Design archive for 2011-08-27

House of Air / Mark Horton / Architecture

(8 years ago)
Architect: Mark Horton / Architecture Location: San Francisco, California, USA Project Team: Mark Horton, Principal; David Gill, Project Architect; Matt Shanks, Designer Project Year: 2010 Project Year: 21,440 sqf Photographer: Ethan Kaplan Photography, Jeremy Wong, Mark Horton / Architecture…

Cassie Campbell Community Center / Perkins+Will

(8 years ago)
Architect: Perkins+Will Location: Brampton, Ontario Project Area: 165,000 sqf Project Year: 2008 Photographs: Lisa Logan Architectural Photography The Cassie Campbell Community Center in Brampton creates a unique set of spaces for indoor and outdoor programming. Designed by Perkins+Will, the…

The Allandale house

(8 years ago)
A house that use a construction typology that used to be famous in the fifties and sixties: the...

Sustainability Scrutinized: Criticism Arises in Academic and Professional Discourses

(8 years ago)
According to George Baird of Architectural Record, skepticism of sustainability is on the rise. Architectural historians, theorists, practicing architects and even construction lawyers and risk managers are warning designers about the risks associated with the “going green” ambition. Sustainability takes…

Googie Architecture: Futurism Through Modernism

(8 years ago)
At the peak of the modern era, a meshing of car culture and the Space Age brought about the gaudy and garnished Googie architecture. The signatures Googie style lie in sweeping arches and hard angles, cantilevered roofs and bold…

LEGO VW Camper Van

(8 years ago)
“Hey Man, is that freedom rock? Well, turn it up, man!” Made of 1,322 LEGO parts, this 1962 T1 Camper will set you back a cool $120 but if you’re a former hippie or VW enthusiast then you won’t be disappointed with this replica. With a pop-up roof, hippie-inspired interior color scheme, a lava lamp [...]

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Visitor and Education Center / GWWO Architects

(8 years ago)
Architects: GWWO Architects Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USA Exhibit Planning & Design: Haley Sharpe Design Civil Engineering: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. Landscape Architecture: Mahan Rykiel Associates, Inc. MEP Engineering: Henry Adams, LLC Structural Engineering: Faisant Associates Inc. Project Year:…

Crab Creek House / Robert Gurney Architect

(8 years ago)
Architect: Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect Location: Annapolis, Maryland, USA Project Architect: Brian Tuskey, Associate AIA Engineer: D. Anthony Beale LLC Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Hoachlander Davis Photography  This house, located in Annapolis, Maryland, is built on the foundation of a…

Taipei Nangang Office Tower / Aedas

(8 years ago)
The design for the new Taipei Nangang High-tech District Office Tower, by AEDAS Beijing Ltd, draws inspiration from the shape of the river pebbles, developing a unique aesthetic that conveys the idea of softness and elegance as well as…

Tempe Center for the Arts / Architekton

(8 years ago)
Architect: Architekton Location: Tempe, Arizona Project Year: 2008 Client: City of Tempe Project Cost: $49M Contractor: Okland Construction Project Management: Kitchell CEM Photography: www.architekton.com    Theater Systems: Theatre Projects Consultants Acoustics: Arup Structural Engineer: Arup Mechanical & Plumbing Engineer:…

BOOM (Design) Contemporaneo Exhibit: Architecture + Art = Photography / Paul Clemence

(8 years ago)
[ August 29, 2011 0:00 to October 10, 2011 0:00. ] Architecture + Art merging via photography, by Paul Clemence, are a collection of photographs at the exhibit, “BOOM (Design) Contemporaneo” taking place from August 29th to October 10th in Sao Paulo, Brazil and is free to the public. Zaha…

One year ago…

(8 years ago)
This time last year the Venice Architecture Biennale was underway, where Rem Koolhaas was awarded the Golden Lion as OMA unveiled their design for the renovation of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice.Our favourite pavilions included a forest of acrylic fronds that moved as though breathing in the Canadian pavilion, a cloud suspended inside the Arsenale exhibition space and a blue foam model city in the Dutch pavilion.Meanwhile we previewed the new identity for Dezeen Watch Store, which launched the following month.Umbro released the new England Home Kit by graphic design legend Peter Saville, Biomega presented a range of bicycles for Puma, C. F. Møller won a competition to design a new ferry terminal for Stockholm and Álvaro Siza completed the Mimesis Museum in South Korea.See all our stories from August 2010 »See our review of last year »

House in Suita / Horibe Naoko Architect Office

(8 years ago)
Architects: Horibe Naoko Architect Office / Naoko Horibe Location: Osaka, Japan Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 112.74 sqm Photographs: Kaori IchikawaThe house is characterized by a very wide picture-like window towards borrowed scenery of a 50-year-old cherry blossom…

Slope

(8 years ago)
Slope ist nicht nur ein sehr hübscher, sondern auch ein sehr durchdachter Schreibtisch. Die integrierten Staufächer sind eine einfache, aber geniale Lösung, um für Ordnung auf dem Tisch zu sorgen. So haben neben üblichen Büroutensilien auch Laptops ausreichend Platz in den beiden Fächern, während die leicht geneigte Arbeitsplatte die Ergonomie verbessert. Link > Slope

AA Visiting School Paris

(8 years ago)
[ October 31, 2011 0:00 to November 10, 2011 0:00. ] AA (Architectural Association) Visiting School Paris, currently led by Jorge Ayala, Principal of [Ay]A Studio, will be held from October 31st to November 10th. The Visiting School Paris has started to acquire some recognition among emerging units at the…

Nest / Randy Brown Architects

(8 years ago)
Nest is an unbuilt project by Randy Brown Architects. The space is a collaboration with another design office. It is a place to both experience and create digital media.Randy Brown Architects studied birds’ nests while developing the design,…

Busan Opera House Competition Proposal / OODA

(8 years ago)
The design for the Busan Opera House by OODA engages itself with the natural topography, articulating a multi leveled building and seamlessly integrating the different cultural activities and programs. The dominant flow circulation, flexibility and concept strategy enables full…

Cesar Chavez Library / Line and Space

(8 years ago)
Architect: Line and Space, LLC Location: Phoenix, Arizona Project Year: 2008 Project Size: 25,000 SqFt Client: City of Phoenix Contractor: Linthicum Constructors Inc. Structural Engineer: Caruso Turley Scott Civil Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers MEP Engineer: Energy Systems Design Landscape…

Wooden house by Schlyter/Gezelius Arkitektkontor

(8 years ago)
Large folding doors open this woodland house outside Stockholm onto a decked terrace that is shaded by a folding fabric canopy. (more…)

AD Classics: Amsterdam Orphanage / Aldo van Eyck

(8 years ago)
Dutch Architect Aldo van Eyck built the Amsterdam Orphanage in 1960. His design focused on a balance of forces to create both a home and small city on the outskirts of Amsterdam. As a member of CIAM and then…

Zona K / Pietro Bagnoli + Franco Taglibue (ifdesign)

(8 years ago)
Architects: Pietro Bagnoli + Franco Taglibue (ifdesign) Location: Milan, Italy Consultants: Luca Leo, Stefano Gervasi, Diego Borroni, Guido Scavini Graphic Design: Fabiano Cocozza Project Year: 2010 Project Area: 320 sqm Photographs: Andrea Martiradonna, Pietro Bagnoli This project…

Gardens by the Bay / Grant Associates and Wilkinson Eyre Architects

(8 years ago)
Gardens by the Bay will be Singapore’s largest garden project and is central to the country’s continued development of Marina Bay. Managed by the Singapore‘s National Park Board, the gardens were designed by a team of two firms:  landscape…


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