The new Kuwait Cardiac Research and Rehabilitation Center is a heart disease specialized center. It includes testing and laboratory departments in groundfloor, outpatient departments in first and second floor and there are also located inside of it a rehabilitation and a research center. The base unit of the hospital typological scheme is a module, which connects each consult room with two exam rooms, giving public access from one side and private from the other.
There are a few one-storey houses in almost every residential Montreal neighborhoods. They house single families and stand out from the dense setting from the beginning of the 20th century. This 900 sq.ft.-house is located at the corner of 2 busy streets in Ahuntsic. The size of the property and tight budget did not make it possible to build an extension. The interior was therefore reconfigured to fit a third room and meet the needs of this family of 4.
Made in 2009, was responsible for the renovation of a 100m2 apartment located on the 7th floor.
In Peru, many departments using opaque brick divisions between environments are designed. Multifamily buildings are usually 2 sources of light and ventilation, which are through the facade facing the street and a well of light that is inside the building, adjacent to the other departments, it not being department an exception, which is why it was very dark and perceived smaller.
Article source: Elena Orte y Guillermo Sevillano (SUMA)
The PLAY- TIME apartments is a project of seven units for short term rental in Ciudad Lineal, Madrid. The developer chose the place because he was looking for an oasis in the city. As architects , we proposed to intensify that condition. The movement of the building gives each housing with its own terrace and the construction system provides its own garden in the perimeter. The units, two per floor , are independently assembled on a vertical core -with elevator and services- so they can be oriented freely, limited only by urban conditions and the spiral staircase that climbs around the perimeter, to which they turn their backs.
Team (SUMA): Bárbara Rodríguez, architect, Luis Quintano, architect, Rita Álvarez-Tabío, intern.
Consultants: Nuria Sáiz, quantity surveyor, Julio González, green façade and landscape., David Izquierdo, structure engineering, Jesús Huerga, structure engineering, Raúl Romero y Antonio Contreras, services engineering.
We firmly believe in a sustainable architecture that considers every client in every circumstance. This house shows the requirements of the location and its environment: the architecture results in the topographical and formal adjustments that are typical of the Mediterranean area.
The luxurious Comwell Kellers Park Hotel & Spa is located in the surroundings of Kellers Park with wooded slopes and a view of Vejle Fjord. The existing turn-of-the-century hospital building is renovated and extended with two spatious glass-clad wings floating into the beautiful landscape.
The Chapel is a community space in a new urban ward on the outskirt of Hochiminh city, Vietnam. As the result of estate crisis, the surrounding area is lacking of communal centers; therefore, the Chapel is designed to be the place for people, especially the youth, to participate in activities such as conferences, weddings, exhibitions or enjoying a light coffee and snack.
Sited in southeast corner of Yuefeng Island Eco-farm alongside the Yang Cheng Lake, Kunshan，the visitor center consists of a multi-functional activity space, a pet dorm, and a preserved house used as office. Our design task is to explore how architecture should be integrated into such a context, to create a new and unique place, however harmonize with nature.
The latest Udo Krollman Corporate Centre and Wolf architectural practice project in Berlin has brought to the city one of the most unconventional and daring architectural ventures seen to date. Following their very own tradition of acquisition and transformation of commercial and residential properties to meet the demands of a part of the market thirsty for exclusivity, over 20 years trading, have given the Udo Krollman Corporate Centre the experience and knowledge to always make the most breakthrough design bids.
A life-size indoor maze by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group is sure to delight its visitors at the National Building Museum in Washington, offering a glimpse into the upcoming BIG exhibition at the Museum in early 2015.
“The concept is simple: as you travel deeper into a maze, your path typically becomes more convoluted. What if we invert this scenario and create a maze that brings clarity and visual understanding upon reaching the heart of the labyrinth”, Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner, BIG.