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JKMM Architects – Seinäjoki Library, 2012

JKMM Architects – Seinäjoki Library, 2012

#LIBRARY #PUBLIC SPACE #SUSTAINABILITY JKMM Architects :  http://www.jkmm.fi/ The civic centre of Seinäjoki is a building complex designed by Alvar Aalto, of which the library is a part, completed in 1965, that served as the town’s main library for over four decades. With the expansion of the town and evolution of library activities, however, the town decided [...]

gennaio 5, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

Ecosistema Urbano – Ecopolis Plaza, 2010

Ecosistema Urbano – Ecopolis Plaza, 2010

#SUSTAINABILITY #PUBLIC SPACE #TOPOGRAPHY Ecosistema Urbano :  http://ecosistemaurbano.com/ Transformation of a faceless site in Madrid’s urban sprawl, surrounded by industry and heavy traffic transportation infrastructures, into a public space for social interaction providing a building for childcare. The main focus of the project is to create a vision of urban sustainability that facilitates the reduction of [...]

dicembre 29, 2015 Julia De Vito In practice 0

Lac du Der Casino– DATA

Lac du Der Casino– DATA

#landscape  TIMELESS, SUSTAINABLE, SIMPLICITY DATA ARCHITECTES: http://www.dataarchitectes.com/ Casinos tend to promote the image of a locked universe, devoid of natural light and closed in on themselves. The main challenge for the architects was to seek and to conceive innovative solutions to change the image of casinos in the public eye, by transforming them into true multi-leisure centres open [...]

febbraio 15, 2015 Valentina Buzzone Europe 0

Cowshed – Canterwilliamson architects

Cowshed – Canterwilliamson architects

#new uses COURTYARD HOUSE, LOW COST, SUSTAINABLE Carterwilliamson architects: carterwilliamson.com The old cowshed in Glebe provided a rare opportunity to preserve some of the character and charm of this eclectic neighborhood. The shed was simple, essentially a long brick wall that held the urban edge of corner and street and returned to house a few bedrooms in [...]

aprile 4, 2014 Dario Marcobelli Oceania 0

Paul Chevallier School – Tectonique architects

Paul Chevallier School – Tectonique architects

#sustainable technology EDUCATION, NATURE, WOOD Tectoniques architects: tectoniques.com   The Paul Chevallier school complex is situated in Rillieux-la-Pape, a northern suburb of Lyon. At 5,034 m2, it is an unusually large project; and this indicates the growing attractiveness of the area. The complex currently comprises a nursery school and an elementary school. In 2014, a gym [...]

marzo 11, 2014 Dario Marcobelli Europe 0

GRID temporary housing – Carterwilliamson architects

GRID temporary housing – Carterwilliamson architects

#low tech HOUSING, LOW COST, TEMPORARY Carterwilliamson architects: carterwilliamson.com In a world increasingly challenged by man-made and natural disasters, it is now time to consider the development of a sustainable housing prototype, which can be assembled quickly and transported cheaply and easily to diverse and remote locations. GRID, named after the Norse goddess of peace, [...]

febbraio 28, 2014 Dario Marcobelli Oceania 0

Docet Institute – S-AR stación-ARquitectura

Docet Institute – S-AR stación-ARquitectura

http://s-ar.mx/ LOCAL MATERIALS, COURTYARD, EXPANDABLE The most important fact for the project was that the land on which it would be built had a great number of mature trees.  So we proposed to strategically locate the building seeking not to throw any of these trees. That generates an access to the building in the middle [...]

gennaio 6, 2014 Julia De Vito America 0

LifeEdited apartment #1 – LifeEdited

LifeEdited apartment #1 – LifeEdited

http://www.lifeedited.com/ SMALL SPACE LIVING, SUSTAINABILE, FLEXIBLE       LifeEdited shows we can live large in small spaces. By applying smart design and technology, you can have a compelling, fulfilling life that allows you to live within your means financially and environmentally. LifeEdited demonstrated this premise with its first project, a NYC apartment with over 1,000 square [...]

aprile 20, 2013 Julia De Vito America 0

Pavillion Humanidade 2012 – Carla Juaçaba

Pavillion Humanidade 2012 – Carla Juaçaba

 Carla Juaçaba: http://www.carlajuacaba.com.br/ SUSPENDED, SITE SPECIFIC, SUSTAINABLE We propose a scaffold building, translucent, exposed to all weather conditions: light, heat, rain, sounds of waves and wind, reminding man of his frailty when compared to nature. The structure is composed of 5 structural walls measuring 170m in length and 20 meters high, with 5,40meters in between them, creating [...]

aprile 15, 2013 Julia De Vito America 0

Soe Ker Tie House – Tyin tegnestue

Soe Ker Tie House – Tyin tegnestue

Tyin tegnestue: www.tyinarchitects.com TEXTURE, SUSTAINABLE, SOCIAL, SELFMADE   In the fall of 2008 TYIN travelled to Noh Bo, a small village on the Thai-Burmese border to design and build houses for Karen refugee children.The main driving force behind the Soe Ker Tie House was to provide the children with their own private space, a place that [...]

gennaio 5, 2013 Salvatore Spataro Asia 0