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Edges Apartments in Salmiya, Kuwait by Studio Toggle

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Article source: Studio Toggle

The ‘Edges Apartments’; with its articulated brick cladded façade; lights up one of the back-streets of the predominantly expat neighborhood of Salmiya, in Kuwait.

A simple rhythmic twist, achieved by transposition of the vertices on either side of a finite axis imparts dynamism and drama to the façade. Avery restrained palette of locally sourced natural brick and exposed concrete finish further emphasizes the massing and gives the building its unique personality.

Image Courtesy © Gijo Paul George

Image Courtesy © Gijo Paul George

  • Architects: Studio Toggle
  • Project: Edges Apartments
  • Location: Salmiya, Kuwait
  • Photography: Gijo Paul George
  • Completed: 2014
  • Budget: 2.5 million Euros
  • Built Up Area: 25000 Sq. Ft
  • Design team: Gijo Paul George, Hend Almatrouk

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KINGS HOUSE APARTMENTS in BANGALORE, INDIA by THE PURPLE INK STUDIO

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Article source: THE PURPLE INK STUDIO

Project overview – the challenge

Occupying a strategic position in the heart of Bangalore city, India, the project is in close proximity with some of the best hospitality, medical and commercial facilities in the city. The clients brief saw a potential for limited ‘Sky Villas’ where the architecture would re-interpret new levels of luxury in living. The built form also had to capture the richness of its vibrant and significant urban context of the city.

The design challenge was to capitalize on the potential of the 30,000 Sqft site without compromising on the existing green cover and minimizing the ecological footprint of the structure.

Image Courtesy © SHAMANTH  PATIL

Image Courtesy © SHAMANTH PATIL

  • Architects: THE PURPLE INK STUDIO
  • Project: KINGS HOUSE APARTMENTS
  • Location: BANGALORE, INDIA
  • Photography: SHAMANTH  PATIL
  • STRUCTURAL CONSULTANTS: DESIGN VENTURES INDIA PVT LTD
  • LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS: GREEN PIECE LANDSCAPE INDIA PVT LTD
  • M.E.P CONSULTANTS: McD BUILT ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY PVT LTD
  • OWNERS: KINI FAMILY, DUBAI
  • GROSS AREA: 80,000 Sqft

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ZETLAND APARTMENT in Sydney by Charles Alexiou Interior Design & Architecture

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Article source: Charles Alexiou Interior Design & Architecture

This stunning apartment is perched high in Victoria Parks, Zetland, in the recently completed (2012) Prominence building with uninterrupted city skyline views.

The client of this property is the Analysis Manager Group Finance at Leight on Contractors – Leight on Holdings, one of the largest infrastructure construction companies.  As part of our many services, we help clients select a property best suited for their needs, prior to buying.

Image Courtesy © Charles Alexiou Interior Design & Architecture

Image Courtesy © Charles Alexiou Interior Design & Architecture

  • Architects: Charles Alexiou Interior Design & Architecture
  • Project: ZETLAND APARTMENT
  • Location: Zetland | 3kmfrom Central, Sydney
  • Internal Area: 95sqm
  • Total Area: 112sqm
  • Principal Designer: Charles Alexiou
  • Budget: $50,000
  • Cost: $40,000
  • Completed: December 2012

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ACANTO in Quito, Ecuador by EA+ARQ

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Article source: EA+ARQ

The challenge of the architects Esteban I. Andrade A. (ea+arq) and Francisco Vásquez, in the apartments Buildings Design named Acanto, was to create a contemporary project, denoting the volumes with different textures without distorting the architectural environment of the neighborhood, that’s why we´ve used several finished as bricks, concrete and stainless steel.
With a front line of 20 mts. and 28 mts. of depth, we´ve accomplished a project of 14 departments on eight floors and two parking subsoil’s.
The project has been created on a terrain located at Bellavista, which haves as a principal attraction the excellent location and a privileged view of Quito.

Image Courtesy © EA+ARQ

Image Courtesy © EA+ARQ

  • Architects: EA+ARQ
  • Project: ACANTO
  • Location: Quito, Ecuador
  • Year: 2014

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Seyfioglu Apartment Building in Istanbul,Turkey by Manco Architects

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Article source: Manco Architects

4 one bedroom and 16 two bedroom apartments were planned in the project designed for the development of Seyfioglu Apartment Building, which is planned to be reconstructed according to the Urban Regeneration Law.

