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Wine Hotel Quinta Do Vallado in Peso Da Régua, Portugal by Guedes + de Campos

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Article source: Francisco Vieira de Campos

Jean Baudrillard defines architecture as “a mixture of nostalgia and extreme anticipation”. This idea comes along like a murmur in all the proposals, especially heritage projects. Each project always represents a renewed commitment to capture what is unique and non-transferable in each architectural episode.

Image Courtesy Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

  • Architects: Guedes + de Campos
  • Project: Wine Hotel Quinta Do Vallado
  • Location: Vilarinho De Freires, Peso Da Régua, Portugal
  • Client: Quinta do Vallado, Sociedade Agrícola, Lda.
  • Author: Francisco Vieira de Campos
  • Coordinator: Francisco Vieira De Campos
  • Project Team: Inês Mesquita, Mariana Sendas, Cristina Maximino, Adalgisa Lopes, Ana Leite Fernandes, Luís Campos, João Pontes, Joana Miguel, Francisco Lencastre, Tiago Souto E Castro, Miguel Brochado
  • Software used: AutoCAD

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New Studenternas IP development in Uppsala, Sweden by Karlsson Wachenfeldt arkitekter AB

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Article source: Karlsson Wachenfeldt arkitekter AB

Uppsala is an expanding university town located north of Stockholm. Studenternas IP, a sports field with long traditions, is situated by the river Fyrisån in the very centre of the town within the park Stadsträdgården. The project is part of a major re-development of the south river area and includes housing, parks, sport facilities and infrastructure.

The location of the site is highly sensitive from a historical point of view, the scale and integrity of the surrounding park and river area must be preserved, also when introducing a large scale development. To the west the main Hospital of the region located, a large scale complex.

Park view

  • Architects: Karlsson Wachenfeldt arkitekter AB
  • Project: New Studenternas IP development
  • Location: Uppsala, Sweden
  • Design team: Mattias Karlsson, Maria Lundahl, Therese Wallström, Johan Rickardt
  • Owner: Municipality of Uppsala
  • Gross Area: Approx. 30 000m2
  • Status: Proposal

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Design Proposal of International Competition of National Museum of Afghanistan by TheeAe LTD.

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Article source: TheeAe LTD.

Afghanistan’s culture that abides in the country was much ruined and deserted. Its new museum to catch up the lost richness and its cultural asset is necessitated to give hope and inspire people in that region.

Finding this design chance as a way to bring the lost heritage back to the present, the major concern for the architecture was not only about the collections but also emotional realm of space that requires a place to give a rest and the joy of the nature in its heritage safe and secured.

National Museum of Afghanistan

  • Architects: TheeAe LTD.
  • Project: Design Proposal of International Competition of National Museum of Afghanistan
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Software used: Rhino

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Beca Auckland Fitout in New Zealand by Studio Pacific Architecture

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Article source: Studio Pacific Architecture

This substantial 14,190 m2 fitout for 900 staff offered an opportunity to holistically enhance Beca’s engineering and consultancy business, to present a fresh and professional image of their expanding organisation. Beca committed to a significant strategic transformation in changing to an open plan workplace with all staff in one building, and the fitout is designed in response to support a range of ways to work. Distinct zones are layered through the plan for individual and team-based working, transitioning into ‘studio’ spaces – open work areas that facilitate collaboration, creative thinking, and working.

Exterior view - (c) Patrick Reynolds

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Hypercubus by STUDIO WG3

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Article source: STUDIO WG3

The Hypercubus concept is based on three fundamental concepts:

– the use of open areas with available infrastructure (alternatively also self-sufficient)
– the construction of small modular living units that are transportable
– the creation of a new concept in tourism (the prepaid apartment) with a uniform corporate design.

Hypercubus

 

  • Architects: STUDIO WG3
  • Project: Hypercubus
  • Team: WG3 sind DI Albert Erjavec, DI Matthias Gumhalter, DI Christan Reschreiter und DI Jan Ries.

