Tag: Waterfront architecture

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG + Raymond Jungles + Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates + Esrawe + Desimone + HNGS, transform the Coconut Grove Waterfront with twisting towers in South Florida, USA. The Grove at Grand Bay residences, located on the former site of the Grand Bay Hotel and just minutes from key areas including the airport, downtown […]

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Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of Keelung’s harbor master plan, where the mountain meets the sea. Keelung is a gateway that through its history, climate and the customs of its inhabitants, is predestined to make use of its exterior space. For this reason, we decided instead of planning the building as an […]

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New Contemporary Art Museum \ Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

New Contemporary Art Museum \ Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

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• November 4, 2012 • Comments (1)

This proposal for the New Contemporary Art Museum (NCAM) in Buenos Aires embodies the city’s dynamic cultural vibrancy. The building sits along the Rio de la Plata, plugging into the internationally influenced urban context as an architectural artifact representing the city itself. The design provides various exhibition and gathering spaces for both programmed and passive […]

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Oslo's Astrup Fearnley Museum reopens

Oslo’s Astrup Fearnley Museum reopens

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• September 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Contemporary Art is to reopen on 29 September in Tjuvholmen, the newest arts district of Oslo. Daylight in Norway, particularly in the winter months, is precious. With this in mind, we designed a roof system that allows as much winter sun in as possible and, through a series of layers, […]

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WATER VILLAGE- SHARJAH \ Office of Architecture

WATER VILLAGE- SHARJAH \ Office of Architecture

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• September 24, 2012 • Comments (2)

Introduction: At the northern edge of the emirate of Dubai, lies the neighboring emirate and city of Sharjah. Historically one of the wealthiest towns in the region and an important trading centre due to its strategic location in the gulf. While Dubai’s economy is mainly focused on free trade, finance, and tourism, Sharjah plays an […]

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Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The monumental, abstract shape of the wall, which is made of local oak wood, separates fantasy from reality. When the audience enters the building, they move from a natural landscape into the realm of the perform-ing arts. ALA Architects The Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand by the young Finnish office ALA Architects represents this […]

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Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

Competition entry: Ullswater Yacht Club \ PARKDESIGNED

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

This design was fora new clubhouse at Ullswater Yacht club, it was a design competition run by the RIBA. The concept reflects the calmness and fluidity of the lake in its shape, in particular in its cross section, suggesting a strong reference to the curve of a boat or yacht’s hull. Modern boat construction methods […]

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Dongjiang Harbor Master Plan Competition \ Holm Architecture Office + Archiland Beijing

Dongjiang Harbor Master Plan Competition \ Holm Architecture Office + Archiland Beijing

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• July 9, 2012 • Comments (2)

This is the competition entry by HAO / Holm Architecture Office and Archiland Beijing for Dongjiang Harbor Master Plan. The Dongjiang Master Plan site is situated within the Binhai area, 60 kilometers outside of the city of Tianjin in Northern China on a newly developed section of the coastline. The plan includes 280,000 square meters […]

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Floating Eternity - Offshore cemetery \ BREAD studio

Floating Eternity – Offshore cemetery \ BREAD studio

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• July 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

Hong Kong-based architectural firm BREAD studio has designed the “Floating Eternity” – Offshore cemetery. The proposal resolves the cemetery shortage problems the over dense city of Hong Kong is currently facing. Death is an inevitable stage which everyone needs to go through. Yet, they become the two major social challenges now in Hong Kong. With […]

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Luftfartstilsynet Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority HQ \ Space Group Architects

Luftfartstilsynet Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority HQ \ Space Group Architects

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• June 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

BUILDING a new headquarter for Luftfartstilsynet is a challenge in creating a place for an uprooted organization, transplanted from Oslo to Bodø, and in doing so, BUILDING a new office CULTURE. The site, a compact waterfront property, is hidden from its street address by the recently completed NAV building. Exploiting the one story difference between […]

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