Open side-bar Menu
 ArchShowcase

Archive for 2012

Al Ain Stadium in United Arab Emirates by MZ Architects

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Article source: MZ Architects

Set into the desert landscape, the Al Ain football stadium celebrates the game it hosts as much as it celebrates the site in which it lays. Recognising the powerful language of its surroundings and intelligently approaching the issue of scale and the intermittent use of the stadium architecture, the project sinks its 200,000sqm structure into the ground and turns the rocky mountain into one of its main features. It creatively works with the topography and relies on a series of emerging planes to mould the space and help cater for the 40,000 seats it provides. The stadium maximizes the use of on-site material and its visionary design merges landscape and architecture, thus blurring the boundaries between the built and the natural and creating a space that allows the visitor to interact with the stadium activities, much as with the desert landscape itself.

Image Courtesy © MZ Architects

  • Architects: MZ Architects
  • Project: Al Ain Stadium
  • Location: Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

(more…)

The Granary in London , England by Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Article source: Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects

This project showcases the creation of new life for old buildings whilst respecting and celebrating their integrity and providing facilities to meet 21st-century needs.

Fundamental to the design was a sensitive approach to the building’s rescue and restoration with carefully considered retention of its gracefully aged qualities.

Image Courtesy Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects

(more…)

SA Residence in Dhaka, Bangladesh by Shatotto Architecture

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Article source: Shatotto Architecture

The human form has two parts – body as the shell and thoughts as the soul. Architecture is similar, the building envelope as the shell and nature as the soul.

The building envelope of this three-storey residence is a pure square, constructed of a single material, cast-concrete. The sphere, the universal celestial form, in this case is transformed to its terrestrial expression in the shape of a square.

Image Courtesy Shatotto Architecture

  • Architects: Shatotto Architecture
  • Project: SA Residence
  • Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Software used: AutoCAD to prepare all design and architectural, working and construction drawings; 3D Max for the 3-dimensional visualizations and renders.

(more…)

Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia by Billard Leece Partnership

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Article source: Billard Leece Partnership

Melbourne’s $1-billion Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) is based on state-of-the-art ideas developed by the hospital around a family-centred care model that puts children and their families at the centre of the facility. Using innovative and evidence-based design principles, the RCH reflects changing healthcare practices, workplace patterns, user expectations, community aspirations and environmental responsibility.
The therapeutic benefits of nature in healing underpin the overall design.

Image Courtesy Billard Leece Partnership

  • Architects: Billard Leece Partnership
  • Project: Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Project Completion Date: 2011

(more…)

Paul Hamlyn Hall Champagne Bar in London by B3 Designers

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Article source: B3 Designers

The vast Paul Hamlyn Hall at London’s Royal Opera House now hosts a champagne bar that is 13.5 metres long, has sixteen serving points and is finished to please even the most discerning eye. It can also be disassembled easily.

Image Courtesy B3 Designers

  • Architects: B3 Designers
  • Project: Paul Hamlyn Hall Champagne Bar
  • Location: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
  • Project Completion Date: 2011

(more…)

Nobu Perth in Perth, Australia by Michael Fiebrich Design

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Article source: Michael Fiebrich Design

In designing a restaurant for celebrity Japanese chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa, Michael Fiebrich Design wanted to ensure that the interior design was as artful and thought provoking as the cuisine and ingredient combinations, without distracting from the food presentation.

Image Courtesy Michael Fiebrich Design

(more…)

2 Whites Grounds in Bermondsey, London by Guarnieri Architects

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Article source: Guarnieri Architects

2 Whites Grounds is located in the Bermondsey conservation area, a central up-and-coming part of London close to London Bridge, where the Shard of Glass and White Cube Gallery are located.
The existing building is a five-storey-high warehouse with a distinctive character and a gable roof structure that dates back to the end of the 19th century. The project comprised the redesign of the interior of the top floor penthouse and the reshaping of the roof structure.

Image Courtesy © Guarnieri Architects

  • Architects: Guarnieri Architects
  • Project: 2 Whites Grounds
  • Location: Bermondsey, London, United Kingdom
  • Completion Date: 2011

(more…)

MuséoParc Alésia in France by Bernard Tschumi Architects

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Article source: Bernard Tschumi Architects

The MuséoParc Alésia illuminates the famous battle of Alésia between Julias Caesar and Vercingetorix, which took place almost 2,000 years ago.

Bernard Tschumi’s gigantic cylindrical MuséoParc Alésia interpretation centre symbolises the encirclement of the Gauls by the Romans during that battle.

Image Courtesy © Christian Richters

  • Architects: Bernard Tschumi Architects
  • Project: MuséoParc Alésia
  • Location: Alise-Sainte-Reine, France
  • Project Completion Date: March 2012
  • Photo credit: Iwan Baan and Christian Richters

(more…)

cafe c.a.f.e. in Kharkov, Uklraine by Drozdov & Partners

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Article source: Drozdov & Partners

The plot is a relatively empty space located in the middle of the dense urban development. A small cafe was build on this place in the early 90-s. However, as time went by, there appeared a need for its renovation.

Image Courtesy Aleksandr Abrosimov, Andrey Avdeenko

  • Architects: Drozdov & Partners
  • Project: cafe c.a.f.e.
  • Location: Uklraine, Kharkov, 77 sumskaya st.
  • Size: 600 m2
  • Status: Realized (2011)
  • Authors: Aleksandr abrosimov, sergey vlasov, denis davydov, oleg drozdov, sergey rusanov
  • Photo: Aleksandr abrosimov, andrey avdeenko

(more…)

North Carolina Museum of Art Sculpture Park Pavilion in Raleigh by Tonic Design + Tonic Construction

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Article source: Tonic Design + Tonic Construction

The pavilion is an outdoor classroom and component of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Sculpture Park. The structure is wrapped in varying widths of horizontal, perforated metal bands, which offer experiences that change with the seasons, the light, and the vantage point of the viewer .The pavilion’s metallic “skin” reflects its natural surroundings by taking on the colors of the grass and sky or, at times, completely disappearing into a moire pattern of light and shadow.

Image Courtesy © Jim West, Jim West Productions

  • Architects: Tonic Design + Tonic Construction
  • Project: North Carolina Museum of Art Sculpture Park Pavilion
  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Architect: Tonic Design
  • Builder: Tonic Construction
  • Photography: Jim West, Jim West Productions

(more…)

GRAPHISOFT: ARCHICAD download 30-day FREE trial
Graphisoft ARCHICAD  Download a 30-Day FREE trial
TurboCAD pro : Start at $299
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy