The project involves the renovation and expansion of a single dwelling of the early 70 's, located in a residential area in . The project site is spread over two floors above ground and it is faithful to the original plan involving four large rooms on each floor, distributed through a central corridor. The functional needs of the clients matched with the existing distribution, whereby the proposed project will preserve as much of the existing masonry as feasible, without subverting the original plans, and in turn resulting in an economically sustainable project.
It is hard to imagine nowadays how many changes Berlin-Mitte has seen in the past decade. The high variety of new spaces and uses which settled here during those years created as a result an urban, dynamic atmosphere. The existing urban structure with its moderate building heights, pleasant road widths, a diversity and complexity of historical façades contributes to the vividness of this international neighbourhood. Only in a few minutes’ walk the inhabitants and visitors can reach the creative retail mecca Hackescher Markt, the Museum Island as well as Friedrich- and Torstraße.
The Shepard Branch, while being the smallest Library in the Metropolitan Library’s system, is demonstrating it may be having the largest impact on the Shepard Community, a reemerging historical neighborhood once coined “the gateway to Columbus”. Dr. William Shepard was responsible for founding this community built around his “water cure” hydro-therapy spa/treatment facility and the Alum Creek Ice Co. both benefiting from their location along Alum Creek. The community has been in desperate need of a “gateway” itself having its identifiable entrance and connection to Alum Creek taken away by the construction of the I-670 freeway.
Seoul design studio, Selective-Amplification has completed Ray & Co., wedding dress studio located at Gangnam district in , Korea. The client has been successfully running the studio since 2007 in the area and wanted to relocate and revamp it to a new location nearby.
As a mother and a designer, she was not satisfied with growth centers in , finally, she got a chance to design one by herself.
During the design process for their third store, the client’s research team en route to one of their tea plantations were so captivated by the serene beauty and picturesque sceneries of the endless tea fields that they sought to embody that charm into the store identity. Thus drew inspiration from nature and through a series of undulating planes in varies shades of gold, reinterpreted the topography of those iconic green hills into an abstract design language for the restaurant.
Part of the impressive Eco Sanctuary Masterplan, the Monterey Residences development builds on a pre-existing mandate to place elegance and refinement firmly within reach. Poised to provide the ultimate setting for resort-style living, Monterey Residences strikes a fine balance between affordable luxury and touches of natural splendour – fully embodying the core ideals of the greater eco-haven masterplan.
We create living breathing houses. This is the third experimental house in this series. It started with a story. During a conversation with our client, she said an interesting story about how her daughter, returning from school would tell her friends in the school bus, that the existing concrete house of the 1970s was not her home. From a child's perspective, she could never relate her image of a home to that inert box.
The installation of wood laminate flooring may seem basic or even alien to what we do as architectural designers, but that should not be the case. When we understand the characteristics of the materials we specify and their assembly processes, we can design in a more efficient manner, adjusting our proposals to the requirements of the project.
Espace C2 is the prototype conference centre crowning the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel in – the centrepiece of the hotel’s business campus and a landmark in the making. Elevated above the hotel’s rooftop, Espace C2 is an iconic structure that pays tribute to the city’s creativity and potential.
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“The Colour Palace” by and has been chosen as the 2019 Dulwich Pavilion in . A temporary structure to open at during the in June 2019, “The Colour Palace” is a celebration of color, pattern, and light, drawing from European and African cultural traditions.
The property is located in a traditional residential subdivision of the city of Guadalajara that is sited between two hills, so most of the site has a considerable slope, as is the case. The lot is located on top of one of the hills, it has an area of 1,035 m2, and has an irregular shape that stretches and descends from south to north towards the glen, which is also the direction of important views. It is located on a corner formed by two streets: the adjacent in the south that is almost completely flat and the adjacent in the west that has a steep slope.
has released a offering sweeping footage of (KAPSARC) in . The 7-minute-long video celebrates the scheme’s “hexagonal prismatic honeycomb structures” through interior and exterior moments.
Hence Flagship Store in had the main target of modifying the usage and paths of a 900 m2 store in three floors, and only 30 m2 surface at the street level.
At Light & Building 2018 in , visitors encountered XAL in a minimalistic abstract city. It is the background, it is essential.
"Five Points of Architecture" functioned in the twentieth century as the go-to guide for architectural production; it is also a significant work in understanding the legacy of modern architecture. Horizontal windows, free design of the facade, pilotis, roof gardens, and perhaps the most significant point, free design of the ground plan form the Franco-Swiss architect's manifesto. In terms of design practice, this last point means distinguishing structure and wrapper, which allows the free disposal of dividing walls that no longer fulfill a structural function.
The grays of concrete and pollution are not the only representation of cities and towns in the Americas. As perfect postcard material, many cities in the new world express the vibrancy of the people and places through color. , ArchDaily's partner, has selected five of these cities, which show us how color can bring light to the day-to-day life of cities.
A Manhattan-based firm reconstructs the patient experience for the New York Dermatology Group.
The new Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center at UCLA, designed by Kevin Daly Architects, provides a pioneering new home for UCLA’s outstanding Music Departments, where music is created, shared, and studied in digitally integrated, professional-quality facilities. Two pavilions, one a state-of-the-art recording studio and the other an ensemble performance room, are attached to the existing Herb Alpert School of Music. The ensemble rehearsal space has a café at ground level, faculty offices and teaching studios above and faces the campus landmark Inverted Fountain. The second pavilion is a commercial quality recording studio featuring a live room large enough for film scoring with a string orchestra.
The historic Liangzhu Village in , has a new monumental cultural center by the architect . Opened in 2016, the building has become another popular cultural site in the village following the opening of ’s a decade ago.