Posts tagged as 'Architecture'

European & Mediterranean Civilisations Museum by Rudy Ricciotti, photo: Lisa Ricciotti, Charles Plumey, courtesy American Hardwood Export Council

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.

 

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Wed 24.7.

Lakeside house by spado architects ZT GmbH (AT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Lakeside house by spado architects ZT GmbH

Lakeside house by spado architects ZT GmbH, photo: Kurt Kuball

An extension to a lakeside house by spado architects ZT GmbH plays on the shape of the landscape, a steep slope that runs from south to north down to the lake.

 

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Sun 21.7.

Taizu Restaurant, Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem (IL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Taizu Restaurant, Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem

Taizu Restaurant, Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem, photo: Amit Geron

Pitsou Kedem’s new restaurant in Tel-Aviv embraces rich western influences, and though western culture serves as a major source of inspiration for the project, Asia is celebrated in the reinterpretation of traditional local food by chef Yuval Ben Neria and evoked through the interior and lighting design.

 

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Fri 19.7.

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.07.2013 - Tagged as: ,

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes

20 logements sociaux, Paris by h2o architectes, photo: Stéphane Chalmeau

A building in Paris which did not meet hygiene and security standards for social housing was recently rehabilitated by h2o architectes, adding a unique contemporary extension to the 19th century building as well as 20 new social units and three new commercial spaces on rue Godefroy Cavaignac.

 

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Montpellier Pavilion by Robin Juzon Architecte for FAV

Montpellier Pavilion by Robin Juzon Architecte for FAV

Architect Robin Juzon has created a “waffle” structured reception pavilion made of wood for the Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV) in Montpellier, France.

 

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Thu 11.7.

Saunalahti comprehensive school by Verstas Architects (FI)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.07.2013 - Tagged as:

Saunalahti comprehensive school by Verstas Architects

Saunalahti comprehensive school by Verstas Architects, photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

In recent years Finnish education has ranked very high in international comparisons (see the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment, PISA, for more). According to Finnish architects Verstas, this success is due in part to municipalities investing in quality school architecture.

 

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'Cloud City: An Urban Ecosystem' by Chris Bosse for LAVA, photo: Brett Boardman

‘Cloud City: An Urban Ecosystem’ by Chris Bosse for LAVA, photo: Brett Boardman

Chris Bosse, one of 12 Australian designers exhibiting in the Australian Design Centre’s CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade creative program, has created ‘Cloud City: An urban ecosystem’, a sculptural rendition of a future city. Exploring the potential of design in our lives, “CUSP designers generate ideas that could change the way we inhabit the world” says the Australian Design Centre.

 

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Tue 2.7.

’24 Lines’ light sculpture by 1024 Architecture (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 02.07.2013 - Tagged as:

'24 Lines' light sculpture by 1024 Architecture

’24 Lines’ light sculpture by 1024 Architecture, photo: Brice Pelleschi

On the site of the former Royal College of Medicine in the middle of Montpellier, France, 1024 architecture (Pierre Schneider and François Wunschel) have created an art installation that serves as the entrance hall and café for La Panacée, an art centre.

 

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