Posts filed under 'Architecture'
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.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: holiday home, Raum
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.
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).
Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.07.2014 - Tagged as: OMA
G-Star Raw HQ by OMA, photo: Copyright G-Star Raw
Dutch architects OMA’s headquarters for designer clothing brand G-Star Raw has been shortlisted for the 2014 World Architecture Festival awards in Singapore. The building, located in the industrial edge of Amsterdam, has the outward appearance of an airport hangar.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.07.2014 - Tagged as: Foster + Partners
Imperial War Museum First World War Galleries by Foster + Partners, photo: Nigel Young, Foster + Partners
The first phase of a long-term major transformation at the Imperial War Museum in London has been unveiled. The new galleries, centred on a new atrium designed by Foster + Partners, are part of the commemoration of the centenary of the First World War.
‘Landsdowne House’ by Affleck de la Riva architects, photo: Drew Hadley
‘Landsdowne House’, a semi-detached house on a hill side in Westmount, a privileged inner-city suburb of Montreal, Quebec, is “an essay in asymmetry”.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.07.2014 - Tagged as: Koncept Stockholm, Stockholm
HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm, photo: Felix Odell
HTL Hotels is a new hotel concept that offers a simplified experience as well as a luxury feel on a budget. Koncept Stockholm was responsible for the interior and design of the first HTL Hotel, the 274-room HTL Kungsgatan in the city centre of Stockholm.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.07.2014 - Tagged as: H2O architectes, Paris
Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard
On a very tight and narrow site in Paris, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings, h2o architects have created an extension and refurbishment of a nursery for 24 children.