Friday, May 20th, 2016
Article source: Mojo Stumer Associates
This 7,000 square foot apartment on the Upper East Side is a project that represents true elegance and extensive high-end detailing but with a totally contemporary philosophy. The same atmosphere of a classically traditional apartment is expressed here from the viewpoint of Mojo Stumer’s modernism. This sprawling apartment, which started out with a combination of two 2,300 square foot apartments, is now the grouping of three apartments. We designed a smooth transition from each apartment by having a main gallery to join them together. The southeast facing apartment also has the option of being closed off and used as a guesthouse, as it contains its own full kitchen. The apartment is on the 82nd floor in a building with 10 foot high existing curtain wall provides our client with spectacular views of the city. It is a combination of a truly rich material palette of macassar ebony, stainless steel, high gloss lacquers, pure white stone flooring combined with dark marble trim and walnut insets. Mojo Stumer created a sophisticated interior with our material and furniture selections and, of course, the belief in modern design which helped to accomplish our goal.
Image Courtesy © Mojo Stumer Associates
Friday, May 20th, 2016
Article source: Margot Krasojevic Arcitect
Floating levee piers to trap sediment and divert freshwater:
The idea behind this project attempts to combine an architecture with technology, where by-products of new materials create impossible forms because computer technology has become an inherent part of the design process, such is the application of typology in this project.
Image Courtesy © Margot Krasojevic Arcitect
- Architects: Margot Krasojevic Arcitect
- Project: Artificial wetland flood preention, broken leveev
- Location: Mexico, USA
- Software used: Autodesk Revit and 3ds max
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Article source: Conecta Arquitectos
Given the dramatic landscape canyon of Rio Bogota and as a way to ensure the fluidity and continuity within the same housing, subtly challenge was implanted in the environment, appropriating the space of the barrel; for that a warp of order lines that contrast sharply with the sinuous and organic geometry of the landscape, seeking to create a fusion between the natural and the constructed between solid and liquid, closed open, inside out, filled with empty, transparent opaque is created; so that these attributes were the ingredients that allow and give the tone for the organization and materiality of the house.
Image Courtesy © Santiago Robayo
- Architects: Conecta Arquitectos
- Project: House In The Mountain
- Location: Colombia, USA
- Photography: Santiago Robayo
- Builder: Arq. Jaime Alberto Vargas Camacho
Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Article source: Messana O’Rorke
The existing house is a picturesque 1920’s suburban house set on a leafy knoll next to a pond; its high gables and leaded windows further enhance the Grimes fairy tale image. As in most fairy tales there was a down side, the kitchen was a cramped dark space with failing fixtures, ugly cabinetry and cracked floor tiles. Initially the client had imagined renovating the kitchen and adding a sunroom. This option proved to be impractical as the only sympathetic site to add on to the house was on the North facade, so we suggested that the existing kitchen should be converted into a den and a new addition on the North facade should contain the kitchen.
Image Courtesy © Elizabeth Felicella
- Architects: Messana O’Rorke
- Project: Short Hills House
- Location: New Jersey, USA
- Photography: Elizabeth Felicella
Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Article source: Elliott + Associates Architects
- Focus on function.
- Sensitive to safety
- Fun experience
- Create compatibility with existing campus architecture.
- We hope to reinvent the parking garage image.
White parking – the color of snow, Image Courtesy © Scott McDonald (Hedrich Blessing)
- Architects: Elliott + Associates Architects
- Project: Chesapeake Car Park 4
- Location: Oklahoma City, USA
- Photography: Scott McDonald (Hedrich Blessing)
- Software used: AutoCad, SketchUp and Revit
- Client: Chesapeake Energy Corporation
- Scope: 547,192 gross s.f. size, acreage 125,378 sf, approximately 2.9 acres at ground level developed, 7 levels, 1465 parking spaces
- Completed: January 2015
Sunday, May 15th, 2016
Article source: Martin Dulanto Arquitecto
The house has been designed as a big white box in which, diverse vertical cuts has been applied forming a general view of texture. The white box sits over a concrete exposed structure, that helps hide the windows of the different rooms of the basement.
