Tag: Landscape architecture

Foster + Partners' first hospital - CircleBath unveiled in Bath

Foster + Partners’ first hospital – CircleBath unveiled in Bath

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• January 16, 2010 • Comments (1)

London-based architectural firm Foster + Partners recently unveiled the CircleBath located in Bath, UK. The three-storey building is set into the hills facing to the protected green belt, internally the function rooms are planned around a central light filled atrium, promoting a sense of orientation and intimacy. The building provides operating theatres, bedrooms, consultation, treatment and […]

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Hill Hut | Visiondivision

Hill Hut | Visiondivision

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• January 13, 2010 • Comments (1)

Sweden-based architectural firm Visiondivision has designed an extension for a lake house in southern Stockholm. + Project description courtesy of visiondivision Visiondivision was commissioned to design an extension to a villa for two kids in a picturesque lake setting in southern Stockholm. The owner of the old house had met his new wife in Thailand […]

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Ala Moana | Omiros One Architecture

Ala Moana | Omiros One Architecture

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• January 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Ala Moana, is a recently completed project on Hamilton Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The house was designed by Australian architect Omiros One Architecture to maximize the views and set at different levels to follow the natural ground slope with minimal cutting into the site. Together with the harmonious exterior colour scheme, these elements diffuse […]

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Residance O | Andrea Tognon Architecture

Residance O | Andrea Tognon Architecture

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• January 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

Residance O is the refurbishment project designed by Italy-based Andrea Tognon Architecture, the new square floor plane was completed by filling the missing corner to the old L shape plan, it looks clean. + Project description courtesy of Andrea Tognon Architecture The building we were call to refurbish was built in the 70′s as imitation […]

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YN-13 House | Morris Sato Studio

YN-13 House | Morris Sato Studio

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• January 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

New York-based architectural firm Morris Sato Studio has designed the YN-13 House located in Shelter Island. The house was organized on its site as three independent volumes (Main, guest house and garage) enclosing a swimming pool and a courtyard, conceived as a buoyant mass and inspired by historic Japanese residential structures in Kyoto and Kanazawa, […]

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Faroe Islands Education Centre | BIG + Fuglark

Faroe Islands Education Centre | BIG + Fuglark

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• December 15, 2009 • Comments (1)

BIG and Fuglark have won the competition to design a 19.200 m2 Faroe Islands Education Centre in Torshavn. The project was designed as a vortex, located on a hillside, 100 m above the sea level with a panoramic view overlooking the sea, mountains and harbor of Torshavn. It has successfully created a focusing point as […]

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Pier House | Gabriel Grinspum + Mariana Simas

Pier House | Gabriel Grinspum + Mariana Simas

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• December 11, 2009 • Comments (1)

Gabriel Grinspum and Mariana Simas have completed the Pier House located in Brazil’s Saco Do Mamangua, Paraty. + Project description courtesy of Mariana Simas The “pier house” was built to house a sailboat during the week and its owners during the weekends. The alternate usage was suggested by the clients, a young couple from São […]

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Maracon Housing | Localarchitecture

Maracon Housing | Localarchitecture

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• December 5, 2009 • Comments (3)

In Maracon, Switzerland, it is a beautiful and contemporary house by Swiss architectural practice Localarchitecture sitting in the Swiss countryside, it was designed to respect the morphology and scale of the other constructions in the village. The project is inspired from traditional architectural forms and codes and is reinterpreted to the use of the building […]

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House Van Colen | Compagnie-O architecten

House Van Colen | Compagnie-O architecten

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• December 4, 2009 • Comments (0)

Belgium architectural firm Compagnie-O architecten recently has completed the House Van Colen in Wingene, Belgium. The house is beautifully sited in the Flemish countryside with the minimum impact to the existing topography. Due to its condition, the living spaces was organized on the first floor which connected by a bridge from the street, while having […]

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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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