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TREE Sukkasem VILLA in Petchabun, Thailand by TOUCH Architect

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: TOUCH Architect 

The site is located on the Northern part of Thailand, approximately 1,200 meters above sea level. An outback terrain area has no electricity, water supply, or even other buildings nearby. There is only an agricultural space for native.

Image Courtesy © Chalermwat Wongchompoo

Image Courtesy © Chalermwat Wongchompoo

  • Architects: TOUCH Architect
  • Project: TREE Sukkasem VILLA
  • Location: Petchabun, Thailand
  • Photography: Chalermwat Wongchompoo
  • Owner: Mr.Phol
  • Used Area: 450 sq.m.
  • Site Area: 80,000 sq.m. (aprx. 50 rai)
  • Completion: 2013

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Condo Hôtel de Ville in Québec, Canada by ACDF Architecture

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: ACDF Architecture

The Hôtel-de-Ville Residence is a multifamily residential project in the Plateau Mont-Royal district of Montreal. This historic workers neighbourhood offers a variety of architectural richness, including the extensive use of traditional red clay brick. The project consolidates a block corner with an existing twostorey building through the construction of a new three-storey building that cantilevers over the existing volume. The project is distinguished by creating unity and cohesion between a patrimonial building and contemporary architecture, through a simple stripped-down language. For ACDF Architecture, the Hôtelde- Ville Residence was an opportunity to reflect on the expression of contemporary urban architecture.

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

Image Courtesy © Adrien Williams

  • Architects: ACDF Architecture (Maxime-Alexis Frappier, Joan Renaud, Martin Champagne, Christelle Montreuil Jean-Pois, France Perras, Marie-Eve Chapados, Laurence Le Beux, Martin St-Georges, Matthew Belaen)
  • Project: Condo Hôtel de Ville
  • Location: Hôtel-De-Ville Avenue, Corner Of Villeneuve Avenue, Plateau Mont-Royal, Montreal, Québec, Canada
  • Photography: Adrien Williams
  • Client: Orbitat
  • Other Professionals: GENIEX /CIVIL STRUCTURE,  FOB CONSTRUCTION INC. / ENTREPRENEUR GÉNÉRAL
  • Completion date: March 2015

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University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons in Illinois by Studio Gang Architects

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: Studio Gang Architects

Residential Amenities:

• 800 student beds: 252 single rooms, 193 double rooms including 16 RAs, and 48 student apartments including eight Resident Head apartments and two Resident Master apartments.
• Grouped into eight “houses” of 100 students named for prominent members of the UChicago community: Dr. Robert A. Behar House, John and Barbara Boyer House, Brady W. Dougan and Laura E. Niklason House, Rogers Family House, Alexis and Steven Strongin House, Immanuel Thangaraj House, Tina and Byron Trott House and Francis and Rose Yuen House
• 48,791 sf green roof, including 23,603 sf resident-only (private) landscaped courtyards on the second level
• Five music practice rooms and eight pianos
• Community Commons, multi-purpose room, 14 group study spaces, and a 24 hour reading room

Image Courtesy © Tom Harris

Image Courtesy © Tom Harris

  • Architects: Studio Gang Architects
  • Project: University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons
  • Location: 5500 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 (55th Street and University Avenue), USA
  • Photography: Tom Harris, Steve Hall | Hedrich Blessing
  • Client: The University of Chicago
  • Design Builder: Mortenson Construction
  • Architects: Jeanne Gang, Mark Schendel, Todd Zima with Aurelien Tsemo, John Castro, Emily Licht, Vincent Calabro, Wei-Ju Lai, Ashley Ozburn, Laura Ettedgui, Chris Vant Hoff, Beth Zacherle, Paige Adams, Ana Flor, Zac Heaps, William Emmick, Roger Molina-Vera, Kara Boyd, Jay Hoffman, Schuyler Smith, Weston Walker, Juan de la Mora, Christopher Ciraulo, Lindsey Moyer, Will Lambeth, Danny Jimenez, Angela Peckham, Michael Leaveck
  • Associate Architect: Hanbury
  • Engineers:
    • dbHMS – MEP/Fire Protection Engineer
    • Magnussen Klemencic Associates – Structural Engineer
    • David Mason & Associates – Civil Engineer

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MP House in Sesma, Spain by alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: alcolea+tárrago arquitectos

The commission began in a private competition, in which our office was selected not by a particular project, but by the attitude showed to the clients to build a maximum house with a very small budget in a plot with a very sharp slope. And not least, the involvement and commitment, perhaps beyond any logical reason, to propose successive approximations to the project (up to five preliminary projects and a full executive project with its visa) before the final solution.

Image Courtesy © Iñaki Bergera

Image Courtesy © Iñaki Bergera

  • Architects: alcolea+tárrago arquitectos (Rubén Alcolea / Jorge Tárrago)
  • Project: MP House in Sesma
  • Location: Calle Doctor Magallón 31293 Sesma, Navarra, Spain
  • PhotographyIñaki BergeraJuan Rodríguez, Aitor Acilu
  • Collaborator: Leire Zaldua / Aitor Acilu / Izaskun Bilbao
  • Estructure consulting: Víctor Goñi Juvera / Helena Goñi Barbarin
  • Technical Arq: Isabelino Río Rodríguez
  • Contractor: Construcciones Irisarri-Munilla
  • Subcontractor: instalación geotermia/geothermal facilities: Visiona BD
  • Structure: encofrados Larraga
  • Area: 315 m2+273 m2 (exterior +gardening)
  • Budget: 330.000 euros
  • Project date: July 2010
  • Start date: December 2010
  • End date: July 2012

