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Village on the roof in Vienna, Austria by PPAG architects ztgmbh

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source: PPAG architects ztgmbh

Inner-city redensification as a highly worthwhile form of living: a joint building venture with whom the property owner’s son was acquainted used the attic space of a typical 19th century gründerzeit building as an excellently located development site. Hardly visible from the street, a unique world unfolds 16 metres above ground level, offering panoramic views over the city.

inclined structure on street side, Image Courtesy © Roland Krauss

inclined structure on street side, Image Courtesy © Roland Krauss

  • Architects: PPAG architects ztgmbh
  • Project: Village on the roof
  • Location: Radetzkystraße, Vienna, Austria
  • Photography: Roland Krauss
  • Client: Baugruppe Radetzkystraße, Vienna
  • Key characteristics:
    • Property: 679m2
    • Built area: 526m2
    • Living area: 396m2
    • Terraces: 213m2
    • Construction costs, net: 1 million euros
  • Course of project
    • Start of planning: 04 / 2008
    • Construction permit: 04 / 2009
    • Redesign: 03 / 2010
    • Start of construction: 08 / 2010
    • Completion: 12 / 2012

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RAW in Taipei, Taiwan by WEIJENBERG

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source: WEIJENBERG

The conversation between WEIJENBERG and Chef André Chiang (50 Best Restaurant’s) to design a new restaurant in Taipei started late 2013. It quickly became clear that André’s gastronomic vivid imagination combined with WEIJENBERG’s artistic vision would set both on a trajectory to create a restaurant reflecting the visceral and primitive nature of its namesake ‘RAW’.

Image Courtesy © WEIJENBERG

Image Courtesy © WEIJENBERG

  • Architects: WEIJENBERG
  • Project: RAW
  • Location: Taipei, Taiwan

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Torre Tres Picos in Mexico by LBR + A

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source: LBR + A 

Situated in one of Mexico City’s most important areas, Tres Picos responds to its urban condition of a complex triangular plot of only 167 square meters enclosed by three streets. Its architectural design consists of two structural steel plate walls supporting a glass prism of 10 levels, thus clearing the floor space of columns. In combination with the thin steel walls, the tridilosa, a three-dimensional structure slab system, made a 7 meter span possible in the glass façade directed towards the Chapultepec Park. The modular steel panels were designed to be an aesthetic finish and to optimize construction by facilitating on-site assembly. The light weight structural system allows for a free floor in the office space and at ground level, primarily benefiting pedestrians.

Image Courtesy © Alfonso Merchand

Image Courtesy © Alfonso Merchand

  • Architects: LBR + A
  • Project: Torre Tres Picos
  • Location: Arquímedes #19 Col. Bosque de Chapultepec México D.F.
  • Photography: Alfonso Merchand
  • Porject Architect: Arch. Benjamín Romano
  • Client: Fondo Hexa, S.A. de C.V.
  • Program: Offices
  • Site area:3,905 m2
  • Footprint area: 167.68 m2
  • Structural Engineer: Nestor Federico Lozano Alcaraz
  • Project date: 2009

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COURTYARD HOUSE in Bangalore, India by The Purple Ink Studio

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source: The Purple Ink Studio

Design Brief:

The client’s brief saw a strong interest in a “Courtyard House”. Taking the courtyard as a focal point, the entire architecture and the landscape conceptualization revolved around using the feature as a climate responsive design advantage.

The house is conceptualized as a performative architecture and landscape design with a carefully interwoven built-form that strongly responds to the site context.

Image Courtesy © Shamanth Patil

Image Courtesy © Shamanth Patil

  • Architects: The Purple Ink Studio
  • Project: COURTYARD HOUSE
  • Location: Bangalore, India
  • Photography: Shamanth Patil
  • Client: Mr. Krishna Balamurali
  • Site area: 5000 Sqft
  • Year of completion: 2014

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My Secret Garden in Taipei, Taiwan by Yestudio

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The client is a Christian family and willing to share their spare roof top to the community. The space is mainly for children gathering and children worship event. Having an interesting and multi-purpose space for free day care and social interaction is considering a good sample for social responsibility for the community.

Image Courtesy © Clivelan

Image Courtesy © Clivelan

  • Architects: Yestudio
  • Project: My Secret Garden
  • Location: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Photography: Clivelan
  • Software used: CAD, Sketchup, Adobe 
  • Area: 40.2 sqm
  • Year: 2014
  • Award: TID 2014 furniture design gold award.

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Lapa Building in LISBOA, PORTUGAL by João Tiago Aguiar, arquitectos

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source:  João Tiago Aguiar, arquitectos

The Project is about the reconstruction of a building located in Lisbon’s historical city centre.

The existing building in an advanced degradation condition and lacking architectural quality was demolished and completely rebuilt, reshaping its compartmentalization, without distorting the memory of the environment in order to preserve the urban heritage of the neighbourhood, but guided by a contemporary intervention that marks the time of its execution.

