The winners of the Valparaiso Cultural Center competition in Chile were just announced. The competition came after a proposal from brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer was rejected. The Cultural Center will be built where the former prison stood for the last 150 years. The winning projects are: 1st Prize - Jonathan Holmes, Martín Labbé, Carolina Portugueis, Osvaldo Spichiger 2nd Prize - Patricio M..
Los Angeles architects Frederick Fisher and Partners have sent in images of Santa Ynez Residence, a family home in California’s Santa Ynez Valley. The home was completed in 2006. Here’s some info from the architects: – SANTA YNEZ RESIDENCE Santa Ynez, California 2006 A 20 acre site in the Santa Ynez Valley of California dominates the landscape with extensive views of the surrounding mountains an..
Architects: JDS Architects Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox A house of 1000 sqm can almost be populated rather than inhabited to the least it can entertain quite a party! We have designed a house around the principle ..
Architect Dietmar Koering of Arphenotype has designed these electricity pylons for a competition to envisage a new power transmission network in Iceland. Each pylon would be between 17 and 32 metres tall, with the shape of each one varying according to its longitude and latitude. “A parametric code drives the heights in an continuous gradient, which will be manufactured physically through help o..
The Joule, A Luxury Collection Hotel Dallas, Texas. Located in the heart of one of America뭩 most dynamic cities, The Joule is one of Dallas뭩 most stylish and contemporary hotels. Adam D. Tihany conceived the 129-room boutique hotel, rooftop pool, and public spaces with effortless elegance, putting The Joule in a unique class of its own. Jules Verne뭩 Journey to the Center of the Earth is the insp..