Tag: Landscape architecture

Theatre Of Floating Garden | WE Architecture

Theatre Of Floating Garden | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

Theatre Of Floating Garden is an extension project for an old theater in Szczecin, Poland. The new extension will be experienced as a light roof with transparent facades, connecting all the functions of the house and acting as a pavilion in the garden. Our aim was to create an open house; a house for the […]

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Triangular House | WE Architecture

Triangular House | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

The Triangular House by WE architecture was designed and developed based on the characteristics from both colonial and original housing in Ecuador. The house seeks to join these two building styles into a contemporary house. A house which is organized around a triangulated green patio always giving you the sense of being close to nature […]

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+House | WE Architecture

+House | WE Architecture

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• January 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

Denmark-based studio WE Architecture has designed the +House located in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. The house is composed of two linear volumes intersecting each others, one of the volumes is placed perpendicular on the coast line, following the terrain down the slope and the other is places along the same high of the hill crossing the […]

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Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• January 4, 2011 • Comments (1)

American studio Platform for Architecture + Research has designed the Desert House located in La Quinta, USA. We aimed to contain land disturbance by siting the villas within their natural topography as much as possible. We also developed more compact building footprints by increasing outdoor living spaces that take advantage of the temperate, sunny climate. […]

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Nature's Choice | Visiondivision

Nature’s Choice | Visiondivision

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• December 12, 2010 • Comments (0)

Nature’s Choice, is one of the latest project Sweden-based architectural firm Visiondivision designed to to blend in with the surrounding nature in the north of Sweden. On the site lies also an old bunker which was constructed to prevent a potential invasion from the Russians. The bunker also had to be discreet when built, but […]

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Foster + Partners' Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

Foster + Partners’ Designs for Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi revealed

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

The design of Foster + Partners for the Zayed National Museum have been officially unveiled today by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Conceived as a monument and memorial to the late […]

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Dwelling in Avila | A-cero

Dwelling in Avila | A-cero

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• November 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

Designed by Spainish architectural studio A-Cero, a dwelling of generous proportions developed over a single storey to facilitate the indoor-outdoor connection and to make the most of the environment in which it stands. Surrounded by meadows, tree groves, chestnut, pine and oak trees and wildlife represented by stags, wild boar and roe deer, the edifice […]

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Aquarium of San Sebastian | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

Aquarium of San Sebastian | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

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• November 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Aquarium of San Sebastian has been lodged for more than 100 years in a building on Mount Urgull’s feet, in one of the most visible zones of La Concha Bay. It is an institution for which its own building, while being at the same time its identity seal, had become an obstacle for its […]

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Rufo House | Alberto Campo Baeza

Rufo House | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• November 12, 2010 • Comments (1)

Carlos Lozano shared with us his recent work of Rufo House which was designed by Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza. + Architect’s statement courtesy Alberto Campo Baeza The brief was to build a house on a hilltop outside of the city of Toledo. The hill faces southwest and offers interesting views of the distant horizon, […]

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Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

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• November 1, 2010 • Comments (1)

Faustino Winery by world-renowned architect Foster + Partners recently opens in Spain. Bodegas Portia is our first winery, so we had no preconceptions about how it should work. It was an opportunity to start from first principles – to examine the different stages of wine production and to try to create the ideal conditions for […]

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