Tag: Waterfront architecture

BIG wins "The Red Line" Waterfront Masterplan

BIG wins “The Red Line” Waterfront Masterplan

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• May 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG wins the competition to revitalize the city center of the third largest city in Finland. The invited design contest calls for a strong architectural master plan, comprising residential, commercial and cultural programme, forming a new urban area around the existing Ratina sports stadium in one of the most rapidly developing regions in Finland. BIG is […]

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The Arch in Mandal \ 3XN Architects

The Arch in Mandal \ 3XN Architects

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• May 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

Elegance and conviviality merge under The Arch in Mandal, Norway Historic white wooden houses, charming narrow streets, a river running though the center and beach and forest nearby. The town of Mandal is the essence of southern Norwegian idyll. Danish practice, 3XN, has designed the town’s new cultural center, a project which required great sensitivity […]

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HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab

HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Future Cities Lab recently completed speculative interactive proposal: HYDRAMAX. The drawings and interactive model are currently on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as part of their ‘Utopian Impulse’ show. HYDRAMAX proposes a radical rethinking of the relationship of San Francisco to its waterfront post sea-level rise as a machinic, biotic and productive […]

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Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Woods Bagot has won the international competition to design China Southern Airport City, a 988-acre (400-hectare), mixed-use development set on the Liuxi River in Guangzhou, China. The design, which totals 41 million square feet (3.8 million square meters), expands the traditional corporate headquarters to an urban scale, blending business and manufacturing uses with lifestyle and […]

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Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk

Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk

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• March 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

We all occasionally fantasize about our dream home, but few of us ever manage to make it a reality. And how does the architect himself live? In this case, the private home of architect Hans van Heeswijk led to a spacious and light-filled house full of special details. The client and architect Van Heeswijk was […]

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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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The new Dutch film museum, EYE, opens

The new Dutch film museum, EYE, opens

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• March 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

EYE, the new Dutch film museum, opens to the public on 5 April 2012 in its brand-new building designed by the Vienna-based firm Delugan Meissl Associated Architects. The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is bursting with activity in 2012. After a multi-year renovation project, the Stedelijk Museum will reopen with an eye-catching new façade. And the redevelopment […]

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Urban Redevelopment for 'Havenkwartier' \ Office Jarrik Ouburg

Urban Redevelopment for ‘Havenkwartier’ \ Office Jarrik Ouburg

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• December 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Office Jarrik Ouburg (OJO) made a plan for the urban redevelopment of the ‘Havenkwartier‘, the harbour of Deventer. Although the harbour will continue to function as a place for transhipment of goods, it has lost one of its biggest customers: the grain silo. The building dates from 1961 and was the first building in Europe […]

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Spiegel Headquarters \ Henning Larsen Architects

Spiegel Headquarters \ Henning Larsen Architects

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• December 22, 2011 • Comments (2)

The vision was to create a modern medea house for Spiegel’s employees and the surrounding city. An icon of high international standards with focus on openness, communication and transparency. Louis Becker Director and partner, Henning Larsen Architects Henning Larsen Architects has chosen a two-part composition to create hierarchy and openness on the site and has […]

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Gosta Serlachius Museum \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Gosta Serlachius Museum \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• December 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The project for the expansion of the Serlachius Museum Gösta, presents an opportunity to explore a creative relationship between the existing museum and the surrounding landscape. Through a new and distinctive poetic architectural language, where the interior unfolds as a sequence of spaces, the project develops a harmonious ensemble that blurs the boundaries between existing […]

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