autor/autor Mathias Klotz (Klotz&Asociados) colaboradores/colaborators baltasar sanchez / carolina pedroni / m iguel rossi ing. calculista/engineers patricio stagno ano de construccion/construction date 2005 fecha termino/completion date 2006 Superficie de terreno/terrain surface 800 m2 Superficie construida/built surface 300 m2 ubicacion/location punta del este, uruguay La Casa La Roca es un re..
Zoran Radivojevic (Cazenove Architects) wowed the judges to take first place in the Robin Hood Gardens competition with his treatment of the buildings as giant carcasses. Explore Radivojevic's design in more depth. What the architect says… In the 'City through Buildings' proposition the Robin Hood Gardens are seen as a s structure of cumulated encapsulated social and physical energies, a previou..
Casa 11 Mujeres by Mathias Klotz Photographer Cristobal Palma has sent us these images of Casa 11 Mujeres (Eleven Women House), a cliff-top house near Santiago in Chile by architect Mathias Klotz. Designed as a holiday home to accommodate a family with eleven daughters, the house is built on a 45 degree slope. “ELEVEN WOMAN” house is a vacation home at Beranda. It stands on a site sloping down t..
King Abdulaziz Center for Knowledge and Culture by Snøhetta June 27th, 2008 Construction has begun in Saudi Arabia on the King Abdulaziz Centre for Knowledge and Culture by Norwegian architects Snøhetta (via Bustler via Dezain). The centre, commissioned by Saudi oil giant Aramco and designed to “reflect the history of oil in Saudi Arabia” - will incorporate a museum, library, theatre and cinema...
PRIVATE MUSEUM Museum. México City. 2007 The challenge of this visionary project is that it will become the first Art Museum in Mexico city with such an avant garde form, breaking by this with all the paradigms in our country. It will also create a state-of-the-art facility to house and display artwork that meets the standard of International Art Institutions. There will be an auditorium, librar..
Studio Dror design statement - Nurai: On an island of limited proportions, how is it possible to realize a measure of solitude among a community of users? Even with amenities “swept under the carpet,” the fact of other individuals interrupts the expectation of being languorously alone. The carpet is an elegant and simple solution and native to the arts and crafts tradition of the Persian Gulf. W..
The design, in collaboration with British firm Dynamic Architecture Group, will be premiered in two locations: Moscow and Dubai which were chosen for very different reasons. Dubai was Fisher’s first choice for the tower. He said: “Dubai is a city of the future and I think that the building of the future should be in the city of the future.” He took inspiration from UAE Vice President and Dubai r..