Tag: Landscape architecture

Dedication ceremony for the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space

Dedication ceremony for the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space

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• October 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

Located in the desert-like landscape of New Mexico, Spaceport will be the first building of its kind in the world. Its design aims to articulate the thrill of space travel for the first space tourists while making a minimal impact on the environment. Viewed from space, the terminal evokes Virgin Galactic’s brand logo of the […]

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P-K House \ Pichler & Traupmann Architekten

P-K House \ Pichler & Traupmann Architekten

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• September 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

The P-K House is oriented north-south and located in a setting in southern Burgenland that has an agricultural character which it was wished to preserve. The approach driveway from the road comes from the north-west and is incised into the terrain. It starts with an embankment on both sides and is then flanked by a […]

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Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia | FILTER architecture

Historical Park of Medieval Bosnia | FILTER architecture

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• August 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design was prompted by the idea of an exibition space forming an integral point of the large Kamberovic Park alongside the River Bosna, in the centre of the town of Zenica. The concept was based on a deterministic approach to history – as a series of causes and consequences, while avoiding falling into a […]

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Villas Finestre in Ixtapa | CC Arquitectos

Villas Finestre in Ixtapa | CC Arquitectos

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• August 4, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Ixtapa, Mexico, CC Arquitectos has completed the Finestre Villas housing project which comprises 8 units of villa ranging from 500 to 1000 square meters. The project is sited on a ridge in the Pacific coast in Guerrero state, and designed to integrate with the topography of the site. + Project credits / data Villas […]

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Eagle Nest Hut - wind power | Piero Ceratti

Eagle Nest Hut – wind power | Piero Ceratti

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• August 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Piero Ceratti developed a concept design for a mountain hut/shelter powered by wind turbines. This alpine hut can be installed in very extreme site, it minimize the point of contact with the rocky ground. the main structure consists of 4 wooden arcs anchored to the rock with 8 steel base plates, secondary structure is realized […]

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Summer Retreat Fuglevik | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Summer Retreat Fuglevik | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Reiulf Ramstad Architects has completed a summer retreat located in Fuglevik, Norway. The house is designed around the concept of a mono-view, meaning that the house opens up to the landscape in one direction only. This gives the entire indoor experience a sense of unambiguous orientation and intensifies the sense of bringing the landscape into […]

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Fagerborg Kindergarden | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Fagerborg Kindergarden | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Architecture should always strive to create ruptures in our perceptual framework of reference. Shapes, transitions and materials that disrupt our categorical glance will always heighten our awareness of these elements and bring back a sense of wonder to perception. It is a matter of opening up for instances of disclosure, epiphany and natural belonging in […]

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Vasquez Rocks Interpretive Center | Brooks + Scarpa architects

Vasquez Rocks Interpretive Center | Brooks + Scarpa architects

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• July 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

We believe that environmental sustainability, economic concerns, and quality design are not mutually exclusive. A symbiotic relationship exists between them, which results in new discoveries and spatial qualities that nurture people. The Interpretive Center is designed to tread lightly on the earth and meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future […]

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Extension of the National Maritime Museum | C.F. Møller Architects

Extension of the National Maritime Museum | C.F. Møller Architects

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

C. F. Møller Architects has designed the extension of The National Maritime Museum in London, Britain’s seventh largest tourist attraction and part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. The new wing, called The Sammy Ofer Wing – named after the international shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer, who has funded most of £36.5m extension […]

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Contemporary Garden Studios | in.it.studios

Contemporary Garden Studios | in.it.studios

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• July 5, 2011 • Comments (2)

Set in the rural forests of England, the cedar clad ‘guest house’ is nestled amongst the trees as if it belongs there. Yet the bold lines, and Bauhaus-esque appearance create a contemporary abode, identifying its 21st Century construction. The Garden Room is the latest of designs by in.it.studios, whom are setting the way forward for […]

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