ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 8. 6. 11:30
Architectural Team: Fletcher Crane Architects / Toby Fletcher, Ian Crane and Sam Stevens Structural Engineer: Elliott Wood/Gary Elliott, George Georgiou Building Environment and Services Engineer: Skelly and Couch/Mark Skelly, Matthew Chantzidakis Quantity Surveyor: Quantem Consulting/Dan Watson Landscape Architects: Whitelaw Turkington/Ian Turkington ‘The Loom’ is the apparatus for weaving stra..
ETC.REF./Exterior 2010. 8. 5. 08:30
The burger of San Vicente del Raspeig and enjoy the new garden vertical heights of six to be installed in the new children's library in the municipality, project architect Jose Maria Chofre. El jardín de seis pisos se sitúa en la medianera de un edificio de viviendas existente, la solución constructiva está formada por una estructura metálica cimentada sobre el depósito de hormigón utilizado par..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 7. 3. 10:00
NEW VENUE OF CHOICE IN THE MIDDLE EAST Opening in 2011, the Qatar National Convention Centre will be an unparalleled convention facility, boasting iconic design and cutting edge facilities in a world-first green-technology venue. QNCC is the first of its kind being built to the gold certification of U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED). On completion, ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 5. 9. 11:30
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a conceptual transport system that would involve airships powered by seaweed. Called Hydrogenase, the project envisages that by 2030 there could be farms in the ocean producing biofuel from seaweed and acting as hubs for the aircraft. Here’s a lot of text from Callebaut: “HYDROGENASE” ALGAE FARM TO RECYCLE CO2 FOR BIO-HYDROGEN AIRSHIP Between engi..
Landscape 2010. 5. 7. 08:30
This master-planning and landscape design study for Fingal County Council, Dublin, Ireland, addresses transformation of closed and capped landfills. The study proposes to turn the now-closed Dunsink Landfill into a civic place where visitors are exposed to multiple ecosystems and the history of the site. As an ecological and educational mechanism and a public amenity, the project proposes a new ..
Landscape 2010. 5. 6. 11:30
For Forrest Fulton Architecture’s competition proposal, the Alabama-based firm designed a 900,000 sqf biomorphic spatial surface that connects the adjacent city and the landscape. The architecture focuses on creating an urbanistic landscape that morphs the common urban element of Yerevan, the superblock, to the site, a truncated hill along the natural amphitheater of the Yerevan. This new model ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 4. 27. 14:30
Architects: Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp Location: Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia Project Team: Richard Francis-Jones, Simon Barr, Lance White, Alison Jones, Misha De Moyer, James Perry, Josephine Turner, Peter Wise Landscape Architects: Matthew Todd, Mark Brandon Structural & Façade Engineering: Taylor Thomson Whitting Contract Administrator: Altus Page Kirkland Builder: WBHO Pro Build ..
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./Architecture 2010. 4. 17. 14:30
Architect: TWS & Partners Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Principal in charge: Tonny W Suriadjaja Project team: Arianto, Budi Setiawan, Grace Dian Client: Setia Berhad Interior design: Grace Dian – TWS & Partners Constructed area: 400 sqm Design year: 2006 Construction year: 2007 Photographs: Owner’s & TWS & partners’ property THE LOCATION & CLIENT’S BRIEF This project is located at the palm co..
Landscape 2010. 4. 11. 08:30
In 2009, the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) announced a competition for its new headquarters to be built in a city near Naju, South Korea. The new KEPCO headquarters, which would include nearly 120,000 square meters of office space and public exhibition program, will constitute a major anchor point of this emerging city. KEPCO has mandated an ambitious program of objectives for the fac..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 4. 9. 16:00
Architects: Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Project Team: Renata Davi, Monica Harumi Coordinator: Dante Furlan Structural Project: OPPEA Electrical and Hydraulics Projects: Ramoska & Castellani Construction: Marcelo Szprynger Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Fran Parente The program asked by the client was a commercial space, which would be t..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 4. 6. 08:00
Villa Bio / Créditos Arquitecto principal / Architect: Enric Ruiz-Geli Estructura / Structure: Manel Raventós Diseño interior / Interior Design: Manel Soler Caralps Aparejadora /Technical Architect: Arantza Garetaonandia Estructurista / Structure Constructor: Antonio Diosdado Instalaciones / Installations: Joaquim Ribes Quintana Cubierta Natural / Natural Roof: Jardines Burés Paisajismo / Landsc..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 3. 16. 10:30
Architects: GH+A / Guillermo Hevia Location: Graneros, Chile Collaborators: Tomás Villalón, Francisco Carrión, Guillermo Hevia García, Marcela Suazo Client: Nestlé Chile S.A. Contractor: Precon S.A. Bioclimatic Consultant: Biotech Lighting: Opendark Project Area: 2,800 sqm Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Cristián Barahona, Guillermo Hevia H. & Guillermo Hevia García The new building, part of Nes..
Pavilion&Installation 2010. 3. 2. 00:18
Architects: Plan B - Felipe Mesa, Alejandro Bernal + JPRCR - Camilo Restrepo, J. Paul Restrepo Collaborators: Viviana Peña, Catalina Patiño, Carolina Gutiérrez, Lina Gil, Jorge Buitrago Location: Botanical Garden, Medellín, Colombia Client: Medellin Botanical Garden Builder: Ménsula S.A. Project start: 2005 Completion: 2006 Budget: 523 US$ / m2 Constructed Area: 4.200 sqm Materials: Wood, Steel ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2010. 3. 2. 00:11
Wall house innovates on house design, through a sustainable soft skin. This house was awarded the 2007 AR Emerging Awards and selected as one of the 2008 Record Houses by Architectural Record. Name: Wall House Location: Lampa, Santiago, Chile Completion: 2007 Project Team: FAR frohn&rojas - Marc Frohn, Mario Rojas Toledo, Amy Thoner, Pablo Guzman, Isabel Zapata Structural Planning Wood: Ingewag ..
Pavilion&Installation 2009. 12. 25. 23:28
Architects: R&Sie(n)- Paris Location: Nîmes, France Construction year: 2007 Architects team: François Roche, Stéphanie Lavaux, Jean Navarro avec Nicolas Green Area: 450 sqm interior, 2000 sqm exterior laberinth Clients: Urbain y Elisabeth Souriau Budget: 700.000 EURO (US $1.07 million) Photographs: R&Sie(n) Scenario: 1) Over density of existing forest plantation (trees will be at the right level..