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Observation Tower Negenoord in Belgium by De Gouden Liniaal Architecten

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Article source: De Gouden Liniaal Architecten

Negenoord is a former gravel extraction area (about 150ha), which is now transformed to a nature reserve called Maasvalley Riverpark, 2500 hectares in size and located on both sides of the Belgium-Netherlands border which is formed by the Maas river. The redevelopment also gives more space for the river creating a flooding area.

Image Courtesy © Filip Dujardin

  • Architects: De Gouden Liniaal Architecten
  • Project: Observation Tower
  • Location: Negenoord, Belgium
  • Photography: Filip Dujardin
  • Software used: SketchUp, Autocad

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In stone, fire department margreid in South Tyrol, Italy by bergmeisterwolf architekten

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Article source: bergmeisterwolf architekten

A stone wall is the stage backdrop for the new fire department in margreid, along the wine road. three large caverns in a mountain, connected by a crossing tunnel, serve as the inner rooms of the station. two caverns are used for trucks and one for administrative work. a meter from the mountain, a concrete wall, kinked and dyed black, mirrors the angle of the mountain wall. the three caverns dock on to the steel concrete wall that functions both as fall protection and as an architectural element of the fire department. the material chosen was concrete: stable, strong, and mighty; the dark color was achieved by adding beech coal dust, making the concrete look like burnt wood.

Image Courtesy © bergmeisterwolf architekten

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Canopy Camp Darien in Panama by DianaBernaal arquitecto

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Article source: DianaBernaal arquitecto

The project is located in the darien province in the republic of panama. The darien province is in the eastern end of the country bordering wirh colombia and the pacific ocean. More than 1/4 of the province is protected forest reserves. This area is locarted in the heart of central america’s most bio-diverse region.

The “darien gap” is located here, an extense and large region of undeveloped swampland and humid lowland forests, with no roads (the missing link of the pn-american highway). In this reagion is easy to spot harpy eagles (panama’s national bird, and crested eagle as well as a diverse amount of birds).

Image Courtesy © Fernando Alda

  • Architects: DianaBernaal arquitecto (Arq. Diego j. Cambefort s. and Arq. Diana v. Bernal c.)
  • Project: Canopy Camp Darien
  • Location: Sanson, Meteti, Darien Province, Republic of Panama
  • Photography: Fernando Alda
  • Client: Canopy Family
  • Project team:
    • Structural ingeneer: Ing Frank lee
    • Electrical ingenerr: Ing Jaime delgado
    • Machanical ingenerr: Ing Gilberto ayala
    • Septic system consultant: Durman (ing. Carlos salazar)

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Tetris Nursery in Seoul, South Korea by IROJE KHM Architects

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: IROJE KHM Architects 

Design concept of Tetris Nursery was to creat diverse events of learning experiences.

As for the programs of learning diverse experiences for kids, we tried to introduce various spatial events which are continued by strolling all around the places in this kindergarten.

Image Courtesy © Sergio Pirrone

  • Architects: IROJE KHM Architects
  • Project: Tetris Nursery
  • Location: Chang-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Photography: Sergio Pirrone
  • Team: JiYeon-Kim
  • Materials: Dry-vit, Colored glass, Wood flooring
  • Structure: Reinforced concrete
  • Site Area: 491.80M2
  • Building Area: 290.78M2
  • Total Floor Area: 461.49M2
  • Status: Completed 2015

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Moma place in Hokkaido, Japan by AKASAKA SHINICHIRO ATELIER

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: AKASAKA SHINICHIRO ATELIER

A tenant building built on the site overlooks the Maruyama Park, the place of recreation and relaxation for Sapporo citizen. The client requested the portion of the building to be used as a residence in the future.  Due to such request, the overall form of the building is designed to maintain the calm atmosphere as a residence, while the first floor and the second floor containing a store having higher transparency to be able to show the presence as the shop to outside.

Image Courtesy © Koji Sakai

  • Architects: AKASAKA SHINICHIRO ATELIER
  • Project:  Moma place
  • Location: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Photography: Koji Sakai
  • Site area: 265㎡
  • Building area: 159㎡
  • Gross floor area: 440㎡
  • Design period: 2009
  • Construction period: 2010

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1757 in Lisbon, Portugal by CAMARIM Architects

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: CAMARIM Architects

This multi-family housing building is located in Príncipe Real in Lisbon and was built in 1757, 2 years after the 9.0 Richter-scale earthquake.

