Barcelona-based H Arquitectes have completed School Gym 704 in Barberà del Vallès, Spain. Commissioned by the city council of Barberà del Vallès, School Gym 704 is a prefabricated, prism shaped building with a sloping roof. The gym’s design includes a porch which provides access to the changing rooms and an outdoor running track for the children’s education centre. The structure of the gym is ma..
NRJA, previously featured on our AD Futures series, shared their entry for the House of Arts and Culture competition in Beirut, Lebanon. Project description and images after the break. Proposal for the House of Arts and Culture (the Lebanese-Omani Centre) is based on principles incorporated within competition’s guideline and architecture brief. The House of Arts and Culture tend to become the fi..
Design studio 1:2:3 and student Kristoffer Sundin have developed an interior and graphic identity for the Rio cinema in Stockholm, Sweden. The concept echoes the original design of the 1940’s cinema while accommodating the venue’s events programme of seminars, theatre, art installations and musical performances. Modular furniture can be rearranged and the pendant lights can be gathered together ..
Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Architects have completed a church in Foligno, Italy. The new building will be opened on Friday. Photographs by Moreno Maggi. Here’s some more information from Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas Architects: – Friday 24 April at 11 a.m. will be presented the new Church in Foligno, based on plans by Architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas. The project was won in 200..
A green heart Luca Peralta, Alessandra Centrone, Italy 3ti Engineering Integrated Projects Campobasso (CB), Italy introduction. Our project proposal aimed at upgrading the Provincial Library P. Albino Campobasso, is an objective not only the extension and resolution of critical point of the existing library system, but especially the reorganization of the whole plant architecture in a coherent a..
Designer Marcel Wanders has completed the interior of fashion store Villa Moda in Bahrain. The heavily patterned interior includes mannequins with mirrors in place of heads. More information in our previous story; see also Jaime Hayon’s design for Villa Moda in Dudbai. Win a copy of new monograph Marcel Wanders - Behind the Ceiling in our competition. Here’s some more information from Marcel Wan..
Architects: Polaris Architects Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Principals in Charge: Jean & Luc Larnaudie Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009-2010 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox Villa #63 by Polaris Architects is entitled Showcase Study House. The building aims to meet the expectati..
Lima-based architect Juan Carlos Doblado featured in our 2006 architect's directory. Since then, he's completed several more beach houses on Playa del Sol and this structure, a spectacular new private house in the foothills of the Andes. The new building comprises of two concrete pavilions, one nestled into the shallow slope, the other cantilevered forwards across the site. Doblado describes the..