The Els Colors kindergarten, designed by RCR Arquitectes, exhibits a simplicity in its composition that is achieved through the juxtaposition of sections that differ only in colour. The classrooms, communal areas and cafeteria are spread across two rectangular, single level sections, which are connected by a covered passageway that also gives access to the internal courtyard. A taller section ..
Architects: Snohetta Location: Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway Client: Ministry of Church an Cultural Affairs Area: 38.500sqm Construction start: 2004 Completion: 2007 Contractors: 55 contracts Geological Engineer: NGI Structural Engineer: Reinertsen Engineering ANS Electrical Engineer: Ingeniør Per Rasmussen AS Theatre Planning: Theatre Project Consultants Acoustics: Brekke Strand Akustikk, Arup Acous..
FEATURED PROJECT BY BING THOM ARCHITECTS Located in a vibrant multicultural neighbourhood in South Vancouver, the Sunset Community Centre houses a pre-school, gymnasium, exercise rooms and a host of other community activities. The building has been integrated into the Vancouver Park Board's nursery which will take on an additional role as an educational and recreational resource for the communit..
Dutch architecture office FARO architecten bv sent us this amazing experimental house, where the main idea was to give big spaces to the client. Be sure to check out the lounge hanging from the ceiling. Architect: FARO architecten bv Location: Steigereiland, Netherlands Construction Year: September 2006 - February 2007 Contractor: Kerkhofs montagebouw Finishing: Dick Caarls Technical advice: P..
Architects: ssm Architekten ag Location: Solothurn, Switzerland Project year: 2004 Construction year: 2005 Engineering: H. Katzenstein AG Constructed Area: 1,720 sqm Photographs: Hansruedi Riesen When the critic, in his early forties, already while leafing through the programme on the website, begins to feel like snow white in the forest - mesmerised, but also without a clue and any orientation ..
Architect: Pilar García A., Carolina Portugueis W., Martín Labbé P. Location: Zapallar, V Región, Chile Contractor: Belco S.A. Structure: Joel Contreras Site area: 5,000 sqm Built area: 396 sqm Project Year: 2006 Construction Year: 2007 Building materials: Concrete, Stone, Wood Photographs: Carolina Portugueis, Martin Labbe The house is located in the north hillside of Zapallar’s bay, on the c..
Architect: Erick Van Egeraat Program: Educational building for vocational education, including sports facilities Location: Doetinchem, Netherlands Client: Stichting CoVoa, Doetinchem Constructed Area: 16.400sqm Construction start: 2004 Completion: 2006 Structures: ABT-C, Delft Landscape: Poldergast, Polsbroek The new Metzo College, located in Doetinchem, a City in the East of the Netherlands, ho..
Architects: Alejandro Beals, Christian Beals Location: Lago Rupanco, Region de los Lagos, Chile Design Year: 2004-2005 Construction Year: 2005-2006 Collaborator: Loreto Lyon Structure: Patricio Stagno Contractor: Nicolas Aranguiz, Mauricio Carrasco Site Area: 5,000 sqm Constructed Area: 280 sqm The house is located on the edge of lake Rupanco, in the south of Chile. The 160 x 30 meters site has ..
Architects: MMBB Arquitetos Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Architects in charge: Fernando de Mello Franco, Marta Moreira, Milton Braga Project team: Marina Sabino, Marcia Terazaki, Marina Acayaba, Rodrigo Brancher, Thiago Rolemberg Client: Iran do Espirito Santo Project year: 2004-2005 Construction year: 2005-2006 Site Area: 500 sqm Constructued Area: 435 sqm Budget: US $425,000 Structural Engineer..