Three students from Studio Lynn at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna have designed a conceptual boat factory for the island of Cres in Croatia. Called Factoreef, it has been designed by Julcsi Futo, Bika Rebek and Stefan Ritter, students on the course run by architect Greg Lynn. The architects describe the project as “a large scale, smoothly undulating roof held by an intricate steel trus..
Taylors Island, Maryland Named for the tall pines that characterize its site on the Chesapeake Bay, this 2,200 square-foot single family residence seeks to deeply fuse the natural elements of this barrier island to architectural form. Positioned between a dense grove of loblolly pines and a lush foreground of saltmeadow cordgrass and the bay, the architecture is formed about and within the eleme..
We´ve seen tons of pictures of both the exterior and the inner court of Herzog & de Meuron’s bird nest in Beijing during the Olympics. But what we haven’t seen is the intermediate space inside the nest fibers, a space which looked amazing on the early renderings. But thanks to Edgar Gonzalez, we can see the colorful inners of the Bird’s Nest through Manuel Ocaña’s Flickr. Pictures after the break.
rchitects: FOA Foreign Office Architects, Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo Location: Istambul, Turkey Collaborators: Friedrich Ludewig, Kenichi Matzusawa, Chris Yoo; Schemes, Detail Design: Friedrich Ludewig, Christian Wittmeir, Samina Azhar, Andrei Gheorghe, Emory Smith, Ebru Simsek, Eduarda Lima Client: Metro Group AG Constrution year: 2007 Constructed Area: 55.000 sqm Budget: 34 M EU..
Architects: Boyd Cody Architects - Sinead Bourke, Dermot Boyd, Peter Cody, James Corbett, Ryan Kennihan Location: Rathmines, Dublin 6, Ireland Programme: Residential House Engineer: John Casey Site Area: 121.5 sqm Constructued Area: 110 sqm Budget: 250,000 EURO (US $394,900) Design & Construction: 2004-2005 External Materials: Brick, Satin Anodised Aluminium Windows Interior Materials: White Oak..
Location: Lazaro Cardenas, Jalisco, Mexico Architects: AD 11 Grupo de Arquitectura y Diseno / Salvador Macias, Francisco Gutierrez Collaborators: Israel Melo (arq), Belen Aldapa (arq), Margarita Peredo (arq), Alejandra Fernandez (arq), Almendra Magana (arq), Manuel Rivera (ing), Javier Ruiz (arq), Lou Peresandi (dis), Alfredo Barb (dis). Client: KP Alazraki Built area: 2280 sqm Photos: Mito Cova..
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..