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Church of Sant Francesc Convent in Santpedor, Spain by David Closes Arquitecte

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Article source: David Closes Arquitecte

The Sant Francesc convent, located in the small Catalan town of Santpedor, was built in the early 18th century by Franciscan priests. In 1835 the convent was sacked. Thereafter began the process of progressive deterioration of the building that ended with its demolition in 2000. Only the church remained standing, but in a completely ruinous state.

Image Courtesy Jordi Surroca

  • Architects: David Closes Arquitecte
  • Project: Church of Sant Francesc Convent
  • Location: Santpedor, (Catalonia), Spain
  • Area: 950 m2
  • Client: Santpedor City Council
  • Author: David Closes (architect)
  • Collaborators: Dídac Dalmau (construction engineer), BOMA (structures consultants), Toni Vila (industrial engineer), Jordi Surroca (photographer)
  • Date of project: 2005 (1st phase), 2010 (2nd phase)
  • Execution: 2006-2008 (1st phase), 2010-2011 (2nd phase)
  • Builder: Construccions F. Vidal / GrupSoler
  • Cost: 1.601.553 euros (vat included)

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Bainbridge Island Art Museum in Bainbridge Island, WA by Coates Design Architects

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Article source: Coates Design

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is not only the anchor tenant of the Island Gateway development, but it will soon become the cultural center of its community. Situated on a prominent corner of Bainbridge Island, Washington this building will provide an inspiring creative experience for residents and visitors alike with its collection of artworks from the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art will also feature special travelling exhibits from all over the world.

Exterior view

  • Architects: Coates Design Architects
  • Project: Bainbridge Island Art Museum
  • Location: Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Software used: Revit for design documentation

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Livraria Da Vila in São Paulo, Brazil by Isay Weinfeld

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Article source: Isay Weinfeld

The Livraria da Vila is the result of the refurbishment of a two-story house, built on a very narrow plot in São Paulo.

From start, it was clear an open plan was needed, as to better arrange products and circulation. For that reason, significant structural alterations were performed to the existing building, such as the incorporation of metal parts that would make it possible to displace the pillars to the outer sections of the building, and reinforce its foundations.

Livraria Da Vila

  • Architects: Isay Weinfeld
  • Project: Livraria Da Vila
  • Location: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Collaborator: Domingos Pascali
  • Project Manager: Monica Cappa
  • Team: Marcelo Alvarenga / Juliana Garcia / Leandro Garcia
  • Date Of Commission: Sept 2006
  • Date Of Completion: Apr 2007
  • Built Area: 790 m²

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Nettleton 198 in Cape Town, South Africa by SAOTA

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Article source: SAOTA

The clients, a British couple living in Cape Town, requested a six-bedroom, seven-level home that makes the most of the site, the views and the mountain. The lower levels of the existing structure were totally remodelled while the upper level was demolished to allow for two new levels.

“Inspiration was drawn from the mountain and dark colours were used on the facade, allowing the building to visually recede into the mountain instead of being an obtrusive construction,” says Greg Truen, Project Partner. The site enjoys spectacular views, both of the sea and Lions Head and these views and the impact of the sun were key informants contributing to the overall design.

Garden (Image Courtesy Adam Letch)

  • Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
  • Project: Nettleton 198
  • Location: Clifton, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Project Team: Greg Truen, Stefan Antoni & Jacques Prinsloo
  • Interior Design: Client
  • Main Furniture Supplier: OKHA Interiors
  • Completion Date: 2011
  • Photographs: Adam Letch

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PENSON for Google at CSG Covent Garden London

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Article source: Cherrill Scheer & Associates

One of Europe’s leading interior design and architecture studios PENSON has delivered Google’s new super HQ at Central Saint Giles, Covent Garden, London. The 160,000sq.ft HQ covers an amazing variation of floors including the Main Reception, a Lala Library, Gymnasium, Cafés & Restaurants, a Town Hall and many other trinkets all with long reaching panoramic views of London’s skyscape. It’s simply awesome.

Google’s New Super HQ

  • Project: PENSON for Google at CSG Covent Garden London
  • Location: London
  • Client: Google
  • Interior Designer: PENSON
  • Contractor: Parkeray
  • Project Managers: CBRE
  • Bespoke Joinery: ADS Joinery

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