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Jaegersborg Watertower in Klampenborg, Denmark by Dorte Mandrup Architects ApS

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: Dorte Mandrup Architects ApS

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter ApS won in 2004 the competition to convert Jægersborg Water Tower into a mixeduse building. On the upper floors, student housing units mark the perimeter of the existing structure. Each unit is expressed by a protruding crystal-like add-on that brings daylight into the apartment, and offers unobstructed views to the surrounding landscape. Together, the crystals and the communal balconies add both a human scale, and a new sculptural layer, that emphasizes the landmark character of the tower. The lower floors are inhabited by a youth center, and contain several large multipurpose rooms. A combination of tall windows and colored panels create a varied pattern that surrounds the youth center. Large garage-style doors on the ground floor open up to extend the active indoor space into the outdoor playground.

Image Courtesy © Jens Markus Lindhe

Image Courtesy © Jens Markus Lindhe

  • Architects: Dorte Mandrup Architects ApS
  • Project: Jaegersborg Watertower
  • Location: Ørnegårdsvej 21, 2820 Gentofte, Klampenborg, Denmark
  • Photography: Jens Markus Lindhe and Torben Eskerod
  • Client: Gentofte Municipality and Domea
  • Landscape: Marianne Levinsen Landscape
  • Consultants: Acoustic consulting: BC Ltd
  • Engineer: Hansen, Carlsen & Frølund A/S
  • Consultancy type: Turnkey Contractor: E. Pihl & Søn A/S
  • Site area: 5370 M2
  • Construction area / foot print: 310 M2
  • Extent / total floor area: 2.880 M2
  • Apartment type A: 28 M2 net
  • Apartment type B: 32 M net
  • Completed / Year: June 2006

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Orgeval in Reims, France by f+f architectes

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: f+f architectes

At the heart of the urban renewal of the Orgeval district in Reims, that is a worn-down sixties housing estate area with its problematics, the building opens up on a new large plaza and three different streets, while being largely contiguous to a housing and service block.

This building combines 2 distinct programmes.

Image Courtesy © Camille Gharbi

Image Courtesy © Camille Gharbi

  • Architects: f+f architectes (Aurélie Fechter & Johan Fritzell)
  • Project: Orgeval (The Attic – conversion of an attic into a duplex apartment)
  • Location: Reims, France
  • Photography: Camille Gharbi
  • Client: City of Reims
  • Area: 2350 sqm. (aprox. 25 300 square feet)
  • Year: 2012 – 2016

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Scenario’s House in London, England by Scenario Architecture

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: Scenario Architecture

This house was a chance to be our own clients. It was purchased with the intention of completely renovating, extending and adapting it to the scenarios of our own family life. It presented us with the opportunity to ‘practice what we preach’ to its fullest expression and create the scenario house. The main design challenge was finding a way of connecting the front part of the house, which originally had two separate Victorian reception rooms with the basement level, a full floor height below, both physically and visually, in order to create a sense of single and connected open living and kitchen spaces.

Image Courtesy © Matt Clayton

Image Courtesy © Matt Clayton

  • Architects: Scenario Architecture
  • Project: Scenario’s House
  • Location: Alconbury Rd, London, England
  • Photography: Matt Clayton
  • Software used: ArchiCAD
  • Completed: 2016

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The Rotating Radius House in New Mexico by jantzen studio

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: jantzen studio

The Rotating Radius House is an experimental interactive architecture project designed to provide a special weekend retreat place for two people living in New Mexico.

At the center is a twenty-foot diameter glass and steel cylindrical space formed by twelve perimeter sliding glass doors, and by twelve segments of a sloped glass and steel roof. Each of the sliding glass doors is fitted with interior privacy shades and screens. This space contains a large centrally located light, a bed, chairs, tables, a food preparation pod, and a bath/toilet pod, all mounted on wheels. The entire house is powered by a large solar panel mounted on the top of the structure, and by auxiliary propane gas, stored nearby in steel tanks. Rainwater is collected off of the roof and purified for use in the house, and stored in an outside reservoir.

Image Courtesy © jantzen studio

Image Courtesy © jantzen studio

  • Architects: jantzen studio
  • Project: The Rotating Radius House
  • Location: New Mexico, USA

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Dongshikou Hutong PJ in Beijing, China by B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Article source: B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio

Located in a hutong near the historical centre in Beijing, the L-­‐shaped house is sandwiched between the old hutong wall and a two floor building. The renovation aimed to transform the dated 43m2 residence into a convenient, functional modern living space for a family of six people .

Image Courtesy © Ruijing Photo

Image Courtesy © Ruijing Photo

  • Architects: B.L.U.E. Architecture Studio (Shuhei Aoyama, Yoko Fujii, Lingzi Liu)
  • Project: Dongshikou Hutong PJ in Beijing
  • Location: Dengshikou, Beijing, China
  • Photography: Ruijing Photo
  • Size: 2-Story
  • Building Area: 43m2
  • Construction Period: 9.2016

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Rocha Apartment in Catalonia, Spain by CaSA – Colombo and Serboli Architecture

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Article source: CaSA – Colombo and Serboli Architecture 

The brief was to transform this neglected, very badly distributed apartment into an attractive holiday home.

The property is located in an extremely central street, right between Plaza Catalunya y Plaza Universitat, on the sixth floor of an art nouveau building.

Nonetheless, this last floor was built in the ’60 and lacked of the charm of the rest of the building.

Image Courtesy © Roberto Ruiz

Image Courtesy © Roberto Ruiz

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