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The Solar Spiral in Chicago, Illinois by ShortList_0 Design Group (designed using Maya and Revit)

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

A new approach to sustainable design for mixed use. With suspension of work on the Chicago Spire, Lakeshore Drive’s new icon, the Chicago Architectural Club postulated “the bursting of the real estate bubble has left many architects without work, and a number of building sites within the city sit incomplete or abandoned.

Solar Spiral SW Perspective

  • Architects: ShortList_0 Design Group LLC
  • Project: The Solar Spiral
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Designer: Bill Caplan, 2010
  • Surface Area: approximately 92,000 sf
  • Software used: Revit and Maya

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Capps Residence in San Antonio, Texas by Poteet Architects

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The Capps house was constructed in 1896, designed by German Architect Albert Beckman, one of several distinctive masonry homes in King William that Beckman was responsible for. Though continuously occupied since its construction, the property was suffering from a good deal of deferred maintenance when taken over by new owners Travis Capps and Lee Anthony. The wrap- around porch was rotted and sagging and the large lawn and river front were overgrown.

Capps Residence Exterior - (c) Ryann Ford

  • Architects: Poteet Architects
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Area: 3284 square feet
  • Architect: Poteet Architects, San Antonio, Texas
  • Project Team: Jim Poteet, Brett Freeman, Isadora Sintes, Shane Valentine
  • Contractor: Rubiola Construction, San Antonio, Texas
  • Cost: Withheld by owner’s request.

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Green Pavilion Restaurant in Zagreb, Croatia

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The most important element and the inspiration for this project is the location itself, with extremely high quality existing vegetation, which is densely distributed throughout the plot and gradually diluted out toward the eastern edge. The idea of the new Pavilion / Restaurant is to construct a space by mapping the area of high quality trees and to define the remaining territory for construction. By raising this “cut” green territory in the air the space “below” is created. The basic formal and functional element and a seasonal regulator of light is so-called “vegetative” canopy that has been formed along the entire roof edge.

Green Pavilion_Restaurant - - View of the main atrium through the restaurant - Render by Boris Goreta

  • Project name: Green Pavilion_Restaurant
  • Long project name: Canteen of Agriculture and Forestry University in Maksimir
  • Program: public, culture, education, leisure, housing
  • Status: project
  • Project start date: 30.08.2010.
  • Project end date: 01.12.2010.
  • Address: Tvrtko Milos Street, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry campus
  • City: Zagreb
  • Country: Croatia
  • Geolocation: 45°49’41” N, 16°1’47” E
  • Type: invited competition
  • Competition prize / date: first / 14.12.2010
  • Site area (m2): 4536
  • Size (m2): 1600
  • Footprint (m2): 1702
  • Elevation (m): 130.20
  • Budget (EUR): 1700000.00
  • Client: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry

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Hill House in Nova Scotia, Canada by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

This house occupies the crown of a bald drumlin surrounded by the sea on three sides. The project consists of a main house and guesthouse/barn separated by a courtyard defined by two long, low concrete walls.

Hill House East Barn Guest in Foreground

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Villa Old Oaks in Ljubljana, Slovenia by OFIS Arhitekti

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The private client for this project convoked a proper architectural competition for five invited offices, the idea being to choose an architect for his new residence. The residence is situated in a new neighbourhood of six larger villas. The unique feature of the site is a splendid view of a stand of oak trees that are over a hundred years old. The terrain slopes down towards these trees. To guarantee that most of the major spaces will have access to this view, the house is organised in stepped levels following the terrain. The outline of the house keeps to the shape of the plot of land, minus four metres all around, the minimum distance Slovenian law calls for vis-à-vis one’s neighbours.

Villa Old Oaks

  • Architects:OFIS Arhitekti
  • Project: Villa Old Oaks
  • Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Design Team: Rok Oman, Špela Videčnik, Neža Oman, Florian Frey, Vanja Fink, Špela Uršič
  • Design Year: 2003
  • Construction Years: 2003-2008

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Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, California by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

The Ed Roberts Campus is one of the first buildings of its kind in the nation – a community center serving and celebrating the Independent Living / Disabled Rights Movement.  Located at a regional transit hub and integrating advanced strategies of Universal Design and Sustainable Design, the ERC is designed to welcome and support people of all abilities.

Ed Roberts Campus

  • Architects: Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
  • Project: Ed Roberts Campus
  • Location: Berkeley, California
  • Site Area: 149,000 sf
  • Occupied Floor Area: 82,400 sf
  • Basement Garage Floor Area: 52,100 sf
  • ERC Parking capacity: 119 spaces, including 13 accessible; plus 35 valet space
  • Photography: Tim Griffith
  • Software used: AutoCAD for design & FormZ for rendering.

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Leicester House in Greater Asheville, North Carolina by SPG Architects

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

This hilltop residence, located at the edge of a wooded knoll in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, has expansive southern and western views.  Approaching the house through these woods, one arrives at a striking single story façade of corten steel in a wood frame. A hint of the views is provided through the glass door, but it is not until entry that the full impact of the hilltop views can be experienced. The rear glass walls, which face West and South, are shielded by large overhangs and open to rolling farmland below and the mountains beyond.

View from southwestern valley - Photograph by Daniel Levin

  • Architect: SPG Architects
  • Name of Project: Leicester House
  • Location: Greater Asheville, North Carolina
  • Software used: Designed in FormZ and rendered with Cinema

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Botoxcloud at Transmediale in Berlin, Germany by SAQ

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

SAQ is a conceptual and interdisciplinary design agency specialized in developing spatial sceneries and concepts. The practice relies on a broad range of competencies where both architects, interior designers, urbanists, video-artists and graphic designers team up according to the specific orientation or necessities of each project. SAQ believes strongly in co-operation and regularly invites professional experts or companies to participate in the materialization or the elaboration of an idea.

Bototcloud Installation 01

  • Architect: SAQ
  • Name of Project: Botoxcloud
  • Location: Berlin, Germany

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Hamar Police Station in Hamar, Norway by Filter Arkitekter + LPO (designed using Autodesk Revit)

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Hamar Police Station, located 120km north of Oslo, was completed in 2009. The project is a result of a competition scheme won by Filter and LPO (in collaboration). The Police Station is the HQ of Hedmark Police District, which is the second largest police district of 27 districts in Norway.

Hamar Police Station

  • Architects: Filter Arkitekter
  • Project: Hamar Police Station
  • Location: Hamar, Norway
  • Floor Area: 6500 sqm
  • Completion: August 2009
  • Client: Vangsvegen eiendom AS + Backe prosjekt nord AS
  • Address: Vangsvegen 155, 0403 Hamar
  • Contractor: Martin M Bakken AS
  • Photo Credits: Kristin Hovde / Per Olav Pedersen
  • Artwork: Endre Aalrust
  • Software Used: Autodesk Revit Architecture

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MORPHotel by Gianluca Santosuosso

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

This project intends to develop a new luxury hotel concept where users have the opportunity to experience a stay in a floating system moving around the world. The MORPHotels, thanks to their linear structure developed around their “vertebral spine”, are able to adapt their shape according to the weather conditions and the site morphology.

Aerial View of INDIAN Navy Docks - Greater Mumbai

  • Architect: Gianluca Santosuosso
  • Name of Project: MORPHotel
  • Designer: Gianluca Santosuosso (engineer- architect )
  • Professor: Willy Muller –IaaC director (research studio – self-sufficient building)
  • Assistant: Maite Bravo

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