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Plant-Atelier Péter Kis – Bazaltbor Winery, 2010

Plant-Atelier Péter Kis – Bazaltbor Winery, 2010

#WINERY #PLANTATELIER  #BASALT Plant-Atelier Péter Kis: http://www.plant.co.hu   The wines of the Laposa-Cellar following the millennium became well known amongst Hungarian wine drinkers under the brand name “Bazaltbor” or Basalt wine. […] Whereas the urbanising process is only characteristic of recent decades, in general the viticulture of the Balaton Highland, (fundamentally rooted in its character, by its [...]

dicembre 17, 2015 Roberto Sommatino In practice 0

White Arkitekter with Snøhetta – Väven, 2014

White Arkitekter with Snøhetta – Väven, 2014

#WAVES #WHITE #WATERFRONT White Arkitekter: www.white.se Väven: weaving together a new cultural experience for the people of Umeå White and Snøhetta’s Kasper Salin Prize-winning culture house in Umeå, Sweden, is a new concept in cultural buildings. The concept of weaving is reflected throughout – it is even named Väven, Swedish for ‘weave’. This weaving is [...]

dicembre 16, 2015 Giulia Mura In practice 0

ARX Portugal – Abrantes Municipal Market – 2015

ARX Portugal – Abrantes Municipal Market – 2015

#CONNECTION  #CONCRETE #STREET ARX Portugal:  http://www.arx.pt/ The project is located in the transition to the historical center, in an urban lot between two streets at different heights: Largo do Tribunal at the bottom; N. Sra da Conceição St. at the top. The extraordinarily narrow lot determined the design. The program stated the importance of connecting [...]

dicembre 15, 2015 Julia De Vito In practice 0

Y. HADJICHRISTOU & P. KONSTANTINOU Architects – Conversion of a Shoe Factory into the ARC, Architecture Research Centre, University of Nicosia – 2012

Y. HADJICHRISTOU & P. KONSTANTINOU Architects – Conversion of a Shoe Factory into the ARC, Architecture Research Centre, University of Nicosia – 2012

#CONVERSION  #FLEXIBILITY #CYPRUS Yiorgos Hadjichristou:  http://www.yiorgoshadjichristou.com/ The University of Nicosia decided to accommodate the Architecture Department- ARC Architecture Research Center in an existing shoe factory of the adjacent Engomi industrial area. It efficiently addressed the strategy of the reuse and the regeneration of the derelict industrial site, quite responding and reflecting the sensible and explorative direction of [...]

dicembre 14, 2015 Elisabetta Fragalà In practice 0

Cepezed architects – Brussels Environment HQ, 2014

Cepezed architects – Brussels Environment HQ, 2014

#HEADQUARTERS #ENVIRONMENT #SUSTAINABILITY Cepezed architects – www.cepezed.nl Brussels Environment is the government authority in the field of environment and habitat in the Belgian Capital Region. The new headquarter by Cepezed architects represents the biggest passive building in Europe and an interesting reference project concerning sustainable architecture. In fact the compact volume shape, not only defines an iconic building, but also guarantees a [...]

dicembre 12, 2015 Federica Marchetti In practice 0

Ingarden & Ewý Architects – Małopolska Garden of Arts

Ingarden & Ewý Architects – Małopolska Garden of Arts

#GEOMETRY #CULTURE #INTERACTION Ingarden & Ewý Architects: www.iea.com.pl It blended historical context with contemporary expressive architecture, introducing a new spatial order to the XIX townhouses and their backyards between Rajska and Szujskiego streets in Krakow. The west wing holds a modern art and media library, with multimedia books and music, while the section standing on [...]

dicembre 11, 2015 Salvatore Spataro In practice 0

GRAFT architects – FAMILY HOUSE S. AUGUSTIN, 2014

GRAFT architects – FAMILY HOUSE S. AUGUSTIN, 2014

  #RESIDENTIAL #CHARITY #MCDONALD GRAFT Architects: http://graftlab.com/ The Ronald McDonald House is a Charity House that provides space and a home for families whose hospitalized children are in the process of receiving medical treatment. The house is a dynamic bended structure that finds its resting position on top of a small hill amongst the surrounding topography. [...]

dicembre 10, 2015 Roberto Sommatino In practice 0

I/O architects – OBSERVATION HOUSE, 2015

I/O architects – OBSERVATION HOUSE, 2015

#RESIDENTIAL #OBSERVATORY #GABION The house is located on a hill in the highest corner of a village amid an agricultural area in Northeast Bulgaria. The site of the project is distinguished both by its panoramic views and distant visibility. In order to strengthen them, a part of the program is located in the seemingly blind [...]

dicembre 9, 2015 Giulia Mura In practice 0