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Day center for the elderly and housing in Bellvitge, Spain by Jordi Farrando architect

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Jordi Farrando architect

There are two parts to the programme: sheltered dwellings for 24 residents and a day centre for the elderly.

The ground floor and half of the first floor are occupied by the day centre, and the sheltered dwellings occupy the rest of this floor and levels two and three.

Image Courtesy © Jordi Farrando architect

Image Courtesy © Jordi Farrando architect

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House Camps Bay in Cape Town, South Africa by Babett Frehrking Architect

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Babett Frehrking Architect

The brief was to give an existing residential complex consisting of two units a new contemporary look and feel, create some additional quality space, improve the flow and convert a double garage into a new bachelor apartment.

Apartment 1: Four bedroom unit over three storeys + additional study

By replacing an old timber deck with a deep concrete balcony stretching from one side of the building to the other.covered by a concrete roof of the same size the open outdoor space is now usable in any weather condition and incorporates it visually and spatially into the living area with any easy flow between in and outside.

Image Courtesy © 4otomo

Image Courtesy © 4otomo

 

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Philips Lighting in Eindhoven, Netherlands by Diederendirrix architects

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Diederendirrix architects

Residential building in former Philips Lighting head office first step toward new quarter Eindhoven

Diederendirrix architecture & urban development has transformed the former Philips Lighting head office into a vibrant residential building consisting of 616 lofts and penthouses. The new façade with gold coloured window frames enables quality small-scale housing in the middle of the city. The completion of Lighting is the first and key step in the realisation of the Victoriapark.

Image Courtesy © Diederendirrix architects

Image Courtesy © Diederendirrix architects

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Wirawan House in Jakarta, Indonesia by RAW Architecture

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: RAW Architecture

Located in Puri Indah, West Jakarta region, the tropical open house creates intimate space from entrance through void in the garden, in living room, library, and the roof top garden.

Berlokasi di Puri Indah, Jakarta barat, rumah tinggal tropis terbuka didesain dengan ruang – ruang yang terbuka tertutup dari pintu masuk, dengan pengalam ruang void di taman dan ruang- ruang yang lebih kecil.

Image Courtesy © Eric Dinardi Bacteria Photography

Image Courtesy © Eric Dinardi Bacteria Photography

  • Architects: RAW Architecture
  • Project: Wirawan House
  • Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Photography: Eric Dinardi Bacteria Photography
  • Client: Mr. Wirawan and Family
  • Architect in charge: Realrich Sjarief
  • Interior Designer: Mondrich Syarif, and Karina Tjandra from STUDIO PIU
  • Architecture Project Team: Bambang Priyono, Tatyana Kusumo, Miftahuddin Nurdayat, Rio Triwardhana, Suryanaga, Anton Suryanto, Andhang Trihamdhani, Emmy Ulfah, Randy Abimanyu.
  • General Contractor: > O + Workshop
  • Supervisor in charge: Sudjatmiko and Singgih Suryanto
  • Construction Manager: Endhang Syamsuddin, Bonari Ari Dzaki
  • Structure Engineer: John Djuhaedi
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineer: Bambang Priyono, Andi, Karim, and Hamim
  • Landscape: Mr. Wirawan and Family
  • Project year: 2016

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ATRIUM – JUSSIEU UNIVERSITY in Paris, France by Périphériques Architectes

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Périphériques Architectes

The 16m building on the Jussieu university campus, near the historic center of Paris, extends and completes the grid plan that architect Edouard Albert designed in the 60s to serve 45 000 students and researchers. The response formulated by Périphériques Architects for the extension is based on the existing system, where buildings are laid out in a crown configuration; but at the same time, it deforms it: where Albert laid out a single patio, Périphériques Architects have planned two. One of them is covered by the bridge-buildings raised on pilotis to make short-cuts in the ring like circulation itinerary, and forms a “vertical place” that groups all the movements of the buildings. This concrete space opposes its heaviness and hardness to the light-weight metal cladding of its outer skin.

Image Courtesy © LUC BOEGLY

Image Courtesy © LUC BOEGLY

  • Architects: Périphériques Architectes
  • Project: ATRIUM – JUSSIEU UNIVERSITY
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Photography: LUC BOEGLY
  • Software used: AutoCAD

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CH house in Nuevo León, México by GLR arquitectos / Gilberto L. Rodríguez

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: GLR arquitectos / Gilberto L. Rodríguez

In a privileged site occupied by an old and obsolete house, we face a dilemma: renovate or demolish such house in order to make way for a new residential project. In conjunction with the client we decide to go for the latter alternative and go ahead with the demolition, adjusting the topography according to the new scheme, which will seek to benefit from the wonderful city views.

