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AIRES MATEUS – House in Fontinha, 2013

AIRES MATEUS – House in Fontinha, 2013

#COURTYARD #TOPOGRAPHY #VIEW AIRES MATEUS : http://www.airesmateus.com/ In the hills of Grandola, the house is a balance between a courtyard, a protected core relating to the sky, and an opening to the distance ocean view. The topography is modeled to protect the house from the access road and to open the spaces to a view [...]

April 26, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

4PLIUS architects – K dainiai arena, 2014

4PLIUS architects – K dainiai arena, 2014

#INFRASTRUCTURE#SPORT #URBANSPACE 4PLIUS architects: www.4plius.com K dainiai arena is a distinctive element of K dainiai sports complex designed to revitalize a north part of K dainiai city. Together with a city stadium and a newly-created public square the Arena has full potential to become a new centre of attraction for younger generation as well as [...]

April 25, 2016 Elisabetta Fragala In practice 0

Ksa Studeny – Partizanska, 2014

Ksa Studeny – Partizanska, 2014

#HOUSE #ADDITION #TIME-SPACE Ksa Studeny – www.ksastudeny.sk The whole building is the result of careful consideration of the time-space relationship of the site and the existing villa, in the context of the surrounding area. The first decision was to resign on a new building and maintain the original house. Thinking about the house as a [...]

April 23, 2016 Federica Marchetti In practice 0

Metro_POLIS – New Polis Campus – 2011

Metro_POLIS – New Polis Campus – 2011

Metro_POLIS: www.metropolis.al #PUBLIC #RE-ADAPTATION #RIGOROUSNESS This edifice represents a new and elevated dimension of POLIS University and reflects its philosophy a transparent juxtaposition of new and old fluxes. The project consisted in the re-adaptation of a former industrial building and focuses on the main hall as an open space that connects all the parts of [...]

April 22, 2016 Salvatore Spataro In practice 0

PROMONTORIO – Parque Kindergarten, 2010

PROMONTORIO – Parque Kindergarten, 2010

#DYNAMIC SPACE #HONEYCOMCINEMA #PENTAGON PROMONTORIO : http://www.promontorio.net/index.php Located in the vicinity of the Cascais, the Parque kindergarten occupies a steep and quasi-triangular plot in an allotment of oversized villas. Densely vegetated, the plot forms a cul-de-sac wherein the two-storey building occupies its core while accommodating to the topography and gently inflecting its volume to save [...]

April 19, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

Margarita Danou – CYTA The footbridge – 2014

Margarita Danou – CYTA The footbridge – 2014

#COMMUNITY #LANDSCAPE #INFRASTRUCTURE The footbridge of CYTA addresses the question of its urban context by interweaving existing and proposed circulation with its urban landscape. The footbridge connects an existing athletic park with the coastal area of Limassol, offering a unique variety of experiences. A concrete platform on its southern end acts as a balcony to [...]

April 18, 2016 Elisabetta Fragala In practice 0

zerozero – Kulturpark KoA?ice, 2013

zerozero – Kulturpark KoA?ice, 2013

  #TRANSFORMATION #CULTURALCENTER #URBANSPACE zerozero – www.zerozero.sk The project consists in the transformation of an ex-military complex into a multi-purpose cultural centre. The objective was to revitalize the complex as follows: to restore the three historic buildings for new cultural and educational purposes, build a new series of smaller pavilion buildings, construct a new underground [...]

April 16, 2016 Federica Marchetti In practice 0

XDGA Xaveer de Geyter Architects – Kitchen Tower, 2011

XDGA Xaveer de Geyter Architects – Kitchen Tower, 2011

#LANDMARK #TOWER #EDUCATION XDGA Xaveer de Geyter Architects: xdga.be The original hotel school CERIA-COOVI was installed in the countryside outside of Brussels during the Fifties. It is a superb modernist campus consisting of separate buildings interconnected by a new park. Since then, a tide of town houses rose around the campus and a new ring [...]

April 15, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Re-Act Now – Rahova Commodities Exchange, 2008

Re-Act Now –  Rahova Commodities Exchange, 2008

#RENOVATION #MIXED-USE #INTERACTION #TRANSPARENCY Re-Act Now: www.re-act-now.ro What could we do in the context of revitalizing architecture to keep a more vivid picture of an old building with (even partial) special features? It is a question to which we can respond in two ways. The valuable part the special one will be restored and the [...]

April 14, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

St phane Beel Architects – FNG Head Office, 2015

St phane Beel Architects – FNG Head Office, 2015

#OFFICE #CONNECTION #WOODEN SKIN St phane 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 [...]

April 13, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0