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Posts tagged as 'Concrete'

MON Factory/House by EASTERN Design Office; photo by Kouichi Torimura

Anna Nakamura and Tajyo Jinno of the Japanese practice EASTERN Design Office have realised this elevated, single-storey building located in Gojo, Kyoto Prefecture. Designed to accommodate a local craftsman, the MON Factory/House features a perforated, overlapping façade and encompasses both work and living spaces, two courtyards as well as a small shop situated at the front of the house. (more…)

Wed 27.7.

New Cultural Centre by Fündc (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 27.07.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

New Cultural Centre by Fündc; photo by César Gª Guerra

Hailed as ‘the largest urban intervention of the last decades made on Pozuelo de Alarcón municipality, Madrid province’ and covering a total area of 20.000-square-meters, this imposing concrete cultural centre and the adjacent ‘network of pedestrian spaces’ has been recently completed by the Spanish practice specialising in architecture and urban planning Fündc. (more…)

House in Ropponmatsu, Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates; photo courtesy of the architects

The Hiroshima-based award-winning practice Kazunori Fujimoto Architect & Associates has recently completed this minimalist three-storey family house located in the Rapponmatsu area of the Japanese city of Fukuoka. Striking in its austere simplicity, the L-shaped form of the building has been determined by the long-and-narrow, rectangular shape of the site. (more…)

Tue 28.6.

EDF Archives Centre by LAN (FR)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 28.06.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

EDF Archives Centre by LAN; photographer: ©Julien Lanoo

The Parisian practice LAN – Local Architecture Network – has recently completed this archive centre for the French energy giant EDF. Located in Bure-Saudron, the five-storey 7,000-square-meter

building blends seamlessly into the surrounding landscape thanks to its simple form and the earth-coloured concrete façade encompassing some 120,000 stainless steel studs. Apart from the archives, the centre also comprises a number of airy offices which ‘have an ideal view on the surrounding landscape.’ (more…)

Mon 27.6.

Designer Portrait: Studio IVANKA Concrete Works

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 27.06.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Katalin and Andras Ivanka of Budapest-based IVANKA Studio and Concrete Works

Concrete has in recent times become a highly popular material for product and furniture design. One of the founders of this trend is Studio IVANKA, which was established in Budapest by Katalin and Andras Ivanka in 2003… (by Susanne Fritz)

 

to Susanne Fritz’s article on Architonic

 

to Studio IVANKA’s projects on Architonic

Tue 31.5.

View House by JOHNSTONMARKLEE (AR)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 31.05.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

View House by JOHNSTONMARKLEE; photo by Gustavo Frittegotto

Striking, surprising and decidedly out-of-the-ordinary, this concrete 3200-square-foot View House is not an archetypal nondescript suburban development. Concurrently curvilinear and angular, the project has been realised by the LA-practice JOHNSTONMARKLEE and is located on the outskirts of the Argentinian city of Rosario. (more…)

Mon 2.5.

L40 by Bundschuh Architekten (DE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 02.05.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

L40 building in Berlin by Bundschuh Architekten; photo by Jan Bitter

L40, the monolithic, geometrical building on Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz in Berlin-Mitte is a collaborative project designed by Bundschuh Architekten and Cosima von Bonin. This sombre, striking and instantly-recognisable structure was commissioned by Verein zur Förderung der Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz e.V. and the building was competed in January 2010. (more…)

Orto is a floor and wall covering system with a network of splits on its surface to plant moss

ORTO is a decorative concrete with moss and provides an alternative solution for common planting. The plants can be set into the furrows of the elements thus forming a breathing green surface along the ornamentation.

(more…)

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