Image Courtesy © Jorge Taboada

Image Courtesy © Jorge Taboada

  • Architects: GLR arquitectos / Gilberto L. Rodríguez
  • Project: CH house
  • Location: Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
  • Photography: Jorge Taboada
  • Project Team: Emmanuel Soto, Pamela Díaz de León, Rafael Návar, Oscar O´Farril, Priscila López, Tonatiuh Aguilar
  • Extension: 850 m2
  • Year: 2011-2013

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Grand Café Lochergut in Zürich, Switzerland by Dyer-Smith Frey

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Dyer-Smith Frey

For the interior design of Grand Café Lochergut Design Duo DYER-SMITH FREY created a contemporary interpretation of the Parisian coffeehouses in the 50ies.

On almost 130 square meters, encirled by generous window facades, the Grand Café Lochergut located at Badenerstraße in Zurich performs as a perfect “See and be seen” venue.

Image Courtesy © Nico Schaerer

Image Courtesy © Nico Schaerer

  • Architects: Dyer-Smith Frey
  • Project: Grand Café Lochergut
  • Location: Zürich, Switzerland
  • Photography: Nico Schaerer
  • Building area: 130 sqm

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The East India Company Store in Edinburgh, Scotland by Kinnersley Kent Design

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Caroline Collett PR Ltd

The East India Company, the contemporary revitalisation of one of history’s most powerful and successful trading ventures, has opened a flagship store on Edinburgh’s George Street, the Scottish capital’s most prestigious shopping address, with all design work by leading British studio Kinnersley Kent Design.

The new East India Company store, its first ever in Scotland, will offer the brand’s premium luxury fine foods range, as per its eleven existing stores across Greater London, Kent and the Middle East (plus concessions in Harrods and Heathrow T4/T5), as well as its new East India Company ‘Home’ range, representing a first foray into the lifestyle market and also now available in the brand’s London flagship store in the heart of Mayfair, recently refurbished by Kinnersley Kent Design.

The East India Company Scottish flagship store, Edinburgh, Image Courtesy © Kate Berry

The East India Company Scottish flagship store, Edinburgh, Image Courtesy © Kate Berry

  • Architects: Kinnersley Kent Design
  • Project: The East India Company Store
  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Photography: Kate Berry
  • Retail design: Kinnersley Kent Design
  • Team:

    • Mick Kent (Partner)
    • Mark Leib (Director) Emily Watson (Designer) – Interiors
    • Kenny Sum (Director), Dimple Umeria-Alam (Senior Designer),
    • Chris Jones (Senior Designer) – Branding, Graphics, Packaging

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Papamoa in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand by Collingridge and Smith Architects (CASA)

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Collingridge and Smith Architects (CASA)

A very tight programme saw the Children’s centre designed, approved and completed in 9 months.

The building is located on the edge of the Papamoa Beach township and our brief was to create a design that captured the nostalgic kiwi bach (holiday house) feel.

Image Courtesy © Collingridge and Smith Architects (CASA)

Image Courtesy © Collingridge and Smith Architects (CASA)

  • Architects: Collingridge and Smith Architects (CASA)
  • Project: Papamoa
  • Location: Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
  • Software used: Archicad
  • Client: New Shoots Early Childhood Centres / Pukenui Properties
  • Structural Engineers: McNaughton Consulting Engineers
  • Project Architect: Phil Smith, CASA
  • Design Team: Phil Smith, Graham Collingridge, Grayson Wanda, Chloe Pratt
  • M&E consultant: Eco Design Consultants
  • Quantity surveyor: Pukenui Properties
  • Planning supervisor: Simon Yates
  • Lighting consultant: Mike Renwick, Lighthouse Remuera
  • Main contractor: Pukenui Properties
  • Form of contract and/or procurement: Negotiated Contract
  • Total cost: Approx NZ $1.5 million
  • Gross internal floor area: 650m² in 2 buildings, one preschool, one under 2’s
  • Tender date: Dec 2010
  • Start on site date: Jan 2011
  • Contract duration: 6 months

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Vila Leopoldina Loft in São Paulo, Brazil by Diego Revollo

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Article source: Diego Revollo

Located in Vila Leopoldina district on a contemporary way of living  building, this 70m2  loft belongs to a young musical and advertisements actor. His modern lifestyle reflects the concept of an integrated loft, whose social and intimate areas are separated only by a curtain, which also refers to a theatrical scene.

Image Courtesy © Alain Brugier

Image Courtesy © Alain Brugier

  • Architects: Diego Revollo
  • Project: Vila Leopoldina Loft
  • Location: Vila Leopoldina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Photography: Alain Brugier

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