Design archive for 2011-08-03

Na Mata Café / Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos

(8 years ago)
Architects: Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos Location: São Paulo, Brazil Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 900,00 sqm Photographs: Fran Parente Na Mata Café is a traditional restaurant and concert venue in São Paulo, Brazil. Soon after…

Santa Isabel Houses by Bak Gordon

(8 years ago)
Two stark concrete houses in Lisbon feature secluded courtyards with overflowing ponds and swimming pools (photographs by Fernando Guerra). (more…)

AD Classics: Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank / Foster + Partners

(8 years ago)
Envisioned during a perceptive period in the former colonies history, the brief for the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank Headquarters was simple: to create the best bank building in the world. Through a meticulous process of questions and challenges,…

World’s Tallest Building

(8 years ago)
Over 1,000 meters (that’s 3,280 feet!) with a total construction area of 530,000 sqm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture are currently in design development phase for Kingdom Tower. Slated to surpass Burj Khalifa by 173 meters (coincidently which…

St. Petersburg Pier Project Attracts Big Names: Libeskind, Corner, Weymouth

(8 years ago)
Since 1973 the current pier in St. Petersburg, Florida has been a landmark for the city. The city announced last year that they were looking to replace the current pier. So far sixteen firms have bid on the design-competition…
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