A family home with large open spaces was the core consideration of the client brief for Bloomfield. Designed by FGR Architects, natural light, simple materials, space, and height have all been cleverly incorporated to allow a family to entertain and grow into. Upon arrival, visitors are welcomed by an understated angular façade of the contemporary home that sits proudly amongst the streetscapes of . Consisting of striking concrete and large glass panels, the eye is immediately drawn to the raw beauty of these materials, all of which are protected by a strong, black, extended screen placed neatly on the street front.
A 19th-century house has been transformed into a 21st-century powerhouse for ideas for Quinnipiac University’s Brand Strategy Group, which is responsible for the University’s marketing, communications, brand strategy and identity, and digital initiatives.
BART//BRATKE & have released images of their proposed new in , . The “Nuremberg Konzerthaus” seeks to extend the historically rich heritage of the Meistersingerhalle municipal center, contributing a unique musical experience to the cultural city. The proposed concert hall establishes a dialogue with the Meistersingerhalle, connected in a symbolic “band” podium made of natural , recalling the rock formations of nearby quarries.
Open plan living and the ability to live in and through your home has inspired this transparent and easy-living family home. Set between the Indian Creek Canal and Pine Tree Drive in ’s historic Collin’s Waterfront district, the SAOTA-designed space is expansive and fluid – opening up to the activity of the canal when desired, or contained when privacy is needed.
and have released details of their entry for the design of a new in Schönbrunn , . Developed in collaboration with specialists ATT, “Poseidon’s Realm” was designed to be “elegant, simple and mysterious, lying across the landscape like a great veil.” The scheme was awarded second place in an for the design, with the winner yet to be announced.
With over 300 apparel companies, BC’s lower mainland is a center of excellence for technical fashion design, and the new Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is set to be the preeminent school for this industry on the West Coast. The broader purpose of the University is to fuel the local economy by generating a steady pool of talent and expertise in the fields of graphic design, interior design, fashion marketing, and fashion technology. The design of the new school fosters interdisciplinary collaboration by positioning flexible design studios, labs, open offices and shared spaces across all five floors.
Located at a green residential area in São Paulo, the program was split in three blocks (service, private and leisure spaces), stacked in a way as to create a wall-less social zone that is completely integrated with the garden, where the whole extension of the site can be discerned.
In March 1972, an article in The Architectural Review proclaimed that this structure was “probably the best building in since’s Cité de Refuge for the Salvation Army.” The article was, of course, referring to Brazilian architect’s first project in Europe: the Headquarters in ,, built between 1967 and 1980. Having worked with on the 1952 in and recently finished the as well as additional iconic government buildings in, was no stranger to the intimate relationship between architecture and political power.
At first, books were kept in chests but as they became published in bulk they moved into the cupboard. The doors came off and the bookcase began to evolve. Today, bookcases can be integral architectural elements that shape space and, in some cases, even light. In celebration of International Day of the Book on April 23rd, ArchDaily compiled this round-up of architecturally, innovative bookcases. Scroll down to see inventive architectural book storage from , , , and more.
The premises are located in a building’s ground floor, in the Gracia neighbourhood in . It has been catalogued with a level C of protection (Well of Urban Interest). As from the 90s, it has worked as a bar with a mixed licence. The interior, as it happens with the vast majority of ground floors from the 1900s in , has the shape of an elongated tube, with a small patio at the back.
It’s fun to go to the dentist. Mostly you don’t expect a dental practice to be warm and cozy. But that’s exactly what Declerck-Daels, Architecten conceived for this small building in Bruges. Clearly this client didn’t want a clean medical room.
The ‘Bonjour India Experience’ was the flagship initiative of the Bonjour India 2017-2018, a festival which celebrated Indo-French collaborations through more than 300 events spread over four months across 33 Indian cities. At the heart of the festival, The Bonjour India Experience pavilion was a one-of-its-kind travelling exhibition at the intersection of art, architecture, design and urbanism. The 9 meter high, 800 square metre and 40 tonne installation travelled approx. 3500 kilometres from the iconic India Gate in Delhi to Cross Maidan Garden behind the historic Churchgate Station Mumbai to become the star attraction of the world’s largest book fair in Kolkata over a period three months. It welcomed more than 180,000 visitors over a period of 30 odd days spread over the three cities.
Lvdu Living Art Museum is an experimental building with Hui Zhou regional characteristics and innovative living experience. JHD architects was trying to refine and improve the beauty of "Huizhou impression" which exists in people's mind long time ago, it will be presented in a new way as a new demonstration area that can be accepted by the local people and also can fully reflect the innovative life concept of modern society lifestyle.
Mountain shelters serve as protection for climbers during severe weather conditions. However, a Bulgarian design team discovered that many shelters have been destroyed, putting mountaineers at risk. As the winning proposal for the competition "Architecture of 2050," this innovative building addresses this critical problem through a combination of sustainability, materiality and technology.
A pure volume, slightly lit, sits in the middle of a garden. It is a private chapel in Quinta de St. Ov&iódio in Lousada, built between 1989 and 2001 and designed by &Aólvaro Siza Vieira. The project starts from a path, where you can see the prismatic white volume from afar. As you pass through the building and some steps, you arrive at the entrance square. Here you will notice that Siza differentiated the main facade, in stone, from the other three, in white painted concrete, giving it importance.
Casa is located in a coastal town, formed by a harmonious network of streets, an eclectic architecture with impressive gardens rich in flora. is a place where tradition and modernity are joining. The people of the town are migrating, selling at good prices and yielding to new constructions.
There has been increasing awareness in recent years of the importance of infrastructure for pedestrians. These additions to the urban environment improve the quality of cities by connecting spaces and shortening travel distances, and their introduction can be beneficial not only to pedestrians but also to cyclists seeking a more environmentally friendly method of transport. In order to encourage the use of pedestrian infrastructure, here we present 15 footbridges, alongside their construction details, to showcase innovative solutions in terms of materials, forms, and structures.
In the vanguard of contemporary architecture, the new Clichy-Batignolles neighborhood (PARIS) bears the hallmark of preliminary workshops of which it resulted between the converter, the contracting authorities and the two architectural firms Itar and Fresh (agent): diversity and cohabitation are its trademarks.