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Baita Italia in Jilin, China by SLOW Architects

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Article source: SLOW Architects

The Italian word “Baita” refers to a place that allows climbers to have a break and regain their strength. This café located in Vanke Lake Songhua Resort is appropriately denominated as “Baita Italia” due to its remarkable place at the right beginning of the town center of the resort facing the mountain and the ski tracks, and its role in the cultural communication between Vanke and Italy.

Image Courtesy © Zhou Ruogu

Image Courtesy © Zhou Ruogu

  • Architects: SLOW Architects
  • Project: Baita Italia
  • Location: Lake Songhua, Jilin
  • Photography: Zhou Ruogu
  • Software used: Autocad, Sketchup and Photoshop
  • GFA: approx. 500m2
  • Completion time: 2014.12

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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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STYLE MEXICO HOTEL by TRAZOENTREDOSarquitectos

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Article source: TRAZOENTREDOSarquitectos

STYLE MEXICO HOTEL, is located in Mexico City; and is the first ACCOR STYLE HOTEL in Mexico. The project consider interior work that spanned from conceptualization and development. The design guidelines require generating a “Thematic” proposal, directed to Mexico, making it unique in the world.

Image Courtesy © ACCOR

Image Courtesy © ACCOR

  • Architects: TRAZOENTREDOSarquitectos
  • Project: STYLE MEXICO HOTEL
  • Location: Liverpool 115, Col. Juárez, Mexico City
  • Photography: ACCOR
  • Software used: CAD, Corel Draw, Sketchup, 3d Max
  • DESIGNER: Luis Gonzalez Villamil, Ernesto Rossell
  • CLIENT: CCPM GRUOP / Lic. Carlos Resendes
  • BUILDER: ROCAL / Ing. Roberto Calvet, Ing. Luis Manríquez
  • FORNITURE: Kadensa/ Anya Estrada
  • DECORATION: Tsimani Studio/ Yolanda Resendiz, Jesus Renteria
  • BUILT AREA: 2200sq2
  • COMPLETION: December 2014

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Marquee at San Juan Bosco Square in Pamplona, Spain by MLMR architects

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Article source: MLMR architects 

The project is a small marquee designed to improve the pedestrian access to an underground parking, located in the Plaza San Juan Bosco, in Pamplona. Originally, the access was exposed, and consisted of stairs accompanied by old metal railings. The commission, therefore, consisted on covering such stairs; and the execution budget was very small.

Image Courtesy © Víctor Larripa Artieda, Javier Martín Pascual

Image Courtesy © Víctor Larripa Artieda, Javier Martín Pascual

  • Architects: MLMR architects 
  • Project: Marquee at San Juan Bosco Square
  • Location: Plaza San Juan Bosco. Pamplona,Spain
  • Photography: Víctor Larripa Artieda, Javier Martín Pascual
  • Software used: Autocad and SketchUP
  • Architects in charge: Javier Martín, Víctor Larripa, Javier Martínez, Daniel Ruiz de Gordejuela
  • Construction company: The architects managed the different guilds in the construction
    • Masonry: SCS construcciones
    • Metalwork: Metaldeco S.L.
    • Glasswork: Cristalería San Francisco.
    • Illumination: Biled Iluminación
    • Paintwork: Pinturas Galán
  • Area m2: 16,65 m2 (Plan projection)
  • Date: 2014

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Roebourne Children and Family Centre in Australia by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Article source: Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

Conceptual framework: Underlying principles: values; core ideas; philosophy

Roebourne Children and Family Centre has been designed to provide licensed child care places to mainly Aboriginal Families in the region.  Additionally the family centre component supports community groups and organisations by providing a multi-purpose activity space, kitchen, crèche, and a counseling room and medical examination suite focusing on child and youth issues.

