L40 by Roger Bundschuh and Cosima von Bonin Construction begins on Berlin condominium project by Roger Bundschuh and Artist Cosima von Bonin. Situated on historic Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz in Berlin-Mitte, this 2500 sqm luxury condominium building takes unique advantage of its small triangular site. Breaking with the previously rigid Berlin urban planning codes, the building will present itself as a ..
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal Building type: Representation and Offices (Consulate) Project Scope: Full contract Client: Statsbygg, The Directorate of Public Constuction and Property Size: 800m2 Budget: 10 MILL. NOK Schedule: Completed June 2008 The Norwegian Embassy in Nepal by Kristin Jarmund Architects The new Norwegian Embassy is to be built onthe north end of the existing embassy site in the P..
Architects: King Roselli Architetti Client: Pontificial Lateran University Location: Rome, Italy Collaborators: Giandomenico Florio, Ulich Grosse, Christina Hoffmann, Arianna Nobile, Enrica Testi, Katia Scarioni, Toyohiko Yamaguchi Project chief: Andrea Ricci Building cost: 7m Euros Interior Cost: 1m Euros Materials: Concrete Project Start: 2004 Project Complete: 2006 Photographers: Santi Caleca..
Architects: Jose Maria Saez and David Barragan Client: Desiree Marin Location: La Morita, Tumbaco, Quito-Ecuador Collaborators: Alejandra Andrade Builder: Jaime Quinga Prefabricated Elements: Hector Sanchez Engineering: Cesar Izurieta Material Aspect: concrete, wood, glass Status: Complete: 2006 Photographers: Raed Gindeya, Jose Maria Saez Bearing Flowerpots A garden and a client without fear. A..
Taylors Island, Maryland Named for the tall pines that characterize its site on the Chesapeake Bay, this 2,200 square-foot single family residence seeks to deeply fuse the natural elements of this barrier island to architectural form. Positioned between a dense grove of loblolly pines and a lush foreground of saltmeadow cordgrass and the bay, the architecture is formed about and within the eleme..
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..