N+B architects

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• January 18, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Menton, France, N+B architects created a flexible and sustainable solution for the Paul Valéry High School. + Project description courtesy of N+B architects Paul Valery Highschool buildings in MENTON, France was recently restructured and extended by N+B architects. The project took into account the notions of flexibility, environmental use functionality and to enable the […]

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Ala Moana | Omiros One Architecture

Ala Moana | Omiros One Architecture

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• January 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Ala Moana, is a recently completed project on Hamilton Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The house was designed by Australian architect Omiros One Architecture to maximize the views and set at different levels to follow the natural ground slope with minimal cutting into the site. Together with the harmonious exterior colour scheme, these elements diffuse […]

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Instant House for expo ("Instant Lung") | Ryszard Rychlicki of H3AR

Instant House for expo (“Instant Lung”) | Ryszard Rychlicki of H3AR

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• December 29, 2009 • Comments (1)

Ryszard Rychlicki of H3AR is a student of Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland. He has designed a project Instant House for expo (“Instant Lung“). + Description courtesy of H3AR The main problem of the INSTANT HOUSE for EXPO is the placement of a house in the context of a motorway, where exhaust fumes […]

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Horten Headquarters | 3XN

Horten Headquarters | 3XN

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• December 7, 2009 • Comments (6)

Danish architectural studio 3XN recently has completed the head office for Danish law firm Horten in Copenhagen, DK. The project has been developed as an energy saving building which is featuring the three dimensional façade in fiberglass and travertine, it acts as a screen against the sun while still providing a view to the water. […]

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‘Dragen’ Children’s House | C. F. Møller Architects

‘Dragen’ Children’s House | C. F. Møller Architects

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• November 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

‘Dragen’ Children’s House by C. F Møller Architects has recently been inaugurated. This integrated kindergarten is one of the passive house in Denmark that using a minimum of energy. The fundamental architectural concept is a simple and clear geometric form on two levels, with the children’s areas located in the best-lit southern end. The two […]

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Building Better Healthcare Award + Akershus University Hospital by C. F. Møller Architects

Building Better Healthcare Award + Akershus University Hospital by C. F. Møller Architects

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• November 18, 2009 • Comments (0)

In 2000, C. F. Møller Architects won the 1st prize in international competition to design the Akershus University Hospital. This year, the project has been awarded Building Better Healthcare Award for Best International Design. + Press Release courtesy of C. F. Møller Architects Building Better Healthcare Award The most prestigious prize in the healthcare built […]

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Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

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• November 15, 2009 • Comments (0)

American architect Bohlin Cywinski Jackson has designed the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center located in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The center was organized as an U-shape to form a central courtyard, the roof tilts upward and away from the courtyard, its jagged edges celebrating the peaks of the Teton Range beyond. + Project […]

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Ex Sellerie | Giorgio Comoglio

Ex Sellerie | Giorgio Comoglio

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• October 26, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Giorgio Comoglio recently has completed the renovation of the Ex Sellerie, which is located in the area of the ex military arsenal in Turin, Italy. The task of the project is to increase the original building’s floor area and height. The minimal form of perforated steel envelope has been introduced to integrate the existing […]

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FLOAT House Unveilled for Make It Right | Morphosis Architects

FLOAT House Unveilled for Make It Right | Morphosis Architects

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• October 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

FLOAT House is the ESD house which can sustain its own water and power needs, designed by Thom Mayne‘s LA-based Morphosis firm in association with UCLA Architecture and Urban Design for Brad Pitt‘s Make It Right Foundation. The immense possibilities of the Make It Right initiative became immediately apparent to us: how to re-occupy the […]

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Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar have won the first prize to design sustainable skyscraper – Shenzhen International Energy Mansion in Shenzhen, China. The façade is conceived as a folded skin that shades the office complex from direct sunlight and integrates solar thermal panels, reducing the overall energy […]

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