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Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Fri 9.12.

Glasshouse Community and Function Centre by Croxon Ramsay

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.12.2016 - Tagged as:

Glasshouse Community and Function Centre by Croxon Ramsay

Photographer: Dianna Snape

Designed by Croxon Ramsay, the new Glasshouse community and function centre for Collingwood Football Club was to provide elite player facilities, event spaces for the public and the Club and encourage community participation within the sports precinct in Melbourne, Australia.

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Elviria by Alejandro Giménez Architects (ARKIMIA)

Photographer: Michelle Chaplow

This comprehensive reform project has kept the areas from the original dwelling built in the 1960s that we considered most interesting while expanding into new bedrooms, creating patios, terraces and access areas. This renovation project also included the pool area.

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Wed 7.12.

Lawrence Public Library Expansion by Gould Evans

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.12.2016 - Tagged as:

Lawrence Public Library Expansion by Gould Evans

Photographer: ©Tim Griffith

The expansion of a 1970s Brutalist-style library in downtown Lawrence has transformed it architecturally, reinventing it as a 21st century civic place.

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Tue 6.12.

Serpentine Pavilion by BIG

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.12.2016 - Tagged as:

Serpentine Pavilion by BIG

Photographer: Iwan Baan

For the Serpentine Pavilion 2016, we have attempted to design a structure that embodies multiple aspects that are often perceived as opposites: a structure that is free­form yet rigorous, modular yet sculptural, both transparent and opaque, both box and blob. We decided to work with one of the most basic elements of architecture: the brick wall.

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Mon 5.12.

VIlla MQ by OOA | Office O architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.12.2016 - Tagged as:

VILLA MQ by OOA | Office O architects

Photographer: Tim Van de Velde

This spacious villa is situated in Tremelo (BE), on a large terrain surrounded by pines. The house was designed for a couple with two children, who wanted something “special”. In other occasions OOA is very conceptual in the approach of a design, here we just let it flow.

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Thu 1.12.

Hupomone Ranch by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.12.2016 - Tagged as:

Hupomone Ranch by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop

Photographer: David Wakely

Hupomone Ranch is an original 160-acre homestead located in the Chileno Valley, just three miles west of downtown Petaluma. The ranch had been fallow for over 30 years and the owners, a young family with three children, wanted to build a barn house that would reflect their commitment to sustainable farming, draw on the natural serenity of the site and build on the sense of place in western Petaluma where farming and ranching are still a part of people’s daily lives.

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Wed 30.11.

Flying Box Villa by 2A Design

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.11.2016 - Tagged as:

Flying Box Villa by 2A Design

Photographer: 2A Design / Josué Gillet

2A Design has recently completed a surprising small and low cost house on a tiny plot, in a rural village next to Rennes, France.

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Tue 29.11.

Peter’s House by Studio David Thulstrup

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.11.2016 - Tagged as:

Peter's House by Studio David Thulstrup

Photographer: Peter Krasilnikoff

The renowned photographer Peter Krasilnikoff commissioned us for his private residence in Copenhagen. Our inspiration evolved from worn-out warehouses and factories with their blackened steel and old bricks; a concept which was sparked by the desire to retain the three raw-brick walls of the old garage on site. (more…)