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SPE House in Spéracèdes, France by ELLENA MEHL Architects

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: v2com

The house is located on the French Riviera, at the very end of a small road, in a old hamlet built around a local spring that has been known since before the XIX th century.

Built on the side of a hill, the landscape follows horizontal lines, formed by terraced gardens and stone walls also called “restanques” in the south of France.

double glazed facade – bedroom, Image Courtesy © Hervé ELLENA

  • Architects: ELLENA MEHL Architects
  • Project: SPE House
  • Location: Spéracèdes, France
  • Photography: Hervé ELLENA
  • Software used: ArchiCAD
  • Areapo: 120 m2 on 2 levels

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Wine Glass Shop RIEDEL in Prague, Czech Republic by mar.s architects

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: mar.s architects 

Wine Glass Shop RIEDEL is located in the very center of Prague, Na Příkopě street. The shop has excellent RIEDEL wine glass in its range of products. The task was to create an environment that will excel in the purity and beauty of the glass. Therefore, the materials are used in their original form, i.e. coarse and “imperfect”, which are in contrast to the perfect glass. Wall covering is made of oak wood, the niches with exposed glass are made of natural black sheet, the floor is concrete. The entire interior is complemented by a wall made of steel pins, where selected wines are placed and the entire space is dominated by a steel wall with a built-in wines. The area is illuminated by industrial lights that enhance the atmosphere. The shop is very often used for wine tasting.

Image Courtesy © Boysplaynice photography

  • Architects: mar.s architects
  • Project: Wine Glass Shop RIEDEL
  • Location: Slovanský Dům, Na Příkopě 22, Prague 1, Czech Republic
  • Photography: Boysplaynice photography
  • Investor: AD VIVUM s.r.o.
  • Supplier of interior: Element-interior
  • Products:
    • Industrial lights / Industrial antik
    • Wine glass/ RIEDEL
  • Area: 65m2
  • Realization: 7-8 2016

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“Evolutioneum” – A special exhibition at the Zoological Museum in Hamburg, Germany by gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

What could a natural history museum of the 21st century look like? The special exhibition of the Academy for Architectural Culture (aac) in the Zoological Museum, Hamburg, provides some answers. In the context of the Evolutioneum workshop, scholarship students of the aac have produced designs in two parts, which are on display at the Zoological Museum, Hamburg, until 27 August. The Evolutioneum is a museum concept which builds a bridge between science and the public, and which also provides space for natural science collections and exhibitions.

External Perspective, Image Courtesy © aac hamburg

  • Architects: gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner
  • Project: “Evolutioneum” – A special exhibition at the Zoological Museum
  • Location: Martin-Luther-King-Platz 3, 20146 Hamburg, access via Bundesstrasse 52, Hamburg, Germany
  • Photography: Marcus Bredt and aac hamburg
  • Aac team: Annika Göttle, Christine Graff, Enno Maass, Anja Meding
  • Workshop directors for the Evolutioneum: Meinhard von Gerkan and Nikolaus Goetze
  • Exhibition design and project management: Heidi Knaut, Amran Salleh
  • Graphic design ON Grafik, Hamburg: Tom Wibberenz with Hendrik Sichler and Felix Heining
  • Exhibition dates: April 28 – August 27, 2017
  • Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed Mondays and holidays, admission free

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Malmö Market Hall in Sweden by Wingårdh Architects

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: Wingårdh Architects 

The old freight depot west of Malmö Central Station was no more than a roofless shell when two siblings, Nina Totté Karyd and Martin Karyd, bought it in order to create a market hall. In 2013 Wingårdh Architects was commissioned to transform the ruin into a market hall for about twenty vendors and restaurateurs. The initial intention was to add a similar volume onto the existing oblong brick building, but the plans changed when several layers of underground utilities were discovered on the site, reducing the buildable area of the lot.

Image Courtesy © André Pihl

  • Architects: Wingårdh Architects
  • Project: Malmö Market Hall
  • Location: Gibraltargatan 6, Malmö, Sweden
  • Photography: André Pihl
  • Software used: Revit, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Client: Annabostäder AB
  • Construction manager: CMB
  • Architect: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB through Gert Wingårdh (principal architect), Joakim lyth (senior lead architect), Maria lyth (project architect), Ulrika Davidsson (lead engineer), Erik Holmgren, Andre Pihl, Gustaf Wennerberg, and others
  • Total area: approx. 1500 m2
  • Project start: 2013
  • Completion: 2016 (opening planned for November 2016)

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New Majestic hotel in Singapore by Ministry of Design

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: Ministry of Design

Predating the advent of the boutique hotel movement in Singapore, MOD conceptualized the New Majestic experience to simultaneously draw from its locale and heritage whilst looking forward to create an experiential narrative which earned it membership in the internationally acclaimed “Design Hotels” group. At that point in time, it was the sole Singaporean hotel belonging to the group.

