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The birth and death of the iWeb (2001 – 2014) in Holland, Netherlands by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lenard]

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Article source: ONL [Oosterhuis_Lenard]

The iWeb is a single space building that was originally designed as the pavilion for the province of Noord Holland for the Floriade 2002, the international exhibition of flowers and gardening, held every 10 years in The Netherlands. The iWeb was later redeveloped as laboratory for the Hyperbody Research Group (HRG), Delft University of Technology, faculty of Architecture (TU Delft). The building lost its function after a coffee machine destroyed the faculty of Architecture building in May 2008. In September 2014 ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] (ONL) donated the iWeb building to the public domain by uploading the design and construction datasets to GitHub.

Image Courtesy © ONL [Oosterhuis_Lenard]

Image Courtesy © ONL [Oosterhuis_Lenard]

  • Architects: ONL [Oosterhuis_Lenard]
  • Project: The birth and death of the iWeb (2001 – 2014)
  • Location: Web of North Holland 2001-2002 – Floriadeterrein Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands
  • Software used: Rhino + AutoCAD and AutoLISP scripts for file2factory production process
  • Size: GFA-250 m²
  • Materials: Steel structure with a skin of Hylite (aluminium composite panels)
  • Building costs: € 500.000
  • Exhibition pavillion: Web of North Holland (2001-2002)
  • Research laboratory: iWeb 2006-2014 – Delft University of Technology

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Mr Big Stuff in Victoria, Australia by TechneArchitecture + Interior Design

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Article source: TechneArchitecture + Interior Design

“Mr Big Stuff, who do you think you are?  You wear all those fancy clothes and have a big fine car,” sang Jean Knight.

This new restaurant and bar located in Meyers Place, Melbourne shares its name with the iconic song ‘Mr Big Stuff’ from the 1970’sand sets the tone for both the food offering and the space itself.

Image Courtesy © TechneArchitecture + Interior Design

Image Courtesy © TechneArchitecture + Interior Design

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HALFDANSGADE 8 in Islands Brygge, Denmark by Danielsen Architecture

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Article source: Danielsen Architecture

At Halfdansgade 8, in the heart of Islands Brygge, lies an office building surrounded by restored factory buildings and dense apartment blocks. This new building unfolds in the tension field between Hans Tausens Church and an old factory building, which once housed a cigar manufacturer.

Image Courtesy © Danielsen Architecture

Image Courtesy © Danielsen Architecture

  • Architects: Danielsen Architecture(Peter Danstrup)
  • Project: HALFDANSGADE 8
  • Location: Islands Brygge, Denmark

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Air Traffic Control Center ATCC IN Ljubljana, Slovenia by SADAR + VUGA

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Article source: SADAR + VUGA New Air Traffic Control Center at the Ljubljana airport, comprising air control center with 24/7 amenities and office premises, is a highly demanding and complex object due to the nature of the institution it hosts. It is designed to enable safety and high operational activity as well as consistent comfort for visitors and staff 24 hours a day all year around.

Image Courtesy © SADAR+VUGA

Image Courtesy © SADAR+VUGA

  • Architects:  SADAR + VUGA
  • Project: Air Traffic Control Center ATCC
  • Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Type: Infrastructure
  • Source: Public tender, selected project
  • Client: Slovenia Control, Slovenian Air Navigation Services, Ltd.
  • Site: Airport Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Site area: 7,996 m2

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Family Box in Beijing, China by SAKO Architects

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Article source: SAKO Architects

Image Courtesy © Ruijing Photo

Image Courtesy © Ruijing Photo

  • Architects: SAKO Architects(Keiichiro SAKO, Kumiko Fukasawa)
  • Project: Family Box in Beijing
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Photography: Ruijing Photo
  • Client: Beijing Family Box Co., LTD
  • Constructer: Shenzhen weiye decoration group CO.,LTD.
  • Size: 3 floors, Building area: 4,150 sqm
  • Design Period: 2011/09-2012/02
  • Construction Period: 2012/03-2013/03

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Passive House Bruck in Changxing, China by Peter Ruge Architekten

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Article source: Peter Ruge Architekten 

Peter Ruge Architekten sets new standards of sustainability through the design of a Passive House in Southern China: Passive House Bruck is the first housing of it’s kind to be realized in the countries damp, warm, southern climate with an app. 95% energy saving and certified by the German Passivhaus Institut. The building has been completed in August 2014 and inaugurated officially.

