Tag: Iconic architecture

BIG wins competition to design Greenland's New National Gallery

BIG wins competition to design Greenland’s New National Gallery

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• February 11, 2011 • Comments (1)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with TNT Nuuk + Ramboll Nuuk + Arkitekti have won the competition to design Greenland‘s New National Gallery. The Danish functionalistic architecture in Nuuk is typically square boxes which ignore the unique nature of Greenland. We therefore propose a national gallery which is both physically and […]

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Antwerp cathedral’s second tower - TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

Antwerp cathedral’s second tower – TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

TOWER 2.0 designed by PLANCONTROL wins the first prize at the “A_TA 2010 Architecture Annual” with the contest solution for Antwerp cathedral’s second tower. Tower 2.0 is therefore very much present on its user’s minds, yet it remaining absent for those who chose not to look at it. Daniel Tellman, PLANCONTROL + Project description by […]

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SANDNES / LANTERN | AWP + Atelier Oslo

SANDNES / LANTERN | AWP + Atelier Oslo

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (2)

French-Norwegian team AWP + Atelier Oslo has won the SANDNES / LANTERN international competition. It was opened on the occasion of Stavanger (NO) being european capital of culture, and further nominated for the Mies Van der Rohe prize. The Lantern proposal displays an open roof of such dimension that it becomes the symbol of this […]

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West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

Durst Fetner Residential selects BIG to design 600-unit residential building on W57th Steet in Manhattan, New York. The building is conceived as a cross breed between the Copenhagen courtyard and the New York skyscraper. The communal intimacy of the central urban oasis meets the efficiency, density and panoramic views of the tall tower in a […]

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UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

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• January 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

We’ve featured the Bicycle Transit Center by KGP Design Studio few days ago, here is supplemental information, including full project description, credits, images, drawings and diagrams shared by architect. If you missed our previous post, let’s check it out here. + Full description by KGP Design Studio Summary At the cusp of a livable cities […]

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Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural firm Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria. The Calabar International Conference Centre consists of four adjoining, sculptural volumes which are situated on top of a hill and has a panoramic view from the foyer. We visited the […]

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Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

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• January 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

Washington-based architectural firm KGP Design Studio recently has completed the Bicycle Transit Center (BTC) at Union Station, Washinton DC. It is designed to store 150 bicycles as well as a locker/shower and a repair rental store. While “differentiating” itself from Union Station itself, the Center does merge with its surroundings adapting the vocabulary of the bronze […]

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The Ring Stadium | OFIS Arhitekti + Multiplan Arhitekti

The Ring Stadium | OFIS Arhitekti + Multiplan Arhitekti

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

OFIS Arhitekti, in collaboration with Multiplan Arhitekti has designed the extension of the football stadium in Maribor, Slovenia. + Project description by OFIS Arhitekti The plot that was used as a multi-functional sport field and is located in the centre of the city. In the sixties a small tribune was built along one side of […]

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S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix | Mass Studies

S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix | Mass Studies

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• January 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Seoul, Korea, S-Trenue: Bundle Matrix was developed from the L-shaped podium tower by Mass Studies. Externally the tower is expressed by three slim vertical forms, composed of the central core, and two sides of unit towers, it continues extended to the podium and forms an “L” that as one element. With the core tower […]

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C. F. Møller Architects won the Science Tower in Central Copenhagen

C. F. Møller Architects won the Science Tower in Central Copenhagen

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• November 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Science tower and urban park in the heart of Copenhagen is the winning proposal for the extension of the University of Copenhagen’s Panum complex designed by C. F. Møller Architects, in co-operation with Rambøll (Engineer) and SLA (Landscape), and together with the following consultants: aggebo&henriksen, Cenergia, Gordon Farquharson and Innova-tion Lab. The expansion will […]

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