Image Courtesy © Manco Architects

Image Courtesy © Manco Architects

  • Architects: Manco Architects 
  • Project: Seyfioglu Apartment Building
  • Location: Istanbul,Turkey
  • Software used: AutoCAD, SketchUp, V-Ray and Photoshop
  • Design: Ali Manço, Zuhtu Usta
  • Design Team: Zuhtu Usta, Zeynep Ceren Erdinç
  • Works: Architectural Design
  • Client: Ciner Construction
  • Project Type: Residential
  • Project Status: Ongoing
  • Area: 4.182,6m²

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The Residences at Marina Gate in Dubai, UAE by Aedas

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Article source: Aedas

Designed by Aedas, the project occupies one of the best locations in Dubai Marina, facing the Arabian Gulf on one side and the Dubai Marina on the other. It consists of three residential towers standing above a cluster of podium loft units with retail facilities at lower levels. The towers range from 43 to 56 storeys, offering spacious, modern apartments and duplex penthouses. They are tied together by a seven-storey podium that houses waterfront villas and boutique retail units. Each building has its own tropical pool deck, gym and facilities.

Image Courtesy © Aedas

Image Courtesy © Aedas

  • Architects: Aedas
  • Project: The Residences at Marina Gate
  • Location: Dubai, UAE
  • Client: Select Group
  • Gross floor area: 210,000 sq m
  • Completion year: 2017 (Phase 1)

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Wooden High rise Housing in Stockholm, Sweden by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Article source: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

A new mixed use development with 240 apartments in Loudden, Stockholm. All built in massive wood technique for the specialized wood construction developer Folkhem.

Stockholm is growing fast and the Loudden area, the former international transport harbour, on the northeastern island of Djurgården, is planned to be converted into a new urban area. In line with the overall direction for this new development to achieve real long term environmentally sustainable solutions, Tham & Videgård Arkitekter have developed a proposal for apartment blocks of solid wood.

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

  • Architects: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
  • Project: Wooden High rise Housing
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • BTA total: 24,700 sq m
  • Number of apartments: 180-240 pcs
  • Responsible architects: Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård
  • Team: Jonas Tjäder, Johannes Brattgård, Ryan McGaffney
  • Client: Folkhem
  • Year: 2014

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The Interlace in Alexandra Road, Singapore by OMA/Ole Scheeren

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Article source: OMA/Ole Scheeren

The Interlace in Singapore, a large-scale residential development by CapitaLand Singapore, has been chosen by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) in Chicago as the winner of the inaugural worldwide Urban Habitat Award 2014 in recognition of its groundbreaking contributions to the urban realm and social sustainability.

Ole Scheeren’s design generates an extensive network of private and shared spaces in a radical reinterpretation of contemporary life in a community. Instead of following the default typology of housing in dense urban environments – clusters of isolated towers – the design turns vertical isolation into horizontal connectivity and reinstates the notion of community as a central issue in today’s society.

Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan

Image Courtesy © Iwan Baan

  • Architects: OMA/Ole Scheeren
  • Project: The Interlace
  • Location: Alexandra Road / Depot Road, Singapore
  • Photography: Iwan Baan
  • Gross Floor Area: 170,000 m2 (1,829,864 square feet)
  • Client: CapitaLand Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Developer: Joint development by CapitaLand Singapore and Hotel Properties Limited
  • Architect of Record: RSP Architects, Planners & Engineers Pte Ltd.

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Multifunctional complex with apartments in Moscow, Russia by SPEECH

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Article source: SPEECH

The bulk of the future building was assigned by the size of the emptied site and the marks of the neighbouring buildings: 135×76 m, with the height of 68 m. The question was not so much about forming an original architectural image, as about development of the complex planning corresponding with world-wide criteria, which pretend to the class “A”, and an original façade solution, harmoniously grouping with “Mirax-Plaza” and at the same time emphasizing the independence of the new object.

Image Courtesy © SPEECH

Image Courtesy © SPEECH

 

  • Architects: SPEECH
  • Project: Multifunctional complex with apartments
  • Location: 32/2, Kutuzovsky prospect, Moscow, Russia
  • Authors: Sergei Tchoban, Sergey Kuznetsov
  • Chief architects: Nikolay Gordyushin, Igor Chlenov
  • Chief engineer: S.Serdyukov
  • Architects Team: E.Murinets, T.Varyukhina, M.Digilyova, T.Logunova, E.Lyashkov
  • Client: CC«International Development Center» (more…)

“Schönbrunner Straße” – the shoe factory in Vienna, Austria by aichberger architektur ZT

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Article source: aichberger architektur ZT

A prestigious building (year of construction: 1902; architect: Adolf Bürgler) was the starting point for the design of a high standard rooftop extensions and creation of lofts apartments. The former shoe factory consisting of one street wing and two courtyard wings and is situated on “Schönbrunner Straße” in the 12th district of Vienna.

Image Courtesy © aichberger architektur ZT

Image Courtesy © aichberger architektur ZT

  • Architects: aichberger architektur ZT
  • Project: “Schönbrunner Straße” – the shoe factory
  • Location: 1120 Vienna, Austria
  • Design team: Andreas Aichberger, Monika Berger-Rosmann (project leader), Martina Münster, Phillip Ocvirk, Moritz Rosenberg, Pascal Tenczhert

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