Architects: Jose Maria Saez and David Barragan Client: Desiree Marin Location: La Morita, Tumbaco, Quito-Ecuador Collaborators: Alejandra Andrade Builder: Jaime Quinga Prefabricated Elements: Hector Sanchez Engineering: Cesar Izurieta Material Aspect: concrete, wood, glass Status: Complete: 2006 Photographers: Raed Gindeya, Jose Maria Saez Bearing Flowerpots A garden and a client without fear. A..
We´ve seen tons of pictures of both the exterior and the inner court of Herzog & de Meuron’s bird nest in Beijing during the Olympics. But what we haven’t seen is the intermediate space inside the nest fibers, a space which looked amazing on the early renderings. But thanks to Edgar Gonzalez, we can see the colorful inners of the Bird’s Nest through Manuel Ocaña’s Flickr. Pictures after the break.
Prisma Engineering Headquarter location: Graz, Styria, Austria client: Prisma Engineering architecture: SPLITTERWERK projektteam: Irene Berto, Mark Blaschitz, Erika Brunnermayer, Marius Ellwanger, Hannes Freiszmuth, Johann Grabner, Edith Hemmrich, Ute Himmelberg, Bernhard Kargl, Benjamin Nejedly, Josef Roschitz, Maik Rost, Ingrid Somitsch project management: Ingenos Ziviltechniker GmbH, Rudolf E..
Architects: Boyd Cody Architects - Sinead Bourke, Dermot Boyd, Peter Cody, James Corbett, Ryan Kennihan Location: Rathmines, Dublin 6, Ireland Programme: Residential House Engineer: John Casey Site Area: 121.5 sqm Constructued Area: 110 sqm Budget: 250,000 EURO (US $394,900) Design & Construction: 2004-2005 External Materials: Brick, Satin Anodised Aluminium Windows Interior Materials: White Oak..
Name: Nazca, Peruvian Restaurant Architects: Giancarlo Mazzanti and Paula Galarza Collaborators: Sergio Garzón, Alberto Aranda, Diana Vásquez Contractor: Jaime Pizarro Design: 2003 Construction: 2004 section AA The project is located on the new T zone in Bogota, Colombia. The program is divided in two zone: snacks, bar and VIP on the 2nd floor, dining and kitchen on the first floor. The project ..
Architects: wHY Architecture Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Client: Grand Rapids Art Museum Area: 125.000sqf Construction start: 2004 Completion: 2007 General contractors: Rockford / Pepper Construction Concrete contractor: Grand River Construction Structural Engineer: Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners Environmental Engineer: Atelier Ten / Design Plus, Inc. Lighting Consultant: Isometrix L..
Architect: Marcio Kogan Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Design Year: 2006 Construction Year: 2007 Co-author: Bruno Gomes, Bruno Guedes Collaborators: Diana Radomysler, Oswaldo Pessano, Renata Furlanetto, Samanta Cafardo, Suzana Glogowski, Lair Reis, Carolina Castroviejo, Eduardo Glycerio, Maria Cristina Motta, Gabriel Kogan, Mariana Simas Client: Vitra Site Area: 504 sqm Constructed Area: 250 sqm Co..
Tezuka Architects have designed a hillside studio-house in Ushimado, Japan. The house has a total floor area of 152 square metres. Photographs are by Katsuhisa Kida. Lighting design by Masahide Kakudate Lighting Architect & Associates. Construction by Fujiki Koumuten.
Israeli architects SO Architecture have designed the Yehiam Memorial Hall at Kibbutz Yehiam, Israel. The memorial commemorates Israelis killed in the area around Yehiam during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. Yehiam Memorial Hall On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the convoy to Yechiam, the memorial site for those who were killed in the convoy, and for the fallen Kibbutz members, that is in a ..
Architects: Promontorio Architecture Location: Mora, Alentejo, Portugal Project Team: Joao Perloiro, Joao Luis Ferreira, Paulo Perloiro, Paulo Martins Barata, Pedro Appleton Collaborators: J. Cancela, A. Braga, R. Correia, S. Reis, R. Henriques Client: Municipalidad de Mora Contractor: Teixeira Duarte, SA Site Area: 17 Ha Constructed Area: 3.000 sqm Construction year: 2004-2006 Budget: US $3,000..