Tag: Waterfront architecture

A crystalline landmark for Helsingborg | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

A crystalline landmark for Helsingborg | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• February 2, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Sweden, Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘s winning project aims to create a crystalline landmark for Helsingborg. By giving the new life to the existing city waterfront, the project consists of a 16,900 m2 congress and hotel facility and 17,100 m2 housing. It was inspired by the city’s block structure, skewed and developed from […]

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Europan 10 Competition - The Modern Castle | DEVE Architects

Europan 10 Competition – The Modern Castle | DEVE Architects

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• January 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen-based architectural firm DEVE Architects have won the Europan 10 Architecture competitions. The project was a revitalization of an industrial harbor area in Augustenborg, Denmark. The proposal primarily addresses the historical and spatial implications of building in the city with significant environmental considerations. Also visit DAC | Danish architecture center for the jury’s judgment. + […]

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Tafoni Floating Home | Joanna Borek-Clement

Tafoni Floating Home | Joanna Borek-Clement

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• January 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

San Francisco-based designer Joanna Borek-Clement has designed the Tafoni Floating Home located in Sausalito, California. This is a conceptual house designed to promote a new type of residential design, living and lifestyle. It is also a multi-purpose living pavilion that serves as a permanent house, a weekend retreat, a relaxing summer destination or a place […]

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Nordholmene – Urban Delta | COBE + SLETH MODERNISM + Polyform + Rambøll

Nordholmene – Urban Delta | COBE + SLETH MODERNISM + Polyform + Rambøll

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• January 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

Nordholmene – Urban Delta, a sustainable metropolis development project at the northern harbor area in Copenhagen, Denmark. The project is currently being developed by COBE, in collaboration with SLETH MODERNISM, Polyform and Rambøll, expected to be transformed the current northern harbor into a new Copenhagen neighborhood within the next 40 to 50 years. + Project […]

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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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Bondi to Bronte Coast Walk Extension | ASPECT Studios

Bondi to Bronte Coast Walk Extension | ASPECT Studios

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• November 9, 2009 • Comments (1)

Australian landscape design firm ASPECT Studios has completed the Bondi to Bronte Coast Walk Extension in Calga Reserve & Waverley Cemetery, Sydney NSW Australia. The walk has been designed to traverse the cemetery by elevating the boardwalk above the Eastern cliff tops, this is to minimize the damage to the cemetery monuments and heritage walls […]

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Jesolo Magica | Zaha Hadid Architects

Jesolo Magica | Zaha Hadid Architects

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• November 9, 2009 • Comments (1)

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed the Jesolo Magica shopping mall and office complex located in town of Jesolo, Italy. The project was divided into two zones that situated half way between Jesolo town center and waterfront. + Project description This year, ZAHA HADID is the leading guest architect for “Barbara Cappochin” International Biennial of Architecture […]

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Fluid - Amphibian Pavilion for Expo 2012 | Peddle Thorp Architects

Fluid – Amphibian Pavilion for Expo 2012 | Peddle Thorp Architects

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• October 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed as the concept of Fluid – Amphibian Pavilion, is the submission project by Australia-based Peddle Thorp Architects for the international competition for the Thematic Pavilion of the world expo 2012 in Yeosu, Korea. The pavilion is resolved as a vessel – a floating exhibition space that can be sailed to other cities. It aims […]

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Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• September 19, 2009 • Comments (5)

Denmark-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘ winning proposal for the international competition to design “Urban Mediaspace”, the largest public library in Scandinavia, is part of a wider plan to regenerate the old cargo docks on the harbour front in the Danish city of Aarhus. The building’s distinctive heptagonal-shape design will be a landmark in Aarhus. Urban […]

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Tjuvholmen | Kristin Jarmund Architects

Tjuvholmen | Kristin Jarmund Architects

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Norwegian firm Kristin Jarmund Architects has designed the Tjuvholmen office building located in Oslo’s waterfront, Norway. The project features the protruding vertical fins on facade facing to the water. Viewed at an angle this facade appears closed, but from head-on it opens up. + Project description courtesy of Kristin Jarmund Architects The area of Tjuvholmen, […]

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