Image Courtesy © Peter Ruge Architekten

Image Courtesy © Peter Ruge Architekten

  • Architects: Peter Ruge Architekten 
  • Project: Passive House Bruck
  • Location: Changxing, Zheijang Province, P.R. China
  • Client: Landsea Europe R&D GmbH
  • Team: Peter Ruge, Kayoko Uchiyama, Matthias Matschewski, Jan Müllender, Alejandra Pérez Siller, Duan Fu
  • Structural Engineering: Shanghai Landsea Building Technology Co. Ltd, Shanghai
  • Mechanical & Electrical: Shanghai Landsea Architecture Technology Co. Ltd., Shanghai
  • Size: GFA Building: 2.200 sqm

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Hirose Dental Clinic in OSAKA, JAPAN by eleven nine inteiror design office

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Article source: eleven nine inteiror design office

Brisk clouds are drawn clearly on the glass of the dental clinic at daytime.
At sunset, they change into faint, washy mist like lines of smoke.
The surface is double structure.
A sheet with clouds design is attached on the outside glass, also the same design is printed on the inside PVC sheet.

Image Courtesy © Seiryou  Yamada

Image Courtesy © Seiryou Yamada

  • Architects: eleven nine inteiror design office
  • Project: Hirose Dental Clinic
  • Location: 32-16 Nosaku-cho Kawachinagano-City OSAKA, JAPAN
  • Photography: Seiryou Yamada
  • Area: 91.5m2
  • Year: 2008

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Kocka bar in Budapest, Hungary by MINUSPLUS

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Article source: MINUSPLUS

The Kocka bar is located in the heart of the entertainment district of Budapest, in the busy junction of a pedestrian walkway and the bar-street of Kazinczy utca. Its freestanding situation is unique in the surrounding, and the monolithic cubic volume (kocka translates to cube in Hungarian) is an easily recognizable landmark. It has a huge potential to become an iconic building of the entertainment district.

Image Courtesy © Tamás Bujnovszky

Image Courtesy © Tamás Bujnovszky

  • Architects: MINUSPLUS
  • Project: Kocka bar
  • Location: Kazinczy utca 48, Budapest, Hungary
  • Photography: Tamás Bujnovszky
  • Client: Cox Invest Kft | Mokoloko Plus Kft
  • Lighting fixtures: András Jánosi
  • Graphic design: Péter Oroszlány
  • Team: Zsolt Alexa, Donát Rabb, Ákos Schreck,Ferenc Kis, TímeaMolnár, Szabina Pap, Balázs Turai

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DATA CENTRE IN CERDANYOLA, Spain by José Antonio Fernández Usón (ACXT-IDOM)

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Article source: José Antonio Fernández Usón (ACXT-IDOM) 

The Data Centre program includes more than 6.000 m2 of processors distributed into 18 IT rooms as well as parking places, contingency offices, operation, coupling facilities, testing rooms, suppliers and workshops.

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Image Courtesy © Edouard Decam

  • Architects: José Antonio Fernández Usón (ACXT-IDOM)
  • Project: DATA CENTRE IN CERDANYOLA
  • Location: Cerdanyola del Vallès (España)
  • Photography: Edouard Decam
  • Team: Magdalena Ostornol, Fernando Rial, Elida Mosquera, Manuel Lópes Periquito
  • Project Management: Enrique Bolón
  • Structures: Gustavo Melón, Nuno Souza, Iván Florencia
  • Facilities: Oriol Passola, Marc Fandós
  • Construction Management: Enrique Bolón, Gabriel Kososwski, Xavier Talló
  • Programming and computational geometry: Carlos de la Barrera
  • Area: 25.000 m2
  • Completion: 2011

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Vina’s Tiny House in Ojai, California by Sol Haus Design

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Article source: Sol Haus Design

With a desire to live lightly and simply, Vina Lustado set out to design and build a tiny house for herself. Vina completed a 140 square foot off-the-grid house that has set a standard for style and environmental responsibility.

Image Courtesy © Chibi Moku

Image Courtesy © Chibi Moku

  • Architects: Sol Haus Design
  • Project: Vina’s Tiny House
  • Location: Ojai, California, USA
  • Photography: Chibi Moku
  • Color Grading: Bryan Smaller

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