Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Fri 31.10.

Dori Headquarters and Shop by Archiplan (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 31.10.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Dori Headquarters and Shop by Archiplan, photo: Martina Mambrin

Dori Headquarters and Shop by Archiplan, photo: Martina Mambrin

Glass and COR-TEN steel figure prominently in the design of Italian fashion brand Dori Premiere’s renovation and extension of their headquarters and flagship store near Milan.

 

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Thu 30.10.

House JA in Guarda by Filipe Pina + Ines Costa (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.10.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

House JA in Guarda by Filipe Pina + Ines Costa, photo: João Morgado

House JA in Guarda by Filipe Pina + Ines Costa, photo: João Morgado

Architects Filipe Pina and Ines Costa combine rural and urban lifestyles in House JA in the North central Portuguese city of Guarda.

 

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Fri 17.10.

MAPFRE Complex by TSM Asociados (PE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.10.2014 - Tagged as: , , ,

MAPFRE Complex by TSM Asociados, photo: Gonzalo Cáceres

MAPFRE Complex by TSM Asociados, photo: Gonzalo Cáceres

TSM Asociados’ MAPFRE Complex in Lima, Peru, for Spanish transnational insurance company Mapfre, is composed of a two story commercial office and medical center, a chapel, a six storey columbarium building, a wake area and two basements.

 

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Thu 16.10.

Stormy Castle, Wales Wins 2014 RIBA Manser Medal (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.10.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Stormy Castle, Wales by Loyn & Co. Architects, photo: courtesy RIBA

Stormy Castle, Wales by Loyn & Co. Architects, photo: courtesy RIBA

Loyn & Co. Architects’ Stormy Castle, a contemporary private house atop a hillside on the Gower peninsula in Wales, has won the UK’s most prestigious housing design award, the 2014 RIBA Manser Medal.

 

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Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO (JP)

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Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO, photo: DAICI ANO

Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO, photo: DAICI ANO

On the former site of the Komatsu construction and mining equipment factory in Komatsu city, Ishikawa, Japan, Mari Ito / UAO has created the Science Hills science museum and communication center, a complex of four “low-rise waves”.

 

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Wed 15.10.

Fortress Brick House by Wise Architecture (KR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 15.10.2014 - Tagged as: , , ,

Fortress Brick House by Wise Architecture, photo: Noh Kyoung

Fortress Brick House by Wise Architecture, photo: Noh Kyoung

Houses in Sindang-dong, a neighbourhood in Seoul, Korea, are built right up against each other at the foot of Hanyang City Wall which straddles a very narrow, steep hill overlooking the neighbourhood and the city.

 

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Mon 13.10.

House for Installation by Jun Murata (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

House for Installation by Jun Murata, photo: Jun Murata / JAM

House for Installation by Jun Murata, photo: Jun Murata / JAM.

Architect Jun Murata’s House for Installation in Osaka, Japan is a renovation of an “outmoded and dysfunctional residence” for an artist.

 

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Fri 10.10.

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 10.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Aviel Avdar

Housing at the old city wall of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, photo: Aviel Avdar

A house in the center of Berlin by Sohrab Zafari, opposite the old medieval city walls, has been created as a complex spatial structure and as a “labyrinth of light”.

 

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