Article source: Patrick Schweitzer & Architectes Associes
Context. The architecture Practice Patrick Schweitzer & Associés responded to the international call launched by the Government of Rwanda in March 2012 for the construction of the new Faculty of architecture in Kigali. This school covers an area of 5 600 square meters and has the capacity to accommodate 600 students. It is located in the University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology campus in Nyarugenge District. The works started in early 2017 and were completed at the end of 2017.
helsinkizurich has finished a new interior architecture project in Zurich Switzerland: Balboa Bar & Gym is the Flagship of a fitness Start-up that considers itself an urban movement. Balboa Bar & Gym has opened its doors to the public on May 28, 2016.
Article source: KPMB Architects + Public: Architecture + Communication
Our province is the perfect testing ground for technical apparel — you don’t have to go far to find inspiration…. Our vision is for B.C. to become the global hub for athletic performance apparel and recreational products, and the first step is to provide a place to cultivate design talent.” − Shannon Wilson With over 300 apparel companies, BC’s lower mainland is a centre of excellence for technical apparel design. The vision for the new Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is to be the preeminent school for this industry. The broader purpose of the University is to fuel the local economy by generating a steady pool of talent and expertise in the fields of interior design, fashion marketing, graphic design for marketing, product design, and fashion and technology. Indeed, one of the key strengths sighted by industry of KPU graduates is their facility with this array of disciplines. The design of the new school fosters interdisciplinary communication and collaboration by positioning flexible design studios, labs, open offices and shared collaboration spaces across all five floors.
noa* (network of architecture) converted four existing dwellings into new apartments, characterized particularly by the interplay of old and new. “Very stylish apartment in a very central location where you can feel at home.”- guest from Switzerland (booking.com)
The “Wolke 7” catering pavilion in Grafenegg Castle Garden (Lower Austria) by the next ENTERprise Architects has been awarded the AIT Award in the category gastronomy.
A decade ago tnE Architects created the Wolkenturm open air stage, one of Austria’s most impressive concert stages and the central performance venue of the annual Grafenegg Festival. In 2015 the architects were commissioned by Grafenegg Kulturbetriebsgesellschaft m.b.H. to redesign the location which is used for catering to events and situated on the path between the Castle Tavern and the Wolkenturm. The AIT Award is the second major honour received by the project after last year’s award of the Client Prize of the Central Association of Austrian Architects.
“Wolke 7”, a place for culinary highlights and coming together in an open-air atmosphere, adds a new dimension to the synergy between the traditional and the contemporary in Grafenegg which reaches far beyond the catering infrastructure.
The house is located on the outskirts of a small village, which has been gain control over the local orchard because of the urban sub-division.
Due to this fact, and leaving any type of orchard reference behind, we are urged to create our own private landscape which should also be personal and with the ability to provide us with rest, delight and joy.
The „Yellow leg“ apartment building is located in Šnipiškės neighborhood, on the side of Vilnius city center. The building is on a 1697m2 lot, with its footprint occupying 707m2. The area is a perfect combination of living in an affordable area that has less crowded surroundings than city center, and being able to enjoy all the things that city center has to offer within reach.