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Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Wed 22.6.

The Bridge by Threefold Architects (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

The Bridge by Threefold Architects, photo: Charles Hosea

The Bridge by Threefold Architects, photo: Charles Hosea

The Bridge is a new typology of work environment. A long, undulating, multi level structure spanning two floors in a double height office and recreational spaces. Conceived as a continuous folded surface, Threefold Architects designed a prefabricated cross-laminated timber and is a structurally dynamic form.

 

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Tue 21.6.

CASA CUBO by Isay Weinfeld (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

CASA CUBO by Isay Weinfeld, photo: Fernando Guerra

CASA CUBO by Isay Weinfeld, photo: Fernando Guerra

Casa Cubo, the initiative of a couple of art collectors, was conceived to house a lodging and support center to artists and the development of the arts, but with all necessary facilities to serve as a home. The program was solved within a cubic block, split vertically into three levels and a mezzanine. (text by Isay Weinfeld)

 

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Marine Base Amsterdam Building 27E by bureau SLA

Marine Base Amsterdam Building 27E by bureau SLA

The Marine Base in Amsterdam has been a restricted military area for centuries, the main windows are fronted with solid timber screens of Accoya wood, an acetylated wood with excellent sustainable properties. The pattern of the blinds is an interpretation of all the national flags of the countries of the European Community. (text by bureau SLA)

 

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Mon 20.6.

SEAM CENTER by Urban Society (KR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

SEAM CENTER by Urban Society, photo: Namsun Lee

SEAM CENTER by Urban Society, photo: Namsun Lee

Urban Society has built an internal staircase for a co-working space and 2nd & 3rd floor of a shared house, the feature staircases resolving the vertical moving line matter. With this conceptive thinking and actualization, we could extend the boundary of architecture. (text by Urban Society)

 

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Blairgowrie 2 by InForm (AU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Blairgowrie 2 by InForm, photo: Hilary Bradford & Derek Swalwell

Blairgowrie 2 by InForm, photo: Hilary Bradford & Derek Swalwell

Inform Architect designed a long linear roof plane that caps the entire building, protecting the loggia and deck. A full height vertical timber screen protects the loggia from the west and creates a dynamic front façade.

 

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Sun 19.6.

Skinning Up: Old Buildings, New Facades – Part I

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

The new Corten-steel box within which the old Saarhaus sits affords the building two additional storeys. Photo: sop architekten, krischerfotografie

The new Corten-steel box within which the old Saarhaus sits affords the building two additional storeys. Photo: sop architekten, krischerfotografie

Be it for functional, aesthetic or energy-saving reasons, architects internationally are getting superficial and wrapping up existing structures or reworking facades. (text by Bettina Krause)

 

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House in Leiria by Aires Mateus e Associados, photo: SG+FG

House in Leiria by Aires Mateus e Associados, photo: SG+FG

The house is a recognisable archetype emptied of its centre by the light designed by a three height courtyard that opens horizontally at the garden level. Scale and volume are controlled in a chaotic context, with a clear identity that from its core relates with the historical legacy far away: the Leiria Castle. (text by Aires Mateus e Associados)

 

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Thu 16.6.

Landmark by Monadnock (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.06.2016 - Tagged as: ,

Landmark by Monadnock

Landmark by Monadnock

Monadnock has created a cladding structure with a combination of green and red bricks. The intention of the design is to be optimistic and approachable: it aims to be accessible and touchable. The building is conceived as a small object: abstract from a distance and intimate upon closer inspection.

 

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