Courtesy of Hufft Projects Architect: Hufft Projects Location: Missouri, USA Principal in charge: Matthew Hufft Design Team: Kendra Kirchmer, Dan Brown Casework/Custom Fabrication: Hufft Projects General Contractor: Kenson Goff Homes Area: 5,700 sq. ft. Completion: 2010 Photographs: Matthew Hufft, Andrew Fabin Courtesy of Hufft Projects This lakeside retreat is anything but ordinary. Taking design inspiration from a vintage Polaroid camera, the form of the building is intended to frame the
© Pedro Lobo Architects: Atelier Carvalho Araújo – José Manuel Carvalho Araújo Location: Braga, Portugal Client: Mário Sequeira Design Team: Nuno Capa, Raul Carvalhai Photographs: Pedro Lobo © Pedro Lobo It can be concisely summarized the project to a gesture. The respect for the site, not in the sense of the landscape, but of the habits and attitudes inherent in the “feel “of the place become evident when inserting the building in an area where are cultivated the principles of
© Yao Li Architect: Zephyr Architects Location: Wuhan, Hubei, China Client: Bio-Lake Commission Gross Floor Area: 3,540 sqm Completion: 2010 Design Team: Fu Dong, Zhao Zhonggui, Yang Ching-Chi, Ding Junmei, Yu Tong Associate Architect: Wuhan Oule Photographs: Yao Li © Yao Li As the central piece of architecture for the Guanggu Bio-lake campus, this reception center houses exhibition space, conference rooms and administration offices. The building sits between a main plaza and central lake.
© Nick Kane Five great healthcare projects published early 2011 for our 9th selection! Waldron Health Centre was designed by Henley Halebrown Rorrison in London and was completed in 2010. The Moerkerke Medicare And Neighborhood Facility by Krill Architecture answers the following question: How to implement a necessary, but impopular program in a run down neighbourhood? You can’t miss the beautiful Fonderie, designed by Atelier Zündel & Cristea in France. And to finish this one, we
This old existing home in Spain made of dry stone got a completely modern makeover on the inside. Situated on top of a mountain with stunning views, you really can’t beat the location, so why build something new when such a gorgeous place exists already? Reimagined by Cadaval & Solà-Morales, this project called House at the Pyranees marries the old and new worlds. The architects kept the exterior completely original, respecting its history, while creating a very contemporary interio
Hidden away in the Orto Botanico in Milan’s Brera District, was the intriguingly titled Secret Garden. Zaha Hadid created an elegant installation, very much in her trademark style, to showcase inlaid marble surfaces by CITCO. She said “The composition of the marble panels derives from the complex beauty found in the organizational patterns of the natural word.” Her installation concealed and revealed each panel from different perspectives, giving the experience a real sense of exploration an
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