Architect: Königsberger Vannucchi - Jorge Königsberger and Gianfranco Vannucchi Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Collaborators: Sandra Dellarole, Huang Kuo Che, Liliane Caparelli, Carla Estrella, Luiz Boscardin and Luiz Paulo Eigenheer Project Year: 2005-2006 Construction Year: 2007-2008 Site Area: 3,800 sqm Constructed Area: 25,930 sqm Photographs: Leonardo Finotti This project in São Paulo, Brazil,..
Austrian firm Architects Collective have completed Origami, a Corian-clad penthouse on top of an existing building in Mexico City. The new extension includes two terraces and is positioned on top of an existing three-storey building. Its steel structure is covered in Corian panels. The following is from Architects Collective: – OZULUAMA RESIDENCE Origami in Mexico City In the heart of Mexico Cit..
Architect: Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter Aps Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Project Year: 2005 Client: City of Copenhagen - Department of Labour & Family Affairs Engineer: Jørn Tækker A/S Contractor: NCC Brøndby Photographs: Jens Markus Lindhe Site: The neighborhood of Skanderborggade/Krausesvej is characterized by a mix of buildings made up of dense urban blocks from the turn of the 19th century, int..
Architects: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor Location: Stockholm, Sweden Architects in charge: Gert Wingårdh, Cecilia Ström, Per Söderberg Collaborators: Gustav Appell, Ewa Bialecka-Colin, David Christoffersson, Daniel Frickeus, Bengt Hellsten, Robert Hendberg, Rickard Karlsson, Stefan Nilsson, Hanna Samuelsson Design Year: 2003 Construction Year: 2007-2008 Client: AB Svenska Bostäder Construction: Tyrén..
The spanish architecture firm A-cero, directed by Joaquin Torres, has built a new house in the Madrid outskirts that synthesizes the evolution of the studio’s signature design language and its technical experimentation over the last years. The house can be aesthetically inscribed in the series of projects made by the studio since its international expansion, in places like the Dominican Republic..
Young Argentinian architects Adamo-Faiden have completed a new residential building in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The building, called Conesa 4560, contains twelve apartments and is situated in the Saavedra district of the city. “Every house tries to continue the tradition of the old houses of the neighbourhood by adding open spaces,” say the architects. “A central patio organises the internal cir..
Some time ago we featured a mid rise building by OMA in New York, a cantilevered volume that brings a new concept for tall buildings. A similar approach can be found at a recent competition for the Rødovre Skyscraper won by MVRDV in association with ADEPT: A 116m tall mixed use tower, based on a 60sqm module arranged around the central core of the building. It´s interesting to see the structural..
Architects: Jensen & Skodvin Arkitektkontor Location: Gudbrandsjuvet, Norway Design Period: 2004-2007 Construction period: 2007-2008 Client: Knut Slinning Project Architects: Jan Olav Jensen (pl), Børre Skodvin, Torunn Golberg Helge Lunder, Torstein Koch; Thomas Knigge Budget: 1.000.000 EURO (US $1.28 millions) Constructed Area: 800 sqm Photographs: JSA One of the local residents at Gudbrandsjuv..
Trinity River Audubon Center Dallas, TX 2008 The site for the new Great Trinity Forest Audubon Center is located at the meeting point between the Blackland Prairie and Cross Timbers regions in southwestern Dallas. The restored 100 acre Deepwoods site was once one of the largest illegal dumps in Texas and now serves as a gateway to the Great Trinity Forest, the largest urban forest in the United ..
National Palace Museum Southern Branch Chiayi County, Taiwan 2010 Through natural biomes, evoking diverse pan-Asian landscapes, the Museum comes into view: a base of ancient stream-washed Taroko marble, rising low and long out of watery mists...a slow ascending gallery spiral ? an artifact of inscripted, weathered bronze embracing a mythic garden as the glass and cypress Jade Mountain dissolves ..