Architect: Camilo Restrepo Arquitectos Location: Madellin, Colombia Collaborators: Juliana Montoya, Lucio Luque, Diana Rodriguez, Jorge Buitrago Constructed Area: 700 sqm Contractor: Juan Carlos Tabares, German Zapata, Juan Gonzalo Sanin Project year: 2006 Construction year: 2008 Photographs: Camilo Restrepo 7 considerations for a house on the andes tropic 1. on the placement The house swims thr..
Esta nueva sinagoga reúne un santuario, escuela y biblioteca, y sirve como extensión de Park Synagogue en Cleveland Heights, diseñada por Eric Mendelsohn en 1950. El edificio es una caja muy simple de la que surgen el santuario y dos enormes marquesinas que constituyen los accesos al hall de doble altura en un gesto de brazos abiertos. Dicho hall sirve como muelle entre el santuario de formas re..
The following images and text are courtesy FS + SG | Fotografia de Arquitectura for Paulo David's Centro das Artes | Casa das Mudas on Portugal's Madeira island. The text below is excerpted from photographer Fernando Guerra's essay, "A Short Stay" in Centro das Artes | Casa das Mudas. Click on images at left for larger color views. To have the opportunity to photograph one of the most recognized..
David Chipperfield Architects have completed the Liangzhu Culture Museum at Hangzhou, China. The museum, which will house a collection of archaeological findings from the Liangzhu period, is part of a new garden town called Liangzhu Cultural Village. The museum is composed of four parallel bar-shaped volumes, clad in Iranian travertine. The following is from David Chipperfield Architects: – Lian..
A solo exhibition by British designer Max Lamb has opened at Johnson Trading Gallery in New York, featuring a new series of furniture cut from solid rock. The rock chairs are made of a stone called Delaware Bluestone. Top image: Delaware Bluestone Chair (no. 1 ). Above: La Cernia Table The exhibition runs until 7 November at Johnson Trading Gallery, 490 Greenwich Street, New York 10013. Above: D..
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..
HOK has released the first images of its dynamic design for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s new British Embassy building in Jakarta. The 3,800 m² scheme is designed over three levels and is located on a 1.5 hectare site in central Jakarta. The project is due to complete in 2011. The design, expressed in a spiralling form, folds around a central protected courtyard and twists up and outward..
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..
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 ..