Tag: Europen architecture

DnB NOR Headquarters | MVRDV

DnB NOR Headquarters | MVRDV

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• September 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed by Dutch architects MVRDV in collaboration with Norwegian firms DARK Arkitekter AS. The construction for DnB NOR Headquarters has been started in this year September and scheduled to be completed in 2012. The pixelated design adapts to the urban context and combines an efficient and flexible internal organisation, based on small-scale working entities, with […]

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The MA: Andalucia's Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (10)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Andalucia’s Museum of Memory located in Granada. A very good attempt of creating the interesting spatial experience through an elliptic central court which is designed to connect 3 levels spaces via the featured circular ramp. The new building, silent in its forms, is resounding in its elements […]

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Granatum – Granada Performing Arts Centre | AH Asociados in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates

Granatum – Granada Performing Arts Centre | AH Asociados in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates

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• September 10, 2009 • Comments (0)

Spanish architecture studio AH Asociados in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates have won the design competition of the Performing Arts Centre for Granada located in Spain. + Project description courtesy of AH Asociados Granatum – A building that evokes the structure of a symbolic fruit for Granada. A geometry inspired on the nature. The […]

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Distrito C, Telefónica's Headquarters | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

Distrito C, Telefónica’s Headquarters | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

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• September 5, 2009 • Comments (0)

Distrito C, Telefónica’s Headquarters is a largest European corporate project designed by Spanish practice Rafael de La-Hoz Architects. Distrito C also represents the first private open European space. The campus is open 24 hours a day, all year long, for anyone to visit… Conceptually, an environmental canopy or roof is laid out between these cubes, […]

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Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

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• August 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Herning, Denmark is a first prize winning project designed by Steven Holl Architects to accommodate exhibition galleries, 150 seat auditorium, music rehearsal rooms, restaurant, media library and administrative offices. The museum will open to public on September 9 2009. + Project description courtesy of Steven Holl architects The Herning […]

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Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

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• August 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Steven Holl Architects has designed the Knut Hamsun Center located in Hamarøy, Norway. This is an historical museum for writer Knut Hamsun including exhibition areas, library, reading room, cafe and 230 seat auditorium. The concept for the museum, “Building as a Body: Battleground of Invisible Forces,” is realized from inside and out. Here the wood […]

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Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

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• August 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Kortrijk Central Library in Belgium is a competition winning project designed by New York-based architecture firm REX. The design combines functions of Library, Life-Long Learning Center and Music Center. The new combination was named the project “LLLibrary”. + Project description courtesy of REX REX and Principal in Charge Joshua Prince-Ramus have been named the winner […]

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Houses on the Shelf | Ryszard Rychlicki of H3AR

Houses on the Shelf | Ryszard Rychlicki of H3AR

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• August 10, 2009 • Comments (0)

Ryszard Rychlicki of H3AR has won the 3rd prize of London Bridge 800 Competition organised by the Royal Institute of British Architects & Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects. + Project description courtesy of H3AR If we treat a house as a product with a programmed product life, which after the expiry of the guarantee period […]

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Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

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• August 1, 2009 • Comments (1)

Peter Pran & Jonathan Ward of NBBJ recently has completed the Akerselva Atrium mixed-used building located along the Akerselva/Aker River in Oslo, Norway. The project composed of two distinct architectural forms split by the central lift core with a dramatic striking color glass atrium, where the entrance of the project is defined. One part of […]

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Dance Palace | UNStudio

Dance Palace | UNStudio

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• July 29, 2009 • Comments (2)

Dutch architectural practice UNStudio‘s winning design for Dance Palace has been selected in St. Peterburg, Russia. The project features high level of transparency from inside to outside, introduced by a facade system of triangular cladding panels. + Architect’s statement courtesy of UNStudio UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel’s design selected for Dance Palace in the historic centre […]

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