Arons & Gelauff Architects - Dormitory, Enschede (Copyright Jeroen Musch) Arons & Gelauff Architects send me photographs of their recently finished dormitory building in Enschede, a city in the east of the Netherlands. One of the sides of the nine story building features a climbing wall. According to the architect it is the second highest one in the Netherlands. The addition of the climbing wall..
Architects: Buscando la Aurora - Carlos Coronel + Héctor de la Peña Location: Malinalco, Mexico Project Year: 2007-2008 Site Area: 1,000 sqm Constructed Area: 400 sqm Photographs: Buscando la Aurora In the middle of a gorgeous GolfClub in Malinalco-Mexico, it is possible to discover a quiet composition of geometric “objects” with white estuco an mexican-teja roof cover. Those geometric “objects”..
on display at the michael hoppen gallery, london is 'house' by rachel whiteread, documented by john davies. rachel whiteread is known for creating sculptures taking the form of casts. in 1993 whiteread created the 'house' series by spraying liquid concrete into the building’s empty shell before its walls were removed. the work became a temporary monument to lost communities and a focus for publi..
Villa in the Dunes is a house designed by architects Zandbelt&vandenBerg, located at the edge of the dunes in the Hook of Holland, the Netherlands. The ground floor of the three-storey residence is partly covered by the dunes and includes a guest house. Photographs by Christian Richters. The following text is from Zandbelt&vandenBerg – Villa in the dunes Hoek van Holland A villa for an art-lovin..
Architects: debartolo architects ltd. Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA Project team: Jack DeBartolo Jr FAIA, Jack DeBartolo 3 AIA, J. Eric Huffman, Aaron Taylor, Tim Smith, Kent McClure Civil + Landscape: wrg design Structural Engineer: rudow + berry Mechanical engineer: kunka engineering Electrical Engineer: associated engineering Contractor: arthur porter construction Landscape Design: michael ..
Tenerife architects Menis Arquitectos have designed a music hall in Torún, Poland. Two separate music halls, of 3000 and 1000 seats respectively, can be joined together to create one space for large performances. The site is located on a plot of land between the medieval old town and a modern development. The architects used white concrete for the exterior and red brick for the interior, which t..
Kalmar Museum of Modern Art in Sweden was designed by Stockholm-based architects Tham + Videgard Hansson Arkitekter. The four-storey building is clad in black wooden panels. Tham + Videgard Hansson Arkitekter designed some of the furniture for the interior, which comprises exposed concrete, black-stained plywood doors and panels and white walls. The museum will house the Kalmar collection of mod..
Architects: KWK PROMES Location: Poland Project Architect: Robert Konieczny Structural Engineer: Marian Goczoł Design Year: 2001 Construction Year: 2002-2004 Site Area: 972 sqm Constructed Area: 102 sqm Photographs: KWK PROMES The building is situated in an industrial area of Poland. It’s been designed for an indigent family, which appreciates its functionality, as well as low maintenance and co..
More from DCPP Arquitectos: the Mexican architects have recently completed a private residence in Mexico City. The 360 square metre house consists of two concrete volumes. Timber used for pouring the concrete was reused for interior elements. See our earlier story about DCPP’s warehouse and offices for textile company Bayon Artell. Here’s some more information from the architects: – CASA PARACAI..
Architects: aum Location: Lyon, France Principals: Edouard Minassian, Yves Duvernois, Pierre Minassian, Gilles Peillon, Jean-Claude Rerolle Constructed Area: 260 sqm Project Year: 2008 Photographs: aum The house is located in a small village in the area of Lyon on a very steep slope and facing an open landscape. It is situated on the fringe of a natural reservation where no house can be built. T..