Featured Architecture Projects
Bernard Tschumi Architects - Concert Hall in Limoges, France Print E-mail
Monday, 24 November 2008 02:14

Zénith concert halls have been a major feature of French cultural life over the last twenty-five years, and these state-sponsored venues for rock concerts, political gatherings, and other cultural events. Bernard Tschumi Architects designed this latest Zénith Concert Hall built in Limoges.
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Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2008 05:51
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Arquitectura X - X House, in the Tumbaco Valley, Quito, Ecuador Print E-mail
Friday, 21 November 2008 01:59

House_X_03.jpg Arquitectura X went through the challenging task of designing this house before any site got allocated to the project. It pushed them in setting out an elemental scheme that could work both in both the urban environment of Ecuador’s capital, Quito and the valleys east of the city. They distilled their experience into an abstracted form, inspired by the work of Donald Judd that could be placed in any of the sites they would eventually find: an open ended box whose spatial limits would be the eastern and western ranges of the Andes.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2008 03:54
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3SIX0 - Stix Restaurant Boston, MA Print E-mail
Thursday, 20 November 2008 05:44

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To overcome the challenges of the crowded market, restaurants are required to go beyond their traditional culinary vocation.


A sensual experience should complement the serving of food and taken from that perspective, the design plays a major role. The success of the restaurant calls for an originality in a concept and its appeal to the customer.



 

Photographs courtesy of John Horner Photography

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2009 02:27
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Kyu Sung Woo Architects - The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 November 2008 18:00

Located on the campus of Johnson County Community College, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art  is home to a significant collection of contemporary artists including: Dana Schutz, Kehinde Wiley, Uta Barth, Kerry James Marshall and Do-Ho Suh. It has brought an exciting new presence to the campus and serves as the starting point of a campus-wide art installation program.
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Kyu Sung Woo Architects has received the Honor Award at the AIA Central States Design Excellence Awards for their design.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 November 2009 09:03
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DLFstudio - Jackson House in Culver City, California Print E-mail
Tuesday, 18 November 2008 03:05

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The project is located within walking distance of downtown Culver City, a small municipality on the west side of Los Angeles, California.


The 2-storey house is situated on a sub-standard, trapezoid-shaped 2,900 square foot (269 m2) lot and replaced an existing dilapidated house.






Last Updated on Saturday, 21 November 2009 14:19
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Teeple Architects - Pachter Hall in Toronto, Ontario Print E-mail
Monday, 17 November 2008 06:00

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Canadian Pop artist Charles Pachter, made famous by his imagery of Canadian moose, decided to live, work, and sell his art in one location, on the site of his Toronto studio, a narrow 6 x 30 metre infill, in a Victorian residential neighbourhood, of Toronto’s Chinatown.

Moose Factory, the original studio, a lane shed at the rear of the site, was left in tact. For Pachter Hall, the contemporary addition, Teeple Architects designed a set of three transparent, horizontal, stacked and stepped extruded tubes, shifted for maximum light penetration; programmed as the ground floor studio, second storey gallery and Pachter’s loft, on top.





Photographs courtesy of Tom Arban.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2009 17:45
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Alison Brooks Architects - Accordia Sky in Cambridge, UK Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 November 2008 02:12

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The four 400sm semi-detached houses form part of a row of substantial properties that showcase the 400-unit Accordia development for Countryside Properties, currently shortlisted for the 2008 Stirling Prize.



Inspired by the array of eccentric villas along Brooklands Avenue, the houses provide a flexible open plan layout with internal spaces varying in height and orientation within the envelope defined by FCB Architects’ high density, sustainable masterplan.




Last Updated on Saturday, 21 November 2009 07:20
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Querkraft -ML Museum Liaunig, in Neuhaus, Carinthia, Austria Print E-mail
Monday, 10 November 2008 04:57

Museum_Aussen_01.jpg Located in the scenic regions of Southern Austria, the project is built high up in the landscape. Museum Liaunig has a remarkable architecture that protrudes out on two sides over a steep-sided landscape. The cut through the hill marks a punctual intervention in nature.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2008 06:57
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