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1896 Double-Height Courtroom Restoration by Fisher Heck Architects

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Article source: Fisher Heck Architects

What was once two separate courtrooms with adjacent support offices and an intermediate floor separating the two, is now a grand two-story Commissioners Courtroom, restored to its original 1896 creation. In addition to the courtroom restoration, a new stairwell spanning five floors within the courthouse was designed to bring the building up to code. One of the challenging requirements to this courtroom is that it had to serve multiple uses in order to make the room more accommodating throughout the year.

Image Courtesy © Fisher Heck Architects

Image Courtesy © Fisher Heck Architects

  • Architects: Fisher Heck Architects
  • Project: 1896 Double-Height Courtroom Restoration
  • Software Used: Revit

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OVO in Fideris, Switzerland by Camilo Rebelo

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Article source: Camilo Rebelo

EGG project was an order from a client full of restlessness – OJ.
OJ acquired a sculpture, called ‘Seed’, of the contemporary Portuguese artist Rui Chafes. The piece built in iron finds its purpose in the universality of OJ’s mind that seeks values such as origin, purity and universal mystery.

In a second stage, OJ threw us the challenge to design and build a space to receive and expose the ‘Seed’, promoting a deep reflection between Art and Architecture. The designed space is in the basement of his home in Fideris, located in the Swiss Alps.

Image Courtesy © Patricio Guedes

Image Courtesy © Patricio Guedes

  • Architects: Camilo Rebelo
  • Project: OVO
  • Location: Fideris, Switzerland
  • Photography: Patricio Guedes
  • Software used: AutoCAD, Solidworks
  • Client: O. J.
  • Collaborators: Patricio Guedes
  • Project partner – sculptor: Rui Chafes
  • Engineering coordination: GOP – Gabinete de Organização e Projectos Lda. (more…)

Toho Apartment Renovation in Fukuoka-city, Japan by Yusaku Matsuoka architects and associates

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Article source: Yusaku Matsuoka architects and associates

This is a full renovation project for a room in a 1978-built apartment. From the window, a beautiful view of one of the Fukuoka sights, Ohori Park, can be seen. Water surfaces in the park reflect sunshine and change their expression throughout the day. The first design policy was a utilization of this scenic view.

Image Courtesy © Yousuke Harigane/TechniStaff

Image Courtesy © Yousuke Harigane/TechniStaff

  • Architects: Yusaku Matsuoka architects and associates
  • Project: Toho Apartment Renovation
  • Location: Fukuoka-city, Japan
  • Photography: Yousuke Harigane/TechniStaff
  • Principal Use: Residence
  • Total Floor Area: 110m2
  • Date of Completion: November 2014

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The Little Pilot by Brani & Desi

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Article source: Brani & Desi

\”The Little Pilot\” is а room for a little boy who loves the idea one day to become a pilot. He loves to build airplanes and to read and listen stories about famous pilots. His room presents his little idea, which one day become a big.
The concept of the design is inspired by the idea of Kobi Yamada’s book “What Do You Do with an Idea?”

Image Courtesy © Brani & Desi

Image Courtesy © Brani & Desi

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VIENNESE GUEST ROOM in Austria by heri&salli

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Article source: heri&salli

The architects’ studio heri&salli designed the VIENNESE GUEST ROOM for the Gegenbauer Vinegar Brewery in Vienna. They created guest rooms in 5 small apartments in a Viennese apartment building, with the bare minimum of intervention. The main and practically the sole piece of furniture is the socalled VIENNESE GUEST BED.

Image Courtesy © Hans Schubert

Image Courtesy © Hans Schubert

  • Architects: heri&salli
  • Project: VIENNESE GUEST ROOM
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Photography: Hans Schubert, Minna Liebhart
  • Team: Wolfgang Novotny
  • Client: Erwin Gegenbauer
  • Started: September 2014
  • Finished: Jänner 2015

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Surgeon’s Rooms in Melbourne, Australia by fmd architects

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Article source: fmd architects

The project is a renovation & extension the existing consulting rooms for Knox Orthopedic Group, adjacent to Knox hospital. The main entry is via the Knox hospital car-park, with the rear entry within a residential street.

The brief was to extend the existing administration spaces and reception area and add 2 additional consulting rooms.

Image Courtesy © John Gollings

Image Courtesy © John Gollings

  • Architects: fmd architects
  • Project: Surgeon’s Rooms
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: John Gollings
  • Project Completion: 2014
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak, Owen Castley
  • Builder: Malin Construction
  • Structural Engineer: Macleod Consulting
  • Services Engineer: BRT Consulting
  • Building Surveyor: Wilsmore Nelson Goup
  • Town Planner: Urbis
  • Landscape Architect: Katherine Rekaris

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Trojan Egg in Swiss, Switzerland by Camilo Rebelo

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Article source:  Camilo Rebelo 

OVO[i] project was a challenge of a deeply restless client, which proposed the construction of a space to install one sculpture from Rui Chafes – Semente[ii]. This room is in the basement of his home in Fideris, located in the Swiss Alps.

This ‘Trojan Egg’ is the first stage of the project OVO. The purpose of this wooden Egg is to create a void, to unveil a new dimension and through it potentiate mystery. Mystery is a condition that is very close to disappear from our civilization. This value is for us one of the main reasons of life, and therefore the Egg is the dimension we choose to express it.

Image Courtesy © Camilo Rebelo

Image Courtesy © Camilo Rebelo

  • Architects: Camilo Rebelo 
  • Project: Trojan Egg
  • Location: Swiss, Switzerland

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Dressing Room for a Garden with a Pond in Tarragona, Spain by Clara Nubiola

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Article source: Clara Nubiola

This project started some time ago. Close relatives brought up the idea of constructing a wc/changing room in the garden. A place to change in and out of a bathing suit since the pond is used as a pool, thus avoiding having to go to the house in order to get changed. A place also to wash one’s hands after the “calçotades” that have already been established as a winter tradition. Pen, paper and inspection of the area to decide where would we place it.

Image Courtesy © Adrià Goula

Image Courtesy © Adrià Goula

  • Architects: Clara Nubiola
  • Project: Dressing Room for a Garden with a Pond
  • Location: Tarragona, Spain
  • Photography: Adrià Goula

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iMovie Room by In-es.artdesign

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Article source: In-es.artdesign

iMovie is one of the various iRooms formats, a room with a film projector on the wall that you can manage directly from the included iPad, the soft curves of the bed structure, of the closet, and of the big Jacuzzi with view, suggested us the use of spherical lamps to emphasize the sinuosity of the shapes and of the context. The Luna pendant lamps by In-es.artdesign, perfectly adapted to our needs both for their shape and for the material used which resembles the surface of the moon. Inside the lamps we inserted RGB LED lamps that can be regulated in intensity and in color directly through iPad.

Image Courtesy © In-es.artdesign

Image Courtesy © In-es.artdesign

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Eichler Great Room Remodel in Mountian View, California by Klopf Architecture

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Article source: Klopf Architecture

What was once a disjointed set of rooms were all combined into one large great room, complete with a new kitchen. The open, modern design space admits light and openness to nature and allows this family with small children to live together in comfort.

Image Courtesy © Mariko Reed

Image Courtesy © Mariko Reed

  • Architects: Klopf Architecture
  • Project: Eichler Great Room Remodel
  • Location: Mountian View, California
  • Photography: Mariko Reed
  • Software used: ArchiCAD
  • Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, and Angela Todorova
  • Contractor: Flegels Construction
  • Year completed: 2013

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