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Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Wed 6.8.

Løgstør Sports Hall by CEBRA (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Løgstør Sports Hall by CEBRA, photo: courtesy CEBRA

Løgstør Sports Hall by CEBRA, photo: courtesy CEBRA

Denmark’s CEBRA used construction principles and elements typically used for industrial buildings and warehouses, standardised off-the-shelf components, to create an architecturally appealing, accessible and easily adaptable sports facility in Northern Denmark which was cheap to build and maintain.

 

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Tue 5.8.

Maritime Museum by C+D Architecture (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Maritime Museum by C+D Architecture, photo: Marie Caroline Lucat

Maritime Museum by C+D Architecture, photo: Marie Caroline Lucat

Part of a wide choice of cultural visits offered in the Languedoc Roussillon region of France, the Maritime Museum in Sète celebrates the precious and rare legacy of shipbuilder André Aversa.

 

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Blood Center by FAAB Architektura (PL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Blood Center by FAAB Architektura, photo: Bartłomiej Senkowski

Blood Center by FAAB Architektura, photo: Bartłomiej Senkowski

A three part project, Blood Center by FAAB Architektura includes the construction of a new Regional Blood Center building (completed), a shelter for a mobile blood center [bus] and the first specialized Center for Blood Cancer Diagnostics in Poland.

 

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Foo House by Apollo Architects & Associates, photo: Masao Nishikawa

Foo House by Apollo Architects & Associates, photo: Masao Nishikawa

Located in a residential area on a plateau in Yokohama, Japan, the Foo House by Apollo Architects & Associates has a distinctive façade with exposed concrete and wooden lattices of Serangan batu wood.

 

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Tue 22.7.

Hub Creatic by Tetrarc (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.07.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Hub Creatic by Tetrarc, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

Hub Creatic by Tetrarc, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

70 startups, young companies developing new digital applications, are housed in Hub Creatic, a bright yellow clad building in Nantes, France designed by Tetrarc.

 

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Mon 21.7.

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI, photo: José Hevia Blach

Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona by TBI, photo: José Hevia Blach

Two requirements mark the design of the Hotel Vincci Gala Barcelona; first, the Monument Protection Department of Barcelona obligation to conserve both the facade and a large white marble staircase inside the building, and second, the name of the Hotel, ‘Gala’, referring to the wife and muse of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí.

 

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Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Atelier Raum (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Raum, photo: © Audrey Cerdan

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Atelier Raum, photo: © Audrey Cerdan

Located on the north coast of the Rhuys peninsula in the Bretagne région of northwestern France, Atelier Raum’s Holiday Home is situated at the edge of a lightly residential, wooded area overlooking the sea.

 

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Fri 18.7.

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Renowned Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has fully renovated the Boa Nova Tea House in Matosinhos, Portugal, one of his earliest commissions (1963).

 

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