Cliente: Hernan Ponce Autor: Mathias Klotz Colaborador: Pablo Riquelme Paisajista: Juan Grimm Año proyecto: 2000 Año de construcción: 2001-2003 Superficie del terreno: 2000 m² Superficie construida: 570 m² Empresa Constructora: Stieglitz Ingeniero Estructural: Enzo Valladares Ubicación: Perdriel 1540, San Isidro, Pcia. Buenos Aires, Argentina Fotografías: Roland Halbe
Architects Baumschlager Eberle have designed a combined clubhouse and boathouse at Port Rohner on Lake Constance in Fussach, Austria. The cube-shaped building consists of an irregular concrete structure enveloped in glass. “The irregular structure of the concrete elements is set off against the regular rectangular shapes of the sheets of glass,” say the architects. “The randomness of the glass d..
Marwan Al-Sayed Architects have completed a house in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the ground floor in twoseparate, one-storey, cast concrete structures, which are partiallysunken into the ground to provide privacy and shade. The upper floor spans these two volumes and comprises living, dining and cooking spaces, as well as outdoor decking. The following informa..
Nordwesthaus by Baumschlager Eberle The construction of the port in Fußach is an undertaking that disdains any picturesque posturing. The clear geometrical structures contrast starkly with the natural environment. Since the year 2000 the port building has »hovered« over its surroundings, giving the owner, Maria Rohner, the overall view she needs. In response to the concrete tube devised for the ..
Architects: Hidalgo Hartmann - Jordi Hidalgo Tané & Daniela Hartmann Location: Vall de Bianya, La Garrotxa, Spain Project year: 2002 Construction year: 2002-2006 Client: Jordi Sala, Susanna Comamala Contractors: Estructures Olot S.L. , Libra-S.L., Plantalech S.L., Fusteria Serra S.L. Constructed Area: 362 sqm Photographs: Hisao Suzuki, Eugeni Pons Located in an agricultural valley surrounded by ..
Katsuya Fukushima and Hiroko Tominaga of FT Architects have completed a residence called Column and Slab in Tokyo, Japan. The three-storey building is situated on a narrow 5 x 14 metre site. Eight concrete columns pierce the interior and support two 100mm-thick floors, which cantilever out at the sides. The third storey is constructed from timber. “The grid frame is modernist, while the columns ..
As we already published the Aurland Look out project by Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen, we are featuring now the public toilets included on that amazing wooden platform. From the Look out text: “The architecture of the public toilet is opposite of the lookout. While the lookout is light looking the pubic toilet is black painted concrete that is more heavy and solid in appearance. The building..
Here is a full set of images of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, designed by architect I.M. Pei, which officially opened yesterday (Monday). Here is some info from the museum: – MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART OPENS DECEMBER 1 IN QATAR IN ICONIC I.M. PEI-DESIGNED LANDMARK BUILDING Inaugural Exhibition Celebrates Cultural Diversity and Complexity of Islamic Art Doha, QATAR, November 22, 2008 – The..
Melbourne architectural and urban design practice Lyons have completed a new research centre at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. The hexagonal-shaped building is wrapped with “digitally designed pre-cast concrete panels”. The Hedley Bull Centre for World Politics was completed in August. Photography: Dianna Snape and Trevor Mein. The following is from Lyons Architects: ..
Petrópolis, en el estado de Rio de Janeiro, era el lugar de veraneo de la familia imperial. A sólo 60 kilómetros al norte de la segunda capital de Brasil, Petrópolis se eleva 830 metros sobre la Bahia de Guanabara, a la vera del camino que en 1720 se convirtió en la nueva ruta entre Rio y Minas Gerais. La fuerte impronta histórica, que otorga a Petrópolis el mote de Ciudad Imperial, contrasta co..