Santiago Calatrava _Gare de Saint-Exupéry TGV Gare de Saint-Exupéry TGV (formerly Gare de Satolas) is a railway station near Lyon, France. This is a new station built to serve the TGV line from Paris to Marseille. It is situated 20km from Lyon city centre. Saint-Exupéry station was designed by, cost 750 million Francs and opened on 3 July 1994, at the same as the high speed line to Saint-Marcel-..
Shop_World Business Center Busan SHoP’s design proposal for the World Business Center Busan (WBCB) complex begins by combining the traditional Korean courtyard type (Madang) with contemporary high-rise living to create a new urban ecology: the “vertical garden”. The parkscape surrounding the base for the WBCB is drawn up into the towers to produce vertical gardens of planted bamboo. These bamboo..
Architects: Querkraft - Jakob Dunkl, Gerd Erhartt, Peter Sapp Location: Neuhaus, Carinthia, Austria Project Architect: Erwin Stättner Project team: Sandra Denk, Dominique Dinies, Vera Kittler, Janine Hochrieser, Jan Geldermann, Charlotte Lieske, Tobias Colz, Petra Meisenbichler, Dana Rakova Client: dkfm herbert liaunig Project year: 2006 Construction year: 2007-2008 Constructed area: 4,810 sqm G..
Polishpavilion by The design team: Wojciech Kakowski, Natalia Paszkowska, Marcin Mostafa CONCEPTUAL DESIGN FOR THE POLISH EXPO 2010 EXPOSITION PAVILION THE PROJECT CONCEPT In the contemporary world with its abundance of visual experience, with the pictorial language of communication reigning supreme, with the almost unconstrained and instant accessibility of iconographic material, an exposition ..
Albuquerque, New Mexico 2008 The Town Center responds to the conditions of site while addressing the deep time of New Mexico. The dramatic University Blvd. approach to the building sets the Town Center as a distant abstract foreground to Guadalupe peak. The glass facade with multiple missions of iconography, sustainability, and public theater backdrop for video projection at night, is a spatial ..
Architects: ARX PORTUGAL - José Mateus y Nuno Mateus Location: Barreiro, Portugal Project team: Paulo Rocha, Stefano Riva, Andreia Tomé, Clara Martins, Marco Roque Antunes, Nuno Grancho, Pedro Alves, Pedro Dourado, Pedro Sousa, Tânia Pedro, Francisco Marques, Sónia Luz Client: Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal Project year: 2001- 2003 Construction year: 2005- 2007 Constructed area: 10,500 sqm Lan..
OneTwo Townhouse by FdM:Arch Houston, Texas Houston, according to architect Francois de Menil, FAIA, principal of Francois de Menil Architect (FdM:Arch), is a city of interesting architectural adjacencies. He should know. He grew up there, and his familial ties to the city’s art and architecture are the stuff of legend (his mother was the late Houston art patron Dominique de Menil). “It’s just t..
Architects: -H Arquitectes David Lorente, Josep Ricart, Xavier Ros, Roger Tudó Location: Santa Cristina d’Aro, Girona, Spain Collaborator: Felip Toledo, Technical Architect Client: Steven Hind and Beatriz Escolano Construction year: 2002-05 Constructed Area: 109 sqm Budget: 154,000 EURO (US $243,000) Photographs: STARP estudi Although located in one of the most untouched areas of the Costa Brava..
The guys from Pb Elemental Architecture sent us their latest house in Queen Anne, Seattle. More pictures & architect’s description after the break. This single family residence responds to the clients’ desire to live in a dramatic and well-lit space. Translucent polycarbonate sheets enclose the major living spaces resulting in an abundance of natural light and an interior wall that changes with ..
Architects Chris Bosse and Tobias Wallisser of Laboratory for Visionary Architecture Asia Pacific (LAVA) have unveiled Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower at the Cityscape property fair in Dubai. The 59-storey tower, one of seven to be built around the world, has been built in collaboration with former Formula 1 champion Schumacher, and is described as “branded architecture’s next step”. The..