The Month in Review - March 09 Print
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March '09 in Review:


Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects - Barking Central

The Month in Review - March 09 Located in a diverdified borough within the outer areas of London, England, this project is the first phase of Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’ re-development of Barking Central I for their client Redrow Regeneration & London Borough of Barking and Dagenham . The scheme comprises 246 one and two-bedroom flats in two new six storey blocks sitting above the two floors of a totally revitalised and extended library.



Behnisch Architekten - Ozeaneum: German Oceanographic Museum

The Month in Review - March 09 The Baltic Sea Comes To Life at Ozeaneum, as Behnisch Architekten Completes the Oceanographic Museum. The weather-beaten city of Stralsund on the Baltic Sea is humming with excitement, thanks to the addition of Ozeaneum, the new German Oceanographic Museum designed by Behnisch Architekten.



Henning Larsen Architects - Uppsala Concert & Congress Hall

The Month in Review - March 09 With its reflective metallic facades, Sweden's Uppsala Concert and Conference Hall appears as a large, split crystal. The vertical cleft in the building pro-vides the public with access from two sides - from the old historical town and from the modern and lively Vaksala Square.




3LHD - Polyclinic in Split, Croatia

The Month in Review - March 09 The project is located in Split , the second-largest urban centre in Croatia. Close surrounding and historical site of Firule area, the site's location is within Split’s most enjoyable  living, working and recreational environments. Placed near an existing hospital complex on Firule, and close to the sea and fresh air gives it even more importance and value.



NAHB Multifamily Community of the Year

The Month in Review - March 09 This housing complex  integrates affordable units into a larger development of market-rate, multi-family housing. Irvington Terrace units address the street or embrace landscaped courtyards to instill and encourage neighborhood and community interaction.




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Vandeventer + Carlander Architects - Floating Home, Lake Union in Seattle

The Month in Review - March 09 The house is located on a floating home dock on Lake Union, in Seattle. The city has a long tradition with floating homes. The architects wanted to echo the spirit of the floating home community, with a project that speaks to the promise of the future without ignoring the community’s storied past. The site has a prime location with great views towards Downtown Seattle to the south as well as Lake Union directly beneath it.


Michael P. Johnson Design Studios - Bradley Residence in Scottsdale, Arizona

The Month in Review - March 09 The home gently rests on a knoll in a neighborhood located in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The east and west ends are supported by steel columns, making the structure appear as if it is hovering above the desert floor. The entry to the home is a promenade enclosed by the walls of the 4-car garage to the north, and the walls of the residence to the south.


24H > architecture - Dragspelhuset, Lake Ovre Gla in Sweden; the 'Accordion House'

The Month in Review - March 09 This extension to an original cabin from the 1800’s is located on the shore of the lake Övre Gla in the nature reserve Glaskogen in Sweden. According to Swedish building regulations an extension is not allowed to exceed a maximum floor area.

 





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