Tag: Folding architecture

Museum Santiago Ydanez \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Museum Santiago Ydanez \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• February 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The fractured tectonic of the Santiago Ydañez Museum, in the town of Puente de Génave expresses the relationship between the work of the artists, the site and the building program. Conceptually a jazz improvisation, the intersection of the integrated and sculpted grids is conceived as a musical rhythm where the new museum becomes a reactive […]

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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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Incubadora Social ITESM-Bancomer \ SHINE Architecture

Incubadora Social ITESM-Bancomer \ SHINE Architecture

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (3)

This refurbishment intends to offer a new quality-based, morphological-exploration for a social entrepreneurship incubator in a low-income area in León, Guanajuato, México. The initiative of these social interventions is lead by two main institutions: Tecnológico de Monterrey (one of the best private universities in México) and Bancomer (one of the main banks of the country). […]

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GAZOLINE Petrol Station | Damilano Studio Architects

GAZOLINE Petrol Station | Damilano Studio Architects

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• August 3, 2011 • Comments (1)

Damilano Studio Architects have recently completed the GAZOLINE Petrol Station location in Cuneo, Piemonte, Italy. The design of a service station is a strong reference to the idea of travel, short or long-distance routes interrupted only by a few stops and then back on the road. A break for refueling, or just to stretch a […]

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Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The programme of requirements includes a terminal building, a control tower, and two spaces for storages. Given their size, none of these elements were obvious candidates to represent a new airport. The strategy pursued therefore seeked to link the three programmes by means of a common visual element that avoids the impression that a strange […]

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Burke House | AQSO arquitectos office

Burke House | AQSO arquitectos office

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• June 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

A Spain and China based young architectural firm AQSO arquitectos office has designed the Burke House in Galway, Ireland. In a country like Ireland, where many families live in private houses with a courtyard, extensions are a very common way to adapt the residence to new family situations. This house stands in a low density […]

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GR230 Highway Service Center | code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

GR230 Highway Service Center | code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

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• May 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

With GR230, we have created a beautiful piece of architecture that commands a dignified presence during the foliage-rich summer months, and a quieter one that seemingly dissolves into the surrounding landscape during the long, reclusive winters. Naoji maekawa, code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Designed by Japanese firm code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, GR230 is a highway service center located […]

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Riverside Museum | Zaha Hadid Architects

Riverside Museum | Zaha Hadid Architects

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• May 18, 2011 • Comments (7)

The Riverside Museum in Glasgow by world renowned architect Zaha Hadid Architects will be unveiled in JUNE 2011. Check it out our previous story here. The historical development of the Clyde and the city is a unique legacy; with the site situated where the Kelvin flows into the Clyde the building can flow from the […]

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Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

As documents they recount the millennial history , ancient and modern, which is renewed in the modernity of the forms and the faith which is recalled though prayer. Enrico Tealdi As befits its central role in the community, this Church is a Landmark and point of congregation for all in the area of Piacenza. The […]

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Beached House | BKK Architects

Beached House | BKK Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

Entering this home begins with the decision to leave the city. The recurring ritual that plays out in the journey to the holiday home is integral to the conception of this house: the car and its contained interior; the stop off for provisions in the last town before arrival; getting out and unchaining the entry […]

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