Architect: Mathias Klotz Location: San Bernardo, Santiago, Chile Collaborator: Baltazar Sanchez Client: Hunter Douglas Contractor: Constructora Alcoi Materials: Concrete, Steel Site Area: 37.000 sqm Constructed Area: 7.000 sqm Landscape: Francisca Saelzer Project Year: 2006 / 2007 The project for Hunter Douglas Chile is a combination of new work, recycling existing spaces along with creating a r..
Architect: Brasil Arquitetura - Francisco Fanucci and Marcelo Ferraz Location: Ilopolis, RS, Brasil Design Year: 2005 Construction Year: 2007 Co-Author: Anselmo Turazzi Project Team: Anne Dieterich, Cicero Ferraz Cruz and Luciana Dornellas; Carol Silva Moreira, Fabiana Fernandes Paiva, Gabriel Rodrigues Grinspum, Ismael Rossett, Joao Grinspum Ferraz, Pedro Del Guerra, Victor Gurgel, Vinicius Spi..
Kew House Melbourne, Australia Jackson Clements Burrows Architects By Ingrid Spencer No one told Jackson Clements Burrows Architects they weren’t supposed to play with stacking blocks on a tennis court—and the Australian firm’s clients are glad. Before the Kew House, in Victoria, Australia, came to be, the clients, family friends with firm principal Tim Jackson, came to the architect with an int..
Kunsthaus Art House Extension / ssm Architekten Architects: ssm Architekten ag Location: Grenchen, Switzerland Project year: 2005 Construction year: 2007-2008 Landscape: bbzlandschaftsarchitekten Site Area: 3,838 sqm Constructed Area: 458.5 sqm The project proposal aims at a holistic view of the Kunsthaus entity, but equally taking its near as well as its extended urban architectural surrounding..
Architect: Jordi Badia /Josep Val Location: Leon, Spain Project: 1999 Construction: 2000 Collaborators: Elena Valls, Tirma Balague, Albert Cibiach , Marcos Catalan, Juan Carlos Castro, Frans Massana, Lorena Maristany, Rafael Berengena, Francesc Belart, Santi Vinuesa, Barbara Camarero, Gines Egea, Josep Martinez, Luis Victori, Sergi Serrat, Lluis Carreras, Jordi Mercade Structure: Eduard Doce, ar..
Architects: Steven Holl Architects Location: Paradise Valley, AZ, USA Architects: Steven Holl (design architect), Martin Cox (project architect), Tim Bade (schematic design), Robert Edmonds, Annette Goderbauer, Hideki Hirahara, Clark Manning (project team) Project Year: 2002-2005 Structural Engineer: Rudow & Berry Mechanical Engineer: Roy Otterbein Civil Engineer: Fleet Fisher Engineering Electr..
Architects: dosmasuno arquitectos - Ignacio Borrego, Néstor Montenegro and Lina Toro Location: Madrid, Spain Construction beggining: September 2004 Construction ending: November 2007 Client: EMVS. Empresa Municipal de la Vivienda y Suelo de Madrid Contractor: Begar Structural advisor: José Luis de Míguel Consulting Engineers: Grupo JG Photographs: Miguel de Guzmán
Architects: Branimir Medic & Pero Puljiz, de Architekten Cie Location: Haaksberger, Netherlands Project Team: M. de Jong, H. Hammink, R. Lambrechts, S. Moerman, S. Oehlers, J. Metz, D. Scholten Construction Year: 2005-2006 Contractor: Klein-Poelhuis BV, Haaksberger Client: Meindersma Family Constructed Area: 400 sqm Photographs: Christian Richters, Your Captain Luchtfotografie Villa Meindersma s..
Architects: GRID Architekten GmbH Luxemburg-Wien - Gerhard Klocker, Ric Thill, Isabella Straus Location: Styria, Austria Function: Holiday Cabin Construction year: May 2007 - August 2007 Site Area: 480 sqm Constructed Area: 68.12 sqm Construction: Prefabricated Wood / Artificial Grass Photographs: Lukas Schaller
Low-Income Housing with Heart It has been a crucial question for ages: how best to house low-income people in densely populated urban environments. As the world becomes more crowded and urbanised, the matter grows increasingly urgent. Eve Kushner reports. Has anyone come up with a solution to embrace the problem of high-density housing wholeheartedly? Many experiments have failed, and some have ..