Image Courtesy © FG+SG – FOTOGRAFIA DE ARQUITECTURA

Image Courtesy © FG+SG – FOTOGRAFIA DE ARQUITECTURA

  • Architects: João Tiago Aguiar, arquitectos
  • Project: Lapa Building
  • Location: LISBOA, PORTUGAL
  • Photography: FG+SG – FOTOGRAFIA DE ARQUITECTURA
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Architecture Collaboration: Renata Vieira, Ana Caracol, Marina Carreiras, Sílvia Amaral
  • Surface Area: 150m2
  • Built Area: 420m2
  • Client: PRIVATE
  • Project: 2007/2015

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Arxiu Pla d’Urgell in Mollerussa, Spain by Valor-Llimós SLP

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source: Valor-Llimós SLP

The Regional Public Record Office is located at the boundary between a low density residential neighborhood and an industrial district, and it aims to be a social and cultural generator of the neighborhood.

Image Courtesy © Lluís Sans

Image Courtesy © Lluís Sans

  • Architects: Valor-Llimós SLP
  • Project: Arxiu Pla d’Urgell
  • Location: Mollerussa, Lleida Spain 
  • Photography: Lluís Sans
  • Team: Jaume Valor, with Marc Obradó and Elisabeth Sadurní
  • Collaborators: Laura Llimós, Marta Coedo, Bis Arquitectes, RC Enginyers
  • Client: Departament de Cultura. Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Gross area: 1.200 m2
  • Project: 2006
  • Building: 2009

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Zonic Vision Office in Bangkok, Thailand by Stu/D/O Architects

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Article source: Stu/D/O Architects

With the attempt to reveal the agenda of the building through its skin, Stu/D/O Architects treated the Zonic Vision Office incommensurate to its intelligible names, Zonic and Vision; by transforming this Sound System and GPS provider company to become tangible. In term of Zonic, it gave a clarified definition of audible wave having a speed approaching in the air, meanwhile interpreting the meaning of Vision as the faculty of sight. Architecture, finally, was delivered by conforming sound to vision using the concept of the Equalizer. To reach people perception, Stu/D/O Architects turned this dynamic electronic signal of sound frequency components into architecture by using various intensity of the glazing façade.

Image Courtesy © Stu/D/O Architects

Image Courtesy © Stu/D/O Architects

  • Architects: Stu/D/O Architects
  • Project: Zonic Vision Office
  • Location: Nonsi Road, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Client: Zonic Vision Co.,Ltd.
  • Structural Engineer: B.N.G. Engineering Ordinary Partnerships
  • Design: 2010-2011
  • Status: Completion 2013

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Creative Office Space in Belgrade, Serbia by URED architecture studio

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Article source: URED architecture studio

Impact Hub Belgrade is a creative office space created through an adaptation and interior space renovation of the Events Hall in the former house of the headquarters of the Association of State Employees Purchasing Cooperatives. The construction of the building took place from mid-1928 until mid-1929 and was done according to the second-prize design of the architect Dimitrije M. Leko, one of the most important and staunchest representatives of academic art in Serbian interwar architecture.The building is considered to be a part of Serbian cultural heritage, which affirms its exceptionality and artistic, cultural and social significance.Thus preserving the authentic elements of the interior is one of the main characteristics of this project.

Image Courtesy © Relja Ivanić

Image Courtesy © Relja Ivanić

  • Architects: URED architecture studio (Bojana Marković, Nikola Milanović, David Bilobrk, Ivana Jevremović, Hristina Stojanović)
  • Project: Creative Office Space
  • Location: Makedonska 21, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Photography: Relja Ivanić
  • Software used: Autodesk, Autocad LT
  • Client: Impact Hub Belgrade, Njegoševa 12, Zemun
  • Project type: Reconstruction and interior design
  • Area: ~ 500.0 sqm
  • Year: 2014
  • Original project year: 1928
  • Original design: prof. Dimitrije M. Leko, architect (1887-1964)

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TELETON ONCOLOGY CLINIC in Queretaro, México by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Article source: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

Since 1999 the Teletón Foundation has undertaken a great effort to attend to the needs of disabled children. In pursuit of the same ideals, it created the Teletón Infant Oncology Clinic (HITO) to support children with cancer, in response to one of the leading causes of death in Mexico. The city of Querétaro was chosen for its central location in the country, and its high rates of growth and development.

Image Courtesy © Jaime Navarro

Image Courtesy © Jaime Navarro

  • Architects: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
  • Project: TELETON ONCOLOGY CLINIC
  • Location: Queretaro, México
  • Photography: Jaime Navarro, Paul Czitrom
  • President: Arq. Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas
  • Architecture Leader:Arq. Javier Sordo Madaleno de Haro
  • Project Leader: Arq. Alejandro Coeto García
  • Architectural Team:
    • Design Manager: Arq. Cándido Hernández Solorio
    • Engineering Coordination: Ing. Marcos Hernández
    • Engineering Team: Ing. Héctor Ruiz Hernández
    • Architecture Team: Arq. Miguel Baranda Estrada, Arq. Iovanny Fuentes Guerrero, Arq. Alejandro Espejel Prieto (more…)
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