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FREDY in Bruxelles, Belgium by LABEL ARCHITECTURE

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Article source: LABEL ARCHITECTURE

The task was to transform a 4 floor’s single-family house into two apartments. Therefore, the challenge was to provide separate circulation and outdoor spaces to each dwelling. For this purpose, an extension volume has been built. Its exterior walls are cladded with lozenge tiles, commonly used to cover gable facades.

Image Courtesy © bepictures

Image Courtesy © bepictures

  • Architects: LABEL ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: FREDY
  • Location: Rue des Coteaux, 276, 1030 Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Photography: bepictures
  • Client: private
  • Surface area: 390 sqm
  • Date: 2010-2013

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New School of Architecture, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden by Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Article source: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

The site on the KTH campus, with its very tangible cultural and historical context and its physical limitations, could be described as the opposite of a blank slate (Tabula Rasa). The new school is inserted into an existing courtyard space with existing pathways and is located adjacent to Erik Lallerstedt’s original and quite monumental brick buildings from the early twentieth century.

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

Image Courtesy © Tham & Videgård Arkitekter

  • Architects: Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
  • Project: New School of Architecture, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Chief architects: Bolle Tham and Martin Videgård
  • Built area: 9.140 m²
  • Year: 2007-2015

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Urban Revitalization in Long Beach, California by Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Article source: Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio

In any major city, there are certain areas that become, or have always been, rough around the edges, driving residents away and contributing to a sense of urban decay. Whether through neglect, a shift in demographics, a change in the local economy, or other market forces, these areas become not just an eyesore, but a blight on the neighborhood. And so it was with a section of town in East Long Beach, California, which had deteriorated to the point of being a place that most residents of the city actively avoided.

Image Courtesy © Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio

Image Courtesy © Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio

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Set of 86 homes, garage and pool in Madrid, Spain by CELIS DA CASA ECHEVERRIA ARQUITECTURA S.L.P

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Article source: CELIS DA CASA ECHEVERRIA ARQUITECTURA S.L.P

PLOT AND LOCATION.
The building it is located in the M-28-2 and M-28-3 adjoining plots, the partial plan Soto del Henares Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid. It is a residential land development, promoted by ARPEGIO, about 4.0000 homes, including public and free. The area to be developed is located northeast of Torrejon, on the municipal boundary with Alcala de Henares, on a slight slope toward the river Henares. The plots on which the building is located are located on a main road of urbanization, which crosses transversely from north to south.

Image Courtesy © CELIS DA CASA ECHEVERRIA ARQUITECTURA S.L.P

Image Courtesy © CELIS DA CASA ECHEVERRIA ARQUITECTURA S.L.P

  • Architects: CELIS DA CASA ECHEVERRIA ARQUITECTURA S.L.P
  • Project: Set of 86 homes, garage and pool
  • Location: Plots M-28-2 and M-28-3 Partial Plan “Soto del Henares”. Currently, Paseo de la Democracia 19. Torrejon de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain
  • Project And Construction Management:
  • Architects Authors: Flavio Celis D’Amico, Fernando da Casa Martin, Ernesto Echeverría Valiente
  • Contributors: Jonathan Cañavate Baez (Architect), Brianda Campoamor Pinilla (Architect), Nieves Plaza Serrano (Architect),Cristina Inchausti San Jose (Architect), Ignacio Conde Delgado (Technical Architect), Beatriz Salas Diaz (Technical Architect),Manuel Antolín Arias (Telecommunications Engineer), Lucia Diaz Ruiz (collaborator architecture)
    Maria Paniagua Manzano (collaborator architecture), Stephanie Muñoz Sanchez (collaborator architecture),Marina Sánchez García (collaborator architecture), Cecilia Calvo Simal (collaborator architecture), Amador Jose Ignacio Caballero (collaborator architecture)
  • Builder: Project  Management And Control Of Works S.L.
  • Team work:
    • Responsible construction: Florentino Perez
    • Group leader: Juan Manuel Garay
    • Head of Project: Javier García Head of Production: Jose Manuel Delgado
    • Technical Assistant: German Sanchez
    • Manager work: Felix Antonio Donado Royon
    • Administrative work: Miguel Blanco
  • Final Date Of Work: November 6, 2008

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Waschhaus in Andechs, Germany by BUERO WAGNER

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Article source: BUERO WAGNER

One of the oldest pilgrimage sites in Bavaria can be found on the east bank of the Ammersee, the monastery Andechs. As a commodity of the Benedictine abbey Saint Bonifaz in Munich, the monastery ensures the financial basis of the abbey’s pastoral, social and cultural work – according to the credo “ora et labora – pray and work.” With the renovation of the estate’s old washhouse, located between Florianstadl and the butchery, the workshop, laundry and monastery distillery, which are accommodated inside the building, could be modernized and reorganized according to their current requirements.

