In 2007, eight designers were asked to submit two designs for an international competition for Zero Energy Housing, on six sites in the middle of Sentul Park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From sixteen designs six designs were chosen to be constructed. The project is envisaged as one of the the first showcases of Sustainable Zero Energy Housing in the world. The competition brief called for houses t..
Yesterday, Bustler announced that the proposal by SPAN & Zeytinoglu has won the architectural competition for the design of the Austrian Pavilion at the Shanghai EXPO 2010. Here’s another noteworthy entry by Vienna-based studio Architects Collective that made it into the round of finalists. The title of the entry is “Waltz Me!”. Rendering of Architects Collective’s entry for the Austrian Expo Pa..
Just a few minutes ago, Bustler posted the news of Italian architect Alberto Catalano of Teknoarch winning the international competition to design the new House of Arts and Culture in Beirut, Lebanon. Here’s another very exciting entry for this international competition by Portuguese studio Kaputt! that was awarded an Honorable Mention. Kaputt! was founded in Lisbon in 2004 by eight young archit..
Israeli designer Arik Levy will present Osmosis, a collaboration with rapid prototyping company .MGX by Materialise, in Milan later this month. The crystal-inspired pieces will be shown at the Swarovski Crystal Palace exhibition at Via Savona 56 in Zona Tortona, from 22-27 April. Here’s a statement from Levy followed by a press release from .MGX by Materialise: – “Osmosis: Through the membrane o..
On March 25, Singapore unveiled the theme and design of the Singapore Pavilion for World Expo Shanghai 2010. The winning design “Urban Symphony” pays tribute to Singapore symbolizing its harmony of culture, progress and sustainability. Following the call for design submissions last year, Kay Ngee Tan Architects and partners were awarded lead architect for their winning concept. The winning desig..
This house in the mountains, designed by the architect Joan Anguita, brings all the glamour of Los Angeles to Barcelona, Spain. Partially suspended above the terrain, it is the dream home of a young businessman who loves collecting cars and organizing gatherings for his friends. The four-storey structure blends into its environment by means of a transparent glass façade that provides spectacular..
Leeser Architecture,an internationally recognized design firm, has won a invitedcompetition for a five-star luxury hotel in the Zayed Bay in Abu Dhabi,UAE. Called the Helix Hotel for itsstaggered floor plates, it rests in the bay, partially floating in thewater and adjacent to the serpentineSheik Zayed Bridge currently under construction by designer Zaha Hadid.With the Helix, LeeserArchitecture ..
Architects: Coll-Barreu Arquitectos - Juan Coll-Barreu & Daniel Gutierrez Zarza Location: Jaca (Huesca), Spain Collaborators: Pablo Castro, Gorka Garcia, Estibaliz Sanz Reyero, Jorge Bilbao Project year: 2004-2005 Construction year: 2005-2008 Constructed area: 18,123 sqm Budget: 24,418,149 EURO (US $32,97M) Structure: Arup Ice Production: Ati Contractor: Vias Photographs: Aleix Bague The City of..
Architects: Zwarts & Jansma Architecten Location: The Hague, The Netherlands Client: City of The Hague, project organisation RandstadRail Project year: 1999-2006 Contractor: combination Ballast-Nedam / De Boer Technical Design: Ingenieursbureau Gemeentewerken Rotterdam and IbDH Den Haag Photographs: 3D Pro, DigiDaan Randstadrail is a project for a new light urban rail network for the area betwee..
xian horticulture expo, courtesy serie architects xian horticulture expo, courtesy serie architects serie architects have just sent images of their 'xian horticulture expo masterplan' that was awarded a 2nd prize in xian china. like the xian city wall, this new structure, named the 'five climates crossing' will mark the centre of the park and simultaneously act as a connector, linking the entran..