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Stéphane Beel Architects – FNG Head Office, 2015

Stéphane Beel Architects – FNG Head Office, 2015

#OFFICE #CONNECTION #WOODEN SKIN Stéphane Beel Architects: www.stephanebeel.com FNG is a fast-growing fashion company that requested a building that could grow with the company. They asked for a scheme that promotes the company values and where relationships can be built between the various departments. This turned into an interesting quest requiring intensive cooperation between FNG and Stéphane Beel [...]

aprile 13, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Branislav Mitrovic – Administrative Building of the “Hydroelectric Plants on the Drina”

Branislav Mitrovic – Administrative Building of the “Hydroelectric Plants on the Drina”

#HISTORY #TRADITION #BRIDGE BRANISLAV MITROVIC:  http://www.mitarh.rs/index.php The design of The Administrative Building of the “Hydroelectric Plants on the Drina” has been awarded the first prize at the international architectural competition. The competition was organized by UNESCO, since the construction site was located in the protected area of a cultural monument – the Old Bridge in Višegrad, [...]

aprile 12, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

3LHD – Zamet Centre -2009

3LHD – Zamet Centre -2009

#COMMUNITY #ENVIRONMENT #PUBBLIC UTILITIES  3LHD: http://www.3lhd.com/en Situated in Rijeka’s quarter Zamet, the new Zamet Centre in complete size of 16830 m2 hosts various facilities: sports hall with max 2380 seats, local community offices, library, 13 retail and service spaces and a garage with 250 parking spaces. One third of the sports hall’s volume is cut in [...]

aprile 11, 2016 Elisabetta Fragalà In practice 0

Mei architects and planners – Kraton 230, 2008

Mei architects and planners – Kraton 230, 2008

#HEADQUARTERS #OFFICE #THENETHERLANDS  Mei architects and planners – www.mei-arch.eu   The Kraton building houses the new headquarters of regional radio and television station RTV Rijnmond and forms the heart of the audio-visual sector in Rotterdam. The sturdy character of the RTV Rijnmond building is a direct reference to the large size of the adjacent Schiecentrale, [...]

aprile 9, 2016 Federica Marchetti In practice 0

Dico si Tiganas – Multifunctional Sports Hall, 2014

Dico si Tiganas – Multifunctional Sports Hall, 2014

#ARCHITECTURE FOR SPORT  #GEOMETRY #TRANSPARENCY Dico și Țigănaș: www.dicositiganas.ro Cluj – Napoca is a city of young people with 25% of its population studying in universities. Student life means also sports and the tradition is consistent. The new Multifunctional Sports Hall is the newest piece of public infrastructure for training, championships and cultural events, in a [...]

aprile 8, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Robbrecht en Daem + MJosé Van Hee – Market Hall & Central Squares, 2012

Robbrecht en Daem + MJosé Van Hee – Market Hall & Central Squares, 2012

#URBANSPACE #CANOPY #CONTEXT #DETAIL Robbrecht en Daem architecten: www.robbrechtendaem.com MJosé Van Hee architecten: www.mjvanhee.be Exercise in Renaissance Following two demolition campaigns for a world exhibition in 1913 and an administrative centre never built in the 60s, Ghent’s historic heart degenerated for decades into a desolate parking lot in between a suite of three adjoining Gothic towers. In two consecutive competitions between 1996 and [...]

aprile 7, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

TECON Architects – Hotel Atra Doftana, 2011

TECON Architects – Hotel Atra Doftana, 2011

#HOSPITALITY #LANDSCAPE #SUSTAINABILITY TECON Architects: www.tecon.ro The building is situated nearby a mountain lake and is configured with two major volumes, taking advantage of the natural form of the site, which presents two major level drops intercalated with two approximately flat areas: one volume that houses the rooms and reception, and the second volume that contains [...]

aprile 6, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Gezim Paçarizi architect – Mother Theresa Museum in Prizren, 2015

Gezim Paçarizi architect – Mother Theresa Museum in Prizren, 2015

#VOID #CONTEXT #SPACE GEZIM PAÇARIZI ARCHITECT:  http://www.gpacarizi.com/ The Museum is situated in front of the Catholic Cathedral of Prizren, where a century ago Mother Theresa’s parents got married. The Museum looks just like an old Prizren house occupying a very small plot with only 6 m large building front. From the outside you can see three volumes [...]

aprile 5, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

AIR Architecture-Maison de l’Etudiant à l’Université Paris Sud – 2015

AIR Architecture-Maison de l’Etudiant à l’Université Paris Sud – 2015

#SCHOOL #ENVIRONMENT #WOOD AIR Architecture: http://www.airarchitectures.com/ Located on a strategic intersection on the University Campus, the Students House sits in the valley on the fringe of the Chevreuse Forest, near Paris. This forest was the first source of inspiration for the architects. They wanted to analyze this landscape in a scientific way : the trees and [...]

aprile 4, 2016 Elisabetta Fragalà In practice 0

Grech and Vinci Architecture and Design – Helena’s villa, 2012

Grech and Vinci Architecture and Design – Helena’s villa, 2012

#HOUSE #LIGHTNESS #PRIVACY  Grech and Vinci Architecture and Design – www.grechandvinci.com The house is bounded by other dwellings and for that reason necessitated  a concept designed with privacy in mind. The building has an angular, modernist geometry  and interprets a sense of protection: monumental from the outside, but opening up into private internal courtyards. Helena’s villa combines a series of [...]

aprile 2, 2016 Federica Marchetti In practice, Senza categoria 0