Architect: OFIS arhitekti Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Project Year: 2006-2008 Project leaders: Rok Oman & Špela Videčnik Design Team: Rok Oman, Spela Videcnik, Andrej Gregoric, Javier Carrera, Anna Breda, Luis Ferreira, Ana Kosi, Katja Aljaz Client: Mercator d.d. Interior Design: Mercator Optima Structural Engineering: Projecta d.o.o. Contractor: Gradis Skupina G d.d. Constructed Area: 2,000 ..
Architects: KWK PROMES Location: Opole, Poland Project Architect: Robert Konieczny Collaborators: Marlena Wolnik, Łukasz Pra?uch Design Year: 2002-2003 Construction Year: 2003-2006 Site Area: 10,057 sqm Constructed Area: 660 sqm Photographs: KWK PROMES Location The house is situated in Poland, close to Opole. Majority of low density settlement in the surroundings is formed of “cube - houses”, bu..
Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects Location: Hokkaido, Japan Project Team: Hiroshi Kato Project Year: 2006 Site Area: 14,590 sqm Constructed Area: 2,536 sqm Photographer: Daici Ano & Sou Fujimoto This is the treatment center for mentally disturbed children where they live together to get regaining their mental health. It may be thought that it is a very special building when I write so, but it ..
Architects: Architecture W Location: Nagoya, Japan Project Team: Michel Weenick, Ayumi Sengoku, Yukiko Iwanaga, Brian White Client: Sadao Tokuda Project Year: 2004 Constructed Area: 597 sqm Structural Engineer: Astec Landscape: KK Design Photographer: Andy Boone The design of the m/f house was driven by the desire top create an unique multifamily housing project that addresses the needs of a con..
Las obras mínimas suelen condensar lo mejor de un arquitecto. Suelen también acabar entre las obras preferidas y mejor recordadas por sus autores. Ocurre esto, muchas veces, a pesar de ser tales obras las menos rentables, las que más trabajo han costado, las menos divulgadas. XXS disfrutará, sin duda, del lado bueno de ese destino. Located in Krakovo, the very centre of Ljubljana, a historical v..
A university faculty building in Milan by Irish practice Grafton Architects has been named World Building of the Year at the inaugural World Architecture Festival, held in Barcelona last week. Luigi Bocconi University was praised as a “magical subterranean realm” by judges including Robert Stern, Richard Burdett and Cecil Balmond. Here’s a statement from the World Architecture Festival, followed..
Es Pujol de s'Era es un fragmento muy representativo del paisaje interior de la isla de Formentera. Campos de trigo y cebada, un pequeño bosque de sabinas, romero y enebro, y muros de piedra seca sobre una topografía prácticamente plana. La intervención busca refugio entre la vegetación existente y un fragmento de muro de piedra colocada en seco. Son estas dos directrices las que condicionan las..
Architects: 100 Planos Arquitectura Location: Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal Client: The Portuguese Heath Ministry Engineering: ASL&Associados L.da Contractor: MonteAdriano SGPS Design Year: 2004-2007 Construction Year: 2007-2008 Photographer: Pedro Serapicos “The hospital was a hospital like any other in a big city. It had a sinister look, bleak, repulsive, of things that are done by necessity, an o..
Architects: Takao Shiotsuka Atelier Location: Oita, Japan Client: Private Project year: 2006-2007 Site area: 419 sqm Constructed area: 132.6 sqm Contractor: Hokoku Co. Ltd Photographs: Toshiyuki YANO (Nacasa & Partners Inc.,) The house is built on a hill looking down at a town area. The site’s shape has an irregular form. There is a height difference of 2m in the site. The north side is adjacent..
Dutch architect René van Zuuk has designed a house for himself in Almere in the Netherlands. Called Project X, the villa includes an office space and is located at the Fantasy District, an area for experimental housing. The following is from René van Zuuk: – Project X (Text by Maarten Willems) Behind the somewhat mysterious name ‘Project X’, hides the design of René van Zuuk and his family’s own..