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Ferienhaus in Crucoli, Italy by studioeuropa

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Article source: studioeuropa

The 19th century building rests on a hill in Crucoli, a small Italian hilltown above the Ionic Sea. The old quarry stone house is squeezed into the organic urban structure and sits right on the steep edge of the hill. This specific situation provides the house with a terrific view into the Sila mountains and defines the spatial layout. So technical improvements went together with the reorganzation of rooms.

Image Courtesy © studioeuropa

Image Courtesy © studioeuropa

  • Architects: studioeuropa
  • Project: Ferienhaus
  • Location: Crucoli, Italy

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Mining Site Wallers Arenberg in France by SKOPE

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Article source: SKOPE

The reconversion of the Mining Site of Wallers-Arenberg is in the middle of the Agglomeration community “La Porte du Hainaut” which is, at the same time, initiating and owner of this project.

The wish to mobilize this site for a project emanates from several points:

To rehabilitate and reallocate a site with very high historical and patrimonial value, classified as an Historic monument at the World heritage list of UNESCO, under Evolutionary Cultural Landscapes. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1360

Image Courtesy © Vincent Plutniak

Image Courtesy © Vincent Plutniak

  • Architects: SKOPE
  • Project: Mining site Wallers Arenberg / Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
  • Location: Rue de Croy, 59135 Wallers Arenberg, France
  • Photographs: Vincent Plutniak
  • Collaborators : T’Kint
  • Structure: SECA
  • Construction : Bouygues Bâtiment Nord-est
  • Techniques Spéciales : SECA
  • Project Year: 2015

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Void in forest in Tokyo, Japan by YDS Architects

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Article source: YDS Architects

This is a housing complex built in a beautiful greenery site next to Shakujii park.

Shakujii park is very large and famous park in Tokyo.

The main concept is to take in the beautiful nature around the site.

Image Courtesy © YDS Architects

Image Courtesy © YDS Architects

  • Architects: YDS Architects
  • Project: Void in forest
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan

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FLAT COPPER in Paris, France by BADIA BERGER Architectes

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Article source: BADIA BERGER Architectes

In the urban landscape of northeast Paris, the project sits at the crossroads of several transport networks : the major artery Boulevard Mac Donald, the Parisian beltway, the canal Saint-Denis, and the railway axis leading to the Gare de l’Est train station.

By virtue of its verticality and the autonomy of its form, the building signals and highlights the intersection of these diverse networks. Veritable visual landmark, it marks the alignment of the canal from the confines of Saint-Denis to Aubervilliers. As seen from the Port of Aubervilliers, it constitutes a background to the large thoroughfare of Boulevard Mac Donald.

Image Courtesy © 11h45

Image Courtesy © 11h45

  • Architects: BADIA BERGER Architectes
  • Project: FLAT COPPER
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Photography: David Sultan, 11h45, Takuji Shimmura

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Defensie eiland in Woerden, Netherlands by Groosman

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Article source: Groosman

Stripped of its original defensive function, a unique living environment has been created on the characteristic Schiereiland. Groosman has designed the new buildings to reference the old industrial structures, so that the character of the imposing island is maintained, impressions of the past are re-experienced and a unique living environment, in which a Woerdenaar can identify with, is created.

Image Courtesy © Groosman

Image Courtesy © Groosman

  • Architects: Groosman
  • Project: Defensie eiland
  • Location: Woerden, Netherlands

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Flying Box Villa in Orgères, France by 2A Design

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Article source: 2A Design

2A Design has recently completed a surprising small and low cost house on a tiny plot, in a rural village next to Rennes (France).

How to fit such a program on a so small parcel of land located 1.50m above the street ?

Image Courtesy © 2A Design

Image Courtesy © 2A Design

  • Architects: 2A Design (Josué Gillet)
  • Project: Flying Box Villa
  • Location: Orgères (35), France
  • Client: M. Ms FG.
  • Collaborator: Bet HAY (thermic ingenior)
  • Square meters: 125 sqm on a 160 sqm plot
  • Time to build: 6 months
  • Year: completed in 2015

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The Opal in Copenhagen, Denmark by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Article source: Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter 

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter has won the competition to design an extension to the existing headquarters of The Danish Society of Engineers, IDA. “The Opal” is technological advanced and a true eye catcher. It will be prominently placed in the Copenhagen Harbour.

The building is named “The Opal”, which refers to the oval gemstone that reflects all colours of the spectrum. The reference is evident in both form and structure. The new landmark will have a similar play of colours when the water is reflected in its skin and through projected lights in the facade.

Image Courtesy © Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

  • Architects: Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter
  • Project: The Opal
  • Location: Kalvebod Brygge 31, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: The Danish Society of Engineers, IDA

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High School in Serris, France by Badia Berger Architects

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Article source: Badia Berger Architects

How open can closed be?

The first objective is to allow the city of Serris (Marne la Vallée) into the heart of the building by lengthening existing axes and adopting vectors from the city horizontally and vertically.

Image Courtesy © Clement Guillaume

Image Courtesy © Clement Guillaume

  • Architects: Badia Berger Architects
  • Project: High School
  • Location: Serris, France
  • Photography: Benoît FOUGEIROL and Clement Guillaume

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Engineering Campus in Manchester, England by Mecanoo architecten

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Article source: Mecanoo architecten

The University of Manchester has received planning permission from Manchester City Council to create a £350 million engineering campus designed by Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo. The new engineering campus will be a Manchester landmark, celebrating engineering within the world’s first modern city.

Image Courtesy © Mecanoo architecten

Image Courtesy © Mecanoo architecten

  • Architects: Mecanoo architecten
  • Project: Engineering Campus
  • Location: Manchester, England, UK

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DRA House in Bali, Indonesia by d-associates architect

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Article source: d-associates architect

Boutique resort and villa design developments on the island of Bali are well-known for their extravagant attempts to stage a lush tropical getaway embellished with reproductions of craftsmanship associated with the exotic ‘Balinese’ atmosphere. Against this backdrop, D-Associates’ pursue of a humble sense of home away from home in Bali is a rare undertaking. The brief is simple, to design a villa for an extended Indonesian family in Sanur, one of the most iconic Southern Balinese settlements and the island’s most established tourist destinations. Not dealing with the Western world’s imagination of a somewhat ‘Balinese’ exoticism, here we are encountering a more subtle appreciation of the calm tropical landscape of Sanur. The villa is envisioned as a family retreat set in a tropical landscape, a contrast to their Jakarta living, while learning from a particular aspect of spatial configuration of Bali’s indigenous dwelling architecture: an emphasis in breaking up the volume of a house and in blurring the inside and outside spaces.

Image Courtesy © Mario Wibowo

Image Courtesy © Mario Wibowo

  • Architects: d-associates architect
  • Project: DRA House
  • Location: Sanur ,Bali, Indonesia
  • Photography: Mario Wibowo
  • principal incharge: gregorius supie yolodi
  • Partner incharge: maria rosantina
  • Senior project architect: C.Kunti Dewanggani.
  • Interior Consultant:  Sammy Hendramianto for  Hadiprana
  • Structure engineer: Krisna Triadi
  • MEP Consultant: Rusman Riady
  • Lighting design: d-associates architect
  • Contractor:  Paul Tendean ( PT.CKBP)
  • Land: 1277 sqm
  • Bulding:  897 sqm

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