Name: Nazca, Peruvian Restaurant Architects: Giancarlo Mazzanti and Paula Galarza Collaborators: Sergio Garzón, Alberto Aranda, Diana Vásquez Contractor: Jaime Pizarro Design: 2003 Construction: 2004 section AA The project is located on the new T zone in Bogota, Colombia. The program is divided in two zone: snacks, bar and VIP on the 2nd floor, dining and kitchen on the first floor. The project ..
Cafe Paris / G2 Arquitectos Work: Cafe Paris Location: Christopher Columbus 4659, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile Authors: Matias Gomez Cousiño Structural Calculation: Matias Gomez Cousiño Construction: Alarquis EIRL Built Surface: 362m2 Year Project: 2007 Consrucción Year: 2007 Materials predominant reinforced concrete, stone slate floors fotolaminados Photographs: William G. Hevia The project was ..
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..
Grimshaw architects have converted a decommissioned blast furnace into a museum of steel in Monterrey, Mexico. Called Horno 3: Museo del Acero, the project involved converting the 70-metre-high furnace structure and adding an extension to create 9,000 square metres of interior and exterior exhibition space. “Grimshaw responded appropriately with new design elements that advance the limits of ste..
LTSC Project by architects Zellnerplus is a proposed renovation of a shopping mall in downtown Los Angeles. The architects plan to remove part of the roof to create an open air mall, add four bridges between the existing shopping centre and car parks, and clad the building in semi-corrugated aluminium panels. The facade will include new balconies and windows, and will also be shaped to accommoda..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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..