Tag: Timber

Cliff House \ Scott Allen Architecture

Cliff House \ Scott Allen Architecture

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tucked against the wall of a natural cliff and right on the water’s edge in Gig Harbor, Washington, this project answered the unique challenges of its site. The footprint for the new structure replaces an old guest house and boathouse, and was limited in its size by an agreement through a regulatory process. The design […]

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Chalet \ RBCH architects

Chalet \ RBCH architects

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• March 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in a residential area in Château d’Oex, this new building was thought as a replacement for the former house whose size and outer layer failed to meet present day standards for a family home. The structure of this new building is made of poles and beams as a reference to the local traditional chalet. […]

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New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

New Valer Church \ OOIIO Architecture

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• March 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

A few years ago, the inhabitants of Valer, an quiet Norwegian village not too far from Oslo, surrounded by forests and close to the Swedish border, watched how sadly their ancient wooden church was on fire and got totally destroyed. This is why at the end of 2011, they decided to invite architects from all […]

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House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (1)

The house, situated on a beautiful lot at the edge of the forest, consists of two different volumes: an L-shaped base on which an oblong volume balances. Together they form a sculpture which resembles a fallen tree on a pile of earth. The public functions of the house are situated in the L-shaped base. The […]

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BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG + Architectural Nexus + Dunn Associates + VBFA + Envision Engineering + Big D design the winning proposal for the renovation and expansion of Kimball Art Center in Park City, projected for completion by Mid-2015. The Kimball Art Center, home to Sundance House during the Annual Sundance Film Festival, invited an international group of […]

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Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

The internal space of this monastic creation turns out to be the prime factor in the intervention since this space is recovered as a staged union of three public rooms, which allow a synthetic knowledge of the constructive process of the monastic complex. To achieve this, the original volumes are recovered by means of new […]

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The Metropol Parasol \ Film by Arup

The Metropol Parasol \ Film by Arup

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• February 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Metropol Parasol was designed by Architect, J. MAYER H., with engineering consulting from Arup. The Metropol Parasol is one of the largest wooden structures in the world and was completed in April 2011. It has become a new centre for Seville. Arup‘s positive influence on the world is explored in a film about Metropol […]

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Garden Home \ in.it.studios

Garden Home \ in.it.studios

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• January 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

A Garden Home – The Modern, Spacious & Affordable 21st Century solution to the ‘Granny Annexe’ The site – the rear of a detached home in Kent, England, offers a unique contemporary living space for a couple who required additional room for elderly loved ones. The 2 bedroom home provides 98 sq/m of independent living […]

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Incubadora Social ITESM-Bancomer \ SHINE Architecture

Incubadora Social ITESM-Bancomer \ SHINE Architecture

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (3)

This refurbishment intends to offer a new quality-based, morphological-exploration for a social entrepreneurship incubator in a low-income area in León, Guanajuato, México. The initiative of these social interventions is lead by two main institutions: Tecnológico de Monterrey (one of the best private universities in México) and Bancomer (one of the main banks of the country). […]

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Contemporary yet Sustainable Guest House \ in.it.studios

Contemporary yet Sustainable Guest House \ in.it.studios

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• December 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

in.it.studios does perfection. Another project complete, another success story to tell. In the beautiful location of Oxford, one of our clients required a garden room with a fitted kitchen and bathroom; accompanied with a large decking area. This particular garden studio is perfect for two main purposes: All year round Guest House A relaxing space […]

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