Tag: Landscape architecture

Central Library UAEM | REC Arquitectura

Central Library UAEM | REC Arquitectura

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• March 7, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based firm REC Arquitectura has designed the Central Library in Morelos, Mexico. + Project description by REC Arquitectura The building complex is conceived in sub elements, each element rationally positioned and connected to one another with three generating ideas: culture, cultivation and domesticity. The wagons: Volumes dedicated to book collection and reading rooms with clean […]

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Saffire | CiRCA Architecture

Saffire | CiRCA Architecture

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• March 4, 2011 • Comments (1)

Australian architectural firm CiRCA Architecture has designed the Saffire project located in this beautiful Great Oyster Bay in Tasmania, Australia. The resort is also organic in its relationship to the site. Its form evokes memories of coastal land forms, dunes, waves or sea creatures.  The journey moves from the monumental to the more intimate personal […]

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Dalene Cabin | Tommie Wilhelmsen

Dalene Cabin | Tommie Wilhelmsen

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• February 23, 2011 • Comments (2)

Norway architectural practice Tommie Wilhelmsen architect has designed the 120 m2 Dalene Cabin situated at Østhusvik on the island Rennesøy, Norway. It was completed in 2009. It is placed overlooking the sea surrounding the island and opens up its facade towards south, to bring in as much light as possible. The interior and exterior is […]

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Fogo Island Artist Studios | Saunders Architecture

Fogo Island Artist Studios | Saunders Architecture

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Saunders Architecture has designed the six artist studios to be located in various locations on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Here are 3 selected studios – The Long Studio, The Tower Studio, The Bridge Studio designed for Shorefast Foundation & The Fogo Island Arts Corporation. The idea behind the forms of the various studios was to […]

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Aurland Lookout | Todd Saunders + Tommie Wilhelmsen

Aurland Lookout | Todd Saunders + Tommie Wilhelmsen

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by two architects Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen, the 33-metre “diving board” shooting out from the road into thin air above the Aurland Fjord in Norway. This Aurland Lookout project is part of a national program on tourist routes commissioned by the Norwegian Highway Department. The landscape is so fantastic that it is difficult […]

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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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House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

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• January 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates has designed a house in Ise,  Japan. The building is composed of two volumes arranged in parallel. A vertical void links the rooftop terrace and the light court on the first floor, drawing nature into the interior. Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates + Project description by Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates […]

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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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Rowing Centre In Bled | MultiPlan arhitekti

Rowing Centre In Bled | MultiPlan arhitekti

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Bled – Slovenia, this newly renovated rowing centre designed by MultiPlan arhitekti is recently completed and it will be used to host the World Rowing Championships this year. The building is well integrated into the sloping site, while providing a huge viewing platform and seating area following the terrain down the slope. Viewing platforms […]

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Backbone Village Houses | OFIS Arhitekti

Backbone Village Houses | OFIS Arhitekti

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (0)

Slovenian architectural practice OFIS Arhitekti designed the contemporary yet affordable 3 bedroom housing development with private garden located in Podpec, Slovenia. The main proposal was a condensation of village cores with branching – a traditional and historical rural layout of condensed longitudinal buildings along a road with kept green area around it. OFIS Arhitekti + […]

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