Posts tagged as 'Architecture'
Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.08.2013 - Tagged as: Architecture, Germany, HENN
Glazed Software Factory by HENN
Germany’s HENN has won an architectural competition for an IT company’s new office building in Karlsruhe, Germany, the central theme of which is a ‘Glazed Software Factory’. “This is not only expressed in the external appearance of the new building but is also continued in the building structure and internal layout.” says HENN.
No Name Shop by Ayeneh Office, photo: Farshid Nasrabadi
“The experience of designing a shop without a specific use was a special one.” says Tehran-based architects Ayeneh Office. No Name Shop, located in the city of Isfahan-Najafabad south of Tehran, is an unusual project.
Windhover Contemplative Center by Aidlin Darling Design
Aidlin Darling’s design for The Windhover Contemplative Center on the campus of Stanford University in California used San Francisco Bay area artist Nathan Oliveira’s meditative Windhover paintings as inspiration for the one-story, 4,000 square foot spiritual retreat.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.08.2013 - Tagged as: Architecture, Australia
Northcote Design Studio by Assemble
The main feature of architecture and design firm Assemble’s studio in Northcote, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, is the ceiling, a geometric form comprising triangular, origami-inspired folds of timber battens that conceals pipes, ductwork and more.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.08.2013 - Tagged as: Architecture, Art, Hello Wood
Hello Wood 2013, jury-prize winner Poliphony, “The architects created a place where our senses spring back to life and where our hearing, touching, smelling and moving melt into one whole experience that creates an intense connection between poeple and nature.” Photo: Kékesi Donát.
The 2013 edition of Hello Wood, a multidisciplinary art camp where well-known and recognized experts and artists share their knowledge with talented students, this year gave 120 young designers and architects the opportunity to work with the field’s best international minds in order to rediscover the significance of vanishing human connections.
‘Garmoshka’ micro-architecture by Mariana Stefanet
Designed to host two people in an open space, second-year Reims School of Art and Design Masters student Mariana Stefanet’s ‘Garmoshka’ is elegant and minimalist micro-architecture.
Located on the grounds of a scheduled ancient monument in the market town of Taunton, UK, Moxon Architects’ Castle Green Bridge is a pedestrian bridge that links the listed medieval castle and river with nearby retail and redevelopment.
Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.07.2013 - Tagged as: Architecture, Rudy Ricciotti
European & Mediterranean Civilisations Museum by Rudy Ricciotti, photo: Lisa Ricciotti, courtesy American Hardwood Export Council
MUCEM, the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, is the flagship project in Marseille’s ongoing architectural and cultural renaissance, a monolithic marriage of glass and reinforced concrete by Algerian-born French architect Rudy Ricciotti.