Designed by Office of Architecture in Barcelona, this urban landscape snakes along the Benidorm seascape in Spain. The region is a popular attraction outfitted with high rise buildings, promenades, the bars, and the water. Yet, OAB’s addition to the thriving seaside has created an identifying element which sets this area apart from similar places. he artifical landscape elegantly resolves the pr..
Architects: Anmahian Winton Architects Location: Boston, MA, USA Principal in Charge: Alex Anmahian Project Managers: Nick Winton, Todd Thiel Project Architect: Sydney Schremser Project Team: Joel Lamere, Makoto Abe, Aaron Stavert, AIA, Mazen Sakr, Garth Goldstein, Andrew Plumb, AIA, Julia Davis, AIA, LEED AP Civil Engineering: Stantec Marine Structural Engineering: Childs Engineering Corp. Stru..
detailed railroad crossing 1. accessible railroad crossing 2. steel tube 3. water distribution unit 4. bench (cleaning feet) 5. drinkingwater fountain (filled by train) 6. toilet unit (wheelchair accessible) 7. waterfilter 8. toilet (flushed by train) 9. the only wave you don't want to ride (triggered by train) 'trestles 2.0' by dutch architects stefan de vos and jeroen lemans is a proposal for ..
Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a conceptual transport system that would involve airships powered by seaweed. Called Hydrogenase, the project envisages that by 2030 there could be farms in the ocean producing biofuel from seaweed and acting as hubs for the aircraft. Here’s a lot of text from Callebaut: “HYDROGENASE” ALGAE FARM TO RECYCLE CO2 FOR BIO-HYDROGEN AIRSHIP Between engi..
Arhitektura d.o.o., in collaboration with PONTING (construction engineers) received second prize for their proposal for a competition sponsored by the city of Maribor in Slovenia within the European Capital of Culture. They managed to put the bridge in one leap across the 120 m wide river. The bridge was shaped as a sincere response to the highlighted urbanistic and structural parameters of the ..
Just a few days ago, we posted the fascinating entry for a footbridge by Family as part of the ‘EPK - DRAVA RIVER 2012’ competition in Maribor, Slovenia. Following is another very exciting bridge proposal by Toronto-based Ja Studio in collaboration with Tadj-Farzin Studio. Here’s a detailed project description we received from Ja Studio: The city of Maribor, the second largest city in Slovenia a..
These projects are part of the National Tourist Routes, unique drives through the most spectacular countryside Norway has to offer. The National Tourist Routes are being developed and operated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration as a nationwide project. Its goal is to provide a network of such routes throughout Norway by 2015. Architects: 70ºN Arkitektur Location: Vestvågøy, Lofoten Isl..
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence CLIENT : SCEA Dominique Hauvette YEAR : 2006 SIZE : 500 m² SHON COST : 0,5 M€ HT Chef de projet étude : Christian Félix, architecte Collaborateur : Cédric Renaud adresse : Quartier de la Haute-Galine - 13210 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence Situé sur le flanc nord des Alpilles, berceau géographique de la vigne, ce petit domaine produit un vin biologique de haute réputation tenant sa..
Architects: Bebin & Saxton – Daniel Bebin y Tomás Saxton Location: Punta Arenas, XII Región, Chile Structural Engineer: Samuel Marín Concept Consultant: Pablo Prieto Client: Patagonia Mineral S.A. – Agua Mineral Aonni Materials: Steel, Glass, Corrugated Aluminium, Timber Site Area: 5,000 sqm Constructed Area: 640 sqm Project Year: 2007‐2008 Construction Year: 2008 Photographs: Franklin Pardon & ..
Architect: Li Xiaodong/atelier Location: Pinghe, Fujian, China Project Area: 240 sqm Budget: RMB650,000 Project Year: 2008-2009 Photographs: Li Xiaodong Located at a remote village, Fujian Province in China, the project does not only provides a physical function – a school + a bridge, but also presents a spiritual centre. The main concept of the design is to enliven an old community (the village..