All post of Toti Spataro

Jems Architekci – International Congress Centre Katowice – 2015

#PUBLIC #GREEN #IRREGULAR Jems Architekci: The Katowice International Conference Centre project situated nearby the Spodek arena erected in 1962 posed a challenge in both urban planning and architectural terms. The general philosophy behind the design was to create a [...]

January 29, 2016 In practice

Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten – Housing Dorfstrasse – 2013

# RESIDENTIAL #CANTIELEVER #ASYMMETRY Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten: The elongated, sloping to the southeast of the building site creates the ideal conditions for high quality apartments which take advantage of this southeast orientation. Two long, narrow buildings are arranged [...]

January 22, 2016 In practice

Konior Studio NOSPR/The Seat of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra – 2014

# CULTURE #MUSIC #BRICK Konior Studio: NOSPR together with 4 hectares of gardens was built on site of former coal mine becoming a part of Axis of Culture – symbol of dynamically changing city. The building binds modernity and [...]

January 15, 2016 In practice

Studio NONSTOP – Ski apartments Bjelasnica – 2006

#RESIDENTIAL #TOPOGRAPHY #WOOD Studio NONSTOP: The ski apartments were designed to create an artificial topography, its shape and materials echoing the natural surroundings of mountains, forest, rocks and snow. The layout, consisting of four separate apartment buildings, is inspired [...]

January 8, 2016 In practice

blp architects Psychico House – 2011

#RESIDENTIAL #PURITY #OVERLAY blp architects: This single family residence (700m2) is situated on a large corner plot in Psychiko, a suburb of Athens. The site (1570m2) is characterized by a large difference in height of the streets that surround [...]

January 1, 2016 In practice

AllesWirdGut – Center for Technology and Design – 2014

#EDUCATIONAL #TECHNOLOGY #GEOMETRY AllesWirdGut: The Center for Technology and Design is a project for an educational institution that combines continuing education for technical professions with university-level design and engineering programs of study. Aside from creating a contemporary working atmosphere, [...]

December 18, 2015 In practice

Ingarden & EwA? Architects – Ma opolska Garden of Arts

#GEOMETRY #CULTURE #INTERACTION Ingarden & EwA? Architects: 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 [...]

December 11, 2015 In practice

Balint House Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

#more with less LANDSCAPE, ELLIPSE, MONOLITH Fran Silvestre Arquitectos: A privileged place within a golf course near to Valencia is the starting point of this project. The proposal is drawn with elliptical traces which contain the program and maximize [...]

February 6, 2015 Europe

Mirror Houses – Peter Pichler Architecture

#more with less MIRROR, RESIDENTIAL, LANDSCAPE Peter Pichler Architecture: The Mirror Houses are a pair of holiday homes, set in the marvellous surroundings of the South Tyrolean Dolomites, amidst a beautiful scenery of appletrees, just outside the city of [...]

December 13, 2014 Europe

Landscape fence heri&salli

COCOON, GEOMETRY, FENCE heri&salli:   The architecture office heri&salli from Vienna conceived a steel structure similar to a cocoon round a swimming pool in the garden of a private builder-owner in Austria. With mounted panels and interior constructions which [...]

February 7, 2014 Europe