Tag: Iconic architecture

Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

Norveg Coast Cultural Center | Gudmundur Jonsson Architects

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• May 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Gudmundur Jonsson Architects, Norveg is situated in the Community Rørvik which has long tradition for fishery,  and represents the utmost of the Norwegian coastal culture through ages. Today there is a boat-building industry carrying on  the tradition, but in a modern way. Being situated by the coast, represents in one way a challenge bringing […]

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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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Barcelona Rock Hostel | Hugon Kowalski UGO architecture & design

Barcelona Rock Hostel | Hugon Kowalski UGO architecture & design

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• May 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

Shared by Hugon Kowalski of UGO architecture & design, HGO proposed this Barcelona Rock hostel for Barcelona 2011 Bohemian Hostel for Backpackers international competition. For this competition consisted of designing a 100 tall tower -hostel that  includes relaxation areas, stores, cafe and at the same time creates a new landmark in the city of Barcelona. […]

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BIG Wins the Competition to Design a Major Cultural Center in Albania

BIG Wins the Competition to Design a Major Cultural Center in Albania

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• May 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG, Martha Schwartz Landscape, Buro Happold , Speirs & Major, Lutzenberger & Lutzenberger, and Global Cultural Asset Management are today announced as the winning team of the international design competition for a new 27.000 m2 cultural complex in Albania, consisting of a Mosque, an Islamic Centre, and a Museum of Religious Harmony. The capital Tirana […]

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Foster + Partners' Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

Foster + Partners’ Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

New CITIC headquarters tower in Hangzhou breaks ground construction has commenced on Foster + Partners’ first project in Hangzhou, China, with a sustainable, landmark headquarters tower for CITIC Bank. The tower has a prominent location in Hangzhou, next to one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks – our challenge has been to create a new […]

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The Education Executive Agency and Tax Offices | UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel

The Education Executive Agency and Tax Offices | UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel

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• April 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Groningen, The Netherlands, UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel, with consortium DUO², realizes one of the most sustainable large office buildings in Europe for two governmental offices – The Education Executive Agency and Tax Offices. The design contains numerous new innovations related to the reduction of materials, lower energy costs and more sustainable working environments. It […]

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Montan University Leoben Building | Gangoly & Kristiner Architekten

Montan University Leoben Building | Gangoly & Kristiner Architekten

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• April 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

The 1970’s lecture hall building of the Montan university Leoben has been extensively refurbished to meet current standards. In addition to an energy refit, the upgrading of the whole building technology and adaption to suit the needs of the physically disadvantaged the building’s range of functions was extended. An elevated structure was placed in front […]

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Galleria Centercity | UNStudio/Ben van Berkel

Galleria Centercity | UNStudio/Ben van Berkel

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• April 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio’s Galleria Centercity in Cheonan – “If museums are turning into supermarkets, why then should department stores not turn into museums?” The Galleria Cheonan responds to the current retail climate in Asia, where department stores also operate as social and semi-cultural meeting places. Because of this, the quality of the public […]

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