Last Friday, Bustler posted the news of Italian architect Alberto Catalano of Teknoarch winning the international competition to design Lebanon’s new Arts and Culture House. Here’s another competition proposal by Copenhagen-based firm JAJA Architects. The title of the concept is “Culture Bazaar”. “Culture Bazaar” by JAJA Architects This is how JAJA describe the project: The Culture Bazaar is a p..
Architects: Studio Tam associati Location: Soba (Khartoum), Sudan Project Team: Raul Pantaleo, Simone Sfriso, Massimo Lepore, Sebastiano Crescini with Pietro Parrino and Gino Strada Feasability project: Gino Strada, Eniliano Cinelli, Fabrizio Fasano, Andrea Cioffi Program coordinator: Pietro Parrino, Rossella Miccio (Emergency NGO) Consultants: Francesco Steffinlongo (structural engineering), St..
Belgian practice BURO II designed some new projects around this historic site with a great importance to the city of Ostend. This is, amongst others, determined by its location: the proximity to the sea the Royal Galleries and the historically important Thermae Palace. The former racecourse for horse racing was turned into a collection of projects, and a crossroads of activities, which bring a n..
Architects: Saucier + Perrotte architectes Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Project team: Alain Desforges, Andrew Butler, Thomas Balaban, Anna Bendix, Nathalie Cloutier, Dominique Dumais, Eric Dupras, Louis-Philippe Frappier, Darrell de Grandmont, Louis-Charles Lasnier, Christine Levine, Jean-Francois Mathieu, Claudio Nunez, Benjamin Rankin, Pierre-Alexandre Rheaume, Samantha Schneider Str..
New Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, designed by Bernard Tschumi Architects will open in June. The museum will provide a permanent house to archaeological treasures from the Acropolis. Top image: main entrance lobby. Photo by Nikos Daniilidis. Above: exterior. Photo by Christian Richters. Glass walls will allow exhibits to be viewed in natural light, as they would have been seen in ancient ti..
Here are new images of architects Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to the Tate Modern art gallery in London, which was recently granted planning permission. More details plus images of the architects earlier design for the extension in our earlier story. The extension will add a new wing and also convert underground tanks (below), previously used to store oil for the former power station, into new..
Architects: x Architekten Location: Oberosterreich, Austria Client: Private Construction: Concrete Constructed Area: 273 sqm Project Year: 2003-2005 Photographs: Max Nirnberger Task: The client has commissioned a residential house with integrated working area. The task was to create a clear separation between the working and living areas via a shared neutral entrance. The house was built on a cl..
Last week, Bustler reported on the winners of the international competition for the new Munch Area in Oslo’s waterfront neighborhood Bjørvika. The proposal “Yin Yang” by New York-based architecture firm REXwon the second prize in this competition (together with the proposal“Girls on the Bridge” by Christ & Gantenbein, Switzerland and LieØyen Arkitekter, Norway). Here’s a closer look at REX’s con..