Image Courtesy © Ministry of Design

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PIER THIRTY Group’s Western Japan HQ Building in Okayama Prefecture by YOSHIHIRO KATO ATELIER Co., Ltd.

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: YOSHIHIRO KATO ATELIER Co., Ltd. 

The PIER THIRTY Group’s Western Japan HQ building, built in Kurashiki City in Okayama Prefecture, is a main office building of a company which runs eating/drinking establishments all over Japan. The venue of this building comprises the office space for administrative work and the kitchen for development of new menus as well as for practice by chefs from its each branch as test kitchen.

Image Courtesy © Nacasa & Partners inc.

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‘Living in Space’ exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany by UNStudio

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Article source: UNStudio 

For the Techtextil ‘Living in Space’ exhibition UNStudio and MDT-tex have created Prototype II, a modular shelter which envisions how we might one day live on the moon or on Mars. The design is inspired by foldable structures and the need for lightweight and compact transport into space. In the Techtextil installation the self-supporting pavilion serves as a space in which guests can experience a trip to Mars in virtual reality – as represented by co-exhibitors the European Space Agency (ESA) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR).

Image Courtesy © Olaf Becker

  • Architects: UNStudio (Ben van Berkel  with Rob Henderson, William de Boer, Piotr Kluszczynski, Ke Quan)
  • Project: ‘Living in Space’ exhibition
  • Location: Techtextil, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Photography: Olaf Becker
  • Client: MDT-tex
  • Producer:
    • MDT-tex: Markus Müller-Feist, Dr. Shankar Jha, Samer Alqutifani and Gennadi Rosin
  • Pavilion surface: 51 sm
  • Pavilion volume: 80 m3
  • Pavilion site: 25sm
  • Status: Completed

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T4 House in HàNội, ViệtNam by Landmak Architecture

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Article source: Landmak Architecture 

T4 HOUSE is a house located in the same massively constructed villas with the typical design. But to the landlord it’s a “timeline” with many ups and downs after more than a decade living there.

When they moved to a new house, instead of selling this house, they decided to renovate it for rent. This was a way to help this house both have people living and be operated to keep it from degrading, but to them (the landlord) it’s kept as a memory.

Image Courtesy © Trieu Chien

  • Architects: Landmak Architecture
  • Project: T4 House
  • Location: Ciputra, HàNội, ViệtNam
  • Photography: Trieu Chien
  • Architect in Charge: Ta Tien Vinh, Truong Tuan Chung
  • Design Team: Le Minh Hoang, Thi Thao, Lai Hung Quyet, Nguyen Thi Hoa, Ngo Thi Ngan Ha, Truong Thi Ngoc
  • Manufacturers / Products: LavaFurni
  • Project year: 2016

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S&S House in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Besonias Almeida arquitectos

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Article source: Besonias Almeida arquitectos

The place

Costa Esmeralda is a private venture on the dunes of the coast of Buenos Aires, 390 km from the city of Buenos Aires. This is a recent development with a young acacia and pine trees afforestation with a few consolidated forest sectors.

The lot to intervene is located in a dune with a gentle slope to the street and a greater slope towards the bottom. This area also has an abundance of trees of young maritime pines. So that, if the vegetation is preserved, anything built in the rest of the lot will be exposed to intense sun and coastal winds.

Image Courtesy © Gustavo Sosa Pinilla

  • Architects: Besonias Almeida arquitectos
  • Project:  S&S House
  • Location: Costa Esmeralda, Pinamar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Photography: Gustavo Sosa Pinilla
  • Collaborators: Arch. Diorella Fortunati
  • Architecture studio: Besonías Almeida arquitectos
  • Design and Project Management: María Victoria Besonías – Guillermo de Almeida
  • Land area: 810sqm
  • Built area: 153sqm
  • Construction year: 2015

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The Lattice Pavilion by jantzen studio

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Article source: jantzen studio

The Lattice Pavilion is a small prefabricated, modular, moveable, functional art structure designed to provide a special place in which to escape from the norm.

The base support frame is an eight-foot cube, with ten lattice-covered panels that fold out from the support cube frame, and are attached back to it, in order to form the final shape of the pavilion. Five of these panels are folded again at the center point and secured to the support frame. The support frame and the lattice-covered panels are mounted onto a floor, which is elevated above the ground on four support legs that require little or no foundation, depending on the site-specific needs.

Image Courtesy © jantzen studio

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