Tag: Landscape architecture

Secret Garden \ Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

Secret Garden \ Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The proposed house is situated in the outer suburbs of Nicosia surrounded by the endless tranquility of the majestic agricultural terrains. Inspired by the existing topography of the area, form and landscape interweave into one hybrid structure, allowing for multi-layered programme, views and landscape to co-exist harmoniously. The proposal was perceived, taking into consideration the […]

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Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The owner of the arsenal wanted to convert this former Swiss army building, constructed during the Second World War, into a habitable space. Architect Ralph Germann’s transformation involved inserting a glass cube into the old structure, an option which meant he didn’t have to touch the patina of the walls, and was able to preserve […]

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House D Nuglar \ HHF Architects

House D Nuglar \ HHF Architects

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• September 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

The view is one of a kind. You might imagine you‘re in South America or upstate New York, and it is really hard to believe that Basel is just 25 minutes away. As the last house to be built in Nuglar, in the canton of Solothurn, House D is privileged. It is oriented parallel to […]

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Guest House Ancram \ HHF Architects and Ai Weiwei

Guest House Ancram \ HHF Architects and Ai Weiwei

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Three years after completion of the main house, the owners of the Tsai Residence approached the HHF team and Ai Weiwei to commission a guesthouse. The guesthouse brief posited three main elements: a bedroom, a workroom and a gallery for the two collectors’ art. One simple and highly effective gesture – a Y-shaped ground plan […]

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Redtory Factory Silo \ Pelizzi Architettura

Redtory Factory Silo \ Pelizzi Architettura

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

The existing circular silo structure emerging form a pond triggers the idea of a water garden inhabited by aquatic plants. Circular as lotus leaves, four volumes are stacked up within the silo; circular isles and green areas define the external spaces. As in a natural pond where reeds emerge form the shallow water, the emerging […]

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Paläon Research and Experience Centre \ Holzer Kobler Architekturen

Paläon Research and Experience Centre \ Holzer Kobler Architekturen

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• July 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Holzer Kobler Architekturen, in collaboration with pbr AG, Generalplaner and Topotek1, Landschaftsarchitektur, has completed the Paläon Research and Experience Centre. + Description from Holzer Kobler Architekturen The Schöningen Spears, approximately 300,000 years old, are the oldest preserved hunting weapons of mankind discovered until now. Visible from far away, the sculptural building of the PALÄON now […]

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RIBA EU AWARD: Municipal Auditorium of Teulada by Francisco Mangado

RIBA EU AWARD: Municipal Auditorium of Teulada by Francisco Mangado

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mangado y Asociados in Pamplona is pleased to announce that Francisco Mangado’s Municipal Auditorium of Teulada has won the RIBA EU Award, an honor bestowed by the Royal Institute of British Architects on buildings outside the United Kingdom but within the European Union. The Teulada Auditorium is one of nine projects selected for the award. […]

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Competition Entry: Taichung City Cultural Centre \ Maxthreads Architectural Design & Planning

Competition Entry: Taichung City Cultural Centre \ Maxthreads Architectural Design & Planning

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• June 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

Taichung City Cultural Centre defines the northern arrival gateway to Taichung Gateway Park, providing a public hub to the overall master plan. As the entry sequence into urban fabric, our proposal reflects the New City’s philosophy of combining nature and innovative technology. The Taichung City Cultural Centre portrays our vision as the threshold for Taichung […]

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Trento - Redevelopment of Malga Fosse \ Organic Scapes and Architecture

Trento – Redevelopment of Malga Fosse \ Organic Scapes and Architecture

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Organic Scapes and Architecture in collaboration with Chiara Marchionni and Luca Vernocchi to design the Trento – Redevelopment of Malga Fosse as a competition entry for Comune di Siror – Trento – Italy. The concept design proposal is based on the social aspect that defines every manufactured product within its geographical scope. This social aspect […]

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Tunnel Monitoring Complex Hausmannstaetten \ Dietger Wissounig Architekten

Tunnel Monitoring Complex Hausmannstaetten \ Dietger Wissounig Architekten

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• May 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

The large complex of buildings nestled on level ground along the new Hausmannstaetten bypass road covers three functions: tunnel control centre, central repair shop and road maintenance depot. In order to keep the intrusion to a minimum, the building was interpreted as part of the landscape. It follows the course of the road and the […]

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