ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 9. 21. 09:58
Architects： DnA Location： Ordos, Inner Mongolia Project team： Tiantian Xu，Guillaume Aubry，Yingnan Chen Program： Museum Client： Ordos Jiangyuan Water Engineering Co. Ltd Design year： 2005-2006 Construction year： 2006-2007 Site area： 420 sqm Building area： 270 sqm Photographs： Savoye/Ruogu Zhou, Iwan Baan Ordos Art Museum is the first building of Ordos’ new civic center on a stretch of sand dunes ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 7. 31. 09:30
Architect: Fearon Hay Architects Location: Closeburn Station, Queenstown, New Zealand Constructed Area: 100 sqm Project Year: 2008 Photographs: Patrick Reynolds The mountain retreat is a small structure set within a high country station occupying 1,300 hectares on the south facing shores of Lake Wakatipu, Central Otago. This region of New Zealand is also known as the Southern Lakes. It is an alp..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 6. 23. 08:30
spanish architecture studio menis arquitectos has been awarded 1st prize for the design of the auditorium and congress center in morro jable. the center is located on a rocky hillside right above the beaches south fuerteventura. the building will be embedded into the terrain, emerging from within the rocks. the design of the whole structure has been deliberately textured, coloured and finished t..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 4. 28. 08:00
Architects: Studio NminusOne Location: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Client: Marc Morisset Construction Year: 2005 Contractor: Michael McGillion Engineering: David Strandberg and C. A. Boom Photographs: Studio NminusOne The Khyber Ridge house was commissioned by a professional snowboarder. The strategy takes its cue from the intimate engagement of a shredder following the line of a mountain..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 3. 22. 09:30
Architects: Bernard Quirot & Olivier Vichard Location: Buillon, France Collaborator: Delphine Tempesta Structure: FDI, François Durant Constructed Area: 135 sqm Photographs: Nicolas Waltefaugle Located in a small village 10 kilometers south of Besançon, the main town of the region « Franche Comté », this house was built far from the center of the village, up on the hill which dominates the river..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 3. 16. 12:40
Architect: Paulo Henrique Paranhos Location: Brasilia, Brazil Collaborators: Eder Alencar, Ana Carolina Vaz Project year: 2005-2007 Constructed Area: 2,600 sqm Structure: Yasser Vasconcelos Installations: Promap Photographs: Joana França, Tao Arquitetura and Telmo Ximenes A neighborhood in constant changes where buildings are adapting their destination to commerce and service, this building show..
Landscape 2009. 3. 4. 10:00
Project: Turistroute in Eggum Location: Eggum, Norway Typology: Turistroute/landscape Scope: Concurrent design Size: 5500 m2 Client: Norwegian Public Roads Administration Schedule: 2007 In winter 2004 Snøhetta won the concurrent design at Eggum, which is part of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration’s E10 tourist route project through the dramatic and beautiful landscape of Lofoten. The task..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2009. 2. 9. 09:00
Architect: Camilo Restrepo Arquitectos Location: Madellin, Colombia Collaborators: Juliana Montoya, Lucio Luque, Diana Rodriguez, Jorge Buitrago Constructed Area: 700 sqm Contractor: Juan Carlos Tabares, German Zapata, Juan Gonzalo Sanin Project year: 2006 Construction year: 2008 Photographs: Camilo Restrepo 7 considerations for a house on the andes tropic 1. on the placement The house swims thr..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 11. 19. 18:11
Esta nueva sinagoga reúne un santuario, escuela y biblioteca, y sirve como extensión de Park Synagogue en Cleveland Heights, diseñada por Eric Mendelsohn en 1950. El edificio es una caja muy simple de la que surgen el santuario y dos enormes marquesinas que constituyen los accesos al hall de doble altura en un gesto de brazos abiertos. Dicho hall sirve como muelle entre el santuario de formas re..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 11. 8. 15:15
The following images and text are courtesy FS + SG | Fotografia de Arquitectura for Paulo David's Centro das Artes | Casa das Mudas on Portugal's Madeira island. The text below is excerpted from photographer Fernando Guerra's essay, "A Short Stay" in Centro das Artes | Casa das Mudas. Click on images at left for larger color views. To have the opportunity to photograph one of the most recognized..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 11. 6. 09:19
David Chipperfield Architects have completed the Liangzhu Culture Museum at Hangzhou, China. The museum, which will house a collection of archaeological findings from the Liangzhu period, is part of a new garden town called Liangzhu Cultural Village. The museum is composed of four parallel bar-shaped volumes, clad in Iranian travertine. The following is from David Chipperfield Architects: – Lian..
Furniture&Object 2008. 10. 10. 00:12
A solo exhibition by British designer Max Lamb has opened at Johnson Trading Gallery in New York, featuring a new series of furniture cut from solid rock. The rock chairs are made of a stone called Delaware Bluestone. Top image: Delaware Bluestone Chair (no. 1 ). Above: La Cernia Table The exhibition runs until 7 November at Johnson Trading Gallery, 490 Greenwich Street, New York 10013. Above: D..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 17. 18:29
Architects: King Roselli Architetti Client: Pontificial Lateran University Location: Rome, Italy Collaborators: Giandomenico Florio, Ulich Grosse, Christina Hoffmann, Arianna Nobile, Enrica Testi, Katia Scarioni, Toyohiko Yamaguchi Project chief: Andrea Ricci Building cost: 7m Euros Interior Cost: 1m Euros Materials: Concrete Project Start: 2004 Project Complete: 2006 Photographers: Santi Caleca..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 31. 16:47
HOK has released the first images of its dynamic design for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s new British Embassy building in Jakarta. The 3,800 m² scheme is designed over three levels and is located on a 1.5 hectare site in central Jakarta. The project is due to complete in 2011. The design, expressed in a spiralling form, folds around a central protected courtyard and twists up and outward..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 26. 18:43
Architect: Giancarlo Mazzanti Collaborators: Andres Sarmiento, Juan Manuel Gil, Freddy Pantoja, Camilo Mora, Pedro Saa, Alejandro Pina, Ivan Ucros, Gustavo Vasquez Location: Santo Domingo, Colombia Project Year: 2005 Construction Year: 2007 Constructed Area: 5500 sqm Concrete Structure: Sergio Tobon Steel Structure: Alberto Ashner Photographs: Sergio Gomez Background and needs The Project is loc..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 7. 24. 09:12
Low-Income Housing with Heart It has been a crucial question for ages: how best to house low-income people in densely populated urban environments. As the world becomes more crowded and urbanised, the matter grows increasingly urgent. Eve Kushner reports. Has anyone come up with a solution to embrace the problem of high-density housing wholeheartedly? Many experiments have failed, and some have ..