ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 5. 11:46
Of the things i really love about maintaining this blog is that it gathers architects from all around the world. In this case, the people from ZLG Design in Malaysa sent us their project for the BOH Visitor Center through our contact form - same as many other offices we will publish in the next days. Everyone is invited! This great building -my personal favorite in the last month- is located in ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 4. 09:25
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 2. 17:41
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 9. 2. 12:05
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 31. 16:47
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 31. 16:36
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners have completed the Bodegas Protos winery in Peñafiel, Spain. The 19,450 square metre winery features facilities to ferment, age and bottle 3 million bottles of wine a year. The Bodegas Protos winery is set to be fully operational in October, ready for the 2008 harvest. The following is from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners: – Bodegas Protos Peñafiel, Valladolid, Sp..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 29. 10:34
NAM JUNE PAIK MUSEUM INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Video art and site-specific installations museum for Nam June Paik. 2003 Client: Kyonggi Cultural Fondation, Korea Site: Kyonggi Province, Korea Size: 5200 m2 Cost: $ 14 million Design: David Serero + Elena Fernandez + dZO (Descombes +Regnault) In the logic of integration of the museum in its surrounding landscape, the building is thought as an alte..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 28. 10:01
Icelandic Opera House by Arkitema and Arkthing Architects Arkitema of Denmark and Arkthing of Iceland have won a competition to design the Icelandic Opera House in Reykjavik. The 820 seat concert hall will be situated on Borgaholt hill, near the city’s landmark the church of Kópavogs, in an area supposedly inhabited by elves. The competition involved three teams of international architects prese..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 28. 09:11
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.
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 26. 18:43
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..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 25. 09:49
Architects: Jackson Clements Burrows Pty Ltd Architects Location: Separation Creek, Victoria, Australia Project Team: Graham Burrows, Tim Jackson, Jon Clements, Anthony Chan, Chris Price, Huan Trinh, Joachim Holland, Anna Guelzo, Kim Stapleton Design duration: 24 months Construction duration: 12 months Landscape: Ocean Road Landscaping Rock Anchoring: Wessell Drilling Contractor: Spence Building..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 22. 04:30
MEDIATHEQUE Media Center and Library Invited competition 2003 Site: Carnoux-en-Provence, France Client: French Ministry of Culture Program: Reception area, multimedia space, Conference room, children books, reading area, offices, atrium-garden, storage Area: 700 m2 Provisional Cost : 1.200.000 ? Design team : David Serero + Elena Fernandez + dZO + Esther Sperber Instead of celebrating a forthcom..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 21. 11:30
located in antwerp belgium ‘fragile lab’ is a new complex design by the belgian architecture studio import/export architecture. the lab is a four part complex housing a retail showroom, storage facilities, offices and a duplex apartment. the building is characterized by it light structure, featuring large expanses of glass and off-kilter columns. the architects aim was to intentionally make the ..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 20. 21:03
Architect: OFIS arhitekti Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Design Year: 1998-2000 Construction Year: 2000-2004 Project leaders: Rok Oman & ?pela Vide?nik Design Team: Rok Oman, ?pela Vide?nik, Rok Gerbec, Josip Konstantinovi?, Karla Murovec, Damjan Brada? Competition Design Team: Rok Oman, ?pela Vide?nik, Lidija Dragi?i?, Marko Coloni Client: Mestni muzej Ljubljana Constructed Area: 2,650 sqm (exis..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 20. 00:26
Architects: 3LHD Location: Zagreb, Croatia Project team: Sa?a Begovi?, Marko Dabrovi?, Silvije Novak, Tatjana Grozdani? Begovi?, Irena Ma?er, Marin Mikeli? Collaborators: Paula Kukuljica, Lucija Stani?i?, Marija Babojeli? Project: 2004 Construction: 2005-2007 Site area: 687 sqm Gross floor area: 396 sqm Footprint: 159 sqm This family house for a couple with children is located in the green resid..
ETC.REF./Architecture 2008. 8. 19. 19:09
2006 INTERMEDIAE - CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER OF MADRID Contemporary Art and Research Center of Madrid, Museum Network of the Caixa Fundacion and the Reina Sofia Museum Site: Serreria Belga, Calle Alameda y Cenicero, Madrid, Spain Client: Ciudad de Madrid Area: 6000m2 Competition Finalist Design Team : David Serero, Elena Fernandez with Lionel Leotardi, Yves Ubelmann, Alice Sabatier, Fabrice Zaini ..