Image Courtesy © Juan Solano
- Architects: Martin Dulanto Arquitecto
- Project: GATO HOUSE
- Location: Las Arenas Club, Cañete, Lima, Peru
- Photography: Juan Solano
- Software used: AutoCad and Sketchup
- Contributors: Raul Montesinos, Emilio Jordan, Bethlehem Desmaison
- Builder: Taller 33
- Structures: Ing. Jorge Avendaño
- Landscaping: Cecilia Krebs
- Land Area: 225.00 m2
- Year Built: 2014
Friday, May 13th, 2016
Article source: Feldman Architecture
The 2 Bar home in Menlo Park, California represents a very cost-conscious design and implementation of green materials and technologies for a couple with two young children. The new residence replaced an awkward and inefficient structure with a smart, sustainable, open home that embraced the family’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
Image Courtesy © Joe Fletcher
- Architects: Feldman Architecture
- Project: 2 Bar House
- Location: Menlo Park, California, USA
- Photography: Joe Fletcher
Thursday, May 12th, 2016
Article source: sage and coombe architects
Built as part of New York City’s Design Excellence program within both the Department of Parks and Recreation and the DDC, the Ocean Breeze Indoor Athletic Facility sits within a new 110-acre park being developed as a part of former Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC initiative, whose primary goal was to bring large scale regional parks to every borough. Located on Staten Island’s Eastern Shore, the building overlooks the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, lower Manhattan, and the Freedom Tower.
Image Courtesy © Alexa Hoyer
- Architects: sage and coombe architects
- Project: Ocean Breeze Track & Fieldhouse
- Location: 625 Father Capodanno Blvd., Staten Island, New York, USA
- Photography: Paul Warchol and Alexa Hoyer
- Software used: AutoCad, Revit, 3d Studio, Rhino, Ecotect, Excel, Photoshop/Illustrator, Powerpoint, BlueBeam
- Client: NYC Dept of Parks and Recreation, Construction management by NYC DDC
- Site: 110 acres
- Building: 135,000 SF
- Completion Date: 2016
Thursday, May 12th, 2016
Article source: v2com
738 Broadway: this lavish four-apartment housing project offers modern living spaces adapted to the Big Apple’s new upbeat generation while allowing the McKenna building to proudly remind us of its industrial origin. The interior design was executed by Escobar Design by Lemay, previously Andres Escobar & Associates who recently joined Lemay.
Image Courtesy © Robert Lowell
- Architects: Escobar Design by Lemay
- Project: 738 Broadway
- Location: New York, USA
- Photography: Robert Lowell
- Client: Chetrit Group
- Real Estate Developer: The De Niro Team at Dougals Elliman Real Estate
- Project End Date: 2015
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Article source: McClean Design .
This house is located on a spectacular lot above Sunset Strip with panoramic views of down town and west Los Angeles all the way to Santa Monica, the Pacific and Catalina Island. The design of the house maximizes access to the view such that all the main living spaces look out over it. The house is large almost 7000sf total and is divided in half by a water feature and a pool. Our client wanted a house designed around a long pool and this became the central design element of the project. It begins adjacent to the driveway as a water wall around which the entry sequence is wrapped. Upon ascending to the main level of the house, the water element becomes an ornamental pool before dropping into the spa below, after which it becomes a 75’-0” long lap pool the end of which is cantilevered over the slope into the view. The entry to the house is a glass bridge over the pool below. The master bedroom and study are located on one side of the pool, the living areas on the other. Below are several guestrooms, a media room and a four car garage. The living room and master bedroom are cantilevered over outdoor spaces below and appear to hover against the background of the city below. The palette of materials is soft contemporary with extensive use of concrete, wood and stone.
Image Courtesy © Nick Springett
- Architects: McClean Design
- Project: Blue Jay Way Residence
- Location: Blue Jay Way, Los Angeles, USA
- Photography: Nick Springett
- Software used: AutoCAD and Sketch Up
- Contractor: James Corr
- Engineer: Bob Lawson
- Approximate size: 6800sf
- Completion date: Late 2008