Tag: Waterfront architecture

Avis Magica - The Magic Bird  \ ARMARADA

Avis Magica – The Magic Bird \ ARMARADA

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

People are birds not seen, with wings raised within, knocking , floating, hovering, in cleaner air – which is the thought Nichita Stanescu, romanian writer The contest – The theme was based on the iconic landmarks of various cities: Paris – Eiffel Tower, Sydney – Sydney Opera House etc. Competitors had to design a specific […]

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Tender2 by Royal Botania Pop Up Hotel

Tender2 by Royal Botania Pop Up Hotel

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• July 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

The Tender2 by Royal Botania, a pop-up hotel on the sunny shores of Knokke-Heist (Belgium). The ultimate retreat, which returns for year two with a new name, features outdoor luxury furniture from the Belgian brand including its iconic Wave and Surf hammocks. The basic concept remains the same: guests can enjoy the ultimate in luxury, […]

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UN City \ 3XN

UN City \ 3XN

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• July 5, 2013 • Comments (1)

3XN recently has completed the UN City in Copenhagen. 3XN has created the staircase as a dramatic spatial sculpture, which is to be seen as a symbol of the UN’s work to create dialogue, interaction and positive encounters between people in all parts of the world. + Description from 3XN The new regional head office of […]

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2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico and Spain-based architectural firm sanzpont [arquitectura] won the 2nd place of the competition for Cancun City Basilica, Santa Maria del Mar. + Design statement from Sanzpont arquitectura Design Concept Santa Maria del Mar is one of the oldest virgin avocations. She isn’t related to any apparition; instead she relates with the need that marines […]

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MuCEM \ Rudy Ricciotti

MuCEM \ Rudy Ricciotti

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• June 4, 2013 • Comments (1)

La Cité de l’Architecture in Paris organizes, in partnership with Lafarge, the exhibition “Ricciotti, Architecte“, will take place next week in Marseille European capital of culture 2013. Thirty iconic projects recounting the creative adventure of a pioneer and ambassador of concrete. + All images © Lafarge Media Library – Charles Plumey-Faye

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Bloom - An Aquatic farm for phytoplankton culture \ Sitbon Architectes

Bloom – An Aquatic farm for phytoplankton culture \ Sitbon Architectes

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• March 30, 2013 • Comments (2)

Nothing was made of big which wasn’t an exaggerated hope. Jules Verne The water is going to redefine our future. By 2050, its level will get sixteen centimeters more than today and Asia is planned to be very affected by this phenomenon. Conceived to be first installed in Indian Ocean, Bloom is an initiation of […]

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Museum for Underwater Antiquities by sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

Museum for Underwater Antiquities by sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

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• March 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS won the 4th Prize on the Architectural Competition Redesign of the existing cereals’ stock house building facilities (SILO) and its surrounding open space into a Museum for Underwater Antiquities and Regeneration of part of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Coastal Zone – transformation into an open public space for outdoor […]

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Clarion Hotel and Congress Trondheim \ Space Group

Clarion Hotel and Congress Trondheim \ Space Group

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• February 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Space Group is nominated for ‘best hotels and resorts’ in Architizer A+ awards for their hotel Clarion Hotel and Congress Trondheim – opened April 2012. + Architect’s statement by Space Group THE CHOICE OF THE STARS Space Group is an internationally architecture office with offices in Oslo and Sao Paulo. Our favourite assignments are complex and challenging […]

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House R in Hamptons \ ABIBOO Architecture

House R in Hamptons \ ABIBOO Architecture

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• January 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by ABIBOO Architecture, this 17,000 sq. ft. (1.600 m2) villa is located in a privileged area in the South-Hamptons with the sea surrounding the plot on two 2 different sides. The house belongs to a couple who uses the house during the summer with their relatives and friends. The family’s passion for boats inspires […]

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SERVICES BUILDING in Nautical sports area \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

SERVICES BUILDING in Nautical sports area \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

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• December 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The port of Barbate, a few miles from Cape Trafalgar, is the nearest sheltered point in the coast near the western side of the Strait of Gibraltar, and anchorage area prior to pass of the strait. In the western side of the port is situated the nautical-sports area, based on docks that protect the sea […]

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