ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 6. 23. 16:44
New York architects Axis Mundi have designed a retrofit façade for an office building in Barcelona that replicates rippled water. Designed for a bottled water brand, the facade will be made of a polymer composite and suspended on a steel truss attached to the existing building. Here’s some more information from the architects: h2o Barcelona, Spain (New York, NY) 2010 – Our firm has been retained..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 6. 16. 11:30
Architects: Klab architecture Location: Plateia Theatrou, Psiri, Athens, Greece Design team: Konstantinos Labrinopoulos, Miltos Farmakis Area: 150m2 Completion date: 2007 photos: Babis Louizidis ‘Guru Bar’ was one of the first bars to open in the central area of Psiri in Athens at a time when the neighbourhood was beginning to be transformed into a vibrant cultural area. The rebuilding of the di..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 4. 22. 11:30
Architects: 3XN Location: Middelfart, Denmark Client: Trekantens Ejendomsselskab A/S Engineering: COWI Landscape Architects: Schønherr Project Area: 5,000 sqm Competition Year: 2005 Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Adam Mørk 3XNs visionary and empathetic winning proposal unites the Middelfart savings Bank’s high ambitions for their new head office. The building must ensure a perfect environment f..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 4. 15. 09:10
Lace Apartments by Ofis Arhitekti The location of the apartment block is in the centre of Nova Gorica (population 32.000) – Nova Gorica is situated in the west of Slovenia, adjacent the Slovene – Italian border. It lies 92 meters above sea level. The town has also very specific climate conditions – it is renowned is the hottest town in Slovenia in summer and very strong winds in winter. The obje..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 4. 13. 08:57
This is a housing project of 11 units for one person that built in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto. This architecture is built in the alley of Nishioji-Hachijo, where the town houses of about 100 years of old slightly remain. An open space is arranged on the alley side of the site. A street garden is arranged in the center of the architecture. It connects the open space to the courtyard of the north side nei..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 4. 11. 03:30
Client Private Investor Architect: Future Systems Services Engineers: Arup Structural Engineers:Arup Quantity Surveyors: Savant Cladding Consultant: Billings Design Associates Completion: 2008 Architects Future Systems have completed the facade of a building on Oxford Street in London. The project involved adding an extra floor to the existing building and two new facades. The faceted glass surf..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 4. 8. 11:25
The Salon Mittermeier hair salon in Linz by Austrian architects Xarchitekten features a facade with a “three-dimensional architectural (hair) wave”. Completed last year, the store front is composed of waterjet-cut, laminated profiles arranged along the facade to create an undulating wave. Photos are by David Schreyer. Here’s some more information from Xarchitekten: – Hairstyle Interface Salon Mi..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 4. 3. 17:30
Volúmenes esenciales y voladizos audaces. Gramática distributiva casta y juegos de formas plásticas. También, un ejemplo impecable de propuesta constructiva. Es la Casa Capece Venanzi en Giulianova, nacida del entusiamo y de la sintonía, muchas veces declarada, entre el comitente y el arquitecto. La vivienda recientemente terminada constituye un signo de calidad en el paisaje que la contiene, en..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 3. 24. 16:32
Architect: McBride Charles Ryan - Rob McBride & Debbie-Lyn Ryan Location: Melbourne, Australia Project year: 2007 Photographs: Trevor Mein This is a new 4 storey building located in a largely pedestrian lane (Ridgway place) at the East end of Melbourne’s CBD. Dominant in the lane is the historic Melbourne Club wall and the gigantic plane trees emanating from the Melbourne Club Garden which ar..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 3. 24. 13:26
Architects: Murtinho y Asociados Arquitectos Location: Calle Holanda Nº64, Providencia, Santiago, Chile Client: Los Héroes Caja Compensación Architect in Charge: Santiago Raby Pinto Collaborators: Miguel Angel Contreras Ch. y Alejandra López Contractor: ALTIUS Refurbishment Area: 3.350 sqm Photographs: Pedro Mutis Johnson CONTEXT The challenge was the rehabilitation of a ‘70s building for a new ..
Pavilion&Installation 2010. 3. 4. 09:00
Temporarer Pavillon fur die skulptur projekte munster 2007. Der ?Vorplatz“ des ehem. archaologischen Museums erhalt fur die Zeit der Ausstellung eine temporare Platzgestaltung und einen Pavillon als Unterbringung einiger zentraler Servicebereiche (Infopoint, PDA-Ausgabe, Katalogverkauf und einen thematischen Bookshop). Der geplante Pavillon funktioniert als eine Art ?urbane Weiche“ - ein bewegli..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 2. 12. 13:32
Architect: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Location: Silkeborg, Denmark Ingeneering: The DAI Group Contractor: SKANSKA Danmark A/S Project Year: 2005 Construction Year: 2006-2007 Constructed Area: 3,700 sqm Photographs: SHL The project – centred on a 19th-century paper mill - was commended for the simplicity of the design, characterised by the choice of materials as well as the successful trans..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 1. 21. 10:02
Architects: Vaillo + Irigaray / Antonio Vaillo + Juan Luis Irigaray Location: Navarra, Spain Project manager: Daniel Galar Irurre, architect Rigger: Pacho Jiménez Structure: Tadeo Errea- LANDABE Engineer: Luis Miguel Navarro Lighting: Anton Aman - ALS LIGHTING Facades: VITROCSA Client: Restaurante Marisol Project year: 2007 Photographs: Vaillo + Irigaray The organizational scheme is due to simil..
Pavilion&Installation 2010. 1. 7. 08:00
Architect: Li Xiaodong/atelier Location: Pinghe, Fujian, China Project Area: 240 sqm Budget: RMB650,000 Project Year: 2008-2009 Photographs: Li Xiaodong Located at a remote village, Fujian Province in China, the project does not only provides a physical function – a school + a bridge, but also presents a spiritual centre. The main concept of the design is to enliven an old community (the village..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2009. 12. 14. 15:00
PROJECT 53 Albert Street CLIENT Nettleton Tribe Architects LOCATION Brisbane, QLD, Australia ARTIST Jennifer Marchant ARTWORK TITLE Landlines ART MANAGEMENT Urban Art Projects YEAR 2008 Jennifer Marchant's map installation of Cunningham's Gap and the Main Range veils three elevations of a car park, creating a pedestrian viewpoint of the view to the south. They wrap counter clockwise around the s..