Architects: Studio Granda Location: Reykjavík, Iceland Client: City of Reykjavík Structural Engineers: VSÓ Electrical Engineers: VJÍ Contractor: Trésmiðjan Borg Service Engineers: VGK Project Year: 2004 Photographs: Studio Granda Two identical, three storey, school buildings built in the 60’s are connected by this new extension. To reduce the visual impact of the new building the connection to t..
The building aims to promote environmental awareness and contains an information centre and education facilities for school groups. The building is charactised by a south-facing, curved glass facade with movable sun blinds and is designed to be heated and ventilated naturally. Photographs by Andrea Lhotakova Here is some more information from the architects: – Slunakov – Centre for Ecological Ac..
Architects: PLOT = BIG + JDS Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Client: Sjakket Youth Club, Realdania Partner in Charge: Bjarke Ingels Collaborator: Julien De Smedt Project Leader: Sophus Søbye Project Architect: Sophus Søbye Contributors: Bo Benzon, Christian Dam, David Zahle, Julie Schmidt-Nielsen, Kathrin Gimmel, Louise Steffensen, Mia Frederiksen, Nanna Gyldholm Møller, Nina Ter-Borch, Ole Elkjær..
Woodhead Architects designed this building over a beautiful landscape in Western Australia, integrated with it through the use of wood. The exterior spaces offer a shaded place to contemplate this landscape. The ritual burning of the Pinnacles Interpretive Centre in Western Australia, as part of its design and building process underscores the unique role of fire both culturally and environmental..
Architects: f451 Arquitectura Location: Barcelona, Spain Project Year: 2006 Design team: Santiago Ibarra, Toni Montes, Lluis Ortega, Xavier Osarte, Esther Segura Quantity Surveyor: J. Hierro-Tram Structure: NATEC Mechanical: AIA Photographs: José Hevia In this project emphasis was placed on the construction process. The whole building was constructed offsite and then transported. Quality, transp..
Architects: Saucier + Perrotte architectes Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada Principal in Charge: Gilles Saucier Project Architect: Anik Shooner Executive Architect: MENKÈS SHOONER DAGENAIS Project team: Gilles Saucier, Anik Shooner, Caroline Elias, Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Anna Bendix, Anne Sophie Allard, Audrey Archambault, Eda Ascioglu, Patrice Bégin, Catherine Bélanger, Alain Boudrias, Natha..
'bubbletecture M' is a kindergarten designed by japanese studio shuhei endo architect institute. located in shiga, japan the maihara kindergarten is surrounded by a newly developed residential area. the structure consists of concrete boxes between each of the rooms and a wooden roof that ties them together. the shell-form roof is made of triangular continuous surfaces; its structural strength an..
Architects: Xavier Vilalta Studio Location: Els Alamús, Spain Client: Alamús City Council Structural Engineering: GN Arquitectos Quantity Surveyor: Mario Campos Design year: 2005-2006 Construction year: 2007-2008 Budget: US $304,088 Constructed Area: 254 sqm Photographs: Jordi Anguera Els Alamús, a small village of seven hundred inhabitants, is situated on a hill in the middle of the plain of Ll..
Architects: Saucier + Perrotte architectes Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Principal in Charge: Gilles Saucier Project Architect: André Perrotte Project team: Trevor Davies, Andrew Butler, Dominique Dumais, Eric Majer, Pierre-Alexandre Rhéaume, Anna Bendix, Sudhir Suri, Christian Hébert, Laurence LeBeux, Quinlan Osborne, Jean-Louis Léger, Samantha Schneider, Nathalie Cloutier, Christine Levi..