Tag: Folding architecture

Hanover House | Kraus Schoenberg Architects

Hanover House | Kraus Schoenberg Architects

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• November 29, 2009 • Comments (1)

Hanover House by Kraus Schoenberg Architects is the refurbishment and extension project on the rooftop of a Victorian warehouse building located in Bradford, United Kingdom. The sculptural aspect of the roof silhouette is no mere architectural fancy, but reflects the roofscape of the surrounding buildings and has been used to form the living spaces. Kraus […]

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 House in Dominican Republic | A-cero

House in Dominican Republic | A-cero

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• November 23, 2009 • Comments (2)

Spanish architecture firm A-cero recently has completed a house located in Dominican Republic, sleeping zone and living zone was organized into 2 blocks and connected by a covered veranda, while featuring curved volumes emerged from the ground. The stone of exterior Coralline interferes inside to offer visual continuity… The exterior sensation – interior ends up […]

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Avila Congress and Exhibitions Municipal Centre | Francisco Mangado

Avila Congress and Exhibitions Municipal Centre | Francisco Mangado

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• November 13, 2009 • Comments (0)

Spanish architect Francisco Mangado recently has completed the Avila Congress and Exhibitions Municipal Centre located in Ávila, Spain. The project was inspired by the nature of landscape, it was designed as a sculpture carved out of the terrain. The project combines two different geometries: the most orthogonal and elongated space contains the auditoriums and main […]

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Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies | Krueck & Sexton Architects

Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies | Krueck & Sexton Architects

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• November 11, 2009 • Comments (0)

In Chicago, Krueck & Sexton Architects created Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies to accommodate 400-seat multi-use theater, college classrooms, library, permanent and temporary exhibition space. The faceted, folding wall of glass is an expression of light, both metaphorical and actual, which is fundamental to Jewish religious and intellectual traditions. + Design statement by Krueck & […]

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Ferrari Factory Store | Massimo Iosa Ghini

Ferrari Factory Store | Massimo Iosa Ghini

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• October 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian designer Massimo Iosa Ghini recently has completed the Ferrari Factory Store located in Serravalle Scrivia, Italy. The color, form, and graphical style has been carefully designed to transmit the architectural idea to identify the ‘Ferrari’ image. + Project description courtesy of Massimo Iosa Ghini Ferrari Factory Store of Serravalle Scrivia, entirely designed by Iosa […]

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Zamet Centre | 3LHD Architects

Zamet Centre | 3LHD Architects

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• October 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Croatia-based 3LHD Architects has designed the Zamet Centre located in Rijeka’s quarter Zamet, Croatia. The building’s main architectural element are ribbon-like linear stripes stretching over the site in a north-south direction, functioning at the same time as an architectural design element of the object and as a zoning element which forms a public square and […]

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41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

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• September 17, 2009 • Comments (2)

41 Cooper Square is the Advancement of Science and Art building for the Cooper Union designed by Morphosis Architects. The project has won the Best Green Design of 2009 Awards from the New York Construction. Built with sustainability goals, 41 Cooper Square is the first LEED certified academic laboratory building in New York City. For […]

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Libeskind Villa | Studio Daniel Libeskind

Libeskind Villa | Studio Daniel Libeskind

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• September 10, 2009 • Comments (3)

Libeskind Villa designed by Daniel Libeskind will be unveiled to the public on September 29. The Libeskind Villa is a piece of art with its own unique atmosphere. For the first time, Daniel Libeskind has devised a home which can be erected anywhere in the world. + Press information courtesy of proportion A Libeskind for […]

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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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Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

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• September 2, 2009 • Comments (6)

This is a project winner of the international invitation competition for the construction of the Automobile Museum in Nanjing, designed by Italy-based architecture studio 3GATTI to explore the relationship between car and museum. The competition was organized last year by the government of Nanjing and Jiangsu Head Investment Group. A building to be dedicated to […]

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