We´ve seen tons of pictures of both the exterior and the inner court of Herzog & de Meuron’s bird nest in Beijing during the Olympics. But what we haven’t seen is the intermediate space inside the nest fibers, a space which looked amazing on the early renderings. But thanks to Edgar Gonzalez, we can see the colorful inners of the Bird’s Nest through Manuel Ocaña’s Flickr. Pictures after the break.
Architects: Boyd Cody Architects - Sinead Bourke, Dermot Boyd, Peter Cody, James Corbett, Ryan Kennihan Location: Rathmines, Dublin 6, Ireland Programme: Residential House Engineer: John Casey Site Area: 121.5 sqm Constructued Area: 110 sqm Budget: 250,000 EURO (US $394,900) Design & Construction: 2004-2005 External Materials: Brick, Satin Anodised Aluminium Windows Interior Materials: White Oak..
Location: Lazaro Cardenas, Jalisco, Mexico Architects: AD 11 Grupo de Arquitectura y Diseno / Salvador Macias, Francisco Gutierrez Collaborators: Israel Melo (arq), Belen Aldapa (arq), Margarita Peredo (arq), Alejandra Fernandez (arq), Almendra Magana (arq), Manuel Rivera (ing), Javier Ruiz (arq), Lou Peresandi (dis), Alfredo Barb (dis). Client: KP Alazraki Built area: 2280 sqm Photos: Mito Cova..
Masahiro Kinoshita of KINO architects and Yu Sakuma of SAK architects have designed a small house in the suburbs of Tokyo. The four-storey house is shared by the owner and a tenant, who occupies the second floor. Photographs by Hiroyuki Hira. Here’s some more information from the architects: – “Guest House Tokyo” Small piece of land / Fragment of a dream The site is in a suburb of Tokyo. This is..
Architects: wHY Architecture Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Client: Grand Rapids Art Museum Area: 125.000sqf Construction start: 2004 Completion: 2007 General contractors: Rockford / Pepper Construction Concrete contractor: Grand River Construction Structural Engineer: Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners Environmental Engineer: Atelier Ten / Design Plus, Inc. Lighting Consultant: Isometrix L..
Architect: Sami Rintala Location: Kirkenes, Barents Region, North East Norway Client: Pikene pa Broen, Via Travels Planification and execution: August 2005, 10 days Materials: Wood, Bricks and Steel Wires Dimensions: 6m (long) x 2,5 m (width) x 5 m (height) Area: 20sqm Construction team: Sami Rintala, George Lovett (architecture student, University of Sheffield, UK), Borghild Hulsvik (architectu..
Architect: Marcio Kogan Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Design Year: 2006 Construction Year: 2007 Co-author: Bruno Gomes, Bruno Guedes Collaborators: Diana Radomysler, Oswaldo Pessano, Renata Furlanetto, Samanta Cafardo, Suzana Glogowski, Lair Reis, Carolina Castroviejo, Eduardo Glycerio, Maria Cristina Motta, Gabriel Kogan, Mariana Simas Client: Vitra Site Area: 504 sqm Constructed Area: 250 sqm Co..
Tezuka Architects have designed a hillside studio-house in Ushimado, Japan. The house has a total floor area of 152 square metres. Photographs are by Katsuhisa Kida. Lighting design by Masahide Kakudate Lighting Architect & Associates. Construction by Fujiki Koumuten.
Architect: Giancarlo Mazzanti Collaborators: Andres Sarmiento, Juan Manuel Gil, Freddy Pantoja, Camilo Mora, Pedro Saa, Alejandro Pina, Ivan Ucros, Gustavo Vasquez Location: Santo Domingo, Colombia Project Year: 2005 Construction Year: 2007 Constructed Area: 5500 sqm Concrete Structure: Sergio Tobon Steel Structure: Alberto Ashner Photographs: Sergio Gomez Background and needs The Project is loc..