Posts filed under 'Architecture'

Wed 4.1.

Pavilion of Reflections by Studio Tom Emerson at ETH Zürich

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.01.2017 - Tagged as:

Pavilion of Reflections by Studio Tom Emerson at ETH Zürich

Photographer: Studio Tom Emerson

Studio Tom Emerson creates a floating pavilion for Manifesta 11.

 

A team of thirty architecture students from Studio Tom Emerson at ETH Zurich have designed and built a pavilion for Manifesta 11, the nomadic, European biennial of contemporary art. Floating in the lake against the backdrop of the city centre, the Pavillon of Reflections serves as the biennial’s public forum: as a meeting point, as a cinema for screening films produced as part of the biennial, reflected in the public swimming bath, open to the public during the day.

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The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jewish People in World War II by Nizio Design International Studio

Photographer: Lech Kwartowicz / © Nizio Design International

The Ulma Family Museum of Poles Saving Jewish People during World War II in Markowa is Poland’s first institution commemorating Poles who helped Jews. The museum’s ascetic architectural form that cuts into the ground, as well as the exhibition hidden inside, was designed by Nizio Design International. The museum was opened March 17, 2016.

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Fri 30.12.

Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.12.2016 - Tagged as:

Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects

Photographer: Peter Bennetts

S+P and their 8 year old twin sons asked for a home “for community, art and nature to come together”. We designed them a village.

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Investcorp Building for Oxford University’s Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College by Zaha Hadid

Photographer: Luke Hayes, © Investcorp Building for Oxford University’s Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College

Founded in 1957, the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College serves as the University of Oxford’s facility for research and teaching on the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey from the 19th century to the present day, with its focus on the research of humanities and social sciences. The centre has been housed at 68 Woodstock Road (the former rectory of the Church of St Philip and St James, built in 1887) since 1978.

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Wed 28.12.

KOYA no SUMIKA by mA-style architects

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KOYA no SUMIKA by mA-style architects

Photographer: © Kai Nakamura

This is an extension plan for a young couple’s house next to the main house. The main house is a one story Japanese style house with about 200m2, which is commonly seen in rural areas. It is a big house with many rooms and mainly consists of large spaces for people to gather and to provide hospitality. However, the young couple desired feelings of ease and spaces that ensure quiet and comfortable times.

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Thu 22.12.

The Dean Hotel by ASH NYC

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.12.2016 - Tagged as:

The Dean Hotel by ASH NYC

Photographer: Christian Harder

 

Located in the heart of historic downtown Providence, The Dean is a 52­‐room hotel housed in an early 20th century brick building that has been thoughtfully restored by Brooklyn­‐based owner and designer ASH NYC. This picturesque 5-­story hotel sits in the center of a vibrant culinary and cultural scene, and is located just a few blocks from Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. The property features unique interiors that give a fresh take on comfort and simplicity, while retaining many of the building’s handsome original features, including its mosaic tile flooring and brick façade.

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Mon 19.12.

J House by Domino Architects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.12.2016 - Tagged as:

J House by Domino Architects

Photographer: Gottingham

“I renovated a room of an old Japanese apartment into a flat for new lifestyle by inserting several simple wooden boxy volumes.”
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Fri 16.12.

Sawmill House by Archier

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Sawmill House by Archier

Photographer: Benjamin Hosking

The Sawmill House is a regional dwelling in an industrial setting. It uses 270 large reclaimed one tonne blocks of reclaimed concrete which anchor it into the landscape and a dynamic active building envelope to regulate the internal environment. The dwelling is a hand crafted upgrade from an existing rather rustic, bohemian abode, befitting a regionally based sculptor.

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