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Alvega Canoeing Center in Abrantes, Portugal by ateliermob – Arquitectura

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Article source: ateliermob – Arquitectura 

With the same area and volume of the previous building, the new Canoeing Center is also located at the river beach of Alvega. Its proximity to the Tagus river, in a regularly flooded area during the winter, determined its position, raised above ground level – increasing the ground permeability –, and the coating of its walls, with a solution of black recycled plastic profiles, able to resist the impact of objects that might be dragged by the river, being permeable to the water flow simultaneously.

Image Courtesy © Francisco Nogueira

Image Courtesy © Francisco Nogueira

  • Architects: ateliermob – Arquitectura, Design e Urbanismo, lda
  • Project: Alvega Canoeing Center
  • Location: Alvega, Abrantes, Portugal
  • Photography: Francisco Nogueira
  • Software used: ProgeCAD
  • Design team: Andreia Salavessa, Tiago Mota Saraiva, Vera João, Ana Luísa Cunha, Rita Aguiar Rodrigues, Carine Pimenta, João Afonso Almeida, Mariana Simões, João Torres, Sophia Walk
  • Client: Câmara Municipal de Abrantes
  • Structure: Betar – José Pedro Venâncio, Maria do Carmo Vieira
  • Area: 320 m2
  • Project year: 2010

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V-Lodge in Buskerud, Norway by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter AS

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Article source: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

This all-year cabin is located in the mountains above the village Ål, amidst cross-country ski tracks in winter and hiking tracks in summer. It is well suited for the family of five and designed to accommodate changes in family composition and a mix of generations in the years to come. The project has had a particular ambition to adapt to the existing topography and natural surroundings, while taking advantage of the beneficial opportunities of the site.

Image Courtesy © Soren Harder Nielsen

Image Courtesy © Soren Harder Nielsen

  • Architects: Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter AS
  • Project: V-Lodge
  • Location: Ål, Buskerud, Norway
  • Photography: Soren Harder Nielsen
  • Client: Private
  • Size / value: 120 m2
  • Commission type: Direct commission (2011)
  • Program: All-year cabin for a family of five
  • Status: Completed (2013)

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LC-140 in Colorado by Låda Cube

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Article source: Låda Cube

\”In 2013 Låda Cube set out to change how we use and think about our walls.

Fueled by our belief that traditional stick-built walls consume needless time, energy, and resources, we set out to develop a better technology. We couldn’t be more excited about the results!

We created a wall that is infinitely flexible and allows for rapid modifications of spaces, a wall that is transportable, a wall that is cheaper, and most importantly, a wall that is beautiful.

Image Courtesy © Låda Cube

Image Courtesy © Låda Cube

  • Architects: Låda Cube (John Fay)
  • Project: LC-140
  • Location: Colorado, USA
  • Software used: Photoshop, Sketchup, and Microsoft Powerpoint

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The Modernist Cabin by Henrique Barros-Gomes

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Article source: Henrique Barros-Gomes

The project was designed for an architectural competition, promoted by “Free Green”.

The challenge was to develop a small vacation home for a couple with two grown children, a kind of a modernist retreat. The aim was to build an economic, ecological, modern but without formal excesses house, which would integrate smoothly into the landscape of a forest in a lake front. It should suggest what may be termed \”affordable luxury\”.

Image Courtesy © Henrique Barros-Gomes

Image Courtesy © Henrique Barros-Gomes

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Cabin Norderhov in Hønefoss, Norway by Atelier Oslo

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Article source: Atelier Oslo

The project is located in Krokskogen forests, outside the town of Hønefoss. Its location on a steep slope gives a fantastic view over the lake Steinsfjorden.

The site is often exposed to strong winds, so the cabin is organized around several outdoors spaces that provide shelter from the wind and receives the sun at different times of the day.

Image Courtesy © Atelier Oslo

Image Courtesy © Atelier Oslo

  • Architects: Atelier Oslo
  • Project: Cabin Norderhov
  • Location: Hønefoss, Norway
  • Photography: Lars Petter Pettersen
  • Team: Nils Ole Bae Brandtzæg, Thomas Liu, Marius Mowe, Jonas Norsted, Juan Ruiz, Bosheng Gan, Sveinn Thorarinsson, Emmanuel Ferm
  • Consultants: Estatikk AS v/Sivilingeniør Ole Morten Braathen, Aps AS v/KåreWærnes, MoelvenLimtre AS v/ Rolf Evensen, Concept design v/Fredrik Eng,
  • Main conctractor: Byggmester Bård Bredesen
  • Client: Private
  • Gross area: 80 kvm
  • Completed: 2014

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Lucid Stead in California by Phillip K Smith III 

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Article source: Phillip K Smith III 

On the weekend of October 12th in Joshua Tree, California, artist Phillip K Smith III revealed his light based project, Lucid Stead. What was expected to be a two day event for a handful of viewers, turned into over 400 people making the journey over two weekends. People as far away as New York City and Canada traveled to the California High Desert to experience it. Numerous media sources have asked to do cover stories on the work. Thousands of photos professional and amateur, were taken, posted and shared across blogs and social media sights. In just over 30 days, Lucid Stead officially became a phenomenon.

