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Cumberland Street Townhouse in Brooklyn, New York by Ensemble Architecture, DPC

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Article source: Ensemble Architecture, DPC

The Cumberland Townhouse is located on a park block in the neighborhood of Fort Greene in Brooklyn, NY. The house was in a dilapidated state when the owner’s purchased the building; the rear wall was falling down and water had been entering the building for several years.

Image Courtesy © Dustin Aksland

Image Courtesy © Dustin Aksland

  • Architects: Ensemble Architecture, DPC
  • Project: Cumberland Street Townhouse
  • Lcation: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Photography: Dustin Aksland
  • Software used: AutoCAD (more…)

Black Box in Los Angeles, California by Aaron Neubert Architects

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Article source: Aaron Neubert Architects

A steeply sloping property in the Franklin Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles is the site for this 200 square foot writer’s studio, labeled the “Black Box” for its minimal geometry and dark stained cladding.

Image Courtesy © Aaron Neubert Architects

Image Courtesy © Aaron Neubert Architects

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Downtown development scheme for Houston, Texas by MA2

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Article source: MA2

In the ongoing discussions concerning the renovation of American cities and new developments for both business and culture, the current proposal is an intervention in the reshaping of Houston, Texas’ downtown area.

Image Courtesy © MA2

Image Courtesy © MA2

  • Architects: MA2
  • Project: Downtown development scheme
  • Location: Houston, Texas, US State

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Oficinas Corporativas Clover in Texas by ART Arquitectos / ART a & id LLC

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Article source: ART Arquitectos / ART a & id LLC

The offices for Clover Corporate were designed for a company dedicated to the logistics of freight transport. The different departments are connected according to the relation between them and located on the head of a big warehouse in a very narrow and large area.

Image Courtesy © ART Arquitectos /ART a & id LLC

Image Courtesy © ART Arquitectos /ART a & id LLC

  • Architects: ART Arquitectos / ART a & id LLC
  • Project: Oficinas Corporativas Clover
  • Location: Texas, United States
  • 2013
  • Completed: 2014

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West Berkeley Public Library in California by Harley Ellis Devereaux

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

Article source: Harley Ellis Devereaux

The City of Berkeley sought to construct a library that would both serve as a model for sustainable design as well as a community hub for its culturally diverse neighborhood. With the existing library spatially out of date for contemporary requirements and future adaptability, the design team recommended the construction of a new zero net energy (ZNE) structure. Extensive study had revealed the embodied energy required to construct a new ZNE facility would be offset by the ongoing cost of maintaining the existing structure within one year’s time.

Harley Ellis Devereaux sought to construct a zero net energy library that would fulfill the city’s climate action plan and serve as a community hub for the neighborhood, Image Courtesy © Harley Ellis Devereaux

Harley Ellis Devereaux sought to construct a zero net energy library that would fulfill the city’s climate action plan and serve as a community hub for the neighborhood, Image Courtesy © Harley Ellis Devereaux

  • Architects: Harley Ellis Devereaux
  • Project: West Berkeley Public Library
  • Location: Berkeley, California, US
  • Project Size: 9,500 square feet
  • Project Date: December 2013

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Coffee Bar in San Francisco by jones | haydu

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Article source: v2com

jones | haydu has won a Merit Award for Interior Architecture from the American Institute of Architects San Francisco for their work on Coffee Bar Kearny.The primary objective for this tiny cafe in the heart of downtown San Francisco was to bring epicurean level coffee at a rate and speed to meet the Financial District’s demands while simultaneously revitalizing a stretch of sidewalk that has been fallow for over twenty years. Coffee Bar serves as a workshop to explore, experiment, and embrace the trends of the coffee industry.

View from across Kearny Street, Image Courtesy © Art Gray

View from across Kearny Street, Image Courtesy © Art Gray

  • Architects: jones | haydu 
  • Project: Coffee Bar
  • Location: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Photography: Art Gray

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SCOTTSDALE FIRE STATION 2 in Arizona by LEA – Architects, LLC

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Article source: LEA – Architects, LLC 

Downtown Scottsdale LEED platinum Fire Station 2, the first Fire Station in the US to be certified LEED Platinum, was designed for LEED certification as part of the City of Scottsdale’s green building initiative. Lawrence Enyart, FAIA, LEED Fellow and Lance Enyart, AIA, LEED AP a Father-Son team from LEA Architects, LLC, Phoenix, AZ, designed the new Downtown Scottsdale Fire Station No. 2 as part of an urban infill project. The two-story Emergency Service facility meets the daily operational needs of the new City of Scottsdale Fire Department and the community, while utilizing both passive and active sustainable green building principles to maximize sustainability and enhance overall energy performance. The contemporary architecture responds to both the civic & historical context of the surrounding urban area drawing from the materials, colors, and textures of the existing built environment. Sustainable materials were used throughout the design in vertical and horizontal applications. Natural materials including locally manufactured ground face concrete masonry, in combination with Arizona sandstone, glass, and weathering steel define the building surface and exude a sense of sustainability and presence while units offering contrasting texture and form throughout the project.

Image Courtesy © LEA - Architects, LLC

Image Courtesy © LEA – Architects, LLC

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BeFunky – Portland Office in Oregon by FIELDWORK DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, LLC

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Article source: FIELDWORK DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, LLC

BeFunky, located in an industrial bow truss warehouse in NE Portland, is a photo editing app developer. The tenant improvement project scope includes 3,000 square feet of open office, conference room, whiskey lounge, and a kitchen/meeting area.

Image Courtesy © Brian Walker Lee

Image Courtesy © Brian Walker Lee

  • Architects: FIELDWORK DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE, LLC
  • Project: BeFunky – Portland Office
  • Location: Portland, Oregon, US
  • Photography: Brian Walker Lee
  • Software used: AutoCAD LT, SketchUp
  • Project Design Team: Tonia Hein, Partner/Interior Designer; Cornell Anderson, Partner/Architect; Tim Fouch, Partner/Architect; Brannon Soens, Architectural Designer; Dylan Woock, Intern
  • Structural Engineer: Michael Munzing, Munzing Structural Engineering
  • Square Footage: 3,000sf

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AMBIENT LIGHT in Chicago, Illinois by Guillaume Mazars Architecture

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

Article source: Guillaume Mazars Architecture

Project for a kiosk on the lakefront of Chicago.  Waterfronts are special places. A meeting point between earth and sea, the horizon is exposed. More than elsewhere the sky is present, it illuminates and color permeates the place. The project aims to exacerbate this feeling by framing the views and accentuating the light of the moment.

EXTERIOR VIEW_LIBRARY- BOOK SHOP, Image Courtesy © Guillaume Mazars Architecture

EXTERIOR VIEW_LIBRARY- BOOK SHOP, Image Courtesy © Guillaume Mazars Architecture

  • Architects: Guillaume Mazars Architecture
  • Project: AMBIENT LIGHT
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

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San Souci 2 House in North Miami, Florida by ONEDB ARCHITECTURE

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Article source: ONEDB  ARCHITECTURE 

The San Souci 2 House is a single-family home in Sans Souci, Fl. This 4,700 square foot, 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom is located in the heart of North Miami Beach.

Image Courtesy © ONEDB  ARCHITECTURE

Image Courtesy © ONEDB ARCHITECTURE

  • Architects: ONEDB  ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: San Souci 2 House
  • Location: North Miami,  Florida
  • Site Area: 9,375 square feet
  • Floor Area: 4,700 square feet
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Project Completion Date: 2017

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