Image Courtesy © F. Löchner

Image Courtesy © F. Löchner

 

  • Architects: BUERO WAGNER
  • Project: Waschhaus
  • Location: Andechs, Germany
  • Photography: F. Löchner
  • Structural engineering: K. Wagner
  • Site Supervision: P.Amann
  • Building Services : H. Bittmann
  • Gross Floor area: 1600 m2
  • Status: built
  • Project completed: 2015

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8701 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, Florida by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Article source: Renzo Piano Building Workshop 

The site is the last piece of land north of North Shore Open Space Park at the limit of the city of Miami Beach. This is just an amazing and unique site, almost suspended between the sea and the park.

The main idea of the project is to enhance the presence of the green space in the area of North Shore Park, by extending the green area to 87th Terrace at the northern limit of the project site.

Image Courtesy © RPBW

Image Courtesy © RPBW

  • Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
  • Project: 8701 Collins Avenue
  • Location: Miami Beach, Florida, USA
  • Collaboration: Kobi Karp Architecture Interior Design and Stantec Architecture (Miami)

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Stanley Residence in Ontario, Canada by DPAI Architecture Inc

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Article source: DPAI Architecture Inc

This new private residence In Hamilton, ON communicates that a new and sustainable form can be invented while highlighting and celebrating the neighbourhood’s historical legacy. The house celebrates and reminds us of the social importance of the front porch. Its material palette is chose to be deliberately commensurate with established patterns. The form of the carport and absence of an enclosed garage increases the likelihood of spontaneous contact between neighbours in the few seconds between car and front door. The house is respectful to the context from within as well.

Image Courtesy © Tom Arban

Image Courtesy © Tom Arban

  • Architects: DPAI Architecture Inc
  • Project: Stanley Residence
  • Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada DPAI
  • Photography: Tom Arban
  • Project Type: Residential MTE Consultants
  • Area: 3000 sq. ft. Jain International

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156 WEST END LANE in London, United Kingdom by Child Graddon Lewis architects & designers

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Article source: Child Graddon Lewis architects & designers

Child Graddon Lewis Architects have submitted a planning application on behalf of A2Dominion Developments for the proposed redevelopment of a high profile site in West Hampstead in Camden.

Image Courtesy © Child Graddon Lewis architects & designers

Image Courtesy © Child Graddon Lewis architects & designers

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K.I.S.S. – Residential and Commercial Development in Zurich, Switzerland by Evolution Design AG

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Article source: Evolution Design AG

The Swiss architecture and design practice Evolution Design, in close collaboration with the client Swiss Life, created 46 individual 2.5-4.5 room maisonettes and flats with a unique concept.

The aim was to develop flats, which would go beyond the functionality and offer an ideal added value as well as have their own identity. This approach responds to the increasing need of individuality and plurality in our current society. Therefore the development of KISS’s design put the future tenant and his personal lifestyle at the centre of its thinking.

Image Courtesy © Peter Wurmli

Image Courtesy © Peter Wurmli

  • Architects: Evolution Design AG
  • Project: K.I.S.S. – Residential and Commercial Development
  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Photography: Peter Wurmli
  • Floor Area Apartments: 4’800 m2
  • Floor Area Shops: 700 m2
  • Received Awards: International Property Award 2013, Winner BEST ARCHITECTURAL MULTIPLE RESIDENCE
  • Completion: 2012
  • Software used: Vectorworks

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Fredgaard Penthouse in Copenhagen, Denmark by NORM. ARCHITECTS

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Article source: NORM. ARCHITECTS 

This apartment in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen is on the top of a classic and elegant start 20th century courtyard building. The loft was originally a drying loft for the apartments in the building. In the past 20 years a lot drying loft has been converted into apartments in Copenhagen and this in one of them.

Image Courtesy © NORM. ARCHITECTS

Image Courtesy © NORM. ARCHITECTS

  • Architects: NORM. ARCHITECTS
  • Project: Fredgaard Penthouse
  • Location: Østerbro, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Size: 127 m2

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