Image Courtesy © royale projects : contemporary art

  • Architects: Phillip K Smith III
  • Project: Lucid Stead
  • Location: California, U.S.A
  • Photography: Steven king photography

ERMITAGE in Trossö, Sweden by SEPTEMBRE

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Article source: SEPTEMBRE

A wooden cabin with sauna and bedroom on the island of Trossö, Sweden. Two large windows frame the windswept and poetic landscape: the ocean on one side, pines on the other, with a large sliding door effectively doubling the living area when open. The  cabin contains a sauna and a 2 person bedroom, living room.The cabin was designed for a couple who spend their summers on the remote island of Trossö, off the west coast of Sweden.

Image Courtesy © Alphonse Sarthout

  • Architects: SEPTEMBRE
  • Project: ERMITAGE
  • Location: Trossö, Sweden
  • Photography: Alphonse Sarthout
  • Use: Summer house
  • Site Area: ㎡ 3 ha
  • Bldg. Area: ㎡ 20m²
  • Gross Floor Area: ㎡ 17m²
  • Bldg. Scale: Stories above Ground, Stories below Ground : 1 level
  • Structure: Wood structure, beams and pillars in Swedish Spruce. Ground pillars in cast concrete
  • Max. Height: 4m
  • Exterior Finish: Painted Swedish spruce
  • Project Team: Lina Lagerstrom, MemiaBelkaid , Sami Aloulou, DouniaHamdouch, Emilia Jansson
  • Client: Private

Town Cabin in Rjukan, Norway by Rallar Arkitekter

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Article source: Rallar Arkitekter

Town Cabin

The Rjukan Town Cabin is built by 22 architect students from NTNU, and managed by the student group Rallar Arkitekter. The project is a pavilion meant to be a new and different place to meet for the population of Rjukan. The pavilion is open for everyone at every hour of the day, and contains an exhibition with pictures from Rjukan in the past and present.

Image Courtesy © Per Berntsen

  • Architects: Rallar Arkitekter
  • Project: Town Cabin
  • Location: Rjukan, Norway
  • Photography: Per Berntsen, Rallar Arkitekter, Janne Hillersøy and Kristian Eliassen
  • Municipality: Tinn Kommune, Norway
  • Completed: Juni, 2013
  • Principal: Tinn Kommune
  • Architect coworkers: Anders Gunleiksrud, John Haddal Mork, Kristine Øvstebø, Steinar Hillersøy Dyvik, Silje Ruud
    Eiliv Andreas Myren Ribe
  • Supervisor structural Engineering: Bendik Manum, Førsteamanuensis, fakultet for arkitektur og billedkunst, NTNU
  • Arcitectonic consultants: Steffen Wellinger Førsteamanuensis Sivilarkitekt MNAL
  • Project management: Rallar Arkitekter
  • Construction management: Rallar Arkitekter
  • Main Entrepreneur: Rallar Arkitekter, A-Å Entrepenør
  • Gross area: 60m2
  • Costs excl. VAT and the cost reporting year: 360 000 (2013)
  • Building students: Christopher Wilkens, Runa Dahler Sandø, Nina Heir, Ellen Age Kildal, Katarina Harbækvold, Halvard Bergan Paus, Steinar Hillersøy Dyvik, Kristine Øvstebø, Henrik Andreas Borgnes Pfieffer, Sebastian Østlie, Marit Heggvoll, Silje Ruud, John Haddal Mork, Andreas Bakken Smedås, Anders Gunleiksrud.

Temporary Shipping Container City in Amsterdam, Netherlands by O + A strategies and architecture 

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Article source: O + A strategies and architecture 

Over Het IJ Festival 2012 opened in a temporary shipping container city designed by O+A at the NDSM shipyard in North Amsterdam.

The festival for site-specific theatre performances have been organised at the NDSM shipyard for over two decades. Theatrical artists, both young and experienced, are challenged to employ and investigate the disused shipyard for unique and context-specific performances.

Image Courtesy © O + A strategies and architecture

  • Architects: O + A strategies and architecture
  • Project: Temporary Shipping Container City
  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Client: Stichting IJ Producties
  • Team: Marc van Asseldonk, Auguste van Oppen, Aleš Hanak
  • Commission type:  full commission
  • Collaborators: Van Eden Bouwconstructies (engineer), Luca Stappers (stage designer)
  • year: 2012
  • Status: built

Foster + Partners completes upgrade of Cathay Pacific’s first class cabin

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Article source: Foster + Partners 

Following the successful refurbishment of The Wing, Cathay Pacific’s flagship lounge at Hong Kong International Airport, the practice has carried the lounge’s sophisticated design into the first class cabin of the Boeing 777-300ER fleet. The project to refresh the award-winning cabin is the first time that the practice has designed the interior and furnishings for a commercial aircraft.

Image Courtesy © Steve Wong

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: Cathay Pacific’s first class cabin
  • Photography: Steve Wong, Foster + Partners, Nigel Young_Foster + Partners, John Nye
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