Our client wanted to renovate the upper floor flat – simplify its layout and adjust it to the life of a modern family – while respecting the building’s constructive logic and the spirit and scale of the historic district.

Image Courtesy © Nelson Garrido

  • Architects: CAMARIM Architects
  • Project: 1757
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Photography: Nelson Garrido
  • Collaborators: Tiago Garrido
  • Site Area: 146 m2
  • Built Area: 146 m2
  • Project Completion: 2014

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Rooftops – Twin House H in Bozen, Italy by bergmeisterwolf architekten

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: bergmeisterwolf architekten

The gabled roof, the rooftop and the roofing of the windows were the central topics of the design. the natural and architectural surroundings were the inspiration for the rooftop. the mountain tops – the backdrop of the house – and the traditional farmsteads that characterize the area are abstractly cited and interpreted in a new way in the architecture. a parallel floor plan allowed for two houses under one roof. the two different apartments, planned for two sisters, are designed to let nature and the surroundings in. all of the windows were placed according to the views they offer, and the gardens are mirrored in the loggia on the ground floor as well as on the rooftop terrace, nestled between the rooftops. any open spaces are protected from the strong winds distinctive for this area. the loggias are located deep in the buildings, and the rooftop terrace is protected by an elongated piece of façade. the building interacts with its surroundings; the old stone wall is incorporated in the design. the two materials – cinderblock and brownish-black wooden slats – interact, illustrating the duality found on the inside.

Image Courtesy © Lukas Schaller

  • Architects: bergmeisterwolf architekten
  • Project: Rooftops – Twin House H
  • Location: Bozen, Italy
  • Photography: Lukas Schaller and Leonhard Angerer

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Hunter Bar in Oslo, Norway by Snøhetta

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: Snøhetta

Snøhetta has created a holistic interior design and visual identity for the restaurant Hunter Bar, located at the newly built international terminal at Oslo Airport. Hunter Bar is conceived as a hunting lodge where guests can seek shelter and relax leaning back onto the wall of the centrally placed cabin. The restaurant has a rustic and robust expression, drawing inspiration from buildings in weather-torn locations. With the use of roughly cut wooden elements, raw steel, and leather in natural tones, the design evokes an atmosphere rich with associations to nature and hunting traditions.

Image Courtesy © Ketil Jacobsen

  • Architects: Snøhetta
  • Project: Hunter Bar
  • Location: Oslo, Norway
  • Photography: Ketil Jacobsen

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In Castro – Ideias and Business Centre in Castro Verde, Portugal by Campos Costa Arquitetos

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: Campos Costa Arquitetos

Located in the municipality of Castro Verde in Alentejo, IN CASTRO – IDEIAS AND BUSINESS CENTER has been a great propellant for local entrepreneurs’ success since its inauguration in 2015. The site is positioned within two fronts, Rua Manuel Assunção Mestre and Rua da Olivença, at the extremity of a block which once represented an agricultural warehouses’ neighbourhood.

This intervention is based on two aspects: on the one hand, the rehabilitation of the existing warehouse and, on the other hand, a new complementary extension building.

Image Courtesy © Gonçalo Pacheco

  • Architects: Campos Costa Arquitetos
  • Project: In Castro – Ideias and Business Centre
  • Location: Castro Verde, Portugal
  • Photography: Gonçalo Pacheco and Walter Vinagre
  • Team: Pedro Campos Costa, Stefanno Tornieri, Nuno Pereira, Duarte Santo, Daniela Figueiredo
  • Client: Castro Verde Municipality

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Louttit House in Lorne, Australia by Seeley Architects

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Article source: Seeley Architects

Built high on the amphitheatre surrounding Louttit Bay, the Louttit house challenges the typical expectations of a renovated home with bold, yet sensitive addition the Lorne streetscape. A prosaic suburban brick house has been transformed to accommodate an extended family, while presenting as a modest sized house.

Image Courtesy © Peter Hyatt

  • Architects: Seeley Architects
  • Project: Louttit House
  • Location: Lorne, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Hyatt
  • Builder: Poulsen Builders
  • Landscape Architect: TNLA
  • Engineer: Don Moore & Associates
  • Project size: 580
  • Completion date: 2015

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