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

Image Courtesy © Peter Bennetts

  • Architects: Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects
  • Project: Roebourne Children and Family Centre
  • Location: Roebourne, Australia
  • Photography: Peter Bennetts
  • Software used: Vectorworks, Sketch-up and many card models
  • Project Team: Finn Pedersen, Adrian Iredale, Martyn Hook, Vincci Chow, Nikki Ross, Melissa Loong,Rebecca Angus, Khairani Khalifah, , Mary McAree, Drew Penhale, Matthew Fletcher
  •  Structural Engineer: Terpkos Engineering, Builder- Geraldton Building Services and Cabinets
  • Awards: 2014 Australian Institute of Architects AIA WA Chapter Colorbond Steel Commendation Award

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64 Westbourne Drive in London, England by Ansham Architects

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Article source: Ansham Architects

64 Westbourne Drive, is located at the juncture of Perry Vale, Westbourne Drive & Church Rise in the suburb of Forest Hill, South London.

Image Courtesy © Ashley Gendek

Image Courtesy © Ashley Gendek

  • Architects: Shyam Patel (Ansham Architects)
  • Project: 64 Westbourne Drive
  • Location: 64 Westbourne Drive, Forest Hill, London SE23 2UN
  • Photography: Ashley Gendek
  • Software used: Sketchup pro and layout (Trimble) for all architectural work
  • Structural Engineers: NWS Associates
  • Project Architect: Shyam Patel
  • Design Team: Christopher Beckett, Shyam Patel
  • Client: OG Developments LLP
  • Funding: Private

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Kayseri Chamber of Commerce in Turkey by SELIM SENIN

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Article source: SELIM SENIN

Building serves all trades in the city where decisions are taken about the tradesmen. So the assembly hall was designed in the form of roof.
Assembly hall is located at a point in defining dominate at the highest level.

Image Courtesy © Selim Senin

Image Courtesy © Selim Senin

  • Architects: SELIM SENIN
  • Project: Kayseri Chamber of Commerce
  • Location: Kayseri, Turkey
  • Software used: Sketchup, Vray, Autocad, Photoshop

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Göcek Portville in Fethiye, Turkey by Cemal Mutlu Architects

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Article source: Cemal Mutlu Architects

The project was prepared in 1999 and constructed in 2007. At the time of the design, regional plan regulations on building local style were strict and most of the architectural elements ere dictated. Working within these limitations, we had to take the Muğla residential style as reference, that was never applied within the Göcek area. The site plan was partially developed with HOK. Considering the land’s flat surface, high water table and existence of the marina in a short distance, formation of channels seemed to be evident during design process. The water channels, serves as a means a means of transport to the open sea and allows the cool breeze into the development while giving different vistas to the shore and the neighboring forest.

Image Courtesy © Cemal Mutlu Architects

Image Courtesy © Cemal Mutlu Architects

  • Architects: Cemal Mutlu Architects (Ali Derya Mutlu)
  • Project: Göcek Portville
  • Location: Fethiye, Turkey
  • Software used: Autocad, CorelDRAW, Photoshop, Sketchup

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Microsoft Technology Pavilion in Sochi, Russia by Nowadays

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Article source: Nowadays

The Microsoft Technology Pavilion was designed by architectural firm Nowadays for the 2014 Winter Olympic games, held in Sochi. Standard rectangular plots 25×30 meters were given to sponsors of the Games in the Olympic park. One of the main requirements of the Olympic Committee was to locate a single volume on the site. But the clients wanted to create a public space where visitors could meet between competitions. So architects decided to rethink the proposed layout of a single building in the center of the site and distributed all the functions around the perimeter. It gave the opportunity to create a multilevel courtyard, saturated with various activities.

Image Courtesy © Ilya Ivanov

Image Courtesy © Ilya Ivanov

  • Architects: Nowadays
  • Project: Microsoft Technology Pavilion
  • Location: Olympic Park, Sochi, Russian Federation
  • Software used: SketchUp and Autocad
  • Photography: Ilya Ivanov
  • Year: 2014
  • Design Team: Anna Ivyanskaya, Natalya Mastalerzh, Nata Tatunashvili

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Gordon Avenue by Frits de Vries Architect

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Article source: Frits de Vries Architect

Set on a moderately sloped lot, this single-family house is organized around a feature interior double-height division, bisecting social from functional spaces, private from public rituals.

Image Courtesy © Frits de Vries Architect

Image Courtesy © Frits de Vries Architect

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